Training Gates at Tully
Paddlers are welcome to use the gates at
Grandtully for training, but it is very important that the gates are
pulled off the water after use. Please do not assume someone else may turn
up to paddle. If you are the last person using them, please pull them
across to the far bank. We wish to keep good relationships with the other
A Heads-Up for Organisers
Races have been attracting big entries
this year, and in some cases organisers have had to close their entry lists
If this look like happening with your
event, please remember that paddlers in the "host" division/s (Div 1s at a
Div 1, Div 1s and 2s at a Div 1/2 and so on) have priority over
paddle-uppers until the two-week deadline. You may have to reject
paddle-up entries even if they were received early.
Etienne teams up with Mark Proctor
Olympic Champion Etienne Stott has joined
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Do not send off entries with no
payment, incorrect payment, or an unsigned or post-dated cheque.
With a lot of races fully subscribed,
organisers can and will reject your entry if you do not send the proper
Funded Travelling Fellowships Seek Canoeists
Mike Jones Award
In 2015 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust will award 150
Travelling Fellowships to British citizens who want to travel
overseas to gain knowledge and experience to benefit others in their
UK communities and society as a whole. We are particularly
interested in applications from canoeists planning to lead
Applications have now opened. If you have an idea for an expedition
for 2015, look at the details on
http://www.wcmt.org.uk. The deadline for applications is 5pm on
23rd September 2014.
Please look out
for this boat!
It was stolen from a car roof at the Orton Mere slalom.
It's a Nelo DM350 XS, black with a white zig zag and a red
stripe. Please keep your eye out for it and let me know if you
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There will be slalom training slots available at Pinkston around the
Fairnilee and Grandtully slaloms. Under 18s are allowed.
Monday 18th August 10.30 - 12.00
Friday 22nd August 10.30 - 12.00
Monday 25th August 10.30 - 12.00
If there is sufficient demand we will put on more slots. These can
be other days. Price £7 per person per slot. To book places please
Slalom Calendar 2015
The deadline for applications for Div 2/3/4 events
has now passed.
draft calendar (updated 23/6) includes the entries received to date.
The existence of an event on the draft calendar does not mean that
it has been accepted as an event.
We are still awaiting confirmation from HPP of the available
weekends for the P/1 events there. Once we have those dates an
updated calendar will be circulated. Ideally the HPP events will be
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Applying for your Bib
Make sure you send your bib application to the right person.
Don't forget your national association card or a photocopy, £9
deposit (cheques payable to BCU Slalom Committee) or a valid £8 bib
voucher, and a large, strong SAE with postage for 150g.
Please make sure you
put enough postage on your bib application – it may be a “large letter” under
Royal Mail rules. If it is, and large letter postage hasn’t been paid, it is
likely to be delayed and you will have to repay the penalty fees before you get
K1 Women -
K1 Men -
C1 Men -
C1 Women -
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K1M Div 2:
Please send bib applications to the new Bib Officer and Ranking Compiler, Les
Saunders, 12, The Green, Stourbridge, DY8 5BE.
From 31st March postage rates for
a bib are: large letter £1.24 1st
class, £1.17 2nd class.
If you've changed your address...
Tell your Ranking Officer. Canoe England, Canoe
Wales, the SCA and CANI don't tell them about changes.
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linked to your bigger poster. If the
page gets full your poster may go onto a waiting list.
The miniature will be small. Keep pictures and text big and bold!
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