Senior documentation

2018 Senior World Championships Selection Criteria

Target Event: World Championships

Target Venue: MUTOA, SWITZERLAND 31 May – 3 Jun 2018.

Event and Venue Assessment:

Performance Level required for the Target Event has been designated: Medium

Athletes should demonstrate a commitment to perform well. Achievement of good results is expected, although latitude is given to wider objectives such as, but not limited to, gaining international experience – as a guide, to finish in the Top Two Thirds in MK1 or equivalent % down on winner in other classes.

The Risk Level of the Target Venue has been designated: High

The venue may cause capsize. In cases of capsize, risk of loss or damage to equipment is likely and risk of personal injury is possible, Paddlers wishing to attend a high risk event will need to have a competence assessment of Grade 3

Eligibility Assessors: National Coaches and Team Management including nominated assessors.

Selection Registration Date: Saturday 10 Feb 2018

Selection Event: Grandtully, river Tay Scotland Saturday 17 & 18 February 2018

Selection Model: Combined points model

Maximum Team per class: 4 boats per class

Estimated Team Contribution: It is expected the team contribution will be between £350-£550 per athlete

2018 Senior World Cup Selection Critieria

Target Event: Senior World Cups 1 - 4

Target Venues:

  • 8 - 10 Jun Celje, Slovenia
  • 15 – 17 Jun Banja Luka

Event and Venue Assessment:

Performance Level required for the Target Event has been designated: Low

Athletes should demonstrate a commitment to perform at an international standard and show the desire to improve. Achievement of good results is not the primary aim but wider objectives such as improving skills and experience is expected. Achievement of adequate international standard results is expected – as a guide, to finish within 15% of the class winner’s time.

The Risk Level of the Target Venue has been designated: Medium

The venue may cause capsize. In cases of capsize, risk of loss or damage to equipment is possible though risk of personal injury is unlikely.

Eligibility Assessors: National Coaches and Team Management

Selection Registration Date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Selection Event: Grandtully, river Tay Scotland Saturday 17 & 18 February 2018

Selection Model: Combined points model

Maximum Team per class: 6 boats per class

 Estimated Team Contribution: It is expected that the World Cup will be a self funded and self organised trip. All costs will need to be met by the athletes. Minimum team management will be provided in terms of entries and administration. NO coaching or support will be provided at the event.