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25 OCT - 3 NOV 2019

ENTRY INFORMATION

An overview of how to enter, the applicable fees and FAQs

2019 ENTRIES OPEN

14 FEBRUARY 2019


CHARDONNAY

25-27 October 2019
 


PINOTAGE

28-30 October 2019
 


SHIRAZ

1-3 November 2019
 


JEROBOAM

25 Oct - 3 Nov 2019
(all 3 Events)

2019

ENTRY FEE

The following packages are available to choose from:

Meals Only: R13 250 per team
Standard Tents: R14 950 per team (incl. mattress but NO pillow/sleeping bag)
Luxury Tents: R20 950 per team  (limited availability)

Please note: Accommodation on the night before stage 1 and night of stage 3 is not included in the entry fee.

Each entry package includes:

  • A unique and beautiful mountain biking experience
  • A Ciovita Rider Jersey
  • A W2W event garment
  • 8 meals through the duration of the three days
  • Wifi available in the race village
  • Fully stocked waterpoints

Team Categories

Your team’s category will be determined by the youngest member of the team. Overall positions in male, female and mixed categories as well as overall race standing will be announced daily.

Women

  • Open (19-29)
  • Sub Vet (30-39)
  • Vet (40-49)
  • Master ( 50+)


Men

  • Open (19-29)
  • Sub Vet (30-39)
  • Vet (40-49)
  • Master ( 50+)

Mixed

  • Male and Female (19+)

Prize Purse

The 2018 Prize Purse was a total of R417,000, the highest per day in any stage race!

Prize money for all women’s categories will be awarded in the Chardonnay race, all other category prize money will be awarded in the Shiraz race.

Overall 

1st - R100 000
2nd - R40 000
3rd - R20 000
4th - R10 000
5th - R5 000

Awarded at Chardonnay (Women) and Shiraz (Men)
Open 

1st - R4 500
2nd - R2 000
3rd - R1 000



Awarded at Chardonnay (Women) and Shiraz (Men)

Mixed

1st - R4 500
2nd - R2 000
3rd - R1 000

Awarded Shiraz


Sub Vet 

1st - R4 500
2nd - R2 000
3rd - R1 000

Awarded at Chardonnay (Women) and Shiraz (Men)

Veteran

1st - R4 500
2nd - R2 000
3rd - R1 000

Awarded at Chardonnay (Women) and Shiraz (Men)

Masters

1st - R4 500
2nd - R2 000
3rd - R1 000

Awarded at Chardonnay (Women) and Shiraz (Men)

 

Cancellation Policy

Should you wish to cancel your entry, please note the following and contact our entries office to have the cancellation processed.

  • 75% of the entry fee is refundable if the cancellation is done in or before the month of August
  • 50% of the entry fee is refundable is the cancellation is done in September
  • 0% of the entry fee is refundable if the cancellation is done in October or November
* If at this late stage your partner can no longer participate, you will be allowed to do a late substitution.
* Under no circumstances will an entry be rolled over

Substitutions & Withdrawals

Substitutions can be done online as follows:

  1. Log in with existing participant ID No.
  2. Click on “Substitution” button and you will be guided through the process.
  3. The administrative cost of a substitution is R 300; and the substitution will not reflect until such payment has been made.
  4. Once you have made the substitution payment, you will receive a new email confirming the new rider. If you have not received the mail, contact the entry office.

Please take note of the following with regards to substitutions:

  • Cyclists who have entered and paid, but cannot participate in the W2W Event, for whatever reason, must inform the entries office.
  • No cyclist is allowed to participate under the name of another participant. Such action will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Once a substitution is completed, the original riders’ details will not be kept for future events.
  • ALL substitutions close on 30 September
  • Late substitutions can then only be done at Registration @ R 1000 per person
  • Substituted team participants will receive the clothing size of the initial participant, unless this is changed before 30 March.

Indemnity

PLEASE NOTE: 

This indemnity must be signed before start of events! 

Non-signature will lead to disqualification.

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