2020 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing Europian Championships
19 - 22 Aug 2020
Selection to a Great Britain Team is to specific identified races in accordance with the prevailing selection policy. Selected paddlers who are not funded through a British Canoeing UK Lottery funded Programme may apply in writing to the athlete’s Home Nation representative for consideration of support. Applicants for such support are reminded that these funds are limited and securing other funding will almost certainly be necessary and that an athlete contribution will be required.
All athletes putting themselves forward for selection for a Great Britain team are expected to hold a valid passport with a minimum of 6 months unexpired and hold a current European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). From 1 January 2019 Great Britain will continue to select C2Mx & Extreme Slalom athletes at Junior, U23 and senior championship events (all athletes will have to self-fund the full costs of attendance). The C2Mx & Extreme Slalom events remain a full ICF World Championship discipline but as non-Olympic events, cannot be supported by UK Sport lottery funding. Selected Non-funded athletes will be provided support by Team Management for communication and liaison purposes but coaching and travel arrangements will be the responsibility of the individual athlete(s).
Alongside travel and logistics support for these events, team management, emergency medical treatment, race day video and splits support will be provided. World Cups and Preparation/training camps for non-funded athletes are the responsibility of the individual athlete and not part of the GBR Team programme unless agreed however support to establish projected costs in advance and assistance for making travel bookings may be provided upon request through the British Canoeing logistics team. At U23 & Junior championship events British Canoeing may provide a small subsidy in 2020 Olympic events towards selected non programme athletes, but the majority of the cost will have to be paid for by the individual athlete through an athlete contribution.