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Feb 5, 2018

Montemor-o-velho hosts ICF CSP Talent Identification Program (TIP)

ICF TIP will be organized in conjunction with the Senior World Championships in Montemor-o-velho (Portugal) on 19-26 August 2018. 

The Interantional Canoe Federation and the Portuguese Canoe Federation will host, during the week of the Canoe Sprint world Championships, a Talent Identification Program, similiar with the one already hosted in 2015, during the Juniors & under 23 World Championships.

The Program includes a Training Camp and participation in the Senior World Championships.

The entire expenses of the participation for the invited athletes will be covered by the Portuguese Canoe Federation except the travel expenses to Porto or Lisbon, which shall be paid by the participants’ national federation.

There are some criteria defined to be able to apply:

-The National Federation has been organising national championships regularly;

-The membership fees to the ICF and to the respective continental association have to be paid in full;

-The NF is responsible for arranging and paying the visa fee and the travel expenses (1) to Portugal and (2) back to the origin country;

-NFs have to respect the deadlines to ensure the success of the organization;

-The respective continental association must agree to the application.

Points of Consideration in Athlete Selection:
-The age range of the athletes is 17 to 23 years old
-Men and Women Canoeists are prioritized in the selection

Portuguese Caneo Federation will deal with the Visa invitation letter, upon request.

All applications must be sent to Csaba Szanto ( by no later than May 31st 2018and directly from the National Federation.

Notification of acceptance will be sent from the ICF to the National Federation by June 15th 2018.

The application form is here