Rules

2018 CLIF ENDURO EAST  

July 1       Mountain Creek, NJ               – EWS Qualifier

July 29     Thunder Mountain, MA          – EWS Qualifier

Sept 16    Victory Hill / Burke Mountain – EWS North American Continental Championships FINALS

 EWS POINTS CATEGORIES
U21 Men 17-20 years old
Men
Women
Master Men 40+

NON EWS POINT CATEGORIES
Amateur Men
Amateur Women
Amateur U17 – 16 years old and under

The two classes below will be contested at the EWS Continental Championships Series Finals at Burke Victory but not part of the CLIF Enduro East Series

Women 20 And Under Open
 Women 35+ Open 

CLIF Enduro East Series Racing Age is the racers age on December 31, 2018
NO Racing License Required, however to receive EWS Ranking Points racers must possess an EMBA license prior to the event.

Men’s and Women’s Open Enduro Race and Series Payouts:
1st = $1000
2nd = $500
3rd = $250
4th = $150
5th = $100

Men 20 And Under Open Race and Series Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Men 40+ Open Race and Series Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Women 20 And Under Open  Continental Championship Race Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Women 35+ Open  Open  Continental Championship Race Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Racers MUST hand in their timing chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event

Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony
to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

Racers must be EMBA members (pro memberships) in order to be eligible to collect EWS Qualifier Series ranking points. Riders MUST have the membership before the race – points will not be assigned retroactively.

EWS QUALIFIERS AND CONTINENTAL SERIES RANKINGS

The WINNERS of every EWS Class Qualifier and the TOP THREE in the Continental Series automatically qualify for the 2019 EWS World Series.

All rounds of each Qualifier and Continental Series event will count towards each Series Overall Ranking
Only EMBA Members will be eligible to receive Global Ranking points
Ranking points will be awarded in relation to EWS age categories listed in Section 3
The EWS Class Winners of the North American Series Continental Series will be crowned North American Series Champion
All EWS points earned in the Continental Series and Qualifying event will count towards each rider’s annual Enduro Global Ranking – used to pre-qualify for the 2019 Enduro World Series.

CLIF Enduro East Series Qualifications
All finishes will count towards the CLIF Enduro East Series Championship Standings
Two races minimum needed to qualify for Series Championship Standings
All ties will be broken by placement in the Championship Finals Race.

CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plates
All Racers must use a 2018 CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plate anytime they are on course including their race run and practice. Only Racers with CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course. CLIF Enduro East Series number plates are available at every race for $10.00 each. These plates can be reused by racers at all 2018 CLIF Enduro East Series and MAXXIS ESC races.
Modifications will/can result is disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

WAIVERS
All racers must sign a CLIF Enduro East Series and a venue waiver prior to registering. Racers under 18 must have a parent sign their waiver. Notarized copies are accepted. No other methods are allowed.

Full-face helmets are recommended but not required

RACE MAPS WILL BE EMAILED TO REGISTERED RACERS
THURSDAY MORNING PRIOR TO EACH EVENT

CLIF Enduro East Series Championship Guidelines
EWS Rules will be enforced with modifications

  • ALL RACERS MUST ATTEND THE MANDATORY RACERS MEETING ON RACE MORNING
  • Course cutting by leaving the obvious trail will result in disqualification.
  • Racers MUST hand in their chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
    or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event
    Racers MUST be present at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!
  • Racers must race the sections and use the transfers in the prescribed order.
  • Racers being passed should yield when it is be safe to do so
  • Approved Bicycle helmets must be worn properly at all times on venues property while riding a bicycle.
  • Only one bike may be used per event.
  • Outside Non-Racer Support is only allowed in the pit/parking lot area. Otherwise all tools, parts, hydration, snacks etc must be carried by the individual racer.
  • Stashing anything on course is not permitted
  • If a racer must return to the pit/parking lot area during the course of the event, that racer must return to the race in the same place using the transfer method for that segment
  • Any actions by a racer that results in an unfair advantage will not be allowed and will result in a warning, a time penalty or disqualification as determined by the head official.
  • Rules infractions will be met with a warning, a time penalty or disqualification as determined by the head official
  • Officials’ rulings can be protested in writing, accompanied with $50 cash and submitted before official results are posted. The head official will make final all protested decisions immediately.
  • It is understood this is not a complete list of rules so use your common sense as the ESC reserves the right to add, change or modify the rules at any point in time

PETS AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED
AT ANY CLIF ENDURO EAST EVENT!


Enduro East Will follow Enduro World Series Rules Located Here.

EWS QUALIFICATION CLASSES

Under 21 Men – Men 17 to 20 years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Male Under 21 (U21) racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate points towards an overall EWS Men’s Under 21  A male Under 21 racer
may apply to EMBA to race in the Senior Men category. An Under 21 rider who has been accepted into a senior category may not return to the Under 21 category in the same competition year.

Under 21 Women – When results are submitted for the EWS Women’s Class they will be broken out by age and EMBA points and rankings will be awarded by the racers age class by the EWS. Women 17 to 20 years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Female Under 21 (U21) racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate points towards an overall EWS Women’s Under 21  A feale Under 21 racer may apply to EMBA to race in the Senior Men category. An Under 21 rider who has been accepted into a senior category may not return to the Under 21 category in the same competition year.

Men – Men 21 -39 years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Male racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate EWS points. All Male category times will be placed together in scratch format and EWS points allocated accordingly.

Women – Women 21 -39 years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Male racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate EWS points. All Female category times will be placed together in scratch format and EWS points allocated accordingly.

Master Women–When results are submitted for the EWS Women’s Class they will be broken out by age and EMBA points and rankings will be awarded by the racers age class by the EWS.  Women 40+ years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Male racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate EWS points.

Master Men– Men 40+ years old. Based on rider age on the 31 December of competition year. Male racers with EMBA memberships will accumulate EWS points.

 

NON- EWS CLASSES – AMATEURS

Amateur Men – Non EWS – This Class is for amateur bragging rights and may not do the entire EWS Qualifier’s timed sections and/or transfers

Amateur Women – Non EWS – This Class is for amateur bragging rights and may not do the entire EWS Qualifier’s timed sections and/or transfers

Amateur U17 – 16 years old and under only – Non EWS – This Class is for amateur bragging rights and may not do the entire EWS Qualifier’s timed sections and/or transfers

EWS QUAILFYING INFORMATION

Top ranked EMBA members competing in the 2018 Season will be added to the EWS Reserved List and will be eligible for priority registration for all the 2019 EWS Rounds.

Riders must be EMBA members (pro memberships) in order to be eligible to collect EWS Qualifier Series ranking points / be added to the EWS Reserved List.  Riders MUST have the membership before the race – points will not be assigned retroactively.

EMBA memberships and rankings are available on enduroworldseries.com

The top three in each category at every Official Continental Championship round will be automatically added to the following year’s Reserve List

The winner in each category at every Official Qualifying round will be automatically added to the following year’s Reserve List

EWS Qualifying Ranking Points will be awarded in relation to the overall finishing position of each EMBA member. (Example: 15th position in the Women’s GC = 60 points regardless of how many EMBA members placed from 1st to 14th).

Riders must enter the official EWS categories in order to score EWS points and win prize money.