HOW TO ENTER:
The amount of athletes able to compete in the Time Trial is capped
at 200. This race will sell out so register early. Athletes may
also register on-site at the registration area. Organizers will not
be responsible for incomplete, lost, or misdirected registrations
or for registrations not received for any reason, including,
without limitation, failure or malfunction of any communications
network or equipment or computer software or hardware.
Men & Women Open
Men & Women Masters 35+, Masters 45+,
Men Masters 55+
Men & Women Beginner, Juniors (17 & under)
1) Athletes must enter the race start area from
Vail Valley Drive (east end of the Vail Village parking structure).
Do not attempt to enter the start area through the Covered Bridge
of East Meadow Drive. This area will be extremely busy with sponsor
booths and guest to the event.
2) Racers will be sent out in (30) second intervals (Open
Categories may be slotted in one (1) minute intervals). Start times
will be determined according to category, how many people are in
your category and the date when registered.
3) There will be a starting ramp that all competitors are
welcome (but not required) to use. All competitors should be in an
appropriate gear to start, regardless of whether they start from
the ramp or flat pavement next to the ramp.
4) Registration will close at 6PM on Saturday, June 11,
5) Final start times will be posted at the start area entrance and
registration by approximately 9:00am on race day. Athletes are
responsible to know their own start time and check-in to the start
area at least 15 minutes prior to their start time. Athletes
missing their start times will not be given a re-start time and
registration fees will not be returned. Athletes who miss their
assigned start time may still compete but the clock will have
started at the assigned time and a rider will be timed based on
that start time (ex: Riders start time is 11:00am and they show up
at 11:05am. They will be allowed to start but their time when they
cross the finish line will be based on the 11:00am assigned
6) The course is open to traffic, so be aware of vehicles at all
times for safety.
7) There will be absolutely no drafting behind any riders which
are being overtaken or have been passed, riders MUST swing out of
any slipstream from a rider they are overtaking at least ten yards
previous to a pass. Any observed violation will result in
8) All racers are REQUIRED to ride within the cones which will
form a "racing lane" while turning right off the north frontage
road, riding under the I-70 overpass, then making the left hand
turn onto Bighorn Road which takes you through East Vail. You will
have to slow down to negotiate this portion of the course. Stay
alert as this is a busy intersection. Law enforcement officials
will be here to control traffic.
9) Riders who have completed the course and are returning to Vail
MUST remain as far right as reasonably possible and will not exceed
25 miles an hour. This is purely a safety precaution as a blow out
at high descending speeds could result in loss of control of a bike
and a potential collision, please descend safely.
10) Any athlete participating in foul play will be pulled from the
course and disqualified.
ADDITIONAL RULES AND INFORMATION:
DIRECTIONS TO START LINE:
Park in the Vail Village parking structure. Upon exiting the
structure go to the center of the structure / Covered Bridge. Start
line is directly outside the center entrance to the parking
The competition is open to all interested athletes regardless of
state and/or country of residency. Competitors who are under the
age of 18 must register with a parent or legal guardian.
Competitors must be able to attend all scheduled events. Athletes
will be required to provide all their own equipment. Further,
athletes must abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws
and regulations during their participation in the Teva Mountain
Athletes agree to be bound by these Official Rules and all
decisions of Organizers. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify
any persons found tampering with, or otherwise abusing, any aspect
of the competition as solely determined by Organizers.
Organizers will appoint judges and the decision of those
judges will be final. There will be no review of scoring / timing
even with the presence of TV cameras. Disputes with Organizers
and/or appointed judges will result in disqualification of that
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:
Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any athlete for any
reason, including, without limitation, acting in an unsafe,
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and/or with intent to
intimidate, threaten or harass, or harm another person. All
decisions with respect to the disqualification of an athlete shall
be made by Organizers and/or appointed judges. Failure to comply
with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in an
athlete's disqualification and the forfeiture of his/her interest
in any prize. Organizers reserve the right to amend these Official
Rules at any time in its sole discretion, and athletes shall have
no recourse for any such changes or for any failure (whether
inadvertent or otherwise) by Organizers to follow the stated rules.
In the event that the competition is canceled prior to the
completion of the final event, no prizes will be awarded. If the
Tournament is cancelled prior to June 1st, for any
reason, athletes will be reimbursed only for his/her entry fee.
Athletes will not be otherwise compensated for any costs or
expenses associated with their participation in the
The Mountain Games® will be organized and produced by staff
and contractors hired from and by the Vail Valley Foundation. The
decisions of Organizers regarding the selection and elimination of
athletes, the selection of finalists and winners, and the
production and administration of Mountain Games® related events,
and all other aspects of the event, shall be final and binding in
all respects. Organizers will not be responsible for typographical,
printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in
other materials relating to the event.