2020 ECA Canoe Ocean Racing European Championships
17 - 19 Sep 2020
The members of the International Panel are selected on the basis of experience and competency. The level of experience required relates to previous experience of selection/GB Team matters, current knowledge and first hand practical experience of the sport at a national and International level. The panel retains overall authority for all aspects of policy including selection venues, dates and for selecting all Great Britain representative teams at Senior, Under 23 and Junior levels.
The BC Slalom Committee also has a non-voting appointed observer: Martyn Setchell (appointed by the Slalom Committee) he attends all International Panel meetings and is copied in on all correspondence as an observer. Additional members: Following the completion of each selection series, National coaches from UK Programmes with representation from Home Nation programme coaches are invited to attend the International Panel meeting to advise on team selection with reference to the published policy. Invites are sent out in advance inviting Home Nations and programmes to send a nominated representative.
In the case of Olympic Team selection, the British Canoeing International panel are responsible for determining the process which will select the team in an objective and transparent way. Subject to achievement of performance standards British Canoeing will nominate one athlete and one nominated reserve to the British Olympic Association in each event at which Great Britain has qualified an Olympic boat quota place. The British Olympic Association will then consider the nomination(s) and are solely responsible for ratification and announcement of athlete selections to Team GB.