Aotearoa V6 /V12/ V1 Qualifiers for 2020 IVF World Club Sprint Championships

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After a week of close and competitive racing at the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals at Lake Karāpiro we are pleased to announce the clubs that have qualified spots in the 2020 IVF World Club Championship that is being held in August in Hawaii.

Congratulations to all those clubs that have qualified to compete at the 2020 IVF World Club Championships in Hawaii

The attached qualifying clubs are in keeping with the results from Nationals last week and the qualification process that was outlined in 2019. 

We have taken a few days to check and double check the results against intents received to ensure accuracy and for that reason, we are extending the period for clubs to respond their confirmation that they are taking up their qualified spots to Tuesday 4th February.

Club management will also be emailed this information directly. 

Clubs who have qualified for a position are asked to confirm their participation by return email to by the end of Tuesday 4th February.  We will be replying to those who have already sent their confirmation through shortly.


For those teams that were unsuccessful - intent refunds will be processed on the 4th of February once spaces have been confirmed.

Please note:


Once Clubs have confirmed, the following items are required for completion and return by 15th April: 

1.     Therapeutic Use Exemption (only required to be completed by paddlers who are undertaking medical preparations that are identified as prohibited)

Please have paddlers check with their medical practitioners and ensure your paddlers disclose any medical conditions before departing NZ.   See helpful link to prohibited items which may require special approval if being used in conjunction with paddling

2.     Anti-Doping Declaration (required to be completed by ALL paddlers including reserves)

3.     A clear copy of each paddler’s passport (picture page) and

In the event the WANZ ID photo is out of date a digital passport photo will be required (please not hats, caps and glasses to be worn on these, treat as passport  photos)


North Shore Business Travel they are happy to take travel enquiries and bookings from club teams.

Contact Michele Miratana:


Hotel discounts, if available from the event organisers follow this link:

For more information regarding the event check out the event website here

Please contact should you have any questions

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Updated: Jan 28, 2020