8. LEN European Aquatics Day 28/6/2020: INVITATION

Invitation and Propositions

Organizer:
OWS Club Primorje

Place, date and time of the event:
Rijeka,28/6/2020 start at 11:00

Description and characteristics of the tracks of the event:
The event will be held simultaneously in two races: 1,000 m and 3,000 m . The start and finish of both races will be in the sea behind the main swimming pool (Bazeni Kantrida). The course and buoys are positioned as on the map.

Program and competition schedule:
9:30 – Terrace by the outdoor pool: Registration of participants
10:45 – Briefing competitors
11:00 – Start: 1000 m (time limit 30′) and 3000 m ( time limit: 80′)
12:45– Lunch for the participants
13:30 – Awards Ceremony

The right to participate in the competition:
Both events are open to competitors from outside Croatia, licensed and unlicensed competitors, club members for long-distance swimming and swimming clubs, as well as for amateurs.
Each competitor competes at their own risk – acknowledging that with his own signature when filling out the application for participation just before the race or previously sent online entry form. Responsibility is not transferable to the competition organizer. For participants younger than 18 years the application is to be signed by parent / guardian to permit the participation of a minor competitor in the race.
The minors without a parent / guardian will not be allowed to participate in the competition.

Registration
The participation in the competition is to be done by REGISTRATION in one of the following ways:
Exclusively by filling the online form on the club website: www.kdp-primorje.hr
The competitor is eligible to compete after confirming his/her arrival at least 20 minutes before the start of the competition.

Amount of fees and method of payment:
The fee for the race is 80 kn (+ bank’s expenses) for payment submitted until 25.06.2020. on the KDP Primorje IBAN account: HR7924840081105746935, or 100 kn on the day of the race.

Awards:
3000m
– MEN absolute and absolute based on coeff.
and b category M15, M19, M29, M39, M49, M59, M60+
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
and by category F15, F19 , F29, F39, F49, F50, F60+
1000m
– MEN absolute and absolute based on coeff.
and b category M15, M19, M29, M39, M49, M59, M60+
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
and by category F15, F19 , F29, F39, F49, F50, F60+

Other
– The organizer of the competition will provide health service and rescuers with AED.
– During the performance, the competitors will be accompanied by boats and rescuers,    so in case of emergency, the swimmer can raise their hand.
– When performing it is prohibited:
– to take shortcuts
– each physical confrontation in the competition (hitting, pulling competitors, etc.)
– standing, resting or any contact with the coast or with lifeboats (with the intention of      rest, etc.).
– The organizer has the right to amend the requirements for the competition
– Head of Competition: Mirko Rutar

Note:
– The course of the race is set alongside the beaches, so the competitors are obliged not to collide with occasional bathers who may interfere with the course.
– In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the organizers reserve the right to change the above proposition and the right to cancel the competition with no refund fee.
– The results are measured electronically through RFID chips, which the athletes wear as a bracelet on the hand touching the finish banner. It is mandatory for the athletes to wear the numbered cap provided by the organizer. In case of loss or damage the athlete has to refund the organizer with 100kn for the cap and/or 200kn for the chip.

Special measures related to the Corona pandemic:
– online registered swimmers must unsubscribe by e-mail, ie abstain from coming to the competition in case of increased body temperature or any suspicion of infection with COVID-19 virus
– upon arrival, all swimmers will have their temperature checked with an infrared remote thermometer and if it is elevated, they will have to leave the competition area.
– when entering the competition area, it is necessary to disinfect the hands with the installed dispersant.
– It is recommended for competitors to wear protective masks before entering the sea and after leaving, with the obligation to maintain a distance of at least 1.5 m.
– theSTART of the race is out of the water in 3 rows based on the expected pace of swimming:
1st row: <1’20 ” / 100m
2nd row: <1’21 ” – 1’40 ” / 100m
3rd row:> 1’41 ” / 100m