1 - THE RACE
1.1. The Pedestrian Race known as “88ª CORRIDA INTERNACIONAL DE SÃO SILVESTRE”, (88th INTERNATIONAL SÃO SILVESTRE race) created by journalist Casper Líbero, henceforth known as the EVENT, will take place on the 31st of December of 2012, in the city of São Paulo, in the distance of 15 km, with the participation of PERSONS OF BOTH GENDERS duly registered, henceforth known as athletes, regardless of climatic conditions.
1.2. The Corrida Internacional de São Silvestre (INTERNATIONAL SÃO SILVESTRE race) is an event and property of the Fundação Casper Líbero (CASPER LIBERO FOUNDATION), and it is promoted by Gazeta Esportiva.Net with the support of the Rede Globo (GLOBO TELEVISION NETWORK) which is a PARTNER of the Fundação Casper Líbero in promoting and broadcasting of the race. The technical Organization and the delivery of the “KITS” will be made by specialized companies.
The registrations are made exclusively by the Fundação Casper Líbero on the site www.saosilvestre.com.br which will be responsible for the receiving, management and eventual reimbursements when requested by the same.
1.3. THE EVENT will start on Paulista Avenue, next to Frei Caneca Street and the finish line will be on the same Paulista Avenue, at number 900, in front of the Casper Libero Foundation Building, according to the detailed route divulged at the site of the EVENT.
1.4. The start of the event is scheduled at the times below described, which will be confirmed upon delivery of the kit, according to the athlete´s category. Confirm:
a. For the race;
Category of athletes in Wheelchairs (Female and Male);
Start: from 6h50min in a single squad.
Categories Handicapped athletes: DEV = VISUAL Deficiency / AMP = Amputees of Lower Limbs / DMAI = Walker but handicapped of lower Limbs / DI = Intellectual Deficiency / DMS = Upper Limb Handicapped / DAU =Hard of Hearing Handicapped.
Finish: from 6h55min in single squad.
• Category elite athletes A/B (Female);
Start: from 8h40min in single squad.
• Categories elite athletes A/B (Male);
Start: from 9h00min in single squad.
• Category athletes Special Squad (Male and Female);
Start: from 9h00min in single squad.
• Category athletes in General (Male and Female);
Start: from 9h00min in single squad.
* In case the schedule above is held, this may vary in about 7 minutes.
Up to the date of the event, adjustments can also be made relating to the route with the objective of technical enhancement and to attend the necessities of the city and pertinent public organizations keeping the start and finish lines of the above described places.
The ORGANIZATION requests extreme attention to the calls from the P.A. (public addressing system) at the area of start for eventual adjustments to the schedule.
2 - CATEGORIES AND THE RULES OF PARTICIPATION
The athletes can participate in the event subscribing to the race in the following categories:
The Casper Líbero Foundation / Gazeta Esportiva.net, follow the model of the Racing Circuit from Rede Globo (Globo Network) / Yescom.
- athletes in Wheelchairs;
- athletes with Handicap;
- athletes from elite A;
- athletes from elite B;
- athletes of the Special Squad;
- athletes of the General Squad.
2.1. athletes with Handicap
a. The athlete with handicap must visualize the description of each modality below and make the subscription according to the category:
CAD Wheel chaired
DEV Visual Handicap
AMP Amputees Lower Limbs
DMAI Walking but handicap in lower limbs
DI Intellectual Handicap
DMS Upper Limbs Handicap
DAU Hard of Hearing Handicap
CAD = WHEELCHAIRS - the athlete who participates of the competition with the aid of sports or competition wheelchairs, not allowing the usage of regular wheelchairs, motor wheelchairs. It is mandatory to wear helmet.
DEV = VISUAL DEFICIENCY – The athlete who has visual deficiency, featured by the loss or reduction in the resolution in the visual capacity in one or in both eyes. Every athlete who is visually handicapped, must run with a guiding athlete, and under any circumstance this guide cannot be present. The guide should attach a string (at maximum length of 0,5m) to one of the fingers or to the arm, and a specific belt for guides can also be worn.
AMP = athletes AMPUTEES OF LOWER LIMBS – The athlete with handicap for lower limbs, with total or partial absence of one or two lower limbs, who wears a special prosthesis to move around.
DMAI = WALKING athletes WITH HANDICAP IN LOWER LIMBS – The athlete with handicap in the lower limbs, with total preserve for the lower limbs, who wears prosthesis as a form of aid to walk ( sticks, clutches, walker, etc. ) is allowed to have the presence of the guiding athlete.
DI = INTELLECTUAL HANDICAPPED - Participant who has the IQ (Intelligence Quotient) below 70 and/or limitations in the areas of adaptation and skills ( communication, personal care, Family relationship, social, recreational, safety and health skills, sense of direction, schooling development, community and work relationship problems). Regardless of the degree of deficiency, the ATHLETE must run with a GUIDING ATHLETE and cannot, under any circumstances, dispose of the GUIDE. The guide cannot be ahead of the athlete, the correct positioning must be always beside or behind the athlete.
DMS = athletes WITH HANDICAP IN THE UPPER LIMBS – The athlete who has a total or partial deficiency of any part of the upper limbs, which alters the balance axis, causing unstable walking.
DAU = HARD OF HEARING athletes – The athlete who has not functional hearing, with total or partial loss of the hearing possibilities, varying in degrees and levels, with or without hearing prosthesis.
GUIDE = GUIDING ATHLETE – Every athlete who, during competition, follows and leads the handicapped athlete, taking care of the athlete´s integrity and safety.
a. The athletes who fit in any of the abovementioned CATEGORIES must fill the registry through the site www.saosilvestre.com.br/inscricao/
b. Choose “Register”, and follow each step, filling out the requested information.
c. At step number 4 the athlete must choose the category to fit. Upon finishing the registry, a message will explain about the Exemption proceedings.
d. The registry will be validated by the coaching organization, along with the AACD (Associação Desportiva para Deficientes, the Sports Association for the Handicapped) and as soon as the technical evaluation is confirmed and the exemption is sanctioned by the CÁSPER LÍBERO FOUNDATION the athlete will receive e-mail with confirmation.
2.2. Athletes Category Elite A
a. Any athlete for this category, must have a background of minimum timing in official races, with mandatory validation/confirmation within the last 12 (twelve) months and the validated timing of at least 2 (two) events. Following the criterion of “REFERENTIAL TIMING” defined by the ORGANIZATION, and must communicate to this, sending the registry file through the FAX (11) 4208-7286 outlining through this the NAME, DATE OF REGISTRY and to which race the REFERENTIAL TIMING criterion was met.
b. The minimum deadline to send requests for CATEGORY ELITE is until December 20th 2012.
c. To participate in the Male elite squad A, the ATHLETE must have a referential timing of 1h and 06min in the official distance of the Half-Marathon and 2h and 18min in the Marathon, 58minutes for the 18km, and 48minutes for the 15km and 31minutes for the 10km.
d. To participate in the Female elite Squad A, the ATHLETE must have a referential timing of 1h and 18min in the distance of the Half-Marathon and 2h and 45 for the Marathon, 1hour and 7minutes for the 18km, 57minutes for the 15km and 36minutes for the 10km.
e. The athletes who do not have the official time for this distance and who feel able to integrate the elite Squad must send their background resumes for analysis through the Fax (11) 4208-7286 and they must also present confirmation documents for their best timing, upon the withdrawal of the kit.
f.The timing for the elite athlete must be valid/confirmed within the last 12 months.
2.3. athletes category Elite “B”
a. For this category the ATHLETE must have a background resume of minimum timings in OFFICIAL races, and these timings must be validated/confirmed within the last 12 months and they must be within the age range of 18 and 26 years old.
b. Also fit for this category are the athletes recommended officially by the State Federation according to the official notice by the Brazilian Confederation of Athletics and it must be divulged. It will be accepted the recommendation of 2 (two) athletes for each Brazilian state, being one male and 1 female.
c. The athlete officially recommended by the Federation/Confederation of origin country can participate of this category, valid only for the South American countries, according to the official bulletin of the Brazilian Confederation of Athletics, and/or the South American Confederation of Athletics to be divulged. Accepted recommendations are for 2 (two) athletes for each South American country, 1 male and 1 female.
d. The athletes in the category elite B are not exempt from registry fee for the event and they are not entitled to any benefit from the Organization concerning to transportation , accommodation and food expenses.
e. In case the athlete that fits into the letters B and C of the item 2.3 of this regulation does not have in the resume the referential timing according to letters H and I of item 2.3 of this regulation, the Organization can, at its own criterion and mere liberality, consider the times of up to 20% (twenty percent) superior to the referential times as per letters H and I of this regulation, according to the history of the athlete´s participation in official races within the last 12 months.
f. The athlete must do the registry through the site of the EVENT, pay the printed bill and send the resume of times for the analysis to the ORGANIZATION through the FAX (11) 4208-7286 or email address Talk to Us, stating the NAME, TELEPHONE, E-MAIL and which raceWS AND TIMES met the criterion REFERENTIAL TIME.
g. The athlete subscribed in this CATEGORY will participate of the competition in a special platoon, not being entitled to BONUS due to age range.
h. For the participation in the elite B Male Squad, the ATHLETE must have the referential time of 01:11;00 for the Half-Marathon, 02:23:00 for the Marathon, 01:00:00 for the 18km, 00:51:00 for the 15km and 00:32:00 for the 10km.
i. For the participation in the elite B Female squad, the ATHLETE must have referential time of 01:23:00 for the Half-Marathon, 02:51:00 for the Marathon, 01:12:00 for the 18km, 00:59:00 for the 15km and 00:37:00 for the 10km.
j. The athletes who do not have the official time for this distance and who feel able to integrate the B elite squad must send their resumes for the analysis through the FAX (11) 4208-7286.
k. The maximum number of athletes in the B elite Male Squad is for 50 athletes.
l. The maximum number of athletes in the B elite Female Squad is for 50 athletes.
m. The ORGANIZATION may invite at its criterion athletes for the B squad, and these invited athletes do not need to obey the criteria of items D and E of this regulation. It can also, by its own criterion, offer accommodation and food to athletes.
n. In case the limit is reached the ORGANIZATION will not make available more open slots for this platoon.
2.4. athletes in category Special Squad
a. the ATHLETE invited by the ORGANIZATION can take part of this category.
2.5. athletes General Category
a. Every ATHLETE who do not fit specifically in one of other of the above mentioned CATEGORIES will be considered registered as GENERAL CATEGORY ATHLETE.
b.The ATHLETE of the GENERAL CATEGORY will participate of the competition according to the age range, defined in this regulation.
c. The ATHLETE that participates in this CATEGORY will not be entitled to no other type of bonus except that forecast for the category, according to description in the item “BONUS” of this REGULATION.
3 - GENERAL RULES OF THE EVENT
a. To participate of this EVENT, the ATHLETE takes total responsibility for the data provided, understands and accepts in its totality the REGULATION and its rules, taking responsibility for all the expenses of transportation, accommodation and food, insurance and any other expenses necessary or from its participation before, during and after the EVENT.
b. To participate in this EVENT, the ATHLETE gives all the rights to use the image, including the right to the arena, renouncing to receive any income that may come from the rights to television or any type of broadcasting and/or divulging, promotions, Internet and any media at any time.
c. There will be an emergency service to the athletes, a medical support service with ambulances to give first aid and eventual removals. The continuity of the medical services itself and also the emergency service as for any other necessity will be made through the National Health Service under the responsibility of this. The ORGANIZATION does not hold responsibility for the medical expenses that the athlete may incur during or after the race.
d. The safety of the EVENT will be supported by the competent organizations and there will be monitors for the orientation of participants.
e. There will make available to the athletes subscribed, Sanitary and cloakroom facilities in the START and FINISH LINE areas.
f. The ORGANIZATION does not recommend that are left behind at the cloakroom any valuables such as: watches, clothes or accessories of high value, electronic, sound and image equipment, or cellphones, checks, credit cards, etc.
g. The ORGANIZATION does not take responsibility for any object left in the Cloakroom, since it is a service given as a courtesy during the race.
h. There will not be reimbursement, from the ORGANIZATION, or from SPONSORS , SUPPORTERS AND PRODUCERS, of any amount corresponding to equipment and/or accessories used by the athletes in the EVENT, regardless of any reason, not even for any loss of material which athletes may come to undergo during the participation in the EVENT.
i. We recommend a thorough medical evaluation, including with the performance of ergo metrics, previously made by all athletes.
j. Access to areas of concentration and Start are signaled and it is forbidden to jump over the grids, which outline these areas, in order to get into the track at the moment of the START or during any other moment, under any circumstances.
l. THE ORGANIZATION of the EVENT, as well as their SPONSORS, SUPPORTERS AND PRODUCERS, does not take responsibility for damages or losses caused by the ATHLETE subscribed in the EVENT, even if this loss/damage is made to general public installations, to third parties or other participants, and these are of sole and exclusive responsibility of the Injurer.
m. Any complaint about the EXTRA OFFICIAL result of the competition must be made, in written, to the ORGANIZATION, within 30 days after the first publication of the result in the site of the EVENT.
n. The ORGANIZERS /PRODUCERS may suspend the EVENT for audience safety reasons, vandalisms, public protests, and/or reasons of force majeure.
o. The ATHLETE that in any moment does not follow the rules described in this REGULATION, or, due to omission, does not report (with a written registry and duly received by the ORGANIZERS) to this ORGANIZATION any impediment from the athlete, can and will, any time, be demoted from this EVENT.
p. Every ATHLETE has the obligation to fill out correctly, sign and deliver to the ORGANIZATIONAÇÃO the Registry Form of the EVENT.
q. The ATHLETE takes responsibility to participate in this EVENT spontaneously and in free will, exempting the responsibility the ORGANIZERS, PRODUCERS and SPONSORS, in their names and of their successors.
r. In conformity with the decision of the FUNDAÇÃO CÁSPER LÍBERO (CASPER LIBERO FOUNDATION), which is responsible to manage all the registration system, receiving and the management of these registries, in the act of registering to the EVENT the ATHLETE is making it in a totally personal and non-transferable manner, making it impossible to transfer this registry to another ATHLETE, as well as reimbursement of the registry values, prior to less than 30 (thirty) days of the race. In case the ATHLETE requests the reimbursement regardless of the reason, this request must be made in the following manner:
The athlete may request give-up/Reimbursement, from participation in the race, sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The request of give-up and reimbursement will be evaluated by the FUNDAÇÃO CÁSPER LÍBERO (CASPER LIBERO FOUNDATION) and having the confirmation the athlete will be contacted by the same Foundation to collect the reimbursement.
s. By registering to the EVENT, the ATHLETE makes his/her data available and authorizes the ORGANIZERS, SPONSORS, SUPPORTERS, PRODUCERS AND PARTNERS, so that at any moment it is sent on their behalf, to the electronic or physical address (or any other supplied) information, mailing lists or any other type of mail.
t. THE CHEST NUMBER must be attached in front of the T-shirt.
u. It is mandatory the use of CHEST NUMBER and any damage to the said number may imply in the demotion of the same.
v. The positioning chosen by the ATHLETE at the places of START, available in the event, prescribed in the regulation, ATHLETE´s handbook or made available by ORGANIZATION is of sole and exclusive responsibility of the mentioned athlete.
x. A FUNDAÇÃO CÁSPER LÍBERO (CASPER LIBERO FOUNDATION) and/or has the reserved rights to change any of the items in this regulation without previous warning, in conformity to the necessities of the EVENT informing these alterations at the withdrawal of the kit, when the athlete will reinstate whether wants, or not, to participate in the race.
z. The Casper Libero Foundation ( Fundação Casper Líbero) will send, weekly, whenever thought necessary, the technical bulletin via e-mail of registered athletes, noting that the latest technical bulletin referring to the event will be sent 5 days prior of the date of the same.
The technical organizer can also send technical information on a weekly basis or whenever judges necessary to the registered.
4 - PARTICIPATION KIT
a. By registering in the event and paying the registry fee exclusively to the Fundação Casper Líbero, the ATHLETE is activating the participation and access to the same and the use of the infra-structure of support referring to the items 2, 3 and 4 letter b from this regulation.
b. The participation kit of the event, linked to the registry fee contains:
- Number for the Chest (participation) of mandatory usage.
- A detachable Chip for chronometry (Further information in the virtual athlete´s Handbook)
- Athlete´s Information guide (Virtual athlete´s handbook).
- Medal of Participation (Post Race – delivered at the end of the Race)
- Electronic certification (Post Race – available as of 30 days after the official publication of the results).
b.1. Besides the Chest Number and the Information guide, the athlete may receive as a courtesy and without any link to the registration fee:
- Promotional and/or Celebratory T-shirt.
c. There will not be delivery of the participation kit on the day of the event, neither after the closing of the same.
d. The services and material contained in the item 4.0 b1 may be provided by the ORGANIZATION, PARTNERS, ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, or SPONSORS as of mere free will, to the participants of this EVENT with no obligation and/or standard with market comparatives.
e.The ORGANIZATION may offer the option of choosing the promotional T-shirt sizes given as courtesy and gift with limited quota in quantity without the obligation of making available a stock by size at the moment of delivery of kit and/or at its premises.
f. In case there is a distribution or inclusion of materials that are contained at the item 4.0 b1, the same will not be delivered on the day of EVENT and/or after the event.
g. In case it is offered by the ORGANIZATION the loan service of the chronometry chips by the ORGANIZATION, the elaboration, providing of results and/or divulgation and publication of the same, the participant is aware that the responsibility for the correct usage of the chip and the installation of the same to the body / wear is exclusively and solely on the part of the athlete, as well as the passage through the installed carpet for data capturing, as they are electronic devices, and, as such, these can suffer any kind of interference and/or loss of information, making the ORGANIZATION and the PRODUCERS totally exempt of providing of these devices.
h. The organizing committee can receive and/or request information from participants in order to help with the correction of eventual problems in providing results, with no definite timeframe or obligation for these corrections within the timeframe of 180 (hundred and eighty) days as of the making of event.
i. The Casper Libero Foundation makes available for contacting with participants, the service of Talk to Us through the site of the event, being this site the sole official source for providing results.
j. The celebratory / promotional T-shirt of the event, as abovementioned, is a courtesy from the ORGANIZATION and may have variable sizes so that participants can choose during the process of registration or after making the fee payment.
k. The ORGANIZATION reinstates that, according to the standards of the mentioned item, that in the hypothesis of T-shirt delivery, this is an act of plain courtesy. The chosen size may be altered/delivered by the ORGANIZATION according to the availability in stock.
l. There will NOT be a change for the size of T-shirt upon delivery of the participation kit.
5 - SPECIFIC RULES OF THE EVENT
5.1. Specific rules of the race
a. The minimum age demanded to participate in the event according to norms of the CBAT is of 18 years of age, completed until the date of registry/subscription of the athlete, and this will also be considered for the effects of classifying athletes by age range. The responsibility for the number of chest usage and attachment is totally of the participant, being personal and non-transferable, being the participant subject to the penalties of the law.
b. The subscriptions can be made by third parties, provided these are of major age and have a written authorization from the ATHLETE, with a copy of identity card of the athlete, which must be presented by this third party upon the act of withdrawal of kit.
c. The race for the GENERAL SQUAD will last 02h15min (Two hours and fifteen minutes) at the most. That means, from 09h00 until 11h15, being the area of the FINISH line, with its equipment and services deactivated / turned off after this period.
d. The athlete who is not within the projected timeframe, at any point of the circuit, will be invited to leave the competition, ending the race at this point, from which the ORGANIZATION will no longer be responsible for any service or support to this runner.
e. Being invited to leave the competition, the ATHLETE must board one of the buses provided by the ORGANIZATION to return to the START point whenever this service is available.
f. It is only permitted to participate in the EVENT, the athletes who are not suspended, or who are not paying any kind of impeditive penalty imposed by the Confederations or Federations.
g. Anti-doping exams can be applied to the athletes participating in the EVENT at the criterion of the ORGANIZATION, according to the Norm 07 of pedestrian Races of the CBAT.
h. The ATHLETE must follow the circuit established for the race, not being permitted any other means to help reaching any type of advantage or shortcut for the indicated route.
i. It is forbidden the help from third parties, such as people on bicycles or any kind of rehydration during movement, except at the points of supply offered by the ORGANIZATION, as well as the use of any technological resource without previous authorization, in written, from the ORGANIZATION.
j. There will NOT be payment of any sort to any ATHLETE due to the participation.
k. The participation of the ATHLETE in the EVENT is individual.
l. The ATHLETE takes responsibility and totally declares that he/she knows his/her health status and athletic conditions, and that he/she trained adequately for the EVENT.
m. The Technical Board has the reserved rights to include in the EVENT, athletes especially invited.
n. The RACE will make points for the RANKING of races from Rede Globo / Yescom.
6 - – CRITERIA FOR THE FORMATION OF THE ELITE SQUAD
a. The position of the ATHLETE in the RANKING is merely referential.
b. The races that composes the RANKING are: International Half-Marathon of São Paulo, International Marathon of Sao Paulo, International Half-Marathon of Rio de Janeiro, Marathon Pro Rio de Janeiro - 14K / 42K, 10k Brasil, 10K Rio Pan-American Race, International Volta da Pampulha and International Sao Silvestre Race.
c. The RANKING is resulting from the sum of scores (points) obtained by Brazilian athletes in the above mentioned races, considering for such, only the latest race of each one of them, within a maximum interval of 24 months.
d. There will be considered for the formation of the RANKING the scores of Brazilians, not being considered the scores of the Foreign athletes.
e. For each race (according to the qualifying) the ATHLETE obtains a score in conformity with the table below:
|Scoring / Qualifying||Half Marathon of São Paulo||Marathon of São Paulo||Half Marathon of Rio||Marathon Pro Adidas -14K/42K||10k Brasil||10k Rio||Volta da Pampulha||São Silvestre|
f. After the invitation, emission for the ELITE SQUAD athletes, according to items 7.a and 7.b and in pursuance to the dates of response, the OTRGANIZATION can, at its own criterion, include invited athletes, since this inclusion is made until 48 (forty-eight) hours before the race.
g. The invitation for the elite athletes is personal and non-transferable; any replacement can only be made by mere liberalization from the ORGANIZATION within deadlines and conditions favorable for such action.
h. The athletes in the elite Squad and their coaching responsible must withdraw their participation kits and their chest numbers in the same place the other categories do, i.e. at the event´s official place of the kit withdrawal, respecting their schedules.
i. There will NOT be delivery of participation kits and of numbers in the coaching forum neither at the day of event.
Ranking Yescom – Globo
The Ranking Yescom – Globo will be published as of 72hours after the end of the race.
7 - CONDITIONS AND CHARACTERITICS OF THE INVITATIONS TO THE ELITE SQUAD ATHLETES
The ORGANIZATION will invite to participate in the event:
a. 20 (twenty) Brazilian athletes of elite category with 10 men and 10 women, according to the RANKING of races from Rede Globo / Yescom.
b. In case an INVITED ATHLETE cannot, for any reason, compete, the raked ATHLETE immediately subsequent may be invited to occupy that vacancy, according to the timing of response established in the invitation letter.
c. Foreign athletes may be invited to the criterion of the ORGANIZATION of the EVENT.
d. The INVITED athletes will have their costs of accommodation in double or triple apartments (Standard) and food in place offered by the ORGANIZATION of the EVENT and covered by the same (up to 2 days).
e. The coaches (and only these, not being accepted other others accompanying) of the invited Brazilian athletes will have their costs of accommodation in double Standard apartment and food expenses covered by the ORTGANIZATION of the EVENT (up to 2 days).
f. In case a coach is the responsible or chief of team and/or coach to more than one ATHLETE this will have the right to only one invitation.
g. In the case of having a tie in the RANKING, the chosen ATHLETE will be that one with the best position in the same EVENT of the previous year, and if the tie persists, the chosen ATHLETE will be the one with the best position in the race VOLTA INTERNACIONAL DA PAMPULHA immediately previous to this EVENT, and if the tie persists the chosen one will be that ATHLETE with the best position in the INTERNATIONAL MARATHON OF SAO PAULO immediately previous to this EVENT.
h. Not being possible to undo the tie through these criteria (item g) it will be up to the ORGANIZATION the definition of the invited ATHLETE.
8 - REGISTRATION, AMOUNTS AND DEADLINES.
The registrations will be made VIA INTERNET in Portuguese for athletes residing in Brazil, being that the Casper Líbero Foundation will make available 25.000 vacancies for registration. The fee for the registration, to where it is aimed to and the ceding party to be credited, are defined solely and exclusively by the Fundação Casper Líbero / Gazeta Esportiva.net and the organization is exempt of any responsibility of receiving the registration and reimbursement of any nature related to the registration.
Any request of reimbursement or give-up will be made exclusively with the Fundação Casper Líbero, through the e-mail email@example.com. Request will be analyzed by the responsible organisms and upon confirmation the athlete will be contacted to collect the reimbursement.
8.1 REGISTRATION FOR DOMESTIC athletes
a. The registrations for the modality of GENERAL SQUAD cost R$ 120, 00 (one hundred and twenty reais), from 20 of September of 2012 until 30 of November of 2012, or when the maximum number of registrations reached.
b. The Fundação Casper Líbero can, at its own criterion, extend or change the date of opening and closing of registrations.
8.2 REGISTRATION FOR FOREIGN athletes
a. Application must be made through the website www.saosilvestre.com.br/inscricao/
b. Choose the option “REGISTER”, and follow the step number 1, where the foreign athlete must choose the type of document “PASSPORT”. The other required data must be entered. Upon enrollment, consider the same system as confirmed, but not paid.
c. Payment must be made at the place of delivery of KIT in a special box and thus the foreign athlete will be able to withdraw your KIT.
d. The foreign athletes will pay the following amounts below.
d.1. Registration for the GENERAL SQUAD costs R$ 120.00(one hundred and twenty reais), and payment must be made during the delivery kit for participation and will only accept cash payment.
ATTENTION - For foreign athletes perform on the test registration, shall attend on the day of delivery of the kit to participate and pay by cash to authorized personnel.
e. The Organization may at any time suspend or extend deadlines or even add or limit the number of entries in the EVENT function needs / technical availability / Structural without notice.
f. In response to the Elderly Protection Laws, the Organization will make available to athletes older than 60 (sixty) years, the 50% (fifty percent) discount on the registration FEE. The athlete can only enjoy this benefit is made exclusively by enrollment event website.
9 - PLACES FOR ENROLLMENT
a. The registration will be made only through the INTERNET, in the website www.saosilvestre.com.br until 30th of November 2012, with the possibility of extension or early closing to the criterion of the FUNDAÇÃO CÁSPER LÍBERO.
10 - PROCEDURES FOR REGISTRATIONS
10.1. Through the internet
a. Fill out completely and correctly your enrollment form.
b. Type of payment: bank bill.
c. Print the bank bill.
d. Make the payment as indicated in the bill (under no circumstances there will not be accepted paid bills after the due date).
e.The amount and the date of registration will be considered as of the date of the PAYMENT, not as of the date of filling out the form of enrollment.
f. THE CONFIRMATION OF PAYMENT is a unique document, and the ORGANIZATION does not hold a copy of the same.
10.2. Courtesy Registrations
a. The Fundação Casper Líbero can, at its own criterion, provide courtesy registrations for the participation in the event to programs of social reach and /or public service, since the same is requested at least with the minimum of 45 (forty five) days earlier.
b. The request does not guarantee the courtesy as this is made out of free will at the discretion of the ORGANIZER.
c. Courtesy requests will not be accepted for athletes with registration accepted, paid and/or courtesy. In case of any eventuality a courtesy is conceded to any athlete who has already registered and paid the registration fee, or even received a courtesy registration, there will not be reimbursement of the paid amount, transfer of this registration to a third person, and not even the kit will be handed, that means that the participant will have the right to the services that the courtesy will provide.
11 - WITHDRAWAL OF KIT AND IDENTIFICATION
a. The delivery of the participation kit is forecast to be made jointly with the courtesy of the delivery of the detachable chip on the dates of 28th and 29th of December from 0900am until 0700pm and on the 30th of December from 0900am until 0400pm, at the Ginásio Estadual Geraldo José de Almeida - Rua Manoel da Nóbrega, 1361 - São Paulo..
Warning – There will not be registrations and delivery of participation kits on the day of the event nor after the closing of the same event.
The place and the hours for the delivery of the kit and the chip will be confirmed on the website www.saosilvestre.com.br until the 15th of November of 2012.
COACHING FORUM (Only for the athletes in the category elite A/B Female and Male): In place and date to be defined by the organization, and divulged in the official site of the event.
b. There will not be registrations and delivery of kit on the day of the race, nor after the same.
c. To withdraw the ATHLETE´s kit, it is necessary to present:
- Identity document with original photograph (RG or a Driver´s License);
- PAYMENT CONFIRMATION or the ORIGINAL PAID FEE print (there will not accepted copies under any circumstances). This confirmation will be withheld in the moment of the delivery of the kit.
d. In order for third parties to withdraw the ATHLETE´S kit, it is necessary to present the same above mentioned documents. In case of original document missing, the person can present a validated copy of the ATHLETE´S documents. (Copies will not be accepted under any circumstances).
Note: The statement with the chest number, sent via e-mail, is not valid as payment confirmation.
e.With the “kit” the ATHLETE receives instructions and the Chest Number.
f.As mentioned in the letter “a” above, for this EVENT the ORGANIZATION, with no obligation, out of courtesy and free will, may provide to the ATHLETE, once he/she requests, and as a loan, the “CHIP” to timekeeping and chronometry, which will be delivered jointly with the participation kit, following the criteria described in the item 4 of this regulation.
11.1. Term of Individual or team responsibility
I agree with the term of responsibility.
• The personal data that were or that will be provided to make this registration for the event valid, with the Fundação Casper Líbero and the Ranking for Yescom are of my total responsibility and/ or of my coaching representative, team director or coordinator.
• Read and totally agree with the regulation of the event, available on the internet page on the website www.saosilvestre.com.br, expressly declining that all rules contained are based on balance and common sense, and I cannot, therefore, allege on a furthest time that I do not agree with these.
• I participate in the event 88ª CORRIDA INTERNACIONAL DE SÃO SILVESTRE in free and spontaneous will, exempting of any responsibility the ORGANIZERS, Sponsors and Producers, in my name and of my successors.
• I am aware of my health status and that I am able to participate, as I am in perfect health and have trained adequately for this event, just in case there is any damage against anyone.
• I am responsible to pay any values derived from personal or material damages caused by participation during this event.
• Through this document, I give all rights to use my image(including the rights on the arena), renouncing to receive any funds that may come through the divulgation material, campaigns, information, tv broadcast, clips, rebroadcasting, news features, commercial promotions, licensing and pictures, at any time, place or medium currently available or that may be implemented in the market for this and other events, or in the above described actions made by the Fundação Casper Líbero and/or its commercial partners.
• I am aware that, by enrolling or registering, I am including myself automatically to the databank of the Fundação Casper Líbero and Yescom, authorizing this, since now, to send to the physical or electronic address provided, any type of physical or electronic mail to participate of any promotion or promotional event of incentive as well as commercial, developed by the same or by its partners.
• I agree to pay all my travel expenses, accommodation, food, transfers, insurance, medical assistance, and any other necessary expenses in connection with my participation in this event, before, during or after the same.
• Representative, coach, or team coordinator, in total agreement with the regulation of the race and with all my responsibilities above specified, in any time or place, with nothing to claim by now or in the future, due to the nature of the rules and regulations, to which I understand they are in clear good faith and strict common sense.
• I accept that I must not hold or use inside the area of the event, including the route and at the delivery of the kit, or in any place of visibility in the event towards the audience, or means of divulgation and promotion, no political, promotional or publicity material, nor letters that may be spotted by others without written authorization from the organization; and also, no type of material or object that may endanger the safety of the event, participants and / or the people present, accepting that I can be removed by the organization or authorities from the above described areas.
• In the case of participating in this event, representing teams of participants or service providers and/or any media vehicle, I declare that I have total knowledge, and that I accept the regulation of the event, as well as to respect the areas of the organization destined to themselves, and that I am forbidden to participate in the structures of support to the teams assembled in inadequate places, or that may interfere with the course of the event, and also in places with no written authorization from the organization, and that I can be removed at any time.
• Regardless of being present or not at the moment of enrollment, as well as in the moment of withdrawal of my participation kit, which was duly made by me, or through my COACH, TEAM CAPTAIN or TEAM MANAGER; I state that I am aware of all the regulatory points for the race, as well as about my rights and obligations within the event, and I state that they are valid, expressively since that they are formulated in common sense and good will.
• I state to be in agreement that I can receive, out of courtesy and free sill, from the Organization the right to choose the day and place for the delivery of the kit and the size of the T-shirt (whenever these options are available in the process of enrollment obeying criterion of the item 4 of this regulation).
• I am aware that, all services will be available only after the duly paid fee which is of the responsibility of the ATHLETE registered and he/she must watch all messages sent via e-mail at the electronic address registered, as well as to access the site of the event in order to verify modifications of this regulation, news and information about the availability of services and/or courtesies for the participation in the event.
• In case it is offered by the ORGANIZATION the service of loan of chip for chronometry , result providing and/or divulgation and publishing of the same, the participant is aware about the responsibility for the correct usage of the chip and its installation in the body /clothes which is of total responsibility of the ATHLETE, as well as for the passage in the carpet of data capturing, because these are electronic devices, and as such they can be damaged or have some kind of interference and/or loss of information, and the ORGANIZATION is exempt and PRODUCERS about the providing of these.
12 - WITHDRAWAL OF THE CHIP
a. In case the ORGANIZATION, out of free will, offers the chip, as per criteria from item 4 of this regulation, the same will be delivered jointly with the participation kit.b. COACHING FORUM (Only for category elite A/B athletes Female and Male): In a place and date to be defined by the Organization and divulged in the website of the event.
The place and the timetable for the delivery of kit and chip will be confirmed on the website www.saosilvestre.com.br until the 15th of November of 2012.
b. When the ATHLETE withdraws the chip, he/she must verify personal data.
c. Registration problem complaints will not be accepted after the withdrawal of the chip.
d. The chip must be attached to the tennis shoe string of the right foot, in a vertical position.
e. Note: The chip for chronometry is detachable and the participation medal will be delivered at the end of the race.
f. The use of the chip is MANDATORY to the athletes that receive it, and its non-usage can result in the elimination of the ATHLETE.
13 - QUALIFYING FOR THE EVENT
a. The qualifying for athletes in the race will be defined according to the position (timing / order of arrival) and will be published on the website of the EVENT in the bulletin “RESULTS”.
b. For the qualifying of the athletes in the elite A and B (Male and Female), will be considered the gross timing and for the qualifying in other categories the net timing will be considered.
c. All athletes registered in the CATEGORY GENERAL AND ELITE SQUAD, will be in the GENERAL QUALIFYING OF THE EVENT.
d. All athletes registered in the GENERAL CATEGORY according to AGE RANGE will be in the QUALIFYING.
e. The divulgation of results on the website of the event may be made as of 72 hours after the closing of the event.
14 - BONUS OF THE EVENT
a. Every ATHLETE that completes the EVENT in accordance to this REGULATION will have the right to the following specific bonuses:
14.1. General Considerations
a. At the date of the EVENT, the only athletes to receive justified bonuses (on an extra official manner) will be those qualified from the 1st to the 5th places in the GENERAL FEMALE AND MALE CATEGORY.
b. There will be no bonus ceremony at the podium, neither the delivery of trophies, for the AGE RANGE.
c. No other bonus, except the foreseen in item 15.1, letter A and B, will be delivered on the date of the EVENT.
d. Whenever provided from the ORGANIZATION according to the item 4 of this regulation, the extra official results will be divulged as of 72 hours after the closing of the EVENT, on the website of the same.
f. The bonuses will NOT be cumulative.
g. Every ATHLETE, who has their names called for bonus, must go immediately to the area of bonuses delivery for the delivery of bonus.
h. The electronic certificate will be available as of 30 days, after the official publication of the results.
i. Whenever there is any type of bonus in cash or as incentive with reached goal, the amounts presented refer to the total of the value to be paid by the ORGANIZER and will be owed to each winning ATHLETE the payment of the equivalent taxes, fees, documentation and transfer.
j. The incentives bonuses of reached goal will be delivered, through the incentive card, to the PARTICIPANTS as they are entitled to this, up to sixty (60) days after the divulgation by the ORGANIZER of the official result of the EVENT. In order to collect the payment of the bonus, the athlete must obey criteria demanded by the ORGANIZATION (letter of winning competition signed with NOTARY ENDORSEMENT and AUTHENTICATED COPY OF IDENTITY CARD AND CPF.
k. The incentive bonuses as per reached goal will be delivered to the PARTICIPANTS who are fully entitled, in up to sixty (60) days after the divulgation, by the ORGANIZATION, of the official result of the EVENT.
l. The athletes who do not return the letter of bonus to the ORGANIZATION within up to 180 (hundred and eighty ) days after the receiving of the same, accepting that the amount of the bonus can be donated to ADD (Sports Association for the Handicapped) in the city of Sao Paulo.
m. The official result of the EVENT for the qualified from 1st to the 10th place in the Category Female and Male General Squad, depends on the official divulgation by the CBAT or from another authority competent with the anti-doping exam or yet from any other restriction met by the ORGANIZATION.
n. The ORGANIZATION has the right to include any other type of bonuses that will be divulged on the website of the EVENT.
o. The athletes / TEAM who are not present at the time of the TROPHIES delivery to them entitled on the day of the EVENT will have up to sixty (60) days to request the sending of the same (through mail) to the office of the ORGANIZATION in Sao Paulo, through the FAX (11) 4208-7286.
p. In case the ATHLETE / TEAM wants that the trophy is sent, according to the above item, this can be arranged to be sent within the Brazilian territory served by the Brazilian Mail Service, provided that the expenses of remittance (including packaging, insurance, and others) is paid by the ATHLETE / TEAM.
14.2. Bonus of the general qualifying of the event
a. Every ATHLETE with position between the 1st and 5th places in the GENERAL CATEGORY FEMALE and MALE will receive a trophy.
b. To be entitled to this bonus, the athletes must be enrolled in the elite Category (Male and Female), otherwise these will be unqualified.
c. The athletes with position between 1st and 5th places will receive an incentive bonus by reached goal according to the table below which will be published up to the 15th of November of 2012:
d. The organization may add bonus / awards / to its own criterion. The fees and taxes will be paid the receiver of the prize, exempting the organization of any responsibility upon this issue.
14.3. Bonus of the age range qualifying
a. THERE WILL NOT BE BONUS BY AGE RANGE NEITHER DELIVERY OF TROPHIES OR PODIUM CEREMONY, only collection and publication of results on the website of EVENT, according to the table below and item 4 of this regulation:
b. Any request over results must be made through the e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org but the same will be published by the Fundação Casper Líbero on the website of the event.
18 & 19 years old|
20 to 24 years old|
25 to 29 years old|
30 to 34 years old|
35 to 39 years old|
40 to 44 yrs old|
45 to 49 yrs old|
50 to 54 yrs old|
55 to 59 yrs old|
60 to 64 yrs old|
65 to 69 yrs old|
70 to 74 yrs old|
75 to 79 yrs old|
80 & over 80 yrs old|
18 to 19 yrs old|
20 to 24 yrs old|
25 to 29 yrs old|
30 to 34 yrs old|
35 to 39 yrs old|
40 to 44 yrs old|
45 to 49 yrs old|
50 to 54 yrs old|
55 to 59 yrs old|
60 to 64 yrs old|
65 to 69 yrs old|
70 & over 70 yrs old|
14.4. Bonus of the category handicapped athletes
a. Every ATHLETE with position between 1st and 3rd places in the CATEGORIES prescribed for the athletes WITH HANDICAP, according to the table below and item 4 of this regulation will receive a trophy which will be by mail.
b. The athletes with position between 1st and 3rd places in the CATEGORY athletes WITH HANDICAP, who are entitled to these, will receive the same by the mail.
Amputees of Lower Limbs||
Amputees of Lower Limbs|
Lower Limb Walking||
Lower Limb Walking|
Upper Limb Handicap||
Upper Limb Handicap|
Hard of Hearing Handicap||
Hard of Hearing Handicap|
15 - FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
a. THE ORGANIZATION may, at its criterion, include any type of special participation or bonus.
b. Doubts or technical information, clarify these with the technical ORGANIZATION, through email@example.com.
c. The telephone of communication to the athletes at Yescom is (11) 4191-1236. Through this telephone number there will be solved problems regarding enrollment (Identity card, CPF and/or password). The hours of attendance will be from Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 09:00am to 05:00pm.
d. The ORGANIZATION may, at its criterion, or according to the necessities of the EVENT, include or change this REGULATION, totally or in part, being certain that on such case, on the date set for the delivery of the KIT, the ATHLETE may choose to participate, or not, in the event.
e. The doubts or overlooking of this REGULATION will be clarified by the ORGANIZATION Board / or by the ORGANIZERS / PRODUCERS on a sovereign basis, not allowing complaints to these decisions.
f. Up to the date of the event there may be adjustments of the route with the objective of achieving technical enhancement and better attendance to the necessities of the city and the pertinent public organizations, maintaining the start and finish lines in the places described in the item 1 of this regulation.