Alva Race – Saturday 14 September 2019

Alva Slalom  – Division 3/4

Saturday 14thSeptember 2019

On behalf of CR Cats, I would like to welcome everyone to our slalom site on the River Devon, Alva for this year’s Division 3/4 September Race. I hope you all have a very enjoyable day, especially those competing for the first time.

If you have any queries, please e-mail CRCATS.EVENTS@gmail.com

The PDF with all this information is here – Alva Slalom – September 2019

Slalom site 

The slalom site is on the River Devon between Fishcross and Alva (Map OS Reference is NS894960).  If coming from Alva on the A91, turn right once you have left Alva (signposted Fishcross). The slalom site is on the left hand side with the entrance set back of the road before the slalom site. If coming from Kincardine Bridge, follow signs for Sterling Mills on the A908 but turn left at Fishcross onto the B9140 and then first right signposted for the Equestrian Centre.  If using SATNAV, use postcode FK10 3AW (This is on the other side of the river but within sight of the slalom site). It is also now on Google Maps!!

Facilities

There is camping in the field (£2.50 per person per night). For those not camping, parking is £1 to help cover the costs of the toilets. There is a water supply and there will be toilet facilities.

Please park cars on perimeter of field and leave space in the middle for the kids to play.   

There will be a cafe serving food, drinks and cakes from 10am onwards. First Aid available during competition times.

Course

Friday         : The course will be set by Friday early evening.

Saturday    : Free Practice in Morning. First Runs noon(No official practice runs).

Entries

PLEASE enter online – you can do this even if it’s your first ever slalom.

You can enter online at www.CanoeSlalomEntries.co.uk 

If you are entering a race for the first time, here are some handy instructions for how to enter – Guide to entering your first race

If you need any help entering online or have any questions, please just email: CRCATS.Events@gmail.com and we’ll help you out.

Entries will be accepted on the day until 10:30am, but it would be much easier for our stress if paddlers entered on line.  If you enter and then find you can’t come, we will refund your entry.

Prizes

Div 3 and 4: 1st,2nd, 3rdand junior prizes

On the day

For Div 4 Paddlers: Come to the entry desk (it will open at 9:30am). If you have entered online, please tell us your SCA number, or completed day membership for the SCA (£5). We will then give you your bib. We will also be accepting on the day entries for Div 4 at this desk.

For Div 3 Paddlers: If you have entered online and paid for everything and have your bib. Have fun, you don’t need to come to control!

Safety

Please can I remind you that competitors who finish their run must stay on the water to act as safety for the next two Competitors.

*Please note that “CANOEING AND KAYAKING ARE “ASSUMED RISK”-”WATER CONTACT SPORTS” THAT MAY CARRY ATTENDANT RISKS. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF AND ACCEPT THESE RISKS, AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN ACTIONS AND INVOLVEMENT

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