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  1. 1. Dirtball’s 2012 Pedal 2 The People Tour Fueled by Monster Energy Overview and RulesThe mission of Dirtball’s Pedal 2 The People Tour Fueled by Monster Energyis to produce a successful, well-organized, and fun regional competition formountain bikers and all involved. We will work together in the spirit of doing thebest we can to promote our sponsors, conservation and mountain biking in apositive light and to put on an awesome display of regional talent!The tour consists of 3 competition venues and a cash purse of $10,000 to begiven out in prize money for all divisions. Each rider will accumulate points ateach event and overall point champions for will awarded at the final competition.There will be three classes and a champion for each class. Advanced/Sponsored, Intermediate Over 40, Intermediate under 40, Novice and WomensPedal 2 The People Tour Rules(Keep your number it will be yours for the entire series)1. HAVE FUN!2. RACERS MUST WEAR HELMET3. Racers must start in their CLASS.4. Racers must cross finish line with bike.5. NO headphones or earphones, MP3 players etc. are to be used anytime youare on the course
  2. 2. 6. Short cuts result in disqualification. If you leave the course, reenter where youleft.7. Racers must complete all laps for their category. Non-completion of all yourlaps is a DNF.8. Racers are permitted support. Racers may leave the course for repairs, butmust return to exact location where they left.9. WE’RE TIMING WITH RFID CHIPS ON YOUR NUMBER PLATE. HERE’SWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!Proper scoring is your responsibility - Finish line, number plates etcYou MUST be responsible for the following if you want to be scored.TO GET SCORED - DO THIS: Register in the proper class - see the class / category list at registration. Your number plate attached to the FRONT of the bike - RIGHT SIDE UP, - on TOP and on the OUTSIDE of all cables and brake lines. See examples below! Do not hang your hands over the number plate under the Finish / Start Arch. Do not go through the finish line if you are not finishing! After you cross the finish line STAY IN ORDER in the finish chute until your number is recorded. SLOW DOWN after the finish - no passing in finish chute If you do not finish, start, or complete all your laps, DO NOT GO THROUGH THE FINISH CHUTE and you MUST sign DNF sheet (at the registration table). KEEP FINISH AREA CLEAR, AFTER YOU’VE BEEN SCORED, EXIT FINISH SHOOT. KEEP your number plate/RFID. It will be YOUR number plate/RFID for the entire season! If you lose your number plate/RFID you will need to purchase a new number plate ($15) There is only ONE acceptable way to mount your chip equipped number plate:Your number plate must be mounted on the front of your bike IN FRONT of allwires, cables etc. NOTHING can be in front of your number plate or the chip willnot read properlyYou will NOT get scored, if ANY CABLES ARE IN FRONT OF YOUR #PLATE
  3. 3. LAPS: You will be going under the lap timing arch each lap. This will give you lap times. On your last lap you will turn off and finish by going into the finish chute. FINISH LINE: The finish line is BEFORE the lap timing arch! You may sprint to the line but SLOW DOWN upon entering the lap arch and finish chute.FINISH: Go through the finish chute stay in order, this is your finish position soDO NOT PASS in the finish chute. We scan your chip to record your actual finishorder. The arch is for timing your LAPS.“CHIP” TIMING: Yes, we use chip timing at P2P. Although very accurate, it is notfool-proof. We will still run a video / other back up system. For this reason, afteryou finish under the Lap/Finish timing arch You MUST STAY IN ORDER AFTERYOU CROSS UNDER THE TIMING ARCH AND CONTINUE INTO THE FINISHCHUTE. No number plate with chip, no score. Number plate must be properly installed – see the ABOVE for instructions on how to properly install your plate. Absolutely no crossing through the lap/finish arch area unless you are racing. (During practice, prior to the race is OK) NO bikes in or near the scoring/timing area or timing arch unless directed.10. Sportsmanship conduct: Foul riding, use of profane language towards otherriders, and other unsportsmanlike behavior is prohibited. The penalty imposed isat the discretion of the race director.11. Racer protests must be filed in writing with the race director, within 15minutes of completing the race. This is a FUN race: disputes will be handledfairly with involved parties, ultimate decision will be by the Race Director.ALL RIDERS MUST READ (CLICK HERE): Important Race Day information!Category (Class) Descriptions:Expert / ProIntermediate Over 40Intermediate Under 40NoviceWomensScoring and points: All scores are FINAL. Racer will receive points in their class.Points will be awarded for top 10: 1st 10 pts
  4. 4. 2nd 9 pts 3rd 8 pts 4th 7 pts 5th 6 pts6th 5 pts7th 4 pts8th 3 pts9th 2 pts10th 1 pts12. In the event of a tie, winner will be determined by: The most firsts, thenseconds, then thirds etc.13. You will only be scored for the class you enter. IF you change classes youcannot transfer points.14. CLASS SERIES CHAMPIONS and are determined by total cumulative points.15. Category number system: We use numbers for series points. You will havethe same number for the entire series. KEEP THIS NUMBER.Lost number plates/RFID are $15 and can only be issued by P2P.Registration/Payment Methods1. Go to www.DirtballFashion.com/events and register online print the form fill itout and bring it with you to the event.2. Print the registration form and waiver fill out and include payment and mail to:Dirtball Fashion c/o Pedal 2 The People TourChecks or money order only. Make check or money order payable to: Dirtball Fashion 42b 3rd St NW Hickory NC 286013. Cash only for late registration on the day of the event. No refunds.Sponsored / Advanced:$25 per event online pre-registration. Day of event cost is $35.
  5. 5. Intermediate / Beginner Womens:$25 day per event online pre-registration. Day of the event cost is $30Cash and Product Prizes for ALL DivisionsChampionships will be awarded for all Divisions. Points will be tallied for all 3events and Championships and payouts will be awarded at the last event.Advanced / SponsoredPts System - Event Purse - Season Ending Payout 1. 10 pts $350 $1000 2. 9 pts $200 $500Event Purse for NovicePts System - Event Purse - Season Ending Payout 1. 10 pts $100 $200 2. 9 pts $50 $100 3. 8 pts $25 $50 4. 7 pts 5. 6 pts 6. 5 pts 7. 4 pts 8. 3 pts 9. 2 pts 10.1 pts 3. 8 pts $100 $250 7 pts 4. 6 pts 5. 5 pts 6. 4 pts 7. 3 pts 8. 2 pts 9. 1 ptsIntermediatePts System - Event Purse - Season Ending Payout 1. 10 pts $150 $250 2. 9 pts $75 $125
  6. 6. 3. 8 pts $50 $75 4. 7 pts 5. 6 pts 6. 5 pts 7. 4 pts 8. 3 pts 9. 2 pts 10. 1 pts Tentative Event Schedule - This is subject to change based on number of participants and course8:15 - 9:30 AM Registration10:00 – 10:15 AM Rider Meeting10:30 AM STARTDivisions will roll off in 5 minute intervalsAWARDS 30 minutes after Top 10 in each division has finished. Dirtball’s 2012 Pedal 2 The People Tour Fueled by Monster Energy Waiver FormFill out ALL fieldsNAME_______________________________________________________DOB____________________________________________________________________________Address City ZipStateAMATEUR ATHLETIC WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITYREAD BEFORE SIGNINGIn consideration of being allowed to participate in any way Dirtball’s Pedal 2 ThePeople Tour Fueled by Monster Energy and related activities,I_________________________, the undersigned acknowledge appreciate andagree that:1. The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant,including the potential for permanent paralysis and death. And while particularrules, equipment and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of seriousinjury does exist; and
  7. 7. 2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS both known andunknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASES orothers and assume full responsibility for my participation; and3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditionsfor participation. If however I observe any unusual significant hazard during mypresence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring suchto the attention of the nearest official immediately; and4. I for myself and behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives andnext of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS Dirtball Fashion LLC.,Monster Energy, Hansen Beverage Co., Handy Mart Convenient Stores Inc.R.A. Jefferies, The Bicycle Post, Brunswick County Parks and Rec., WakeCounty Parks and Rec. (their officers, officials, agents and/or employees,other participants, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used toconduct the event “releasees”). WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY,DISABILITY, DEATH or loss or damage to person or property. WHETHERARISING FROM THE NEGLI-GENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKAGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THATI HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN ITFREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.PARTICIPANT’S SIGNATURE AGE DATE_________________________-____-___/___/___FOR PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE (Under 18 at the time of registration)This is to certify that I as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for thisparticipant do consent and agree to his/her release as provided above of all theReleasees, and of myself, my heirs, assigns and next of kin. I release and agreeto indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liabilities incidentto my minor child’s involvement of participation in these programs as providedabove. EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RE-LEASEES tothe fullest extent permitted by law.PARENT/GUARDIAN’S SIGNATURE EMERGENCY PHONE DATE SIGNED_____________________________-____________-___/___/___
  8. 8. For Office use only Plate #Dirtball’s 2012 Pedal 2 The People Tour Fueled by MonsterEnergyInformation FormCheck one:Novice Intermediate Over 40 Intermediate Under 40Expert / Pro Womens
  9. 9. Expert / Pro:$35 per event online pre-registration. Day of event registration cost is $35.Intermediate / Novice / Women : $30 per event online pre-registration. Day of the event registration cost is $30.Check Contest(s):Wilmington, NC - Aug. 25th – Brunswick Nature Trail (Short Track)Raleigh, NC - Sept. 15th – Harris Lake County Park (Cross Country)Greenville, NC - Oct. 13th – The Bicycle Post (6hr Enduro)Total Payment _____________Fill out ALL fields (please print)___________________________________________________________________Name DOB___________________________________________________________________Address City State___________________________________________________________________Zip Code Phone E-mail