GENERAL

1. World Classic Tour rules and regulations are valid on top of the FIS rules (ICR).

2. Athletes must act in accordance to FIS (ICR) and World Classic Tour rules and regulations.

a. During competition days, a World Classic Tour Race Director will be appointed to ensure that the following rules are respected and executed.
b. World Classic Tour Race Director has the prerogative to act upon violations of the rules.

3. Regarding individual WCT competitions (CHAMPION, YOUTH, SPRINT, and ATHLETE OF THE DAY), the athletes who want to take part to those competitions must possess a valid FIS licence in order to collect points.

TEAM REGISTRATION

4. Teams wanted to compete for World Classic Tour TEAM’s points must be registered as a World Classic Tour TEAM. Team’s registration for World Classic Tour 2022 is free of charges. The application to register a team must be send to race.director@worldclassictour.com

5. The application has to be sent before the 1st June 2022.

6. To be considered as a WCT TEAM, the team must consist of a minimum of three athletes and maximum 10 athletes – women and men athletes included.

7. Athletes cannot change teams during the WCT season and teams cannot unregister athletes during the season.

8. The season is defined as 1st June to 31th of August.

9. A new athlete can be register in the team during the season in accordance with the previous rules (5. – 6. – 7.). A written notification has to be sent to the WCT Race Director 48 hours before the start of a stage for reviewing.

10. WCT team has to be registered to receive free accommodation on the WCT events according to the following agreement detailed on 11.

11. Based on the ranking of Ski Classics Pro Team season 2021-2022:

a. Teams ranked from 1-3 in Ski Classics Pro Team final standings will receive free accommodation with full board for 2 nights at each WCT stages for up to 7 people.

b. Teams ranked from 4-5 in Ski Classics Pro Team final standings will receive free accommodation with full board for 2 nights at each WCT stages for up to 5 people.

c. Teams ranked from 6-10 in Ski Classics Pro Team final standing will receive free accommodation with full board for 2 nights at each WCT stages for up to 3 people.

12. Single male/female athletes not register in the top 10 Ski Classics Pro Team – season 2021-22 and ranked 1-20 in Ski Classics Champion final standings season 2021-22 will receive free accommodation with full board for 2 nights for 1 person.

ATTENTION: For Stage 1 Totenrullen, accomodation will be for 1 night instead of 2.

13. Registered WCT TEAM will get a space on worldclassictour.com website to present their Team and Athletes.

PRIZE MONEY AND SPECIAL PRIZE

14. At the last stage, World Classic Tour athletes and teams have to be present to receive their prize money. If an athlete is unable to participate to the final stage regardless the reason, the athlete must submit to the Race Director a document stating clearly the reason of not attending (medical reason has to be certified by a doctor). In case of non-presentation of any document, the prize money will not be transferred to the athlete.

15. The overall prize money for World Classic Tour 2022 is 30 000 euros and distribued in accordance of the table in Appendix 3.

16. Prize Money from Guide World Classic Tour will be paid upon invoice and will be sent according to the financial details in Appendix 4. The invoice has to include a valid organisation number.

POINTS AND DISTINCTIVE BIBS

17. On the first Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour stage, the various WCT bibs will be distributed according the WCT CHAMPION and SPRINT and YOUTH final standings in Ski Classics season 2021-22. In case of the Ski Classics YOUTH final standing winner is too old to compete on this category during the new WCT season, the following best-ranked athlete in age of competing for the new WCT season will wear the YOUTH bib.

18. World Classic Tour points are awarded according to the points table in Appendix 2.

For the stages Lysebotn Opp and Alliansloppet 15 km Individual, 100 points will be attributed to the top 30 athletes as stated on Appendix 2.

19. Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour CHAMPION and SPRINT points are awarded according to the point tables (Appendix 2). The daily leader of those rankings is the highest placed athlete in the general individual CHAMPION / SPRINT ranking and will wear the distinctive WCT CHAMPION/ SPRINT bib.

20. Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour YOUTH competition is reserved for athletes born since the 1st January 1996. The WCT YOUTH points are awarded according to the points scored by the athlete in the WCT CHAMPION competition. The daily leader of those rankings is the highest placed athlete in the general individual YOUTH ranking and will wear the distinctive WCT YOUTH bib.

21. Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour ATHLETE OF THE DAY will reward the athlete who has made the greatest effort and who has demonstrated the best qualities of sportsmanship. The prize, which is awarded at each stage is decided by a jury presided over by the race director.

22. Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour TEAM points are gathered from the team’s top two men WCT CHAMPION points and top single woman WCT CHAMPION points in each Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour’s stage, and the total WCT SPRINT points collected on each event by all the team members.

23. The Team standings of the World Rollerski Week will count as a regular 200 points event for the World Classic Tour TEAM competition (learn more about World Rollerski Week on the dedicated section on our website).

24. The bibs are provided to the various WCT ranking’s leaders at each stage. There is an order of priority: first the WCT CHAMPION bib, followed by the WCT SPRINT bib, then the WCT YOUTH bib. When a rider is leader of several general rankings, he/she only wears one bib: the one designated by the order of priority. The other bibs are then worn by the runners-up, the 2nd, 3rd or 4th in the corresponding general ranking. In case of the absence of a general ranking’s leader on a stage the leader bib will be worn by the runners-up, the 2nd, 3rd or 4th in the corresponding general ranking.

25. Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour Race Director may retain collected WCT individual and/or Team points if an athlete is violating rules in an event. A protest must be handed in to the Race Director within 60 minutes after the winner finishes the event by handing over to the Race Director or Jury a written protest, or emailing race.director@worldclassictour.com, protest are handled according to FIS ICR-rules. All results are final one hour after the event winner has finished and the jury and/or race director has checked protests. Exceptions will be made in case of doping violation.

26. An athlete must finish the race  in order to receive points for the distinctives bibs competitions.

27. In the case of a dead-heat between two competitors the points for the places will be added together and divided by two (e.g. in a dead-heat for 1st and 2nd places, both athletes will receive (200+170)/2 = 185 points).

28. If two or more athletes score the same number of points after the final event, the winner is the athlete who has:

a. The highest number of individual WCT wins during the season

b. The best results (i.e. most 2nd places, most 3rd places, etc.)

c. The best ranking on the WCT final stage.

This rule apply also for the team competition: If two or more teams score the same number of points after the final event, the winner is the team who has:

a. The highest number of WCT Team wins during the season

b. The best team results (i.e. most 2nd places, most 3rd places, etc.)

c. The best team ranking on the WCT final stage.

29. Each WCT TEAM participating in a Mitsubishi Electric World Classic Tour event shall have a representative at the race Team Captains meeting the day prior to the race.

APPENDIX 1

Map World Classic Tour 2022

Appendix 2: Points table

CHAMPION
200 pts EVENT
CHAMPION
200 pts EVENT
CHAMPION
100 pts EVENT
TEAM SPRINT
1 200 31 20 1 100 1 200 1 40
2 170 32 19 2 85 2 170 2 30
3 140 33 18 3 70 3 140 3 20
4 120 34 17 4 60 4 120 4 10
5 100 35 16 5 50 5 100 5 5
6 95 36 15 6 48 6 95
7 90 37 14 7 45 7 90
8 85 38 13 8 43 8 85
9 80 39 12 9 40 9 80
10 75 40 11 10 38 10 75
11 70 41 10 11 35 11 70
12 66 42 9 12 33 12 66
13 62 43 8 13 31 13 62
14 58 44 7 14 29 14 58
15 54 45 6 15 27 15 54
16 50 46 5 16 25 16 50
17 47 47 4 17 24 17 47
18 44 48 3 18 22 18 44
19 41 49 2 19 21 19 41
20 38 50 1 20 20 20 38
21 35 21 19 21 35
22 33 22 18 22 33
23 31 23 17 23 31
24 29 24 16 24 29
25 27 25 15 25 27
26 25 26 14 26 25
27 24 27 13 27 24
28 23 28 12 28 23
29 22 29 11 29 22
30 21 30 10 30 21

APPENDIX 3

Prize money

Financial details
Invoice address:

WCT Summerski AB
Kardanvägen 37
46138 TROLLHÄTTAN

Västra Götalands län
SWEDEN

VAT: SE559105466201

📧 info@worldclassictour.com

Contact

WCT CEO
Daniel Tynell
📧 daniel.tynell@worldclassictour.com
☎️ +46 70 539 82 90

WCT Project Leader
Baptiste Noel
📧 baptiste.noel@worldclassictour.com
☎️ +46 70 614 91 01

WCT Project Leader Assistant
Paul Combey
📧 paul@alliansloppet.se
☎️ +46 76 021 38 69

Event contacts

Totten Skifestival
Vetle Thyli
📧 vetlethyli@gmail.com

☎️ +47 958 12 900

Blink Festival
Arne Idland
📧  arne.idland@axelar.no
☎️ +47 934 36 755

Trollhättan Action Week
Magnus Larsson
📧  larsson@buddys.se
☎️ +46 70 637 05 05