2017 route: back to the Alpe d'Huez

Thursday, March 16th

The 69th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 4–11) will bring many of the Tour de France favourites head-to-head, pitting them against the fearsome Mont du Chat for the first time in... Read more

2017 Dauphiné : teams selection

Thursday, January 26th

The organisers have chosen the teams that will take part in the 75th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 4-11). Read more

Going all out

Thursday, March 16th

Cycling fans develop a very particular attachment to the history of the places they visit. As a result, the familiar features of the 2017 Dauphiné route are likely to be music to the ears of even... Read more

Dauphiné 2017: Saint-Etienne 70 years on

Tuesday, September 27th

70 years after the birth of the Critérium du Dauphiné, the start of the 2017 edition will take place in Saint-Etienne on June 4, 2017 with a 170km stage on the programme. This will be a race the... Read more

Chris Froome and Stephen Cummings: rule Britannia!

Monday, June 13th

Great-Britain's Stephen Cummings claimed his first ever stage victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné thanks to a 60-km long solo breakaway while his compatriot Chris Froome sealed his third overall... Read more

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Sporting stakes / rules

What is there to win?

The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties, they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.

Download the rules (pdf)

The Stakes

  • Stage victory RAGT Semences

    The 69th Critérium du Dauphiné will be made up of 8 stages.
    The Stage victory, sponsored by RAGT Semences

  • Blue and Yellow Jersey LCL

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the general classification.
    The Blue and Yellow jersey, sponsored by LCL.

  • The Green Jersey Skoda

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the points classification. The points are won on the intermediate sprint and at the finish of each stage.
    The Green jersey, sponsored by Skoda.

  • White Polka Dot Jersey Région Auvergne -  Rhône-Alpes

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the mountain classification. The mountain points are won on reaching the climbs or passes in each of the seven straight stages.
    The Polka Dot Jersey has been sponsored by Région Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes.

  • The White Jersey Savoie Mont Blanc

    It is worn by the best young rider aged 25 years or less in the general individual time classification.
    The White Jersey has been sponsored by Savoie Mont Blanc.

  • The team classification

    This classification is established by adding up the time of the three best riders in each team on each stage.

Official Timekeeper

Jersey wearers after the stage 7

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