Number will be affixed high on the front starboard (right)
side of each boat.
human-powered watercraft allowed to race in the BluzCruz.
Approved personal flotation device must be worn at all
Failure will end in disqualification.
use of alcohol and/or controlled substances prior to
start and while on the water will result in
FIREARMS ALLOWED. As crazy as this sounds, some people feel
the need to carry guns.
for all paddling classes. No one will be allowed to start
after the race is underway. If you leave the river for
reason other than equipment malfunction or personal health,
you are on your own! Motorized safety boats will patrol the
course for your assistance.
stop to take a break on high ground. Overland portages are
not allowed. Non-compliance will result in disqualification.
racers/paddlers should be off the course by as close to 1
p.m. as possible.
Classes will be adjusted/added based on number and kind of
entrees. The BluzCruz Race Committee will attempt to keep
classes as fair as possible.
Racers are responsible for properly classing their
vessel to the best of their ability or to inquire for help
with proper classing.
Participants must sign a Medical and Emergency Contact sheet
and a Waiver of Claims and Release of Liability form.
Parents must sign for children under the age of 18.
Participants should be able to paddle 22 miles of open
Weather and/or water conditions are not predicable.
Parents should be certain young paddlers are capable
of safely completing the course.
All Paddlers should be prepared for any conditions
that may arise.
are responsible to supply all items needed to safely
complete race; not limited to items listed below.
SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT LIST:
phone (emergency numbers in packet)
Power bars/energy bars
Gatorade, 4 or 5 bottles
Light mesh shirt
Personal flotation device
Tools necessary for minor boat repair
Bowline or Length of Rope
Quick drying clothing in layers
Personal first aid kit
Farmer John shorty