Category Archives: Committee

  Sprint Racing Committee 2018 ACM – 13 October

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

2200     Depart

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.

SRC 2018 ACM Annoucement Notice

  Annual Consultative Meeting – reminder of 1st August deadline for SRC nominations and discussion topics

The Annual Consultative Meeting of the Sprint Racing Committee will be held on 13th October 2018 at Wey Kayak Club. However, the deadline for submission of nominations for election to the SRC, and for discussion topics at the consultative meeting is a much closer date, 1st August 2018.

More details of the consultative meeting can be found on the link below:

    icon_pdf  Preliminary ACM Notice

  Club Representatives at the ACM

Annual Consultative Meeting – Saturday 2nd September 2017 – National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham – 75 minutes after the last race on Saturday evening.

All affiliated Canoe Sprint Racing clubs can nominate 1 member to represent their club and vote on behalf of their club. The club representative must be a fully paid-up British Canoeing member.

To speed up the checking-in the process, where each representative’s membership is validated before any voting takes place, can the club representative please bring their BC membership card with them to present at the meeting.

  Annual Consultative Meeting – 2nd September 2017

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.

The agenda and papers for the meeting can be found on the Annual Consultative Meeting (ACM) page, under the Organisation tab, and documents will be periodically added to this page as and when they become available for publication and distribution.

  Annual Consultative Meeting – call for nominations and agenda topics

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

  Annual Consultative Meeting – 5th September 2015 – Papers and Club Voting Rights

ACM Papers

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.

icon_pdf  ACM Letter and Agenda
icon_pdf  Items 9 and 10
icon_pdf  Item 11a
icon_pdf  Minutes of ACM 6th September 2014

Voting Rights

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.

  ACM - Club Representative with Voting Right  
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  Relationship between Racing Clubs and the Performance Department survey results

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.

icon_pdf  Survey feedback report