How often do I pay the affiliation fee?
It is an annual fee for the current season running 1 October - 30 September.
What about ID Cards?
ID cards are a separate one-off cost and are not included in the member affiliation fee. ID Cards will follow the same monthly Billing Cycle as above.
What if I belong to more than one club?
You will only need to pay one national affiliation fee, no matter how many clubs you belong to.
Can I race for more than one club?
Yes, but you may only paddle for one club at an event.
What if I join part way through the season?
People who join after the start of the season will still need to pay the full season fee, and clubs will be invoiced in the following monthly billing cycle.
Do I have to be affiliated to enter Sanctioned Events?
Yes, a Level 1 or Level 2 Sanctioned Event requires all members to be affiliated. There may be exceptions for non-affiliated classes and/or overseas competitors. This will be at the discretion of Waka Ama NZ and the event organisers at the time of race sanctioning.
How can I check if I am affiliated?
Use the Affiliation Checker on our website
Who can affiliate me?
The appointed Club Representative(s) via the Members Area.