Regulations 37^ Transcavallo 2020

ART. 1. ORGANIZATION
A.s.d Transcavallo Committee and A.d. Dolomiti Ski-Alp Club will organize on February 2020, from Friday 14 to Sunday 16, the 37th "Transcavallo". This is a National Ski Mountaineering team race in 3 stages, 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 50 km overall, 11,000m of difference in altitude of which 5,500 D +. The 1st and the 3rd stage will start in Pian Grant (Tambre) in Alpago, the 2nd stage from Piancavallo (Aviano).

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 be familiar with similar competitions, as well as a great workout.

ART. 4 REGISTRATION
a) Registration requirements
Both M / F athletes of age belonging to Senior and Master categories with FISI membership for 2019/20 competitive season (or similar foreign federation) can join. The acceptance of registration is subject to the sending of the Club’s President for which you are enrolled of telematic module from internet FISI portal, for all three racing days (three separated subscriptions).
We won’t accept athletes who are serving suspensions for use of performance-enhancing drugs. The participation of teams by gender is allowed; then they will be put on separate standings with relative prizes for the 3 days race.
b) How to apply
Pre-registration on the site of the event will open on Sunday, December 1st 2019, with reduced price of €420 per team, till Monday, December 30st 2019. Registrations will reopen on Friday, January 3rd 2019 and will close definitely on Friday, February 7th at 11.59pm with a full price of €500 per team. The registration fee for those who do not intend to take advantage of the hotel accommodation is fixed at €300.00 as reduced price and €350.00 as full price. Until Sunday February, 9th 2020, athlete exchange is allowed within a team regularly enrolled and up to date with the payments, without any extra fee. Entries will be closed in advance with 120 teams registered in the 3days race.
c)Payment
Pre-registrations can be done via the Internet at our site: http://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 particular request about accommodation, every team will contact the CO, who will arrange, even about accommodations for family or friends who follow.
The registration fee includes:
- participation to the 3 stages, from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th February, technical and medical assistance in addition to the refreshments at the end of race, final prizes with prize money of €16,000 and then further € 4,000 more in technical material.
- two days - Friday and Saturday - half board (only for the basic registration) and three lunches from Friday (before the race). All the lunches will take place at the hotel Col Indes
- the transport of athletes' materials to Piancavallo on Friday and the return of the same materials on Saturday to Alpago
- personalized gadget of the event by Karpos, together with an original Buff
- personalized bib numbers & massages free-area on Saturday 15th on the afternoon
e) Cancellation 
In case of interruption or cancellation, of one or more stages, for weather reasons, or for any other reason without anything to do with the organization, the validity of the final ranking remains intact and its prize pool will not have any reduction. The 50% of the fees will be paid back only to teams informing about of their race renunciation within and no later than Sunday, the 9th of February 2020, at 12.00pm. In case of early cancellation of the event will be applied FISI Regulation provisions.

ART. 5 MOD. 61 OF F.I.S.I. - Telematic sending
Won’t be accepted to race to the 3 days 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:
Thursday 13 from 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Friday 14 from 9am to 1pm
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
1st stage - Pian Grant (Tambre) at 3.50pm
2nd stage - Piancavallo at 8.45am
3rd stage - Pian Grant (Tambre) at 8.30am

ART. 8 TRACKS
Tracks are always published on the event website www.transcavallo.it
The 3 days race has a development of more than 50 km and 11,000meters of altitude overall - 5,500 D+. If due to uncontrollable events in the very morning of a stage 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 to throw 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, both in the afternoon and at the start of every single stage.

ART. 13 DISQUALIFICATION AND PENALTIES
As 2019-2020 FISI Regulation.

ART. 14 MAXIMUM TIME, TIME GATES, WITHDRAWALS, RACE CHIPS
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 of the single stage. The possible withdrawal in one of the first two stages allows, however, to participate in the following stages and to regularly enter the ranking of the finished stage in such a way as to allow the validity of the FISI scores; instead you can not be included in the final ranking of the 3 days.

A “broom service” will however go along the route, following the last team to assure assistance to any injured person. In case of withdrawal, in one single stage, the complete team should report it to the staff in the nearest tees, - but without deliver the chip race, which will be reused in the next stage and delivered only at the end of the last stage - and bib number must be removed but held, in order to use them in the next stage till the end of the 3 day race.
At the delivery of bibs to the athletes will be asked for a deposit of € 50 per team for the use of the race chip, the deposit will be returned upon return of the 2 race chips.

ART. 15 REFRESHMENTS
Refreshments are planned after all three races, moreover any further refreshment points along the race track, will be announced in the evening briefing before every stage.
Anyway athletes must move in fully self-sufficiency regarding food and water.

ART. 16 AWARDS
Expenses refunds as on site www.transcavallo.it. In addition to the cash prizes there will be technical material provided by partner companies of Transcavallo 2020.

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 37th 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 JOUTH ITALIAN CUP
On Sunday, 16th February, will take place as well a race valid for the FISI Youth Italian Cup.
Registration for this race opens on Monday 3rd February to close on Friday, February 14th at 23.59pm for both the CO and the portal of the FISI. - The payment of the registration fee is set at € 25.00 each athlete and must be done by bank transfer by Friday 14th February 2019 (bring a copy of the bank transfer).

The Organizing Committee