The Berg River Canoe Marathon

Cancellation and refund policy

  1. Event Cancellation
    In the event that circumstances beyond the control of the event organisers result in the cancellation of the event (this includes prevailing pandemic lockdown restrictions and regulations, natural disasters, civil unrest or other ‘force majeure’  occurrence), all entries submitted and fully paid up will be transferred to the following year’s event, at no extra cost and free of any increase that may be effected by the organisers of the following years event.
  2. Individual withdrawal of entry
    Should any individual enter and pay for an entry into the event, and for whatever reason is unable to take part in the race, a refund will be considered on the following basis.
    – An email request for a refund is sent to motivating for the refund;
    – A full refund will be considered if lodged 60 days before the event;
    – A 50% refund will be considered if lodged 30 days before the event;
    – No refund will be considered less than 30 days before the event;
    – A fully paid up entry may be transferred to another person, provided they are a fully paid up member of a club, their union and CSA and appropriately qualified to take part in the race.
    – A paddler who has elected to roll their entry over to the following year may not transfer their entry to another for that following year and may only use the rolled-over entry for themselves.
    – A paddler may elect to roll their entry over ONCE to the following year’s event. After the roll over has occurred once, there will not be a further opportunity for the roll-over to take place.