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WALTON & WEYBRIDGE REGATTA

Notice of regatta - under ARA Rules of Racing and Row Safe Code

Saturday, 6th June 2009

1,000m Downstream on the River Thames between Walton Marina and Miskins Wharf.

Events offered for Walton & Weybridge Regatta 2009
EVENT BOAT STATUS   EVENT BOAT STATUS   EVENT BOAT STATUS
1 8o IM 1   18 4x+ WJ15   35 1x W NOVICE
2 8o IM 2   19 2- IM 2   36 1x W JUNIOR
3 8o W IM 3   20 2x IM 1   37 1x J17
4 8o NOVICE   21 2x W IM 2   38 1x J16
5 8o JUNIOR   22 2x IM 3   39 1x WJ16
6 4+ IM 1   23 2x NOVICE   40 1x J15
7 4+ IM 2   24 2x W NOVICE   41 1x WJ15
8 4+ IM 3   25 2x JUNIOR   42 4x+ J14
9 4+ W IM 2   26 2x J16   43 2x J14
10 4+ NOVICE   27 2x J15   44 4x+ J13
11 4+ W NOVICE   28 2x NOVICE VET   45 2x J13
12 4+ J17   29 1x IM 1   46 2x J12
13 4+ J16   30 1x IM 2   47 4x+ WJ14
14 4+ WJ16   31 1x W IM 2   48 2x WJ14
15 4- VETERAN   32 1x IM 3   49 4x+ WJ13
16 4x- J16   33 1x W IM 3   50 4x+ Mixed J12
17 4x+ J15   34 1x NOVICE        

PLEASE SEE THE SPECIAL NOTICES UNDERNEATH ABOUT DOUBLING-UP ARRANGEMENTS

ALL EVENTS:  Will take place from stakeboats over a 1,000 metres downstream two-lane buoyed course and will be decided by knock-out competitions.

EVENT 15:  Veterans are invited to enter and classifications will depend on type and number of entries received.

EVENT 28:  Novice Veteran requires that competitors are both Novices AND Veterans. There is no handicapping by age.

EVENTS 42-50:  Scullers may only enter in their own age category or one year higher.

EVENT 50:  Crews in event 50 may be mixed in any ratio (i.e. 4:0, 3:1 or 2:2).

PRIZES:  Engraved Pint Tankards for all events.

DRAW:  Will take place at Weybridge Rowing Club on Sunday, 31st May 2009, at 12 noon.

ENTRY FEES:  Eights (8o, 8x) £64, Fours (4+, 4-, 4x+, 4x-) £40, Pairs (2-, 2x) £20, Singles (1x) £10.

ENTRIES:  May only be made on-line through the ARA website. No postal, faxed or e-mailed entries will be accepted.
Payment must be made by cheque to the Entries Secretary, be in favour of 'Walton & Weybridge Regatta', and posted to:
ENTRIES SECRETARY, WALTON & WEYBRIDGE REGATTA, 59 Berkeley Court, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 9HY, OARA will be available until 8 p.m. on Saturday 30th May 2009.

The Regatta Draw, Instructions for Competitors and Safety Information will only be sent out by electronic means.
It is therefore essential that the contact information that appears on a Club's entries be correct and as complete as possible.

DOUBLING-UP: is permitted. HOWEVER PLEASE NOTE: The order of event numbers in all heats and finals will be as follows: 34, 39, 49, 26, 28, 46, 32, 41, 13, 27, 24, 25, 19, 48, 38, 33, 12, 22, 14, 15, 45, 40, 10, 36, 50, 29, 17, 11, 7, 8, 31, 43, 6, 30, 37, 5, 35, 9, 47, 44, 23, 2, 18, 4, 16, 21, 42, 20, 3, 1 and THIS ORDER WILL NOT BE CHANGED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Heats will be at 3 or 4 minute intervals, with finals at 4 or 5 minute intervals.

It is the responsibility of entrants to ensure that they will have sufficient time between races.
Races will start without reference to absentees. Notice of doublings is no longer required.

The Regatta offers a wide range of events, but is limited as to the number of races it can accommodate. The Committee therefore reserves the right to refuse entries which are incomplete or not accompanied by full payment, and to cancel any event with insufficient entries.

In the case of what it judges to be insufficient entries for a viable event, the Committee will transfer the entry to the next higher class without reference, unless it is made clear on the entry that this is not acceptable.

If individuals are doubling-up and one of their crews has to be refused, efforts will be made to ensure that the remaining crew is accommodated if at all possible.
If a crew wishes not to be accommodated by this method, preferences must be made clear in the free-text part of the OARA entry.

A version of this Notice of Regatta is available for download in several formats:
NoR 2009 as pdf, NoR 2009 as ODS, or NoR 2009 as Excel.

The "OpenDocument Spreadsheet" format above can be opened and edited using the free OpenOffice suite available from OpenOffice.org.

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