IRC Reglement

Effektiv from: 01.01.2024

Latest Update: 28.11.2023

The iXS International Rookies Championships consist of only one international individual race. The General Regulations and the rules of the ÖRV apply to the event.

The results will be determined on the final run on Saturday. The races are open to professional and hobby riders (see classification).

§ 1 Registration

Every rider has to use the registration form on For registration please include date of birth.

Unlicenced riders under age of 18 require a declaration of consent by their parents or other legal guardian. They have to deliver the signed form at the number board handing out.

The transfer/delivery of a starting place to other riders is always precluded.

§ 2 Registration deadline

Registration and payment deadline is on Thursday, 23:59 one week before the race. If the registered starter cannot attend the race, they have no right to reclaim the registration fee. If the registration quota is reached the organisers reserve the right to close registration prematurely. There is no claim for a late registration on site.

The registration will be valid when the registration process is completed and the PayPal payment was made. If the fee is received on the account a confirmation e-mail will be sent.

§ 3 Registration Fee/Transportation Fee

The fee to attend the race is EUR 60, if received one week before the races. This fee includes transportation from the finish area to the start via gondola.

After the registration deadline the fee increases to EUR 80.

Participants must bear the additional handling fee.

§ 4 Number plates

Number plates must be fixed in front of the handlebar and should readable throughout the competition. It is strictly prohibited to alter the number boards in any manner.

The placing of additional advertisement on the number boards is strictly prohibited.

§ 5 Participation

The race is open to all licence and non-license riders of classes Kids U11, Boys/Girls U13, Boys/Girls U15 and Boys/Girls U17. Riders of all classes will participate together, irrespective of categories (Licence/Free).

§ 6 Starting interval

Starting interval between riders is 30 seconds.

§ 7 Starting order

The start list will be published by the organizers at least one hour before the race begins.

The starting times are binding. In the event of delays or interruptions the starting order is to be maintained.

For the final run, the starting order will be in accordance with the results of the seeding run.

§ 8 DNF - Did Not Finish

To compete in the final race run, all riders must start their seeding run and cross the start line. It is not necessary to cross the finish line (DNF). Riders listed as DNF will be added near or at the front of the race category for the race run.

§ 9 Red Flag

If a competitor’s run is interrupted by a red flag then this must be reported immediately to the race commission by the competitor.

In case of the run will be restarted the competitor have to go back to the start immediately without altering his equipment. The new start time will be communicated by the race commission.

§ 10 Classification

Class Year of Birth Category
Boys U11 2014 - 2015 (male) Licence and non-licence
Girls U11 2014 - 2015 (female) Licence and non-licence
Boys U13 2012 - 2013 (male) Licence and non-licence
Girls U13 2012 - 2013 (female) Licence and non-licence
Boys U15 2010 - 2011 (male) Licence and non-licence
Girls U15 2010 - 2011 (female) Licence and non-licence
Boys U17 2008 - 2009 (male) Licence and non-licence
Girls U17 2008 - 2009 (female) Licence and non-licence

§ 11 Start requirement

All riders need as start requirement to the race the participation at the previous Rookies Cup. All participants have to use the number plates and have to wear safety equipment during the training sessions and the finals.

§ 12 Equipment

The following safety gear is required for every racer: Protectors for:

  • elbows
  • knees
  • back and chest
  • full face helmet
  • gloves with full hand protection

In additional it is recommended to wear a neck brace.

Integral helmets (full-face helmets) must be certified to the following standards:

  • MTB Downhill helmet certified to EN1078 and ASTM F1952
  • Motocross helmet certified to ECE 22-05 „P“, „NP“, „J“ or SNELL M 2010 or SNELL M 2015

The local organizer is responsible for enforcing compliance with gear regulations. Failure to comply with gear regulations will result in disqualification.

§ 13 Technical condition of bikes, equipment and clothing

Every rider is responsible for the bike, the material and the protection equipment. The condition, quality and construction are to ensure the safety for riders, competitors or other persons. The equipment/safety gear must be marked with a seal of approval of an international inspecting authority.

In addition to this agreement the organization refers to the safety rules and racing agreement defined by national cycling federations and the UCI.

Headphones and earplugs are not allowed during traniing or race runs.

§ 14 Awards Ceremony

The first three riders will be honoured with a ceremony, 30 min after the race. A subsequent handing out of trophies or prizes is excluded.

Whilst attending the podiums, all riders must wear their race kit or a copy of (jersey and trousers/pants).

§ 15 Prizes

The best three riders of each class will get non cash prizes. The organization is not responsible for giving the prizes to a later date.

§ 16 Protest

According to the national sports regulations any objections raised against results or disqualifications as well as reporting any contravening of the rules should be addresses to the race commission.

§ 17 Responsibilities

Riders attend the race on their own account and at their own risk. The rider is responsible for the safety of his bike and clothes. The organization is not responsible and cannot be held responsible for any injuries and damages as results of any action during the whole racing weekend.

All riders are responsible for insurance cover concerning damages based on the participations in the race.

§ 18 Waiver of liability

The participations dispense with the registration altogether regarding indemnity claim or regress towards the organizer, designee, commissaries, authorities or other person in association with the event.

The liability waiver comes into effect upon registration with the organization. Over and above this no further claims can be made. Specifically excluded from liability are intercycle AG, Sports Nut GmbH and Racement GmbH. The organization keeps the right to make any necessary changes or even to cancel the whole race according to safety problems, official orders, government laws and other unforeseen events at any time in the race without obligations regarding indemnifications.

The subscribers of the registration accept the terms and conditions of the regulations concerning the implementation of the competition, other specific determinations of the event and the responsibilities and waiver of liability.

The participants confirmed explicitly the correctness of all data of the registration.

§ 19 Withdrawal

The racing officials hold the right to withdraw starters if they feel there is a danger for the starter or any other person.

The racing doctor can advise the race organisers that due to medical reasons a rider should be withdrawn from the event. If the race organiser follow the recommendation, the rider will have their number board removed and will be withdrawn from the event. The withdrawn rider will not be eligible for a refund or a transfer.

If the race organisers believe a rider is not capable to tackle the race course they reserve the right to withdraw the rider from the event on grounds of their safety and that of the other riders and spectators. The withdrawn rider will not be eligible for a refund or a transfer.

§ 20 Data protection

By submitting an application to take part in a race the participants also allow the Cup organization and the event organizers to use personal data for campaigns and activities connected to the events. The organizers shall have unlimited rights to publish pictures and video material of the participants, to forward these to press representatives and to use them for marketing activities. There is no factual and time limitation.