6 abril, 2020

Rules

2nd CAZALEGAS QUADRATHLON 2020. WORLD CUP.

Organization

1. The 2nd Cazalegas World Cup Quadrathlon 2020 is a competition organized by Cazalegas city hall in colaboration with the World Quadrathlon Federation.  

When and Where

2. Competition will be performed on Sunday 27th of September 2020, in the Cazalegas reservoir, in front of Cazalegas camping, Toledo, Spain. Race timetable will be published in the website.

Segments

3. Segments are the following for all categories:

  • Swim: 750 m.
  • Cycling: 18km
  • Kayak: 4km
  • Run: 5km. 

Categories

4. There are 2 options to participate: solo or relay.

5. Only competitors born in 2005 or before can participate in the event.

6. There are the following solo categories, that it is also divided to male and female categories:

  • Youth (15-17 yo). Born in 2003-2005.
  • Junior (18-19 yo). Born in 2001-2002.
  • Under23 (20-23 yo). Born in 1997-2000.
  • General (24-39 yo). Born in 1981-1996.
  • Master A (40-49 yo). Born in 1971-1980.
  • Master B (50-59 yo). Born in 1961-1970.
  • Master C (60 years old or more). Born in 1960 or before.

7. There will be the following relay categories:

  • Male relay
  • Female relay 
  • Mix relay  

8. Relay team will be composed by 2, 3 or 4 competitors. One competitor can do between 1-3 segments, depends on number of components in the team. There will be specific areas to pass the chip/baton among components of the same team. These areas will be designated by the organization prior starting the event.

9. Special categories (only relay. NO valid for final club classification)

  • Paraquadrathlon: according to different classes of paratriathlon (PTWC,PTS or PTVI) and/or paracanoe (KL or VL) of respective international federations. At least one component of the team must be correctly certified for one of the previously named classes.
  • Rescue and Security forces. It includes firefighters, police, military, civil protection… and other corps and units. All components of the relay team must be correctly accredited.

Segments and materials

10. Competitors must use all numbers and identification cards given by organization without modification.

11. No correct competitor identification could be a reason for not start the event.

12. Material (bike, kayak…) need to be kept in the bike box and kayak box before start the event. Marshals will be controlled both in get in as get out, being necessary showing the race number of every competitor.

13. It is only allowed to get out the bike or kayak from the boxes by the competitor, showing the number to our marshals.

14. Cycling segment will be done in a road closed to traffic. It will be controlled by volunteers, Police and Guardia Civil. Competitor must respect trafic rules everytime. Helmet properly fasten must be used. It is allowed road and mountain bikes. Electric or others similar bikes are forbidden.

15. Lifejakect must be used for youth category (15-17 years old), and optional in the rest of categories in the kayak segment.

16. It is allowed to use kayak (K1), surfski or canoe (C1), but not allowed motor-boats or inflatable boats.

17. All boats have to present a bouyance system, according to the type of boat (plastic kayak) or any device inside the boar that garantee its flotage (float, polystyrene…).

18. All boats must be cleaned and disinfected prior to use. There will be an specific area for disinfection.

Time limits

19. It will be established time limits for each segments.

  • Swim: 30 min
  • Swim + Bike: 1h45min
  • Swim + Bike + Kayak: 2h30min
  • Total: 3h30min

Registration

20. Registration fee for solo and relay categories will be published at REGISTRATION in the website.  

21. Registrations will be done in the REGISTRATION link in www.cuadraitlon.es

22. Registration fee (100%) will be refunded in case you cancel your registration, as long as it is notified before REGISTRATION is closed.

23. Registration will be closed on Sunday 20th of September at 23:59h or when it is reached maximum of participants (300).

Numbers

24. Race numbers and chip will be picked up by the competitors on Saturday 26th September in the technical briefing (time and place will be published in website) or same day of event, on Sunday 27th September, in a place and timetable published in the website. It is necessary showing the Identification card of the competitor to pick up numbers and chip.

Kayak Renting

25. There will be a limited kayak renting service thanks to Talavera Talak Canoeing Club and partners. All information about types of boats will be shown in the KAYAK RENTING of the website.

26. La reserva del alquiler del kayak se realizará conjunta con la INSCRIPCIÓN a la prueba, y a través del link habilitado para ello. Será obligatorio el pago de una fianza, que será devuelta, siempre y cuando se devuelvan en las mismas condiciones en las que fueron prestadas. 

Trophies

27. There will be medals for the first, second and third position in each category.

28. There will be trophies for the first, second and third clubs, based on a general classification (solo and relays points).

Classification points

29. Club classification will be established by points in the solo AND relay classification (Club classification= solo points + relay points). Points will be as the following (no included special categories):

  • 1st position: 100 points
  • 2nd position: 90 points
  • 3rd position: 85 points
  • 4th position: 80 points
  • 5th position: 79 points 
  • 6th position: 78 points
  • …and so on

In order to get points for the club classification, competitiors or relay teams will have to finish the event within time limits.

Penalties

30. It is not allowed any external help for competitors during the race, being a reason to disqualification. Organization is the ONLY entity allowed for any help to competitors in order to ensure security.

31. There will be a WASTE AREA in order to throw garbage or gels during the race. Throwing garbage outside this waste area will be a reason to disqualification.

32. Penalties will be carried out in a PENALTY BOX, indicating race number and penalty time. If there is no option to accomplish penalty during the race, time will be added at the final time. Disrespect or disobey to any marshal will be a reason to disqualification.

33. It is not allowed any speaker or music device. 

Others

34. In case of an unexpected circunstance or sudden event, organization will keep the option to modify itinerary, neutralization or even cancelation the event.

35. All competitors accept and certifying that they are in well conditions to do not endanger their health during the event, declining all responsabilities to organization. Marshals and organization could force not participate prior or during the event, in case there is any competitor with symptoms of exhaustion, severe injury or any other serious circumstance.

36. All competitors accept these rules at the moment of registration at the event. For any other situations not specified, organization will follow the rules of the World Quadrathlon Federation.

Cazalegas,  1st of March of 2020

CAZALEGAS QUADRATHLON ORGANIZATION, UNDER SUPERVISION OF WORLD QUADRATHLON FEDERATION.