RULES CHALLENGE SALOU

In each test they will apply. The sports rules of the corresponding federation, being the following a basic summary of the aspects that usually generate more doubts:

  • Neoprene will be forbidden to be worn above 23ºC and will be mandatory below 16ºC. It will be optional between both water temperatures.
  • It is allowed to swim with the bib as long as it is below the neoprene, otherwise it is forbidden.
  • It is allowed to swim with compression legs below the neoprene, otherwise its use is forbidden.
  • In the transition area, the bicycle must be left alone, that is, without any separate element of it on the ground. All the material that the participant needs must be left in the transition bags destined to it.
  • It is only allowed to leave the cycling shoes as long as they are placed on the pedals without touching the ground, both in the transition of swimming-cycling, and cycling-running on foot.
  • The use of headphones is not allowed during any part of the test.
  • It is mandatory to carry the chip on the ankle during the entire test and return it at the end.
  • It is mandatory to leave the bicycle and the transition bags during the check-in time the day before the test.
  • It is not allowed to follow any participant with any motor vehicle, bicycle, skates or on foot in any of the sections.
  • Foreign aid of any kind is prohibited. It is not allowed to help in breakdowns, deliver spare parts or tools, provide supplies other than the organization’s, etc.
  • The relays must pass the chip and the number as a witness and must wait for their partner to arrive within the transition area.

 

The registration to this test implies the explicit and implicit acceptance of this regulation and each of its points.

The registration is personal, non-transferable and valid for the 2019 edition.

PRICES, INSCRIPTIONS, CHANGES AND RETURNS

  • Mode changes are not allowed, neither changes of one participant for another, nor of a club member for another of the same team / club, under no circumstances.
  • The cancellation / return insurance can only be contracted at the time of registration; entitles the refund of 100% of the amount except for management expenses and the amount of the insurance.
  • Cancellations or cancellations can or should be made in writing up to three weeks before the test (the third Monday before the test). In case of not being made within this period, under no circumstances are they entitled to the refund of any amount.
  • Cancellation / cancellations without insurance made up to three weeks before the test are entitled to a refund of 50% of the registration fee, excluding management costs.
  • Changes of one test by another, or by the next edition, are not allowed.
  • NON-FEDERATED participants in triathlon must add the accident insurance for the test with the amount of € 10 at the time of registration, both in the individual mode and in the relay (the insurances in the test are individual non-collective).
  • Cancellations or modifications of the tours or any of its parts for reasons beyond the organization, will not under any circumstances refund the amount of the registration.
  • Faced with meteorological factors or major forces involving the modification of part or all of any of the test sections, the organization has the right to propose an alternative test over another distance and other routes depending on the circumstances (aquathlon, duathlon) , running, etc.). In none of these cases will the event be postponed to another date, nor will it entail reimbursement of the registration fee to the participant.

ANTIDRAFTING

During the cycling section, drafting or “going to the wheel” is forbidden, this being a penalty for judges. To control this rule, the organization has the following means:

Wave Time Swim cap Start Modality
1 8:00 Black PRO Men Half
2 8:10 Pink PRO Women Half
3 8:20 Pink Age Group Women Half
4 8:30 White Age Group Men Half
5 8:40 Red Relays Half Relay
6 8:50 Blue Short Short
  • Departures.
  • Judges on a motorcycle.
  • Judges at fixed points.

System of fixed and mobile cameras for disqualifications after the subsequent analysis Drafting means the fact of being less than 12 meters (PRO category) and 8 meters (Category Age Groups) behind or less than 3 meters laterally. A triathlete can invade the drafting area only to overtake another one that precedes him. To perform this maneuver there is a time of 20 seconds; If after this time of overtaking has not occurred, the rule will be infringed. A triathlete may enter the drafting area of another triathlete, subject to the decision of the judges and officials, in the following circumstances:

  • If you advance before 20 seconds.
  • For safety reasons and circuit circumstances.
  • In a provisioning.
  • At the entrance or exit of the transition area.
  • In sharp turns.
  • For other security reasons determined by judges and officials, such as the passage of an emergency vehicle through the cycle route.

A triathlete who is hit must immediately leave the drafting area of the triathlete who is overtaking him once he has been overtaken by him. The penalty for infringing this rule is a yellow card warning, which entails a mandatory 5 minute stop in the next PENALTY BOX area (transition zone).

Each penalized participant will be informed during the test by the judges and it is their obligation to comply with the penalty. Failure to carry out the sanction will result in the disqualification of the participant.

CIRCULATION AND CIVICS

The sporting use of roads and streets is an exceptional circumstance. It is therefore essential that participants use the right side of the road when there is nothing to prevent it in order to prevent any incident and to collaborate with the auxiliary personnel and the police located in the routes. The auxiliary personnel and the signaling of the routes inform of where the test should pass, but it is not the obligation of the participants to know which are the different circuits of the test.

It is FORBIDDEN to throw any container or cycling drum outside the areas destined for it at the refreshment stations. The judges will penalize this infraction with 5 minutes of stop at the nearest PENALTY BOX.

RELAYS

The participation by relays can be in masculine, feminine or mixed teams of 2 or 3 people. And they must follow the following rules:

  • Each team must have a hat, a chip and a bib.
  • The witness is delivered giving the number and chip to the partner.
  • From the start of the competition until crossing the finish line, the chip must be carried by the member of the team that is competing. It should always be worn on the ankle.
  • The collection of numbers and check-in can be done by a single component of the team, as long as
    it shows the identification.
  • DORSAL: DNI (original, photocopy, photo on the phone) of the components of the equipment (in its entirety), and in case of being federated must also be accredited.
  • CHECK IN: identifying material such as: bicycle with bib number, helmet with labels, hat, bib, bracelet and chip.

 

  • Access to the transition area of the people who make up the team, can be done from the start to run on foot by showing the identification bracelet to the control staff and must wait in the area enabled for your bike within the marked area.

 

PERSONAL DATA

As established by GDPR (The EU General Data Protection Regulation) and Law 34/2002 of July 11, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSIC), guarantees the participant that CHALLENGE SPAIN SL (CIF: B55229975) as an organizing entity is aware and informs that:

  • All personal data provided by the person enrolled in the test using the relevant forms on the web, will be automatically incorporated into a database exclusively used by CHALLENGE SPAIN SL.
  • The objective of this BBDD, which is treated confidentially, is to manage the data of the test performed, such as results, photographs, videos and surveys. The latter will provide statistical data and information to improve in later editions.
  • Through the registration form, the participant expressly authorizes the transfer of their personal data to receive information, advertising, services, promotions and news of events held by CHALLENGE SPAIN SL or any of its sponsors.
  • These authorizations can be revocable at any time without retroactive character. Which means that any participant can cancel the given consent and exercise their rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, by contacting CHALLENGE SPAIN SL located in the POLÍGON DE L’ALBA, AVDA VILAFORTUNY num.23 – NAVE 4, 43480 VILA -SECA (TARRAGONA).