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Article 1. Organization


Tour of Estonia 2023 is organized by Club Tartu Maraton (Laulupeo pst 25, 51007 Tartu, Estonia, ph: +372 7421 644, e-mail: the regulations of the International Cycling Union (UCI CR). It is to be held from 26.05.2023 to 27.05.2023. The race consists of 2 stages. Race Director is Mr. Indrek Kelk, ph: +372 7421 644; e-mail:


Article 2. Type of event


The event is open to athletes of the ME and MU categories. 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:



 Final classification 


 Wearing the race leader's jersey per stage 










































13-15 5    
16-25 3    


Article 3. Participation and registration


Tour of Estonia 2023 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 2023 at the latest. Final confirmation of starters takes place in Hotel Mercure Tallinn conference hall (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) on 25.05.2023 at 14:00–16:00.


Article 4. Race headquarters

In Tallinn the race headquarters is open on 25.05.2023 from 14:00 to 18:00 at Hotel Mercure Tallinn conference centre (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) and on 26.05.2023 from 9:30 to 11:00 at Hotel Mercure Tallinn car park.

In Tartu the race headquarters is open on 26.05.2023 from 14:30 to 17:00 and on 27.05.2023 from 12:00 to 19:00 andis located at the finish area of the stage.


Team representatives are requested to confirm their starters and collect the race numbers at the Hotel Mercure Tallinn conference hall (address: Lennujaama tee Str 2, Tallinn) on 25.05.2023 from 14:00 to 16:00.


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 25.05.2023 at 17:00 in Hotel Mercure Tallinn 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”


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 – 12%

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 prologue 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. 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 2001.
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 individual times 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):





1st stage 2nd stage Overall classifiaction
1st 2106 2106 2106
2nd 1021 1021 1021
3rd 501 501 501
4th 235 235 235
5th 207 207 207
6-7th 148 148 148
8-9th 103 103 103
10-20th 53 53 53



  Prologue Per stage
Leader 200 200
Points - 100
Mountain - 100
Young 100 100


10.3. SPRINTS and KOM sprints


Per sprint






Points Mountain



















A grand total of 18 433 € will be awarded in prize money at the event.


All prizes named in Article 11 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: Aura Centre (Turu Str 10, Tartu);
  • 2nd stage: Aura Centre (Turu Str 10, 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:

  •  The winner of the stage
  •  The leaders in General, Points, Mountains and Best Young Rider classifications.

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


Moreover, at the general finish of the event, the following riders must also present themselves at the final awards ceremony:

  •  The first 3 of the event
  •  The winners in the Points, Mountains and Best Young Rider classifications.
  • • The winner of the team classification (at least three riders and the Team manager are requested for this ceremony).


Article 13. Penalties

The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.

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