CanMas 2019 Information

The CanMas Championship will be held on September 1, 2019 on Lake Wascana. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting day of racing on lake Wascana to round off the National Championships week in Regina.

NATIONALS GENERAL INFORMATION

For event updates about the 2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Sprint National Championships, hosted by Wascana Racing Canoe Club in Regina, SK from August 27-31, and CanMas taking place on September 1, please visit: https://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca/

This email contains key updates for CanMas 2019 including:

CanMas Rules

Safety

Release Agreement Waiver

Order of Events

Entries

Entry Fees

CanMas Dinner and Special Events

Thank you for taking the time to read through this update, please contact me with any questions.

CanMas Rules

The CanMas Rules for 2019 can be accessed here.

Please note these key changes from 2018:

1- Doubles Events will be run as 10-year age categories, vs the 5-year categories used in recent years. This change was made to increase the competitive level in these events.

2- Singles 500m events have been added in the morning of CanMas. The intention is that each athlete will be able to race one 500m K1 or C1. These races will be close together and accommodating multiple races will be difficult, please plan entries accordingly.

3- Because the 500m singles have been added the race limit has been increased to 6 events + 1 additional mixed war canoe + 1 additional same sex war canoe (Men’s or Women’s).

Safety

The CKC Sprint Code of Safety applies to CanMas Competition. An important reminder, from the code: all participants must be able to swim at the level of the Canadian Red Cross “Swim Kids Level 6” prior to their participation in water-related programs. If not, they must wear a Government of Canada approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) in the manner in which it was intended while engaged in all on-water activity.

Release Agreement Waiver

All participating athletes must submit a signed release agreement waiver online prior to September 1.

Please click link below to access the online release agreement form.

Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe Release Agreement

Order of Events

The Can Mas Order of Events is available here. Please note that once entries are received, there will be adjustments to this order of events in the final draw to allow for more competitive races, and reduce conflicts where possible. The draw will be circulated one week before the event.

Entries

CanMas entries are now open in PadTrac under the “CanMas” button on the main page. Entries will be made by your coach or club registrar. If you have any questions about the process please contact, Ian Mortimer (imortimer@canoekayak.ca)

All  Canadian CanMas participants must be a sprint competitive member of a club. Please note, paddler registration closes on PadTrac August 6.

CanMas Entries Close on PadTrac August 12.

Entry Fees

In line with recent practice, General Registration with CanMas is $16.50. In addition, there is a $5 charge for each event entered.

After entries, close on PadTac, a CanMas Entry fee invoice will be sent to each club.

CanMas Dinner and Special Events

All the Special Events are outlined on the Nationals webpage: https://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca/special-events/.

The CanMas Meet and Greet will be held in the main hospitality tent at the venue, just off Pine Island.

The CanMas Dinner and Celebration will be held at the beautiful bar Willow Eatery.

Cash Bar opens 6:00 pm, Dinner at 7:00pm, Awards at 8:30

Dinner will be $27.54 (with fees), with options for Chicken, Fish or Vegetarian Meals and will include a drink.

Please follow this link to register for Dinner and our Celebration.