Rules

 

 

1 – Competition Regulations

1.1: Licenses

All events in the ATSX Calendar must be held under the applicable ATSX Rules. All events in the Red Bull Crashed Ice Calendar must be held under the applicable Red Bull Crashed Ice Rules. A competitor must have a valid ATSX license to take part in any Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition.


A valid passport shall determinate the country of origin of a competitor. A Technical Delegate of the ATSX must supervise all competitions listed in the ATSX Calendar.

 

1.2: Country Quotas - Limitation of participation

Quotas for men competitions
A competitor must have a valid ATSX license to take part in any Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition in accordance with current quotas.

Personal Spots: Top 64 from the current ATSX World Ranking
The Top 64 in the current ATSX World Ranking have a personal spot on the start list for the next Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition. A restriction of a maximum of 8 competitors per country ranked in the current ATSX World Ranking is applicable.

In countries with more than 8 competitors in the Top 64 of the ATSX World Ranking, the 8 best ranked athletes in the Top 64 of the ATSX World Ranking shall get the secured spots.

Basic Country Quota for all countries: 2
National ICDH Associations affiliated with the ATSX – or clubs affiliated with the ATSX – may invite 2 competitors from their country. If there is no National ICDH Association or club in place in a country, the ATSX Sport Director can invite 2 competitors per country based on their ATSX World Ranking and their recent sportive performance.

Host Country Quota: 8
The host country of a Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition will have 8 spots for National riders at their event. The host country organization together with the National ICDH Association or club affiliated with the ATSX will get the best available riders based on their ATSX World Ranking. A close alignment with the ATSX sport director is mandatory. The hosting country quota can only nominate athletes with a valid passport of the hosting country.

The Host Country Quota athletes must take part in all activities of the competition (Section 2.1).

Personal spot from Riders Cup: 3
The top 3 competitors of each Riders Cup race, not already qualified for the next Red Bull Crashed Ice, will receive a starting spot at the next Red Bull Crashed Ice race. The spot is not transferable to another Red Bull Crashed Ice race.

Quotas for women
A competitor must have a valid ATSX license to take part in any Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition in accordance with current quotas. A minimum of 8 women will need to start at a Red Bull Crashed Ice event to make the race or competition official.

Personal Spots: Top 16 from the current ATSX World Ranking
After the first race of the season, the Top 16 in the current ATSX World Ranking have a personal spot on the start list for the next Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition. A restriction of a maximum of 4 competitors per country ranked in the current ATSX World Ranking is applicable.

In countries with more than 4 competitors in the Top 16 of the ATSX World Ranking, the 4 best ranked athletes in the Top 16 of the ATSX World Ranking shall get the secured spots.

Basic Country Quota: 1
National ICDH Associations affiliated with the ATSX – or clubs affiliated with the ATSX – may invite 1 competitor from their country. If there is no National ICDH Association or club
in place in a country, the ATSX Sport Director can invite 1 competitor per country based on their ATSX World Ranking and their recent sportive performance.

Host Country Quota: 8
The host country of a Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition will have 8 spots. The host country organization together with the National ICDH Association or club affiliated with the
ATSX will get the best riders available based on their ATSX World Ranking. A close alignment with the sport director is mandatory. The hosting country quotas can only nominate athletes with a valid passport of the hosting country.

The Host Country Quota athletes must take part in all activities of the competition (Section 2.1).

Registration
All athletes who want to take part in a Red Bull Crashed Ice event must register for every race or competition at www.atsx.org. Registration will close 10 days at 18.00 UTC priors each Red Bull Crashed Ice shootout event. Entries made after the posted deadline will not be considered.

Classifications and Types of Competition

The ATSX World Ranking
For the first Red Bull Crashed Ice event of the season, the ATSX World Ranking is compiled from the best 8 results of the last 12 races in the official calendar. After the first Red Bull Crashed Ice event of the 2015/2016 season, the ATSX World Ranking will compile all results from Red Bull Crashed Ice, Riders Cup and ATSX affiliate National Championship events from the last 52 weeks up to the official release.

An updated ATSX World Ranking will be posted at www.atsx.org by 18.00 UTC on the Tuesday following each Red Bull Crashed Ice race or competition.

Ice Cross Downhill Men World Championship
The Ice Cross Downhill Men World Championship will consist of 4 Red Bull Crashed Ice races and 6 (or more) Riders Cup races affiliated with the ATSX. The best 3 results from
Red Bull Crashed Ice races and the best 3 results from the Riders Cup races will be compile to crown the World Champion 2015/2016.

Ice Cross Downhill Women World Championship
The Ice Cross Downhill Women World Championship will consist of 4 Red Bull Crashed Ice races. The best 3 results from Red Bull Crashed Ice races will be compile to crown the World Champion 2015/2016.

Team Competition World Championship
The Team Competition World Championship will consist of 4 Red Bull Crashed Ice races affiliated with the ATSX.

 

1.3: Disclaimer / Competitors / Type of Competition

Each competitor must be 16 years of age (18 years of age in Canada) before the competition (Shootout) starts. In all other host countries, competitors under 18 years of age are only allowed to start with their parents’ or legal representative’s written permission. This rule may be adapted in accordance with the legislation of the host country.

No competitor is allowed to start without having produced a signed disclaimer. By signing the disclaimer the competitor confirms that he/she:

– inspected the track from the outside;
– takes part at his own risk;
– holds a private and valid accident insurance; and
– accepts the official rules of the competition.

The competitors are obliged to make themselves familiar with the appropriate Red Bull Crashed Ice Rules and must comply with the additional instructions of the ATSX Federation. Competitors must follow all Red Bull Crashed Ice and ATSX rules and regulations.

Competitors, who do not attend the prize-giving ceremonies without decent excuse approved by an ATSX sport delegate, lose their claim to any prize including prize money. Another member of his team may represent, in exceptional circumstances, the competitor, but this person has no right to take his place on the podium.

Competitors must behave in a correct and sportsmanlike manner towards members of the Organizing Committee, volunteers, officials and the public.

The Competition Committee and the ATSX Sport Director may disallow any competitor from competing at any time if the competitor shows an unacceptable attitude on or off the track to other competitor, organization member, media member, spectator or anybody closely related or not to the competition.

Competitor insurance

All competitors participating in Red Bull Crashed Ice events must carry accident insurance, in sufficient amounts to cover accident, transport and rescue costs, including race risks.
Competitors must be able to show proof of the respective insurance coverage at any time on request of Red Bull Crashed Ice, the ATSX, one of their representatives or the Organizing Committee.

 

1.4: Sponsorship and Advertising

The official tour patch will be provided and sewn on at the first race of the season (on both jerseys, Individual Jersey and Team Jersey). See Example 1 for details at the end of the rulebook.

All competitors shall reserve three free spaces (minimum 6 Å~ 5 cm each) on their helmet for the Organizing Committee (to place the country flag and bib numbers). See Example 1 for details at the end of the rulebook.

All competitors shall reserve free spaces (minimum 10 cm high) on each sleeve of their individual and team competition jerseys to the Organizing Committee. See Example 2 for details at the end of the rulebook.

Displaying any brand or logo on their head during the prize giving ceremony (podium) or at the press conference will lead to loss of prize money for the rider.

Advertising on all pieces of equipment is permitted as long as it alters in no way the legibility of the bib number and does not conflict with the official Ice Cross Downhill, ATSX affiliated, or event sponsors. The competition committee has the right to ban competitor’s partners that are not suitable for sports (e.g. drugs) without notice. Advertising for tobacco, drugs (narcotics) or any energy drink other than Red Bull is forbidden.


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