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Thursday, May 15, 2008

USAFK accepting bids for 2009 team trials.

USA Freestyle kayaking is accepting bids for hosting Team Trials for the 2009 World Championships.

1: Team Trials must be held no later than May 1, 2009. Fall 2008 is acceptable.
2: Team Trials must be held on a Wave feature, similar to the wave in Thun (see video here)
3: The site must be accessible for Judges/competitors/spectators
4: The site must have reliable/predictable waterlevels
5: The event must use use of sanctioned ICF judging and scoring guidelines (what is current and approved or acknowledged as likely to be used at the Worlds).
6: Results from the event must be posted online within 24 hours of the event and a follow up summary to provide feedback to USAFK what can be learned and utilized for the next Team Trials event.

Bids should include a description of the site and feature (photos and/or video are helpful), water level information, proposed schedule, and any other information that may aid the committee in site selection.

Bids should be submitted via email to Jeremy Laucks ( no later than midnight of June 4, 2008. A decision will be made during the committee meeting during US Freestyle Nationals (June 12th). Any questions or comments should also be directed to Jeremy Laucks

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