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EuroCup race R4 2015 – Turkey (Fırtına River, Fırtına Valley)

Fırtına River
11-14 JUNE 2015
20.000 euro Price Money

Ardesen Belediye Sports Club invites the all rafting teams from each member nation to the 2015 Euro Cup in Turkey. Races will be held on the Fırtına River in Rize city which is at Black Sea Coast.

Date: 11-14 June 2015
Location: Rize-Turkey

Organizer: Ardesen Belediye Sports Club
Application: Last date to apply is June 1st.
Categories: R4 OPEN and U-19 (M/W).
Race: Sprint / Head-to-Head / Slalom / Downriver

City and River: The City Rize is at the Black Sea Coast. Fırtına Valley and The Fırtına River is a popular and touristical location for whitewater rafting and whitewater kayaking. If you want you can also pass to the Georgia from the border. Its approx.half an hour. The Euro Cup Open will be held on the class 3-5 section of the river and U-19 at section 3.
AIRPORT and TRANSPORT: Name of the Nearest airport is “Trabzon international Airport” its approx. 1 hour to the Fırtına River. For all teams who arrive by airplane, we will provide Free transport. Just let us know your flight details..

Entry fee: FREE
Race rules: The race format will be according to the IRF rules.
Rafts and equipment: The raft will be provided by the organizer. Teams are only responsible for their own PFDs, helmets, paddles, paddling clothing, throw bags, and any additional paddling accessories they might require.

Free Accommodation: A campsite is being built at the race site near the river. If any team wants to stay in a hotel we can also arrange..
Free Meals: Famous and delicious Turkish kitchen . We are working hard to provide the best delicious organic food for you. Traditional meals and entertainments during the race..
Registration and information: Just send an e-mail to kanatkaramursel@hotmail.com
Race Director: Kanat KARAMURSEL (IRF S&C Com.Member)

Judges: IRF Judges and National Judges will work together.
Awards: Medal, Cup and Price Money for the winning teams in Final Results.
2500 euro for 1st place, 1500 euro for 2nd place, 1000 euro for 3rd place

June 11 (Thursday)
10:00-17:00 Arrivals and Training (Lunch Box will be given)
18:00 Traditional Welcome Dinner at the Sponsor Restaurant with all delegations
20:00 Captains Meeting

June 12 (Friday) Sprint & H2H
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (open buffet)
09:00-15:00 Competition ( Open Men-Open Women and U-19 Men-U-19 Women)
15:00-19:00 Tour to Touristical places of the Valley and traditional gifts to teams..
19:00 Dinner at the Sponsor Restaurant
20:00 Captains Meeting

June 13 (Saturday) Slalom
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (open buffet)
09:00-18:00 Official competition
19:00 Dinner at the Sponsor Restaurant
20:00 Captains Meetings

June 14 (Sunday) Down River
07:00-8:00 Breakfast (open buffet)
09:00-12:00 competition
13:00 Lunch at the Sponsor Restaurant
14:30 Closing and Awards Ceremony at the city center
Departures After the Ceremony..

***Organizer reserves the right to change schedule of the races !!! All other relevant information and possible changes will be announced..