Das sportliche Reglement der DKB-Riders Tour 2018

Rules for 2018

Participation

The DKB-Riders Tour is a series of six or seven events in Germany, at which athletes may obtain points towards an overall final classification. 

Point-System DKB-Riders Tour Rating competitions: 20/17/15/13/11/10/9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1

A maximum of four results will count for the final classification. In case of equality of points the greater number of 1st places will decide (respectively 2nd places, and so on).

To be eligible for the final individual classification an athlete must compete at the last leg of the DKB-Riders Tour 2018.

 

2018 Calendar of Events:

1.

CSI4* Hagen

25 April – 29 April 2018

2.

CSI4* Hamburg

09 – 13 May 2018

3.

CSI4* Wiesbaden

18 – 21 May 2018

4.

CSI4* Münster

23 – 26 August 2018

5.

CSI4* Paderborn

6 – 9 September 2018

6.

CSI4* München

22 – 25 November 2018

 

Preamble

For each leg of the series, the invitation of athletes must be made in accordance with the FEI CSI Invitation Rules according to the star level of the respective Event (see FEI Jumping Rules, Annex V):

1. All athletes placed 1st - 25th (CSI4*) / 1st - 15th (CSI3*) of the LONGINES Rankings established two months prior to the Event (No. _____) (acc. to “FEI invitation rules”) 

(see: inside.fei.org/fei/disc/jumping/csi-invitation), substitutions for the top 25 (for CSI4*) or top 15 (CSI3*) athletes must be made in descending order of the Longines Rankings

2. All athletes placed 1st – 3rd on the 2017 DKB-Riders Tour Final Ranking;

3. All athletes placed 1st -5th in the last valid ranking list of the DKB-Riders Tour 2018. (For 1st leg: 1st – 5th Final Ranking 2017)

4. Additional athletes

4.1 Further foreign athletes (up to a total number of approx. _____) (acc. to „FEI invitation rules“)

4.2 Further German athletes (up to a total number of approx. _____) (acc. to a special handicap agreed upon with NF GER)

Format of Competitions

At each leg a qualifying competition takes place one day before the DKB-Riders Tour rating competition, which counts for points for the DKB-Riders Tour final ranking. The competitions are run according to the following formats:

[NB: The schedule for CSI4* Hamburg is different; there are two qualifying competitions, both according to penalties and time, for the DKB Riders Tour Rating Competition (Derby) at CSI4* Hamburg, see details on page 3.]

Competition No. 1.

Qualification for the DKB-RIDERS TOUR-Rating Competition (Comp. No. 2)

Competition over one round with one jump-off

Admitted Athletes: Open to all athletes according to preamble.

Table: A according to Art. 238.2.2 (acc. to penalties and time, with one jump off in case of equality of penalties for the 1st place)

Speed: 375 m/min. (outdoor) / 350 m/min. (indoor) Height of Obstacles: 1,50 m

Number of Horses per Athlete: 1

Maximum Number of Starters: if more than 100, the class will be divided

Starting Order: 1st round: draw; jump-off as 1st round

Total Prize Money: Minimum EUR 30.000

Breakdown of Prize Money: Acc. to prize money distribution Chart 1 (25% to winner). Prize money for each athlete placed 13th and beyond: EUR 150

 

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Competition No. 2.

DKB-RIDERS TOUR - Rating Competition (Events except CSI4* Hamburg)

Competition over two rounds

Admitted Athletes: Attending athletes placed 1st – 25th on the Longines Ranking List used for the invitation of athletes for the event;

Athletes placed 1st – 3rd on the 2017 DKB-Riders Tour Final Ranking;

Athletes placed 1st – 5th on the most recent valid ranking list of the 2018 DKB-Riders Tour (for the first leg of the 2018 series, this will be athletes placed 1st – 5th on the 2017 DKB-Riders Tour Final Ranking);

In addition, up to a total number of 50 athletes (plus those tied for 50th place), the best athletes from Competition 1.

Admitted Horses: Each athlete may start a horse of his own choice, with which he must have completed the initial round of at least one FEI competition at the same event (See FEI Jumping Rules 261.4.4);

In case of abdication of a qualified athlete the next placed athlete may not move up (except for Hamburg Derby).

Table: Table A acc. to Art. 273.3.3.1 (2 rounds, both against the clock)

All clear rounds, however at least the best 25% (athlete/horse combinations) from the 1st round qualify for the 2nd round. In the 2nd round all qualified athletes start with 0 penalty points.

Athletes of the 2nd round are placed according to penalties and time of the 2nd round.

Possible further placements will be done acc. to penalties and time of the 1st round.

Speed: 400 m/min. (outdoor)/ 350 m/min. (indoor)

Height of Obstacles: max. 1,60 m

Number of horses per Athlete: 1

Maximum Number of Starters: 50 (plus those tied for 50th place)

Starting order 1st Round: Reverse order of the result of Competition 1

If pre-qualified athletes acc. to “admitted athletes did not start in Competition 1 they start first in reverse order of their placing on the Longines Ranking List used for the invitation of athletes for the event (acc. to preamble).

Starting order 2nd Round: Reverse order of penalties in the first round (athletes with the most penalties start first); athletes with equality of penalties start in the same order as in the 1st round.

Total Prize Money: Minimum EUR 75.000.  All athletes in the 2nd round will receive prize-money.

Breakdown of Prize Money: Acc. to prize money distribution Chart 1 (25% to winner). Prize money for each athlete placed 13th and beyond: EUR 250

Point-System DKB-Riders Tour: 20/17/15/13/11/10/9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1

DKB-Riders Tour final rating: To be eligible for the final individual rating an athlete has to compete at the last leg of the DKB-Riders Tour 2018.

A max. of 4 results will count for the final classification.

In case of equality of points the greater number of 1st places will decide. (resp. 2nd places, etc.)

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CSI4* Hamburg:

Hamburg Derby - DKB-RIDERS TOUR Rating Competition 

Admitted Athletes: Open to the best 32 athletes from the 1st and 2nd qualifying Competitions (plus those tied for 32nd place) 

In case of abdication of a qualified athlete the next placed athlete may move up with the agreement of the OC and the President of the Ground Jury.

Admitted Horses: Each athlete with one horse of his own choice.

Qualification System for the 1st place: number of starters in 1st qualifier plus 1

Hamburg Derby (applicable to 2nd place: number of starters in 1st qualifier less 1

both qualifying Competitions): 3rd place: number of starters in 1st qualifier less 2

Etc.

Table: Table A acc. to Art. 277 and 238.2.2 (according to penalties and time, with one jump-off in case of equality of penalties for 1st place)

Speed: 400 m/min. 

Length: approximately 1230 m with 17 obstacles

Height of Obstacles: max. 1,55 m

Maximum Number of Starters: 32 (plus those tied for 32nd place)

Starting Order: 1st round by draw; jump-off as in 1st round 

Width of Water Jump: minimum 3.50 m

Number of horses per Athlete: 1

Total Prize Money: Minimum EUR 75.000

Breakdown of Prize Money: Acc. to prize money distribution Chart 1 (25% to winner). Prize money for each athlete placed 13th and beyond: EUR 250

Point-System DKB-Riders Tour: 20/17/15/13/11/10/9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1

DKB-Riders Tour final rating: To be eligible for the final individual rating an athlete has to compete at the last leg of the DKB-Riders Tour 2018.

A max. of 4 results will count for the final classification.

In case of equality of points the greater number of 1st places will decide. (resp. 2nd places, etc.)

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