Sanctioned & Approved Event Information

Sanctioned Events

Sanctioned Event Levels

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.

Level 2: Regional or Club events that typically attract clubs from within a region and less than 500 competitors.

Sanctioned Event Fees

Level 1: $500 + GST 

Level 2: $100 + GST

Level 2 (as part of series): $65 + GST per event

        Series that have the same host, location, and event structure for each event in the series are eligible for the series sanctioning fee

        Series that have a different host, location or event structure for each event in the series are not eligible for the series sanctioning fee

Sanctioned Event Benefits

Level 1:

        Event added/advertised on the www.wakaama.co.nz website, events calendar, and Facebook

        Use of WANZ online entry system including entry set up by WANZ

        Public Liability Insurance Policy provided by WANZ

        Ability to apply for funds through WANZ (upon request being approved)

        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 WANZ)

        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 competitor’s post-race

        Random Audits of events

Once sanctioning is approved for all Level 1 events Waka Ama NZ will provide the event with $1000 to contribute towards the cost of Safety Boats. In return event hosts will include Waka Ama NZ logos on all event information, Waka Ama NZ flags and banners that will be provided for you and will acknowledge Waka Ama NZ at awards or speeches.

Level 2:

        Event added/advertised on the www.wakaama.co.nz website, events calendar, and Facebook

        Public Liability Insurance Policy provided by WANZ

        Use of WANZ online entry system including entry set up by WANZ

        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 in the events calendar on the WANZ website www.wakaama.co.nz

 

Approved Event

Approved Event

An Event that is organised by an organisation or entity that is not a member of Waka Ama New Zealand.

Approved Event Fees

The Approved Event fee is $175 + GST.

Approved Event Benefits

        Event added/advertised on the www.wakaama.co.nz website, events calendar and Facebook

        No Approved event or Sanctioned events may be held 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)

        Waka Ama NZ Approval

        Use of WANZ online entry system including entry set up by WANZ

All Approved Events will be clearly identifiable in the events calendar on the WANZ website www.wakaama.co.nz

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Updated: Sep 20, 2021
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