Shepperton Weir Slalom, 18th/19th June Division3/4

Shepperton Weir Slalom division 4 is the entry level at this discipline and division 3 for paddlers starting to move up the divisional system. For those new to slalom we have kayaks available for use and there will be coaches on the water during the plenty of practise time. On Saturday morning all division 4 paddlers will be invited to have a run through the rules and will then be able to ask any questions.

The website: http://www.canoeslalom.co.uk/info/FAQs.htm is also very useful.

Division 4 entries will be accepted before hand by email and on each day unless we have reached our limits.

Division 3 paddlers can enter online at www.canoeslalomentries.co.uk,

Cheques payable to Shepperton Canoe Club. Enhanced entry fee for online entries and payment.

ALL division 3 entries received after 3rd June (on line 11th June) will be charged late entry fees and you may be required to help judge.

Judges and helpers are always welcome and will be provided with refreshments. We will be holding a practise judging competition over the weekend.

Directions:     Sat nav TW17 9LW, parking is limited.

The course should be up on Thursday evening and paddlers are welcome anytime from Friday to practise.

Provisional timetable:-

Saturday.                                                                   Sunday

07:00   Course available for practise                    07:00   Course available for practise

09:00   Control opens for entries                           09:00   Control opens for entries

11:00   Official practise runs                                  10:00   Official practise runs

12:00   First runs                                                      11:00   First runs

14:00   Second runs                                                            13:00   Second runs

Team Races                                                             Slalom sprint race

16:00   Prize giving                                                  15:00   Prize giving

A provisional start list will be posted on the canoe slalom website, see the chatter board for updates and information.

Camping is available free on site, toilets and showers in the Clubhouse.  Café Shep will be running all weekend to provide food and drink.  Saturday evening we will have a bring it yourself BBQ

Whitewater Canoe Centre is only a short distance from the Club and will be open during the weekend. – Discount for competitors.