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

REGULATION

1. ORGANIZATION

The “Terras do Infante” speedskating competition is organized by Roller Lagos Clube de Patinagem. It counts on the collaboration of the European Speedskating Comittee – C.E.C., of the National Skating Federation of Portugal, the Alentejo Skating Association, with the support of Lagos Municipality and São Gonçalo de Lagos parish council and also the partnership with several local institutions. It will be the 1st Stage for the European Cups 2017, in Cadets, Junior B, Junior A and Seniors elite.

2. DATE

The event takes place on April 7th, 8th and 9th 2017 – Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, the 10th, there will be a Clinic for athletes and training session for coaches, at Júlio Dantas School.

3. PLACE

The races will be held on the track, with relevê and a perimeter of 200m, with Vescamo floor, situated at Julio Dantas School, in Avenida dos Descobrimentos and on the streets and roads of Lagos council.

4. ADDRESSEE

The competition is open to all skaters from Benjamins who wish to participate, competing in their respective age group in male and female, over three days of competition. In the competition may participate athletes representing clubs, schools, teams or individually, of any nationality.

5. REGISTRATIONS

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

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

b) Cost   –

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

c) Registrations deadline – The registrations deadline will be at midnight on the 31st of March 2017. After this date, and upon payment of an extra charge to be determined, it is up for the organization to accept it or not.

d) Packages – There are “packages”, which include accommodation and meals and should be done and paid separately from the registrations.

e) Payment – Registrations will only be valid after online payment.

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. DORSALS AND CHIPS

Dorsals and chips must be collected from the secretariat of the tournament, located in the sports hall of the Júlio Dantas School, on Friday the 7th, from 10 a.m. onwards, with a deposit or ID, which will be returned at the end of the tournament.

8. RULES

The competition is ruled by the present regulation and what could be here omitted 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 c/r; 5000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Juniores B 1000; 3000; 300 c/r; 5000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Juniores A 1000; 5000; 300 c/r; 15000 P/E; (*) (European Cup) 100m, 22Km Road
Seniores Elite 1000; 5000; 300 c/r; 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.

For the Individual Final Ranking will be added the points obtained by each skater, in all races. The assign points for each race are the inverse order of the final classification of the race. The last ranked receives one point, the first gets the number of points equal to the number of participants in the competition.

In case of ties in the Individual Final Ranking, the competition that ties it is the last race carried out for all age groups.

For the Collective Final Ranking counts the points obtained in the Individual Final Ranking by all athletes of the same club/team/selection.

For the European Cup, only for Cadets, Juniors B, Juniors A and Seniors, there will be an individual classification in speed and long distance races. For the speed ranking, will count the races of 300m c / r and 1km; and for the long distance ranking will count the points that the skaters reach in the races of 3/5 Km and 15Km.

11. AWARDs

a) Awards trophies and / or medals– all age groups

In the set of all the races in each age group and gender, the Top 3 athletes will be awarded, according to the Individual Final Ranking, with an exception for Seniors Elite, which will be awarded the Top 5, according to the Individual Final Ranking.

Awards will be given to the first 10 teams of Final Ranking Panel. Two teams will be awarded, one national (the organization club cannot participate in this award) and a foreign one with the largest number of participating athletes.

In European Cup age groups – Cadets, Juniors B, Juniors A and Seniors will be given medals to the top 3 athletes of the speed ranking and to the 3 top athletes of the long distance ranking.

b)  Prize Money to Seniors and Juniors A

There will be a Prize Money (in the total amount of 4 000€) to the 5 top winners in the Individual Final Ranking in Seniors-Elite, both male and female, as well as a trophy each. And a Prize money to the 3 top winners in the Individual Final Ranking in Juniors A, male and female, as well as a trophy each. The record holders of the Lagos track of the 300m r / c and Half Marathon events will be rewarded.

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 (actual record – 24,776’’ – Elton de Souza – FRA) and the female skater (actual record – 27,168’’ – Sheila Posada – ESP) faster in this race and if they bit these times – 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 place of the competition.

13. COMPETION PLACES

cidade de lagos

LAGOS CITY

ESTRADA – Avenida dos descobrimentos

ROAD – Avenida dos Descobrimentos

PISTA – ESCOLA SECUNDÁRIA JÚLIO DANTAS

TRACK – ESCOLA SECUNDÁRIA JÚLIO DANTAS

 14. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

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

But 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 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 to this regulation 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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