Rules of the races

CANNES INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON 2021

General terms and conditions and regulations

Conditions of participation
– The Cannes International Triathlon is subject to the regulations of the French Triathlon Federation (http://www.fftri.com/files/pdf/RGF_2020-2021_0.pdf). Each competitor undertakes to respect these rules. Any registration to the competition implies the respect of the present rules.
– The events are open to triathlon licence holders (Federations belonging to the ITU) and to non-licence holders presenting a medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of Triathlon in competition, dated less than one year ago (Competition Pass).
– The presentation of the originals (licence or medical certificate for non-licensed athletes) will be required when collecting the race numbers.
– For the relay race :
– the presentation of an FFN licence replaces the medical certificate for the competitor doing the swimming part,
– the presentation of an FFC licence replaces the medical certificate for the competitor carrying out the cycling part,
– the presentation of an FFA licence replaces the medical certificate for the competitor carrying out the running part.

Organisation
– The participant undertakes to comply with the rules contained in these general conditions of participation, the registration form, the competition rules, the official programme and the competition information pack as well as the rules communicated during the pre-race briefing. Reading the pre-race briefing is compulsory for each participant. The participant undertakes to scrupulously respect the instructions of the organiser and his staff.
– In the event of a breach of the aforementioned rules, in particular when it affects the smooth running of the event or endangers other participants, spectators or organisation personnel, the organiser may, at any time, exclude the participant from the competition and/or disqualify him/her from the event.
Registration
– Registration for the competition is made exclusively by means of the official online registration form available on the Internet.
– The registration will only be valid after full payment of the registration fee and confirmation of the registration by the organizer. This is done by publishing the name of the participant on the list of competitors.
– The organiser reserves the right to refuse the registration of any person for legitimate reasons. In case of refusal of the entry, any claim for damages in addition to the reimbursement of the entry fee is excluded.
– All registrations are strictly personal and cannot be transferred to a third party. The participant is obliged to collect his/her race number personally. Any transfer or transmission of the race number to a third party is prohibited.
– All entries are binding and final. In the event of cancellation of the registration or non-participation in the event, the participant will not be entitled to a refund of the registration fee.

Refund
– The full refund of entry fees is only possible in the event of total cancellation of the competition caused by the organiser’s fault. In all other cases, only a partial refund of the entry fees will be made, taking into account the costs incurred by the organiser.
– Cancellation of the registration may only be granted (in the case of subscription to cancellation insurance) on presentation of a medical certificate stating that the triathlon is not suitable for triathlon practice (original sent by acknowledgement of receipt). The reimbursement will be 100% until 11th April 2021.
– Refunds do not cover Active’s registration fees.
– No request for reimbursement will be processed after Sunday 11th April 2021.
– A postponement will be offered to all registrants in case of cancellation due to Covid-19.
– Cancellation insurance allows a 100% refund in case of cancellation due to Covid-19, upon request by the competitor.

Responsibility
– The organiser declines all responsibility for any health risks incurred by the participant as a result of participating in the event. The participant declares that he is fully aware that participation in the event involves serious health risks that may even lead to the participant’s death.
– The participant is solely responsible for his or her personal belongings and sports equipment.
– The participant declares that he is aware of the fact that he may encounter vehicles and/or pedestrians on the course and that he assumes the risks associated with these circumstances when participating in the race.
– The participant acknowledges that there are the following risks linked to participation in the competition, it being understood that this list is not exhaustive: risk of falls, collision with vehicles, pedestrians, other participants and/or objects; risks linked to the state of the ground, technical incidents and material failure, insufficient protective equipment; risks and dangers caused by spectators, volunteers or bad weather.
– By registering for the event, the participant accepts the courses as they have been laid down. The participant undertakes to inform the organiser immediately of any danger concerning the course of which he may be aware.
– The participant agrees to receive any medical care and treatment that may be necessary during the competition. The costs of medical care and treatment are not included in the entry fee and will be charged to the participant on the basis of the usual rates. As the organiser does not offer insurance to cover the cost of medical treatment, it is the responsibility of the participant to take out any insurance necessary or useful for this purpose. Any liability on the part of the organiser in this respect is excluded.
– The organiser declines all responsibility for the loss or theft of objects belonging to the participant.
Anti-doping
– The participant expressly acknowledges the imperative nature of the anti-doping regulations of the French Triathlon Federation and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD).
Insurance
– The organiser is covered by an organiser’s civil liability insurance policy which covers his civil liability, for bodily injury or material damage that he may accidentally cause to third parties.
– The organiser’s liability for possible material and/or commercial damage is excluded. This limitation does not apply when the damage has been caused by the organiser’s intentional or grossly negligent fault or the organiser’s failure to fulfil a contractual obligation essential to the contract or in the event of injury to the life, physical integrity or health of a person. The aforementioned limitation of liability also extends to the personal civil liability of employees, representatives, servants and third parties to whom the organiser has recourse in connection with the organisation of the event and with whom he is bound by contract.
Image rights
– The athletes authorise the organiser to use the still or audiovisual images on which they may appear during the event, their name, voice and sporting performance without time limit.
– It is specified that the audiovisual rights relating to the competition belong exclusively to the organiser.
Cancellation / Modification
– In the event of bad weather making the swimming event dangerous, the triathlons may be transformed into a duathlon according to the regulations of the French Triathlon Federation, and the Aquathlon into a running event.

Prizes / Lots
– Awards may only be distributed to athletes with a professional licence who are present at the prize-giving ceremony.
– Prizes will be distributed (exclusively) during the prize-giving ceremony to the athlete whose presence is compulsory.

Sporting rules
Competitors must :
– comply with any directives or instructions given by the organisation,
– inform the organisation of any anomaly on the course that could affect the safety of the event,
– Wear one of the two bibs and the bathing cap provided by the organisation.
– respect the decisions of the referees,
– be courteous with the “Volunteers” and members of the organisation.
– respect the traffic regulations,
– be fair play with other competitors,
– do not litter the entire course.

Regulations Triathlon L and M
– Swimming :
– Wearing a wetsuit is compulsory if the water temperature is below 16°C and prohibited if the temperature is above 24.5°C.
– Wearing the cap provided by the organisation is obligatory.
– The end of the warm-up will take place 15 minutes before the start.
– Transition 1 :
– Athletes will change in the bike park and will make sure to put away their belongings correctly, without hindering the passage of the other competitors.
– The helmet must be fastened in order to move around the park.
– Bike :
– The bib must be placed on the back.
– Drafting is not allowed.
– As a large part of the event takes place on open roads, competitors must be vigilant and scrupulously respect the highway code.
– Transition 2 :
– The helmet must remain attached when moving around the bike park.
– Athletes will change in the bike park and will take care to put away their belongings correctly, without hindering the passage of the other competitors.
– Running :
– The bib must be placed on the front of the athlete.
– The course is on a totally closed road.
– The loop is 4000 metres long.
– Wristbands will be distributed at the end of each lap, it is the responsibility of the runner to collect and count them before crossing the finish line.


Aquathlon regulations
– Swimming :
– Wearing a wetsuit is compulsory if the water temperature is below 16°C and prohibited if the temperature is above 24.5°C.
– Wearing the cap provided by the organisation is obligatory.
– The end of the warm-up will take place 15 minutes before the start.
– Running :
– The race number must be placed on the front of the athlete.
– The course is on a totally closed road.
– The loop is 4000 metres long.


Distances
– Triathlon L :
2000 m swimming / 107 km cycling / 16 km running
– Triathlon M :
1000 m swimming / 42 km cycling / 8 km running
– Aquathlon S:
1000 m swim / 4 km run


Time limits
– Triathlon L :
– The swimming part is limited to 1h05 after the start.
– The cycling part is limited to 6h30 after the start.
– The running part is limited to 8h30 after the start.
– Triathlon M :
– The swimming part is limited to 0h45 after the start.
– The cycling part is limited to 3h15 after the start.
– The running part is limited to 4h30 after the start.
– Aquathlon S :
– The swimming part is limited to 0h30 after the start.
– The running part is limited to 1h30 after the start.


Penalties
– Only official referees from the French Triathlon Federation will be assigned to the different events.
– All races are subject to the rules of the French Triathlon Federation and therefore any breach of these rules will be penalised as follows:
– Verbal warning.
– Yellow card (to be brought back into conformity)
– Blue card (penalty area¬)
– Red card (disqualification)

General rules
– These conditions of participation govern the legal relationship between the participant and the organiser.
– By registering, the participant declares that he accepts these conditions of participation, the competition rules of the organiser and the sporting regulations of the French Triathlon Federation (F.F.TRI).


The payment of the entry fee confirms that the athlete has read and accepted the conditions of participation, the cancellation conditions and the race regulations. Refusal of these conditions will prevent him/her from participating in the race.

The athlete confirms having accepted that he or she must read the briefing, which will be put online and presented the day before the race.