Annual Consultative Meeting – Saturday 2nd September 2017 – National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham
The Sprint Racing Section’s Annual Consultative Meeting will be 75 minutes after the last race of the National and Open Paracanoe, Senior and Junior Championships Regatta on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Each year, the Chairman of the Sprint Racing Committee (SRC) is elected for one year and committee members are elected for a period of 2 years by the representatives from sprint clubs.
Anyone interested in standing for election to the SRC, or as Chairman, needs to send a nomination supported by the signatures of two full individual British Canoeing members, to reach the SRC Secretary no later than the 1st August 2017.
Likewise, any issues for discussion at the ACM need to be submitted in writing, supported by the signatures of two full individual British Canoeing members, again to reach the SRC Secretary no later than 1st August 2017.
If you are interested in joining the SRC, you are welcome to have a chat with Cathy Wynne, Secretary, or Alan Laws, Chairman, at the regatta next week. Ask for them at the Regatta Secretary’s Desk.
Mrs Cathy Wynne
Secretary, BC Sprint Racing Committee
40 Bramble Close, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9HQ
Here are the agenda and previous minutes for the 2016 Annual Consultative Meeting, which is to be held at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham on Saturday 3rd September 2016, 1 hour and 15 minutes after last race.
2016 ACM Agenda
Minutes of the 2015 ACM
Here are the papers for the ACM to be held on Saturday 5th September 2015 at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, 1 hour after the last race.
ACM Letter and Agenda
Items 9 and 10
Minutes of ACM 6th September 2014
Each club that is affiliated to British Canoeing has one vote and the person who holds that vote must be identified on the attendance sheet that will be completed before the start of the meeting. If a person is not a member of the club for which they say they hold the vote, then a letter from the Club Chairman or Secretary of that club on headed paper must prove the holders right to vote for that club.
Each club that intends to vote at the ACM, if they have not informed the Chief Official already, needs to complete the form below to register their club representative.
Below is a link to a summary report of a survey conducted in July, and completed by 148 people from 43 racing clubs, on the subject of their clubs’ relationships with the British Canoeing Performance Department.
It collates the personal views of these survey respondents and does not necessarily represent the views of the SRC, MRC or their members. This report is being shared with the Performance Department with the shared intention of improving these relationships and the communication between us.
Survey feedback report
Hopefully you will have recently seen a survey being circulated, requesting information on how our sport is being viewed. This is not a witch hunt.
I, as chairman of the SRC, was contacted for my views on the survey being conducted and I felt it was an opportunity to collate opinion of all three areas, the MRC, the SRC and the PD. Once collated all three could then meet and constructively plan for the future. The decision to survey was taken by the elected chairs respectively as it is in the main through our disciplines that the PD receive athletes for development. To get matters moving we acted in unison.
I ask you to support the survey and encourage as many as possible to complete it, whoever and however they may be involved in our sport. Please see this in a positive light. Armed with as much information as possible we can then collectively move forward.
The survey is in a post/news item on the MRC website: Canoe Racing Clubs Consultation Questionnaire.
The dates of known events and regattas are now available on the Sprint Regatta Calendar; the left-hand calendar on the Racing Calendar page. Click the ‘Look for more’ hyperlink.
Many of you will know that the SRC are keen to promote regional regattas. Will organisers please send details to Trevor Kirkham so the event can be advertised on this website, on the SRC Facebook Group page and put in the Sprint (and Marathon) racing calendar.