Paddler Declaration

Official use only

Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2020

 

Canoe No: ___  ___ ___

 

 

PADDLER DECLARATION AND INDEMNITY


In consideration of being accepted by the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Association Inc. (the Association) as a participant in The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, The Wisemans Dash or the Classic Relay:

I, 


       _________________________________________________________


UNDERSTAND AND AGREE to the following:

 

  • That competing in the event involves paddling on the Hawkesbury River and I am aware of the hazards involved.


  • That the details submitted by me on the entry form are true and accurate.


  • That I do NOT have COVID-19 or its symptoms

  • That I have NOT been in direct contact with a known case of COVID-19 in the previous 14 days

  • That I do NOT have Flu-like symptoms nor have a high health risk (e.g. due to age or pre-existing health conditions).

  • I have NOT travelled internationally in the previous 14 days.

  • That I can swim at least 50 meters and I am fit to paddle the length of the event.


  • I will wear an approved lifejacket properly fastened at all times on the water.


  •  I will have the following attached to me at all times‚ an approved whistle, a small waterproof torch or light stick.


  • I will carry the following items so that they are within easy reach whilst in the boat. A space blanket, food, water or other suitable drink, a waterproof torch, a compass and/or GPS.


  • I will carry appropriate maps,  which are downloadable from the website - https://www.canoeclassic.net/maps .


  • I will have at least one landcrew who will be available to assist me at the Start, Checkpoints D, I, for all entrants as well as  FINISH for entrants in the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic and Classic Relay


  • My boat will have sufficient fixed buoyancy at each end to float horizontally if completely filled with water.


  • I understand the minimum sponsorship requirements.


  • To comply with the rules prescribed by the Association.


  • That the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic reserves the right to alter the advertised course or cancel the event if conditions, in the opinion of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic officials warrant, with no refunds being issued.


  • To hold the Association, its officers, servants, agents and sponsors harmless against loss or injury of any kind incurred or suffered by me arising out of or in conjunction with my participation in The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, The Wisemans Dash or the Classic Relay whether or not such loss or injury shall have been caused or contributed to by any act, omission or negligence of the Association, its officers, servants, agents or sponsors.


  • To indemnify the Association, its officers, servants, agents or sponsors against any claim or demand whatsoever made by any person or persons arising out of or in conjunction with my participation in The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, Wisemans Dash or Classic Relay.


  • That the Association’s insurance for the event does not cover me, my equipment or support crew.


  • That non-compliance with any of the above conditions will lead to immediate disqualification.


I have read and understood the foregoing and acknowledge that if, in the opinion of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, I fail to comply with any of the foregoing, I will be disqualified from the event.

Entrant’s Signature _________________________________________

 

Dated:_____ / ____/2020

 

If you are under 18 years of age, your entry must also be signed by your parent or guardian who agrees to indemnify the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Association, and its respective officials, servants, volunteers and agents in respect of any claim you may make against them or any of them.

Parent or Guardian Signature: __________________________________

Dated: ____/____/2020

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ABN: 73 350 155 706 | CFN 13028

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