Find The Most Creative Way To Write TUR, Experience TUR With Cyclists

22/02/2014  //     //  Road Bike News

Find the most creative way to write “TUR” which is the shorter version of local name of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, take its photo and upload to official webpage! The owner of the most Liked “TUR” will be invited to one of the stage of the 50th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey as Organisations VIP guest to follow the TUR in the race convoy and witness the competition among the cyclists.

Why TUR?
Three biggest cycling stage races of road cycling, namely “Grand Tours”, are also called by the shorter version of the local name of the event which mean “tour” in the country’s own language. For instance, while “le tour” is popular in France, Italians used the shorter version as “Giro”. Similarly in Spain “Vuelta” is widely used to refer to Tour of Spain. In sum, both words mean “tour” like “TUR” in Turkey. The other example of the meaningful usage is the IOC’s (International Olympic Committee) country codes where “TUR” is used to refer the Republic of Turkey.


For the Winner; Return airplane ticket, two-night full board accommodation, and transfers from and to the race venue will be covered by the organization committee except visa and/or passport application costs.


Important Dates, Application and Evaluation Process

20 February – 20 March: Participants upload their creative TUR photos to our webpage together with name, surname and required contact information.

25 March: After preliminary selection made by the Evaluation Committee, 50 most creative photos will be voted on by the visitors of our webpage.

25 March – 5 April: Online voting will be commenced on 25 March and will continue till at 23:59 (local time) on 5 April 2014.

6 April: The winner with the highest number of votes will be announced at our webpage and TUR’s social media accounts. Organization committee contacts with the winner through the information provided during application.

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