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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) – the governing body of cycling – categorizes teams into three divisions. The first division, consisting of the top 18 teams, are classified as UCI WorldTeams, and compete in the UCI World Tour. The second and third divisions respectively are the Professional Continental teams and the Continental teams.

Teams compete in the UCI Continental Circuits, which is divided into five continental zones: Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Teams win points in the UCI World Ranking. Professional Continental teams are also invited to participate in events in the UCI World Tour, although they are not eligible to win points in the World Tour rankings.

List of 2019 UCI Professional Continental teams

According to the UCI Rulebook,[1]

"A professional continental team is an organisation created to take part in road events open to professional continental teams. It is known by a unique name and registered with the UCI in accordance with the provisions below.

  • The professional continental team comprises all the riders registered with the UCI as members of the team. This includes the paying agent, the sponsors and all other persons contracted by the paying agent and/or the sponsors to provide for the continuing operation of the team (manager, team manager, coach, paramedical assistant, mechanic, etc.).
  • Each professional continental team must employ at least 14 riders, 2 team managers and 3 other staff (paramedical assistants, mechanics, etc.) on a full time basis to be eligible for the whole registration year."
Code Official Team Name[2] Country Continent
ANS Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec  Italy Europe
BRD Bardiani–CSF  Italy Europe
BBH Burgos BH  Spain Europe
CJR Caja Rural–Seguros RGA  Spain Europe
COF Cofidis  France Europe
COC Corendon–Circus  Belgium Europe
DMP Delko–Marseille Provence  France Europe
TDE Total Direct Énergie  France Europe
EUS Euskadi–Murias  Spain Europe
GAZ Gazprom–RusVelo  Russia Europe
HBA Hagens Berman Axeon  United States America
ICA Israel Cycling Academy  Israel Europe
MZN Team Manzana Postobón  Colombia America
NSK Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM  Italy Europe
NIP Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè  Italy Europe
RLY Rally UHC Cycling  United States America
RIW Riwal Readynez  Denmark Europe
ROC Roompot–Charles  Netherlands Europe
SVB Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise  Belgium Europe
PCB Arkéa–Samsic  France Europe
TNN Team Novo Nordisk  United States America
VCB Vital Concept–B&B Hotels  France Europe
W52 W52 / FC Porto  Portugal Europe
WVA Wallonie Bruxelles  Belgium Europe
WGG Wanty–Gobert  Belgium Europe


Aqua Blue Sport and United Healthcare folded after 2018.

CCC as well did not return but became the title sponsor of the former BMC team at the World Tour level.

Corendon Circus, Riwal Readynez, and W52/FC Porto moved up from the Continental level.

Willier Trestina Selle Italia changed sponsors to Neri Sottoli Selle Italia for 2019

Fortuno Samsic became Team Areka Samsic for 2019

Verandas Willems Crelan merged with team Roompot-Charles for 2019

Holowesko Citadel returned to the Continental level for 2019.

List of 2019 UCI Continental teams

Code Official Team Name[2] Country Continent
BEX Benediction–Excel Energy  Rwanda Africa
GUE Guerciotti–Kiwi Atlantico  Guinea-Bissau Africa
PRO ProTouch Sports  South Africa Africa
CCS Sovac Algérie  Algeria Africa
ACM Asociación Civil Mardan  Argentina America
AVF A.C. Agrupación Virgen de Fátima  Argentina America
EMP Equipo Continental Municipalidad de Pocito  Argentina America
MRW Municipalidad de Rawson  Argentina America
SEP Sindicato de Empleados Publicos de San Juan  Argentina America
DCC Drapac Cannondale Holistic Development Team  Australia Oceania
FMP Futuro–Maxxis Pro Cycling  Australia Oceania
OLI Oliver's Real Food Racing  Australia Oceania
ACA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast  Australia Oceania
STG St George Continental Cycling Team  Australia Oceania
BLN Team BridgeLane  Australia Oceania
HAC Hrinkow Advarics Cycleang  Austria Europe
MPB Maloja Pushbikers  Austria Europe
CTN SPORT.LAND. Niederösterreich Selle SMP–St. Rich  Austria Europe
RSW Team Felbermayr–Simplon Wels  Austria Europe
VBG Team Vorarlberg Santic  Austria Europe
TIR Tirol KTM Cycling Team  Austria Europe
CIB Cibel–Cebon  Belgium Europe
PSB Pauwels Sauzen–Bingoal  Belgium Europe
TIS Tarteletto–Isorex  Belgium Europe
TFL Telenet–Fidea Lions  Belgium Europe
WBD Wallonie–Bruxelles Development Team  Belgium Europe
MCC Minsk Cycling Club  Belarus Europe
DPA Deprisa Team  Bolivia America
STF Start Cycling Team  Bolivia America
SFS São Francisco Saúde-Klabin-SME Ribeirão Preto  Brazil America
VIB VIB Sports  Bahrain Asia
BRC Brunei Continental Cycling Team  Brunei Asia
DCB DCBank Pro Cycling Team  Canada America
FPC Floyd's Pro Cycling  Canada America
PCD Probaclac/Devinci  Canada America
GCB China Continental Team of Gansu Bank  China Asia
MSS Giant Cycling Team  China Asia
HEN Hengxiang Cycling Team  China Asia
JLC Jilun Cycling Team  China Asia
KBS Kunbao Sport Continental Cycling Team  China Asia
MBE Mitchelton–BikeExchange  China Asia
NLC Ningxia Sports Lottery Livall Gusto  China Asia
TYD Tianyoude Hotel Cycling Team  China Asia
XDS Shenzhen Xidesheng Cycling Team  China Asia
TMC Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team  China Asia
YUN Yunnan Lvshan Landscape  China Asia
BET BetPlay Cycling Team  Colombia America
BSM Bicicletas Strongman–Colombia Coldeportes  Colombia America
CZS Coldeportes–Zenú–Sello Rojo  Colombia America
EPM EPM  Colombia America
EOP Orgullo Paisa  Colombia America
GWS GW–Shimano  Colombia America
MED Medellín  Colombia America
MKT Meridiana–Kamen  Croatia Europe
ACS AC Sparta Praha  Czech Republic Europe
ELA Elkov–Author  Czech Republic Europe
PAR Pardus–Tufo Prostějov  Czech Republic Europe
TDP Team Dukla Praha  Czech Republic Europe
ABB BHS–Almeborg Bornholm  Denmark Europe
TCQ Team ColoQuick  Denmark Europe
TVC Team Waoo  Denmark Europe
DCT Inteja Dominican Cycling Team  Dominican Republic America
MTE Team Ecuador  Ecuador America
PLK Polartec–Kometa  Spain Europe
EUK Fundación Euskadi  Spain Europe
MPC Memil CCN Pro Cycling  Finland Europe
CGF Groupama–FDJ Continental Team  France Europe
NRL Natura4Ever–Roubaix–Lille Métropole  France Europe
AUB St. Michel–Auber93  France Europe
DHB Canyon dhb p/b Bloor Homes  United Kingdom Europe
MGT Madison Genesis  United Kingdom Europe
RPC Ribble Pro Cycling  United Kingdom Europe
SCB SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling  United Kingdom Europe
WGN Team Wiggins Le Col  United Kingdom Europe
VIT Vitus Pro Cycling Team p/b Brother UK  United Kingdom Europe
BAI Bike Aid  Germany Europe
DSU Development Team Sunweb  Germany Europe
HRN Heizomat–rad-net.de  Germany Europe
LKT LKT Team Brandenburg  Germany Europe
TDA Dauner D&DQ–Akkon  Germany Europe
LKH Team Lotto–Kern Haus  Germany Europe
SVL Team Sauerland NRW p/b SKS Germany  Germany Europe
HKS HKSI Pro Cycling Team  Hong Kong Asia
XSU X-Speed United  Hong Kong Asia
KBN Kőbánya Cycling Team  Hungary Europe
PNN Pannon Cycling Team  Hungary Europe
ACC Advan Customs Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
KFC KFC Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
PGN PGN Road Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
DFT Fengsheng Sports DFT Team  Iran Asia
GTT Gun Ay Tabriz Team  Iran Asia
MES Mes Kerman  Iran Asia
OMT Omidnia Mashhad Team  Iran Asia
PKY Pishgaman Cycling Team  Iran Asia
TST Tabriz Shahrdary Team  Iran Asia
HOL Holdsworth  Ireland Europe
BIC Biesse–Carrera Gavardo  Italy Europe
CTF Cycling Team Friuli  Italy Europe
AZT D'Amico Utensilnord  Italy Europe
IRC Iseo Serrature–Rime–Carnovali  Italy Europe
SMV Sangemini–MG.K Vis Vega  Italy Europe
BHP Team Beltrami TSA–Hopplà–Petroli Firenze  Italy Europe
CPK Team Colpack  Italy Europe
AIS Aisan Racing Team  Japan Asia
IPC Interpro Stradalli  Japan Asia
KIN Kinan Cycling Team  Japan Asia
MTR Matrix Powertag  Japan Asia
NAS Nasu Blasen  Japan Asia
SMN Shimano Racing Team  Japan Asia
BGT Team Bridgestone Cycling  Japan Asia
UKO Team Ukyo  Japan Asia
BLZ Utsunomiya Blitzen  Japan Asia
APL Apple Team  Kazakhstan Asia
TSE Astana City  Kazakhstan Asia
VAM Vino–Astana Motors  Kazakhstan Asia
GPC Gapyeong Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
GIC Geumsan Insam Cello  South Korea Asia
KCT Korail Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
KSP KSPO Bianchi Asia  South Korea Asia
LXC LX Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
SCT Seoul Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
UCT Uijeongbu Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
KWT Massi–Kuwait  Kuwait Asia
CCN Nex CCN  Laos Asia
AMO Amore & Vita–Prodir  Latvia Europe
STC Staki–Technorama  Lithuania Europe
LPC Leopard Pro Cycling  Luxembourg Europe
CCD Team Differdange–Geba  Luxembourg Europe
FAR Forca Amskins Racing  Malaysia Asia
TSC Team Sapura Cycling  Malaysia Asia
TSG Terengganu Cycling Team  Malaysia Asia
CAS Canel's–Specialized  Mexico America
NCA Project Nice Côte d'Azur  Mongolia Asia
ALE Alecto Cycling Team  Netherlands Europe
BRT BEAT Cycling Club  Netherlands Europe
DCR Delta Cycling Rotterdam  Netherlands Europe
DES Destil–Parkhotel Valkenburg  Netherlands Europe
MET Metec–TKH  Netherlands Europe
MCT Monkey Town Continental Team  Netherlands Europe
SEG SEG Racing Academy  Netherlands Europe
VLA Vlasman Cycling Team  Netherlands Europe
TJI Joker Icopal  Norway Europe
TCO Team Coop  Norway Europe
UXT Uno-X Norwegian Development Team  Norway Europe
VIV Vivo Team Grupo Oresy  Paraguay America
7RP 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines  Philippines Asia
CDT CCC Development Team  Poland Europe
THU Hurom BDC Development  Poland Europe
VOS Voster ATS Team  Poland Europe
WIB Wibatech Merx 7R  Poland Europe
ALU Aviludo–Louletano  Portugal Europe
EFP Efapel  Portugal Europe
LAA LA Alumínios  Portugal Europe
LSC Liberty Seguros–Carglass  Portugal Europe
MIR Miranda–Mortágua  Portugal Europe
RPB Rádio Popular–Boavista  Portugal Europe
STA Sporting / Tavira  Portugal Europe
VFB Vito–Feirense–BlackJack  Portugal Europe
W52 W52 / FC Porto  Portugal Europe
MST MsTina–Focus  Romania Europe
TNV Team Novak  Romania Europe
DDC Dimension Data for Qhubeka  South Africa Africa
LOK Lokosphinx  Russia Europe
ADR Adria Mobil  Slovenia Europe
LGS Ljubljana Gusto Santic  Slovenia Europe
DGV Dare Gaviota  Serbia Europe
JVP Java Partizan  Serbia Europe
AKR Akros–Renfer SA  Switzerland Europe
DKB Dukla Banská Bystrica  Slovakia Europe
TCC Thailand Continental Cycling Team  Thailand Asia
TRK Torku Şekerspor  Turkey Europe
SHJ Sharjah Team  United Arab Emirates Asia
LCT Lviv Cycling Team  Ukraine Europe
TKC Kyiv Capital Team  Ukraine Europe
3O3 303Project  United States America
AEV Aevolo  United States America
AHB Arapahoe Hincapie p/b BMC  United States America
ELV Elevate–KHS Pro Cycling  United States America
ILU Team Illuminate  United States America
TSL Team Skyline  United States America
WGC Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling p/b Maxxis  United States America
TAS Tashkent Cycling Team  Uzbekistan Asia

References

  1. ^ "UCI Rulebook – Part 2 Road Races, 24.01.2015" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  2. ^ a b "Teams – ProCyclingStats". www.procyclingstats.com.
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