Va'a World Elite & Club Sprints 2016 Sunshine Coast Australia
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Va'a World Sprints 2016 are presented by
Hawaiian Airlines

with the backing of major sponsors
Auther J Gallager
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and official suppliers
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The 2016 IVF Va'a World Elite & Club Sprint Championships
are hosted by the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association

Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association

on behalf of the International Va'a Federation
International Va'a Federation

Para Va'a Events

The 2016 Va'a World Sprints include V1, V6 and V12 Para Va'a events. There is also an Exhibition Para Mixed V3 event.

Para Va'a registration is processed by Area Co-Ordinators. Para Rules and Classification documents are available for download in English and French. The IVF will have classifiers on site May 5 - 9 2016. Classification documents must be completed and emailed by Para Va'a paddlers to medical@ivfiv.org with the subject: ParaVaa: Paddler name, by 15 April, 2016.

It is anticipated that Para events will be run later in the Va'a World Sprints program to assist with classification and logistics.

Para Va'a V1 Events for Para Classifications VL1, VL2, VL3:

Para Va'a V6 and V12 Events:

Para Mixed V3 500 metre straight is an Exhibition Event.

Para Classifications for Va'a World Sprints are VL1,VL2,VL3 with provision for vision impaired (VI) athletes. Specific Para rules, classification information and forms are available as a zip file English and French. Registration is via Area Co-ordinators and classifiers will be on site at Lake Kawana from 5 May 2016.

It is anticipated that Para Va'a events will be run later in the Va'a World Sprints program to assist with classification and logistics.

A Para Va'a Invitation package is available as an E-book or pdf.

World Elite Sprint Championship and World Club Sprint Championship provide a full event details.

Participation requires qualification at an International Va'a Federation Member Sprint Championship Event.

The IVF Va'a World Elite & Club Sprint Championships are run in accordance with the International Va'a Federation Race Rules. All competitors should ensure they are familiar with these rules.