Essential Information for Federations

World Elite & Club

The 2022 International Va'a Federation Va'a World Sprint Championships is comprised of two events in one

IVF VA'A WORLD ELITE CHAMPIONSHIP 

In the IVF Va'a World Elite Championship event, teams represent their member country in recognized divisions:

  •  Junior Development (J19) Men

  • Junior Development (J19) Women

  • Elite (Open) Men

  • Elite (Open) Women

  • Para Va'a Mixed

  • V1 (single person) Events across all age divisions

These divisions race across several distances in V6 and V12 canoes The Elite Quota (V6, V12, V1) can be found here
The Elite racing opens the event with the first two days of racing scheduled for the Elite Events - click here to view the event schedule

V1 racing takes place throughout the Elite and Club Events racing schedule. During the World Elite Championship, uniforms worn should be the national uniform of the Country/Region.

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IVF VA'A WORLD CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

In the IVF Va'a World Club Championship event, teams represent their clubs from within their country in recognized divisions:

The number of entries allowed by each member in the World Club Championship event are as follows:         

  •  V6 events:  6 entries per event category J16 to Master 80 (men and women)

  • ​V12 events: 3 entries per event category J16 to Master 80 (men and women)


These divisions race across several distances in V6 and V12 canoes The Club Quota (V6, V12, V1) can be found here

The Club racing starts after the two days of Elite Events - click here to view the event schedule

​​Each IVF Member Federation must confirm that the club teams entered are in fact made up of members of those recognized clubs within their country. Club teams are defined at the discretion of the IVF member country.

At the World Club Championship, uniform may be representative of the IVF member region or club.

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Note:

  • Elite paddlers may participate in both Elite and Club racing.  

  • Any Club team V6 may contain no more than 3 paddlers who participated in the World Elite Championship teams.

  • Any Club team V12 may contain no more than 6 paddlers who participated in the World Elite Championship teams.

Quota & Age Divisions

V1 Quota

world_sprints_london_v1_quota.xlsx

Download File

World Elite Championship Quota and Age Divisions

DIVISION
V6 quota per country (includes a straight and turns race)
V12 quota per country
Minimum age (As of the 31 December 2022)
Maximum age (As of the 31 December 2022)
Para Mixed
2
1
16
None
Junior 19 Men
1
-
14
19
Junior 19 Women
1
-
14
19
Elite Men
1
1*
16
None
Elite Women
1
1*
16
None

Please note the minimum age for the Elite Men and Elite Women V12 is 14 (As of the 31 December 2022) ​​

World Club Championship Quota and Age Divisions

DIVISION
V6 quota per country (includes a straight and turns race)
V12 quota per country
Minimum age (As of the 31 December 2022)
Maximum age (As of the 31 December 2022)
Junior 16 Men
6
3
11
16
Junior 16 Women
6
3
11
16
Junior 19 Men
6
3
14
19
Junior 19 Women
6
3
14
19
Open Men
6
3
16
None
Open Women
6
3
16
None
Master 40 Men
6
3
40
None
Master 40 Women
6
3
40
None
Master 50 Men
6
3
50
None
Master 50 Women
6
3
50
None
Master 60 Men
6
3
60
None
Master 60 Women
6
3
60
None
Master 70 Men
6
3
70
None
Master 70 Women
6
3
70
None
Master 75 Men
6
3
75
None
Master 75 Women
6
3
75
None
Master 80 Men
6
3
80
None
Master 80 Women
6
3
80
None
 
 

Area Coordinators

Country
Area Coordinator
Email
Argentina
Mariano Larghi
marianolarghi.vaa@gmail.com
Australia
Trish Johnston
trishjoh@bigpond.net.au
Brazil
Daniel Camargo
presidente@cbvaa.com.br
Canada
Leanne Stanley
leanne@canadianoutrigger.ca
Chile
Gisela Rosenberg
fedevaachile@gmail.com
Fiji
Makayla Halter
halter.makayla@gmail.com
France
Claudine LE ROUX
claudineleroux@hotmail.com
French Guyana
Julien Besson
julien.besson973@gmail.com
Germany
Guido Wrede
oceansport@deutscherkanuverband.de
Great Britain
GB Secretary
secretary@gboutrigger.org
Guam
Naomi Taitingfong
nctaitingfong@gmail.com
Hawai'i
Ka'ili Moikeha
hcraworldsprints@gmail.com
Italy
Danilo Araldo
danilo@iltappezziere.com
Mariana Islands
Jason Tarkong
tarkong@gmail.com
New Caledonia
Richard Drouet
drouetrb@lagoon.nc
New Zealand
Waka Ama NZ
admin@wakaama.co.nz
Panama
Paula Haito Tribaldos
secretarioocpty@gmail.com
Papua New Guinea
Pole Kassman
piquet.Kassman@gmail.com
Rapa Nui
Emilou Tepano
emyloutepano@gmail.com
Singapore
Xavier Keutch
oceanpaddlingsg@gmail.com
Sweden
Thomas Lundblad
tlundblad@gmail.com
Tahiti
Gino Columbel
ctuatini@gmail.com
USA Outrigger Racing Canoe Association
Debbie Lockett
registrar@usaorca.org
USA Outrigger Racing Canoe Association
Diana Dresbach (IVF Registration)
dsquared5@yahoo.com