PRO PLAN ESTONIAN DRYLAND WEEKEND (EDW) 2019
IFSS World Cup race
Regulations
Translation of regulations
In case of mistranslation the Estonian Version of rules will be used. All times are local.

  1. Race
    1. Estonian Dryland Weekend is international sleddogsport sprint race
    2. Race will be held using IFSS race regulations and regulations of EDW.
    3. The aim is to popularize sleddog sport.
  2. Calendar
    1. Race is three-day-long and with four stages. To get result, all stages have to be completed.

Stage

Location

Trail length

Date and time

Type

1

Ebavere

3.7 km (4.7 km DR4)

Fri, October 4, 2019 18:00

sprint

2

Tamsalu

4 km

Sat, October 5, 2019 10:00

sprint

3

Tamsalu

4 km

Sat, October 5, 2019 20:00

night sprint

4

Koeru

4.1 km

Sun, October 6, 2019 10:00

sprint

  1. Programme

 

October 4, 2019: 1. stage

 

12:00-17:15

Race trail opened

 

14:00-20:30

Event centre opened

 

15:00-16:20

Starting materials giveout

 

15:00-16:20

Veterinary check

 

15:00-19:00

Registration for training trail

 

16:30

Opening

Team representatives meeting

 

18:00

Race trail starts

 

 

Training trail starts

October 5, 2019: 2. stage

 

7:00-9:15

Race trail opened

 

8:30-14:00

Event centre opened

 

9:00

Stage opening

Team representatives meeting

 

10:00-11:00

Registration for training trail

 

10:00

Race trail starts

 

 

Training trail starts

 

 

Children trail starts

 

13:00-15:00

Lunch

October 5, 2019: 3. stage

 

15:30-18:00

Race trail opened

 

17:00-22:00

Event centre opened

 

17:00-18:00

Registration for training trail

 

18:30

Team representatives meeting

 

18:30

Training trail starts

 

20:00

Race trail starts

 

20:00-23:00

Dinner

October 6, 2019: 4. stage

 

7:00-9:15

Race trail opened

 

8:00-17:00

Event centre opened

 

9:00

Stage opening

Team representatives meeting

 

10:00-10:45

Registration for training trail

 

10:00

Race trail starts

ca

12:30

Children trail starts

ca

13:10

Training trail starts

ca

16:00

Awarding ceremony

  1. Trails and distances
    1. In every stage, race trail, training trail and children trail will be opened.
    2. Race trail can vary between classes.
    3. Race trail length is 3.8-4.5 km.
      1. In case of high temperature trails can be shortened with race marshal decicion.
    4. Training trail length is 3.8-4.5 km and usually it is the same as race trail.
    5. Children trail length is usually 0.5-1 km.
  2. Starting times
    1. Starting times will be published on race website.
    2. Starting queue is based on current result, participant with better result will start earlier.
    3. 1. stage start list will be based on EDC 2019. season results. Participants without result in EDC start list will be set up randomly
    4. Training trail
      1. Usually are training starts after race starts.
    5. Children trail
      1. Children starts are on 2. and 4. stage.
  3. Race and age classes
    1. In race trail, following classes will be opened:
      1. DBM – bikejoring men one-dog;
      2. DBW – bikejoring women one-dog;
      3. DCM – canicross men one-dog;
      4. DCW – canicross women one-dog;
      5. DS1 – scooter one-dog;
      6. DS2 – scooter two-dogs;
      7. DR4 – rig 3-4 dogs.
    2. Classes in race trail can be split by dogs breed, if at least one splitted class have five or more participants.:
      1. OPEN - Open class;
      2. RNB - Nordic breed class.
    3. Classes DBM,DBW,DCM,DCW,DS1 in race trail can be split by age, if at least on esplitted class have five or more participants:
      1. J – juniors (14-18 y; DB 16-18 y);
      2. E – elite;
      3. V – veterans (40 and more y).
    4. In training class, there are no additional classes opened.
    5. In children trail, followng classes will be opened:
      1. DCK1 – children (up to 7 y) canicross one-dog;
      2. DCK2 – children (8-10 y) canicross one-dog;
      3. DCK3 – children (11-13 y) canicross one-dog.
  4. Registration
    1. Registration for EDW is opened:
      1. in drylandestonia.ee, using bank transfer;
      2. in EDC 2019 stages event centres in registration time, paying by cash
    2. Signing up on the intenet
      1. When signing up on the internet, it has to be followed that the fee is based on regulations. If wrong registration plan will be used (2. start plan instead of 1. start plan), the missing fee has to be paid to start on race.
      2. Bank transfer has to made instantly. When paid later than payment date written in bill the payment will not be accepted.
    3. Re-registration
      1. To change racing class or other information, it is possible to re-registrate when sending email to info@drylandestonia.ee until Sunday one week before race day at 23.59. There will be no re-registration later.
      2. When switching to higher fee start (e.g. 2. start will be replaced with 1. start), the missing fee has to be paid to start on race.
    4. Every contestant can race up to two race classes.
    5. When cancelling the participation, no fees will be refunded.
    6. In case of stage cancelling or postponing more than 72 hours by force majour (also temperature problems), registration fee will be refunded by 50% if participant has sent request for refund to info@drylandestonia withing two weeks of planned race day.
  5. Starting fees
    1. Starting fee contains marked trail, bib number for full season, manual or technical timing, best participants awarding and online-diploma if finished correctly..
    2. Registration for stage's race and children classes will end on Tuesday before race day at 23.59.
    3. Registration for stage's training class will end on Tuesday before race day at 23.59, but continues on race day according to programme.
    4. Definitions:
      1. First start – participant's first start on stage.
      2. Second start – participant's second start on stage, if participant has at least one first start registrered on stage.
      3. Children start – Children trail start.
      4. Training start – Training trail start.
        1. Training trail starts will be given by one-stage unless chosen all stages.
    5. Starting fees
    6.  Signing up on the internet or in EDC stage, €

      Registration on site

      Valid until

      27.08.19 23:59

      10.09.19 23:59

      24.09.19 23:59

      1.10.19 23:59

      According to programme

      First start

      45

      55

      65

      95

      N/A

      Second start

      30

      40

      50

      70

      N/A

      Children start

      9

      12

      15

      20

      N/A

      Training start all stages

      20

      30

      35

      40

      N/A

      Training start one stage

      7

      10

      10

      10

      10

    7. When participating in Estonian Dryland Weekend, participation for last stage, EDC Koeru, is discounted for 50%.
      1. To get discount, the registration for Estonian Dryland Weekend has to made first, with selecting product "Participate in same class in "EDC Koeru".
    8. It is possible to order separately lunch (4€) and dinner (12€) for Saturday.
  6. Requirements for dogs
    1. All racing dogs have to be healty and vaccined.
    2. Dog age on race day has to be at least:
      1. 5 months in training or children trail;
      2. 12 months in canicross;
      3. 18 months in bikejoring or scooter.
    3. When participating in RNB class, the dog has to have FCI / Eesti Kennelliidu breed certification.
      1. Dogs without breed certification will participate in open class.
    4. Every dog can race once on race trail.
    5. During stage, no dogs can be switched.
    6. During race days, dog checks will be made. In request of organiser, participant has to provide valid dog veterinary passport and breed certification (if RNB class).
  7. Race equipment
    1. Participant race equipment must comply with IFSS race rules.
    2. It is possible to rent race equipment.
    3. When racing at night, working headlight is mandatory and reflectors in dog harness and running line are recommended
    4. Helmet is mandatory in bikejoring, scooter and cart classes.
  8. Important rules
    1. Participants have to value honest and clear sport. In races, Estonian antidoping rules are in force.
    2. It is allowed to start only with correct name.
    3. In race site (event centre and trails) it is mandatory to follow traffic regulations, traffic regulators, traffic signs and other requests by organisers. The trails will remain open during races.
      1. Without order by organiser it is forbidden to drive or park in green area or area outside roads.
  9. Responsibility
    1. Every participant agrees with participation that (s)he is responsible for him-/herself and participating dogs well-being and follow EDC and IFSS regulations fully.
    2. Every contestant is responsible for her/his own safety and safety against co-participants.
    3. All participants underage are in race site in parents or carer responsibility.
    4. If SportIdent timing chip is given, it has to be returned before awarding. When not returned, the penalty is up to 150€.
    5. When losing season bib number it is possible to replace it paying penalty fee of 10€.
  10. Markings
    1. Trails will be marked by marks that meet the standards of IFSS regulation and EDW own marks.
      1. Blue square - move straight
      2. Red circle - based on location of the centre of trail, turn to right or left.
      3. Yellow triangle - dangerous part
      4. Double yellow triangle - dangerous area begin and ends with yellow triangle crossed with red line.
  11. Results and timing
    1. To get stage result, the participant has to pass full trail and has to be sure that bib number is visible from start till finish.
    2. In EDW technical timing with SportIdent timing system will be used.
    3. Preliminary results of stage and overall results will be published as soon as possible on race website.
    4. To get race result, all stages have to be completed with finish result.
    5. Race classes top three results will be confirmed before awarding. Other results will be confirmed during one week after race day
    6. Notices of mistakes in finish protocol (not classes top threes) will be accepted until end of the stage's race day via email info@drylandestonia.ee.
  12. Awarding
    1. Awarding ceremony will be held after 4th stage according to the programme.
    2. With prize, DBM, DBW, DCM, DCW, DS1, DS2, DR4, DCK1, DCK2, DCK3, classes top threes will be awarded.
    3. There is no awarding for stages bests.
  13. Additional information
    1. Directions to race site, parking and stake-out information and other important information is provided on stage website.
    2. All information is available on drylandestonia.ee.
    3. Regulations can be changed by organisers if necessary.
  14. Participant's privacy
    1. Participant is obligated to provide correct data when signing up.
    2. Data from domains drylandestonia.ee, edc.ee and spordicom.ee and its' subdomains is managed and secured by Spordicom MTÜ.
    3. Provided data will be used when organising the race and sending emails.
    4. Data will be saved secured unlimited time.
    5. Minimal data of participant will be included in public start and finish lists.
    6. Participant can request deletion of his/her data.
      1. Request will be checked within one month.
      2. In request the participant has to identificate him-/herself.
      3. When deleting personal data, data in startlist and finish protocolls will remain public.
      4. With deleting personal data, all following registrations will be cancelled. Fees that remain unused will not refunded.
  15. Organiser
    1. Organiser of EDW is Spordicom MTÜ, spordicom.ee, info@spordicom.ee, info@drylandestonia.ee.
    2. Representative of organiser: Erik Kangilaski, erik.kangilaski@spordicom.ee.
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