NO ONE IS TO BE ON COURSE BEFORE RACE OTHER THAN PEOPLE SETTING UP THE COURSE – PRACTICING GATES BY GATE SETTERS IS NOT PERMITTED – PADDLER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ‘COMPETITORS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR EQUIPMENT ADHERES TO THE ICF REGULATIONS 2015.
RANDOM SCRUTINEERING OF EQUIPMENT WILL BE HAPPENING ON THE DAY
- A buoyancy jacket must comply with the current industry standard that is, ISO 12402-5 (Level 50) or any national standard that meets the same requirements and be ICF registered. At a competition the buoyancy jacket’s uplift will be tested using a 6.12 Kg calibrated stainless steel weight or its equivalent in other metals. The buoyancy jacket manufacturer markings and identification must comply with the ISO standard (or equivalent national standard) to allow the control of equipment by ICF Officials. This applies to all sizes of buoyancy jacket regardless of body weight. Testing process at ICF competitions: 1. The buoyancy jacket must be on the ICF equipment register. 2. The buoyancy jacket must not be modified in any way. ICF Canoe Slalom Competition Rules 28 3. The buoyancy jacket must be ISO 12402-5 ( Level 50 ) (or equivalent national standard) approved and carry the appropriate labeling. 4. The buoyancy jacket must float the 6.12kg calibrated stainless steel weight
The helmet must comply with EN 1385 and be CE-1385/ICF approved/registered.
- Each helmet shall be marked in such a way that the following information is easily legible for the user, and is likely to remain legible throughout the life of the helmet to allow the control of the equipment by ICF Officials: Testing process at ICF Competitions: 1. The helmet must be on the ICF equipment register. 2. The helmet must not be modified in any way. 3. The helmet must have clearly visible: 1.The number of the European Standard 2.The name or identification mark of the manufacturer 3.The date of manufacture 4.The designation ”Helmet for canoeing and whitewater sports
08:00 Course set up & payment of registrations & Bib Issue
09.15 – Demonstration and practice runs
K1 – 1st Runs (Second to follow)
C1 – 1st Runs (Second to follow)
C2 – 1st Runs (Second to follow)
K1 – Finals
C1 – Finals
Presentation (chocolates) to follow – Medals and trophies at Presentation night
NOTE: VETERANS AND UNDER 14’S VYING FOR OPEN SERIES POINTS VOID THEM IF THEY HAVE PRACTICE RUNS BEFORE EVENT.