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GKF SCHEDULE

GANGA KAYAK FESTIVAL – February 17th, 18th  2017

Location: Devprayag (Confluence rapid) Uttrakhand, India 
Pre race registration: 8 -9:00 am (Feb 17th)
Opening ceremony: 10:00 am
Race briefing:  9:00 am
First race starts:  11:00 am

All 4 events::

Pro’s

 * Sprint

 * Giant slalom

 * Boater Cross

 * Mass boater cross

 Rs 1000/- (Includes: Event T-shirt)

 

Descriptions: 

Sprint (Pro’s): Starts from above the Confluence Rapid on the river right each athlete completes 1 laps time counting. 

Giant Slalom (Pro’s): Starts from above the Confluence Rapid on the river right. To finish the race, the athlete must touch the banner on the rock in the left eddy below the bridge and on the right eddy after the bridge. Each athlete completes 1 laps time counting. . 

Boater cross: The top 32 athletes from the Sprint and Giant slalom events (combined time) will qualify for the pro’s Boater Cross. There will be heats of 4 kayakers. Starts from. above the Confluence Rapid on the river right To finish the race, the athlete must touch the banner on the rock in the right eddy below the bridge And on the left eddy after the bridge and than the right eddy and than the finish banner. The best 16 will be selected for the next round of boater cross, from this round best 8 will be selected for semifinal and the top 4 athletes will qualify for the Super Final round and battle for the Boater Cross title.

Best Indian paddler of the year award: Top 10 Indian athletes will qualify for this category based on a combined ranking from the Sprint, Giant slalom and Boater cross and will battle for the honor. 

Mass boater cross (for all): Athletes will start together from above confluence rapid on the river right side. It will be a Le-mans style start. Once the start signal fires the athlete will need to run over, enter their kayak, put their spray deck on, and sprint down to the finish point river left side  This is a 300 meter long race and there will be no gates for the Mass Boater Cross.


Rules for Pro’s category: 
1.Athlete must be a solid class IV kayaker and a competent white water swimmer.
2. Kayak should not be more than 3 meters long.
3. Each athlete has to complete 1 rounds of the Sprint.
5. 50 seconds penalty for missing obstacles. (Touch me banner)

  

 

 

General Information

Pre registration begins on Feb 10th on wards at the he GANGA KAYAK FESTIVAL officeBadrinath road Opposite Sai Gang Cottage Tapovan, Rishikesh 

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Phone: Bheem Singh Chauhan +919411527295

Harendra Rawat (Gappu) +917248451006

Vikash Bhandari +919897103960

Dinesh Pandey +91 9456350571

 

 

 

 

 

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