Fight for Jersey 2021 – Info & Rules

Slovenian Zwift League Fight for Jersey 2021 edition is a points-based race serié with 11 races over a 11 week period in A, B, C, D and E category group. Races will be held every Sunday at 10.30 AM CET, starting from the 17th of January till the 28th of March 2021. Everyone is welcome to take part and participate, score points in a single race or entire series.

Group categories and start times

We use standard zwiftpower.com category limits which are based on 95% of your Peak20min power output:

A category: > 4.0 W/kg

B category: 3.2 – 3.99 W/kg

C category: 2.5 – 3.19 W/kg

D category: < 2.49 W/kg

E category: ladies only

Starting times are separated per categories:

A category + 0 minutes

B category + 1 minute

C, D and E category + 2 minutes

Generally, your profile data at zwiftpower.com (abbreviated as ZP) determines in which category you should race. ZP continuously monitors your performance and calculates your Category on a rolling base for the last 90 days (~3 months).

If you are new and didn’t participate in an event on Zwift yet or don’t know your category yet, use 95% of your best 20-minute effort and divide it by your weight in kilograms and pick the correct category.

Example: 73 kg heavy rider has recorded his Peak20min effort during all-out climbing @289watts.

Category => (289W x 0.95) / 73kg = 3.76 W/kg => Cat

Important note: We are 100% dependent on ZP monitoring and their statistical service. This also means that if you get upgraded by ZP during the league, you will be upgraded in the points system and start with zero points in a higher Category. If you are close to the Category limit, and you are not a very experienced Zwifter or long-time rider familiar with your power output, we recommend choosing a higher Category. It can be heartbreaking if you simply improve during League, with your heart pumping more blood, lungs extracting more Oxygen, and legs pushing pedals stronger and get filtered from results, relegated to a higher Category with a new start from Zero.

Points system and Leaders jersey (the dress code)

The best 9 races out of 11 will count in the general classification (GC) and points classification (PC) standings. To score points rider must finish the stage and be listed in ZP results.

General classification:

Result at the finish line counts toward GC. First over the line in each category score points in descending order: 100, 99, 98,….., 2, 1 point(s).

In case of an equal amount of points in GC between two riders, then PC score is the second denominator. Rider with higher PC score will wear yellow, since higher points score means higher activation during stages.

Leaders jersey: we kindly ask the current Leader of the GC competition to wear a special Yellow jersey reserved only for the race leader with yellow socks for the time of his leadership in this event. It is a unique privilege, obligation, and the burden of visibility that comes along with leadership. All current leaders from every group will also have special privilege with a yellow beacon assigned during their leadership.

Rest of the field: we kindly ask you to and avoid wearing a Yellow CRCA jersey and yellow socks for the time of this event. With yellow avoidance, you show respect to the leader and his special privilege. But do not hesitate to attack and grab the jersey for the next stage if you can!

Instruction: during ingame press P button on your keyboard and write “CRCANYC” code. This unlocks this yellow jersey. Now go into the garage and change your jersey before race.

Points classification (PC):

The first 10 riders over the line on Prime banners score points in descending order: 10,9,8,.2,1 points (s). In case of an equal amount of points in PC between two leading riders, then the GC standing will be the second denominator. The rider standing higher in GC grabs the Red yersey.

Leaders jersey: we kindly ask the current Leader of the PC competition to wear a special Red jersey reserved only for the race leader with red socks for the time of his leadership in this event. It is a unique privilege, obligation, and the burden of visibility that comes along with leadership. All current leaders from every group will also have special privilege with a red beacon assigned during their leadership.

Rest of the field: we kindly ask you to and avoid wearing a red Bike and Beer jersey and red socks for the time of this event. With red avoidance, you show respect to the leader and his special privilege. But do not hesitate to attack and grab the jersey for the next stage if you can!

Instruction: during ingame press P button on your keyboard and write “BIKEANDBEER” code. This unlocks this red jersey. Now go into the garage and change your jersey before race.

Jersey hierarchy

In case of leading in both competitions, general and points competition, than yellow jersey is higher ranked jersey and leader should wear yellow jersey. In this case, red jersey should be weared by the second placed rider in GC ranking.

Mandatory requirements and Race settings

  1. Heart rate monitor and correct HR data.

2. Smart trainer or power meter only. No speed pod only participants, no dumb trainer or roller participant!

3. Participants must be registered on Zwiftpower.com with obligatory OPT-IN in zwift.com Profile. How to register and opt-in (instructions): Link 1, Link 2.

4. No power-ups.