canoeing

 Athlete registrations for World Masters Games 2017 close 3 March 2017 (NZT). You must register by this date if you plan to compete in the Games. Note that disciplines/events will close early if they reach capacity as numbers are strictly limited.

3 March 2017 is also the date by which teams must be registered and have met their minimum athlete numbers including essential non-playing official roles. Team minimums vary by sport and information is detailed in the Sports Information Guide for each sport.

Additional team members over and above team minimums can continue to join existing teams until 31 March 2017 however a late entry fee of $50 will apply.

Canoe Sports Information Guide

See the Canoe Sports Information Guide for Scheduling, Venue, Boat Hire, along with other important competition information.

This will be updated regularly as further information comes to hand.


Disciplines

Canoe Polo

Canoe Racing (Sprint, Marathon, Ocean Racing)

Canoe Slalom

Dragon Boating

Waka Ama

Competition Details

Discipline

Age

Events

Gender

Distance

Canoe – Sprint

35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ for K1 and K2

One open age group for K4 (500m, 1000m)

K1

K2
K4

Male/Female/Mixed

200, 500, 1000

Canoe – Marathon

35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ for every category.

K1

K2

Ocean ski

Recreational/multisport

 

Male/female

Male/female/mixed

Male/female

Male/female

 

The distances for the Marathon are as follows (weather dependent):

Masters Men and Women 35 – 49 (3 age groups) = 20-24km
Masters Men and Women 50 – 69 (4 age groups) = 14-16km
Masters Men and Women 70+ (3 age groups) = 5-7km

Canoe  - Ocean Racing

35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ for every category.

Single ocean ski

Male/female

 

 15-20km

Note: Event held at Takapuna Beach

Waka Ama Sprint

40+, 50+, 60+, 70+

V1

 

Male/Female

 

500m

6 Person V6  teams

Male/Female & Mixed

500m

6 Person V6 teams

Male/Female & Mixed

1000m

12 person V12 teams Male/Female & Mixed

500m

Waka Ama Marathon

40+, 50+, 60+, 70+

6 person V6 Teams

Male/Female & Mixed

25-30km

V1

Male / Female

15 -20km

OC1 (ruddered)

Male / Female

15 -20km

Canoe Polo

30+

45+

 

Male/Female/Mixed

Male/Mixed

 

Canoe Slalom

35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+

K1

C1

C2

Teams (K1 only)

Male/Female

Male/Female

Male/Female/Mixed

Male/Female

 

Dragon Boat

40+, 50+, 60+

Standard boat (22 person)

 

 Small boat (12 person)

Male/female/mixed

 

 
Male/female/mixed

200m

500m

 
200m

500m


Para-Sport Options

K1 Sprints (200m), Waka Ama, V1, V6 and V12 Sprints (500m).

Para-Sport Information Guide. 


Proposed Age Categories

The age categories differ per competition format, see below:

Canoe (Slalom, Sprint, Marathon and Ocean Racing): 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+

Canoe Polo: 30+ and 45+

Dragon Boat: 40+ (Masters), 50+ (Grand Masters), 60+ (Great Grand Dragon)

Waka Ama: 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+

The age category you will compete in for Canoeing will be determined as at 31 December 2017.

For example, if you are 44 during Games time but have turned 45 by 31 December 2017, you would compete in the 45+ age category.


Venue(s)

Canoe Polo, Dragon Boating, Canoe Racing and Waka Ama - Lake Pupuke, located just under 12km north of Auckland Central

Canoe Slalom - Wero, located just under 22.5km south of Auckland Central

Ocean Racing and Waka Ama - Takapuna Beach, located just over 9.5km north of Auckland Central

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Register

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