Athletes InfoVogtland-classic
Team Vogtland-classic

Organizer:

SPORTS LIVE Bischoff
Elsteraue 6
Bad Köstritz

Time keeping / evaluation:

TrialogEvent

Org.-Office:

SPORTS LIVE Bischoff
Elsteraue 6
Bad Köstritz

Judges:

According to § 6 of the organizer and sponsor order by the German Triathlon Union (DTU) Judges are built by the employed referees. At day of competition, the personnel will hang out at the information board at the administration.

Organisation:

Hans-Peter Bischoff     overall director
Matthias Vogel             athletic director
Andrea Matthesaward ceremony

Arbitration:

According to § 7 of the organizer and sponsor order by the German Triathlon Union (DTU) the arbitration is built for the race. At day of competition, the personnel will hang out at the information board at the administration.

Event area:

Outdoor area at the Bio-Seehotel Zeulenroda
Bauerfeindallee 1
07937 Zeulenroda-Triebes

The currently available athlete guide is the complete and relevant athlete guide for Vogtland-classic and Vogtland-light 2017.

 

Races / Distances

TracksVogtland-classicVogtland-light
 IndividualTeamsIndividualTeams
Swim1 km
2 laps à 500 m
1 km
2 laps à 500 m
0.5 km
1 lap à 500 m
0.5 km
1 lap à 500 m
Mountainbike

17.5 km
1 big lap

Weidatal loop and Weißendorf loop

17,5 km
1 big lap

Weidatal loop and Weißendorf loop

10 km
1 lap

Weißendorf loop

10 km
1 lap

Weißendorf loop

Trailrun6.4 km
2 laps
6.4 km
2 laps
3.2 km
1 lap
3.2 km
1 lap

 

Event schedule

Friday, 7th September 2018

6.00 pm         Opening administration, administration tent in the event area

Saturday, 8th September 2018

Vogtland-light and Team Vogtland-light
8.00 am         Start of Check-in, transition area I and transition area II
9.10 am         End of Check-in, transition area I and transition area II
9.30 am         Start
10.40 am       Flower ceremony for the winners
12.15 pm       Award ceremony
1.00 pm         Start Nachtigall pasta party

Vogtland-classic and Team Vogtland-classic
8.40 am         Start of Check-in, transition area I and transition area II
9.50 am         End of Check-in, transition area I and transition area II
10.10 am       Start
12.00 pm       Flower ceremony for the winners
1.00 pm         Start Nachtigall pasta party
3.00 pm         Award ceremony

Preliminary times; may still change before the event.

Conditions of participation

Age groups / Races

Vogtland-light

Athletes from Youth A, year 2001 are approved to participate. In the Team race participants from year 2003 are eligible to enter. Minors have to certify their physical fitness mandatory (Declaration of consent for parents). The document can be downloaded online under the menu point Registration.

NameAG m / f
Year of birth
Vogtland-light
   IndividualTeam
Youth B14 – 152004 – 2003 🚫

✅  Youth Team

Youth A16 – 172002 – 2001
Juniors18 – 192000 – 1999
AG 120 – 291998 – 1989

Male / Female / Mixed Team

AG 230 – 391988 – 1979
AG 340 – 491978 – 1969
AG 450 – 59 1968 – 1959
AG 560 – 69 1958 – 1949
AG 670 – 79 1948 – 1939

 

Vogtland-classic

Athletes from Junior age, year 1999 are approved to participate. In the Team race participants from year 2001 are eligible to enter. Minors have to certify their physical fitness mandatory (Declaration of consent for parents). The document can be downloaded online under the menu point Registration. 

NameAG m / f
Year of birth
Vogtland-light
   IndividualTeams
Youth A16 – 172002 – 2001🚫
Youth Team
Juniors18 – 192000 – 1999
AG 120 – 291998 – 1989

Male/ Female- / Mixed Team

AG 230 – 391988 – 1979
AG 340 – 491978 – 1969
AG 450 – 59 1968 – 1959
AG 560 – 69 1958 – 1949
AG 670 – 79 1948 – 1939
Team races

A team consists of three athletes. Every team member has to take on one discipline of the triathlon. During the transition, the bib number and the transponder are handed over. The handover can only take place in the provided area at the transition zone.

Alternatively, a team can consist of two athletes. In this case the swimmer also has to take on the running part.

Team line-up          Female Team =   3 Women
Male Team =  3 Men
Mixed Team =   Women and Men mixed
Youth Team =   mixed

Age restriction
Female/ Men/ Mixed Teams from year 1997 and older

Youth Teams:
Team Vogtland-light from year 2003 to year 1998 and when reaching the age of 14 at day of competition
Team Vogtland-classic from year 2001 to 1998

Ratings
Vogtland-classic and Vogtland-light

For the individual races Vogtland-light and Vogtland-classic an overall rating and age group ratings take place.

Team Vogtland-classic and Team Vogtland-light

In the team races the respective winners (first, second and third place) get an overall rating.

Registration

The following registration options are possible:

Online registration at http://www.vogtlandchallenge.de, from 1st January 2017
Registration via mail, when the athlete guide is published

Online registration

Our reliable timekeeping partner TrialogEvent implements the online registration. With a click on the Button “Registration“, you leave our website and will be forwarded to the online registration for our event on www.trialogevent.de.
TrialogEvent is responsible for content and privacy of the online registration.
If you got technical questions to the online registration please contact:
kontakt@trialogevent.de, Christian Storm.

Registration via mail

Send your registration via mail tot he following address:

SPORTS LIVE Bischoff            Phone:  036605 – 99150
Elsteraue 6                             Fax:  036605 – 99151
07586 Bad Köstritz                e-Mail: info@sports-live.info

The completed form applies.

Certificate of registration
After completing the online registration a confirmation mail is send to the email address with all collected data and the payment details.
The registration is completed when we received the accurate registration form and the entry fee. If everything is complete the athlete will be enabled in the participants list with a green tick. The participants list will be published on http://www.vogtlandchallenge.de.
The entry fee has to be transferred within a week after the registration. Otherwise the starting place can lapse.

Closing date

Closing date will be 31st August 2018, 23:59 Uhr
or
if we reach the limit of 200 starters each race.

Late registration is possible at the registration office on site:

Friday, 7th September 2018        6.00 – 8.00 pm
Saturday, 8th September 2018     7.00 – 8.00 am  for Vogtland-light
                                                     7.00 – 8.40 am for Vogtland-classic

Payment

Payment of the entry fees takes place:

For online registrations

– per direct debit by TrialogEvent, right away after the registration.
– per transfer to the organizer, within a week after the registration

       The date of the value date on the account below applies.
If required, a copy of the transfer voucher has to be provided.

For registration via mail

– per transfer to the organizer, within a week after the registration

       The date of the value date on the account below applies.
If required, a copy of the transfer voucher has to be provided.

Bank account of the organizer                                reason of payment 
Account holder:   SPORTS LIVE Bischoff                 1st line      Vogtland Challenge
Institute:             Sparkasse Gera Greiz                   2nd line     Last Name, First Name
IBAN:                  DE61 8305 0000 0000 0564 13
BIC:                     HELADEF1GER

Entry fees

Notification PeriodIndividual RacesTeam RacesYouth Team
 Vogtland-classicVogtland-lightVogtland-classicVogtland-lightVogtland-light
1 January 2017
until
31 May 2018
30.00 Euro20.00 Euro70.00 Euro50.00 Euro25.00 Euro
1 June 2018
until
31 August 2018
35.00 Euro25.00 Euro75.00 Euro55.00 Euro30.00 Euro
7 September 2018
and
8 September 2018
40.00 Euro30.00 Euro80.00 Euro 60.00 Euro35.00 Euro

The late entry fee has to be paid in cash on site.

For all online registrations, the T-Shirt of the Vogtland Challenge 2017 is inclusive.

Administration / Handing out starting documents

The administration is situated in the festival tent, proximately in the event area
At this point, the starting documents are handed out and the late registrations take place.

Opening hours administration:       Friday, 7th September 2018       6.00 – 8.00 pm
                                                        Saturday, 8th September 2018   7.00 – 10.00 am

Race details

Swimming
Triangle shaped course, each lap 500 m               Vogtland-light – 1 lap
Vogtland-classic – 2 laps

Highly visible buoys highlight the swimming course at the Zeulenroda Sea. Wearing the swimming cap provided by the organizer is mandatory.

Mountainbike
The tracks lead alongside the river Weida and Weida dam.
The tracks lead over asphalt (<5%), paved paths (ca. 30%), natural trails and paths (ca. 50%) and forest and meadow paths (ca. 15%).
There are two different loops:
Weißendorf loop 10.0 km
All participants ride this loop.
Weidatal loop 17.5 km
Participants of Vogtland-classic ride this loop.
The organizer controls the laps via transponder.
The track is considered as challenging.
On the MTB course, helmets are mandatory for all participants.

Due to safety issues, the organizer recommends a minimum tire width for the MTB of 2.0 inch and a sufficient tread depth.

Time limit
To guarantee a smooth development the following times are determined:

Vogtland-light / Team Vogtland-light
There is no time limit for this race.

Vogtland-classic / Team Vogtland-classic
At the latest 1.50 hours after the race started, the athlete needs to have completed the swimming part and the Weidatal loop on the MTB course (after 12 km) and start the Weißendorf loop. Otherwise, the participant will be guided to the transition zone and is able to finish the race outside of the official judging.

Trail run
Circuit, each 3.2 km
The running track is strongly profiled and is leaded along the finish area. According to the race, the track has to be run one or two times. There is a lap indication for the completed laps. At two places along the running track, water will be served as refreshment.

The route plan and an elevation profile are published on the website www.vogtlandchallenge.de. On day of competition, the route plan will also be published at the information boards of the event.

Briefing
A written briefing will be handed out with the starting documents and will be published on the website of the Vogtland Challenge two weeks before the event.
A detailed Event schedule will also be available on the website at http://www.vogtlandchallenge.de one week before the event.

Transition areas
There are two transition zones for the Vogtland Challenge 2017. Transition zone I where the participants change from swimming to MTB is situated on the road that leads to the beach of the Bio-Seehotel.
Transition II where the participants change from MTB to Trail run is situated 400 m away on the driving range of the golf course in parallel with the Bauerfeindallee. Immediately after transition zone II the finish area is situated

Check-in
The athlete sets up his transition place in both zones on his own. Prescribed times for transition zone I shall be complied strictly to make sure that there are no interferences with ongoing and following races.

Time keeping / Evaluation

All parts of the race will be registered with interims.
Time keeping happens without contact via active transponders. The organizer provides the transponders. The use of an own transponder is not permitted. The transponder shall be worn at the ankle during the whole competition. Right after the athlete passed the finish line, the transponder has to be handed in. The bike can just be handed over if the transponders was handed in. Athletes who had to drop out of the race before finishing due to certain circumstances, have to hand in their transponder at the finish line area not later than one hour after the last participant of the race passed the finish line. Otherwise, the athlete will be charged 85.00 Euro.

Directly after finish, the result lists with all interims and the finishing time will be published and continuously updated. The official results are published on www.vogtlandchallenge.de at the day of competition.

Weather clause
The organizers and competition directors reserve the right to change the tracks according to the weather conditions or to suspend or even cancel the race due to force majeure.

Award Ceremony
Immediately after finish of the first three participants a flower ceremony takes place at the finish line area. Award ceremonies of all races take place on stage at the event area. The respective times of the award ceremonies will be announced soon.

Participant limit
For every race 200 starting places are available.

Organizer’s services

Full closure of the racetracks and transition zones, Nachtigall pasta party on July 22nd 2017, race organization, technical and medical protection by water safety, fire brigade and German Red Cross (DRK). Association fee, race nutrition, time keeping with interims, fast evaluation and online results, online certificates, award ceremonies for age groups, supply of swimming caps, qualified and entertaining moderation

Nachtigall Pasta Party
On July 22 2017 at 1.00 pm, the “Nachtigall pasta party” takes place at the central event area. All athletes and visitors are welcome to join and eat pasta.
The participants of the Vogtland Challenge do not have any extra costs. The charges for the “Nachtigall pasta party” are already included in the entry fee.

Important notes

The event is based on the competition order (sport order, organizer order, Bundesliga order, AntiDoping code, referee order) as well as the legal order, rules of procedure and disciplinary code by the German Triathlon Union (DTU). These orders can be inspected online at http://www.vogtlandchallenge.de and at the administration on the day of competition.
By participating in the Vogtland Challenge, the athlete accepts the competition order and the release from liability / conditions of participation of the event organizer as mentioned in the athlete guide.

Every participant is personally responsible for the condition and technical safety of his equipment.

All times are subject to correction!

Before the race, every participant shall inform himself in time about the current event schedule and carefully read the briefing given with the starting documents.

Accommodation service

Bio-Seehotel Zeulenroda GmbH & Co.KG
Bauerfeindallee 1
07937 Zeulenroda-Triebes
Phone: 03 66 28 / 98 – 0
Fax:     03 66 28 / 98 – 100
Email: info@bio-seehotel-zeulenroda.de
Homepage: http://www.bio-seehotel-zeulenroda.de

Tourismuszentrum Zeulenrodaer Meer
Bleichenweg 30
07937 Zeulenroda-Triebes
Phone: 036628-48262 oder 987064
Internet: www.zeulenrodaer-meer.de
Mail: tourismus@zeulenroda-triebes.de

Camping

Waikiki Thermen- & Erlebniswelt am Zeulenrodaer Meer
Am Birkenweg 1
07937 Zeulenroda-Triebes
Phone:  036628-737-0
Email:    übernachtung@badewelt-wikiki.de
Homepage: www.badewelt-waikiki.de

Parking
Directly at the event area and the Bio-Seehotel Zeulenroda a limited number of parking lots is available.
In the industrial estate at the Weißendorfer Straße the company Bauerfeind AG offers a sufficient number of parking lots. The distance from the Bauerfeind AG to the event area is about 10 walking minutes.

Arrival
Please note: If you enter the address in a navigation system please use the old address “Flur Leize 4” because the systems will not recognize the new name of the street “Bauerfeindallee 1” yet.

From the east coming from Dresden:
take highway exit number 58 Gera, via main road B2 onto B92 through Weida towards Greiz on L1083 to Zeulenroda-Triebes

From the north coming from Berlin/Leipzig:
Get off the highway A9 at exit number 26 (Triptis), use the main road B281 through Triptis then use the main road B2 towards Schleiz, from Auma on use L1087 to Zeulenroda-Triebes

From the south coming from München/Nürnberg:
Get off the highway A9 at exit number 28 (Schleiz), use the main road B2 towards Schleiz, then onto B94 towards Greiz to Zeulenroda-Triebes

Medical care
The German Red Cross (DRK) and the water safety ensure the medical care and rescue service.