Series Points Guidelines

Saskatchewan Cycling Association (SCA) The Points Series Guideline

PART I           GENERAL

Application

 

  1. The Points Series Guideline applies to the following Sask Cup Series:
  • the Sask Cup Cyclo-Cross Series;
  • the Sask Cup Road Race Series;
  • the Sask Cup Mountain Bike Series; and
  • the Inter Club Point

 

  1. These guidelines do not provide an avenue for protest against commissaire decisions at the Sask Cup

 

Points Series Standings

 

  1. The Saskatchewan Cycling Association (referred to as the SCA in this document) shall establish and maintain Points Series Standings for each of the following Series:

(a) the Sask Cup Mountain Bike Series;

  • the Sask Cup Road Race Series;
  • the Sask Cup Cyclo-Cross Series; and
  • the Interclub Points

 

Points Awarded to Licensed Saskatchewan Riders

 

4.(1)     Subject to Subrule 4(2), Cup Series Points shall only be awarded to a rider who has been issued a Saskatchewan Race License.

(2)     No points shall be awarded to a rider who competes in a race with a One-Day Saskatchewan Race License or in the citizen category of a mountain bike race

 

PART II             ADMINISTRATION

Administration of Points Series

 

5.(1)     Subject to Rule 9, the SCA Development Committee shall be responsible for the administration of The Points Series Guideline.

 

(2)     The Development Committee shall be responsible for:

  • the interpretation of any Rule contained in The Points Series Guideline;
  • the resolution of any dispute arising with respect to The Points Series Guideline;
  • the amendment of any Rule in The Points Series Guideline;

 

  • the addition of any Rule to The Points Series Guideline; and
  • the removal of any Rule from The Points Series Guideline.

 

Request to Resolve Dispute

 

6.(1)     Any SCA member may submit a request to the Development Committee to resolve a dispute with respect to the Points Series.

 

(2)     Where a request to resolve a dispute with respect to the Points Series has been submitted to the Development Committee, the Development Committee shall resolve such dispute in any manner it sees fit.

 

Request for Clarification of the Points Series

 

7.(1)     Any SCA member may submit a request to the Development Committee for a clarification of the Points Series.

 

(2)     Where a request for a clarification of the Points Series has been submitted to the Development Committee, the Development Committee shall provide a written clarification and may publish its written clarification in any manner it sees fit.

 

Relevant Considerations

 

8.(1)     For the purposes of carrying out its duties pursuant to Rule 5, Rule 6, and Rule 7, the Development Committee may, in its absolute discretion, take into consideration:

 

  • past practice with respect to the administration of the Points Series; and

 

  • any other consideration which, in the opinion of the Development Committee, is a relevant consideration with respect to the administration of The Points Series Guideline.

 

Correction of Clerical Errors in the Points Series Standings

 

9.(1)             Notwithstanding anything in this PART, clerical errors, including, but not limited to, mathematical errors in the calculation of the Points Series Standings may be corrected by the Executive Director of the SCA or by any person assigned the task of calculating the Points Series Standings by the SCA.

 

  • Any SCA member alleging that a clerical error in the calculation of the Points Series Standings has occurred may forward a request to the Executive Director of the SCA to review whether a clerical error has

 

  • Where a request has been sent to the Executive Director pursuant to Subrule 9(2), the Executive Director or any person assigned the task of calculating the Points Series Standings shall:
    • undertake to determine whether a clerical error has occurred; and

(b)  where a clerical error has occurred, make any necessary corrections to the Points Series Standings.

 

PART III            GENERAL POINTS RULES

Minimum of One Point Awarded for Completed Race

 

10.Every rider who completes a race in any Sask Cup Series shall receive a minimum of one (1) Cup Series Point.

 

Award of Zero Points

 

  1. A rider shall be awarded zero (0) Cup Series Points for a race in any Sask Cup Series if:
  • the rider receives a Did Not Start; or
  • the rider receives a Did Not Finish; or
  • for any other reason, the rider does not complete the

 

Points Non-Transferable

 

  1. Cup Series Points awarded to a rider in a category in any Sask Cup Series may not be transferred to any other

 

PART IV             MOUNTAIN BIKE SERIES

Cup Series Eligible Categories

 

  1. Cup Series Points shall be awarded in the following eligible categories:

 

TBA

 

Points Awarded in Category

 

  1. A rider is awarded Cup Series Points for a race in the category in which the rider

 

Two Hundred Point Scale

 

  1. Cup Series Points will be awarded in accordance with a two hundred (200) point scale as follows:

 

Place Points Place Points Place Points
1 200 11 95 21 60
2 175 12 90 22 58
3 155 13 85 23 56
4 140 14 80 24 54

 

5 130 15 75 25 52
6 120 16 71 26 50
7 115 17 69 27 49
8 110 18 66 28 48
9 105 19 64 29 47
10 100 20 62 30 46

 

Points Awarded in a Mountain Bike Stage Race

 

  1. (1) In a Mountain Bike Stage Race, a rider must start each stage of the Mountain Bike Stage Race to receive Cup Series

 

(2)  In a Mountain Bike Stage Race, Cup Series Points are only awarded for the Cross-Country Stage.

 

PART V             ROAD RACE SERIES

Cup Series Eligible Categories

 

  1. Cup Series Points shall be awarded in the following eligible categories:
  2. Category1/2 Male;
  3. Category 3 Male;
  4. Category 4 Male;
  5. Category 5 Male;
  6. Category Women – long race;
  7. Category Women – short race
  8. Category 6 Open (ages 15 and older)
  9. Category 6 Youth (ages 14 and younger)

 

Cup Series Points Awarded in Designated Category

 

  1. (1) A rider is awarded Cup Series Points for a race in the rider’s Designated Category stated on the rider’s Saskatchewan Race

 

  • Subject to Subrule 18(3), where a rider competes in a category different from the rider’s Designated Category, the rider is awarded Cup Series Points in the category in which the rider

 

  • Where a rider’s Designated Category is combined with another category or other categories in a race and the rider competes in the combined category, a rider is awarded Cup Series Points for the race in the rider’s Designated

 

 

Cup Series Points

 

  1. A rider is awarded Cup Series Points for a race in accordance with the following tables:

 

Road Race:

 

Place Points Place Points Place Points Place Points Place Points
1 20 4 12 7 7 10 4 To end 1
2 16 5 10 8 6 11 3
3 14 6 8 9 5 12 2

 

Time Trial & Criterium:

 

Place Points Place Points Place Points Place Points
1 10 3 6 5 3 7 2
2 8 4 4 6 2 To end 1

 

Race

Pack Time Points in a Criterium or Road

 

  1. (1) In a Road Race or Criterium, Cup Series Points are awarded in equal shares to all riders who receive a pack

 

  • For the purposes of awarding Cup Series Points pursuant to Subrule 20(1), the points awarded to a rider with a pack time are determined by dividing the total available Cup Series Points for all riders receiving the pack time by the total number of riders receiving that pack

 

  • Notwithstanding Subrule 20(1) and Subrule 20(2), any rider with a pack time who receives a separate placing from other riders receiving the same pack time is awarded a separate amount of Cup Series

 

Points Where Tie in Time Trial

 

  1. Where a tie cannot be broken in a Time Trial and, as a result, two or more riders receive the same time and the same placing, Cup Series Points are awarded in accordance with the provisions for the calculation of Cup Series Points in Subrule 19(1) and Subrule 19(2).

 

Stage Race Cup Series Points

 

  1. (1) In a Stage Race, Cup Series Points are awarded to a rider for each stage completed by the

 

  • Where a rider does not start every stage of a Stage Race, Cup Series Points are awarded to the rider for each stage completed by the

 

  • A rider’s Cup Series Points for a Stage Race are the total cumulative points awarded for all of the

 

PART VI            CYCLO-CROSS SERIES

 

Points Awarded In Category in Accordance with Road Race Series

 

  1. Cup Series Points shall be awarded in the following eligible categories:
  2. Category1/2 Male;
  3. Category 3 Male;
  4. Category 4 Male;
  5. Category 5 Male;
  6. Category 3 Women;
  7. Category 4/5 Women

 

Cup Series Points Table

 

  1. A rider is awarded Cup Series Points for a race in accordance with a two hundred (200) point scale as follows:

For all of the Sask Cup Series.

PART

Place Points Place Points Place Points
1 200 11 95 21 60
2 175 12 90 22 58
3 155 13 85 23 56
4 140 14 80 24 54
5 130 15 75 25 52
6 120 16 71 26 50
7 115 17 69 27 49
8 110 18 66 28 48
9 105 19 64 29 47
10 100 20 62 30 46

 

VII            SERI ES WINNERS

Series Winner is defined as either placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd in eligible categories (Gold, Silver, Bronze)

 

25 (1) A Series Winner shall be declared in each eligible category

 

 

(2) A Series Winner in an eligible category in the Sask Cup Mountain Bike Series is the rider with the highest total cumulative Cup Series Points to be calculated by totalling each rider’s Cup Series Points based on all the rider’s races minus one in the Sask Cup Mountain Bike Races.

 

  • A Series Winner in an eligible category in the Sask Cup Road Race Series is the rider with the highest total cumulative Cup Series Points to be calculated by totaling each rider’s Cup Series Points based on all the rider’s races scoring minus one in the Sask Cup Road Races (in the case of a Stage race, that event is consider one (1) start).

 

  • A Series Winner in an eligible category in the Sask Cup Cyclo-Cross Series is the rider with the highest total cumulative Cup Series Points to be calculated by totalling each rider’s Cup Series Points based on all the rider’s scoring minus one in the Sask Cup Cyclo-Cross Races.

 

  • In order that a rider may be declared a Series Winner, the rider must start a minimum of half the races scheduled in the Sask Cup Points Series in that specific descipline. In the case of a Stage race, that event is considered one (1)

 

  • In the event of a tie with any medal placing in the Series (gold, silver, bronze), the tiebreaker will be the higher placing at the Provincial

 

Series Winners Must Start Provincial Race; in addition they must race a minimum of one race outside of their home city.

 

  1. (1) Subject to Subrule 26(2), in order to be declared the Series Winner in any category, a rider must start the Provincial Race in that category (except the Provincial Race, where the rider can start in their age category).

 

  • An Elite rider who does not start the Provincial Race for any of the following reasons:
    • The rider was selected to a National Team project; or
    • The rider was competing in a Canada Cup race, World Cup race, or National Championship race is eligible to be declared the Series Winner, provided always that a rider mentioned in Subrule 26(2)(a) or Subrule 26(2)(b) submits a written application for exemption to the SCA High Performance Committee at least thirty (30) days in advance of the Provincial

 

PART VIII             INTERCLUB POINTS SERIES

 

Interclub Points Series Standings

 

  1. Interclub Points Series Standings is calculated based on points awarded to SCA Affiliated Cycling Clubs in accordance with this PART.

 

Rider Awarded Points for Designated Club

 

  1. Every rider completing a race in any Sask Cup Series earns Interclub Points on behalf of the Cycling Club designated on the rider’s Saskatchewan Race License.

 

Calculation of Interclub Points

 

29 (1)  A rider is awarded Interclub Points for the rider’s Designated Club as follows:

(a) in a Road Race: 1st -15; 2-14; 3-13; 4-12; 5-11; 6-10; 7-9; 8-8; 9-7; 10-6; 11-5, 12-4, 13-3,

14-2, to end -1;

(b) in a Time Trial of 15 kilometres or less: 1st – 5; 2-4; 3-3; 4-2; to end-1;

(c) in a Time Trial of more than 15 kilometres: 1st – 10; 2-9; 3-8; 4-7; 5-6; 6-5; 7-4; 8-3; 9-2; to end-1;

(d) in a Mountain Bike Race: 1st–15; 2-14; 3-13; 4-12; 5-11; 6-10; 7-9; 8-8; 9-7; 10-6; 11-5; 12-

4; 13-3; 12-2; to end-1; and

(e) in a Cyclo-Cross Race: 1st-10; 2-9; 3-8; 4-7; 5-6; 6-5; 7-4; 8-3; 9-2; to end-1.

 

  • Every rider who completes a race is awarded a minimum of one (1) Interclub

 

  • In the event that less than five (5) riders compete in a category in a race, the Interclub Points awarded to a rider’s designated club are one half of the points set out in Subrule 29(1).

 

  • For the purposes of Subrule 29(3), the number of riders competing in a category is determined by the total number of riders with Saskatchewan Race Licenses in the category for the race, excluding riders with a One-Day Saskatchewan Race

 

  • In the event that a rider:
    • receives a pack time in any race; or

(b) receives the same time and the same placing as one or more riders

 

The Interclub Points awarded to the rider’s designated club are determined in accordance with the provisions for the calculation of Cup Series Points in Rule 19 and Rule 20 of PART V.

 

Interclub Points Series Winner

 

30   (1) A series winner shall be declared for the Interclub Points Series.

 

(2)   The Series Winner shall be the Cycling Club with the highest total cumulative Interclub Points for all of the Sask Cup Series.

 

(3) For the purposes of Subrule 30(2), all of the Sask Cup Series means the Sask Cup Road Race Series and the Sask Cup Mountain Bike Series in a calendar year as well as the Sask Cup Cyclo- Cross Series from the previous calendar year.

 

 

 

Revised: May 2, 2018