Scoring Points

The Velogames Fantasy Tour Down Under 2017 runs a detailed scoring system, designed to accurately rate each rider's achievements during each stage and in the final standings.

Points are scored at the end of each stage and also for the final overall positions in the main rider classification at the end of the race.

DAILY POINTS FROM STAGE ONE ONWARDS

Daily Points are scored for each of the six stages of Fantasy Tour Down Under 2017.

Stage Result - Individual stages

The leading 15 riders in each stage score the following points.

PositionPoints
1st150
2nd120
3rd100
4th90
5th80
6th70
7th60
8th50
9th40
10th30
11th25
12th20
13th15
14th10
15th5


Daily General Classification

The leading 20 riders in the General Classification standings after each stage score points.

PositionPoints
1st25
2nd22
3rd20
4th18
5th16
6th15
7th14
8th13
9th12
10th11
11th10
12th9
13th8
14th7
15th6
16th5
17th4
18th3
19th2
20th1


Daily Sprints Classification

The leading 6 riders overall in the Sprints Classification standings after each stage score points.

PositionPoints
1st10
2nd6
3rd4
4th3
5th2
6th1


Daily Mountains Classification

The leading 6 riders overall in the Mountains Classification standings after each stage score points.

PositionPoints
1st10
2nd6
3rd4
4th3
5th2
6th1


Intermediate Sprint

Each road stage has up to two nominated intermediate sprints along the route. The leading 3 riders at each of these points score fantasy points. This scoring category will reward both breakaway riders and also those riders going for a high placing in the points jersey standings.

PositionPoints
1st10
2nd5
3rd2


King of Mountains Summit - First category climb

Points are awarded over the top of the classified King of Mountains climbs in this year's race. The leading 6 riders across the summit of each first category climb score fantasy points.

PositionPoints
1st10
2nd8
3rd6
4th4
5th2
6th1


King of Mountains Summit - Second category climb

Points are awarded over the top of the classified King of Mountains climbs in this year's race. The leading 4 riders across the summit of each second category climb score fantasy points.

PositionPoints
1st6
2nd4
3rd2
4th1


Breakway Points

Breakaway points are awarded to riders who are in the lead break at the Feed Zone on each day, or at half-distance if no Feed Zone is indicated on the stage route map. A breakaway will be defined as a group of 20 riders or less, with a measurable gap of five seconds to any groups behind them.

PositionPoints
Each rider10


Assists - Teammate stage positions

These points are awarded to riders who have a team rider finish in the top 3 of the stage results. Riders must start the stage to score points. No stage assist points are awarded for Individual or Team Time Trial stages.

PositionPoints
1st6
2nd4
3rd2


Assists - Teammate General Classification positions

These points are awarded to riders who have a team rider in the top 3 of GC at the end of each stage. Riders must start the stage to score points. No GC assist points are awarded for Individual Time Trial stages, but they are awarded after the Team Time Trial.

PositionPoints
1st6
2nd4
3rd2


Assists - Overall Team Classification positions

These points are awarded to riders whose team is in the Top 3 of the Teams Classification at the end of each stage. Riders must start the stage to score points. No team classification assist points are awarded for Individual Time Trial stages, but they are awarded after the Team Time Trial.

PositionPoints
1st6
2nd4
3rd2


END-OF-TOUR POINTS

Final Overall General Classification

These points are given out in addition to the Daily points given out for GC positions after the final stage.

PositionPoints
1st300
2nd220
3rd180
4th160
5th150
6th140
7th130
8th120
9th110
10th100
11th95
12th90
13th85
14th80
15th75
16th70
17th65
18th60
19th55
20th50
21st45
22nd40
23rd35
24th30
25th25
26th20
27th15
28th10
29th5
30th2


Final Sprints Classification

These points are given out in addition to the Daily points given out for sprints classification positions after the final stage.

PositionPoints
1st60
2nd50
3rd40
4th35
5th30
6th25
7th10
8th15
9th10
10th5


Final Mountains Classification



These points are given out in addition to the Daily points given out for mountains classification positions after the final stage.

PositionPoints
1st60
2nd50
3rd40
4th35
5th30
6th25
7th10
8th15
9th10
10th5


Final Teams Classification

These points are given out in addition to the Daily points given out for Assists for the final stage.

PositionPoints
1st30
2nd20
3rd15
4th10
5th5