2020 ECA Cup | Canoe Polo
27 - 28 Jun 2020
The course designers will be drawn on Friday 19 th April 2019 after the last training session of that day. For each race two coaches are responsible for course design. There will be two draws and one course designer will be drawn for each race. Draw 1 contains technical coaches from the Olympic Podium Programme and draw 2 contains employed coaches from Scotland (1), Wales (1) England (1) as well as the Olympic Podium Potential Programme (2). The appointed chief judge will be involved directly in the course design proposals. Following the course design draw, all three course designs are submitted to the chief judge prior to the commencement of race 1. Course approval takes place immediately following demonstration runs. Final pole adjustments are made by the course designers (or delegated to the Head Coach) in consultation with the Chief Judge.
For the race competition, The Start will be at the exit of the start pool and finish lines will reflect a target race length of 80 sec K1M. Water volume will be 3 pumps. Subject to confirmation, course configurations will be agreed and will remain in place from 1 Jan 2019 to following 2019 Selection competition dates.
2019 presents a demanding International travel schedule and in order to prioritise performance at the World Championships all athletes selected for the Senior World Championship Team will release World Cup Race 4, Markkleeberg, GER including athletes selected to race in another event if they are part of the Senior World Championship team. The Head Coach of the GBR Senior Worlds Team has the right to revoke this release up to 1 July 2019. Any U23 or Junior athlete selected for the 2019 Senior World Championship team will not be eligible to race at the 2019 U23 or Junior European Championships in any event unless they decline their place(s) at the Senior World Championships.