Are You a Master?
If you are a Master (over 35), want to be included in the
Masters' League (check it!) and are not, please email
with your year of birth.
Important statement regarding the qualification process for 2015 U23
selection, an update on the qualification process for 2015 senior
selection and the announcement of pre-selected paddlers for 2015 in
line with criteria outlined in the 2014 selection policy.
The following athletes have qualified a place at the 2015 selection
Entries for the British Open are now
closed and no further requests will be considered. We have received an
unprecedented number of entries and are trying our best not to leave
anyone disappointed - a great problem to have!
If you would like to do demonstration runs
at the British Open please email . We particularly need K1W and C1M and a C2.
We are really
short on safety cover: if you would like to be part of this great
race please contact
asap. Lunch will be provided both days, plus
Lost DD Paddle
A Double Dutch paddle was lost at the Scottish Champs at Grandtully
on Saturday the 18th of October. It's quite an old paddle with a
band of blue tape on the right hand side. If found please email
Please Check Your Details
Please have a look at your rankings on the database. Go to the
appropriate ranking page and click on your name there.
Is the spelling of your name right?
Is your age category right?
Is your club right?
Have you been credited with all the points you expect?
If you are ranked in more than one class, please check that we have
linked all your rankings together.
If there's anything you want put right, email
. If it's about your age, please tell me your year of birth.
Arrowcraft Return to Slalom for 2015
After 8 years away from slalom. Arrowcraft
are back with the Nemesis 360, the new slalom boat for 2015. The Nemesis
has been tried and tested by paddlers in all divisions up and down the
country and gets a resounding thumbs up.
Vote for Fiona
Fiona Pennie has been shortlisted for the Women In Sport Calendar
2015. There are 30 athlete candidates, who will be cut down to the
12 months of the year from the votes received on the website. You
can find all the info and the voting here:
(only if you are not racing again this
The end of the year routine is: return your bib and get a voucher in
exchange, which you will use next year to "buy" your 2015 bib.
K1W Prem and Div 1: Sally Atkinson
will be at:
October HPP, Sunday 26th October
British Open, Lee Valley, Sunday 2nd November
Prem K1M: Tracy Wells will be
October HPP, 25th/26th October
Lee Valley, 1st/2nd November
Div 1 K1M: Nick Penfold will be at:
October HPP, Sunday 26th October
C1M: Carole McGranachan will be
British Open, Lee Valley, 1st and 2nd November.
C2: Stuart Meakins will be at:
October HPP, Saturday 25th October
Lee Valley, Sunday 2nd November
Or post your bib back to your Bib Officer -
What to do if you get promoted
Send to the Bib Officer for your new division:
Your old bib
A copy of the bib application form, filled in (you don't need to send your membership card or a bib voucher)
A large, strong stamped, addressed
envelope with postage
And PLEASE make sure you put enough postage
If you are not going to race again this year:
as above, but put in a note explaining, and send just a small envelope
with ordinary postage for your bib voucher.
A Judging Guide
This is a work in progress, with
some points missing, but it should be of some help to newcomers
to judging canoe slalom, whether they are taking the exam or not.