Lough Erne Canoe Rally

26th +27th September 2009
Event Information

The Erne Canoe Rally is a not for profit – fun competitive canoeing/kayaking event open to all abilities and age groups. A number of classes and special disciplines are available for teams of 3. The idea of the event is that the teams must choose and compete in the same boat across all disciplines, a special fancy dress element in the theme of ‘super heroes’ will be scored at the Saturday evening disco.

Individual Classes + Overall Prizes
Kayak 1st,2nd,3rd
Canoe 1st,2nd,3rd
Under 18 1st,2nd,3rd
Female 1st,2nd,3rd
Individual 1st,2nd,3rd
Team 1st,2nd 3rd

Teams must comprise of 3 members. i.e. 3 kayaks or 1 open canoe and 2 kayaks. Open Canoes must have two team members in each boat. Individuals can compete on their own or as part of a team. The choice of boat is up to you! All competitors must complete all disciplines so choose your boat wisely!

Long Distance
Competitive Fancy Dress – Super Hero Theme

Registration will open at 8am on Sat 26th September in the arena for participants arriving on Saturday. All participants must be registered and boats scrutinised prior to competing.
The first Race will start at 10.30am sharp with last entries at 10am.

Helmets must be worn by under 18’s and are recommended for everyone else. Buoyancy aids are compulsory for everyone. A range of safety boats will be on location for all the events with qualified drivers.

Programme Saturday
10.30 am Long Distance Race 8Kms on Erne Canoe Trail
12.30 -13.30 Lunch break
13.30 Slalom Race Flat water slalom over 100m
15.30 Backwards Race 6-8 per heat fastest time wins
17.00 Sprint Race 6-8 per heat fastest time wins
19.00 Bar be que
20.00 Bar and Disco DJ Sneeze – cheese to please!
22.00 Competitive Fancy Dress Competition

Programme Sunday
10.00 Slalom Round 2
12.30 Lunch Break
13.30 Obstacle race Le Mans start
15.00 Prize giving
15.30 Depart

£35/£20pp Includes:
2 Nights camping + facilities on Site with parking
Evening Meal on Saturday Evening
Event Entry
Disco with Licensed Bar

Free Goodie bag including event t-shirt

What to Bring
Camping Equipment
Food for the weekend (Takeaway facilities available)
Water going clothing
Buoyancy aid + helmet
Kayak/Canoe + Paddle
Fancy Dress (super hero theme)
Sense of Humour

To enter simply download and fill in the detail on the entry form returning it to the address below, with a cheque made payable to Share Holiday Village for £35.00- Adults or £20 for Children, students senior citizens the unemployed and registered disabled. There will be a maximum of 200 competitors, so entry is on a first come first served basis.

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