HCRA 2019 V-1 World Distance Championships Qualifier
Sunday, April 7, 2019. Sand Island, Oahu

WHAT: This is the race to qualify for the 2019 V-1 World Distance Championships put on by the International Va’a Federation (IVF). The event will be held on the Sunshine Coast (Mooloolaba), Australia – races days from August 12th to the 16th (exact schedule not set yet). There will be only one qualifier per division.

WHERE: Sand Island

DATE & TIME: Sunday April 07, 2019. 10:00 a.m. start. See registration info below for check in time

Divisions – Kane & Wahine Canoe: V-1 only. Age groups are IVF - defined by the year you are born in, as noted below:
Junior 19 (Born in 2000 or later)
Open (No restriction)
Master 40 (Born in 1979 or earlier)
Master 50 (Born in 1969 or earlier)
Master 60 (Born in 1959 or earlier)
Master 70 (Born in 1949 or earlier)

Short Course – for Master 70 only: @ 5 miles – out and back from Sand Island

Long Course – for all others: @ 9 miles – out and back from Sand Island

Canoes: A V-1 is a rudderless one-man canoe. Any make or model is allowed, however, there will be a minimum weight requirement of 25 lbs., and those canoes lighter than the minimum will have weight added at check in.

Entry Fees Jan 01, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019
V1 $30.00

Registration: Online at www.flpregister.com. There is a provisional deadline of March 23 to register. Anyone registering after that date may be denied entry if he or she is registering in a division that had a single entrant previously. Everyone is encouraged to get their entries in ASAP, but late entries, including on race day will be accepted if there is not a problem with a single entrant.

Commitment required: All winners are required to commit to attending the IVF Championships by bringing a $100 deposit for HCRA on April 7. If the winner cannot commit, then the 2nd place finisher will be awarded the slot for Hawaii.

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