Signature Homes Summer Series 2020

We are very excited to announce the launch of our

Signature Homes Summer Race Series.

 Huge appreciation to Signature Homes for their very generous sponsorship of our CSBOP Summer   Race Series creating some enticing cash prizes for the overall male and female series champions:

K1M and K1W

First place                         $800

Second place                    $500

Third place                        $200


C1M and C1W

First place                           $600

Second place                      $300

Third place                          $100



To be in to win, you must be a member of CSNZ ( $10 to join here ) and have the best cumulative points   from 3 of the following 4 races:

  1. Bay of Plenty Championships (Kawerau, 8th March
  2. Lower Course Race (Kawerau, 21st March)
  3. North Island Championships (Kawerau, 22nd March)
  4. Nationals (Waikaretaheke, 9th – 12th April)


Registrations are now open for all races. Please click on the following links to register

BoP Champs       (Closes Wed 26th February)

N.I Champs and lower course race            (Closes Sat 14th March)

Nationals          (Closes Friday 13th March) 



  •  The Summer Race Series will be comprised of the following four races:
    • Bay of Plenty Championships (Kawerau, 8th March)
    • Lower Course Race (Kawerau, 21st March)
    • North Island Championships (Kawerau, 22nd March)
    • Nationals (Waikaretaheke, 9th – 12th April

  • Calculating a winner:
    • To calculate the overall winner, you will be awarded points throughout the series in each class on the following basis:

                       1st equals 1 point, 2nd equals 3 points, 3rd equals 5 points, 4th equals 7 points, 5th equals 8 points, then adding 1 point for each subsequent position.

    • A “Did Not Finish” (DNF) receives a point score attributed to the last athlete plus one point.
    • Tie breakers will be decided on the fourth race result (Nationals)
    • Final scores will be calculated on a paddler’s best three results – similar to selection races
    • Athletes are eligible to compete in the following categories K1M/ K1W/ C1M/C1W.
    • If there is a draw we would split the cash prize 50/50 between the two paddlers
    • An independent panel will be appointed to check results for prize money to be confirmed and paid.
    • Awards will be made at a date to be confirmed
    • To be eligible to be considered for prizes paddlers will need to be a CSNZ member and a NZ slalom club member 
  • Prizes apply to the overall winners regardless of age. There are two sets of trophies for each category – one for Open and one for under 18 but cash prizes will be awarded for overall winners only.

          The trophies are: 

    • C1 Men - Day Two Trophy (u18 and Open)
    • C1 Women CSBoP Trophy (U 18 and Open)
    • K1 Women CSBoP Trophy (U 18 and Open)
    • K1 Men Women Mike Dawson Trophy (U 18 and Open)


Signature Homes Series prizes will be awarded at the CSBOP AGM and prizegiving at the end of May. ( Date to be confirmed)