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O-Cup 3

O-Cup 3, Ontario Championships, Aug 18-19, Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC)

This is an OCSRA-sponsored event.  The competition objectives are to provide a provincial championship event for member clubs across Ontario.

Results are posted on the OCSRA page here.

  • U16+ events are on Saturday.  U15 and Under events on Sunday.
  • We are running the events based on modified National Championships race rules.  Modified race rules will be reviewed at the Competition Meeting with coaches today at 5:00 pm at the tower.  Your attendance at the meeting is not mandatory.  Joanne will review the modified rules with you on Saturday morning.  
  • Many events have a lane 10 (opposite side of the tower).  Officials boats will have to return up the course in the return lane (tower side).
  • A note from our Officials - swimming in the return lane is prohibited.
Good luck to all participants!

Trailer parking
Trailers must park on the water side of Colbourne Rd (regular sport for trailers).  Please use Shaw St. entrance.  The Shaw St. gate will be open until 7:00 am tomorrow morning and reopen at 4:00 pm tomorrow until 7:00 am on Sunday.  Both the Shaw St gate and North gate on Colbourne Rd will open at 3:00 pm on Sunday.  

If a trailer needs to arrive/departure outside of these times please arrange a time with Ryan Blair.

Parent/Athlete parking
All participants and spectators must use the parking lots behind the main buildings (athlete's centre/tower).  Only club trucks with trailers are allowed to park on Colbourne Rd.

See new file added for parents and clubs on Welland fire regulations.

Day 1 - Saturday, August 18 - U16, U17, Open, Para, Special Olympics (PaddleAll ID), Masters 
Day 2 - Sunday, August 19 - U13-U15

EOD athletes are advised to book your accommodation in Welland as soon as possible.


Cost: $35 (no fee for war canoe only participants, free for any National Team carded athlete) 

Qualification Process
  • Open, Masters, Paracanoe and Special Olympic events are an open entry process (no qualification needed).
  • U17 & under events is a qualification process.  The top 10 U13, U14, U15, U16 & U17 results from each division will automatically qualify for each event based on divisional qualification.
  • Each athlete can compete in a maximum of 6 events per day.

Registration deadline
Updated July 30, 2018 from Ryan Blair, Technical Director, OCSRA:

Due to Divisional qualifiers on August 11th/12th, please note the following correction to OCup #3's registration deadlines:

  • U13, U14, U15, U16 & U17 name changes for qualified crews are due on Monday, August 13th by 5:00 pm (not Wednesday, August 8th).  Any name changes and/or scratches from qualified crews must be completed using the attached U13-U17 Name Change Form.
  • Open, Masters, Paracanoe and Special Olympic direct entries are still due on Wednesday, August 8th by 5:00 pm.  Please register your athletes using the attached Entry Form.

See the information package and forms attached below.

Heather MacIntosh,
Aug 17, 2018, 1:18 PM
Heather MacIntosh,
Aug 17, 2018, 1:18 PM
Heather MacIntosh,
Jul 30, 2018, 11:12 AM
Heather MacIntosh,
Aug 17, 2018, 6:47 PM
Heather MacIntosh,
Aug 17, 2018, 1:18 PM
Heather MacIntosh,
Aug 17, 2018, 1:24 PM