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Dirt Royale

21 - 23 June 2019

The year 2019 is all about a new bike event in Lenzerheide. The Dirt Royale impresses with a new, unique racing format. The most complete biker will be crowned in various bike disciplines. Various competition disciplines such as dual slalom races, orienteering, Bikepark Challenges or various special classifications ensure variety and fun. The event can be contested in a team or as an individual rider, it is also possible to ride the individual disciplines separately.

What would a perfect bike weekend be without parties and concerts? - We also thought about it and therefore we add stage and bar for the race weekend. 

Save the Date: 21 - 23 June 2019

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Race & Registration

All races can be ridden individually or in overall ranking. However, riders can form teams of two or three. In a team of three there is one strike result per team. Women and men as well as mixed teams will be judged. 
Points will be awarded for all disciplines on the basis of their ranking. The rider with the least points wins the Dirt Royale. 
The historic title «King of Dirt Royale» or «Queen of Dirt Royale» can only be won by those who participate in all races.
Prize money (men / women / teams):
1st place: CHF 600.00
2nd place: CHF 450.00
3rd place: CHF 250.00

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Friday: Dual Slalom

At the Dual Slalom, you ride with the classic  «one against one» format against a direct opponent. The starting order is determined by a qualification run. 
The finals are held from sixteenth finals.

Saturday morning: Orienteering & Trophy race

Within a time window of three hours, it is important to find as many posts as possible. A map will be given to the participants before the race. The start and finish are both marked on the map.
The round starts with a mass start. The total time from start to finish counts for the placement. Not found posts/trails will result in penalty points. Penalty points will also be awarded if a driver finishes too late.
Various trophys and vouchers are hidden on the track and can be collected by the riders.

Saturday afternoon: Dirt Royale Games sponsored by ION

At the Royale Games, points are fought for in various disciplines in the bikepark:

Beat the local: Many have tried, few have made it: Beating our Lenzerheide Bikepark team. A rider of the team sets a time, now it's up to the participants to beat it. Different sections on the PRIMEline are stopped and added up. For the classification, the total time of the sections counts. The winners of the individual sections will receive special prizes.

Foxhunt: Fox hunting in Lenzerheide: While the foxes (participants) wait nervously for the starting signal, the hunter (fast rider) prepares a few metres behind the mass start field for the forthcoming hunt. The foxes start in the pack and are chased down the FLOWline by the hunter. All riders who cross the finish line before the hunter will be considered as winners.

Chainless Race: Who brakes, loses. Classic race with individual start. Waves, and flow have to be used to keep as much speed as possible. Because riding and braking errors with a few pedal turns to make up for does not work in this race.

STRAIGHTline Challenge: It's not the fastest rider who wins, it's the one who can judge himself best. A local gives the time, the participants have to estimate their time (faster or slower). The difference between the estimate and the time ridden counts for the evaluation.

Saturday evening: «Abstigerlis» Game

In the classic Abstigerlis (= dismounting) the bikers fight directly against each other in a small ring. The goal is to push the opponent(s) from the bike, to keep their balance at the same time and not to put any foot down.
This is a special classification and does not count towards the overall classification.

Registration

Registration fees

  • 2 days Dirt Royale: CHF 179.00 (lift day ticket Sunday also incl.)
  • 2 days Dirt Royale with season ticket or Gravity Card: CHF 129.00
  • Dual Slalom: CHF 39.00
  • Orienteering & Trophy Race: CHF 79.00 (with season ticket or Gravity Card: CHF 59.00)
  • Dirt Royale Games sponsored by ION: CHF 79.00 (with season ticket or Gravity Card: CHF 59.00)

On-site registration possible without surcharge.

Timetable

02.00 - 06.00 pm: Raceoffice open, Race number distribution
04.00 - 09.00 pm: Dual Slalom
09.00 - 09.30 pm: Award ceremony
            09.30 pm: Movie Premiere «Return to Earth»

07.00 am - 06.00 pm: Raceoffice open, Race number distribution
07.30 am - 08.00 am: Riders Briefing and distribution of maps
08.00 am - 08.30 am: Team meeting and map analysis
                   08.30 am: Start orienteering & Trophy Race
                   11.30 am: Finish orienteering & Trophy Race
11.00 am - 03.00 pm: Repair workshop by Louis Sport
01.00 pm - 04.00 pm: Dirt Royale Games (Chainless Race, Straightline Challenge, Beat the local)
04.30 pm - 05.30 pm: Dirt Royale Games (Foxhunt)

08.30 pm - 09.00 pm: Award ceremony
09.00 pm - 22.00 pm: Abstigerlis

09.00 am - 04.00 pm: Dirt Royale Village with Test Mondraker Bikes, E-Bike Touren by Epic Bike, food stands

Side Events

In addition to the races, the Dirt Royale also boasts various happenings on the event grounds, so that even people who do not take part in the races can enjoy an eventful weekend. An attractive children's programme is waiting for the whole family.

Premiere Return to Earth
The legendary film production company Anthill Films will also release its latest edit in 2019. Lenzerheide is a part of this film and we are looking forward to its premiere on Friday 21 June!

Bike-Mech Workshop, Saturday and Sunday
At this workshop, conducted by Louis Sport, you will learn tips on biking and how to carry out minor repairs yourself. The workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

E-Bike Trail Tour, Saturday and Sunday
The Dirt Royale is not only driven against opponents or time. The Epic-Bike School offers guided tours in the region for those interested in e-bikes.

Target throw, Saturday and Sunday
Here, no speed and time measurement is required, but accuracy and a calm hand. Throw a bike tire and catch the daily victory with the highest score.

Kids
For a change of pace and bike fun, the Pivà Alpine Lodge offers child care in its own children's club
Half day without lunch: Costs CHF 20.00
Full day with lunch: Costs CHF 35.00

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Are you looking for suitable accomodation? As a biker and participant of the Dirt Royale, our hoteliers welcome you warmly. 

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