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2018 Scottish Children's Champs

& Bairns Bucket Information and Rules

Update 09.03.2018 18.45

In view of weather forecast please bring full SL equipment as well as GS on Saturday. We will try and run a race, order of preference is GS, SL, nothing.

LOCATION:

CairnGorm Mountain

PROVISIONAL CALENDAR:

Saturday - 10/03/18

Scottish Childrens Championships U14 & U16 GS 

Sunday- 11/03/18

Scottish Childrens Championships U14 & U16 Slalom

Bairns Bucket U12 & U10 and younger (3 runs if possible) Pro slalom

Prize Giving in SSC Hut if possible

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE:

07:00 Train for Course setters

08:00 Officials meeting and briefing in Ranger office, base station

08:00 Ticket office open for racers

08:15 Train for Jury / timing / calcs

09:00 train open for remainder of helpers, general public and racers

08:30 - 0900 Registration / bib collection in Rangers Office

09:30 - 10:00 Run 1 inspection

10.15 Run 1 start

The second run will be held as quickly as possible following the first run.

Prize giving: for all age groups on the Saturday and Sunday in the Storehouse approx 1600.

OPEN TO:

The Scottish Children’s Champs is open to all U16’s (YOB 2002 + 2003) & U14’s (YOB 2004 + 2005) that are registered with the British Alpine Seeding System (BASS) for the 2017/18 season.  If you are not on the list you will be deemed to be unseeded  - so please check. The organising committee reserves the right to accept non-registered racers at their discretion.

The Bairns Bucket is open to all U12’s (YOB 2006 +2007) U10’s (YOB 2008 or later) registered with their Home Nation Governing Body or registered as a member of an HNGB affiliated club.

If athletes are neither of the above they must submit a signed British Snowsports Athlete Declaration Form and proof of public liability insurance, which includes cover for racing with the race entry. Please email info@snowsportscotland.org for more info

ENTRIES

All entries must be be made by online entry form by Sunday 4th Mar. Late entries may be considered but will incur an additional late entry fee of £20. Should the race be oversubscribed then entries will be taken on a first come serve basis.

ENTRY FEES

Scottish Children's Championships - £25 per single day or £40 for both.

Bairns Bucket - £20

Payment is to be made to Snowsport Scotland by credit/debit card (via phone) or bank transfer

To pay by card, call 0131 625 4405 between 0900-1700, Mon-Fri.

Bank transfers should be made using account number 06137942, sort code 802260.

Please enter the competition name and competitors name as the reference.

ACCEPTANCE

Acceptance lists will be posted on Britski shortly after 5th March. We would urge you to please to check this acceptance list and notify race office of any errors as early as possible. Changes on the night before the races  only cause delay and inconvenience to everyone.

CANCELLATION & REFUNDS

If the races are cancelled the organisers will endeavour to refund as much of the entry fee as they can, after covering fixed costs and expenses.

RACE and EQUIPMENT RULES

The Scottish Children’s Championships are run under International Competition Rules (ICR) as amended by British Competition Rules (BCR). http://www.gbski.com/rules.php

All competitors and coaches are reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure that equipment, including ski length and radius, conforms to discipline specifications. All competitors and forerunners must wear approved crash helmets for all disciplines. Bairns are not permitted to wear catsuits while competing.

INSURANCE

All competitors MUST have insurance that covers them adequately for Ski Racing

PHOTOGRAPHS

Photographers may be present on the hill, if you object to photographs of yourself or child to be taken please inform the Chief of Race prior to the entry closing date.

CONTACTS & RACE OFFICIALS

Chief of Champs - Jason Baggaley

Scottish Children’s Champs

Chief of Race: Jason Baggaley - 07801 039463 jason_baggaley@standardlife.com

Bairns Bucket: 

Chief of Race - Heather Cowie 07977216563 heather.cowie@btinternet.com

PAYMENTS:

Please arrange payment to Snowsport Scotland by either calling the office on 0131 625 4405 to pay by card or transferring the money online via BACS using account number 06137942, sort code 802260.

Snowsport Scotland

Caledonia House

1 Redheughs Rigg

Edinburgh

EH12 9DQ

+44 (0)131 625 4405

info@snowsportscotland.org