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Hi All – thanks for entering the Rogaine this weekend! First off a big thanks to the main sponsor – Rab, the land owners and the national Rogaining Association for helping us pull this off!

Here is some info to help the Weekend run smoothly for you. HQ is at En Hakkore, Orangapai, 5mins from Waipiata, just down the road from Ranfurly! Orangapai Sanitorium Road, off Patearoa-Waipiata Road. Where you register is also the Hash House. You will have free access back to your rooms/tents/vehicles.

Parking is signposted off Orangapai Sanitorium Road. Please do not arrive before 4pm Friday 22nd.

Camping is now permitted at the HQ, $10 per person per night. There may be a spare bed too. Those staying on site will have access to two basic kitchens with a fridge, microwave, toaster, hot water kettle, oven, utensils and such. for preparing your own food Friday night, Sat morning and Sun night, Mon morning if staying that long. You will need to be out by 10am Monday. If leaving after the event on Sunday you will need to vacate your room/pack up your tent by mid afternoon. BYO Sleeping bag.

Also – for those arriving Friday the local pub at Waipiata has a $12 dinner special! Best to ring and reserve as they will be packed! 03-444 9470 other Ranfurly (limited) dining options https://www.centralotagonz.com/DisplayMembers_sbt_stm=11_arm=8_.html?&Date=18/11/2019

SCHEDULE

• Friday 1600 check in for accommodation opens.

• Friday 1700 early registration opens for those already here.

• Friday 2200 early registration closes – let Terry know if you might be arriving later than this on Friday.

• Saturday 0800 Registration opens.

• Saturday 0900 24hr Map handout and briefing.

• Saturday 1000 3hr Rogaine registration and map handout

• Saturday 1100 3hr Rogaine starts (preceded by the briefing)

• Saturday 1200 24hr Rogaine starts • Saturday 1205 6hr Rogaine registration.

• Saturday 1230 6hr map handout and briefing

• Saturday 1330 6hr Rogaine starts

• Saturday 1400 3hr Rogaine ends – Prize giving approx 1500

• Saturday 1800 Hash House opens • Saturday 1930 6hr Rogaine ends – meal and prize giving approx 2030 Please BYO eating plates/utensils.

• Sunday 0900 Hash House closes. Tea and coffee and snacks still available, self service.

• Sunday 1200 Rab NZ Rogaine Championship finishes. Meal available. Please BYO eating plates/utensils. Sunday 1300 NZRC prize giving

Required Gear

• Two upper body base layers polypropylene or wool

• Water proof jacket • Hat and gloves polyprop or wool

• Good footwear • One litre of water carrying capacity

• First aid kit per team • One cellphone per team

• Whistle

• Pencil

• Compass

• Food

• Torch for night events

There is cellphone coverage over most of the high points around course. Running water on the hills is good to drink. There is no compulsory gear list for the 3hr event but we suggest everyone take at least a jacket, water, food and first aid kit for your team. There is no meal provided with the 3hr event

Handy stuff you may need. Map Cover, pens, compass, highlighters, spare batteries, toilet paper, sunblock. For the 3 and 6hr teams Check that your pen/pencil works on shiny paper and that it is waterproof. The best pen to mark on our weather proof score sheets is a Stabilo, Write-4-all, permanent.

You will need to take food snacks with you to last the time you’re out there… please be careful with wrappers! It pains me to point it out but in recent Rogaines we have had feedback about rubbish on the course – this is a MAJOR No-No! have a spare zip-lock plastic bag to put your rubbish in – unfortunately it can easily fall out of pockets.

That’s about all for now. I’m sure there will be more to follow as I think of it Look forward to catching up with you all on Saturday (some of you keener ones Friday!).

Rest well, there are some great hills out there.

Entry Fees

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24 Hour
Early Bird – May 1st – June 30th $100 (Junior $70)

Standard – July 1st – November 11th $125 ($90)
Late – last two weeks $150 ($120)

Note: Junior are those eligible for MJ, WJ and XJ categories, 16-22 years old.

6 Hour (light meal)
Standard $65
Late $75 

3 Hour (cash on the day, register online)
Standard $35 (no late fee)
Family $60 (2-5 members)

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Refund – 80% refund up until Monday 1st of September, 50% refund from Wednesday 2nd of September to Thursday 31st October 2300hrs.  After this date there will be no refunds.  Team changes can be made on the website up until date of online entry closure Friday 8th of November at 2300hrs, after this date by email to event organisers.  Entry after this time is at the discretion of the event organisers

Age Categories:

Teams will compete in the standard divisions as specified by the IRF. In summary these are:
There will be three gender classes of competition: Men’s teams, Women’s teams, and Mixed teams, the latter being teams that contain at least one female and one male. In addition, some teams will be eligible for restricted age categories as follows:Junior: all team members must be under 23 years of age on the first day of competition (23 Nov 2019).
Veteran: all team members must be 40 years of age or over on the first day of competition.
Super Veteran: all team members must be 55 years of age or over on the first day of competition.
Ultra Veteran: all team members must be 65 years of ago or over on the first day of competition.
There are thus 15 classes overall: MO, WO, XO, MJ, WJ, XJ, MV, WV, XV, MSV, WSV, XSV, UVM, UVW, UVX. Teams are deemed to compete in every class for which they are eligible, that is:All teams are in the Open category of their gender class.
Junior and Veteran teams are automatically entered in the Open category of their gender class.
Super Veteran teams are automatically entered in the Open and Veteran categories of their gender class.
Ultra Veteran teams are automatically entered in the Open, Veteran and Super Veteran categories of their gender class.

There will be accommodation at HQ for $30 per person, per night, you will need to bring your own bed linen and towels. This accommodation will be able to be booked during the registration process on a first in first served basis.  Sorry there is no camping available on the site of the Christian Retreat.   This accommodation is available Friday 22 to Sunday 24 November 2019, inclusive.

Please note:  Sorry you will need to book the Saturday night even thought many of you will be staying out on the course over this period and not returning to your room until midday Sunday.  You will be able to leave all your gear in your room ready for a well-earned snooze on your return.

T&C for this accommodation. – No alcohol, No smoking,  No cohabitating  unless married.

Dunedin to HQ 1hr 40mins by car.  Queenstown to HQ 2hr 20mins by car,  Christchurh to HQ 5hr 01 mins by car.

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Waiver

For participation in: Highland Events events and programs and/or activities (“Event”)

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FORM CAREFULLY BEFORE CONTINUING WITH YOUR ENTRY AND/OR SIGNING. THIS FORM HAS LEGAL CONSEQUENCES AND WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND WILL LIMIT OR ELIMINATE YOUR ABILITY TO BRING FUTURE LEGAL ACTIONS.

  1. INTRODUCTION

I understand and acknowledge that by signing a paper version of this Acknowledgement, Waiver And Release From Liability Form (“Form”), that I am legally agreeing to the statements in this Form and that these statements are being accepted and relied upon by the Released Parties, as defined below. Please note that the Event website ( www.highlandevents.co.nz ) may contain other terms and conditions that apply to the Event. By participating in the Event I also acknowledge my acceptance of the terms and conditions set out on the Event website. If another person has submitted my registration for the Event, I understand that person is assumed to be my agent and that person has accepted on my behalf all the terms and conditions set out on this Form, the Event website and within the Event’s online registration system conducted Evenzys.com/. In consideration of being permitted by Highland Events Ltd.(hereafter “ORGANISER”) to participate in the Event, I acknowledge and agree as follows:

  1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

The Event and other activities associated with the Event take place indoors or outdoors in various locations and can include, but are not limited to: warm-up exercises; competitive running and walking, both in practice and in the Event; demo-ing (trying out) gear; participation in clinics, training, demonstrations or other games and activities, attendance at any activities and travelling in planes, vans, buses or other vehicles to and from activities (the Event and other activities collectively referred to in this Form as “activities”). Activities may be scheduled or unscheduled, mandatory or optional, structured or unstructured and include free time. I acknowledge that the inherent and other risks, hazards and dangers (collectively referred to in this Form as “risks”) of these activities can cause injury, damage, death or other loss to participant or others. These risks include but are not limited to those associated with: any competitive or athletic activity; the need for extreme fitness and endurance; an outdoor environment; the decision making and conduct of ORGANISER’s staff members, volunteers, contractors, co-participants or others; running, walking or other activities; the participant’s personal health and participation, whether participant’s health conditions are disclosed or undisclosed, known or unknown; locations or premises; equipment; and the conduct of co-participants, spectators and/or other third parties.

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  1. I will review all materials received, accurately complete and agree to the registration information, documents and process, and obey all rules and policies at all times. These rules and policies include, but are not limited to, the rules and conditions detailed in this Form and as detailed on the Event website ( www.highlandevents.co.nz ), the Drug Free Sport NZ Authority Regulations, the competitive and administrative rules of Athletics New Zealand, as may be amended, and all traffic laws. Failure to comply in any way with these matters may lead to me being pulled from the Event and disqualified;
  2. My final acceptance and participation in the Event is contingent upon ORGANISER’s receipt and review of all required information and forms, including this Form;
  3. 3. I am fully capable of participating in the Event without causing harm to myself or others. I further agree that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this Event and I have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.
  4. To respect the rights, dignity and worth of every individual at the Event including participants, volunteers and spectators. I will at all times act professionally and responsibly and maintain high standards in respect to my language and actions and will not discriminate against any person on any grounds but in particular based on sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, ability or performance;
  5. Before participating in any activities, I may inspect the race course, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used, if I choose. I will immediately advise ORGANISER or an Event official if I believe or become aware that the race course, facilities, equipment or areas to be used in the Event are unsafe.
  6. The information provided in this Form is not exhaustive, other unknown or unanticipated activities, inherent or other risks and outcomes may exist, and ORGANISER cannot assure my safety or eliminate all risks. ORGANISER representatives are available should I have further questions about the activities or the associated risks;
  7. I am voluntarily participating with knowledge of the risks. Therefore, I assume and accept full responsibility for myself, for the inherent and other risks (both known and unknown) of the activities, and for any injury, damage, death or other loss I may suffer, resulting from those inherent and other risks, including but not limited to the risk of my, a co-participant’s, a Released Party’s, a spectator’s, a volunteer and/or a third party’s passive or active negligence or other misconduct.
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  1. 1. I HEREBY WAIVE, RELEASE AND DISCHARGE

Highland Events, ORGANISER, Event sponsors, Event organizers, Landowners, Event promoters, Event producers, race directors, Event officials, Event staff, advertisers, administrators, contractors, vendors, volunteers, Queenstown Lakes District Council (or other area or district Councils or local bodies of whatever nature in which the Event may be staged), New Zealand Police, NZTA, and all property owners and provincial, city, town, county, and other governmental bodies, and/or municipal agencies whose property and/or personnel are used and/or in any way assist in locations where the activities take place, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, assignees, licensees, owners, officers, directors, trustees, partners, board members, shareholders, members, supervisors, insurers, agents, employees, volunteers, contractors and representatives and all other persons or entities associated or involved with the activities (individually and collectively referred to in this Form as the “Released Party” and the “Released Parties”) with respect to any and all claims, liabilities, suits or expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) (collectively referred to in this Form as “claim” or “claim/s”’) for any injury, damage, death, lost and/or stolen property or other loss in any way connected with my enrolment or participation in the activities, negligence, whether passive or active, of the Released Parties, any breach by the Released Parties of statutory duty, and/or use of any equipment, facilities or premises, howsoever caused. I AGREE HERE TO WAIVE ALL CLAIM/S I MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES AND AGREE THAT NEITHER I, NOR MY ESTATE, HEIRS, ASSIGNS OR BENEFICIARIES NOR ANYONE ELSE ACTING ON MY BEHALF, WILL MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES FOR ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, DEATH OR OTHER LOSS I MAY SUFFER.

  1. I HEREBY INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS (“indemnify” meaning protect by reimbursement or payment) the Released Parties with respect to any and all claim/s brought by or on behalf of me, my spouse, a family member, a co-participant or any other person, for any injury, damage, death or other loss in any way connected with my enrolment or participation in the activities, negligence, whether passive or active, of the Released Parties, any breach by the Released Parties of statutory duty and/or use of any equipment, facilities or premises, howsoever caused.
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  1. If I wish to withdraw from the Event, or transfer my registration to another distance of the Event or to a third party, I must do so myself through my online registration, and the Event specific cancellation and/or transfer policy set out on the Event website will apply.
  2. The athlete information packets (which contain each athlete’s race bib and event information) must be picked-up by the registered athlete in person at the scheduled athlete check-in prior to the Event, as detailed on the Event website ( www.highlandevents.co.nz ). I hereby acknowledge that photo identification will be required to check-in and pick-up my athlete information packet.
  3. I authorise ORGANISER staff, representatives, contractors or other medical personnel to obtain or provide medical care for me, to transport me to a medical facility, and to provide treatment (including but not limited to evacuation, hospitalisation, blood transfusions, surgery and medications) they consider necessary for my health. I agree to pay all costs associated with that care and transportation. I agree, to the release (to or by ORGANISER, insurance carriers, other health care providers and their staff, representatives or contractors) of any medical information or records necessary for treatment, referral, billing or other purposes. I agree to provide the name and contact phone number of a person, who is not a participant in the Event, who can be contacted in the event of an emergency, which person will be available during and after the Event.
  4. I grant to ORGANISER, its affiliates, designees and assignees the right and permission to photograph, film, record and/or otherwise capture in any media the name, image, voice, written statement, photograph and/or visual likeness of me and/or my family members (collectively “images”), with right to sublicense, during the activities or otherwise, without compensation, for use for any purpose in any media throughout the world in perpetuity, including but not limited to use in broadcasts, photographs, publications, podcasts, webcasts, motion pictures, brochures, CDs, DVDs, internet websites, social media platforms, television, and/or in any related commercial, informational, educational, advertising, or promotional materials. I understand that all ownership and copyright rights in the images shall be owned by ORGANISER and I waive any inspection or approval rights. I understand and agree that my name, bib number and race results will be available to the public during and after the Event.
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We have all the landowner sorted, venue for Hash-house and accommodation.

The course is on typical Central Otago high country, rocky outcrops, gold mining relics, large open ridges incised with small to large gullies.  Mainly ground level vegetation, some denser vegetation in the gullies.  Elevation is 600m in the North of the course going out to 1200m in the South.

Entries open 1 April 2019  Entries are NOW OPEN CLICK HERE

Don’t let the word Championship put you off we have a very user friendly course suitable for all levels.  Along side the Champs we will be running 3hr and 6hr events for the slightly less adventurous.  Don’t be scared to give the 24hr Champs a crack.  It seems intimidating but its not.  You can stay in the field as long as you like, rest as long as you like and eat as much as you like at the hash-house on the course.