July Contest

From July 8 to 11, 2021

7/8/21, 6:45 AM

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  • 5k BY NIGHT with or without fins: 150 €

    5k without fins (including the FFN licence) : 56€ 

    5k without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 50€ 

    5k with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 50€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.


  • 3.5k without fins (including the FFN licence) : 43€ 

    3.5k without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 37€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.


  • 2.5k without fins (including the FFN licence) : 37€ 

    2.5k without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 31€ 

    2.5k with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 31€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.


  • 2k without fins (including the FFN licence) and access to the Pasta Party : 37€ 

    2k without fins (not including the FFN licence) and access to the Pasta Party : 31€ 

    2k with fins (not including the FFN licence) and access to the Pasta Party : 31€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.

     


  • 1K OPEN without fins (including the FFN licence) : 26€ 

    1K OPEN without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 20€ 

    1K OPEN with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 20€ 

     

    1K JUNIOR without fins (including the FFN licence) : 12€ 

    1K JUNIOR without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 6€ 

    1K JUNIOR with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 6€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.


  • Combination without fins 5k (09/07) + 2.5k (10/07) (including the FFN licence) : 70€ 

    Combination without fins 5k (09/07) + 2.5k (10/07)(not including the FFN licence) : 64€ 

    Combination with fins 5k (10/07) + 2.5k (11/07)(not including the FFN licence) : 64€ 

     

     

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.


  • PACKAGE WITHOUT FINS 5K (09/07) + 6K(10/09)

    5k + 6k without fins (including the FFN licence) : 89€ 

    5k + 6k without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 83€ 

     

    PACKAGE WITH FINS 5k (10/07) + 6k(11/09)

    5k + 6k with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 83€ 

     

    PACKAGE 3.5K (09/07) + 4K(10/09)

    3.5k + 4k without fins (including the FFN licence): 65€ 

    3.5k + 4k without fins (not including the FFN licence):59€ 

     

    PACKAGE WITHOUT FINS 2.5k (10/07) + 2.5k (11/09)

    2.5k + 2.5k without fins (including the FFN licence) : 56€ 

    2.5k + 2.5k without fins (not including the FFN licence) : 50€ 

     

    PACKAGE WITH FINS 2.5k (11/07) + 2.5k (12/09)

    2.5k + 2.5k with fins (not including the FFN licence) : 50€ 

     

    Attention for participants of the race without fins a license FFN, FFTRI, HANDISPORT or FINA is MANDATORY.

    You can consult the rules of the Monte-Cristo Challenge by clicking here.

  • Program


    08

    07

    20H15 : 5 K BY NIGHT

    09

    07

    09H15 : 5 K WITHOUT FINS

    14H00 : 3,5 K WITHOUT FINS

    19H00 : 2 K OPEN

    20H00 : PASTA PARTY

    10

    07

    09H15 : 5 K WITH FINS

    14H00 : 2,5 K WITHOUT FINS

    16H00 : 1 K OPEN JUNIOR

    11

    07

    09H15 : 5 K WITHOUT FINS

    14H00 : 2,5 K WITH FINS

    16H00 : 1 K OPEN

    Rules



    To consult our general and special conditions of sale click here


  • These sports rules apply to all participants in the event. They form an integral part of the General Conditions of Sale referred to above.

    In case of conflict with the provisions of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the provisions of the Rules shall prevail.

    Registration for the event takes place exclusively on the registration platform of the Monte-Cristo Challenge, from January 21, 2021 at 12 pm.

    Anyone wishing to participate in the event agrees to pre-register by creating a profile on the Monte Cristo Challenge registration platform. To this end, the participant must complete a form and accept without reservation the general conditions of sale.To this end, the participant must complete a form and accept without reservation the general conditions of sale. The participant undertakes to provide only genuine information relating to his identity. Each participant must create their profile associated with a unique email address and choose the races they wish to participate in. You cannot register a third party to a race by being on your profile.

     

    Any registration is personal, firm and final and cannot be refunded for any reason whatsoever.


    No transfer of hat is authorized for any reason whatsoever.

    Any person handing over his hat to a third person will be deemed responsible in the event of an accident occurred or caused by the latter during the event.
    The organizer declines all responsibility in case of accident facing this type of situation.


    Payment by credit card is mandatory when you register online. No registration by phone or mail will be taken into account. You will receive a confirmation of your registration by e-mail. If you have any questions or complaints regarding registration, please contact us by email at defimc@id2mark.com


  • To participate in the event, you must be at least 15 years old with the exception of the Junior race reserved exclusively for children from 12 to 15 years.



    2.1 RACES WITH FINS

    Competitors participating in races with fins will be required to present:

    • - A promotional “Free Water” FFN licence, “Swimming for All” or “Open Water Competition” valid on the day of the race.

    or

    • - An FFESSM licence valid on the day of the race and the CACI (medical certificate of contraindication to the practice) associated with this licence, authorizing the practice of white water swimming.

    or

    • - A Handisport licence valid on the day of the race.

    or
     

    • - A medical certificate dated less than 1 year ago on the day of the race, specifying the "no contraindication to swimming at sea in competition".

     

    For each participant, the licence or medical certificate must be downloaded and posted by the participant on the registration platform before May 31, 2021. The organization reserves the right not to accept the document if it is not valid.



    2.1. RACES WITHOUT FINS

    Competitors participating in races with fins will be required to present:

    • - A promotional “Free Water” FFN licence, “Swimming for All” or “Open Water Competition” valid on the day of the race.

    or

    • - A “Promotional Open Water”, “Swimming for All” or “Open Water Competition” licence from a foreign swimming federation affiliated to FINA and valid on the day of the race

    or

    • - A «Competition» or «Young Competition» FFTRI licence valid on the day of the race

    or

    • - A Handisport licence valid on the day of the race.



    In case you do not have any of these licenses at the time of registration you will have the opportunity to purchase a promotional FFN free water license at the Monte-Cristo Challenge Club at the price of €6 (non-refundable).

    To validate this licence, a medical certificate dated less than 1 year ago on the day of the race, specifying the "no contraindication to swimming at sea in competition".

    For each participant, the licence or medical certificate must be downloaded and posted by the participant on the registration platform before May 31, 2021. The organization reserves the right not to accept the document if it is not valid.



    2.3. THE MONTE-CRISTO BY NIGHT CHALLENGE

    The conditions for participation in the Monte-Cristo by Night Challenge are specific:

    • - have already done the Monte-Cristo 5K Challenge in 2020, 2019 or 2018
    • - with a travel time of less than 1h45mn

  • The swim cap will be removed, on presentation of the following parts:

    • - confirmation of registration with the QR code (printed or on your phone)
    • - ID

    The swim cap are removed exclusively in the dedicated area of the village of the event, the exact timetables will be communicated later.

    Village de l'événement: Plage de Bonneveine, Marseille 13008 France


  • Competitors participating in the Coupe de France de natation must follow the rules of the ffn.

    Competitors who take part in races with fins can compete with equipment whose characteristics are free: all types of fins, snorkels, suits, glasses or mask are allowed. Are prohibited swimming pads, pull-buoy, swimming board and headphones.

    Competitors who take part in races without fins can compete with equipment whose characteristics are free: all types of snorkels, combinations, glasses or masks are allowed. Fins, swimming pads, pull-buoy, swimming board and earphones are prohibited.


  • All swimmers in the 6 k, 5 k, 4 K & 3.5 k races must respect the starting point of the races. The chateau d'If  (starting point for 5k & 6k races) and îld Degaby (starting point for 4k & 3.5k races) must be respected and treated properly. It is strictly forbidden to throw away your waste, to urinate on the island, ect…



    Departure is subject to the authorization of the autonomous port of Marseille. Port traffic remains a priority. As a result, the organisation reserves the right to request at any time that lagging swimmers still located in the port traffic zone to board the boat for safety reasons.


  • The maximum time allowed to complete the 6 K course is 2h45.


    The maximum time allowed to complete the 5k course is:

    • - 2h30 for day races
    • - 1h45 for the night race

    The maximum time allowed to complete the 4 K course is 2h.

    The maximum time allowed to complete the 3.5k course is 1h45.

    The maximum time allowed to complete the 2.5k course is 1h20.

    The maximum time allowed to complete the 2k course is 1h.

    The maximum time allowed to complete the 1k course is 45min.

     

    Race management reserves the right to remove participants from the water if they swim too slowly and endanger the safety of the race. (The swimming time relative to the start time allows the race direction to assess the time remaining for swimmers based on their geolocation).


  • It will be possible to leave your bag free at the deposit of the village.

    NO BAGS OVER 2O L.

    Changing rooms are also at your disposal on the village.

     

    No action may be taken in the event of theft of personal effects, burglaries or theft of a vehicle.


  • Liability: In accordance with applicable legislation, the Organizer has taken out insurance to cover the financial consequences of its professional liability.

     

    Individual accident: It is recommended that participants who are not licensed take out an individual accident insurance policy.

     

    Individual cancellation insurance: This optional insurance is the sole responsibility of the participant. No indemnity of any kind whatsoever may be borne by the Organizer in the event of cancellation by the participant, for any reason whatsoever, or in the event of not being present on the day of the race to which he is registered.


  • If circumstances so require, the Organizer reserves the right to change at any time the route, the position of the refueling and chronometric points, to postpone the date and/or times of the Event, to stop the current Event, cancel it or set up a fallback route.

    Any modification of the race route imposed by safety conditions may be implemented by decision of the organisers. They cannot be held responsible for this change, and no refund may be required in the event of a change to the route for safety reasons.

    In case of cancellation of an event for climatic conditions, our organisation will offer registered swimmers two solutions: a refund of the registration (with retention of 10€ of application fee & excluding bank fees), or a postponement for the next edition of the Monte Cristo Challenge (under the same conditions as the original entry, identity of the swimmer/race chosen). If the swimmer chooses a postponement, their spot will be automatically blocked for the next edition, but will not be able to be cancelled afterwards, so no refund will be possible.

     

    Should the Event be cancelled or postponed for any reason beyond the control of the Organizer presenting the characteristics of force majeure as defined by Article 1218 of the Civil Code and by French jurisprudence (decision of the competent administrative authority, bad weather, pandemic or epidemic health reason, security or public policy reason, ...),, the participant may benefit from a postponement of his registration for a similar event of the Organizer at his request without any additional costs, the reimbursement of the registration (price of the cap minus the application fee) which can only occur in the above-mentioned case of annulment for climatic reasons, to the exclusion of any other cause of annulment.

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    VILLAGE & AMENITIES

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    BEFORE & AFTER THE RACE

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