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Bulletin # 1.
Dear Sport Friends,
The Czech Canoe Union together with National Olympic Centre of Water
Sports is pleased to invite you to take part in the EUROPEAN CANOE SPRINT
SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS to be held at Racice in April 30 –May 3, 2015.
National Olympic Centre Regatta Course, set just 30 minutes from Prague,
has successfully organized various sport events on European and world-wide
level in the past and provides ideal conditions and facilities for the athletes as
well as for spectators.
On following pages we would like to summarize the most important pieces of
information dealing competition, board & lodging and the services included
in the participation fee. You are kindly requested to download the forms
from the competition website and forward them either by e-mail or regular
mail in conformity with the valid ECA rules till the deadlines indicated, thus
facilitating the data the processing and the accreditation. All entries (except
the hotel reservation and travel information) can be done by on-line system
(Access will be announced on Championships web page).
You can reach the official website of the competition from November
24.11.2015 on the www.canoeracice.com or through the homepage on
Czech Canoe Union www.kanoe.cz
Looking forward too seeing you in Racice 2015.
Organizing Committee
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General information
Venue:
Regatta Course Račice, Czech Republic
Date:
April 30 – May 3, 2015
Events:
the competition consists of the following disciplines:
Women:
K1
K2
K4
C1
C2
200m, 500m, 1000m, 5000m
200m, 500m, 1000m
500m
200m
500m
Men:
K1
K2
K4
C1
C2
C4
200m, 500m, 1000m, 5000m
200m, 500m, 1000m
1000m
200m, 500m, 1000m, 5000m
200m, 500m, 1000m
1000m
Women:
K1
V1
200 m
200 m
LTA/TA/A
Men:
K1
V1
200 m
200 m
LTA/TA/A
Time table:
April 27-30
April 30
May 1-3
May 4
Paracanoeing
venue opened for training
opening ceremony
competition program
venue closed
Each National Federation may enter two crews for every event
on the program.
Prizes:
The first three place winners of each event
will receive medals.
Doping control: Doping controls will be carried out during the competition.
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Course
The total length of the water canal is 2 350 meters and the width of main
canal is 130 meters. The depth is 2,5 – 3 meters.
The return channel has 30 meters of width, connected with the main channel
at the 1 100 meters mark. The regatta course has 9 lanes of 9 meters using
the Albano system. Starts are equipped with the automatic start system
Polaritas.
Plan of the regatta venue is attached.
Entries
Attached you can find Preliminary entry, Hotel reservation. You are kindly
requested to return it by mail till January 15, 2015.
Entries should be sent to the following address:
SPORTCENTRUM RACICE a.s.
Račice 130
411 08 Štětí
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 416 813 652,
e-mail: [email protected]
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Deadlines for entries
Preliminary entry by e-mail/ fax
Hotel reservation by e-mail/fax
Boat for rent reservation by e-mail/fax
Numerical entry by on-line system
Final travel information by e-mail
Nominal entry, accreditation by on-line system
January 15, 2015
January 15, 2015
January 15, 2015
April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015
April 6, 2015
We kindly ask you to keep the mentioned deadlines, as it will greatly help
us in the preparations of accommodation and food for all the participants of
our event as well as the preparation and timely delivery of the competition’s
program to all the team leaders.
Insurance
All official participants of the European Championships are strongly advised
to take out a medical insurance policy in their respective countries.
Medical care
The following medical services are available for all official participants of the
European Championships: physician on duty, hospital and clinic assistance.
A medical center will operate at the regatta course with ambulance and first
aid. The costs above the regular care are to be covered by the medical insurance
policy; the Organization Committee does not take any responsibility for such
expenditures.
Visa
All participants are kindly requested to contact the Czech Embassy or
Consulate in their respective countries as to the visa requirements.
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Accommodation
Exclusive** hotels
Price: Single room
Twin room
130 EUR /person/day
120 EUR /person/day
Exclusive hotels
Price: Single room
Twin room
Double room
Price: Single room
Twin room
Triple room
Price: Single room
Twin room
Triple room
115 EUR
100 EUR
95 EUR
100 EUR
90 EUR
85 EUR
85 EUR
80 EUR
75 EUR
Economy hotels
Low costs hotels
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Reservations can be made through the Organization Committee only. You
are kindly requested to send your booking on the enclosed form till January
15, 2015. We only accept changes regarding the accommodations on the
pre-printed forms.
The availability of the lodging places in the various categories is limited,
therefore the confirmation of the reservation is sent on the first-comes-firstserved basis.
Upon arrival the hotels may request a deposit according to large of teams
directly from the individual as guarantee for any eventual damage caused or
any extra service. The hotel will refund the deposit on departure deducting
minus the actual cost incurred!
• Less than 10 people
• 11 – 20 people
• More than 21 people
– damage deposit 200 EUR
– damage deposit 400 EUR
– damage deposit 500 EUR
Accommodation fee
The accommodation fee includes:
• Accommodation,
• Three meals per day,
• Participation fee.
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The participation fee
Every participant (athletes, support teams, official) will be charged EUR 30
per person and day. The participation fee applies for the period of April 27th
to May 4th. If you arrive earlier or leave later please contact the organizers.
The participation fee includes:
• Shuttle bus services connecting the regatta course and the official hotels
on competition and training days according to the timetable,
• Accreditation,
• Fees for the use of the regatta course and its facilities
• Medical care at the course,
• Security service at the course,
• Access pass and parking for one trailer and one accredited vehicle,
• Internet- Wifi,
• Bottled water during competition days.
The transfer between Prague’s Ruzyně airport (Prague railway Station) to
Račice regatta course and back is available for EUR 20 per person. Please
specify the extra size of your luggage (paddles, etc).
In case accommodation and catering are not booked through the
Organization Committee, the participation fee EUR 30 per person per day
will be charged.
Catering
The menu will be approved by the Organizing Committee and a nutritionist.
Breakfast: will be served at the hotels.
Lunch:
will be provided at the course and will offer a choice of two
main courses.
Dinner:
will be provided at the hotels.
Meals will be provided according to a preset menu and all participants will
have the same menu.
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Terms of payment
The following deadlines apply for payment of participation fee and for
accommodation
50% by February 1, 2015
50% by April 15, 2015
Beneficiary
Národní olympijské centrum vodních sportů, z.s.
Zátopkova 100/2
169 00 Praha 6
Czech Republic
Method of Payment
The preferred method of payment is Bank Transfer in EURO only, based on the
amount published in this brochure.
Bank Name:
Bank Address:
Bank Account No:
BIC Swift Code:
IBAN Number:
Bank phone:
E-mail :
Česká spořitelna a.s.
Štefánikova 17/247, 150 31 Praha 5, Czech Republic
000000-1921667293/0800
GIBACZPX
CZ07 0800 0000 0019 2166 7293
+ 420 956723143
[email protected]
All fees in connection with bank transfer to be paid by the sender.
You are kindly requested to send a copy of the bank confirmation after the
remittance to the following e-mail [email protected]
All bank charges are to be the expense of the remitter.
Payment at the Accreditation Centre
Payment is possible also at the Accreditation Centre after your arrival either in
• cash - EURO
• or by credit card (VISA, VISA ELECTRON, MASTERCARD, MAESTRO). All VISA
and Master Card payments will charged an extra cost of 3 % of the total sum.
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Cancellation terms
No forfeit cancelled until March 1, 2015
• 30% forfeit if cancelled in the period of March 1 – March 30, 2015
• 50% forfeit if cancelled in the period of March 30– April 15, 2015
• 100% forfeit if cancelled after April 15, 2015
The Organization Committee reserves itself the right to charge the responsible
person from National Federation that book a place at the European Championships
which is not used.
The Organization Committee does not take any responsibility for any extra
services of the hotels, like mini bar, telephone, parking, laundry etc. These costs
are directly collected by the hotel.
The rooms are to vacate till 10 a.m. on the day of the departure – as it is
internationally usual.
Currency Exchange office
A currency exchange office will be open at all days that the course is officially
opened from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
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Boat Transport
Please contact your Chamber of Commerce or Customs Office to obtain the
precise information regarding the documents necessary for boat transportation.
Boats rental
There is an agreement with major boats manufacturers (Nelo, Plastex, Vajda)
that the requested rental will be provided by them during the event. If you are
interested please contact these manufactures directly until January 31st. The
rental fee depends on price list of each boat manufacturer.
Nelo
E-mail:
Phone:
Fax:
Web:
[email protected]
+351.22.9272608 or +351.22.9280924
+351.22.9272709
www.nelo.eu
Vajda
E-mail:
Phone:
Fax:
Web:
[email protected]
+421.2.43712308
+421.2.437639204
www.vajdagroup.com
Plastex
E-mail:
Phone:
Fax:
Web:
[email protected]
+48.22.8116458
+48.22.8147745
www.plastex-composite.com
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Awaiting your positive reply we look forward
to meeting you and your team in Racice.
Yours friendly,
Jan Boháč
Chairman of Organizing Committee
Pavel Šebesta
Executive Director
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