All Trophies

This section is under development, and is in the process of being transferred from the Constitution page. We apologize for any inconsistency that has arisen during this process and would be grateful to be advised of it here.

10.1     Racer of the Year Award. Awarded for the most significant achievement of the year (September – August) in any mass start competitive cycling discipline. The award shall be decided on a vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nominations must be presented to the Committee Meeting prior to the AGM, from which process not more than three names will be selected.

10.2   The Boakes and Lew Morris Trophy. Awarded for the most significant achievement of the year (September – August) in the Time Trial (TT) discipline. The award shall be decided on a vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nominations must be presented to the Committee Meeting prior to the AGM, from which process not more than three names will be selected.

10.3   Best All Rounder Competitions

10.3.1  The Club B.A.R. Time Trial Champion – The Judd Trophy

Shall be decided by the order of averages of the best average speeds at 50 and 100 miles and 12 hour time trials, recorded in Club, Association or Open Events. All riders qualifying for the above shall receive a medal.

10.3.2  The Club B.A.R. Runner-Up Trophy

To the Club member who is second in the Club B.A.R. contest.

10.3.3  The Club Short Distance B.A.R. Time Trial Champion – Short Distance B.A.R. Trophy

Shall be decided by the order of averages of the best average speed at two ‘’10’’ and two ‘’25’’ mile time trials. At least one ‘’10’’ mile time trial must be a Club event.

10.3.4  The Club Ladies Short Distance B.A.R. Time Trial Champion – Prestbury Cancer Committee Perpetual Trophy. Shall be decided by the order of averages of the best average speed at two ‘’10’’ and two ‘’25’’ mile time trials, recorded in Club, Association or Open Events.

10.3.5  The Club Junior B.A.R. Time Trial Champion – The Junior B.A.R. cup

Shall be decided by the order of averages of the best average speeds at two ‘’10’’ and two ‘’25’’ mile time trials, recorded in Gloucester City CC club events, Association or any Open events. Junior as defined by paragraph 5.4 above.

10.4   Road Race Trophies

10.4.1  The Club Road Race Champion – The Idris David Trophy

To the Club Road Race Champion, being the Club rider gaining the most points from their best six performances based upon: – 1st – 6 points; 2nd – 5 points; 3rd – 4 points; 4th – 3 points; 5th – 2 points; 6th – 1 point. All qualifying races must be open to First Category riders.

If no rider claims under rule 9.2.1 then the LVRC series of races will serve as a substitute.  3 races to count (points awarded as in rule 9.2.1).  Absolute placing in race to count (i.e. no categories).  In the event of a tie then the older rider during the racing season (Mar/Sep) to count.

10.4.2  The Prestbury Cancer Centenary Trophy

Awarded to the best placed Club rider in the Cotswold Cycle Racing League series.

10.5   Time Trial Trophies are awarded as follows:

10.5.1  Winner of the TG Hall Open – The TG Hall Memorial Cup

To the overall winner of the TG Hall Memorial Open time trial.

10.5.2  Handicap winner of the TG Hall Open – The TG Hall Handicap Cup

To the member of this Club or of the Speedwell B.C. of Birmingham who is placed highest in the handicap results of the TG Hall Memorial Open time trial. If the event is not handicapped then it will be awarded to the highest placed Club member as above.

10.5.3  Winner of the ‘Autumn 25’ – The Dr WT Henry Trophy

To the overall solo winner of the Autumn Open ‘’25’’ time trial.

10.5.4  Fastest 100 – The AG Faers Memorial Cup

To the Club member recording the fastest time at a 100 mile time trial during the season.

10.5.5  Fastest 50 – The Halford Cup

To the Club member recording the fastest time at a 50 mile time trial during the season.

10.5.6  Fastest 25 – The Limbrick Cup

To the Club member recording the fastest time at a 25 mile time trial during the season.

10.5.7  Fastest Club event 25 – The Ewart Smith Trophy

To the Club member recording the fastest time in a Gloucester City CC Club event 25 mile time trial during the season.

10.5.8  Fastest Junior 10 – The Lewis Morris Memorial Trophy

To the Junior Club member recording the fastest time in a 10 mile time trial during the season.

10.5.9  Three Cities Reliability Ride – The Boakes Shield

To the Club member who records the fastest solo time in the Three Cities Reliability Ride.

There shall be no restriction on machine or clothing other than except that recumbent or similar machines are not allowed.

10.5.10  The Dan Knight Trophy

To the winning Club member of the Evening ‘’10s’’ Competition. A medal is also presented by the Club to the highest placed Junior and Juvenile. Points are awarded for placings in designated events down to 8th place and for best improvements on Personal Best times (or failing improvements then closest to) based on the Club ‘10’ course down to 8th  place. The winner of the competition is the Club member accumulating the greatest number of points in the season. Six Club ‘10’s’ are designated as Dan Knight ‘10s’, only the best four events to count. Riders must enter at least four events to be considered.

10.5.11  The WG Gray Veterans Standard Trophy

To the winner over 25, 50 and 100 mile time trials on Standard.

10.5.12  The Pete Read Memorial Trophy

The Pete Read Memorial Trophy may be awarded to a Veteran GCCC club member qualifying by virtue of completing at least two 10-mile and two 25-mile rides from any GCCC, Association or Open events or combinations thereof subject to the following rules;

  1. Club members wishing to be considered for this trophy should submit their best times for two 10-mile and two 25-mile events achieved in the current season giving their age on the date that each time was achieved.
  2. All Speeds in rules (3) and (4) below will be be calculated by dividing Distance (in miles) by Time (in exact hours) giving each result correct to three decimal places.
  3. Each On-standard Speed [OSS] shall be calculated by reference to the Standard Age/Distance table from the current VTTA Handbook.
  4. Each Actual Event Speed [AES] shall be calculated for each of the four events.
  5. The greatest Arithmetic Mean of the four [AES minus OSS] speeds shall determine the winner.

The following illustrative examples may assist in showing the above practically (all working figures shown to 3 decimal places). In this set of examples, Example 2 at 1.232 beats Example 1 at 1.125.

Example 1 – Male aged 60 then 61 as the season progresses. Arithmetic Mean Speed Difference for this rider =  (2.065+2.461-0.279+0.254)/4 =+1.125

Event 10 (1) 10 (2) 25 (1) 25 (2)
Time 25m 14s 24m 54s 1hr 11m 17s 1hr 9m 48s
AES 10÷((25/60)+(14/3600)) = 23.778 24.1 25÷((71/60)+(17/3600)) = 21.043 21.49
Event Age 60 61 60 61
Standard (in 2015) 27m 38s 27m 44s 1hr 10m 21s

1hr 10m 38s

 

OSS 21.71 21.64 21.32 21.24
AES – OSS 2.07 2.46 -0.28 -0.25

 

Example 2 – Female aged 52 then 53 for the 4th counting event. Arithmetic Mean Speed Difference for this rider = (2.968+3.187-0.608-0.621)/4= +1.232

Event 10 (1) 10 (2) 25 (1) 25 (2)
Time 25m 24s 24m 10s 1hr 16m 12s 1hr 16m 30s
AES 10÷((25/60)+(24/3600)) = 23.622 23.84 25÷((76/60)+(12/3600)) = 19.685 19.61
Event Age 52 52 52 53
Standard (in 2015) 29m 03s 29m 03s 1hr 13m 55s

1hr 14m 09s

 

OSS 20.65 20.65 20.29 20.23
AES – OSS 2.968 3.187 -0.608 -0.621

10.5.13  CEBAR Trophy – The Paul Barnard Trophy

To the rider with the most points from the Club CEBAR events. 10 points for first, 9 for second etc. All CEBAR events count. Introduced in 2004. See the CEBAR page for more details.

The calendar of events and counting events are to be agreed with the committee of the Club prior to the start of the season.

10.5.14  CEBAR Junior Trophy

To the Junior Club member with the best average speed from events as detailed above in rule 9.3.13.

10.5.15  CEBAR Veterans – Certificates

Category awards for Veterans doing Club TTs, by age groups 40s, 50s, 60s, 70+.  Minimum of 3 riders to establish a class; if not enough riders in an age group then they can qualify for the lower age (e.g. sole 70+ rider could win award for 60s category).  Awards to be made based on average speed and agreed calendar of events as detailed in 9.3.13 above.

10.5.16  The Roadman’s Hill Climb – Ed Unsworth Trophy

To the fastest Club member on the Roadman’s Hill Climb.

10.6   Other Club Trophies

10.6.1  The TG Hall Clubman Trophy

To the best Clubman (or Clubwoman) of the year. At the General Committee meeting in September of each year, the General Committee shall nominate worthy members. All Club members are to be notified of the Committee’s choice and may vote at the AGM for the candidate they consider should be awarded the Trophy.

10.6.2  Club Runs Points winner – The Dancey Trophy

To the Club member with the best attendance on Club Runs during the Club financial year.  A medal is also presented by the Club to the runner-up.

Points are gained as follows:

  1. You must cycle from the start to the end of a section of an official club ride in the company of the club ride to gain 1 point. Riding with the ‘Social’ group, the ‘Sports’ group or the ‘Training’ group will all count.
  2. The first section of a ride is from Kings Square (or accommodation venue on tour) to a refreshment stop (café, pub, etc.), where some kind of refreshment MUST be taken.
  3. Subsequent sections are from refreshment stop to refreshment stop, the number of which has no limit, however 4 on any ride day is the recommended maximum.
  4. No point is awarded from the last refreshment stop to the end of the ride (i.e. to get home).
  5. A nominal point may be obtained by carrying out official duties for a club event on a club ride day.
  6. The season runs from 1st September to 31st August and the winner is the person with the most points.

10.6.3  Junior Club Rides Points winner – The Jim Burnett Trophy

To the Junior Club member with the best attendance on Club Rides during the Club financial year.

10.6.4  Bruce’s Bonus

To the Club member with the most punctures on Club Rides during the Club financial year.  A record to be kept in the Runs Book.

10.6.5  The Gibb Shield

To the Club member who is the winner of the Social Competition, being a series of events which will be indicated on the Rides List.  To be held during the Club financial year.  A medal is also presented by the Club to the runner-up and to the Junior with the highest points total as above (not being the winner).

The Minimum number of events held to be four. When there are five or four events the number to count shall be one less than the number held. When there are six or more the number to count shall be two less than the number held. Points will be awarded as follows: 1st 30 points ; 2nd 27 points ; 3rd 25 points ; 4th 24 points ; 5th 23 points, etc. The organiser of an event shall receive 25 points for that event.

The winner of the Social Competition will be the member with the highest points total after all qualifying events have been held.

10.6.6  The Three Cities Roadman’s Shield

To the fastest club member in the Three Cities Reliability Ride with the following restrictions:

No time trial cycles, No aero helmets, Wheels rims no deeper than 35mm (excluding tyres), No skinsuits and no clip on or other aero tri-bars . The general theme is to encourage more riders on ‘road bikes’. Riders not  complying with these restrictions may ride but will not be eligible for a prize. There shall be no other  restriction on machines other than no recumbent or similar machines.

10.6.7  Best Overseas Tour – The Gouda Trophy

To the best Overseas touring ride by a Club member in the financial year just finished.  At the General Committee meeting in September of each year, the General Committee shall nominate worthy Club members. All Club members are to be notified of the Committee’s choice and may vote at the AGM for the candidate they consider should be awarded the Trophy.

10.6.8  Best UK Tour – The McLeod Trophy

To the best UK touring ride by a Club member in the financial year just finished.  At the General Committee meeting in September of each year, the General Committee shall nominate worthy Club members. All Club members are to be notified of the Committee’s choice and may vote at the AGM for the candidate they consider should be awarded the Trophy.