Paddlers' Information

HOW TO ENTER THE RACE

ENTRY DEADLINE

The closing date for entries is Sunday 2nd April, and payment must be received by DW (by cheque or on-line cleared funds) no later than Prizegiving at Waterside D at 14.00hrs.

The submission of the online entry form does not guarantee or reserve an entry, entries will only be confirmed once the entry form and full payment have been received.

There are no Late Entries.

All entrants should read the rules in full before submitting their entry - see Current Rules.

The requirement for proof of age no longer applies; however full details of age restrictions are contained in the relevant class rules.

Choose which class you wish to enter.

The options are:

  Senior Doubles
crew of 2 adults, non-stop (adult age: 18 or above on 1st Jan in the year of the race)
  Senior Singles
crew of 1 adult, over 4 days (adult age: 18 or above on 1st Jan in the year of the race)
  Junior Doubles
crew of 2 juniors, over 4 days (junior age: 15 or above and under 19 on 1st Jan in the year of the race)
  Veteran Junior
1 adult and 1 junior, over 4 days (adult age: 35 or above on 1st Jan in the year of the race junior age: 15 or above and under 19 on 1st Jan in the year of the race)
  Endeavour
crew of 2 (2 adults or 1 adult and 1 junior), over 4 days, non-competitive (no timings given) (adult age: 19 or above on 1st Jan in the year of the race junior age: 15 or above and under 19 on 1st Jan in the year of the race)
 

 

Please ensure that you are eligible for the class chosen. For full qualification criteria, please check the Class Rules. We urge those expecting to take over 28 hours in the Senior Doubles event to consider entering the Endeavour class instead to avoid placing excessive demands on our volunteer marshals and checkpoint crews.


Note the required entry fee:

  Senior Doubles £200
  Senior Singles £150
  Junior Doubles £275
  Veteran Juniors £220
  Endeavour £220


Team Entries

Team Entries must be submitted no later than midnight on the Wednesday before Good Friday. Team Entry forms, together with Team Composition rules, can be found here for Juniors and here for Seniors & Overall. Please complete the online form, or download and complete the pdf then send it the Competition Entry Secretary. Please ensure that eligibility and club allegiance criteria are satisfied before submission. Contact the Competition Entry Secretary with any queries relating to Team Entries.


Entrants should be members of British Canoeing

To join, please click the following button (a new window will open). If you are not a member, you must obtain licences from the Canal & Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency to permit you to paddle on the course.


Completing Online Entry

Please enter Online so that your information can be transferred automatically. This avoids the risk of manual input errors and ensures that trophies are correctly awarded.