A clash of the big guns

Friday, May 26th

With the stakes high in more ways than one, the Critérium du Dauphiné will take the pack from Saint-Etienne to the Plateau de Solaison for its 69th edition between 4th and 11th June. Several... Read more

2017 route: back to the Alpe d'Huez

Thursday, March 16th

The 69th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 4–11) will bring many of the Tour de France favourites head-to-head, pitting them against the fearsome Mont du Chat for the first time in... Read more

2017 Dauphiné : teams selection

Thursday, January 26th

The organisers have chosen the teams that will take part in the 75th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 4-11). Read more

Going all out

Thursday, March 16th

Cycling fans develop a very particular attachment to the history of the places they visit. As a result, the familiar features of the 2017 Dauphiné route are likely to be music to the ears of even... Read more

Dauphiné 2017: Saint-Etienne 70 years on

Tuesday, September 27th

70 years after the birth of the Critérium du Dauphiné, the start of the 2017 edition will take place in Saint-Etienne on June 4, 2017 with a 170km stage on the programme. This will be a race the... Read more

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Partners

Main sponsor

Institutional Partners

Région Auvergne - Rhône Alpes

Official broadcasters

Official media sponsors

Le Dauphiné Libéré France Info France Bleu

Official partners

Savoie Mon+Blanc

Official supplier

LCL, Partner of the Yellow and Blue Jersey

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LCL Banque

LCL is truly committed to cycling and this year it is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Yellow Jersey on the Tour de France.
LCL reinforces its presence throughout the year thanks to internationally renowned cycling races including:

  • Paris-Nice
  • Paris-Roubaix
  • Critérium du Dauphiné
  • Tour de France
  • Paris-Tours

Discover all of LCL’s news on the following social networks:
Facebook : facebook.com/LCL | Twitter : @MaillotjauneLCL | Instagram : @lclbanque

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AUVERGNE – RHÔNE-ALPES REGION, Partner of the red polka dot jersey, Best climber

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Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region is proud to count one of the most outstanding cycle races in the world among its annual sporting events: the Critérium du Dauphiné. Each kilometre of its mountainous route, with the many mountain passes to be climbed and summit finishes, highlights the region’s exceptional natural heritage. With three mountain ranges covering over two thirds of the region, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the mountainous region in France. It thus boasts a unique playground for climbers and all the Tour de France hopefuls. Riders need to demonstrate daring, combativeness and character to win the Critérium.This is why the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, which shares these values of combativeness and courage, rewards the best climber every year with the red polka dot jersey. The Critérium is much more than a legendary race; it is a magnificent showcase of our regions and of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes’s most beautiful landscapes.

auvergnerhonealpes.fr

TISSOT, Official Timekeeper

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Tissot

Cycling is one of the sports to which, Tissot, the number one Swiss traditional watchmaker in terms of volume and a member of the Swatch Group – the world’s largest watch producer and distributor – is most committed. It has been a sponsor of cycling events for over 50 years, including for the Tour de France from 1988 to 1992. Tissot further enhances its commitment by its association to the International Cycling Union (UCI) in 1995. These sponsorships are a mean for Tissot to attract a wide audience of people who can associate themselves with this sport based on endurance and achievement. Further to this partnership, Tissot becomes official timekeeper and sponsor of the World Championships of road, track, mountain bike, BMX and the World Cup Classics track series as well as the Mountain Bike World Cup. Since 2016, Tissot is proud to be back as official timekeeper of the Tour de France, one of the most prestigious road cycling events in the world.

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Ragt semences, Official partner of the stage winner

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RAGT Semences

At the head of a cycling team during two seasons, 2004 and 2005, RAGT Semences and through it farmers, signed its come back in the pack in 2012.
Thanks to its research, RAGT Semences produces seeds for farmers. Its 17 subsidiaries market them all around the world with a hundred of sellers who live daily close to farmers and distributors.
In the agricultural world, RAGT Semences is known especially for its varieties of corn, wheat, sunflower, rape and grasses.
For people, RAGT Semences, are hard wheat varieties used in the manufacturing of pastas of the biggest french brands, but also seeded grass which make global reputation of numerous sports grounds.

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Škoda, Official car and partner of the green jersey

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Škoda

ŠKODA, partner of all cycling fans, is excited to be supporting the peloton once again in 2017!
As the partner of all the passionate cycling fans, ŠKODA is excited to be supporting the peloton once again in 2017!
This year, discover new grounds with the all new ŠKODA KODIAQ.
The ŠKODA KODIAQ makes a strong statement with an impressive combination of powerful design, generous space, great functionality, state-of-the art assistance systems and innovative connectivity solutions. it’s the ideal vehicle for cycling enthusiasts!
With ŠKODA, driving on the roads of Critérium du Dauphiné becomes simply clever!

skoda.fr

Savoie Mont-Blanc, Partner of the white jersey, best young rider

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Savoie Mont-Blanc

Download the Savoie Mont-Blanc cycling app
Available free from the Apple Store and Google Play

The app provides comprehensive information about 325 circuits, divided into three categories (waymarked circuits – long-distance rides – greenways and cycleways). For each route you will find a GPS itinerary, a description, photos, technical details and opening dates for passes. The geolocation function indicates the nearest circuits to where you are staying or where to find cycling-friendly accommodation if you are touring. Other features include information about repair shops, food stores and local club rides. An integrated timing system tells you how long your ride took and allows you to compare your times via social networking sites.

savoie-mont-blanc.com

Dimension Data, Official partner

Dimension Data

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Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help you achieve great things in the digital era. This is a time for greatness. Technology and data hold the key to transforming your business in ways we’re only starting to recognise. Unleash the power of data with digital infrastructure; respond smarter and faster with hybrid cloud; evolve your employee experience with workspaces for tomorrow; risk less while achieving more with cybersecurity; and explore new ways of serving your customers with customer experience. Dimension Data delivers for you wherever you are, at every stage of your technology journey. Accelerate your ambition.

www.dimensiondata.com/BelieveInGreatness dimensiondata.com

Randstad, Official partner

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Randstad

The Randstad Group in France, official partner of Critérium du Dauphiné, is proud to be associated to this legendary race. Faced with the challenges of the labor market, the Randstad Group in France is a major player of the employment market. Specialized in human resources, the Randstad group intervenes on each stage of the professional life. The Randstad group works each day for better knowing the needs of the companies and offering the best solutions to them.

randstad.fr

Ag2r La Mondiale, Official partner

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AG2R La Mondiale

Insurance, health, savings, retirement, social commitment: AG2R La Mondiale is a leading group in the personal insurance field.
We offer all of our 14 million clients tailor-made innovative solutions to safeguard their income, protect their health and cover them in the event of life accidents.
Our presence in all major cities, our commercial network and regional management structure means that our clients can be assured of local attention wherever they are in the country.
A partnership company with a joint and mutual governance structure, we have developed a unique social protection model which combines solidarity and performance.
This unique approach to our profession has encouraged us to be involved in cycling for the last 19 years to promote our values and to support health care by favouring physical exercise.
AG2R LA MONDIALE: the very opposite of every man for himself.

ag2rlamondiale.fr

le coq sportif, Official partner

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le coq sportif

A brand new performance collection

The french brand uses its apparel expertise to serve the Tour de France riders and the most prestigious races of the international calendar by offering highly technical garments and a made-to-measure service.
In 2016, le coq sportif launch the very first apparel performance collection in partnership with le Tour de France, whose label is printed on every product. This new collection is available in le coq sportif shops and e-shop:

lecoqsportif.com

Mavic, Providing assistance during the race

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Mavic

Mavic, your trusted partner for 128 years. Mavic, established in 1889 is a French manufacturer of integrated Wheel-Tyre systems for maximum performance, plus components for discerning cyclists to professional racers. Mavic designs in the Alps in Annecy, France and develops leading innovative technologies for its comprehensive rider’s equipment range. Mavic is also on the road at your side on the largest sportive events with its neutral yellow and black technical assistance. More detailed information on our website at www.mavic.com, Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter channels.
Mavic social networks:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mavic
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maviccycling/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mavic

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GOPRO, Official partner

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GoPro

GoPro is proud to be an official partner of the Tour de France and A.S.O. for the third consecutive year. This partnership brings new perspectives to the most prestigious cycling race in the world and allows fans a closer access to the sport they love than ever before. By mounting cameras to the fastest cyclists worldwide as they take on the 21-stage race, GoPro will be capturing immersive content, putting cycling fans inside the peloton. The smallest, lightest and most versatile GoPro camera enables even professional cyclist to capture their toughest head-to-head battles when every ounce of weight and wind resistance is a factor.
GoPro will be publishing the content on its social channels, providing incredible moments captured across the races. Stay tuned to the GoPro YouTube, Instagram, Facebook channels to experience this year’s most exciting races close up within the peloton.

gopro.com

Le dauphiné libéré, Official media partner

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Le Dauphiné Libéré

Since its first edition on 12th of June 1947, the Critérium du Dauphiné has been very closely linked to the history of paper, providing a wonderful sounding board for the race through its sports pages.
In the first days of June, the race founded by Georges Cazeneuve will criss-cross the roads of our region, from the Alpine massifs to the Rhône Valley, a route marked with the outstanding achievements which have carved out the legend of this unique event.

ledauphine.com

France Info, Official media partner

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France Info

FRANCE INFO is continuing its collaboration with the Critérium du Dauphiné, one of the major events on the cycling calendar! Fabrice Rigobert, a journalist from the sports department, will cover the Critérium du Dauphiné live. France Info covers the major cycling races and the biggest sports events in general: the French Open, the Moselle Open, the Open 13, the Rugby Top 14, the Tour de France, the Solitaire du Figaro, the Division I and 2 football championship matches, etc.
Catch up on all the sports news every day on the air with FRANCE INFO during the “France Info Sport” feature.

franceinfo.fr

France Bleu, Official media partner

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France Bleu

As a dedicated local news broadcaster, France Bleu will be providing listeners with outstanding race coverage.
The Côte de Rochetaillée, the slopes of Mont du Chat, the Col de Sarenne and the Plateau de Solaison: once again this year, cyclists will need to call on all their climbing skills as they compete on the region’s most beautiful roads.
Follow the stages live every day from the finish line, on France Bleu Drôme Ardèche, France Bleu Isère, France Bleu Pays d’Auvergne, France Bleu Pays de Savoie and France Bleu Saint-Étienne Loire.
France Bleu will also be the key broadcaster providing the public with useful information throughout the event: local France Bleu stations will broadcast traffic news and road closure information in areas on the race route for each stage. Traffic information for the busy periods will be available in a special file on :

francebleu.fr

FRANCE TÉLÉVISIONS, Official TV broadcaster

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France TV

The historic partner and official producer
Every year France Télévisions offers unparalleled coverage of the cycling season, mainly on the France 3 channel. Every season, the coverage features over twelve men’s and women’s races, either one day or stage races (as well as races specifically broadcast on France 3’s regional channels), a total of over 160 hours of live coverage every year across all the France Télévisions channels. This programme makes France Télévisions the leading channel for sport and the key broadcaster in terms of cycling events.
The historic partner of the Critérium du Dauphiné and the official producer of the race's international broadcast, in 2017 France Télévisions will once again offer exceptional live coverage of this emblematic race on the international cycling calendar. From 4th to 11th June, the 8 stages of this 69th edition can be watched live on France 3, from 3.25 pm during the week (from 5th to 9th June) and from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm at the weekend (on 4th, 10th and 11th June). Alexandre Pasteur, Laurent Jalabert and Marion Rousse will provide commentary, while Nicolas Geay and Cédric Vasseur will take it turns on a motorbike in the heart of the race. There will also be full coverage of the race in the Stade 2 and Tout le Sport programmes as well as on the francetvsport website and app and in the news and sports programmes of France 3 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and France 3 Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. All the stages of this 2017 edition can also be watched live on simultaneous video on the francetvsport website and app and you can view them again for seven days on france.tv.

francetvsport.fr @francetvsport

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Jersey wearers after the stage 7

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