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WHEN WILL THE 2021 EDITION OF PROSECCO CYCLING TAKE PLACE?

On Sunday 3 October 2021, at 08:30 am in Valdobbiadene (Treviso) – Italy.

WHICH ROUTE IS PLANNED?

Unique Route: km 100,4 – Difference in level: 1600 m which extends entirely between the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, a World Heritage Site.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Italian and foreign card-carrying and non card-carrying athletes of both sexes, aged between 18 and 75, with any kind of bicycle (racing bicycle, touring bicycle, electric bicycle, gravel bike, tandem, mountain bike, recumbent, handbike).

WHAT KIND OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED?

The only kind of medical certificate accepted to participate in Prosecco Cycling is the medical certificate for competitive sports practice of cycling, pursuant to Art.4 of Italian Ministerial Decree No. 164/24.04.2013 (see fac-simile). Certificates issued for other sports are not admited, even if they are endurance sports, such as triathlon, athletics or similar.

HOW IS THE PARTICIPATION OF NON CARD-CARRYING ATHLETES REGULATED?

To participate in the race, Italian and foreign non-card-carrying athletes, with no sports society and/or association, and foreign card-carrying cyclists without UCI license, must pay a surcharge of € 10,00 in addition to the registration fee for the activation of the multi-risk insurance policy + third-party liability insurance policy available online, provided as for the annual card-carrying athletes, limited to the duration of the event, which ensures the same coverage of the daily card (non-refundable in case of non-participation). (see the policy).

HOW CAN YOU REGISTER TO PROSECCO CYCLING?

Exclusively online, on the Endu portal, on the official page of Prosecco Cycling, with payment by credit card, satispay, bank transfer, by filling in the appropriate fields requested by the organizer.

HOW MUCH DOES THE REGISTRATION COST?

PARTICIPATION FEE

A) INDIVIDUAL
From 7 April to 30 June                                          € 45,00 € in addition to bank commissions
From 1 July to 26 September                                € 50,00 € in addition to bank commissions 

B) TEAMS
From 7 April to 30 June                                          € 40,00 € in addition to bank commissions
From 1 July to 26 September                                € 45,00 € in addition to bank commissions 
*If less than 10 participants, individual fees will be applied

C) GOLD REGISTRATION
From 28 December (2020)                                    € 100,00 € in addition to bank commissions
*Up to available places                                                               *Starting from € 100,00

WHERE WILL THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RACE PACKAGE AND TECHNICAL ENVELOPE TAKE PLACE?

The call is set for Friday 1  from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday 2 October 2021 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm at Tenuta Sandi, Via Tessere n.1 in Valdobbiadene, loc. Zecchei. The technical envelope and the race package will not be delivered on Sunday morning 3 October.
Only for the Gold participants, the delivery service of the technical envelope and the race pack is also scheduled on Sunday morning 1 October from 6:30 am to 7:30 am in area hospitality, set up at the lodge of the Municipality of Valdobbiadene at Piazza G. Marconi.

WHAT DOES CONTAIN THE TECHNICAL ENVELOPE?

The number of the bike with its laces, the disposable chip, the documentation with all the main information to take part in the race, and the regulations relating to the Covid-19 health emergency.  

CAN YOU DELEGATE ANOTHER PERSON FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF RACE PACKAGE AND TECHNICAL ENVELOPE?

Yes, you can. The delegated persons for the withdrawal on behalf of third parties must provide proof of identity to be issued in copy and submit the delegation for the withdrawal on behalf of third parties (see delegation), filled in and signed by the delegating party, as well as the required documentation pursuant to Art. 6, par. 2, points a) and b) of the Regulation.)

WHAT KIND OF TIMING SYSTEM WILL BE ADOPTED?

The timing service will be provided by MySDAM with single-use chip technology.
Other personal chips are not allowed. The single-use chip including instructions for use will be delivered in the technical envelope, and must be placed on the front wheel or front fork of the bike. No deposit is required for the use of the single-use chip.

HOW WILL THE RESULTS LIST BE SET UP?

The INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY RANKING will be drawn up in alphabetic order based on the sum of the set Real Time timings, exclusively in the three uphill timed stretches provided and marked along the race course.
However, it will be possible to visualize also the time spent for each single climbing in addition to the timing of the whole race with category and absolute position, in all cases not worth for the rankings.

The TEAM RANKING awards the team composed without distinction of men and women, card-carrying members of the same team, with the highest number of participants (minimum number: 10), which will ride across the finishing line within 30 seconds between the first and the last of its own enrolled members, within the maximum time of 4 hours and 45 minutes from the start.

New The 4.10 RANKING awards the group composed without distinction of men and women, card-carrying members of the same team, which will record the worst result in the average of the three timed climbs. This average will be calculated by adding the averages of the three timed climbs achieved by the 10 members of each team who achieved the worst result. 

The FUN TEAM RANKING awards the group composed without distinction of men and women and card-carrying with the same team, who will make the best time on the entire race course (100,4 km). The group must be composed of a minimum number of 5 participants, who must pass on arrival within 30 minutes between the first and fifth of their members.

Participants with pedal assisted bikes will not be included in the Individual Category, 4.10 and Fun Team ranking; they can instead compete exclusively for the Team classification.

WHERE WILL THE RANKING BE AVAILABLE AND AT WHAT TIME WILL THE AWARDS CEREMONY TAKE PLACE?

The Individual Category will be shown only with the first of each category, while Team ranking, 4.10 and Fun Team only with the first five teams. Everything will be shown at 1:30 pm at Piazza G. Marconi, where the relative awards will subsequently take place. The complete rankings will also be available online on the Prosecco Cycling website from 5:00 pm.

WHO AND HOW CAN ACCESS TO THE TIRAMISU’ TASTE EVENT?

Participants will receive the free ticket for access at the “Tiramisù Taste Event”, available from 12:00 to 05:00 pm at Villa dei Cedri in Via Piva at Valdobbiadene. Those who do not have the free ticket and any accompanying persons can enjoy the service only upon payment of € 5,00 per person. Children under the age of 18, can enjoy the service provided they are accompanied by their parents or an adult.