Rabac 1500m/3000m + sprint 200m: Rules

Invitation and Propositions

Organizer:
KDP Primorje

Place, date and time of the event:
Rabac, 16/07/2017. start at 11:00

Description and characteristics of the tracks of the event:
The event will be held simultaneously in two races: 1,500 m and 3,000 m . The start and finish of both races will be in the sea at the end of the pier (Obala M. Tita). The course and buoys are positioned as on the map here.

Program and competition schedule:
9:30 –  Registration of participants
10:45 – Briefing competitors
11:00 – Start: 1500 m (time limit 45′) and 3000 m (time limit 90′)
12:30 – Start 200 m sprint race
13:00– Lunch for the participants
14:00 – 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:
1. By filling an online form on the club website: www.kdp-primorje.hr
2. On the race day
The competitor is eligible to compete after a duly completed application form for a performance at least 30 minutes before the start of the competition.

Amount of fees and method of payment:
The fee for the race is 80 kn for payment submitted until 14.07.2017. on the KDP Primorje IBAN account: HR7924840081105746935, or 100 kn on the day of the race.
The fee for 200m is 20 kn for the athletes who had competed in one of the previous races (1500/3000m), or 50 kn for all others.
All the participants are entitled to a meal, and those swimming in either 1500 or 3000m will also get a T shirt

Awards:
5000m
– MEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
1000m
– MEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
200 m
– MEN absolute
– WOMEN absolute

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 who will also be swimming in the race and wearing yellow swimming caps with the red cross on.
– 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
– Chief Referee: Iris Španjol
– Head of Competition: Mirko Rutar

Note:
– 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.