The link below lists all of the trophies to be presented at this year’s ACM together with the names of those who will be making the presentations.
The next England Sprint Talent Programme Profiling event will be taking place on Tuesday 23rd October at the National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham. Profiling is open to any kayak paddlers who are in Boys/Girls Division B or above and any Canoe paddlers.
Paddlers will need to register for profiling through the link here. Any athlete wishing to attend the Sprint Profiling will need to register their interest by completing this form by noon on Friday 19th October 2018. Please Note: No entries will be accepted on the day.
If any England Sprint Talent Programme athletes are not able to attend then your squad coach can arrange a suitable time for you to be tested.
The Best Performance awards for the 2018 season, selected by the Sprint Racing Committee, have just been announced. Congratulations to all of the winning paddlers. These will be presented at the social event following the SRC ACM on the 13th October.
- Dexter Trophy: Best Men B performance at the National Championships Nicky Cresser (NOT)
- Lee & Joan Davies: Best Womens B at the National Championships Melissa Johnson (CLM)
- Femina Trophy: Womens A meritorious performance at the National Championships Rachel Cawthorn (WEY)
- Adjutants Cup: Best Canoe Junior Boy performance at the National Championships Thomas Lambert (LEE)
- Skinner Salver: Best Canoe Junior Girls best performance at the National Championships awarded jointly to Alix Aitchison (IND) & Charlotte Carey (IND)
- Jones Cup Junior Racing Canoeist of the Year: Voted for by the Junior GB team athletes to be announced at the ACM
Congratulations go to Norwich Canoe Club who have been confirmed as the highest scoring club on the inter-club medal table for 2018.
Norwich Canoe Club, with the most points (medal winners) across all the National Championship Regatta events in 2018, will be presented with a K2 donated by the Performance Programme. This will be presented, alongside the trophy presentations, at the Sprint Racing ACM on 13 October at Wey Kayak Club. Tickets for the meal and entertainment that follows this event are still available until 30th September.
The inter-club medal table was a tally, by club, of the National medals awarded across all sprint national Regatta events. All National Championship, Paddle-Ability, and Mini-Sprint medals were included in the score. The scoring started at the May Regatta with the Masters Championships.
British Canoeing are delighted to be running a Racing Skills Day on Saturday 27 October 2018 at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham covering the theme of Strength & Conditioning for athletes. This day is all land and gym based so no boats are required)
This is the fourth of the Racing Skills Programme (RSP) days. The whole idea of the RSP is to encourage those athletes who love to paddle whether it be in Sprint, Marathon, WWR, Paddle Ski etc and who would like to develop their skills in different environments whilst meeting different paddlers and coaches to learn from each other.
Racing skills looks to bring coaches, athletes and parents together to share knowledge and to allow those to be better informed to aid the growth of the young paddler in a fun and inventive way.
Racing skills is open to those coaches, parents and athletes who wish to compete in racing kayaking or canoeing. This day will be aimed at athletes aged 12-18 years old.
Please see here for information on the upcoming racing skills day.
To register an interest in this day please use the online registration form
The cost is £10 for athletes and free for coaches. Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the day (athletes and coaches only).
Any questions relating to this RSP day should be directed to Mark Hoile (Talent Pathway Manager – Canoe Sprint) (email@example.com), or contact Daniel Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any administrative questions you may have
Attached are the Provisional Results for the 2018 Club Medal table following the September Regatta.
Please, can Team Leaders from clubs check their own scores.
Points are allocated as follows:
Gold medal = 3 points
Silver medal = 2 points
Bronze medal = 1 point
If you have any queries or questions, please email these to the Regatta Chair no later then midday Wednesday 26th September at Regatta.Chairman@britishcanoeing.org.uk
The Final Result will be announced as possible after the deadline for queries.
Remember, the top medal scoring club will be presented with a K2 donated by the Performance Department. This will be presented at the Trophy Presentations afternoon after the Annual Consultative Meeting on the 13th October at Wey Kayak Club. Tickets for the social evening, meal and music following the ACM are £5 and can be booked by emailing Jim Rossiter on Chairman@weykayak.co.uk
Attached are details of this year’s Annual Consultative Meeting for the Sprint Racing Section. This will take place on Saturday 13 October 2018 to start at 15.00. It will be held at Wey Kayak Club, Riverside, Bellfield, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1LW.
This year we are trying a new format for the ACM meeting so that you can make a day or even weekend of it.
Full details can be found at http://canoeracing.org.uk/sprint/annual-consultative-meeting-acm/. Further reports will be added to this page nearer the meeting, which can be downloaded.
It would be great to see representatives from as many clubs as possible at the ACM.
As a departure from the ACMs format in recent years the SRC have decided to stage the event, along with the presentation of the 2018 trophies, in an afternoon and evening away from a Nottingham Regatta. The objectives are to take it away from the time pressure of the September Regatta and make it a more open and effective event. In addition the SRC wish to make the presentation of the annual Trophies more formal and give the winners a level of importance in line with their achievements.
The SRC want to make this a useful event for Sprint Racing as well as being an enjoyable social event without the time pressure of being attached to a regatta. Hopefully it will become an annual event and be able to move round the country to make it as accessible as possible.
With thanks this year to the Wey Kayak Club, it will take place at the Guildford Waterside Centre, Riverside, Guildford GU1 1LW on Saturday 13 October.
The plan is to make this a very social occasion as well as the formal events. The afternoon ACM and Presentations will be followed by a Buffet meal, followed by a live band. They are the “The Fetcham Draught”, a well knowband in the Guildford Area.
The programme for the day is:-
1300 Visitors invited to an afternoon paddle, then tea etc from the kitchen.
1500 The Annual Consultative Meeting.
1630 Presentation of Trophies interspersed by two Keynote Speakers.
1800 Buffet meal of good quality.
1930 “The Fetcham Draught” Band
The SRC are heavily supporting the event but those wishing to enjoy the Buffet and stay for the evening, are asked to pay a SRC subsidised £5.00. In order that the catering can be well planned for we ask each club or individual member to e-mail Jim Rossiter at Chairman@weykayak.co.uk with confirmation of attendance at the ACM and in addition the number of meals required. As the meeting is open to all BC members if those not connected with a club wish to have the buffet please can they also contact Jim Rossiter. Bookings should be made by SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER.