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CYC i The BUCS Cycling Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, and the rules of the appropriate International or National Governing body. Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.

CYC ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

CYC iii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the rules of the appropriate International or National Governing body, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.
 



CYC 1 Championships BUCS will host annually the following Championships:

CYC 1.1 10 Mile Time Trial Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.2 25 Mile Time Trial Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.3 3-Up Team Time Trial Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.4 Downhill Mountain Bike (DH MTB) Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.5 Hill Climb Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.6 Road Race Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

CYC 1.7 Track Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers and event programme capacity.

CYC 1.7.1 The final choice of Championship events and awards is at the organiser’s discretion.

CYC 1.7.2 In the event of any incident or accident the organiser reserves the right to delay, alter or cancel races as appropriate to the situation.

CYC 2 Racing rules

CYC 2.1 All BUCS Cycling Championships shall be run under the rules of the Governing Body for the appropriate discipline, in addition to these sport specific regulations and the BUCS general regulations.

CYC 2.2 All disciplinary action taken by a Governing Body on individuals or clubs shall apply, in addition to those deemed necessary by the BUCS Cycling Event Management Group.

CYC 2.3 Organisers promoting a BUCS Cycling Championships reserve the right to request all competing institutions to supply a marshal. Failure to comply with the request may result in the competing institution’s entry being rejected and/or disqualification from/at the event.

CYC 2.4 Helmets are compulsory for any competitor taking part in any BUCS Cycling Championships.

CYC 3 Team formats

CYC 3.1 10 Mile and 25 Mile Time Trial Championships Team awards shall be awarded to the team with the fastest aggregate time for 3 riders (Men) and 2 riders (Women) from an institution.

CYC 3.2 3-Up Team Time Trial Championships Team awards shall be awarded to the team with the fastest time (Men’s and Women’s teams counting).

CYC 3.3 Road Race Championships The Road Race shall be run as Individual Men’s and Women’s Championships with no Team award.

CYC 3.4 Track Championships The Overall Team Championship awards shall be based only on Championship events and shall exclude results from filler events.

CYC 3.5 Downhill Mountain Bike (DH MTB) Championships The Men’s Overall Team and Women’s Overall Team Championships will be calculated using extracted results from the Individual Championships. Men’s team placings shall be determined by the fastest cumulative time for 3 riders from the same institution from the Championship race run. Women’s team placings shall be determined by the fastest cumulative time for 2 riders from the same institution from the Championship race run.

CYC 4 No prize money shall be awarded at any BUCS Cycling Championships.

CYC 5 Disputes at events In line with REG 4.6.3, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Cycling shall comprise of the Event Organising Committee.

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