Career and Transition Fund

Application form and regulations

WHAT is the Training and Conversion Fund?
- It's a financial aid granted to riders to help them when they leave professional cycling.
- It was created during the 2002 season and has been managed by the CPA since 2011. Since 2023, it has been financed by a fee paid by race organizers.


WHEN do I access the Fund?
- During the three years following the last period of activity in professional road cycling and after application for access and validation of the file.


WHERE can the Fund be accessed?
- By contacting the addresses indicated on the website and submitting a series of completed and signed forms that will be provided, together with other supporting and identifying documents.


WHO can access the Fund?
Candidates must meet the following conditions:
- Have finished their professional career in the three seasons preceding the year for which payment is requested.
- Have been a member of a team in the current World Team or Pro Team categories, or their equivalent designations, for at least five seasons since 2002.
- Have raced a minimum of thirty race days over five seasons in GT, WT, ProSeries and Class 1 races or their equivalent designations since 2002.
- Not to have been sanctioned since the 2002 season for one year or more in a UCI cycling discipline, and if this is not the case, to meet the above conditions from the time when the sanction ended.

VERY IMPORTANT: In accordance with the Regulations, new requests for access to the Fund in 2024 can be made until next February 29th.


To request the Transition Fund application form and the new regulation click here

Xavier Jan - CPA Treasurer, Prize money and Transition Fund working group manager -
Lorenzo Cipres - Transition Fund working group officer -

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