Regulation.

Extract of Regulations

  1. Date

Sunday, 24th May 2020

  1. Start

at Olympic Rowing Centre Bled, Bled – Slovenia – at:

8:30 am – Bled Epic UCI Elite (104 km)

8:35 am – Bled Epic UCI (104 km)

8:35 am – Bled Marathon (63 km)

9:00 am – Bled Easy (24 km)

  1. Registration

Registration and payment can be carried out on www.bledbikefestival.com

Enrolments will be closed upon reaching 400 athletes for Bled Epic UCI,600 athletes for Bled Marathon and 600 Bled Easy. Applications are open from the 1st of November 2019 till the 20th of May 2020 until 12:00 am at local time. Registrations will not be accepted once the maximum number provided for has been reached. Online applications may be made only on bledbikefestival.com, by completing an application form with payment. Various forms of payment are acceptable, e.g. PayPal, Bank Transfer.

  1. Entry fees

The enrolment fee:

45,00 € for enrolment till 15th of May 2020 for Bled Marathon

45,00 € for enrolment till 15th of May 2020 for Bled Epic UCI

20,00 € for enrolment till 15th of May 2020 for Bled Easy

40,00 € for enrolment till 15th of May 2020 for Bled Easy – family

55,00 € for enrolment from 16th of May 2020 till 23rd of May 2020 for Bled Marathon

55,00 € for enrolment from 16th of May 2020 till 20th of May 2020 for Bled Epic UCI

30,00 € for enrolment from 16th of May 2020 till 20th of May 2020 for Bled Easy

50,00 € for enrolment from 16th of May 2020 till 20th of May 2020 for Bled Easy – family

Competitors in the Hobby category at Bled Epic, which do not have a license, must pay white card at KZS in the amount of 10 €. The registration fee includes a personal race number, refreshments during the race, race pack, information and race classifications via SMS/email, printable certificate via Internet and a voucher for food after race.
Classifications will be published on www.bledbikefestival.com

  1. Substitutions and Cancellations

The paid registration fee will not be refunded. Substitutions of registered participants: will be accepted until 20th of May 2020 for a fee of 10 €. Modifications regarding the selection of the preferred distance, Bled Epic UCI, Bled Marathon and Bled Easy, will be accepted until 20th of May 2020 for a fee of 10 €. In case of race cancellation due to force majeure registration fees will be refunded. All changes are submitted to the e-mail info@bledbikefestival.com .

  1. Document check and race number collection

Collection of start numbers will take place direct at the Olympic rowing centre Bled:
Saturday, 23rd of May 2020 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday, 24th of May 2020 from 6:00 am to 8:00 am

The start numbers can be collected only by the participant on presentation of a valid ID (passport, identity card, or driving licence) in original form, and for members of the FCI/UCI membership cards are also required. Photocopies or other types of document are not acceptable and collection cannot be undertaken by third parties.

  1. Start time

8:30 am – Bled Epic UCI Elite (104 km)

8:35 am – Bled Epic UCI (104 km)

8:35 am – Bled Marathon (63 km)

9:00 am – Bled Easy

  1. Age limit

Participation is limited to athletes of 16 years and older on the short distance (Bled Marathon), and to athletes of 19 years (on the day of the competition) and older on the long distance Bled Epic UCI (UCI C3). Participation is limited to athletes of 15 years and older on the Bled Easy. Parents or guardians of children must write a statement to agree with their participation. In the Family category, the younger ones can also appear. Parents must assess if the MTB route will be appropriate for their children. Parents or guardians of children must write a statement to agree with their participation.Every participant agrees to accept unconditionally the terms of the liability disclaimer of the organization committee. Participation is at every athlete’s own risk.

  1. Modification

The organizers reserve the right to modify conditions of participation, the distances and their profiles as well as the invitation and regulation to the competition.

  1. Safety regulations

Helmets are mandatory for the entire duration of the race for safety reasons. Cellular phone is recommended to have it with due to remote trails of marathon.

  1. Road traffic regulations

Part of the course takes part on public roads and forest roads, and therefore the Slovenian traffic code must be observed for mountain bike competitors. Non-observance of the regulations will lead to disqualification.

  1. Award ceremony

The official award ceremony will take place at 3.00 pm in the finish area. The first 5 in overall category of Bled Epic UCI and Bled Marathon are entitled to money prizes and practical rewards. The organizer will also draw practical prizes among all participants. The winners have a right to their prizes only, if they follow all the rules. The prizes are not handed out at a later stage.

  1. Disqualification

The race management reserves the right to exclude participants from the competition. The use of bicycles fitted with any type of electronic aid is strictly prohibited, and will lead to disqualification or exclusion.