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Article 1. Organization

Tour of Estonia 2021 is organized by Club Tartu Maraton (Laulupeo pst 25, 51007 Tartu, Estonia, ph: +372 7421 644, e-mail: tartumaraton@tartumaraton.ee)under the regulations of the International Cycling Union (UCI CR). It is to be held from 28.05.2021 to 29.05.2021. The race consists of 2 stages.

Race Director is Mr. Indrek Kelk, ph: +372 7421 644; e-mail: indrek@tartumaraton.ee

 

Article 2. Type of event

The event is open to athletes of the ME and MUcategories. It is entered on the UCI Europe Tour calendar as a class 2.1 event.

 

In conformity with the article 2.10.008 of the UCI CR points for the UCI Europe Tour ME and MU ranking are awarded as follows:

 

 Position 

 Final classification 

 Stages 

 Wearing the race leader's jersey per stage 

1

125

14

3

2

85

5

 

3

70

3  

4

60

 

 

5

50

 

 

6

40

 

 

7

35

   

8

30

   

9

25

   

10

20

   

11

15

   

12

10

   
13-15 5    
16-25 3    

 

Article 3. Participation and registration

Tour of Estonia 2021 is open to UCI World Teams (max 50%), UCI Pro Teams, UCI Continental Teams, UCI Cyclo-Cross Professional Teams and National teams as per UCI CR art. 2.1.005.

As per UCI CR art. 2.2.003 the teams must be formed of minimum 5 and maximum 7 riders.

 

Confirmation about accepting the invitation and preliminary registration on correctly filled UCI entry form should be sent by fax or e-mail to the organiser by March 30th, 2021 at the latest. Final confirmation of starters takes place in Hotel Ülemiste conference hall (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) on 27.05.2021 at 15:00–18:00.

 

Article 4. Race headquarters

In Tallinn the race headquarters is open on 27.05.2021 from 14:00 to 19:00 at Hotel Ülemiste conference centre (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) and on 28.05.2021 from 9:30 to 11:00 at Hotel Ülemiste car park.

 

In Tartu the race headquarters is open on 28.05.2021 from 14:30 to 17:00 and on 29.05.2021 from 12:00 to 19:00 and is located at the start and finish area (Toome hill, Lossi str, Tartu).

 

Team representatives are requested to confirm their starters and collect the race numbers at the Hotel Ülemiste conference hall (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) on 27.05.2021 from 15:00 to 18:00.

 

The team managers’ meeting, organized in accordance with the article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Members of the Commissaires’ Panel, is scheduled for 27.05.2021 at 19:00 in Hotel Ülemiste conference hall (Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn).

 

Article 5. Radio-tour

Race information will be broadcast throughout each stage. The allocated frequency will be provided at the team managers’ meeting.

Handout of radio transmitters to team managers will take place every day at the starting area one hour before the start. Each team manager must sign the delivery sheet at receiving and returning of the transmitters, as well as to pay the security deposit 50 €. Transmitters must be returned immediately after each stage.

 

Article 6. Neutral technical support

The neutral support is taken care of by means of: 3 neutral technical service cars and 1 neutral service motorbike.

 

Article 7. Bonuses

Bonuses, under the articles UCI CR 2.6.019 to 2.6.029, will be awarded as follows:

  • Intermediate sprints:      3” – 2” – 1”
  • Stages:                         10” – 6” – 4”
  • Prologue:                      no bonuses on individual time trial stage

 

Article 8. Finishing time limits

Taking into account the characteristics of each stage, the finishing time limits have been set as follows:  

1. stage – 8%

2. stage – 1 lap

In exceptional cases only, unpredictable and of force majeure, the Commissaires Panel may extend the finishing time limits after consultation with the organiser according to the UCI CR art. 2.6.032.

Article 9. Classification

The race has 5 separate classifications:

 

9.1. General Individual Classification on time
General classification on time is decided by adding together the time taken by the riders on each stage, less any time bonuses and plus any time penalties. The rider leading this competition after the 1st stage will wear the yellow leader jersey and receive a daily award. In the event of equality of time, the leading rider will be decided in accordance with the UCI CR art. 2.6.015.

 

9.2. General Individual Classification on points
The Points General Classification is decided by adding together the points awarded at each intermediate sprint and at each stage finish. The rider with the highest number of points, who completes the whole race, is the winner of the General Points Classification.

 

The points are awarded as follows:
Stage finishes: 10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 - 1
Intermediate sprints: 3 – 2 - 1

 

After the 1st stage the winner will wear green points jersey and receive a daily award. In the event of equality, the leader will be the rider with most stage wins or failing that, first places in the intermediate sprints counting for this classification. Failing that, the highest placed rider in the general classification by time will be the leader as indicated in UCI CR 2.6.017.

 

9.3. King of the Mountains (KOM)
Best climber is decided by points awarded on each designated climb.
Points are allocated at each KOM sprint as follows: 3 – 2 - 1 to the 3 first riders.

 

After the 1st stage, the leader will wear red mountain jersey. The leader will be the rider with the most points awarded on designated climbs. In the event of equality, the leader shall be decided in accordance with UCI CR art. 2.6.017.

 

9.4. The Best Young Rider Classification on overall time
The best young rider classification is open to riders born after 1st of January 1999.
The best young rider is decided by adding together the time taken by eligible riders on each stage, less any time bonuses and plus any time penalties. The rider leading this competition after the 1st stage will wear the white young rider’s jersey and receive a daily award. In the event of equality of time, the leading rider will be decided in the same manner as the overall general classification by time.

 

9.5. Team Classification on overall time
The Team award is decided on the total time of the first three riders in the team on each stage, excluding time bonuses. If there is equality on time the leader will be decided in accordance with UCI CR art. 2.6.016.

 

Jerseys awarded by the Organization must be worn for the duration of the following stage. For holders of more than one jersey at a time, the jersey to be worn shall be that with the highest ranking order of presence and the other jersey(s) shall be worn by the second placed rider in the relevant classification.

Article 10. Prizes

The following prizes are awarded (in euros):

 

10.1. STAGES & OVERALL CLASSIFICATION

 

Place 1st stage 2nd stage Overall classifiaction
1st 2142 2142 2200
2nd 1085 1085 1100
3rd 532 532 550
4th 270 270 270
5th 221 221 220
6-7th 158 158 160
8-9th 109 109 110
10-20th 56 56 56

 

 

10.2. DAILY JERSEYS

  Per day
Leader 200
Points 100
Mountain 100
Young 100

 



10.3. SPRINTS and KOM sprints

Placing

Per sprint

1st

100

 

 

 

 


10.4. OVERALL FINAL CLASSIFICATIONS

 

Placing

Points Mountain

Young

Team

1st

200

200

200

200

2nd

100

100

100

100

3rd

50

50

50

50

 

 

A grand total of 19 490 € will be awarded in prize money at the event.

 

All prizes named in Article 10 will be paid out less Estonian personal income tax and mandatory deductions listed in UCI Financial Obligations. Payments will be managed via the UCI Centralized Prize Money Management Platform (CPM) as set in article 1.2.071 and 1.2.072 of the UCI CR. 

Article 11. Antidoping

The UCI antidoping regulations are entirely applicable to the event.

The antidoping tests will take place as follows:

• 1st stage: Lossi Str 36, Tartu;

• 2nd stage: Lossi Str 36, Tartu.

 

Article 12. Awards ceremony

In accordance with the article 1.2.112 and 2.6.018 of the UCI CR, the following riders must attend the official awards ceremony:

 

After each stage

  • The winner of the stage;
  • The leader of the general classification by time;
  • The leaders of other classifications (except classification by teams);

 

After the last stage

  • The winner of the stage;
  • The winners of the other classifications (including classification by teams);
  • The three first riders of the general classification by time;
  • All riders wearing a leader’s jersey.

 

The riders will present themselves at the podium in a time limit of maximum 10 minutes after crossing the finish line.
 

Article 13. Penalties

The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.

 

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  • Supporters:

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  • Media Partner:

  • Official Car:

  • Neutral Service:

  • Supporting institutions:

  • Leader jerseys:

  • Live broadcast:

Klubi Tartu Maraton MTÜ - Laulupeo pst 25, 51007 Tartu
Phone: +372 515 0360     Fax: +372 7422 536     E-mail: tartumaraton@tartumaraton.ee