Prospect Paddle - Terms and conditions

  • Terms and Conditions for the Prospect PaddleBy registering for the Prospect Paddle, you have agreed to the following terms and conditions:
    • We ask that everyone is sponsored in aid of Prospect Hospice, with a minimum fundraising target of £200 to help support our services.
    • Participants in this activity do so entirely at their own risk and must rely on their own ability in dealing with all hazards and must cover the route in a manner which is safe to themselves and others. Neither Prospect Hospice, its directors/trustees, staff or volunteers or venue or anyone else involved in or with the organisation of the event shall be held responsible for any accident or injuries or other loss sustained by you before, during or after the challenge. If using their own kit, paddlers are responsible for any loss or damage to that kit and kit must be fit for purpose.
    • Buoyancy jackets are mandatory at Prospect Paddle.
    • Paddle boarders will be supported by qualified instructors on the route and boarders should respond to their instruction when given for their safety.
    • The amount of water in the river is weather dependent so participants should be prepared to adapt accordingly. A low rainfall year may require the occasional scramble on the route.
    • All Paddle boarders must behave responsibly and any behaviour deemed unacceptable may result in removal from the challenge.
    • For the purposes of safety, anyone the age of 17 years old and under must be supervised by an adult for the entire route. One adult per child and one person per board. The minimum age is 11 years of age. The minimum sponsorship to take part applies to all participants.
    • Any medical conditions should be discussed with your GP who should give you their approval in writing for you to take part. Participants must make instructors aware of any medical conditions and bring your GP letter to the challenge.
    • Pregnant participants must discuss the challenge with your GP and gain their written approval for you to take part. Instructors should be made aware of any pregnancy before taking part. Those in their third trimester will not be accepted on this challenge.
    • No alcohol is to be consumed prior to or during the challenge.
    • Please note that any photography and filming uploaded to the designated social media pages may be used for current and future publicity purposes, unless you have not given the charity permission at the related stage of registration or we have received direct correspondence from you thereafter to withdraw your permissions.
    • You must adhere to any current government social distancing guidelines regarding Covid-19. The Government may potentially change this guidance and you are responsible for keeping yourself updated on the advice.
    • You can bring your dog to the venue and along the riverside if kept under control at all times, however, Prospect Hospice does not take responsibility for the safety of the dog and it is the dog owner’s responsibility to undertake to care for and clear up after the dog at all times. Dogs will not be allowed on the paddle boards.
    • Registrations are strictly personal, non-transferable, firm and binding and fees shall not be refunded for any reason.
    • Cancellation is unlikely and the organisers will take all precautions to avoid it, but should cancellation occur for reasons out of the organisers control, then participants will be notified as soon as possible.
    • Should part of the route be unavailable for safety reasons or reasons out of the organisers control, the organisers reserve the right to adjust the route or cancel where necessary.
    • By entering the Prospect Paddle with Prospect Hospice, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and confirmed that you are medically fit to participate.
    • Questions should be directed to the Prospect Hospice fundraising team via 01793 816161 or fundraising&events@prospect-hospice.net