The Australian Marathon Canoe/Kayak Championships are conducted under the regulations and guidelines contained in the ICF Marathon Racing Rules and the variations to these published by Australian Canoeing, including the AC Canoeing Competitions Bylaw and the variations contained in published event information.
It is the responsibility of the competitors to be familiar with the regulations, copies of which are available from the State Canoe Associations or by clicking the link at the bottom of this page
ELIGIBILITY OF COMPETITORS
The Championships will be conducted in the following categories of canoe and kayak:
International Classes: K1,
Australian Touring Classes: TK1, TK2, TC1, TC2
The Championships will be conducted in the following age and sex categories for the above classes of canoes and kayaks,
Open Class* Men, Women, Mixed
Under 22 Men, Women, Mixed (U22 competitors will compete in Open Class and have results recorded in both clases)
Junior (Under 18) Men, Women, Mixed
Junior (Under 16) Men, Women, Mixed
Junior (Under 14) Men, Women, Mixed
Junior (Under 12) Men, Women, Mixed
Veteran 35 and Over Men, Women, Mixed
Veteran 45 and Over Men, Women, Mixed
Veteran 55 and Over Men, Women, Mixed
Veteran 65 and Over Men, Women
* competitors must be older than 15 years as of 1st Jan 2006
Ages of all competitors are to be taken as of the 1st January 2006
CONSTITUTED CLASSES AND MEDALS
A constituted class shall consist of a minimum of three starters for all classes. Medals will be as per the AC Canoeing Competitions Bylaw.
Certificates indicating participantsÕ class, place and time will be awarded to all finishers.