each duel, each rider has to win two runs to advance to
the next round.The different rounds are 1/16th finals ;
1/8th finals ; 1/4 finals ; 1/2 finals ; consolation final
procedure : after skaters have
been called by the speaker, the start judge says : "on
your marks", when the two skaters are placed, the start
judge can say "ready", then he has 5 seconds to
start the signal. As soon as the signal has been heard by
the skaters, they can start. If one skater start before
the signal, the run is stopped and the start procedure starts
again. If a skater is responsible for two false starts,
he looses the run.
judge has to do the start procedure and to check
false starts. The 2 penalties judges count
cones hit & missed (one judge per course). The
chronometer judge checks the times, report them
on the computer and adds the penalties. The chief
judge validate the ranking and makes decisions,
he also manages the complaints of the skaters.
who entered the competition must appear on the ranking list.
The final round defines 1st & 2nd place. The consolation
final defines the 3rd & the 4th place. The loosers of
1/4 finals are ranked from 5th to 8th place according to
the time trials classification. The loosers of 1/8th finals
are ranked from 9th to 16th place according to the time
trials classification. The loosers of 1/16th finals are
ranked from 17th to 32nd place according to the time trials
classification. The other skaters who didn't reach the finals
keep the ranking of the time trials.
To have easier
judging and competition conditions, here are additionnal
rules for speed slalom :
- -It is
compulsory to do speed slalom on one leg (one foot front)
a speed slalom run, once the skater entered the slalom
course, he is not allowed to put down his second leg (free
leg), he would be DQ for the run.
- -The skater
have to pass the finish line on one leg (the same he used