Clare Glens Race Application To Race Introduction This is a trial application form so please do not be offended by the questions

! The form is designed to allow your team show that you are qualified to race. Please return race application forms with all fields fully completed in pdf format to clareglensrace@gmail.com or by post to Clare Glens Race Office, 92 The Meadows, Murroe, Co. Limerick by November 30th2009. Section 1: General Kayaking Experience Summary Describe each paddlers general kayaking background or experience (disciplines, trips, instruction, qualifications etc.). Focus on paddling experience that is relevant to this race i.e. creeking, expeditions, other creeking/WW/BoaterX races. Paddler 1 (Captain): Paddler 2: Paddler 3:

Section 2: Irish Kayaking Experience

Each team member must have kayaked on 4 no. Irish Class 4+ rivers as described in on www.irishwhitewater.com i.e. Middle Flesk, Upper Roughty, Dargle, Glenmacnass

List rivers and approximate dates below. Paddler 1 (Captain): Paddler 2: Paddler 3:
All Requirements filled? (Organisers Only)

Section 3: International Kayaking Experience

Each team member must have kayaked on 4 no. International Class 4+ rivers

List rivers and approximate dates below. Paddler 1 (Captain): Paddler 2: Paddler 3:
All Requirements filled? (Organisers Only)

Section 4: Clare Glens Kayaking Experience

Two members of the team must have kayaked on the Glens at least 2 times prior to the race day

List approximate dates and water levels of Glens descents below. Paddler 1 (Captain): Paddler 2: Paddler 3:
All Requirements filled? (Organisers Only)

Section 5: Signature of ICU Level 4 Coach
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All paddlers on the team must be endorsed by an ICU Level 4 Coach Does not need to be the same coach for each paddler, Level 4 coachs are allowed to sign off on themselves and team mates.

Signature for each name please. Paddler 1: (Enter coach name and contact number) (Captain): Paddler 2: (Enter coach name and contact number) Paddler 3: (Enter coach name and contact number) Note – The Level 4 coach is endorsing the paddler’s ability to physically compete in the race only and is not responsible for any accidents which may occur.
All Requirements filled? (Organisers Only)

Section 6: Safety/First Aid Qualifications • Two paddlers on the team must hold current first aid (REC3 or equivalent) and river rescue (RSR 2 or equivalent) qualifications.

List Qualifications and dates below. Paddler 1: (Enter Name) (Captain): Paddler 2: (Enter Name) Paddler 3: (Enter Name)
All Requirements filled? (Office Only)

Section 7: Irish Canoe Union Qualifications (not a pre-requisite but please detail any qualifications) Paddler 1: (Enter Name) (Captain): Paddler 2: (Enter Name) Paddler 3: (Enter Name)
All Requirements filled (Office Only)

Notes: 1. For info on the race visit clareglensrace.blogspot.com 2. Teams of three with one person nominated as captain 3. All communication from the race organisers will be to the team captain 4. Paddlers must be 18 yrs or over 5. Teams can be mixed boy/girls 6. In general, participants in the race will be responsible for their own safety 7. All paddlers in the team must meet the requirement set out below 8. Rules and format are subject to change at event organisers discretion 9. Paddlers will obey the instructions of race officials Any questions? Just mail us - clareglensrace@gmail.com