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You pay a non-refundable registration fee of £35.00 per Team Member


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WAAT4 Challenge 2021 - Online entries currently closed - Please call back!

To enter a team, please complete the Registration Form Below

ENTER A TEAM

Register your team by completing the Application Form below, and our Secure Payment Facility makes it even easier to join in the challenge.

Team Entry costs £35 per team member (teams to consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6).  

Please note for groups wishing to enter 3 or more teams and wishing to pay as one by Cheque or BACS Transfer,
please contact us for an Application Form.

**This year each team will have their very own online team fundraising page for family, friends and supporters to make a donation and see total amount raised..

Each team member will be required to raise a minimum of £50.00 in sponsorship for the event either through the sponsor form provided or via the team’s fundraising page.

Team Captains, please forward sponsorship money raised via sponsor forms after the event to WAAT4.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is to raise money for the official named charities only and team members may not use the event to raise money for any other charities or good causes.



Overview

The WAAT4 Challenge is a prestigious navigation event in Wales’ beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Teams from all over the UK take part every year.

Its reputation is growing quickly and it features in the walking calendar for such events. Each year over 550 competitors take part over either 22km, 30km or 40km Challenges which includes South Wales’ highest peak - Pen y fan.

Whatever your ability, you are welcome to enjoy the 40km route, 30km route or our shorter 22km route at your own pace. We want everyone to enjoy taking part by completing the course whilst taking in some of the best views in the Brecon Beacons.

The event is organised by Dyfed-Powys Police and supported by members of the Brecon Mountain Rescue, Wales Air Ambulance and volunteers on the day.


Objectives


Teams


Cost

Team Entry costs £35 per team member (teams to consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6).  

**This year each team will have their very own online team fundraising page for family, friends and supporters to make a donation and see total amount raised..

Each team member will be required to raise a minimum of £50.00 in sponsorship for the event either through the sponsor form provided or via the team’s fundraising page.

Team Captains, please forward sponsorship money raised via sponsor forms after the event to WAAT4.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is to raise money for the official named charities only and team members may not use the event to raise money for any other charities or good causes.
           

Equipment

Teams will be required to carry sufficient clothing & equipment on the day.

Please Note: It is not uncommon in the U.K mountains to experience a wind chill factor of -15 Degrees Celsius, even when it seems like a normal day at sea level.

We reserve the right to exclude anybody who is unsuitably equipped - so please do not forget to bring the below items with you or you will not be allowed to participate.


(**recommended in an emergency..)

*It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure that they have the proper clothing and footwear as set out in the Competitors Information Pack.


Map

This year there will be 3 NEW Routes. A 40km, 30km and a 22km route which will not be as demanding as the 40km and 30km routes.









A detailed map of the route will be displayed for teams to mark their maps at the Team Captains briefing night on Friday 19th June 2020 at Base Camp. It will be marked up with the checkpoints throughout the route. All teams will start at the same time and choose whatever route they believe to be the most direct.

“For Safety we recommend all teams follow planned route”

What’s included

Support

You’ll receive support from our Team throughout the weekend.

Medical Cover
Medical cover will be available at each checkpoint as well as the start and finish of the event. Air Ambulance personnel will be on standby for the duration and mountain rescue will also be on call in the unlikely event of being required.

Fundraising

You will have your very own online team fundraising page.

Camping and Parking

Competitors camping, toilets, showers and parking are included in the cost of your registration.

Food
You will receive a free packed lunch, water, tea and coffee prior to the start.

Checkpoints

Marshalled checkpoints, fully stocked with water, tea and coffee.

Discover

Our routes will take you through the sweeping grandeur and outstanding natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Finishers' Medal and T-Shirt

Receive your well earned t-shirt and medal as you cross the line.

Sense of Achievement

The sense of achievement you feel as you finish the challenge is amazing.

Basecamp

Unwind with friends and family – 500 seat marquee, with bar and live music


Casualty Evacuation Procedure

1) In the event of an injured casualty who requires assistance etc, phone Brecon Mountain Rescue control on 07831 894466. Use a 'Smart' phone if one is available and the person with the 'smart' phone to stay with casualty. ***

2) If no phone signal 2 team members make their way to the nearest checkpoint so medics can provide appropriate first aid and arrange evacuation as required.

*** A much quicker response can be obtained by contacting mountain rescue as soon as possible rather than having to walk to the next Checkpoint. If using a 'Smart' phone mountain rescue can usually send a link back to the phone and the outcome is that they would be able pin point the actual grid reference of casualty site.

*It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure that they are medically fit to undertake the challenge.


Start Times

Saturday 19th June 2021

40km Route - 7:00 am (check In 30mins prior to start)
30km Route - 7:30 am
(check In 30mins prior to start)
22km Route - 8:00 am (check In 30mins prior to start)

Team Captains briefing takes place on Friday 18th June 2021 at 6.30pm at Base Camp


Challenge Rules

Each team is to have a team captain and a navigator.  The team is to consist of a minimum of 2 or a maximum of 6 and all are to start the challenge to be eligible for any of the event prizes on offer except the prize for most money raised.  If a team starts complete and any other member drops out then a 1 penalty is given to that team. Any team can use any route chosen to complete the challenge or follow the chosen route given by the organisers.  Teams can consist of all male, all female or a mix of both, but all are required to be 16 years of age or over (16-17 year olds must be accompanied by a team member of 18yrs and over, if not the team will not be allowed to start).  When checking in to the checkpoints, teams cannot move on unless the team is complete and checked in.  All teams taking part are to finish together as a team and this will be the time of when the team completion time is recorded.


Additional Information

Dogs are welcome to join a team, however they must be kept on a lead at all times. We also ask owners to clean up after their dog.


Sponsorship Monies

**This year each team will have their very own online team fundraising page for family, friends and supporters to make a donation and see total amount raised.

Each team member will be required to raise a minimum of £50.00 in sponsorship for the event either through the sponsor form provided or via the team’s fundraising page.

Team Captains, please forward sponsorship money raised via sponsor forms after the event to WAAT4.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is to raise money for the official named charities only and team members may not use the event to raise money for any other charities or good causes.

Team members may not set up their own funding raising page: Example Crowdfunding/Just Giving or similar is not allowed.

Any team member found breaching these Terms will be withdrawn from the event !

Teams can pay monies raised through sponsorship via:
Online Payment Facility
Bank Transfer
Cheque
Cash
Team Fundraising page -
Please note: All Money raised through the Team Fundraising page will automatically transfer to WAAT4 Bank after the event.



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Your team entry will be confirmed once we have received completed entry form with payment.


        ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

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