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  September Regatta documents published – Timetable, Start Lists, Programme, Regatta Guide

The following documents have been published for the September Regatta (31/08-01/19), the Inter-Services Championship and Open & National Senior, Under 23 and Junior Sprint Championships Regatta.

• Timetable
• Start Lists
• Programme
• Regatta Programme

They can be downloaded from the Current Year page on the Canoe Sprint Racing website.

  2019/20 TASS Application Window Opens

The England Talent Programme has been awarded 20 TASS places for 2019-20. This is a combined total for Olympic disciplines across Slalom and Sprint.

Full inclusion detail is contained within the TASS nomination policy found here

Any athlete wishing to be considered for TASS for 2019-20 is invited to register their interest by completing the TASS application form found here by 12 noon on 12th August 2019.

The TASS nomination policy and application form can also be found in the Key News Items sidebar on the England Talent Programme homepage

  England Talent Canoe Sprint Plan 2021-2025

The England Sprint Talent Programme have published an initial draft strategy and have gratefully received feedback that has been considered in detail. The England Sprint Talent Programme plan to publish a summary of this feedback along with the final England Talent Canoe Sprint Plan 2019-2025 in the early part of week commencing 27th May 2019. The England Sprint Talent Programme would like to advertise at this point the opportunity to attend a club meeting after the June 1st regatta from 6pm in order for us to outline this plan in further detail.

Please register your interest to attend this meeting via the link HERE. Please Note: Each club is permitted to nominate one person to attend the meeting.

  Best Performance Awards for 2018 Season

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

  Congratulating Norwich Canoe Club as the highest scoring club on the 2018 inter-club medal table

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.

2018 Medal Table – Official Results

  Strength & Conditioning Racing Skills Day hosted at HPP

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) (mark.hoile@britishcanoeing.org.uk), or contact Daniel Thompson (daniel.thompson@britishcanoeing.org.uk) for any administrative questions you may have

RSD HPP

Racing Skills Day details