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COVID-19 prevention measures

COVID-19 prevention measures at ANA Niseko Classic

This event will be held in accordance with the Hokkaido Cycling Federation's "Manual for Prevention of COVID-19".
Please read and agree to the following before entering Niseko Classic will take the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
We would like to kindly ask all to cooperate and nderstanding to operate a safe event.


  1. Event cancel
    The event will be cancelled if the event organizer judges that there is a "state of emergency" declaration in Japan or similar situation.
    In such cases, the entry fee will be refunded in accordance with cancellation policy.
    *Please note that the venue/course/race related matters may be subject to change due to circumstances of the government, local government, or region.

  2. Event participation requirements
    Riders are required to follow all COVID-19 prevention measures, such as wearing a mask and sanitize your hands. If riders do not follow, he/she will not be allowed to participate.

  3. Submission of "Health check sheet"
    The "Health Check Sheet" is a self-reporting sheet which you are required to fill out your name, address, activity history for two weeks prior to the date of the event, physical condition, body tempreture etc,. This information will be used for organiser to check rider's eligibility in participating in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Japan Sports Agency.
    *If you do not submit this form, or if you fill it out falsely, you will not be allowed to participate.

    The "Health Check Sheet" will be accepted by filling out the online form which will be send from organiser to participants.
    After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail, which you are required to show at the reception desk.
    If organiser judges you have a high risk of COVID-19 infection based on your health checl sheet, therefore, *PCR test or vaccination are recommended (not required).

  4. Body tempreture and participation refusal
    Body tempreture check will be operated when entering venue.
    September 10, 2021
    > Niseko Grand Hirafu main venue gate...Reception
    September 11, 2021
    > Niseko Grand Hirafu main venue gate...Reception
    > Time Trial start area gate...Time trial race start
    September 12, 2021
    Niseko Grand Hirafu main venue gate...150km road race start
    Rankoshi venue...85km road race start

    *If you are found to have a fever when you arrive at the venue gate, you will not be allowed to enter the venue or participate in the event, regardless of whether or not you are infected with COVID-19. In this case, the entry fee will not be refunded.

  5. Notes when entering venues and during race
    Participants who are confirmed to have a normal body temperature will be given a wristband, valid for the day, to wear on their wrist as proof of completion of the test. Please wear the wristband to enter venues.
    Please also be sure to sanitize your hands provided at each venue and reception.


  6. Private policy
    From the viewpoint of preventing the spread of COVID-19, we may submit information including health check sheets, to government agencies etc only when they request it. In that case, we will submit personal information in an appropriate manner.

  7. Cancel policy
    - From entyr open to August 11 ... 50% refund and T shirts
    - From August 12 to August 26 ... 30% refund and T shirts
    - From August 27 to September 9 ... No refund and T shirts

  8. Festival
    To reduce contact opportunities, there will be no food and beverage booths, festival events, etc. Only mechanic support/bike related booth, merchandise tent will be provided.

  9. Updates on this article
    Please note that this measures may be updated or changed without any notice.