WWR manual chapter 2

2 Rules

Check the BCU Wild Water Racing Rules and ICF Rules to confirm the regulations in force.

The basic rules to be highlighted are:
the equipment regulations regarding boats, helmets and buoyancy aids
start line procedures
what to do when overtaking and being overtaken
assistance to fellow competitors in difficulty
finish procedures (remaining on the water for the next two competitors to finish)
drugs, supplements and doping control

2.1 Entering a Race

Check the BCU Wild Water Racing Yearbook for instructions about how to enter a race.

The basic details to be highlighted are:
Determining the suitability of the course
Who the organiser is and how to contact them
What the entry fees are
When the entry should be sent (to arrive 2 weeks before the race)