10 july 2022



Regulation | Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022

Art. 1 – Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022 is a cycle tourist/cycling-for-all event, defined as an Open Race by the UVP-FPC (Portuguese Cycling Federation) and that respects its specific regulations as well as the traffic laws. This is not a competition but a sportive event, with leisure, tourist or cultural purposes, which are part of the attractive of this type of cycling. Participation is limited to two-wheel vehicles (road, mountain or tandem bicycles). Motor vehicles  or E-bikes are prohibited.
Art. 2 – Date and distance
 Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022 will start at 9.00 o'clock a.m. (Lisbon Time), On Sunday, July 10 2022, in Bragança, finishing in the same location. Departure control begins at 8.15 a.m. and finish line control closes at 17.00 p.m. The first km of the race will be under controlled pace before the race opens.

Art. 3 – Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022 will have an extension of 137 km in the Granfondo version. There are also two shorter distances, called Mediofondo, with 98 km length and the Minifondo, with 58 km. In all of them the use of helmet is mandatory.
Art. 4 – The race will be limited to 2000 participants in the total of the three distances, who shall make their registration through Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022 official website (www.bragancagranfondo.com) or at Bikeservice’s siege, in the city of Póvoa de Varzim.
Art. 5 – Payment shall be made to VISA, MasterCard.
Once the payment is made for and in case of giving up the right to participate until June 10, 2022, the participant may get a 50% refund of the registration value. After June 10, 2022, registration is considered definitive.
Art. 6 – Registration is personal. It is possible to enter the race with someone else's registration, but after June 26th new participant will pay an extra 5 euro tax. Payment shall be made through money transfer to the IBAN PT50 0045 1463 4027 5091 3307 8.
After July 7 2022, the identity changes is not permited.
Art. 7 – Participation is allowed only to individuals 15 years old or over, at their own responsibility and risk. When register, all riders declare to be totally fit to participate, both physically and clinically. We advise all participants to take a full medical exam before entering our event. For participants between the ages of 15 and 16 (cadets) the shortest course is required.
Art. 8 – Registration cost, until the June 26th, 2022 is 37 euros for athletes licensed in the Portuguese Cycling Federation (UVP-FPC) or any other cycling federation of another country.
It is MANDATORY, in the moment of the registration, to write the license number. In case of accident, participant must activate his federation insurance. For non-licensed or licensed in FPCUB and in Federação Portuguesa de Triatlo (Portuguese Triathlon Federation) the cost is 40 euros, since their federations’ insurances don’t cover this kind of events.
Registration will be accepted between June 27th and July 7th,2022 but with an aggravated cost of five euros. All registrations made after June 26 2022 will not be customized with participants’ name.
After June 26th 2022, all registrations that are not paid will be eliminated. To make a new one, one must register in www.bragancagranfondo.com.
Registration closes when reaching 2000 or on July 7, 2022.
To ensure the size of the jersey you will have to register and pay for your registration until June 10, 2022 at 7pm. Entries made after that date will be subject to the sizes available in stock.
Art 9. – Federation licenses must be valid in the year the race will take place. Those who have registered in the year before the event with a license valid only for that year will not be considered licensed riders, thus will have to pay a normal inscription fee.

Art 10 – It is mandatory to place the race’s number in the bike’s handlebar.
In case it is placed in any other bike part, the participant will not be allowed to enter the departure zone.

Art. 11 - Participation/Registration in Doubles
There will be no DOUBLE part, so all entries are individual.

Art. 12 - Participant Kit
Registration includes:
- The right to take part on Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022
- Recovery lunch
- Oficial Granfondo Jersey (To ensure the size of the jersey you will have to register and pay for your registration until June 10, 2022 at 7pm.)
- Finisher medal
- Race Book
- Food and liquid supplies
- Sponser offer
- Sponser Bottle
- Athlete free fotos, on event facebook page “Bragança Granfondo”
- Race number customized with name and country (Registration validated until June 26, 2022)
- First aid and medical assistance
- Access to showers - Finisher certificate by electronic means
- Classification by electronic chip
- Professional mechanical assistance
- Personal accident insurance in accordance with the law in force (for non-federated athletes in FPC - 90 € deductible)
Capital Penthouses per person Coverages and franchises:
- Death: € 28,043 - Permanent disability: € 28,043
- Treatment expenses: € 4487
- Funeral expenses: € 2244
- Franchise: € 90
- Insurer: Portinsurance
-A sticker roadbook will be delivered to the participant kit for the distance selected at the time of registration. Use / placement of the sticker roadbook is the responsibility of the participant
The event will have its official jersey, bib shorts and gloves and they can be purchased through the event’s website or in the registration office. Prices and other detail, will be later announced.

Art. 13 – Timing
 Although being a cycling/cycle tourist challenge, all riders will be timed, by means of an electronic chip, in the time taken to complete the length of the course. The electronic chip is personal and of mandatory use, resulting in immediate disqualification not complying with this rule. All riders must pass under the departure arch otherwise the electronic chip will not be activated.

Art. 14 – Departure order
The match for Granfondo, Mediofondo and Minifondo will be staggered by distance and categories, with the participants to be distributed by Match Boxes named as follows:
1 to 100 + VIP Registration – DOMUS
101 to 300 Box - Municipality of Bragança
301 to 500 Box - RECONCO
501 to 700 Box - TREK
701 to 900 Box - Europcar
901 to 1100 Box - CACB
1101 to 1300 Box - Lacoviana
1301 to 1500 Box - Irbal
1501 to 1800 Box – Love Tiles
1801 to 2000 Box – Bikeservice
This distribution will be made exclusively by MONEY ORDER. Each of these boxes will have 200 seats,
it is important to note that there will be a reserved area for guests in front of these boxes.
Art. 15 – Awards
There will be no DOUBLE part, so all entries are individual.

Exclusively at Granfondo: Trophy for the Absolute Winner for Men and Women

In Minifondo, Mediofondo and Granfondo
First three of the following tiers:
- Elites (born until 1993)
- Masters A (1992 to 1983)
- Masters B (from 1982 to 1973)
- Masters C (from 1972 to 1963)
- Masters D (1962 to 1953)
- Masters E (born 1952 or earlier)

- Elites (born until 1993)
- Masters A (1992 to 1983)
- Masters B (from 1982 to 1973)
- Masters C (born 1972 or earlier)

Teams: The first three teams of Granfondo, count the 3 best classified, without distinction of category.

- Larger team.
The podium ceremony starts at 14:00.

Art. 16 – Registration office
On July 9, 2022 between 10 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.,
On July 10, 2022 between 7.00 a.m. and 8.30 a.m. It is located in Pavilhão Municipal de Bragança.

Mandatory documents:
- Registration holder:
- Citizen Card
- ID document; in case of being federated it is obligatory to present the federation’s license (or photocopy)
- Non-holder:
- holder’s ID document or Citizen's card number and date of birth of the registration holder;
- in case the holder is federated it is mandatory to present a federation’s license. (or photocopy).

Art. 17 – Medical assistance
The Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022 organization will provide for medical assistance with specialized personnel. Any time a participant asks a member of the organization staff for it or through the emergency phone number inscribed in the race’s number plate, the assistance system is activated. Mechanical assistance

Art. 18 – The event will have mechanical assistance at the start and also along the route. Organization staff and vehicles provide for it. It is forbidden any mechanical assistance made by private or team cars during the event. It is expressly forbidden the circulation of team or personal cars in the race course.
Art. 18.1 – We advise each participant to take along with him the basic material and tools so he can repair simple mechanical problems, such as a puncture, as the organization staff can be far from the spot and take some time to get there. Our work is free from any costs but if any replacement part is necessary, it will be charged to the participant.
Art. 19 – Legal provisions
All participants must obey the traffic laws, since the Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2021 course takes place in open roads. Any disrespect towards the traffic laws results in the immediate disqualification of this edition of the race as well as future ones.

Art. 20 – The organization is not to blame for any kind of accident regarding participants, be them victims or responsible for the accident. Nor it is to blame for any kind of debts contracted by participants, before, after or during the event, or even mechanical damage or material loss that may occur with bicycles or other equipment. All participants exempt the organization of any responsibility regarding loss or deterioration of personal objects, under any circumstances.
Art. 21 – The organization has the right to make all kinds of changes it considers necessary, on the course and other matters. The organisation reserves the admission right to the Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2021 Image rights
Art. 22 – Reading and accepting these regulations means that all participants entitle the Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2021 organization to film, totally or partially, its participation in the race; they also entitle the organization to use their image in promoting the event on all kinds of media (TV, radio, press, photos, DVD, internet, posters, flyers, etc), as well as giving away completely free from charges the commercial and advertising exploitation rights of their image. The organization guarantees the full respect of laws regarding personal data.
Art. 23 – The act of registration for this event implies the full acceptance of these regulations, as well as waiving all kind of legal action against the organization of the race that could emerge from participating in the Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022
Art. 24 – Penalties
Will be disqualified those who:
a) Disrespect the traffic laws.
b) Disrespect instructions given by organization staff or law enforcement authorities.
C) Don't pass through control zero at the start and/or other control points along the course.
d) Don't respect the environment, by means of polluting it along the course, throwing waste or other.
e) Have their private or team car in the race, affecting it.
f) Disrespect the present regulations or the event.

Art. 25 – Final provisions
We strongly advise all participants to take a full medical exam before entering in this event. We also stress the need for an adequate eating and hydration regime before and during the race, although there are food and liquid supplies in defined points along the course.

Art. 26 – The organization will not assume any responsibility, namely indemnify the participants, or return the registration fee, in case the tour (open event) is postponed or canceled due to force majeure if the climatic, environmental or safety conditions are extreme (ex. : forest fire, storms, landslides, tree falls, cyclones, armed conflict, epidemics, pandemics, etc.), if these conditions are met, the test is canceled or rescheduled by the organization's decision.
"In compliance with the guidelines defined by the DGS, in case of need for prior testing, each athlete will bear the cost inherent to the test to COVID 19 and send proof of result to the organization up to 8 hours before the match";
Art. 27 – It is up to the organization analysing and deciding on omissions or exceptional cases.
Art. 28 – Registration and participation of individuals suspended by the use of banned substances will not be accepted.
Art. 29 - By signing up for Bragança Granfondo By Trek 2022, I authorize Stopandgo and Bikeservice to communicate with me via sms and email for the following purposes:
payment information
participant data information
classification information
information about the test

Statement of responsibility




Bragança Granfondo 2019 Statement of responsibility 1. I, the undersigned, ............................................................................................................................................, holder of the identification document nº..................................................... and holder of Bragança Granfondo’s by Trek race number………………, declare to have read and accepted the race’s Regulations. I further declare to have taken notice that this is an amateur cyclotourism/cycling event for all, without any competitive purpose, that unfolds in public roads open to traffic, accepting the resulting risks, so I agree to comply with and enforce the traffic laws as well as Bragança Granfondo’s by trek Regulations. 2. I declare to have been given all necessary information from the organization, as well as information I asked for, concerning the inherent risks to my participation in the Bragança Granfondo, being fully aware that the race takes place on roads open to vehicle circulation foreign to the event with whom I may come across; that I will pass traffic interceptions open to vehicle circulation, so I agree to use the utmost care and caution crossing them; that some of the race’s course are, either by road conditions or the steep slope of the rode, dangerous and I was duly alerted by the organization to this situation as well as the risks it may cause. 3. I also declare that I will not ask any responsibilities to Bragança Granfondo’s by Trek organization or to any other entities involved in the event for any accident I may cause or be a victim and that might affect/involve other participants, organization staff or others, nor by any debts contracted by me before, during or after the ride, as well as mechanical malfunctions or losses that the bicycles or other equipment owned/used by me may suffer. I also exempt the organization for any loss or deterioration of personal belongings in any circumstance. 4. I assume that Bragança Granfondo’s by Trek organization has recommended a thorough medical check-up before joining this ride to all participants, for which I will not ask any responsibilities to the referred entity in case I suffer any kind of loss resulting from health problems that may occur after my participation in the event. I declare to fully assume any risk to my health that may come from participating in the Bragança Granfondo by Trek. Signature (as in the identification document)