USA Roller Sports announces the inclusion of a World Inline Cup as part of the World Class division at the US National Indoor Speed Championships. The World Cup division is integrated with the World Class division at the US Indoor National Championships and all participants must be members of USA Roller Sports.
A. The World Cup is an open entry event at the US Indoor Inline National Championships. Any Foreign athlete that has represented their country at the FIRS World Championships in a World Class or Junior division, will be required to skate the World Cup division if they wish to skate at the US Indoor Inline National Championships.
B. Competitive uniform restrictions on clubs for indoor speed competitions do not apply to the World Cup entries. Skaters may wear their sponsor’s colors and uniform design.
C. Cash prizes will be awarded. Any skater refusing to race without a verified injury once any race has been completed in the event may forfeit any cash awards earned for the entire contest at the discretion of the Meet Director for unsportsmanlike conduct.
D. All races will be on the standard USARS 100m track. The 500m sprint will have 6 on the line for the final event. The 1500m event will be a standard race with heats, semis, and 6 on the line for the final event. The 5000m will be an elimination race with unannounced prime laps. Random bell laps with last skater eliminated the second time across the timing line after the bell. Skaters will be eliminated down to 6 for the final 3 laps, lapped skaters will be distanced and a bell lap eliminated. There will be 18 in the final with a rolling start seeded by random draw. Elimination heats when required will be 3000m, rolling start seeded by random draw, no prime laps, random bell laps with the last skater eliminated the second time across the timing line after the bell. Lapped skaters will be distanced and a bell lap eliminated. The final elimination will be at the end of the last lap.