Rules of the 2021 La Belle Étoile race
Article 1: Organizers
The La Belle Étoile race is a ski touring event organized on the ski area of 7 Laux and the Belledonne massif which takes place on marche 27 & 28, 2021.
Article 2: Organizing committee
Team Isère Montagne and Dauphiné Ski Alpinisme are the clubs jointly responsible for the organization of the race. A Local Organizing Committee has been set up to carry out this event. Its composition is as follows:
François Neyron, president of the LOC
Julien Brottet, race director
David Ferrand, Deputy Race Director
Guillaume Bonneton, deputy race director (J1)
Remi Loubet, deputy race director (J2)
Céline Martin volunteer managers.
Article 3: Event and route
In the form of several races, the Belle Étoile has a positive elevation of 2 x 2300 m for course A, 2 x 1600 m for course B and 2 x 1000 m for course C.
The meeting point is located 1550 m at the foot of the Pipay station (Les 7 Laux). The routes will be signposted and flagmen will be positioned to ensure the safety of the participants.
The organizing committee reserves the right to cancel or modify the routes for reasons of weather and safety conditions.
Article 4: Conditions of participation
To participate in La Belle Étoile, you must have in your procession a sports / competition license for the 2020/21 season:
Either FFCAM, with a medical visa or failing that a medical certificate mentioning the non-contraindication to the practice of ski mountaineering in competition, issued less than one year before the date of the event (or its photocopy).
For foreign runners, the medical certificate is compulsory even with a competition license issued by a federation affiliated to the IMSF and must be written in French or transmitted with a certified translation.
If you are not licensed, you can take out an FFCAM discovery license (5 #eur# per day) and you must provide a medical certificate mentioning the "no contraindication to the practice of ski mountaineering in competition", issued less than '' one year before the date of the test (or its photocopy).
Article 5: Registration
Registrations will only take place online until March 21, 2021 at https://www.genialp.com/inscriptions and include:
The runner's gift reserved for the first 175 registered teams.
The race is open to the first 175 registered teams. The organizer reserves the right to accept additional runners if he deems to have the capacity, but these will not receive a gift.
PLEASE NOTE: post-race meals are not managed by the organization (COVID-19).
Article 6: Cancellation
The organization reserves the right to cancel the race totally or partially in the event of force majeure, severe weather or any other circumstance (lack of snow, pandemic, ...).
From the closing of registrations or at the latest on March 21, 2021, all requests for reimbursement following a fixed price (medical or other) cannot be taken into account by the organization.
Management fees linked to Genialp will not be reimbursed.
Article 7: Rankings and awards
The classification of the 3 courses will be the subject of a prize-giving for the first 3 teams and will be done by categories provided that at least 3 teams per category are classified at the end of the 2 days of racing.
Note: On course B, only junior teams (M / F) will be rewarded.
Article 8: Supply and delivery of equipment on arrival
Depending on current health conditions, post-race supplies are available as well as the delivery of personal belongings. Any personal supply thrown on the ground by a competitor will be sanctioned by disqualification from the team.
Article 9: Compulsory material
Refer to the FFME regulations: https://www.ffme.fr/uploads/federation/documents/reglements/ski-alpinisme/ski-regle-du-jeu.pdf and to the pre-race briefing.
Article 10: Security
The runner is the first link in safety and undertakes to take the usual precautions in the mountains. In the event of a competitor's accident, each participant undertakes to help him and to contact the race HQ or a member of the organization as quickly as possible.
If the weather conditions, the physical state or the bad behavior of a competitor so require, the line-keepers and / or the race committee have all the power to force a competitor to retire.
In case of abandonment on his own initiative, the runner must notify a control post and hand in his bib on arrival. If a competitor decides to quit without warning of his abandonment and the organization conducts research, legal proceedings may be taken against him for the reimbursement of the costs incurred.