Info for Teams

The Czech Canoe Union together with the National Olympic Centre of Water Sports is pleased to invite you to take part in the 2020 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup - Canoe Sprint European Olympic Qualifier to be held at the Labe Arena Racice in May 4 – May 10, 2020. On following pages we would like to summarize the most important pieces of information dealing with all aspects of this Championships.

 

Check out Bulletin No. 1.

Arrival & Departure Form

docxA_D_booking_form-2020.docx

Please download, fill in and send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than April 15, 2020

 

 

Regatta Venue

Labe arena Račice is a unique sport area with parameters that meet the requirements for the top canoeing and rowing events and training camps. The convenient location in the heart of Europe, just 60 km from Prague, modern facilities and moderate climate make the venue an ideal venue for international sport events such was the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.

The Course is equipped with the five floor finish tower, a boathouse, changing rooms and sanitary facilities, indoor rest area, outdoor rest area with large space for individual shelters, hotels, large parking lots, administrative buildings, modern conference room, restaurant and a grandstand for up to 2.000 spectators.

Technical parameters:

  • total length of the artificial water channel is 2350 m
  • total width is 130 m
  • depth of the channel is about 3,5 m
  • the return channel  - 30 m width - is connected with the main channel at the 600 m and 1100 m marks
  • 9 lanes of 9 m width marked with Albano system
  • total area of sport centre is 73 hectares
  • there is an asphalt road 5 km around the channel
  • protected against wind alongside the course from start to finish and side waves by construction design and shores trimming
  • direction of prevailing winds - western
  • automatic starting systems including long distance races
  • time keeping - photo finish camera and video recording.

Regatta course map

regatta course full
 

 

Bike Rental

Bike rental will be available from Monday, May 4th, 2020. 

Rental Fee:

EUR 15 per day .............    1 bike

EUR 100           .............    deposit for 1 bike

For reservation please contact Mrs. Lucie Makovickova at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadlines

Please observe the following deadlines upon submitting forms and entries.

Preliminary entry (on-line system January 15, 2020
Accommodation Reservation (on-line system) January 15, 2020
Catering guidelines needs to be sent to the OC February 28, 2020
Deposit 30% of accommodation payment deadline March 1, 2020
Numerical entry (ICF Sport Data Platform) March 1, 2020
Remaining Amount payment deadline April 10, 2020
Food allergies and intolerances annoucement April 10, 2020
Final travel information (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) April 15, 2020
Media accreditation requests (on-line form) April 28, 2020
Nominal entry - Europen Olympic Qualifier(ICF Sport Data Platform) April 26, 2020
Nominal entry - World Cup (ICF Sport Data Platform) April 28, 2020

We kindly ask you to keep the mentioned deadlines, as it will greatly help us in the preparations of accommodation and food for all the participants of our event as well as the preparation and timely delivery of the competition’s program to all the team leaders.

Accommodation

Reservation - online system

Reservation of the official hotels can be made through the Organizing Committee only.
You are kindly requested to book your accommodation using the online reservation
system at www.canoeracice.com/forms. This needs to be done no later than 15 January 2020.
Changes regarding the accommodation will be accepted only if made by the online system.

Note:
All federations have received the registration code to online system by email by the end of November 2019.
In case of any problems, please contact Lucie Makovickova - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Price List

Category Type of room Price (per person per night)
EXCLUSIVE Single € 155
  Twin € 140
STANDARD Single € 140
  Twin € 125
ECONOMY Single € 125
  Twin € 110
LOW COSTS Twin € 105
  Multibed € 104

Price includes:

  • accommodation
  • full board (three meals per day)
  • participation fee € 30,-

Payment conditions:
 - a deposit of 30% of total amount: March 1, 2020
 - the remaining balance: April 10, 2020

Cancellation policy:
 - notification before March 15, 2020 : no cancellation fee
 - notification from March 16 to April 10, 2020: 50% refund
 - notification after April 10, 2020: no refund

Note:
The OC reserves itself the right to charge the responsible person from each NF that books a place at the event which is not used.
The OC does not taky any responsibility for any extra services of the hotels like mini bar, telephone, parking, laundry, etc. These costs are directly collected by the hotel.

 

Summary of available accommodation in 2020

The availability of the lodging places in the various categories is limited, therefore the confirmation of the reservation is sent on the first comes - first served basis.

Category Hotel Name Town Distance to the Venue (km) Driving distance to the Venue (min)
EXCLUSIVE - equivalent to 4*
  pdfLEV Lovosice 36 35
  pdfDUO Prague 52 45
see locations on google map
STANDARD - equivalent to 3*
  pdfREGATTA Račice Regatta course 0 0
  SKIF Račice Regatta course 0 0
  pdfSPORT* Štětí 30 40
  pdfOÁZA* Štětí 31 40
  pdfLINDŮV DVŮR* Hošťka 25 35
  pdfMAGNOLIA Roudnice nad Labem 10 15
  pdfLUDMILA Mělník 22 30
  pdfOLYMPIONIK Mělník 18 25
  pdfROOSEVELT Litoměřice 25 35
  pdfKOLIBA Litoměřice 26 35
  pdfSPORT Kralupy nad Vltavou 35 40
 see locations on google map
ECONOMY - equivalent to 2*
  SCULL Račice Regatta course 0 0
  VERONIKA Račice 0 0
  BOARDING HOUSE* Štětí 30 40
  pdfU LIŠKY* Hoštka 25 35
  pdfPOD LÍPOU Roudnice nad Labem 11 15
  pdfLABE Litoměřice 25 35
 see locations on google map
LOW COSTS
  pdfREGATTA Račice Regatta course 0 0
  BUNGALOWS OÁZA* Štětí 31 41

 *   Due to the closure and reconstruction of the bridge between the town of Štětí and Račice it will be necessary to use the roundabout route via Roudnice nad Labem for the transport between these hotels and the Regatta course. Therefore the driving time to/from the Venue will be longer than usual.   

Airport Transfers

A fee of EUR 30 for back and forth trip will apply for the transport to/from the official hotels,
same fee will apply for the transportation to/from the Račice regatta course to the airport.

Note:
Customer pricing and attitude can be applied if team arriving/departing group is less than
3 people.

 

 

Payment Details

Beneficiary:    
Narodni olympijske centrum vodnich sportu, z.s.    
Zatopkova 100/2, 169 00 Praha 6 - Brevnov    
Czech Republic    
    
Method of Payment:

◦ Bank transfer in EURO only (preferred method)  

Bank Name Ceska sporitelna, a.s.
Bank Address Stefanikova 17/247, 150 31 Praha 5, Czech Rapublic
Bank Account No. 000000-1921667293/0800
BIC Swift Code GIBACZPX
IBAN Number CZ07 0800 0000 0019 2166 7293
Bank Phone   +420 956 723 143
E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:
The currency of the account is EURO so please make sure that your payment is in EUROs.

Note:
Please do not forget about the transaction fees. It is your responsibility to pay these extras when transferring money to our bank account.

    

◦ Payment at the Accreditation Centre    
Payment is possible also at the Accreditation Centre upon your arrival either in cash - EURO    
or by credit card (VISA, VISA ELECTRON, MASTERCARD, MAESTRO).    

Note:
Cash payment on site is only possible up to EUR 10.000. An amount of over EUR 10.000 must be paid by National Federation (Team Leader, Secretary General, etc.) directly to the bank account of the Beneficiary at the local bank (Česká spořitelna, a.s., town of Roudnice nad Labem).

 

Transport

Shuttle bus timetable information.

Info will be posted here before the event.

 

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Arrival & Departure Form

docxA_D_booking_form-2020.docx

Please download, fill in and send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than April 15, 2020

 

Media accreditation form

Journalists are welcome to place their accreditation requests for the 2020 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup & European Olympic Qualifier in Račice via an electronic form below. Deadline is April 28, 2020.
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Organizing Committee

2020 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup & European Olympic Qualifier, RAČICE            
Organizing Committee            
            
Jan Boháč
President of the Organizing Coommittee           
            
Dušan Macháček
Vice-president of the Organizing Committee            
            
Pavel Šebesta
Executive Director            
            
Martin Janků
Operations Manager           
            
Marika Dognerová (Hana Charvátová)
ECA Liason           
            
Zdeněk Krpata
Transport           
            
Edita Neudenova
Catering           
            
Lucie Makovičková
Accommodation & Accreditation            
            
Jana Hellerová
Ceremonies           
            
Alena Mašková
Media            
            
Stanislav Ježek
IT Services            
            
Jan Plachý
Coordinator of volunteers            
            
Jiří Heller   
Support Services            
            
Michal Kurfirst
Marketing Manager            
            
Josef Šinágl
Audio/Video          

 

Organizing Committee contact
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Contact Information

Organizing Committee

Národní olympijské centrum vodních sportů, z.s.
Račice 130
411 08  Štětí

Tel.: +420 416813652
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EU VAT ID: CZ03039021

Bank Account Details
Name: Česka spořitelna a.s.
Address: Štefanikova 17/247, 150 31 Praha 5, Czech Republic
Bank Account No.: 000000-1921667293/0800
BIC Swift Code: GIBACZPX
IBAN Number: CZ07 0800 0000 0019 2166 7293
Bank phone + 420 956 723 143

 

Accommodation for Teams
Lucie Makovičková
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Media Officer
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Czech Canoe Union
Zátopkova 100/2
169 00 Praha - Břevnov
www.kanoe.cz
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Visa Policy, Insurance

Visa Requirements

The Czech Republic is a part of the European Union (EU) and belongs to the Schengen Area.
Many countries enjoy visa-free entry to the Czech Republic. However, citizens from some non-EU countries are required to have a valid visa when travelling to the Shengen Area. If a visa is required, be sure to apply at least a month before your visit. More information on entrance to the Czech Republic can be found on Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic website.
 

Note:
If you need a Letter of Invitation, you can contact Secretary General of the Czech Canoe Union Mr. Jakub ADAM - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
In that case please provide the following details: full names, passport numbers and dates of issuing and expiry, dates of birth and relevant travel information.

 

Insurance

All official participants of 2020 ICF CANOE SPRINT WORLD CUP are strongly advised to tako out a medical insurance policy in their respective countries.

Note:
A Medical Center will operate at the Regatta Course with ambulance and First Aid. The cost above the regular care are to be covered by the medical insurance policy, the Organizing Committee does not take any responsibility for such expenditures.

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