7. LEN European Aquatics Day 30/6/2019*: INVITATION

Invitation and Propositions

Croatian Long Distance Swimming Federation / OWS Club Primorje

Place, date and time of the event:
Rijeka,30/6/2019. start at 11:00

Description and characteristics of the tracks of the event:
The event will be held simultaneously in two races: 1,000 m and 5,000 m . The start and finish of both races will be in the sea behind the main swimming pool (Bazeni Kantrida). The course and buoys are positioned as on the map.

Program and competition schedule:
9:30 – Terrace by the outdoor pool: Registration of participants
10:45 – Briefing competitors
11:00 – Start: 1000 m (time limit 30′) and 5000 m ( time limit: 120′)
13:15– Lunch for the participants
14:00 – Awards Ceremony

The right to participate in the competition:
Both events are open to competitors from outside Croatia, licensed and unlicensed competitors, club members for long-distance swimming and swimming clubs, as well as for amateurs.
The 5000m race is also National championship and part of the CRO-CUP race (Croatian Cup in Long Distance Swimming).
Each competitor competes at their own risk – acknowledging that with his own signature when filling out the application for participation just before the race or previously sent online entry form. Responsibility is not transferable to the competition organizer. For participants younger than 18 years the application is to be signed by parent / guardian to permit the participation of a minor competitor in the race.
The minors without a parent / guardian will not be allowed to participate in the competition.

The participation in the competition is to be done by REGISTRATION in one of the following ways:
1. By filling an online form on the club website: www.kdp-primorje.hr
2. On the race day
The competitor is eligible to compete after a duly completed application form for a performance at least 30 minutes before the start of the competition.

Amount of fees and method of payment:
The fee for the race is 80 kn (+ bank’s expenses) for payment submitted until 27.06.2019. on the KDP Primorje IBAN account: HR7924840081105746935, or 100 kn on the day of the race.

– MEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
5000 m CRO-CUP (15 sets x 3 = 45 medals)
– MEN (absolute) and category M15, M19, M29, M39, M49, M59, M+60
– WOMEN (absolute) and by category F15, F19 , F29, F39, F49, F50, F+60
– MEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
– WOMEN absolute and absolute based on handicap coeff.
NOTE: Cash prizes for absolute winners in the CRO-CUP competition are awarded in accordance with the HSDP Rules.

– The organizer of the competition will provide health service and rescuers with AED.
– During the performance, the competitors will be accompanied by boats and rescuers who will also be swimming in the race and wearing yellow swimming caps with the red cross on.
– When performing it is prohibited:
– to take shortcuts
– each physical confrontation in the competition (hitting, pulling competitors, etc.)
– standing, resting or any contact with the coast or with lifeboats (with the intention of rest, etc.).
– The organizer has the right to amend the requirements for the competition
–  National OWS Federation delegate: Milan Žužić
– Chief Referee: Iris Španjol
– Head of Competition: Mirko Rutar

– The course of the race is set alongside the beaches, so the competitors are obliged not to collide with occasional bathers who may interfere with the course.
– In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the organizers reserve the right to change the above proposition and the right to cancel the competition with no refund fee.
– The results are measured electronically through RFID chips, which the athletes wear as a bracelet on the hand touching the finish banner. It is mandatory for the athletes to wear the numbered cap provided by the organizer. In case of loss or damage the athlete has to refund the organizer with 100kn for the cap and/or 200kn for the chip.