Regata Odiana (16km) regulation
This regulation respects the National Regatta Regulation and has the following specific rules:
Art.1º - Single Scull Regatta (1x): Male and Female;
Art.2º - Categories: Single or Couple;
Art.3º - The official distance is 16km for Singles and 10km + 6km for Couples. The swapping time for couples is within the time count for the regatta;
Art.4º - To have a classification in a category the minimum number of tripulations is 2;
Art.5º - There will be a separate classification for Couples. The category will be defined with the age average;
Art.6º - There will be a winner per category (FISA system). The winner will receive a prize. If there is only one rower in a category he/she will row in the closest category. The handicap start will be used with the following table. The considered age for a category is the one the rower has on December 31st.
Handicaps (in seconds for 16.000m):
Art.7º - When starting: a rower starting outside his/her category will be disclassified; the rower starting before the signal will have a 1 minute penalty;
Art.8º - It is any tripulation's decision to opt and compete in a lower category. This decision should be mentioned when submitting the entry;
Art.9º - GUS (Grupo União Safarense) is the responsible entity for the regatta;
Art.10º - GUS will handle any omitions on this regulation.