SDAS Scottish National Championship - IFSS World Cup Race. BSSF Qualifier for IFSS European Championship, Thetford, 2016.
Eagle Brae, Struy, Inverness-shire. 21 & 22 November 2015
ORGANISERS Tobias Leask & Rob Morley
SDAS or BSSF members 30 for first entry 15 for subsequent entries (per household) Non-members 35 for first entry and 20 for subsequent entries (per household) Non IFSS World Cup Junior entries 5 for members 10 non-members Recreational class (Sat only) 1 per dog
ENTRIES TO Paul ODonnell, 50 Drumbathie Road, Airdrie ML67ES
CLOSING DATE 13 November 2015
Eagle Brae, Struy, Beauly, Inverness-shire, IV4 7JT You can approach from the south via Inverness or from the west via Drumnadrochit and Cannich. Travel on the A862 from Inverness towards Beauly, take the turning for the A831, the race site is just south of Erchless Castle. From Drumnadrochit, leave the A82 and follow the A831, the race site is just north of Glen Affric Holiday Park. SDAS signs will direct you to the site from the A831.
A challenging all grass trail set in a beautiful location. Course will be clearly marked and will have ski netting in places. Mainly flat but dont let that fool you. Trail includes a small bridge crossing.
TRAIL DISTANCES All classes: 3 miles - except Junior trail: 1 mile
DR8; DR8NB: 5 8 dogs (3 or 4 wheeled rigs, must have all wheels braking) DR6; DR6NB; DR6NB other: 4 6 dogs DR4; DR4NB; DR4NB other: 3 4 dogs (inc. IFSS Junior age category if numbers allow) DR3; DR3NB; DR3NB other: 3 dogs (results combined with DR4 for WCp points & qualifying) DBM; DBW; DBMNB; DBWNB; DBMNB other; DBWNB other: 1 dog Bikejor, Mens & Womens Categories (including IFSS age categories for Junior & Veteran where numbers allow) DS2; DS2NB; DS2NB other: 2 dog Scooter or Rig (inc. IFSS Junior age category if numbers allow) DS1; DS1NB; DS1NB other: 1 dog Scooter (inc. IFSS Junior age category if numbers allow) DCM; DCW: 1 dog Canicross Men / Women (inc. IFSS Veteran & Junior categories if numbers allow) Junior Canicross 8 - 15 yrs: 1 dog Boys / Girls - Non IFSS WCp Class Junior 1 dog rig: 8 11 years only - Non IFSS WCp Class Junior 1 - 2 dogs rig: 12 15 years only Non IFSS WCp Class Recreational: non-timed canicross, scooter, bikejor or rig - max 8 dogs per team
CLASSES - LOCAL VARIATION
Separate DR3 class. Separate DR2 class. Non IFSS World Cup Junior classes from age of 8 to 15 years, No Nordic Breed Other (Freight) in DR8.
WORLD CUP POINTS
Drivers with DID numbers will be eligible to gain World Cup points at this race. Where necessary results of classes will be combined to give the relevant results
08:30 Compulsory for all competitors
START TIMES 09.30 BOTH DAYS
HELPERS DUTIES COMPULSORY - A list will be available at the mushers meeting. If time allows this will be posted on the SDAS website, Facebook & Twitter pages.
Toilets Camping at 5/night available from Thursday Bonfire Hot meals on Saturday evening 5 per head - Venison Stew & chicken curry. Vegetarian meals available Must be pre-ordered with entry Free bar on Saturday night donations please for chosen charity
RACE VET Bethan Fitzgerald
VETS ON CALL Crown Vets. 58 Argyle Street, Inverness, Scotland. IV2 3BB. Tel: 01463 237000
All competitors MUST be on site prior to the race starting, there will be no admittance once the race is under way. If anyone can has wood they do not require, it would be appreciated if it could be brought to the venue, where a bonfire will make a pleasant gathering point for competitors to relax after racing.