Footbike sport (IKSA)
Point system for Individual Eurocup
Point system for Team Eurocup
Rules Euro- and worldcup and EC and
Additional rules European Championship
Additional rules World Championship
Note: IKSA euro- and worldcup are not the same
as a European (EC) and World Championship (WC).
When spoken of a cup, we mean the yearly competition in which athletes
gather points in several races.
When spoken of Championship it is THE title event in one discpline in
World Championships take part every 2 year. European championships take
part every 2 years. In future we hope to add more continents with own
championships and to increase frequence of the championships to yearly
system - Individual
IKSA footbike eurocup competition
IKSA commitee has concluded the following point system for the eurocup.
The individual Eurocup is an open competition for every footbike
atlete from all nations (world wide).
Participants collect points by taking part in the 2013 eurocup events
in which in total 8 individual
rankings can be scored.
finish a rider get points according finish ranking. After the last EC
race of the season all points wil be gathered and the 2
ranked races (or not raced) are taken out of your total end score.
One does not need to have a licence in 2013 to take part in IKSA eurocup
classement. All participaters in IKSA eurocups automaticly are ranked
in IKSA eurocup competition.
individual rankings in France
2 individual rankings in
3 individual rankings in Germany
2 individual rankings Denmark
Rules used in case of same scoring in endtotal (used
in displayed order):
1. the footbiker wich took part in the largest number of eurocup classifications
2. the footbiker with the higest total ranked results in all 9
3. the footbiker with the higest scored (single) ranking.
4. if not concluded - the atletes will get same end score and ranking.
Points ranked from first, second, third,
Eurocup Individual points: 50, 46, 43, 40, 37, 34, 31, 29, 27, 25, 23,
21, 20 , 10, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13 ,12, 11 , 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3
, 2 and 1 point for everybody who takes part.
For the points for the team classement visite Team rules
Team races in
and worldcup races
...relays or team pursuits
The euro- and worldcup rule is 3 person pro team, same gender.
If a team is mixed of
gender, then it is regarded as a male team.
Teams are allowed to have mixed nationalities in eurocup relays (except...*).
Categories of teams in which is competed are senior men or senior
It is allowed during 2012 season to use riders from veteran or junior
category in a senior team.
is an IKSA team race?
A team race can be a relay race
or a team pursuit.
The footbike team pursuit is a track event similar
to the individual pursuit, except that two teams, each of 3 riders,
compete, start on opposite sides of the velodrome (or 400 m track).
The footbike relay races - is a teamrace in which members
of a team take turns.
In case of relay change technic: either change by touch or change by
footbike. (not both in the same race). The organisers publish
in the invitation (at least 3 months ahead) which change technic will be
Formation teams during a euro- and worldcups:
In the first entered race a team enters 4 riders (names) and 1 unique teamname.
During eurocup relay a team must at least be formed out of 2 of the 4. The
3rd person may be a not pre-registrated rider. So either 3 of the 4 pre-registered
names, or 2 pre-registrated and 1 not pre-registrated). Team names can not
be changed during the season.
In case of eurocup
2 individual races and 1 team ranking
2 individual races and 1 team ranking in
3 indiviual races but
no team ranking in Germany
(because the relay is the European Championship Relay)
2 individual races and 1 team ranking Denmark
Team points ranked from first, second, third,
fourth place >
Eurocup team points in relays and team pursuits: 50, 46, 43, 40, 37, 34,
31, 29, 27, 25, 23, 21, 20 , 10, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13 ,12, 11 , 10, 9,
8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 , 2 and 1 point for everyteam x 3. So winner get's 150,
and the second team get 92 points etc.
Points gathered in the individual eurocup races by the 5 highest ranked
riders (in each race) of a team also count in team classement. So the IKSA
Eurocup for teams is a competition over the individual as well as team
*In eurocup teams can have more nationalities in same team. Though
team members in an European or World Championship have to have same nationality!
(see EC or WC rulement)
IKSA euro- and worldcup races
Men / women cadet: 13 till 15 y**
Men / women junior : 16 till 17 y*
Men / women senior: 18-44 y
Men / women veteran: 45+
The categories are defined by birth year (so age of athlete
on 31 December of same year). So it does not matter in what month an atlete
is born, only the year of birth is needed to determine in which category
an athlete is competing.
* Euro- or worldcup organisers are obligated to facilitate junior
competitors in eurocup events.
** IKSA recommands (if conditions allow it) to also facilitate cadet
competitors in eurocup events.
(10-12 y) categories are not part of eurocup (nor worldcup). One can ofcourse
organise races for pupil riders as side event, but no heavy competition
whith large expectations can be attached yet to this young age group.
These rules aim to develop scootering as modern sport and fair, safe races
without excess restrictions.
- Competitors ride
a footbike, that is propelled by kicking or pushed/carried afoot. In
kicking one foot pushes straight backwards on the ground like in running,
while the other foot is resting on the footbike. Skating-like kick is
- Footbike construction
is free but it may not have motor, mechanical gear or sail nor sharp
or protruding parts causing danger to other competitors.
- Footbike must
be mounted with 1 functioning brake. (2
brakes is strongly advised)
- Before start signal
both competitor and footbike stay completely behind starting line.
- Front tire of
footbike crossing finishline determines finishing order. Detached footbike
parts are not seen as legitimed. Competitor should be in contact with
his/her footbike while crossing finishline.
- Race distances
can only be dertermined in agreement with and approved by IKSA.
Women races have preferable same distance as the men races, or are (max.)
To use a race distance shorter then 10% of the male distance for IKSA
eurocup women race is not allowed.
- In endurance races
it is allowed to let all riders finish as soon as the winner
of the category is finished. Resulting in a different round total among
ranked riders. Women footbikers finish when the winner in woman category
- Races on his own
responsibility and risk, follows organizers instructions and is supposed
to know race rules and keep on race course and schedule.
- May change malfunctioning
footbike during race but must complete whole course with footbike.
- Must not deliberately
- Choice of riding
line is free but after leaving a gap for an opponent to pass, one may
not close the gap if scooters overlap. Takes pace only by riding behind
other scooterists in same race and on same lap.
- Minimum gap to
motor vehicles is 30m and to other vehicles 10m.
- All kind of pushing
and pulling is strictly forbidden.
- Competitors support
may not enter race course or other way interfere the race.
- Must wear a helmet
during race (is obligatory).
- If (active) transponder
chiptiming is used, then transponder chip has to mounted on right side
of front fork of footbike.
of competitor in races : = age of the competitor on December 31(of the
(So not the actual age on race day, but the age calculated from birthyear
is used to determine categories).
- Plans safe course,
particularly considering other traffic during race.
- Gives out event
invitation well beforehand so that competitors can prepare themselves
and test ride the course.
- Recommended information
includes event schedule, contact information, course pavement, map (and
profile), feeding and repair stations plus these rules.
- May only by necessity
add special rules which must not conflict with these rules and must
be included in race invitation.
- Marks the course
clearly and consistently, so that it can be followed during intense
racing, marks remaining distance and forewarns hazardous crossings,
corners and downhills.
- Ensures that organization
personnel knows parts of these rules essential for their duties.
- Has all above-mentioned
'recommended information' available in written and gives short race
briefing before start.
- If start area
is narrow, arranges start so as to best avoid rush and crashes.
- If (active) transponder
chiptiming is used, then organiser should instruct compitor to mount
the transponder chip on right side of front fork of footbike.
- Publishes written
or digital results (at least) in English wich include:
ranking, ranking per category, per gender, competitor names, gender,
date of birth, category, nationality, team name, raced time, sort race
(dicipline). Further how time was measured and exact distances applying
to all competitors (or distance per category).
This within 2 hours after the finish of the race towards participants
and press. The digital result list has to be emailed to IKSA (preferable
in Microsoft Excell format) within 24 hours after the finish of the
race to .
country codes can be
- Has equal representation
of participants and teams nominated in advance.
- Makes desicions
that directly effect competition results and discusses with organizer
if changing preset event course, schedule and such is necessary.
- Protests are left
to jury up to 1 hour after last competitor has finished or regarding
results, 1 hour after result publicing.
- Competitor who
violates these rules or common road regulations or accepts forbidden
help during race is disqualified. Jury may ease the penalty.
- Obvious unjust
or unsportmanship conduct may be penalized even if not violating any
E. Additional rules for Eurocup and
- The preminilary
programme in English has to be published online before February
1 of the same year in which the event takes place. Preminilary programme
- event name
- diciplines and race distances
- which categories can take part (distance per cateogory)
- location (city or region)
- travel information (what kind of travel connections the region or
- contact information organizers (email as well as telephone)
- information about overnighting for athletes
- all additional info is welcomed
The defined programme in English has to be published online
3 months before event date. The def. programme should contain all preminilary
programme elements as well as:
- hight map of the route(s)
- time scedule races
- location (address) entry table
- online entry form and costs
- any other important information for riders
- all additional info is welcomed
- Organizer should
take special care that foreign participants get all necessary information
before making desicion to travel to the event, overnighting information.
Contact information should include telephone number which services participants
at least during race day(s) and day before. All information, written
course signposts, results, contact telephone etc. should be available
- Organizer is encouraged
to provide basic assistance like refreshments, basic medical aid, pump,
common tools and even spare scooters (and helmets in case wearing one
- Event organizer
and 4 other nations with most participants in the event name each one
jury member (by voting).
- Organizer arranges
check-in before start to check scooters and to give race numbers.
- Referee is placed
on the finishline, preferably with a video camera.
F. Additional rules for relay Euro- and Worldcup races
eurocup rule is 3 person pro team, same gender.
If a team is mixed
of gender then it is regarded as a male team. Teams are allowed to have
mixed nationalities in world- and eurocup relays (this is not allowed
in relays during championshiptitles, like World Championship, European
change technic: either
change by touch or change by footbike. (not
both in the same race). The organisers publish in the invitation (at
least 3 months ahead) which change technic will be used.
- Formation teams during a eurocups:
In the first entered race a team enters 4 riders (names) and 1 unique
During eurocup relay a team must at least be formed out of 2 of the
4. The 3rd person may be a not pre-registrated rider. So either 3 of
the 4 pre-registered names, or 2 pre-registrated and 1 not pre-registrated).
Team names can not be changed during the season.
- Teammembers have
to wear same coloured/designed outfit during team or relay races (so
recognizable as 1 team).
G. Additonal rules for sprints (1 -
during sprint is with 1 foot on footboard: a running start is not allowed
in sprint. If the competitor arrives too late at start line then it's
up to jury to decide if the competitor is allowed to start or not. In
any case arriving too late at start line is considered as 1 false start.
or false start - Starter has the right to restart competitor
if a false start occurs. Also during a failure in timing or timing-equipment,
by more then 1 timer, it is legitimed to perform a restart. Timing jury
should notify failed timing within 10 seconds to the start official.
One restart (coursed by false start) is allowed. After a second false
start the competitor is disqualified from the race distance. Competitor
is allowed to compete in other race elements within the programme.
supporting not allowed - For accompanies, trainers, team members,
supporters or other people present it is not allowed to ride parallel
in same direction and speed with a competitor during sprintcompetition.
Also not on a sidetrack next to the race track. In sprint heats only
fellow competitors active in same heat can ride parallel.
All distances should be raced on a track with qualited surface or road.
Hightdifferences in track of more then 0,2% in sprint are not allowed.
Start and finish should be at same hight.
H. Additonal rules for records:
- Recommended speed
record distances for all classes:
track: top speed*, 400m, 1km-I, 2km, 5km, 10km, 1hour-I, 3x400m-R, 3x1km-R.
road: 1km, 1mile, 2km, 5km, 10km, half marathon, marathon, 100km, 24hours,
1hour -R(3) 24hours -R(5). -I individual time trial, no pacing is allowed
-R(x) relay(number of team members, unlimited change interval)
*top speed on electronically timed flying start 20m, maximum wind being
+2,0m/s. If pacing between separate footbike classes is allowed, records
other than overall class will be labeled "paced".
- Start and finish
shall not be further apart than 30% of record distance. Decrease in
elevation between start and finish shall not exceed 1/1000 of record
- Track records
shall be ridden on 1km or shorter level route where elevation difference
does not exceed 1m within any 100m stretch.
- Time is measured
using average of two independent timings in tenths of a second on track
and in seconds on road.
- Excluding velodrome
or athletics track, jury shall observe official course measuring, which
is done in 1/500 accuracy along the shortest possible path for the riders
to take and around curves 0,5m from curve inside line. To prevent a
course from being found short, margin of measuring accuracy should be
built in when laying out the course.
- For a record to
be verified, a record claim with all timing data, course map and detailed
description of course measuring shall be signed by event jury and sent
to IKSA. A video report can be added.
record ride must fill one of following criteria:
1) Record is set during international IKSA event.
2) Record is set during other sports event such as official footbike,
athletics, bicycling or skating event requirements of which fulfill
IKSA requirements for course, measuring, jury and timing.
(or continental) Championship
For each Championship element an European title is
given to the winner per gender and per category:
European Champion sprint (1 km or less)
European Champion time trial
European Champion long distance (road -
preferable marathon distance)
European Champion relay ***
Men / women cadet: 13 till 15 y
Men / women junior : 16 till 17 y
Men / women senior: 18-44 y
Men / women veteran: 45+
The categories are defined by birth year (so age of athlete on 31 December of same year). So it does not matter in what month an atlete is born, only the year of birth is needed to determine in which category an athlete is competing.
categories (10-12 y) are never part of any European (/ other continent) or World Championship.
One can ofcourse organise races for pupil riders as side event, but no championship
titles are attached yet on this young age.
Focus for them should be on fun, enthousiasm and taking part in footbike sport.
*** Teams of 3 persons | men and women teams. Mixed teams in gender are
regarded in ranking as male teams. Team
members have to be of same nationality during the championship (note in
euro- or worldcup relays that is not case).
For each Championship element an World title is given to the winner, per
gender and per category:
World Champion sprint (1
km or less)
World Champion time
World Champion long
distance (road - preferable
World Champion relay **
categories are defined by birth year (so age of athlete on 31 December
of same year). So it does not matter in what month an atlete is born, only
the year of birth is needed to determine in which category an athlete
IKSA uses this rule because the WC and EC have been till now allways part of eurocup competition. So in order to an event be part of a competition it can only use the same category rules.
in the categories*:
Veteran: 45+ years
Senior: 18-44 years
Junior : 16 till 17 years
Cadet: 13 till 15 year
* Pupil category (10-12 y) are never part of any European (/ other continent) or World Championship. One can ofcourse organise races for pupil riders as side event, but no championship titles are attached yet on this young age. Focus for them should be on fun, enthousiasm and taking part in footbike sport.
** Teams of 3 persons | men and women teams. Mixed teams in gender are regarded
in ranking as male teams. Team members
have to be of same nationality during the championship (note in euro- or
worldcup relays that is not case).