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HERO Cup

AIM:

2014 will see the fourth edition of the HERO Cup which was created in order to offer those competitors who continuously supported HERO with a simple competition offering great prizes. The HERO Cup is unique as no other Rally Organisation offers anything like it. We thank you for your continued support and look forward seeing you on HERO & CRA Events.

PRIZES:

1st Prize:

The Winners of the 2013 HERO Cup will win a complimentary week sailing on board S/Y Orianda in May 2015 (www.orianda1937.com);

 

2nd Prize:

The winners of the second prize will be given two tickets to Salon Prive’Concours d’Elegance held in September 2015

(www.salonprivelondon.com);


3rd Prize:

The winners of the 3rd Prize will receive a £300.00 voucher to be used on the HERO Store herostore.eu  The voucher must be used within 12 months from the issue date of the voucher;


ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible for HERO Cup points, the Entrant must:

  1. Registration is automatically triggered when the competitor starts a qualifying event  and by doing so will confirm their acceptance of these 2014 HERO Cup rules;
  2. The Entrant must compete on the individual events to be able to qualify for HERO Cup points;
  3. Entrants must be a “HERO Premier Member” and maintain their membership until 31 Dec 2014;
  4. Points are only scored by the individual Entrant. The Entrants are entitled to use different cars for different events and have different Co-Drivers/Navigators on different events;
  5. All entrants must compete in a sufficient number of events in order to have started at least 6 legs by December 31st 2014; There are no restrictions on the number of events from which HERO Cup points may be claimed;
  6. In the event of a tie, the Entrant who entered the highest number of events will win;
  7. If rule 6 does not resolve the tie, the win will go to the Entrant with the highest number of class positions;

HERO CUP POINTS:

Each event is broken down into individual legs as follows:

  • Winter Challenge: 5
  • Scottish Malts Classic Reliability Trial & Tour: 5
  • Summer Reliability Trial : 2
  • 1000 Mile Trial: 7
  • Throckmorton Challenge: 1
  • Rally of the Tests: 4
  • LEJOG: 5

Points will be awarded to the Entrant according to the following schedule:

  • 1 HERO Cup point is awarded for each leg started
  • 2 HERO Cup points are awarded for each leg finished
  • Competitors finishing 1st in Class at the end of an event are awarded 5 HERO Cup points for each Leg of the event
  • Competitors finishing 2nd in Class at the end of an event are  awarded 4 HERO Cup points for each Leg of the event
  • Competitors finishing 3rd in Class at the end of an event are  awarded 3 HERO Cup points for each Leg of the event
  • Competitors finishing 4th in Class at the end of an event are  awarded 2 HERO Cup points for each Leg of the event
  • Competitors finishing 5th in Class at the end of an event are  awarded 1 HERO Cup point for each Leg of the event
  • No HERO Cup points will be awarded for medal and riband holders

DISPUTES:

The Organisers reserve the right to adjudicate on any queries raised regarding the allocation of points. A provisional points table will be published on the HERO website within seven days of the end of each qualifying event and entrants will have a further seven days in which to raise any queries. These must be submitted in writing. If necessary, a further set of points will be published which will remain open to query for a further seven days from publication? Once this period has expired the points will be considered final and not subject to any further amendment.

The award winners will be announced in accordance with the above schedule.

DISCLAIMER:

Should the 2014 HERO Cup prizes not be available to the winners for reasons beyond HERO’s control, HERO reserves the right to change the prizes accordingly and will communicate the new prizes to the individual winners.