IWSF WORLD SENIOR'S TROPHY -- RULES

April 16, 2003
Revised May 14,2004 to put in correct dates for 2004, no other changes
Revised April 9,2006 to put in correct dates for 2006, and add Overall calculation note

Revised March 19, 2008 to put in correct dates for 2008

 

Abstract:

The IWSF World Senior's Trophy is meant to provide a vehicle for competition for senior division skiers throughout the world.

 

1. Skiers who may participate

A.     Each Federation may enter a Team composed of a maximum of 8 skiers, with a maximum of 4 skiers in any age category and with a maximum of 3 skiers of the same sex in any age category.

B.      Federations are ALSO allowed to submit individual entries for any category with a MAXIMUM of 2 per CATEGORY (i.e. SM1 slalom, SW3 jump, etc.) provided the skiers have one performance that meets the following minimum criteria:

Division

Slalom

Figures

Jump

Senior 1 Women

6 @ 55kph/14.25m

3000 points

30m

Senior 1 Men

6 @ 55kph/11.25m

4000 points

48m

Senior 2 Women

6 @ 55kph/16m

2000 points

20m

Senior 2 Men

3 @ 55kph/11.25m

3000 points

36m

Senior 3 Women

6 @ 55kph/18.25m

1000 points

15m

Senior 3 Men

6 @ 55kph/13m

2000 points

32m

The performance must have been done within the divisional rule technical conditions as stated in the 2008 edition of the IWSF Rules and also be done at Federation certified L or R (or US E) tournaments in the year preceding the tournament.

C.     Other Individual skiers will be allowed in on a space available basis with at least one performance that meets the minimum criteria shown on the chart below. Federations should submit the best performance in the year preceding the tournament from Federation certified L or R (or US "E") certified tournaments. Individual entries must be received 30 days before the start of the tournament (10th August 2008). At that point the official list of Individual entries will be publicized. The submitted performances must have been performed in the one year period between August 3, 2007 and August 3, 2008. The performances also must have been done within the divisional rule technical conditions as stated in the 2008 edition of the IWSF Rules.

Division

slalom

figures

Jump

Senior 1 Women

4@55/16

2300

25.0

Senior 1 Men

6@55/12

2850

36.8

Senior 2 Women

5@55

1550

18.3

Senior 2 Men

3@55/12

2750

31.4

Senior 3 Women

5@52

800

14.2

Senior 3 Men

5@55/14.25

1800

23.8

 

Technical Rules

The technical rules shall be identical to those in the most current IWSF Technical Rules with the exception of the modifications to the Technical Rules as stated below:

 

It is generally understood that any reference to the World Championships shall be applicable to this tournament if appropriate.

 

The tournament shall be held at the discretion of the IWSF Executive Board, but no more than once per year.

2.05 Tournament deadlines shall be set by the organizer with approval of the Chairman of the IWSF Tournament Council

Skiers eligible for this competition are Men and Women in the age categories listed in a., b. and c. below.

All ages refer to the age of the skier on the 31st December of the previous year.

a) Senior I 35 to 44

b) Senior II 45 to 54

c) Senior III 55 years or more.

There shall be no combination of divisions regardless of the number of contestants. Championship medals will be awarded in each division to the top three places (or the number of contestants if that is less than three) regardless of the number of contestants in the event.

 

2.02 Rounds

The number of skiers in the final in each event will be based on the number of skiers starting in the preliminary.

Skiers starting in the preliminary round

Number of skiers to start in the final round

1-5

All

6 - 10

First 5

11 - 12

First 6

13 - 14

First 7

15 - 16

First 8

17 - 18

First 9

19 or more

First 10

Ties will be run off so that only the number shown will go to the final. To enter the final, the skier must have achieved a score greater than zero in the preliminaries.

4.01 Each team is composed of a maximum of 8 skiers. A maximum of 4 skiers in any age category. A maximum of 3 skiers of the same sex in any age category.

 

5.01 Individual Overall Scoring

A set of fixed standards will be used instead of the winner's score for Individual and Team Overall Scoring. The standards are as follows:

SENIOR I

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

4.00 @ 55/11.25

2.25 @ 55/12

FIGURES

6420 points

5840 points

JUMP

51.0m

37.1m

SENIOR II

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

3 @ 55/11.25

2.5 @ 55/13

FIGURES

4880 points

3600 points

JUMP

38.7m

21.6m

SENIOR III

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

4.5 @ 55/13

2.5 @ 55/18.25

FIGURES

2560 points

2710 points

JUMP

31.5m

21.6m

 

5.05 Team scoring: The best 4 scores from each event - but with a maximum of 2 scores from any of the 6 age/sex categories to be used. The team score shall be calculated using the preliminary round only.

 

6. 02 there shall be at least one judge from each of the two groups that the tournament is not being held in.

 

16 This rule does not apply.

 

NOTE: It is the intent of these Rules to provide a standardized physical format for veteran competition. Variance from these rules as far as team competition or entrance requirements for tournaments other than the World Senior's Trophy is acceptable. However, no variation of the physical format rules is to be accepted i.e. ramp heights boat speeds, scoring formulae.

Minimum spaces available for Individual Entries Under Rule 1.C

Division

slalom

Figures

jump

SM1

12

4

4

SM2

12

4

4

SM3

12

4

4

SW1

10

4

4

SW2

8

4

4

SW3

6

3

3

If more openings are available, they will be added roughly in the ratio of the entries at the discretion of the TC Chairman.

 IWSF Rule Reference

IWSF SENIORS DIVISIONS RULES

(Reference Information)

There are three Seniors Divisions as follows:

Seniors 1 ages 35 to 44

Seniors 2 ages 45 to 54

Seniors 3 ages 55 and up

The technical rules are as follows:

 

Slalom

Jump (all at 1.5m except as noted)

Division

Start speed

Max. speed

Max.speed

Senior Men 1*

55

55

57

Senior Men 2

52

55

54

Senior Men 3

46

55

51

Senior Women 1

52

55

51

Senior Women 2

49

55

48

Senior Women 3

43

55

48

*The Senior Men 1 division competitors may optionally select a 1.65m ramp height.

Overall Scoring :

P = overall points S = score of the skier

 

SENIOR I

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

P=S*1000/34

S= score from 55 kph*

P=S*1000/32.25

S= score from 52 kph*

FIGURES

P=S*1000/6420

P=S*1000/5840

JUMP

P=(S-10)*1000/(51-10)

P=(S-7)*1000/(37.1-7)

 

SENIOR II

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

P=S*1000/39

S= score from 52 kph

P=S*1000/32.5

S= score from 49kph

FIGURES

P=S*1000/4880

P=S*1000/3600

JUMP

P=(S-10)*1000/(38.7-10)

P=(S-7)*1000/(21.6-7)

 

SENIOR III

MEN

WOMEN

SLALOM

P=S*1000/40.5

S= score from 46 kph

P=S*1000/26.5

S= score from43kph

FIGURES

P=S*1000/2560

P=S*1000/2710

JUMP

P=(S-10)*1000/(31.5-10)

P=(S-7)*1000/(21.6-7)

 

         Note:
Slalom Scoring explanation
Slalom score from 55 kph means the following:
full pass at 55 kph 18.25m line 6 points
full pass at 55 kph 16.00m line 12 points
full pass at 55 kph 14.25m line 18 points
full pass at 55 kph 13.00m line 24 points
full pass at 55 kph 12.00m line 30 points
full pass at 55 kph 11.25m line 36 points
full pass at 55 kph 10.75m line 42 points

There are no additional points added for completion of the first pass.