2 2 Dear sport friends, on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 2019 International Brandenburg Cup for Youth and Juniors It is a great pleasure to invite you to take part in this event. The Regattateam Brandenburg as the host of this 2019 International Brandenburg Cup for Youth and Juniors will again go to great efforts to organize a successful event for all participants. We hope to welcome again many teams at the regatta course in Brandenburg an der Havel. In this Bulletin Nr.1, you will find the most important information s about the competition, accommodation and all the services included in the accreditation fee. Germany, the Federal State of Brandenburg and the City of Brandenburg an der Havel will welcome you with the most heartfelt hospitality! Regattateam Brandenburg Beetzsee e.v.
3 Greetings of the President of the Federal Canoe Federation of Brandenburg Michael Schröder 3 As President of the Brandenburg Canoeing Association, I would like to invite all participants, team staff, officials and hopefully the numerous guests and spectators to attend the 2019 th International Brandenburg Cup for Youth and Juniors from 24 th to 26 th of May 2019 in Brandenburg an der Havel. canoeing events. For almost 50 years the traditional regatta course on Lake Beetzsee has been the venue for many national and international The unique natural location on the lake Beetzsee, the high level of technical equipment, the generous and multifunctional buildings as well as the many dedicated organizers and volunteers of the regatta team have contributed to the fact that the regatta course is one of the top addresses for the organisation of international competitions. The cosmopolitan and hospitable city of Brandenburg will again prove to be an excellent host this year. The new format of an international Brandenburg Cup for youth and juniors is intended to give young athletes in particular the opportunity to compete in international comparison. We would like to thank the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Federal State of Brandenburg, the City of Brandenburg, the German Canoe Federation, numerous sponsors and volunteers who support the preparation and implementation of the International Brandenburg Cup. We can look forward to exciting competitions in the youth and junior level.
4 4 I wish for the 2019 International Brandenburg Cup a successful and smooth course, good water and weather conditions, fair competitions and the highest sporting achievements. I wish you some pleasant days in Brandenburg an der Havel-the city on the river. President Federal Canoe Association of Brandenburg
5 General Information's Venue: Regatta Course Beetzsee, Brandenburg an der Havel, An der Regattastrecke1, Germany 5 Date: Classes Youth Juniors U23 Women: (born between and ) Men: (born between and ) Women: (born between and ) Men: (born between and ) Women: (born between and ) Men: (born between and ) Restrictions on Participation In the classes juniors and U23 only national teams may compete. The youth class is open also for club teams.
6 Races U23: K1, C1, K2, C2 200 m men and women Juniors: Youth: K1, K2, K4, C1, C2 500 m women K1, K2, C2, K4 500 m men K1, C m women K1, C1, K2, C2 1000m men K1, C1, K2, C2 200 m men and women K1, K2, K4, C1, C2 500 m women K1, C2, K4, C4 500 m men K1, C m women K1, C1, K2, C2 1000m men K1, C1, K2, C2 200 m men and women K1, K2, K4, C1, C2 500 m women K1, C2, K4, C4 500 m men K1, C m women K1, C1, K2, C2 1000m men 6 Provisional time schedule The provisional team schedule depends on the number of entries. In case of a small number of participants two days of competition are planned, otherwise it will be three days. The decision will be made and published immediately after the deadline for the numerical entry.
7 Two Competition Days Friday, :00 Team Leaders Meeting 7 Saturday, :00 18:00 Races Sunday, :00 Last Race Tree Competition Days Thursday, :00 Team Leaders Meeting Friday, :00 18:00 Races Saturday, :00 18:00 Races Sunday, :00 Last Race Accommodation The organizing Committee takes care for the accommodation and full board for the athletes and one team leader up to ten athletes and one team leader. Your team will be accommodated in youth hostels or guest houses in Brandenburg an der Havel. A camping site is available directly at the regatta venue. If you send your entries you can chose, which kind of accommodation do you prefer. For a limited number of team members up to ten accommodation and full board is free of charge. For all additional team members, the fees for accommodation are below. Breakfast is available in all kinds of accommodations. If teams stay at the camping site, also breakfast will be served at the regatta course. For all team s lunch and dinner are available at the regatta course.
8 A shuttle bus service connecting the regatta course and the official hotels is available between and Accommodation and full board are free from Thursday, (Dinner) to Sunday, (Dinner) for all team members up to ten athletes and one team leader. You are welcome to arrive earlier or leave later. In this case, please contact the organising committee for a special offer. The Organizing Committee does not take responsibility for any extra service of the hotel, like minibar, telephone, parking, etc. These costs are to be paid directly to the hotel. In case your team would cause any damage to the rooms, you must pay for it on the spot or else the OC will send you the invoice for the cost of the damage afterwards. Check-in time is 14:00. The rooms are to be vacated before 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure. (Upon request, the hotels will provide storage rooms for an additional fee.) 8 Additional Team Members The costs for additional team members depend on the selected category. Category 1 guest house and cabin or hostel / double room: Category 2 camping at the regatta venue: 50 EUR/person/day 25 EUR/person/day The fees include accommodation in the selected category, full board and for category 1 shuttle service between the guest house and the regatta course.
9 9 Participation Fees The participation fee includes o Participation in the chosen class o Accreditation o Access and parking for one trailer and one accredited vehicle per team o Transportation from the hotel to the regatta venue o Medical care at the venue. Participation Fee per Person for the whole stay: 40 EUR The participation fee does NOT include airport transfer to Brandenburg an der Havel. Entries For your numerical entry please use the attached entry form in EXCEL. The nominal entry you can do online using the following website
10 Please note the following deadlines: PRELIMINARY ENTRY PROVISIONAL HOTEL BOOKING FINAL HOTEL BOOKING NOMINAL ENTRY mailing address: Web: Regattateam Brandenburg Beetzsee e.v. An der Regattastrecke Brandenburg an der Havel Germany Late Entries Late entries are possible, if you send this until 96 hours before the team leaders meeting to the competition committee. In that case, you have to pay a late entry fee in the amount of double participation fee. In this case we cannot guarantee that hotel rooms are still available. You may contact the organising committee. During the team leaders meeting it is only possible to scratch athletes. It is not possible to pay back the participation fee. Rules The currently valid competition rules of the ICF are applied.
11 Airport Transfer For teams, bigger than 3 persons arriving together at the same time we offer the transfer, between Airport Berlin Brandenburg Berlin for 35 EUR/person bidirectional. Individuals and teams of 3 or less requiring transfer should contact the Organizing Committee for a custom price. 11 Please contact us if you like to come earlier. Terms of Payment 50% of the preliminary costs until % of the total costs until All money transfer costs have to be borne by the remitter! All payments must be closed before team leaders meeting starts. Only in case of regular payment the reservations will be guaranteed. Regattateam Brandenburg Beetzsee e.v. Brandenburger Bank IBAN: DE BIC: GENODEF1BRB Cancellation Terms and Late Entries If you must scratch an athlete after the nevertheless you have to pay the participation fee.
12 Boat Transportation Please contact your Chamber of Industry and Commerce or Customs Office to obtain the accurate information regarding the documents necessary for boat transportation. 12 Insurance All official participants of the competition 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 event: doctor on duty, hospital and clinic assistance. A medical centre will operate at the regatta venue with ambulance and first aid. All costs exceeding the regular first aid and ambulance services have to be covered by your medical insurance policy, the Organizing Committee is not responsible to cover your expenses in connection with hospital treatment, dental treatment or any other medical treatment. Visa All participants are kindly requested to contact the German Embassy or consulate in their respective countries in time regarding visa requirements or visit the official web site of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs
13 Possibility for Training Camp Teams wishing to have a training camp on the competition venue prior the cup are kindly requested to arrange it via the Organizing Committee. 13 Boat Rental For your boat rental inquiries, please use the following contact Gußer Kanusport
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