Bay of Plenty Winter/Spring Series #3

Event Details

Sat 18 Nov 9:00AM
Papamoa SLSC, Eastern - Bay of Plenty

Event Contact:

Mark Inglis

Tel: 07 574 2061

Email: mark.inglis@surflifesaving.org.nz

<p><strong>Bay of Plenty Winter/Spring Series #3 - <a href="/media/931544/the-pap-pentathlon-bay-of-plenty-spring-series-.pdf"> Flyer</a></strong><br /> <strong>The Pap Pentathlon</strong><br /> <strong>Date:</strong> Saturday 18th November 2017<br /> <strong>Time</strong>: 9:00am - 12:30pm<br /> <strong>Venue</strong>: Papamoa SLSC (Alternative Venue - Pilot Bay)<br /> <strong>Event Overview</strong><br /> The 2017 Spring Series is a competition looking to attract competitors and athletes throughout the region to compete in a series of back-to-back medium distance surf sport events.<br /> The "Pap Pentathlon" is a new event in the spring series with the following objectives;<br />  <strong>Maximum participation.</strong> We have designed the event so there is something for everyone. Advanced competitors are encouraged to do all events and challenge for their age group overall Pentathlon winner<br />  <strong>Conditioning for the Mount Monster.</strong> Athletes entering this great endurance event can use this event as a great training opportunity in race conditions to complete 7.5km of run, ski, board and swim (and tag on some beach flags for fun!)<br />  <strong>Less experienced or competitors starting out</strong> in senior competitions can do any of the events they are capable of (It is encouraged that coaches discretion is used for water events if conditions are challenging)<br />  <strong>Something for the "beachies"!</strong> We currently have limited events for beach competitors so Beach Flags and the 2km beach run offer<br />  <strong>Masters categories.</strong> This is a great chance for masters to get back into "race mode" and get together with other Masters from the region for some racing in a relaxed environment.<br />  <strong>Social.</strong> We will be firing up the BBQ when the beach flags starts so competitors and supporters</p> <p><strong>Event Information</strong><br /> <strong>Officials Briefing</strong>: 8:00am<br /> T<strong>eam Managers Briefing</strong>: 8:30am<br /> <strong>Start Time:</strong> 9:00am<br /> <strong>High Visibility Vests:</strong> High Visibility Vests are compulsory for all water event competitors<br /> <strong>Racing Uniform:</strong> Club Caps are compulsory and the use of wetsuit gear is permitted<br /> <strong>Registration:</strong> Event entry is via the SLSNZ Online Entry system http://slsnz.enternow.co.nz/slsnz/<br /> <strong>Divisions:</strong><br /> Mens Womens<br /> U16 U16<br /> U19 U19<br /> Open Open<br /> Masters Masters<br /> <strong>Events:</strong><br />  2km Beach Run<br />  3km Ski Race<br />  2km Board Race<br />  500m "M Shape" Surf Swim<br />  Beach Flags<br /> Please note that the events listed and the number of rounds on the day is dependent upon the number of<br /> entries and surf/weather conditions.<br /> <strong><br /> </strong></p> Sport

Description

Bay of Plenty Winter/Spring Series #3 - Flyer
The Pap Pentathlon
Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Venue: Papamoa SLSC (Alternative Venue - Pilot Bay)
Event Overview
The 2017 Spring Series is a competition looking to attract competitors and athletes throughout the region to compete in a series of back-to-back medium distance surf sport events.
The "Pap Pentathlon" is a new event in the spring series with the following objectives;
Maximum participation. We have designed the event so there is something for everyone. Advanced competitors are encouraged to do all events and challenge for their age group overall Pentathlon winner
Conditioning for the Mount Monster. Athletes entering this great endurance event can use this event as a great training opportunity in race conditions to complete 7.5km of run, ski, board and swim (and tag on some beach flags for fun!)
Less experienced or competitors starting out in senior competitions can do any of the events they are capable of (It is encouraged that coaches discretion is used for water events if conditions are challenging)
Something for the "beachies"! We currently have limited events for beach competitors so Beach Flags and the 2km beach run offer
Masters categories. This is a great chance for masters to get back into "race mode" and get together with other Masters from the region for some racing in a relaxed environment.
Social. We will be firing up the BBQ when the beach flags starts so competitors and supporters

Event Information
Officials Briefing: 8:00am
Team Managers Briefing: 8:30am
Start Time: 9:00am
High Visibility Vests: High Visibility Vests are compulsory for all water event competitors
Racing Uniform: Club Caps are compulsory and the use of wetsuit gear is permitted
Registration: Event entry is via the SLSNZ Online Entry system http://slsnz.enternow.co.nz/slsnz/
Divisions:
Mens Womens
U16 U16
U19 U19
Open Open
Masters Masters
Events:
 2km Beach Run
 3km Ski Race
 2km Board Race
 500m "M Shape" Surf Swim
 Beach Flags
Please note that the events listed and the number of rounds on the day is dependent upon the number of
entries and surf/weather conditions.