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43rd Pokal Loka 2018 - 9th - 11th February 2018

Zavarovalnica Triglav, d.d. Knauf Insulation Alpetour, potovalna agencija Brinox Sibo group

1. Type of competition

POKAL LOKA is an international children’s competition registered in the FIS calendar.

2. Categories

Category Age
U14 - Children I 2003 - 2004
U16 - Children II 2001 - 2002

3. Disciplines

Discipline Category Rules
Slalom U14 - Children I vertical drop max. 120 m
number of direction changes 30-35% of the vertical drop, +/-3
  U16 - Children II vertical drop max. 160 m
number of direction changes 30-35% of the vertical drop, +/-3
Giant slalom U14 - Children I vertical drop max. 250 m
number of direction changes 13-15% of the vertical drop
  U16 - Children II vertical drop max. 250 m
number of direction changes 13-15% of the vertical drop
2 runs

4. The right of participation and quota regulations

All FIS member countries have the right to take part in the competition. The quota per nation is max. 4 Children I (U14) and 6 Children II (U16) resulting in the total number of max. 10 competing athletes per nation. No more than 4 athletes of the same sex may be registered within each category. Organizing nation is entitled to a double quota, that is max. 20 competing athletes.

Under regular circumstances, the max. number of competing athletes must not exceed 140 (ICR 1280.3). Pursuant to ICR 1270.3, the organizing nation may register more than the double quota of participants.

For team evaluation, only the team declared at the first team captains meeting as "A" will be considered.

All competitors must be registered with national ski associations, have insurance coverage and a signed permission from their parents. Technical delegate of FIS inspects all the required documents.

5. Competition procedure

Competition is aimed at individual and team placement. In team placement the sums of all points are calculated according to the procedures of the old principle of world cup.

In case of an equal number of points, the country with a higher point placement is the winner.

Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Points 25 20 15 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

6. Prizes

Prize name Description
POKAL LOKA 2017 best team
Gold medal first place
Silver medal second place
Bronze medal third place
Other awards up to sixth place

7. Allotment into groups and start order

(FIS Instruction Leaflet, 23.09.2003)

Start order for groups is made by the jury. In each group, each participating nation is allotted one starting place max.

If more than 30 nations have registered, the following principles apply:

Group 1:

  • First group will contain one athlete from each nation registered. Each nation is allotted only one start place.

Group 2 - 3 - 4:

  • Same as group 1.

Group 6 – 7 – 8 - ... :

  • Last group consists of athletes of the organizing nation in double quota. If the number of competing athletes exceeds double quota, a separate group will be drawn after the entire starting field in the same procedure as group 1.
  • Team leaders are responsible for identification of participants in each group.
  • Each group is drawn separately.
  • Starting order for the second run is determined by the result list of the first run, except for the first 30 competitors who will start in reverse order of their placement in the first run.

8. Competition

The competition follows international ski competition rules, with a FIS technical delegate present during the event. The competitors compete at their own risk and/or at the risk of those who sent them. Organizers decline any responsibility in case of injury to the participants or a third party.

9. Expenses

This year, Organisation Committee covers lodging, accomodation and lifts for 6 athletes and 2 escorts from Saturday, 11th February, to Sunday, 12th February 2017. Lodging and accommodation will be provided in Škofja Loka and in the surrounding. 

The number of escorts, whose expenses will be covered by the organizer is limited in respect to the number of competitors:

Number of competitors Number of escorts
3-10 2 escorts
1-2 1 escort

10. Entries

Entries must be submitted to the Organization Committee of the POKAL LOKA by
8th February 2017 on official formulars and sent to:
p.p. 78

GSM: +386 (0)41 609 892 Janez DEKLEVA
GSM: +386 (0)41 727 858 Matjaž HAFNER
faks: +386 (0)4 512 22 82