Club Sanctioning Levels

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Sanctioned Event Categories

Level 1

Events that attract International or multi region competitors, typically more than 500 competitors for a W6 event and 100 competitors for a W1 event (Current examples could include: Takapuna Cup, Whaingaroa Hoe (Raglan), Bhutty Race etc.


Once sanctioning is approved for all level one events Waka Ama New Zealand will provide the event with $1000 (TBC) to contribute towards the cost of Safety Boats. In return event hosts will include WANZ logos on event information , will display WANZ flags and banners that will be provided for you and will acknowledge WANZ at awards or speeches. 



Level 2

Regional or Club events that typically attract clubs from within a region. Typically Less than 500 competitors (Rotohoe, AROCA 10K Series, Hoe Tonga Secondary School regatta etc.)

 

Cost associated with applying for sanctioning of regatta’s

Level 1 - $500 Plus GST includes Online Entry fees (Fee is refunded if sanctioning is declined)

Level 2 – $100 Plus GST (Fee is refunded if sanctioning is declined)

 

Benefits:

Level 1: 

  • Event added to the www.wakaama.co.nz website and calendar
  • Online Entries are activated for event to use and included with the sanctioning fee
  • Public Liability Insurance Policy
  • Ability to apply for funds through WANZ (upon request being approved) - Funding applications endorsed and supported by the Nationals Sporting Organisation.
  • No two Level 1 sanctioned events may be on the same day (unless both events agree or can prove that there is no clash for paddlers)
  • Access to resources available or owned by the National Body (should they be available)
  • Safety approved event (Safety requirements are standardised for minimum requirements)
  • Waka Ama NZ Official present at all level 1 events to assist with race rule queries etc. Reasonable travel costs of this official must be met by the event
  • Survey tool available to survey competitors post-race
  • Random Audits of events            

 Level 2:

  • Event added to the www.wakaama.co.nz website and calendar
  • Public Liability Insurance Safety Approved event (Safety requirements are standardised for minimum requirements)
  • Online entries are available for an additional fee of $150 upon request
  • Survey tool available to survey competitors
  • Random Audits of events  


All Sanctioned events will be clearly identifiable on the website www.wakaama.co.nz

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