By entering in any of the 2006 Ozark Extreme Adventure Sprints event, the racer hereby agrees to all rules set by the race staff and the United States Adventure Racing Association (USARA).

 

General Rules

United States Adventure Racing Association (USARA) and Waiver

On the Race Course

 

General

Cycling/ Biking

Paddling

Solo Racers:

Gear


Series Points Rules and Awards

Points are awarded within their respected classes. 

 

Day Race Points will be awarded as follows:

PLACE

POINTS

PLACE

POINTS

1ST

100

 

11TH

37

2ND

90

 

12TH

33

3RD

81

 

13TH

30

4TH

73

 

14TH

27

5TH

66

 

15TH

24

6TH

60

 

16TH

22

7TH

54

 

17TH

20

8TH

49

 

18TH

18

9TH

45

 

19TH

16

10TH

41

 

20TH

14

*Final Series Race Counts for double points.

 

Night Race Points will be awarded as follows:

 

PLACE

POINTS

PLACE

POINTS

1ST

120

 

11TH

59

2ND

110

 

12TH

55

3RD

101

 

13TH

52

4TH

93

 

14TH

49

5TH

86

 

15TH

46

6TH

80

 

16TH

44

7TH

75

 

17TH

42

8TH

71

 

18TH

40

9TH

67

 

19TH

38

10TH

63

 

20TH

36

 

The Ozark Extreme Adventure Sprint Series has series points that are distributed at each of the individual events. Points are accumulated from race to race enabling the advanced coed teams to compete for the overall cash purse with the final race counting for double. Winners of the overall Series will be announced at the Series Final (Race #6) in Hot Springs.

 

Award Rules

Medical Rules

 

Participants have the right to receive basic medical first-aid without the risk of being disqualified from the event. Teams are only permitted to receive basic first-aid attention by the race staff at the designated Transition Area (TA) or manned checkpoints. Teams requiring immediate medical treatment outside of a TA, and a medic is required to respond, may be pulled from the event (at the Race Director or Medic's discretion) and listed as Medical -DNF  in the official results. Medical Personnel and the Race Director have final say in regards to an athlete continuing on in the event.
       

Inclement Weather 

 

All races will proceed regardless of weather, with the following exceptions:

Including, but not limited to, lightning, tornado warnings, any conditions that the race staff feels may cause undue injury or affect the race.  

All races may be delayed, at the Race Director's discretion, due to dangerous weather conditions.

In the event of Severe Weather while a race is running all participants will be stopped at a predetermined point and the race rankings will be assessed from that point back. If the race cannot be restarted then race ranking will be assessed from the stopping point back to the race start. Points will still be awarded to teams within their respected rankings.

 

Withdrawal

 

Voluntary withdrawals must occur at transition areas or by contacting race staff on the course. All withdrawals must be made to official race staff.

 

Race Fees

 

Race fees are refundable, less a $20 administrative fee, up to 6 days before the event. After the 6 day cutoff, fees are non-refundable.

 

Penalties 

 

Penalties will be added to team's total time at the end of the race. Race organizers will determine time penalties for specific rules infractions prior to start of race.

Winners will be the fastest complete 2-person team (including penalties) to cross the finish line with a complete passport. The Race Organizers reserve the right to assess time penalties or bonuses to teams as they see fit. 

 

Race Organization

 

Race organizers reserve the right to decide whether or not a person or team may continue for health, safety, or other reasons (e.g. inadequate time remaining to finish entire course). Race organizers reserve the right to change the rules or the course at any time.

 

* Race Rules Are Subject To Change. Racers will be notified of any rule or course changes prior to the race start.