Canoeing


Date: Friday, July 5 2019

 

Time:

Check In: Half hour before your scheduled race

 

Start Time:

Kayak - 10:00 AM

Tandem Canoe Race - 11:00 AM

Stand Up Paddleboard Race - 12:00 PM

 

Location:  Lee Lake 

Lee Lake is located 30 km west of Pincher Creek on Highway 507.

 

Click here for printable rules.

 

Age Groups and Events:

 

All ages as of December 31st of current year.

 

Age Groups:

Cadets: Under 14 years of age (born in 2006 or after)

Juniors: 14 - 18 years of age (born between 2001 and 2005)

Open: 18-39 years of age (born between 1980 and 2000)

Masters: 40+ years of age (born in 1979 or earlier)

Cadet Tandem Canoe Paddlers racing with a Junior, Open age or Master paddler will compete in the other competitors age group.

Junior Tandem Canoe Paddlers racing with an Open age or Master paddler will compete in the other competitors age group.

Master Tandem Canoe Paddlers racing with an Open age paddler will compete in the other competitors age group.

 

Regional Representation:

 

Open registration - no limit on the number of athletes from each region.

 

These events will be demonstration events.  Winners will not be awarded region points or medals.

Events

Boat

Age Groups

Gender Class

Gender Class

 

Tandem Canoe

 

Cadets

Juniors

Open

Masters

Female

Male

Mixed

Solo Kayak

 

Cadets

Juniors

Open

Masters

Female

Male

 

Solo Stand Up Paddleboard

Cadets

Juniors

Open

Masters

Female

Male

 

 

Race Course

This race will be a timed race initiated with mass starts from the east shore of Lee Lake. The race course will run across the lake around the Island on the west side and back to the east shore beside the dock.

 

BOAT SPECIFICATIONS:

Canoes will be tandem and no longer than 17’6” with a width no narrower than 33”

Kayaks will be solo and no longer than 16’ long with a width no narrower than 60 cm.

Stand Up Paddleboards will be solo and no longer than 14’ with a width no narrower than 68 cm.

 

PROTEST PROCEDURES: After the posting of the results for the race events. racers will have 10 minutes to lodge an inquiry into times and penalties with the Chief Judge. The Chief Judge will then decide whether there is enough information for the team to win a protest or leave the time standing.

FACILITY INFORMATION: Lee Lake is located 30 km west of Pincher Creek on Highway 507. Transportation and equipment movement associated with the paddling events are the sole responsibility of the individual athletes.

 

Registration Deadline:

 

Registration Deadline as designated by your Regional Director.

 

All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline.  The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director. Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers.

 

No lake registrations will be accepted.

 

Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered.  Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run