WEDNESDAY, 1 AUGUST
18:30h – Raising of the flags by the participants of the autonomous communities in “El Paseo de los Vencedores del Sella” (winner’s promenade) in Ribadesella.
THURSDAY, 2 AUGUST
9:30h− Classifying time trial of those at the head of the race. Starting line in Ribadesella’s bridge, with an itinerary of 3000 metres in Ribadesella’s stuary.
12:30h – Technique meeting in “hogar del pensionista” (day centre for the elderly) in the old market hall, Ribadesella.
16:00h – Draw of the starting line order of the 82 Descenso Internacional del Sella in “la Casa de Cultura”, Ribadesella. The draw will be public and free.
FRIDAY, 3 AUGUST
9:30-20:00h – Delivery of the numbers and accreditations to the participants in Arriondas’ municipal sport centre.
19:30h – The prize “Valores del Sella- CocaCola” Will be awarded to Pedro Areal Abreu and Bienvenido Pérez Dacosta in “La Casa de la Cultura” of Arriondas.
20:00h – The 82 Descenso Internacional del Sella opening ceremony will take place from the balcony of Arriondas’ town hall. “Fiesta de las piraguas de Asturias” this year dedicated to Covadonga.
SATURDAY, 4 AUGUST
07:35 – Fluvial train’s departure from Oviedo’s RENFE station to Arriondas station. Arrival time 09:50h..
09:30h – Fluvial train’s departure from ribadesella’s station to Arriondas’ station. Arrival time 09:55h.
09:30h – Official reception of authorities in Arriondas’ town hall.
10:30h – Beginning og “Tritones’ traditional parade”, bagpipes’ bands, folk groups, charanga bands, etc. It will be directed by the kings Aurelio, Pelayo, Ordoño and mauregato through Arriondas’ streets, and headed by authorities and honorary members of “El Descenso del Sella”.
11:50h – Beginning of the verses recited by Mara Santos. The crowd will sing the anthem of “Asturias Patria Querida”.
12:00h – Race start.
12:15h – Fluvial train’s departure from Arriondas accompanying the race to Ribadesella.
13:05h – Arrival of the first canoeists at Ribadesella. 15 minutes after the arrival of the first canoe to the finishing line, medals will be delivered to the first three boats classified in K1 and K2, both male and female, and to the first three C2 and C1 male boats. The control of the boats’ arrival will be closed 30 min after the arrival of the winners of each category.
14:00h-19:30h – Free bus between Ribadesella and Los Campos de Oba. Departure from “La plaza de Abastos” (Ribadesella) and from Ribera’s parking (Llovio). The last bus with departure to in Los Campos de Oba to Ribadesella will be at 19:00h, and to Arriondas at 19:30h.
14:30h – Fluvial train’s departure from Ribadesella to Llovio station. Arrival time.
14:37h – Beginning of the lunch for all participants in Los Campos de Oba (Llovio).
17:00h – The delivery of medals to the first canoeists from different categories and modalities will take place in Los Campos de Oba.
17:42h – Fluvial train’s departure from Llovio to Oviedo. Arrival time, 19:52h.