2021 Eastern Regional Championships (ERC's)
Tel: 027 525 7222
Despite the Eastern Region spanning the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne Local Areas, the ERCs event attracts competitors from throughout the country.
ERC’s offers almost all of the events available at the New Zealand Championships, drawing upon the best of the best to determine the Eastern Regional Champions and Overall Top Club.
The competition includes a wide variety of events, requiring varying levels of technical skill and physical fitness. With surf and weather conditions constantly changing, the competition has proved to be one of the most exciting competitions of the Surf Life Saving calendar.
The Eastern Region Championships also doubles as the third round of the New Zealand Surf Boat Series. Click here for the series information.
MASTERS: Eastern Region Masters will be held in conjunction with the BOP Senior Champs in Ohope on 13th/14th February 2021. Unfortunately due to the low numbers in attendance over ERCs weekend, the decision was made to preserve the volunteers time and incorporate the masters age groups into BOP Seniors program. Please click here for more information.
Entries may be made using the SLSNZ Online Event Entry System. Your club has access to this system and will process your entries. Following the close of entry as detailed below entry fees will be invoiced directly to your club for payment prior to the competition.
Entries Open: 12:00pm, 4th December 2020
Entries Close: 5:00pm, 11th January 2021
Late Entries Close: 5:00pm, 22nd January 2021
Entry Fee: $70 Individual + Canoe, $200 Boat Entry (inclusive of GST)
Team Substitute Fee: $10.00 (inclusive of GST)
Late Entry Fee: An additional charge of $35 (inclusive of GST)
Entry Circular -
This document provides you with all the information you need to know in order to enter this event. While it contains the typical logistical information surrounding the event, it also incorporates very important details that an athlete, parent and/or guardian must be aware of before entering themselves or their child into this event.
Team Manager Circular
This document provides you with all the information you need to know as a Team Manager at this event. While it contains the typical logistical information surrounding the event, it also incorporates very important details that a Team Manager must be aware of before attending the event.
Please note that this circular must be read in conjunction with the Entry Circular which outlines further information Team Managers must be aware of prior to entering any competitors into the competition.
Team Manager Circular - pdf
This document provides you with all the information you need to know as an Official at this event. While it contains the typical logistical information surrounding the event, it also incorporates very important details that an Official must be aware of before attending the event.
Please note that this circular should be read in conjunction with the Entry and Team Manager Circulars which outline further information Participants and Team Managers must be aware of prior to attending into the competition.
Officials Circular - pdf
Competition Safety Plan
The draft Competition Safety Plan and Hazard Identification Appendices are available to download below. The document is also available for viewing in the Event Management Area during the event. The missing person at sea reflex tasking can be found in Appendix Two of the entry circular.
Appendix 1. Draft Programme (pdf, 189kb) + Sunday Programme (pdf)
Appendix 2. Team Manager Circular - pdf
Appendix 3. Competition Safety Plan - pdf, Hazard Identification Spreadsheet - pdf
Appendix 4. Team Managers Declaration Form (word, 84kb)
Appendix 5. Photographer Agreement Form (word, 80kb)
Appendix 6. Team Change Form (word, 84kb)
Athlete warm up areas (PDF, 84kb)