Rules of the races

CANNES INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON 2020

General Conditions and Regulations Conditions of Participation

    The Cannes International Triathlon is subject to the rules of the French Triathlon Federation (http://www.fftri.com/files/pdf/RGF_2019-2020_0.pdf). Each competitor undertakes to respect this regulation. Any registration for the competition implies compliance with the present rules.
    The events are open to triathlon licensees (ITU-affiliated federations) and non-license holders who have a non-conscription medical certificate for the practice of Triathlon in competition, dating from less than one year (Pass competition).
    • The presentation of the originals (license or medical certificate for non-licensed) will be required when picking up bibs.
    • For the relay race:
        the presentation of an FFN license replaces the medical certificate for the competitor performing the swimming part,
        the presentation of an FFC license replaces the medical certificate for the competitor performing the cycling part,
        the presentation of an FFA license replaces the medical certificate for the competitor performing the running part.

Organization

The participant undertakes to comply with the rules set out in these general conditions of participation, the registration form, the competition rules, the official programme and the information package on the competition as well as the rules communicated during the pre-race briefing. Pre-race briefing reading is mandatory for each participant. The participant undertakes to comply scrupulously with the instructions of the organizer and his staff.
In the event of a breach of the aforementioned rules, in particular where it has the consequence of affecting the proper conduct of the event or the endangerment of other participants, spectators, staff of the organisation, the organiser may, at any time, exclude the participant from the competition.

Registration

Registration for the competition is done exclusively by means of the official online registration form available on the Internet.
The registration will be validated only after full payment of the registration fee and confirmation of the registration by the organizer. This is done by publishing the participant’s name on the list of competitors.
The organizer reserves the right to refuse the registration of any person, on legitimate grounds. If registration is refused, any claim for damages in addition to the reimbursement of registration fees is excluded.
All registration is strictly personal and is not transferable to a third party. The participant is required to personally remove his bib. Any transfer or transmission of the race bib to an other participant is forbidden.
All registration is firm and final. In the event of cancellation of the registration or non-participation in the examination, the participant will not be entitled to a refund of the registration fee.

Repayment

Full reimbursement of registration fees is only possible in case of total cancellation of the competition caused by the fault of the organizer.In all other cases, only a partial refund of the registration fee will be made, taking into account the expenses incurred by the organiser.
A cancellation of the registration can be granted (in case of subscription to the cancellation insurance) on presentation of a medical certificate against indication to the practice of the triathlon (original sent by acknowledgment).The refund will be 100% until April 12, 2020.
Refunds do not cover Active’s registration fees.
Claims cannot be processed after Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Responsibility

The organizer declines all responsibility for the health risks incurred by the participant due to his participation in the event. The participant states that he or she is fully aware of the fact that participation in the test involves serious health risks up to and including the death of the participant.

The participant is solely responsible for his personal belongings and sports equipment.
The participant states that he/she is aware that he/she may encounter vehicles and/or pedestrians along the route and assumes the risks associated with those circumstances when participating in the race.
The participant takes note of the fact that there are the following risks related to participation in the competition, it being understood that this list is not limited: risk of falls, collision with vehicles, pedestrians, other participants and/or objects; ground condition hazards, technical incidents and equipment failure, inadequate protective equipment; hazards and dangers caused by spectators, volunteers or weather conditions.

Registration for the test shall be deemed to be acceptance by the participant of the courses as determined. The participant undertakes to inform the organiser immediately of any danger concerning the route of which he may be aware.
The participant agrees to receive all necessary medical care and treatment during the competition. The cost of medical care and treatment is not included in the registration fee and will therefore be charged to the participant on the basis of the usual fees. Since the organiser does not offer insurance covering the cost of medical care, it is the participant’s responsibility to conclude all necessary or useful insurance
to this end. The organizer’s responsibility in this regard is excluded.

The organizer declines any responsibility for the loss or theft of objects belonging to the participant.

Anti-doping

The participant expressly recognizes the imperative nature of the anti-doping regulations of the French Triathlon Federation and the French Agency for Anti-doping Control (AFLD).
Insurance

The organizer is covered by an organizer’s liability insurance which covers his civil liability, for personal or property damage that he could accidentally cause to third parties.
The organizer’s responsibility for any material and/or commercial damage is excluded. This limitation shall not apply where the damage has been caused by intentional fault or gross negligence of the organiser or by the organiser’s failure to perform a contractual obligation essential to the contract or where life, to integrity.

The aforementioned limitation of liability also extends to the personal civil liability of employees, representatives, attendants and third parties to whom the organiser has recourse in the context of the organisation of the event and with whom he is bound by contract.

Right to the image

The athletes authorize the organizer to use the still or audiovisual images on which they could appear during the event, its name, its voice and its sports performance without time limit.
It is specified that the audiovisual rights relating to the competition belong exclusively to the organiser.

Cancellation / Modification

In case of bad weather making the swimming race dangerous, the triathlon can be transformed into a duathlon according to the regulations of the French Federation of Triathlon.
Premiums/ Lots

Awards can only be distributed to athletes with a professional license and present at the awards ceremony.
The prizes will be distributed (exclusively) during the presentation of the prizes to the athlete whose presence is mandatory.

Sporting rules Competitors must:

comply with any directives or instructions given by the organization,
inform the organisation of any anomaly on the journey which may affect the safety of the test,
wear one of the two bibs and the bathing cap provided by the organization.
respect the decisions of the arbitrators,
be courteous with the “Volunteers” and members of the organization.
respect the rules of the road,
be fair-play with other competitors,
Do not throw trash all over the course.

Triathlon Regulations

Swimming:
Wearing the combination is mandatory if the water temperature is below 16°C and prohibited if the temperature is above 24.5°C.
Wearing the hat provided by the organization is mandatory.
The end of the warm-up will be 15 minutes before the start.
Transition 1:
The athletes will change in the park by bike and make sure to store their belongings properly, without hindering the passage of other competitors.
The helmet must be fastened in order to move around the park.
Bike:
The bib should be placed in the back.
Drafting is not allowed.
As much of the event takes place on an open road, competitors will have to be vigilant and strictly follow the rules of the road.

Transition 2:
The helmet must remain attached to move around the park by bike.
The athletes will change in the park by bike and make sure to store their belongings properly, without hindering the passage of other competitors.
Running time:
The race bib must be placed on the athlete’s front.
The route is completely closed.
The loop is 4,000 meters long.
Bracelets will be distributed at the end of each lap, it is the rider’s responsibility to collect and count them before crossing the finish line.

Aquathlon regulation

Swimming:

– Wearing the combination is mandatory if the water temperature is less than 16°C and prohibited if the temperature is greater than

24.5°C.

– Wearing the hat provided by the organization is mandatory.

– The warm-up will be completed 15 minutes prior to departure.

Running time:

– The vest should be placed on the athlete’s front.

– The route is completely closed.

– The loop is 4000 metres.

Distances

Triathlon L:
2000 m of swimming
100 km of bike
16 km running distance
Aquathlon S
1000 m of swimming
4 km running distance

Time limits

Triathlon L:
The swimming part is limited to 1h05 after departure.
The Bike part is limited to 6:30 after departure.
The running part is limited to 8:30 after the start.
Aquathlon S:
The swimming part is limited to 0h35 after departure.
The running part is limited to 1h30 after the start.
Penalties

Only official referees of the French Triathlon Federation will be assigned to the various events.
All races are subject to the regulations of the French Triathlon Federation and therefore any violation of these regulations will be penalized as follows:
Verbal warning.
Yellow card (compliance reinstated)
Blue card (penalty area)
Red card (disqualification)

General rules

These conditions of participation govern the legal relationship between the participant and the organizer.
By his registration, the participant declares to accept the present conditions of participation, the rules of competition of the organizer as well as the sports regulations of the French Federation of Triathlon (F.F.TRI).
The payment of the registration fee confirms that the athlete has read and accepted the conditions of participation, the conditions of cancellation, the rules of the race. The refusal of these conditions will prevent him from participating in the race. The athlete confirms that he has agreed that he must read the briefing, which will be posted and presented the day before the race.