Paracanoe Latest Updates

Doodle Poll - Classification - Pan American Paracanoe Championships - Halifax - Canada

The Doodle for booking the classification slot is now open:

The Doodle Poll for scheduling classification  will be open for two weeks between July 28 and August 12

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Doodle Poll - Classification - PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - Montemor-o-Velho - Portugal

The Doodle for booking the classification slot for the PARACANOE World CHAMPIONSHIPS in Montemor-o-Velho - Portugal is now open:

The Doodle Poll for scheduling classification for Montemor-o-Velho is open funtil July 18. 

For the athletes with a status that requires a classification, a classification slot must be booked in advance through the doodle.

If an athlete fails to attend his/her classification slot, he/she will not be classified and will not be permitted to race.

Athletes must be classified separately for Kayak and Va’a.

ICF Paracanoe Classifier Trainee Workshop - Nottingham, UK

ICF Paracanoe is organising a classifier trainee workshop, with the support of British Canoeing. It will be held on July 17-18, 2018 in Nottingham, UK.

At the end of the workshop, successful candidates will be able to classify athletes at the national level.

For more details, please click here.

If you are interested, please send the application to John Edwards by May 30th at


Approval of the Va'a Classification system by IPC

The International Paralympic Committee has endorsed the International Canoe Federation’s classification system for the new Paralympic discipline of para-va’a, viewing it  as a “work in progress” which can be reviewed over time.

Full article: please click here

Launch of the Classification Upload Platform

The Paracanoe classification committee has launched its new platform for receiving athlete classification documents.

This platform is a more secure way to transfer and store confidential documents. The documents are directly saved on a secure server where only the classifiershave  access.

Each time an upload is done, a notification is sent to the classifiers, who could connect to the server in order to review the documents.

This new IT development ensures that Paracanoe is compliant in terms of security and confidentiality of data, according to the Paralympic Code.

 For accessing the Classification upload platform, please click on the link below:

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Classification Rules and Regulation

The ICF Paracanoe Classification Rules and Regulations are based on the IPC code, and adapted to Paracanoe. The Classification Rules have been adopted by the ICF Board of Directors on March 23, 2018.


2018 Paracanoe Conference

Save the date: October 5-7 Stockholm, Sweden. See the flyer here. More information will be available in the coming months.


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