Great Lake Race Rules - FoLM

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Friends of Lake Meadows
The Great Lake Race May 14th 2017
Start of Race 2pm
Registration from 1.30pm
RULES
 
1.    All boats must be homemade using recycled materials e.g. paper, card, plastic bottles, plastic bags, drinking straws or wood offcuts.
2.    No proprietary model kit boats will be accepted.
3.    No propeller or power system may be used except wind power on the day.
4.    Boats must only be launched by official Friends of Lake Meadows stewards.
5.    FoLM cannot guarantee that boats will be returned to owners.
6.    No one is allowed to enter the water to assist their launch.
7.    A registration fee of £2 per boat must be paid at the FoLM Registration desk. Friends of Lake Meadows can enter their boats free of charge. On registration, an official numbered and coloured sticker will be provided for your boat.
8.    Only registered boats with an official numbered and coloured sticker will be allowed to race.
9.    The Officers of the Friends of Lake Meadows:
•     reserve the right to cancel the event if weather conditions are inclement;
•     reserve the right to withdraw a boat from the race if it does not conform with these rules;
•      take no responsibility for the health or safety of contestants or their families.
First Aid is provided by a qualified First Aider at the FoLM Information Centre
The event organiser will be wearing a bright orange jacket
All FoLM stewards will be wearing bright yellow tabards
The Friends of Lake Meadows has full Public Liability Insurance to cover this and other events. The society works in close partnership with Basildon Borough Council and thanks them for giving permission to use the park for this event.
REGISTRATION
It will speed up the Registration on the day if you can complete an Entry Form and bring with you. You will then be able to just collect your numbered sticker and pay your entry fee if not a member. Remember you can also join the Friends and gain free entry.


Don't worry if you cannot print out a form as you will be able to complete one at the day.
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