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Black Hole Enduro

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Black Hole Enduro | June 22/23 | Jamnica Prevalje (SLO), Bleiburg (AUT)

Basic information

Organizer: MTB Koroška

Race date: June 22 and 23 2019

Race venue: Prevalje (Slovenia), Petzen (Austria)

Race director: Damjan Kalčič – Kalchy

Event and course director: Anej Štrucl

Organization contacts:

mailicongreen info@blackhole-bikefest.com 

| race director | Damjan Kalčič | +386 70 929 950

| event and course director | Anej Štrucl | +386 40 833 738

| course chief | Jani Hercog | +386 31 212 282

webicongreen www.blackhole-bikefest.com

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Timing crew

mailicongreen kucipedal@gmail.com  | Aleš Makuc | +386 31 851 539

Race description

Black Hole Enduro race is a part of EWS Continental (European) and Sloenduro series. The race will consist of 1 and a half days of training and 1 and a half days of racing.

Friday will be a full day open for training in Single Trail Park Jamnica. Saturday morning will be available for training in MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen (lift assisted).

First stage will take place on Saturday afternoon in MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen. On Sunday, racers will have shuttle-assisted transfer to area of Single Trail Park Jamnica where first three stages will take part (stages 2, 3 and 4). After the 3 stages in Single Trail Park Jamnica racers will return by (pedal) to MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen where the last and final stage (stage 5) will take place.

Entry fee for Black Hole Enduro includes lift ticket for MTB Zone Bike Park for the time of training and race as well as shuttle transfer on Sunday from starting point on Petzen to Single Trail Park Jamnica. Shuttle from Petzen to Jamnica area on training day is not provided by the organizer and racers should organize it themselves.

Race format

Two day race with five (5) stages.

Timetable

Friday
Open training in Single Trail Park Jamnica

Saturday
9.00–15.00 Open training in MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen
13.00–16:00 Registration
15.30 Team managers meeting
16.00 Start stage 1 (MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen)

Sunday
8.30 Racers and team managers meeting
9.00 Start of first rider (shuttle to Single Trail Park Jamnica)
15.30 Finish of the race
16.00 Awards Ceremony

Course description

Race will take place on the trails of MTB Zone Bike Park Petzen/Peca and in Single Trail Park Jamnica. 1st and 5th stage will together have around 2200 hight meters of descending and will be lift assisted for the climb. On three stages (stage 2, 3 and 4) in Single Trail Park Jamnica there will be all together about 1100 hight meters of descending and 900 meters of climbing. All the uphills in Single Trail Park Jamnica are pedal assisted and shuttle is not allowed. On Sunday morning, shuttle will be organized to take racers from Petzen to Jamnica.

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Protective gear

Safety gear is mandatory according to SloEnduro rules. On stages there is mandatory to use:  full-face helmet, knee protectors and full-finger gloves. Back protector and elbow protectors are highly advised as well. On transfer riders can ride with normal XC helmet. All protection must be well fitted during the stages, while on transfers riders are not obligated to use it, except for the helmet.


 Basic rules

  • Competition will run under rules of UCI, rules KZS (Slovenian Cycling Federation) for Enduro and SloEnduro rules.
  • Any kind of course cutting is not allowed on the trails.  It will be randomly checked.  Any violation of this rule will lead to disqualification of the rider.
  • Competitors are taking part of the race on their own risk.
  • Prize fund is under the rules of SloEnduro.
  • Results of the race will be published on the race venue 30 min after finish and later on website www.sloenduro.com.
  • Chief Commissaire: appointed by Cycling Federation of Slovenia.
  • Arrival to the venue will be marked, as well as transfers to the start of the stages.
  • On transfers riders will need to observe all road traffic regulations.
  • With entry fee payment and starting number pick-up every rider confirms to agree with all conditions of these propositions and is riding at his own risk.
  • Young riders need an adult person to take a responsibility for them which should be made by his parents or an adult person who signs an entry form.
  • Team managers meeting will be held before the start of the race, like it is scheduled on the event programme. Meeting will be held at the race office.
  • Riders have to take care to pick up the timing chips before the start.
  • Riding and warming-up on the race course in the time of the event is prohibited and will be sanctioned.
  • There will be marshals positioned beside the course.
  • Any riding outside the marked trail is not allowed and will be sanctioned.
  • Protecting gear is mandatory like the rules of KZS for enduro sais (Full-face helmet on the stages, XC helmet is allowed on transfers. Kneepads, full-finger gloves are mandatory on the stages).
  • Complaint will be accepted by racing commission in accordance with the rules. It will be accepted by chief referee up to 10 minutes after results release. Complaint caution to be paid 20,00eur.
  • Medical team will be present on the race venue.
  • Race will be run with the use of electronic timing. Riders are obliged to return chip, otherwise organiser will charge the cost for a lost chip, which is 50,00eur.
  • Organizer reserves the right to change these propositions, which will be announced soon enough.
  • Organizer is not responsible for the consequences, which riders cause to their self, other riders or third party.
  • Race course will be marked at least one day before the start and ready for inspection.
  • Organizer reserves the right to change the course, stage number or stage length due to unexpected situation such as bad weather and similar. Organizer will announce any changes soon enough.
  • Organizer is not responsible for any kind of damage made by the riders against themselves, other riders or any third parties.
  • Course will be marked at least one day before the race and ready for inspection.
  • Organizer reserves the right to change the propositions of this competition without any prior notice.

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Entries and fees

Entries open

January 10 2019

Entries system

Entries will run through the Prijavim.se portal. Other options will not be available. The entry is successfull when the rider:

– correctly fills up and send the entry form through Prijavim.se

– pays the entry fee through Prijavim.se system or transfer to organizer’s account

A copy of the payment receipt (valid for those who will apply in the context of subsequent applications) is sent to the mail organizer.

Entries deadline

May 31 2019 (or until places are filled – number of participants limited to 250).

Late entries

Late entries will also be available on the day of the competition, or until the place is filled. The organizer will communicate this via the social network of FB. In case the places are not filled, all competitors who will register on the day of the competition will be able to compete.

Entry fee

65€ (for applications and payments before the entry deadline – the date above) – payment through the portal Prijavim.se or organizer’s account.

Late entry fee

75€ (for all applications and payments after the completion of regular registration and payment on the day of the event)

Entry fee payment

Entries payments will run trough the Prijavim.se system. All informations about payment are available during the entry procedure.

Non-licenced riders

Riders without the license can race without any extra limits. Entry is obligatory by Prijavim.se as well as for all other riders and categories. Organizer advises to order an Slovenian Cycling Federation membership card, but it’s not obligatory. With the membership, riders gets the third party liability insurance for the whole season.

Riders can order, pay and receive the KZS card also on the day of the event.

Riders without UCI licence can only participate in HOBI category.

Underage riders

For all underage riders the responsibility has to be taken by an adult person, who sign their entry form.

Categories

Race will be held under both EWS and SloEnduro categories.

SloEnduro categories:

Overall category
JUNIOR MEN (2001 and younger)
MEN (2000 till 1990 including)
MASTER 1 MEN (1989 till 1980 including)
MASTER 2 MEN (1979 till 1970 including)
MASTER 3 MEN (1969 and older)
WOMEN (all ages)
HOBI (all ages)