38TH TRANSCAVALLO REGULATION

ART. 1. ORGANIZATION
A.s.d Transcavallo Committee and A.d. Dolomiti Ski-Alp Club will organize on the 20th March 2021 the 38th "Transcavallo". This is a National Ski Mountaineering team race, taking place in an environment typically mountaineering. Hereinafter, the Organizing Committee will always be reposted as C.O.

ART. 2 GENERAL INFORMATION
Transcavallo is a stage ski tour race taking place in the Venetian Pre-Alps and in particular in the Alpago mountains in the Belluno district, precisely in the villages of Tambre and Chies d'Alpago, which interests also Pordenone in Aviano municipality.
The development is more than 30 km overall, 7.050m of difference in altitude of which 3.520 D +. Start and finish will be set in Loc. Cate – Val Salatis (Chies d’Alpago) in Alpago - Belluno.

ART. 3 CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
Participation is reserved only for FISI members and for foreigners members of their own winter sport federation, anyway it’s necessary to have a good mountain experience and a great workout, as well as be familiar with similar competitions. Male and female teams will be admitted with the relative master category; mix teams (female-man) can also compete, with only one category.

ART. 4 REGISTRATION
a) Registration requirements
Both M / F athletes of age belonging to Senior and Master categories with FISI membership for 2020/21 competitive season (or similar foreign federation) can join. The acceptance of registration is subject to the sending of the telematic module from internet FISI portal, by the Club’s President for which you are enrolled.
We won’t accept athletes who are serving suspensions for use of performance-enhancing drugs. The participation of teams mixed by gender is allowed; they will be put on separate standings.

b) How to apply
Registrations will reopen only from Monday 11th January 2021 at a cost of €270,00 per team and however will automatically close when the 120 teams are reached and nevertheless by 14th March at the latest.
The registration fee for those who do not intend to take advantage of the hotel accommodation is fixed at €220,00. Until Sunday 14 March 2021 athlete exchange is allowed within a team regularly enrolled and up to date with the payments, without any extra fee.

c)Payment
Pre-registrations can be done via the Internet at our site: www.transcavallo.it - payment by bank transfer:
Transcavallo Committee - BANCA PREALPI - Agenzia Belluno - Iban: IT 74 N 08904 11900 011000004295 - BIC : CCRTIT2TPRE - please indicate name and surname of both components of the team.

d) Various
For any request about accommodation, every team will contact the CO, who will arrange,.
The registration fee includes:
- participation to the race on Saturday 14th March, technical and medical assistance in addition to the refreshments at the end of race, final prizes with overall prize money of €11.000 and then further € 4.000 more in technical material.
- half board on Friday and a lunch on Saturday after the award ceremony.
- personalized gadget of the event by Karpos for the athletes
- bib numbers

d) Interruption - Cancellation
In case of interruption of the race, the validity of the ranking recorded at the last recording on the course is confirmed and its prize money will not be reduced in any way.
The 50% of the fees will be paid back only to teams informing about of their race renunciation within and no later than Friday, the 12th of March 2021, at 11.59pm. In case of bad weather, the race will be rescheduled on Sunday 21st March and any change will be announced by Thursday 18th March.

In case of early cancellation of the event due to Covid-19 will be refunded the full reservation fee.

ART. 5 Telematic sending from F.I.S.I. portal
Won’t be accepted to race those who will not send, via the Club’s President or a representative, regular registration form on the official FISI portal, within the terms fixed by the FISI itself.

ART. 6 COLLECTING BIB NUMBER AND RACE GADGET
It will be possible to collect race numbers at the race office in Tambre on:
March, Friday 19th from 9am to 8pm

The race number will be given only if a valid identity document will be shown, this identity document should be kept also during the race in order to show it in case of a possible doping control.

ART. 7 RACE STARTS
Loc. Cate-Val Salatis (Chies d’Alpago) at 6,45 am.

ART. 8 TRACKS
Tracks are always published on the event website www.transcavallo.it
The race has a development of more than 30 km and 7.050meters of altitude overall – 3.520m D+. If due to uncontrollable events in the very morning of the race there will be changes in route, they will be notified directly by the Race Director or by the Director of the path. Competitors must strictly follow the race path properly marked with special signs (RTF FISI). The leaving of the official path, as well as involving the disqualification from the order of arrival, will be at the sole risk and danger of the competitor.

ART. 9 SECURITY AND CONTROL
On the way there will be members of the organization in continuous contact with the base. Ambulance with paramedics will stay at the start/arrival and will be present also a doctor. There will be also checkpoints and Artva functionalities, with members of the organization who will report directly to the race judges any anomaly or mistake.

ART. 10 ENVIRONMENT
Competitors’ behavior should respect the mountain environment; absolutely avoiding throwing waste. Everyone who will be caught to abandon waste along the way will be penalized as per the regulations and will also incur penalties provided by our municipal regulation.

ART. 11 WEATHER
In case of significant weather phenomena (fog, heavy snow, sudden change in temperature), the organization reserves the right to change the route, even during the last minutes or during the competition, in order to eliminate potential hazards (avalanches) or conditions of great discomfort for the participants. Any change will be communicated to participants and reported to the operators. The organization also reserves the right to suspend or cancel the race if the weather conditions endanger the safety of participants, volunteers and rescuers.

ART. 12 MATERIAL REQUIRED
It is mandatory to bring with you, during the whole race, the material according to regulations printed on the FISI website www.transcavallo.it and communicated during the technical briefing.

ART. 13 DISQUALIFICATION AND PENALTIES
As per 2020-2021 FISI Regulation.

ART. 14 MAXIMUM TIME, TIME GATES, WITHDRAWALS
A possible gate distance will be set by the Jury according to expected weather and snow conditions for athletes’ security. In case, it will be communicated during the technical briefing.
A “broom service” however will go along the route, following the last team to assure assistance to any injured person.
In case of withdrawal, the team should report it to the staff in the nearest tees and bib number must be removed but held by athletes.

ART. 15 REFRESHMENTS
In addition to the refreshment point at the end of the race, one or more refreshment points will be set up along the race route. They will be all announced during the briefing before the race. Anyway, athletes must move in fully self-sufficiency regarding food and water.

ART. 16 AWARDS
Expenses refunds as on website www.transcavallo.it . The top 10 men's teams and the top 5 women's teams will be awarded with an overall prize money of €11.000 and prizes from sponsors for a further €1.500. In addition, the entire podium of Master category and mixed teams will be awarded with materials offered by the partner companies of Transcavallo 2021 for a value of almost €4.000.

ART. 17 IMAGE COPYRIGHTS
By their registration, participants authorize the organization to freely use images, both still and in movement, representing them during the participation to the 38th Transcavallo. This without territorial and time limit.

ART. 18 ANTIDOPING
In accordance with regulations of the Olympic Committee checks are expected and possible during the race. Therefore, athletes should always have with them a valid identity document (at the starting, at the arrival, before and after the race).

Art. 19 FINAL CLAUSE
By registering you accept in full the contents of these race regulation.

The Organizing Committee