Tel: 0276 116 604
Long Course with run finish
Sweep Meeting: 9.00 am
Surf Official Meeting: 9.30am
Entries Open: 10.00 am, Thursday 1st November 2013
Entries Close: 5.00 pm, Saturday 14th December 2013
Late Entries: On race day between 8.00-9.00 am
Entry Fees: $50 per crew,
Payment: Cash or cheque on the day or electronically to Whangamata SLSC: 03 1577 0004887 00. Please use your club and crew name as reference.
Race Format Open Men and Open Women: 3 Rounds of Heats, top 12 crews (on points)
through to semi-final, top three crews in each semi-final will progress through into the A final.
There will also be a B Final for crews ranked 7th to 12th (6 Boat Finals). In addition, the semi
final draws will be drawn based on finishing during the points series (1st, 2nd, 3rd. 10th, 11th,
12th) in one semi then (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th) in the 2nd semi. Round Robin points will be
awarded as 6 points for 1st, 1 point for 6th. If there is a heat less than 6 boats, the same
points apply (1st = 6 points and so on…).
Age Grades: 3 rounds of heats, with the top 6 crews going
through to two 3 boat elimination
semi finals (one crew dropped in each). The top 2 in each semi go through to the final (4
boat final). IN addition, the semi final draws will be drawn based on finishing during the
points series (1st, 2nd, 6th in one semi final then 3rd, 4th, 5th in the 2nd semi final). Round
Robin points will be awarded as 6 points for first, down to 1 point for 6th. If there is a heat of less than 6 boats, the same points apply (1st = 6 points and so on).
The prize giving will be held in the Whangamata SLSC clubrooms ~45 mins after the last
races (gives crews a chance to pack up boats etc). All crews are expected to turn up to the
prize giving following the conclusion of racing (announcements will be made on the PA).
Crews must be dressed in racing attire or a club uniform to receive prizes. There are a
range of prizes to be given to winners.
Event Social Function
WSLSC will be providing a BBQ (i.e. food + some drink) for competitors and supporters
at Whangamata SLSC following the finish of racing on Saturday. Beverages will be
available over the bar at normal (very cost effective ) club bar prices. You are all
encouraged to stay on and enjoy the clubrooms, views and the company of other boaties
from around NZ.