Elite is a part of the Toughest Tour, cosisting of 80 men and 80 women competing about the ranking points before the final where they are converted into seconds in the chase start. Elite is always the first starting group, to compete as Elite you must have qualified during the previous season. You qualify by comepting as Qualifier.
Prior to each season Toughest Crew will notify all who have qualified to Elite. You can either qualify thru the ranking points of the Toughest (top 20 placement) or European Championships in OCR ( top 20 pro class) and World Championships of OCR ( top 20 pro class)
If you have other merits than above you can apply for a spot as a Wildcard.
You start in the Elite group and if you place top 20 you have deserved your spot in the Elite
If you wish to apply for a spot as Wildcard please send an email with your details and merits and what race you would like to enter to: email@example.com
Men & women class
Elite is divided into one men & women-class where each has its own starting group. The first 20 placed men and women receives ranking points and has the chance to qualify to the final in Gothenburg.
Minor races (Umeå,Vörå, Copenhagen, Älmhult)
- 3.000 sek
- 1.500 sek
- 500 sek
Main races (Malmö, Stockholm, Oslo)
- 4.000 sek
- 2.000 sek
- 1.000 sek
- 15.000 sek
- 10.000 sek
- 5.000 sek
The winners of Elite are presented at 12:00 and the prize ceremony is held on the event area.
The 20 best rankings of Elite men & women gets Toughest Tour ranking points according to the table. It is only the athletes in the Elite and Qualifier groups who are able to receive Toughest Tour ranking points.
Toughest Tour ranking points can be acquired through all standard races and will be compiled on the web-page.
Your rank on the Toughest Tour top-list is based on your four best ranks throughout the year and the ranking points is the basis for your rank in the chase start during the finals in Gothenburg.
In the finals the 20 men & women who acquired most ranking points during the year will start. The points are converted into seconds head start in the chase.
Top-list, rules and more information about the Toughest Tour is found here.