Club Sanctioning Levels

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 includes Online Entry fees (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 the event 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 or at the discretion of Waka Ama NZ)
  • 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 activated for the event and included with the sanctioning fee
  • Survey tool available to survey competitors
  • Random Audits of events  
  • No two Level 2 sanctioned events may be on the same day in the same region (unless both events agree or can prove that there is no clash for paddlers or at the discretion of WANZ) 

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

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Updated: Nov 24, 2020