ALPINE CANADA ALPIN
2014-2015 Season
NATIONAL POINTS LIST
(Points Rules)
Rev. 1 - October 29, 2014

1.1 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL:

The National Competitor registration due date is December 1 st, 2014. (The new Racer Registration spreadsheet or csv file must b e sent).  Each member must be registered at ACA to appear on the National Point List. The new Racer Registration Program or the format of the Racer Registration spreadsheet is available through your division office. ( Forms sent by FAX will not be accepted).

1.2 NATIONAL RULES for ACA POINTS & RACES:

1.2.1FIS equipment rules must be used for National training and race events. E.g. Alpine race helmets must be used at all levels of National events - Entry Level to Masters .

1.2.2National Super G races should be run on a FIS SG or GS homologated course or on a SG course with National Technical Inspection certification.

1.2.3The total number of national points race starts in a season is not monitored or limited but ACA highly recommends following the guidelines on the number of competitions per age group on page 38 of AIM 2 WIN.

The ICR limitation baring starts at multiple events/disciplines on the same date applies.

1.2.4The National Kinder Kombi F factor will be used for both Technical SL and GS Kombi races and Speed SG and GS Kombi races

1.2.5Kinder Kombi F Factor is the average of the SL & GS F Factor

1.2.6The Maximum National race points is 999.00

1.2.7Technical Delegate must confirm the computer race program being used provides correct ACA penalty calculation fill-ins and maximum values, and also provides correct competitor race points for all disciplines, SL, GS, SG, SC, KK

1.2.8National race results will automatically default to Yes for scoring when uploaded. If race is not to be scored, Dick Beareinfor@mectiming.org  ACA Points Chair, the respective PSO Officials Chair and the National Officials Chairofficials@alpinecanada.org must be notified.

1.2.9All protests related to scoring or not scoring a National race will be handled by the National Officials Committee. This committee, made up of the PSO Officials Chairs of ON, SQA, AB, BC and CD will determine the race outcome. Protests must be directed to the National Officials Chair atofficials@alpinecanada.org

1.3AGE CATEGORIES:

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Category

 

 

U6,8,10

- 2005

(9 yrs and less)

U12

2003-2004

(10-11 yrs)

U14

2001-2002

(12-13 yrs)

U16

1999-2000

(14-15 yrs)

U18

1997-1998

(16-17 yrs)

U21

1994-1996

(18-20 yrs)

SR

1985-1993

(21-29 yrs)

 

 

 

 

M!

1915-1929

(85-99 yrs)

M*

1930-1934

(80-84 yrs)

M+

1935-1939

(75-79 yrs)

M0

1940-1944

(70-74 yrs)

M1

1945-1949

(65-69 yrs)

M2

1950-1954

(60-64 yrs)

M3

1955-1959

(55-59 yrs)

M4

1960-1964

(50-54 yrs)

M5

1965-1969

(45-49 yrs)

M6

1970-1974

(40-44 yrs)

M7

1975-1979

(35-39 yrs)

M8

1980-1984

(30-34 yrs)

M9

1985-1996

(18-29 yrs)

 

DJ

 

-1994

 

(20 yrs and less)

DSR

1915-1993

(21-99 yrs)

 

1.4POINTS LIST PUBLICATIONS:

The 2014-2015 fall points list is valid and available for consultation or download athttp://www.acapoints.ca

Starting December 2 th, 2014 there will be a new point list calculated and posted at http://www.acapoints.ca every week. Each new list will be updated and valid on every Wednesday.

 

1.5RACE RESULTS SUBMISSION:

Race results ELIGIBLE for National points must be submitted after the race under the National XML formatto the web site at URL:http://www.acapoints.ca . No e-mail, fax or courier format will be accepted. A race results acceptance code and comments will be generated on line as you are transferring your results. (Race Results must be received before 20H00 M.S.T. each Tuesday in order for your results to appear on the Wednesday published list.

Please Note: Races containing recreational Racers will NOT be accepted. These Racers must be removed from the upload file and must not be used in the penalty calculations.

1.6RACE POINTS CALCULATION:

1.6.1The formula for the calculation of the race points permits the translation into points of the time differences between the winner and all other classified competitors .

1.6.2The formula for the calculation of the race points is the following:

P=((F x T x) / T w) - F or P = ((T x/ T w) -1) x F

P : Race Points
T w :  Time of the winner in seconds
T x :  Time of the classified competitors in seconds

1.6.3The F values of the different events are for 2014-2015;

DH =1250

SL =720

GS =980

SG =1080

SC =1150

KK =850

1.6.4The race points are needed to establish the ranking for a race in connection with the NATIONAL points of the competitors, for determining the race penalty.

1.7NATIONAL POINTS:

The NATIONAL points lists based on the following rules form the basis for the division of the competitors according to points. The corresponding commentary is part of these competition rules and will be renewed annually.

The NATIONAL points are used particularly for:

  • Establishing the quotas at competitions
  • As a basis for the grouping and draw of the competitors at races and in training
  • Establishing the race penalty (in connection with the race points)
  • Establishing the penalties for injury status and because of professional obligations etc.
  • Establishing the qualifications for the existing competition categories

1.7.1NATIONAL POINTS CALCULATIONS RULES:

There are (5) rules governing the National Points Systems;

a) Fall Points

b) (Fall Points + Best Result) / 2

c) (Best Result + 2 ndBest Result) / 2

d) Best Result + 20%

e) FIS Points if less than the above calculated National Points

 * Points can not increase during the season

** At the end of the season (Last List) same points rules are applied except Fall Points are increased by 20% before calculations.

1.8PENALTY CALCULATIONS:

The maximum penalty value for a National Level race is 500.00.

The Fill In point is to be use in case there are less then five racers with NATIONAL points is 500.00for all discipline. This fill in must also be use if the racers points are over 500.00

If less than 5 competitors in the penalty calculation, the seed fill-in is500.00, the race point fill-in is 0.00

There will be no ADDERused at National Level Races in 2014-2015

There will be no Zfactors used at the National Level Races in 2014-2015

1.9RACER ELAGIBILITY:

All Racers regardless of nationality, that have registered with Alpine Canada Alpin and who have purchased a Canadian National Card or a Canadian FIS Card (in conjunction with their national card),are eligible to gain Canadian National Points and be ranked on the www.acapoints.ca web site.

No National Raceswill upload that contain foreign (including US) racers. Foreign carded athletes must be removed prior to the penalty calculation and uploading.

No National Raceswill upload that contain Recreational Racers, Recreational Racers must be removed prior penalty the penalty calculations and uploading.