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XIV TERRAS do INFANTE – LAGOS dos DESCOBRIMENTOS
EUROPEAN CUP 1st Stage – 2017

REGULATION

1. ORGANIZATION

The “Terras do Infante” speed skating competition is organized by Roller Lagos Clube de Patinagem. It counts on the collaboration of the CEC committee (Comité Européen de Course), the National Skating Federation of Portugal, the Alentejo Skating Association, on the support of Lagos Municipality and São Gonçalo de Lagos parish council as well as its partnerships with various local institutions. The tournament will be the 1st stage of the European Cup 2017 in the Cadets, Juniors B, Juniors A and Seniors Elite classes.

2. DATES

The event will be taking place from 7-9 April 2017 – Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, 10 April, there will be a clinic for athletes and a training session for coaches at the Júlio Dantas secondary school.

3. VENUE

The venue for the races will be the 200 m Vesmaco-coated banked track at the Julio Dantas secondary school, the main avenue in Lagos Avenida dos Descobrimentos and the streets and roads of Lagos council.

4. PARTICIPATION

The competition is open to all skaters from the Benjamins class and upwards who wish to participate, competing in their respective age group, in male and female classes, over three days of competition. Athletes of any nationality may take part in the competition representing clubs, schools or teams, or as individual competitors.

5. REGISTRATIONS

Registrations are limited and must be submitted in accordance with the standards indicated in the following paragraphs:

a) Registrations must be done online at www.terrasdoinfante.rollerlagos.pt

b) Entry fees   –

Age Groups < 17 March 18 to 31 March
BENJAMINS, ESCOLARES, INFANTIS, INICIADOS E MASTERS 12,5€ 20€
CADETES, JUNIORES B, JUNIORES A E SENIORES 25€ 35€
NÃO FEDERADOS 5€ 10€

c) Deadline for registrations – The deadline for registrations is at midnight on 31 March 2017. After this date, and upon payment of an extra charge to be determined, the organization may decide whether or not to accept late entries.

d) Packages – “Packages” including accommodation and meals are available, which should be booked and paid for separately from the registrations.

e) Payment – Registrations only become valid once online payment has been made.

6. AGE GROUPS

AGE GROUP YEAR OF BIRTH
Não federados/Desporto Escolar Born after 1997, non federated and/or registered in school sports
Benjamins 2010 and after
Escolares 2009 /2008
Infantis 2007 / 2006
Iniciados 2005 / 2004
Cadetes 2003 / 2002
Juniores B 2001 / 2000
Juniores A 1999 / 1998
Seniores-Elites 1997 and before
Seniores B e Masters 1997 and before (and not registered as seniors elite)

7. BIB NUMBERS AND CHIPS

Bib numbers and chips must be collected from the tournament office, located in the sports hall of the Júlio Dantas School, on Friday 7 April, from 10 am onwards, in exchange for a deposit or ID, which will be returned at the end of the tournament.

8. RULES

The competition is ruled by the present regulations and any omissions in these regulations shall be ruled by the National Speed Skating Committee of the National Skating Federation of Portugal.

9. RACES

AGE GROUP DISTANCES (IN METERS)
Não Federados / Desporto Escolar 800; 200;
Benjamins 600; 400; 200
Escolares 800; 600; 200
Infantis 1000; 800; 200
Iniciados 3000; 2000; 200
Cadetes 1000; 3000; 300 time trial; 5000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Juniores B 1000; 3000; 300 time trial; 5000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Juniores A 1000; 5000; 300 time trial; 15000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Seniores Elite 1000; 5000; 300 time trial; 15000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Seniores B / Masters 3000; 1000; 5000 P; 22Km Road
Estafetas – Formação 1800 (9 Laps);
Estafetas – Absolutos 3000 (15 Laps);

(*) Races for the European Cup.

10. CLASSIFICATION

To obtain the final classification an Individual Final Ranking will be made.

The Individual Final Ranking is calculated based on the total number of points obtained by each skater in all races. Points are awarded for each race in reverse order to the final classification of the race. The skater who finishes in last place receives one point, whereas the skater who finishes in first place is awarded the equivalent number of points to the number of participants in the race.

In the event of a tie in the Individual Final Ranking, the deciding race is the final race of the competition (this applies to all age groups).

The Collective Final Ranking is calculated based on the number of points obtained in the Individual Final Ranking by all athletes from the same club/team/selection.

In the European Cup there will be an individual classification in the sprint and long distance races for the Cadets, Juniors B, Juniors A and Seniors age groups only. The 300 m time trial and 1 km races count for the sprint ranking and the points obtained in the 3.5 km and 15 km races count in the distance ranking.

11. PRIZES

a) Trophies and/or medals – all age groups

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 skaters in all races by age group and gender, except for Seniors Elite in which prizes will be awarded to the top 5 skaters in accordance with the Individual Final Ranking.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 skaters in all races by age group and gender, except for Seniors Elite in which prizes will be awarded to the top 5 skaters in accordance with the Individual Final Ranking.

In the European Cup Cadets, Juniors B, Juniors A and Seniors age groups, medals will be awarded to the top 3 athletes in the sprint ranking and to the 3 top athletes in the distance ranking.

b)  Prize Money to Seniors and Juniors A

Prize money (a total amount of € 4000) will be awarded to the 5 top winners in the Individual Final Ranking in the Seniors Elite class, both male and female, as well as a trophy each. In addition, prize money will be awarded to the 3 top winners in the Individual Final Ranking in Juniors A, male and female, as well as a trophy each. Prizes will also be awarded to the top qualifiers in the marathon event and to the Lagos track record holders, male and female, in the 300 m time trial.

Prize Money: Seniors Elite – Male and Female

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
500€ 300€ 150€ 75€ 50€

Prize money: Juniors A – Male and Female

1st 2nd 3rd
100€ 75€ 50€

c) b) Special Prize Money by Race – Absolutos Male and Female

(all participating skaters from cadetes to Seniores and Masters):

  • 300m c/r – Track Record, • the male skater (current record – 24,776’’ – Elton de Souza – FRA) and female skater (current record – 27,168’’ – Sheila Posada – ESP) are the current record holders in this event. Any skater who beats these times in their respective gender will receive € 150
  • Half Marathon / Road Race –

1st 2nd 3rd
300€ 150€ 100€

The final awards ceremony will be held after the completion of all races.

12. ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

The organization indicates accommodation with event partners and offers packages specifying terms for clubs and athletes.

It also provides a snack-bar service and meals for Friday (dinner), Saturday (lunch and dinner) and Sunday (lunch) at the competition venue.

13. COMPETION VENUES

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LAGOS CITY

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ROAD – Avenida dos Descobrimentos

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TRACK – ESCOLA SECUNDÁRIA JÚLIO DANTAS

 14. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

The organization of the competition ensures the presence of medical emergency assistance.

However, the organization does not accept responsibility for any accidents or for the physical integrity of the athletes in competition, who should have valid sports insurance.

15. COMPLAINS

Any complaints or protests must made be in writing, addressed to the Chief Referee of the competition, up to 10 minutes after the end of it.

 16. OMISSIONS

All omitted cases shall be considered and resolved by the organization.

 17. CONTACTS AND CLARIFICATIONS

Any clarification concerning these regulations may be obtained through the Roller Lagos Clube de Patinagem, Av. Cabo Bojador, lote 4, C, 8600- 644 Lagos.

E-mail: terrasinfante.rollerlagos@gmail.com; rollerlagos@rollerlagos.pt;  Web: http://www.rollerlagos.pt

Presidente do Roller Lagos, Marco Cardoso, TM – +351 918202267, presidente@rollerlagos.pt

Lagos, December 2016

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