Competition Rules & General Terms Gotland Grand National 2024 MTB E-Bike Thursday October 25th 2023.
Address. Nordic Sport & Event AB, Broväg 10, 621 40 Visby
Phone Hours: Monday – Thursday 08: 15-16: 00
Gotland Grand National Sports Club 802514-7276 (hereinafter referred to as GGN Sports Club) in collaboration with – Nordic Sport & Event AB 556761–0489 (hereinafter referred to as NSE), the Swedish Motorsport Federation (hereinafter referred to as Svemo), the Swedish Cycling Federation (hereinafter referred to as SCF).
Conny Bohlin, Angelica Thomsson, Kenneth Häglund, Niklas Mickelin, Calle Jakobsson, Jan Bergwall, Peter Schöön, Jesper Cederlund, Jenny Slotte Hassel, Christer Stoltz.
SCF Commissary: Christer Johansson
Competition: Christer Stoltz
Environmentally responsible: Ove Kolmodin
Security: Peter Schöön
Track manager: Vacant
Start manager: Calle Jakobsson
ART OF THE COMPETITION
EXC – Electric Cross Country (Type 2) with pedal-driven MTB E-Bike bikes with electric assistance. For all classes, only factory-made bicycles are allowed, home construction and conversions are not allowed. The bike must be equipped with a central engine and have drive on the rear wheel, engines in the wheel hubs are not allowed. The vehicles must be equipped with pedals designed to be pedaled, the electric motor may only provide a power boost when the cyclist is pedaling at the same time. Accelerator control is not allowed.
The competitions are divided into two different categories, one for SCF, MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km/h and one for Svemo, MTB E-Bike Over 250w. Competition with lap races approx. 10 km per lap. Starting point is at GGN 2.0.
In all classes the cycle time is 2 hours. At 2 hours, the light comes on at laps/finish and the driver must then drive off the track. The participant may go out on one last lap before the clock has passed 1:59:59 and complete that lap.
60 minutes after the end of the driving time for each class.
MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km /h Amateur, Woman
MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km /h Amateur, Men
MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km /h Sport amateur, Woman
MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km /h Sport amateur, Men
For the above classes, the continuous rated power of the electric motor may not exceed 250 watts and the electric motor must not provide any additional power at speeds above 25 km.
MTB E-Bike over 250w, Woman
MTB E-Bike over 250w, Men
The registration takes place on the website, www.gotlandgrandnationl.com where the entry fee 595 SEK is paid in connection with the registration. Immediately after a correct notification has been made, a confirmation email is sent that the notification has been approved. Incorrect notification is not recorded as a notification. The race management will not contact the driver by phone to correct the incorrect notification. 100 SEK of before 31/12 2023.
END OF APPLICATION TIME, NOTE 1 September!
The registration period expires October 24th at. 24.00 2024. Late registration is not possible.
Be sure to enter the correct email address at registration. Start confirmation, PM and all necessary information will be sent via email. All information is eventually posted on the website as no PM / information will be sent via regular mail. (If you oppose getting your name published on the internet in the start and result lists must be notified in writing to the office, see under the heading office).
MTB E-Bike 250w /25km / h Amateur:
For participants who are not members of the Svemo-affiliated club, no license is required. These participants are insured by paying SEK 30 of the registration fee per participant to SCF. Extra Motions insurance year-round for these participants is available to redeem, for information read here: https://scf.se/forbundet/tavlingsverksamhet/tavlingslicens-chip-och-forsakringar/svenska-cykelforbundets-motionsforsakring/
Participants who are members of the Svemo-affiliated club can participate with either their existing annual license in one of Svemo’s MC branches, or alternatively redeem the Svemo E-Bike license. Log in at your personal account https://tam.svemo.se/. Participants must be at least 15 years old during the calendar year.
MTB E-Bike 250w / 25km / h Sport amateur:
License via SCF or Svemo required. For SCF’s members, this can be solved via the Card-skipper app, for information read here: https://scf.se/forbundet/tavlingsverksamhet/arrangera-tavling/engangslicenser/
Participants who are members of the Svemo-affiliated club can participate with either their existing annual license in one of Svemo’s MC disciplines, or alternatively redeem a Svemo E-Bike license. Log in at your personal account https://tam.svemo.se/. Participants must be at least 15 years old during the calendar year.
MTB E-Bike over 250w:
License via Svemo required. Participants who are members of the Svemo-affiliated club can participate with either their existing annual license in one of Svemo’s MC disciplines, or alternatively redeem the Svemo E-Bike license. Log in at your personal account https://tam.svemo.se/. Participants must be at least 15 years old during the calendar year.
License and ID must be presented at check-in at the competition site. If you do not have a license, you can redeem a temporary license via Svemo TA. www.svemo.se. Paid license must be shown at the competition site material or digitally. It is not possible to buy a License at the competition site. Foreign drivers must hold a valid FIM / UEM license or driver’s license issued by their home country’s motor federation with a start permit. The organizer cannot issue a temporary license for foreign drivers.
MTB E-Bike 250w /25km / h = Approved bicycle helmet.
MTB E-Bike over 250w = Approved full-face bicycle helmet.
If glasses with Tear Offs are used, it is absolutely forbidden to throw Tear Offs along the track.
A Technical Zone is located at the designated location when rotating and the target area. This must be used for all technical maintenance of the bicycle. For the Elite Exercise Class 250w / 25km / h Ladies and Gentlemen, a mandatory stop in / passage through the technical zone also applies. A time extension of 5 minutes applies to all cyclists who do not pass the technical zone at least once.
HAND OVER SECTION
A section where we allow hand over will be located adjacent to the technical zone. It should be used for all lengthening of drinks, food, clothes, etc.
The competition uses electronic reading equipment. Each contestant is responsible for ensuring that the borrowed transponder is carried throughout the competition in accordance with the organizer’s instructions which are on the check-in envelope. That gives lap times and intermediate times during the course of the competition. The driver can also be followed live via the website www.gotlandgrandnational.se. Unpaid transponders are invoiced for SEK 1250 afterwards by the organizer. If it is not returned or paid, you will not be able to start the next year in GGN MTB E-Bike.
Competition numbers are awarded at the end of September and are published under the start list at www.gotlandgrandnational.com. Number plates are provided by the organizer, one for mounting on the back and one for mounting on the handlebars.
The classes MTB E-Bike 250w / 25km / h have black numbers on a white background and the class E-Bike over 250w have black numbers on a yellow background. The number plate must, through the participant’s own care, be mounted on the front of the handlebars according to the instructions on the check-in envelope.
Start time for all classes is at 13.00.
Seeding takes place jointly in each starting group after the previous year’s placement. If you did not participate last year or if you made your registration after 1/9, you will automatically be placed in the turn you made your registration and thus will not be seeded.
The starting groups are divided into that class MTB E-Bike over 250w is in the first starting group, class MTB E-Bike 250w / 25km / h Elite exercise in the second starting group and MTB E-Bike 250w/25km/h amateur in the third starting group. Maximum starting 30 per starting line.
Respective participants and their team companions have to respect the environment. This means, among other things, that everyone uses the bins that are in the competition area, or that you take your rubbish with you when you leave the competition area.
Takes place in the check-in tent at the competition area at Tofta on Thursday between 09:00 – 12:00. At check-in start envelopes are picked up, with number tag ( 1 for back 1 for bicycle) and borrowed transponder. Provide start number and present a valid license (does not apply to MTB E-Bike 250w/25km/h amateur, where no license is required) and identification.
All participants must pass through the inspection tent together with their bicycle, transponder and helmet for inspection. In the class MTB E-Bike 250w/25km/ h Sport amateur, any replacement battery must also be included for marking. Sampling may be done after the finish, if it is determined by sampling that the bike is not in accordance with the rules for the current class, the participant will be disqualified.
In the class MTB E-Bike 250w /25km/h Sport amateur, a battery change may be made during the competition, the change must take place in the technical zone. The battery (and any replacement battery) will be marked in connection with inspection, inspection may be performed after the finish.
Due to the track surface, think about the choice of tires, feel free to fit tires that are a little coarser and can withstand more “wear”.
Checking the function of the transponder will be done in the inspection tent near the check-in area. Signs are visible in the area.
The participant in each class who has completed the most laps in the shortest time within the specified time is the winner in the class. It is up to each participant to keep an eye on the light when the cycling time is over. All participants who have completed at least one lap are placed in the results list. All participants who start receiving a commemorative medal and trophies are awarded for placement 1-3 in each class.
PUBLICATION OF RESULTS
The results list is posted at the competition site at the information in the exhibition center as soon as the time period for each class has expired. The results are also published on the website under Results, www.gotlandgrandnational.se. The protest time according to the rules is 30 minutes after the results list has been allocated. Protest must be accompanied by a protest fee (SEK 500). The fee, which is determined by Svemo or SCF, will be refunded if the protest is approved. If the protest is rejected, the fee is paid to SCF or Svemo by the responsible from SCF/ Svemo. It is the responsibility of each participant to monitor their results according to the above. The list of results is also estimated at the award ceremony.
AWARD CEREMONY E-BIKE ALL CLASSES
All participants receive a medal, you will get it in connection when drop of transponder at the check-in tent at Tofta. Prize ceremony for all 3 classes, placement 1-3 takes place in the exhibition area after the end of the competition, see information in the PM that is sent out by email before the competition.
PRIZE MONEY IN THE CLASS Sport Amateur 250W / 25 KM /H
1:nd / 2:nd / 3:rd
Total winner 250w/25km/h Sport amateur, Woman
SEK 10,000 / SEK 5,000 / SEK 2,500
Total winner 250w/25km/h Sport amateur, Men
SEK 10,000 / SEK 5,000 / SEK 2,500 per participant
The GGN Challenge is an extra challenge by cycling between Thursday’s GGN MTB E-Bike and Friday’s or Saturday’s GGN MC. Everyone who participates in the GGN Challenge and who completes at least one lap in each competition will be awarded a GGN Challenge medal. The medal is awarded in connection with the transponder for the MC competition being returned. To participate in the GGN Challenge, you must register for both competitions separately and notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org that you intend to participate in the GGN Challenge.
All participants in GGN’s all classes must have an approved license from the Swedish Motorcycle and Snowmobile Association (Svemo). As a driver, you are insured for personal injury during the competition. All participants have a personal injury insurance during the competition. In the classes MTB E-Bike 250w/ 25km/h you have your insurance through SCF (Amateur) or via your license (Elite Amateur). For the class E-Bike over 250w, you have the insurance through your license in Svemo. You as the driver are responsible for ensuring your motor vehicle yourself, since the license via Svemo does not apply in case of damage to the vehicle.
Doctors and medical staff are on the competition site during the race day.
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A purchase of a venue for our competitions / events can be canceled up to 24 hours after the purchase has been completed. Thereafter, the application is considered definitive, and you are not entitled to demand a refund of the fee. Purchases of starting places in sporting events on a specific day or for a specified period of time are exempt from the right of withdrawal in accordance with Law (2005: 59) on distance contracts and agreements outside business premises. * EXCEPTION WHEN PURCHASING CANCELLATION PROTECTION.
2:1 GGN 2.0 is planned for Gotland and Hejdeby (the old asphalt plant), but there is still work to be done with the authorities and neighbors in the area. As the organizer, we have been working since August 28, 2023, with new land on Gotland and look very positively on the future GGN on Gotland. Should we change Gotland as a destination, special cancellation rules apply. If GGN 2.0 replaces Gotland as the destination, the following rules apply. You choose whether you, as a participant, want to participate in the Gotland Grand National by… (new destination). If you choose not to participate, we will refund the fee apart from SEK 500 for the classes (amateur, junior. senior and elite), and for other classes SEK 250, which we keep as an administration fee. In this case, you do not need cancellation protection if we change the destination. If you have taken out cancellation protection for SEK 150, it will also be refunded if you change your destination if you choose not to.
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Cancellation cover costs 150 SEK. The registration fee in addition to an administrative fee of SEK 150 is refunded on the purchase of cancellation cover. Does not apply to travel or accommodation in connection with the competition / event. The cancellation cover can only be taken out in connection with the application. Cancellation can be canceled. 10 days before competition / event with cancellation protection (medical certificate or certificate from the authority is always required) Otherwise, the entry fee will not be refunded. The cancellation fee will not be refunded. The cancellation cover applies if the following occurs.
– Deaths, illnesses or accidents of a serious nature, affecting yourself, spouse, partner, your or their parents, children, siblings or fellow travelers.
– Invitation to the armed forces or civil defense.
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