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    Martin
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    Sweepstake rules

    Post  Martin on Wed Dec 24, 2014 8:11 am

    Weston Chain Gang 2015 Pro Rider Sweepstake

    Who will be the champion of champion of champions?

    For just 5 English Pounds you will enter a professional cyclist, can’t say fairer than that!

    Rules:
    1. £5 enters one rider; riders will be drawn at random from a set of pre-selected riders.
    2. Riders can score points from the beginning of January 2015 until the 2015 Christmas do.
    3. You will need to monitor your own rider and ‘claim’ their points via a special sweepstake post on the forum.
    4. You must claim your rider’s points within one week of the rider’s ‘achievement’; other players will then have a week to debate/verify your claim.
    5. In the event of a mass debate; the steward’s (Ivan’s) decision will be final.
    6. Should a rider gain any minus points, these will need to ‘claimed’ by the other players, rules as above.
    7. Points must be verified by the end of the season; ongoing, undecided matters will not be counted.
    8. Points categories/points awarded can be added to and adapted at 2014 Christmas lunch, after which they will be approved and FINAL.
    9. At the end of the season, the winning player who has entered the champion rider will receive the pot; his/her primary responsibility will be to fund the first round at the 2015 Christmas bash; any remaining monies to be spent for the benefit of Weston Chain Gang at same (at winner’s discretion.)

    Points System
    Single Day Road Races:
    1st Place -1000
    2nd place -500
    3rd Place -250
    Crashing (and continuing) 500
    Crashing out of race 1000
    Pulling out, other reason (e.g. illness, mechanical) 500
    Breaking Bones 2500 (per bone)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider falling off 500 (per felled rider)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider abandoning 1000 (per rider)
    Altercation with another rider (verbal) 1000 (per rider)
    Altercation with another rider (fight) 2500 (per rider)
    Altercation with press (before, during or after race) 1000
    Altercation with race officials (before, during or after race) 5000
    Altercation with team management (before, during or after race) 2500
    Riding into a dog 5000 (per dog)
    Riding into a spectator/s 2500 (per incident)
    Riding into barriers 1000 (per incident)
    Riding into other objects 1000+ (at stewards discretion)
    Being hit by car/motorbike 7500 (per incident)
    Futile Breakaway 1000

    Grand Tours (Giro, Tour, Vuelta:)
    1st Place -10000
    2nd place -5000
    3rd Place -2500
    KOM -5000
    Points jersey -5000
    Winning a stage -1000
    Crashing (and continuing next day) 5000
    Crashing out of race 10000
    Pulling out, other reason (e.g. illness, previous injury) 5000
    Breaking Bones 2500 (per bone)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider falling off 5000 (per felled rider)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider to abandoning 10000 (per rider)
    Other points, as single day race but open to multiple occurrences on a ‘per day’ basis.

    Other Multi-Day road races:
    1st Place -5000
    2nd place -2500
    3rd Place -1250
    KOM -2500
    Points jersey -2500
    Winning a stage -500
    Crashing (and continuing next day) 2500
    Crashing out of race 5000
    Pulling out, other reason (e.g. illness, previous injury) 2500
    Breaking Bones 1250 (per bone)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider falling off 2500 (per felled rider)
    Causing a crash leading to another rider to abandoning 5000 (per rider)
    Other points, as single day race but open to multiple occurrences on a ‘per day’ basis.

    Miscellaneous Points:
    Death in Competition 100000
    Death whilst cycling (e.g. training) 50000
    Other Death 40000
    Race Fixing (team involvement) 15000
    Race Fixing (direct ‘named’ involvement) 25000
    Personal Drug Scandal (performance enhancing) 35000
    Personal Drug Ban (performance enhancing) 40000
    Personal Drug Scandal (recreational) 15000
    Personal Drug Ban (recreational) 20000
    Team Scandal (rider involvement) 10000
    Criminal Scandal 25000
    Imprisonment 50000
    Embarrassing media story 10000+ (at steward’s discretion)
    These points can be combined with each other and points from other categories (e.g. death points can be combined with crash/bones/abandonment points etc.)

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