This is an open competition so members of sports clubs as well as Croatian Long-Distance Swimming Association (HSDP) and to individuals with a license from HSDP for the CRO CUP competition. Other competitors may also participate but without points in Cro Cup series. Points in the CRO-CUP (Croatian long-track swimming) will be awarded according to the Cup rulebook.
Men and women compete at the same time and are ranked according to the categories they belong to, women separately and men separately. They will also be ranked together in an absolute category. Competitors younger than 18 are obliged to provide a Written Statement, signed by their parents or guardians – person(s) responsible. This is obligatory if they want to participate in the Cro-Cup.
It is only permitted to use swimsuits in accordance with FINA rules. Neoprene suits are not allowed as well as other suits that do not comply with FINA rules. Changing rooms for participants are provided. Every participant wins a T-Shirt, fruit and a meal.
The Competition Committee reserves the right to change and amend these rules, as well as to postpone or stop the race in case of bad weather or other unforeseen event. The competition is in accordance with the „Statute of Long-Track Swimming“.
Track Length: 5000 m
Start and finish: Beach Hotel Pical
Check in: 1 hour before start
Start: 9:00 h
Limited duration of the competition: two hours from the start signal