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Notable Dates for Town Bumps 2016

AGREED BY THE DELEGATES ON 13.01.2016

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Friday 1 January 2016 – Clubs to remind their members to keep a note of all Races entered for any Club other than their own to ensure they can meet the eligibility criteria to be able to enter Bumps 2016.

Sunday 31 January – Final date for Clubs to submit their suggestions for new or amended Rules to the Bumps Secretary – existing Rule and text of the proposed new Rule to be stated in full – with a summary of reasons for requesting a change.

Wednesday 24 February – Draft Rules for acceptance/rejection by the Delegates to be circulated to all Clubs.

Tuesday 1 March - Clubs to notify the Bumps Secretary and the Webmaster of their Appointed Bumps Contact for 2016 

Wednesday 9 March – 8 pm - Delegates meeting to accept/reject Rules.

Wednesday 27 April – pre-entry meeting at Nines boathouse at 7.00pm.

Tuesday 31 May – Names for consideration as dispensations to have been sent to the Bumps Secretary and entered on the website.

Wednesday 15 June – Delegates meeting (8.00pm) to consider dispensations.

Sunday 3 July – Entries to have been received by the Bumps Secretary in accordance with the Rules – please allow time (and correct postage) for posting. Bumps Secretary’s new address: 27 Cambridge Road Sandy Bedfordshire SG19 1JF.

Monday 4 July – Deadline for Programme

Thursday 7 July – CRA Time Race.  Any club or crew seeking a position in the Bumps by entering the Time Race must declare the fact and the names of the crew concerned to the Bumps Secretary.

Friday 15 July – Objections to crew composition to be notified, by email with reasons, to the Bumps Secretary by 5.00 pm.

Friday 15 July – Coxes meeting at Nines boathouse – in the bar/gym area - Refresher: 8.00 pm – 8.15 pm           Full briefing: 8.15 pm – 9.00 pm

Coxes: please arrive 10 minutes before your session to sign in (use capitals and the name your club has registered you under).

Friday 15 July – Marshals meeting – 8.00 pm – The Annexe, St Andrew’s Church Hall, St Andrew’s Road, Chesterton.

Sunday 17 July – Last minute, ie exceptional, changes to crews to be notified to the Bumps Secretary and to the Club Organisers list by email by 9.00 pm.

Monday 18 July – Any objections to be notified by email to the Bumps Secretary by 9.00 am.

Monday 18 July – Coxes meetings at Nines boathouse – in the bar/gym area - Refresher: 8.00 pm - 8.15pm              Full briefing: 8.15 pm - 9.00pm

Coxes: please arrive 10 minutes before your session to sign in (use capitals and the name your club has registered you under).

Monday 18 July - Marshals meeting – 8.00 pm – The Annexe, St Andrew’s Church Hall, St Andrew’s Road, Chesterton.

Tuesday 19 July – Bumps first night.

Wednesday 27 July – Wash-up meeting at Nines boathouse – 7.30 pm.

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