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International Canicross Federation World Championships

                   5th to 7th October 2018

Lubieszów  Poland

Venue address:

Lubieszów Village

50° 15′ 58″ N, 18° 16′ 8″ E

50.266111, 18.268889

 

Website links: Full details can be found on the event website

http://www.icf2018.pl/index.php/en/

 

The race venue is approximately 14.5 hour’s drive from Eurotunnel using Toll roads.  There may be a requirement for a tolls on certain routes.

 

Disciplines: Canicross, Bikejor, Scooter (all disciplines are for one dog only)

 

Cost per entry

As we have had to provide numbers based on your pre-registration you will only be offered the classes you pre-registered for.

 

Adults/Juniors £60 for 1st Discipline and £30 for a second discipline (same athlete).

Children £40 per discipline (This includes exchange rate, bank charges and booking fee).

The price of the first entry includes one meal on Saturday evening for the athlete. (There is NOT an additional meal included with a second discipline.)

 

 

MEALS:

Extra meals can be purchased with your entry for meals on site and also for your guests as follows: PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ORDER THE MEALS WHEN YOU ENTER as these cannot be added later.

 

Meal n° 1 : Friday morning –£5  – breakfast buffet  varied, without restrictions to choose from.

Friday noon and Friday night - The possibility of buying a meal in the current food truck.

Meal  n°2  : Saturday morning – £5 – breakfast buffet  varied, without restrictions to choose from.

Meal  n°3  : Saturday noon  – £8   (Menu :  polish bigos (hunter's stew/stewed cabbage) / For vegetarians : pasta with vegetables)

Meal n° 4 : Saturday night – athletes' meals for accompanying persons – £10      

Menu : roast pork in a sauce with potatoes and salads / For vegetarians: rice with vegetables. Additional charge for coffee / tea / drink

Meal n° 5 : Sunday morning – £5 – breakfast buffet  varied, without restrictions to choose from.

Meal  n° 6 : Sunday noon – £8 (Menu : sausage or shashlik on the grill / For vegetarians : dumplings with spinach in a cream sauce)

Sunday evening  The possibility of buying a meal in the current food truck.

 

On the entry form you will asked to select your option, please remember to indicate which are vegetarian.

 

Closing date for entries:

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED.

 

IMPORTANT: To enter you will need your BSSF membership number, your passport number and Dog's microchip number, your vehicle type and registration number. You will only be offered the class that you pre-registered for as this is the place you have been allocated by the ICF. Please also remember to book any extra meals (See above) that you or your handlers require.

 

ALL entries must have been pre-registered through the BSSF. Anyone wishing to race at the ICF Championships must have current BSSF membership at the time of the event.

 

Membership can be renewed from 1st August this year. Full details of how to renew will be sent out shortly.

 

Please familiarise yourself with the ICF rules which are available on the website links prior to entering & attending the Championships.

 

ICF rules can be downloaded as a pdf at: http://canicross.international/index.php/rules-e-c

 

 

Camping/stakeout

The stakeout area on site can be viewed on the organisers website. We understand that camping for competitors is included in the entry. However we are still waiting to hear if wifi and electricity will be included or not. Similarly we do not know at this stage if a charge will be made to competitors staying off site to park at the venue.

 

The British team will try to park together to allow for ease of communication & team spirit.

 

An accommodation list is on the website:  http://www.icf2018.pl/index.php/en/competitors/accommodation

 

Course description:

Provisional routes. The final information will be published on event website after the ICF assembly.

Route 5,3km (canicross adults, bikejoering, scooter)

(OR Route 4,7km Shortened route 5300m if higher temperatures)

Route 2,6km (canicross young boys&girls)

Route 1,8km (canicross school young boys&girls)

 

Full details including course profiles are available at http://www.icf2018.pl/index.php/en/competitors/route-and-maps

 

Course markers:

Markers will be Blue for the course, Red will indicate a turn on same side as turn and Yellow indicates caution.

 

Relay team:

Proposal by race organisers to have  2 relays. A canicross one and a mix of disciplines. (Canicross, scooter & bike).

Details TBC nearer the event.

Team Leader will organise teams on site. Please note there may be a charge on site for this.

 

 

Agenda:

This proposed agenda is subject to change but can be viewed at: http://www.icf2018.pl/index.php/en/agenda-en

 

 

Course Inspection:

Competitors may inspect the course without dogs at the allocated times. This at your own risk as no marshals will be on the course & care must be taken at all time.

 

This is subject to weather conditions & abuse of this allowance will result in the course being closed to all.

 

Compulsory canine vaccinations:

 

Mandatory: Rabies & Kennel cough which MUST be administered 3 weeks before vet check.

Either nasal or vaccination of Kennel cough will be accepted.

 

Recommended vaccinations:

Parvovirus

Leptospirosis

Distemper

 

 

Vet service on site:

TBC

 

Team kit:

TBC

 

Questions

The Polish organisers have requested that any queries be addressed through your countries Federation to avoid multiple questions having to be answered and translated.

 

Please contact:

President@TheBSSF.org.uk if you have any questions with regard to the Championships

 

More information about visiting Poland including general advice about driving and health can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/poland

 

Poland is not in the Euro Zone and the currency is Zloty but Euros will be accepted at the race venue.

 

We would advise all those travelling to take out adequate travel and health insurance in addition to race insurance.

 

For information regarding travelling with dogs please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/take-pet-abroad

 

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ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED