NukeLeeUs Cross-Country Championships

Rules & Regulations

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Rules! Without them, we’d live with the animals.
— Winston, John Wick Chapter 2

Please read all the rules and regulations clearly. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations of NCCC could lead to termination of registration without any refunds. Any attempt to mislead / misinform NCCC such as through false documents, would lead to direct disqualification and will attract further action as per the law. Feel free to contact us if you need any clarifications. NCCC is a team event and no solo participation is allowed.

Definitions

Event - NukeLeeUs Cross-Country Championship, also abbreviated as NCCC.
Organiser - the legal entity, NukeLeeUs Movement Private Limited and associate entity, iRun Sports Management Private Limited.
Sponsor - all entities directly or indirectly assisting the Organiser.
Participant - a natural person who has registered for participation in the Event in a manner permitted by the Organiser.
Team - team of 8 Participants that is permitted by the Organiser to take part in the Event. 

Eligibility

  • Only bonafide, full time student, who is enrolled for a degree or diploma course which is of a minimum duration of three academic years and whose examination is conducted by the college subsequent to passing the 12th class examination under the 10+2 pattern of education by a recognized Board of Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary conducted in India or an equivalent examination shall be eligible to participate in the Event.
  • Casual students, external students, students enrolled in less than three year courses or enrolled in correspondence courses are not allowed to take part in the event.
  • Participant must be born after 1st January 1997 to take part in the Event.
  • Participant can be part of only one team. 
  • All the Participants in a team must be from the same college. No cross college teams or the team with students from different college will be allowed. This will be an automatic disqualification. 
  • Participants will have to submit copy of college identity card having photograph of the participant, government approved identity with address such as Aadhaar Card, Passport and Driving License and College Enrollment/Admission Letter.

Ranking

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Ranking Individuals

Only the Participants who finish the run will be ranked. Ranking of individuals will be based on Mat Timings taken through Timing Chip of each Participant. Mat Timing is the difference between the time registered on the Finish mat and the time registered on the Start mat. The Participant must cross all the timings mats on the race course. Ranking Individuals will NOT be based on the order in which Participants finish the race. 

Ranking Teams

Only the teams in which all 8 runners finish the run will be ranked. Team scores will be determined by summing the points of top 6 finishing runners on each team. The points of each runner is equal to his/her finish rank. First place gets 1 point, second place gets 2 points, and so on. Teams are ranked in the reverse order of their scores. The team with lowest score is ranked first. 

 

Prizes

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All the original documents must be shown to the Organiser to receive the prize money. The prizes will be awarded only after proper due diligence by the Organiser, which will include checking with the college to ensure fairness to all the Participants. Only the ranked Teams and Participants are eligible for prizes. Below prizes are same for both Categories - Women and Men. Apart from the fastest teams, fastest finishers will also receive prizes. The prize winners in Individual category could be from a team that has won a prize in the Team category.

Team Prizes:

1st Place: ₹ 2,00,000 (25,000X8)
2nd Place: ₹ 1,20,000 (15,000X8)
3rd Place: ₹ 80,000 (10,000X8)

Individual Prizes:

1st Place: ₹ 25,000
2nd Place: ₹ 15,000
3rd Place: ₹ 10,000

Below prizes are open to all the students of colleges that are taking part in the Event. The last date of submitting your entries for the below prizes is 30th September. These should cover team training and preparations for NCCC. Apart from the below awards, these best submissions will be showcased during the Conclave and on other online platforms. 

Best Movie:

Trophies and certificates for best 3 submissions.

Best Blog/Article/Podcast:

Trophies and certificates for best 3 submissions.

Best Photograph(s):

Trophies and certificates for best 3 submissions.

Best Team Logo:

Trophies and certificates for best 3 submissions.

The Organiser reserves the rights to modify or cancel the prizes without any prior notification. 

Official Decision

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Length of the Course

The Length of the Course for the Event is 5 kilometers for both categories - Women and Men.  

Official Decision

In case of a factual situation that is not covered by the rules, the Race Director is the absolute and final authority to take a decision that he deems just. In the interest of fair play, the Race Director may amend or repeal any of the above rules and decide on the matter as he deems appropriate. The Race Director’s decisions will be final and binding on all Participants, their representatives and all persons associated with the race. There is no provision of appeal from the decisions made by the Race Director. 

Unsporting Conduct

The Participant must at all times show respect to fellow Participants, the Organiser, the Sponsor and all personals associated with the Event. Participants and their representatives are responsible for their conduct at all times and must endeavor to prevent disorderly conduct before, during or after the Event. NCCC has no tolerance policy against racism, sexism and bullying of any kind. 

Use of Banned Substance

The use of performance-enhancing drugs (doping) is prohibited. The Participant who is found to have used such banned substances, whether through a positive drugs test, the biological passport system, an investigation or public admission, will be disqualified from the Event without any refund and could face further penalties. For complete list of banned susbtance, please refer - WADA List

Prohibited Advertising

There shall be no advertising through apparel, printed media, billboards, radio or television by the Team in context of NCCC that includes fast food, soft drinks, beer, wine, liquor, tobacco, political parties or candidates or any other advertising contrary to the philosophy of the NCCC. It is responsibility of teams to check with NCCC before entering in any sponsorships/endorsement agreement. Failing to do so could result in disqualification from current and future NCCC events. 

Fit to Participate and Participation Risk

The Participant must be of, and must train to, an appropriate level of fitness to participate in such a physically demanding event and the Participant obtain a medical clearance from a registered medical practitioner, allowing the participant to participate in the Event. The Participant waive all claims of whatsoever nature against the Event, the Sponsor, the Organiser, and all the directors, employees, agents and representatives of all or any of the aforementioned including, but not limited to, any claims that might result from the participant participating in the event and whether on account of illness, injury, death or otherwise. If the Participant is injured or taken ill or otherwise suffer any detriment whatsoever, the Participant hereby irrevocably authorize the Event officials and the Organiser to, at the Participant’s own risk and cost, transport the to a medical facility and/or to administer emergency medical treatment and the Participant waive all claims that might result from such transport and/or treatment or delay or deficiency therein. The Participant shall pay or reimburse to the Organiser all medical and emergency expenses and the Participant hereby authorize/s the Organiser to incur the same. The Participant shall provide to the Organiser such medical data relating to the Participant as they may request. The Participant agree that nothing herein shall oblige the Event officials or the Organiser or any other person to incur any expense or to provide any transport or treatment. In case of any illness or injury caused to the Participant or death suffered by the Participant due to any force majeure event including but not limited to fire, riots or other civil disturbances, earthquakes, storms, typhoons or any terrorist act, none of the Sponsor, the Organiser or the persons, officials or volunteers of the Sponsor and the Organiser or any persons or entities associated with the Event or the directors, employees, agents or representatives of all or any of the aforementioned shall be held liable by the Participant or the Participant’s representatives.

Force Majeure

For reasons of force majeure the Organiser can decide to cancel the Event at short notice. If the Event is cancelled because of force majeure no new date will be set; the next Event will take place a year later. In this case no entry fees and additional orders will be refunded to the Participant. The Organiser is not liable for any costs incurred by the Team if the Event has to be cancelled because of force majeure.

Changing a Participant in a Team and Ticket Cancellation

Once registered, team ticket can not be cancelled or transferred and no refunds will be made. There shall be no refunds made to the Participant by the Organizer if the Participant is unable to take part on race day due to unavoidable circumstances like injury or illness. However, there can be two changes made to the team by 30th September 2018. For any such changes, please email us with the registration details. Any new Participant is subject to Eligibility Criteria mentioned above.

Right to Use of Media

The Participant give free permission for the free use of his/her name, voice or picture in any broadcast, telecast, advertising promotion or other account of the Event. No media team or individual, producer, director, wanting to take photographs or film any portion of the race or about the race can do so, without prior permission from the Organiser. The concerned person or team will also be required to sign an AGREEMENT for Still Photography, Filming Rights, Copyright, Licensing and Distribution.

Applicable Law; Consent to Jurisdiction

By completing this Event registration, both the Participant and the Event agree that the statutes and laws of India, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to this Event registration, this Agreement and Waiver, the Terms of Use. The Participant agree that exclusive authority for any dispute with respect to the Event resides in the courts of Delhi, India and the Participant further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Delhi in connection with any dispute including any claim involving the Event, the Sponsor, the Organiser or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors.