Awards

At El Tour everyone is a winner and all finishers earn special medallion which is given on ride day.  Your finish time will tell which medallion you earned:

106-mile Rio Nuevo El Tour Event
ETT 104 medallion times

 

 

 

Learn more about Platinum designation

Please remember the course closes at 5:00pm!

76-mile El Tour:
all finishers receive a Gold medallion

54-mile El Tour:
all finishers receive a Gold Medallion

37-mile Tucson Orthopaedic Institute/Select OrthoDME Solutions El Tour:
all finishers receive a Gold Medallion

28-mile Town of Marana El Tour:
all finishers receive a Gold Medallion

Bike Patrol:  All patrollers receive a special Bike Patrol medallion

Tucson Medical Center El Tour Fun Ride presented by McDonald’s:
all finishers receive a special Fun Ride medallion.

Indoor El Tour:
Finishers may receive a special Indoor medallion

HOW OUR EVENTS ARE TIMED
At ALL Perimeter Bicycling events we use GUN TIME, that is, the clock for everyone starts when the “gun goes off.”  Your time is recorded from the moment the gun goes off to the moment your timing chip crosses the finish line.


Every year, El Tour presents special awards to individuals, groups and even families in recognition of unique accomplishments. 

Conqs.SW.4CThe  CONQUISTADOR TROPHY is our most prestigious symbol and is presented to select award recipients as noted below.  Easiest way to earn one?  Raise $1,000 or more for one of El Tour’s charitable beneficiaries!

On ride day watch for the Grand Cycling Awards Ceremony in segments throughout the day starting at 12:30pm awarding the 1st – 3rd place men and women in the 106 mile event.  Check out the full schedule here.

Pizza Hut Treasure ChestPIZZA HUT
Filled with gifts and prizes worth over $3,000, the Pizza Hut Treasure Chest Raffle is for those who turn in contributions of $3,000 or more for El Tour’s primary beneficiary, Easterseals.  Each person who raises $3,000-$4999 will receive one (1) entry into the Treasure Chest Raffle.  Those who turn in $5,000 & more will receive one (1) entry into the raffle for every $1,000 turned in.  All contributions must be turned in by November 17, 2017.   The Treasure Chest includes:
    a new bicycle (brand and value TBA)
    two Polar Bottles
    Free entry into future Perimeter Bicycling events
    one cycling kit for El Tour (Jersey, shorts, socks)
    one framed 2017 El Tour poster
    one annual membership to Perimeter Bicycling
    and more!  Check back to see the expanded list!

Generation Award
A Certificate of Accomplishment is presented to the parent/child combination finishing on single bicycles with the best average time in the 106-mile event. The parent/child combination does not have to be adult/minor.  Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Grand Generation Award
A Certificate of Accomplishment is presented to the grandparent/grandchild combination finishing on single bicycles with the best average time in the 106-mile event. The combination does not have to be adult/minor.  Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Triple Generation Award
A Certificate of Accomplishment is presented to the grandparent/parent/child combination finishing on single bicycles with the best average time in the 106-mile event. The combination does not have to be adults/minor.  Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Duo Award
A Certificate of Accomplishment is presented to a combination of two individuals who finish the 106-mile event on single bicycles with the best average time. No Tandems/tandem bars. You don’t need to be related; no restrictions on gender.  Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Military Award
An El Tour Conquistador Trophy is presented to the first place individual active duty male and female  in the U.S. Armed Services who ride  106-mile event.  Download the 2016 Special Awards Form HERE

Jim Elliott Inspirational Award
An El Tour Conquistador Trophy is presented to an individual whom society often considers to be unable to participate in an event such as El Tour. This award acknowledges the courage, discipline and determination of the recipient. Participants of any main event distance (106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 mi) will be considered. Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Terry Lorts Diabetes Award
An El Tour Conquistador Trophy is presented to a cyclist who has diabetes and has completed his/her chosen event. Participants of any main event distance (106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 mi) will be considered.  Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

Desert Mountain Insurance Services/ PISA-Pain Institute of Southern Arizona 
Almost El Tour Award   

We appreciate the effort it takes to get to the
START line of El Tour – the dedication to
meet the challenge and the training that
goes with it.  Sometimes circumstances
occur that halt your ride.2016.PimaPain
A unique award is presented to
cyclists who are unable to complete their El Tour
road event due to an injury involving a broken bone.

Family Award
An El Tour Conquistador Trophy is presented to the family with the highest number of points earned through finish time in any main event distance 106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 mi).  There is a three member minimum, but a family may have an unlimited number of riders.  Points are awarded to each member who finishes (based on the list below) and the Family Award will be presented to the family with the highest number of points:

8 Points 106-mile Platinum
7 Points 106-mile Gold
6 Points 106-mile Silver
5 Points 106-mile Bronze
4 points 76-mile event
3 points 54-mile event
2 points 37-mile event
1 point 28-mile event
Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

EL TOUR TEAM AWARDS
A Certificate of Accomplishment is presented to five cyclist-teams with the best cumulative finish times.  All team members must  riding the same distance under one of these categories:
– Business                         – Youth                              – High School
– Community                   – Family                            – Women
Download the 2017 El Tour Awards Reg Form HERE

There are also awards for

Pearl Schiff  Volunteer of the Year
El Tour could not exist without the exceptional individuals who volunteer for the event.  We work with a number of extraordinary volunteers throughout El Tour, and each year recognize a single volunteer who has performed the highest level of support for the event by presenting an El Tour Conquistador Trophy .

Outstanding Bike Patrol
Bike Patrol rides the event with you providing minor mechanical repair,  first aid and moral support.  Tell us about your experience with Bike Patrol during the event – visit the Bike Patrol booth or Info Booth.  The Outstanding Bike Patroler will be awarded
an El Conquistador Trophy.

First – Third Finishers in “Main” Event
the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place individual men and women on road bikes in “main” event distances (106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 mi) receive a Conquistador Trophy.  Check out the Grand Cycling Awards Ceremony schedule to cheer for them on ride day!