CANADIAN MASTER CHAMPIONSHIPS (CanMas)

CANMAS 2022 INFORMATION

The CanMas Championships will be held in August 2022 at the Capitaine-Veilleux Basin on the St-Maurice River in Shawinigan, Quebec. This day of competition, Sunday August 28th, will wrap up a week of racing at the 2022 Canadian National Championships. We look forward to seeing you for these exciting and entertaining races in the Mauricie Region of Quebec.

GENERAL INFORMATION

For CanMas Rules, click here:

Please take note of the rule changes made since 2018:

  1. All race distances will be 200m, with the exception of singles events (which will consist of 200m and 500m distances);
  2. Singles 500m events have been added during the morning of CanMas so that athletes are able to race at least one 500m in K1 or C1;
  3. No delay or hold will be allowed;
  4. The number of races has been increased to a maximum of six events (K1, K2, K4, C1, C2, C4) with the addition of a C15 mixed and a C15 each for men’s and women’s.

AGE CATEGORIES

Singles events have age brackets of 5 years, while team boat events have age brackets of 10 years (see table below).

SAFETY

The CKC Sprint Code of Safety 2021 will be applicable for CanMas 2022. All participants must be able to swim following the requirements of Canadian Red Cross junior level 6. If not, they must wear a Canadian-approved personal flotation device (PFD).

RELEASE OF RESPONSABILITY

All participating athletes must complete a signed Liability Release form by August 28th, 2022. More information to come.

RACE SCHEDULE

The CanMas race schedule will be available before the Championships begin. Please note that adjustments will be made to the schedule once registrations are received. The final race schedule will be published one week before the Championships.

REGISTRATION

Further details to come. Registration must be completed by coaches or club administrators. For questions about the process, please contact Kenna Robins (krobins@canoekayak.ca).

IMPORTANT: all participants must be registered as competitive members of a CKC club before the deadline of July 28th, 2022.

REGISTRATION FEES

Information to come.

SOCIAL ACTIVITY

When: Saturday, August 27th, 2022

The “Meet and Greet” will be held under the marquee at Melville Island Park. More information to come.

SUPPER

When: Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Information for the supper and medal presentations is still to come.