The SWRanking is combined of 4 components
Number of participants
Prize money *
Number of top ranked participants
Number of participating nations
* prize money currency is euro €
The ratio of maximal points that can be gathered is : 35-25-25-15%
With every component there is a minimum number of points the race gets, and a maximum limit.
These are as follows:
This means that every race that counts towards the rankings gets at least 6 but not more than 20 points
Based on these informations we automatically rank the strength of an event.
The final categorization happens every time after the race, when the details of the race are known exactly, not before!