BASIC RULES, INFO AND INSTRUCTIONS

BASIC RULES, INFO AND INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Weekend Warriors (Open), Keikis and First timers Leash is required.
  2. Elite’s leash is recommended but no required.
  3. Class quorum 8 participants Male / 5 Female (The organizer has the right to lower or eliminate the Quorum requirement).
  4. Pre- Registered participants will have a rash guard shirt.
  5. All participants must wear the electronic chip at their leg to be able to be registered at the goal.
  6. Online Inscription will be closed on June 19, 2014.
  7. Beach registration will have a surcharge of $10.00
  8. A protest must be filed at the registration tent no later than 20 minutes after the competitor has finished a race. Protests will be decided on by the Competition Committee through first-hand accounts as well as any photographic, video evidence or any other evidence.
  9. Elite’s class Beach Start (sand) / Open and other class Water Start.
  10. AmateurSUP and all sponsors have the right to use photos and videos of all participants at the event.
  11. All participants need to sign the release of liability form at the registration tent (required).
  12. The event can be cancel or postpone at any moment by the organization due to weather, government and any other situation no under the control of AtrumOrbis inc dba AmateurSUP.
  13. Race order: Kids Race: 9AM, First Timers, Open, Elites (groups may be divided by sex or surf type / quorum requirement).
  14. Beach Registration and Pre-Registered check in (number and chip): 7AM – 8:30 AM (sharp).
  15. Not Unlimited class or Prone.
  16. Entry fees will not be refunded due to disqualification or withdrawal from the event.
  17. Routes may change the day of the event (weather conditions).
  18. Drafting Not allowed out gender or different board (example: Male drafting a Woman or 12’6″ drafting a 14′); same class and same gender drafting are no regulated. Competitor may be disqualified for drafting any water-motorized craft on the race course.
  19. A competitor will be disqualified if they do not turn around a buoy.
  20. Competitors must leave the course and finish area immediately after they complete their race and must not impede any competitors.
  21. Any competitor who behaves in an excessively aggressive way through their conduct or speech towards the competition officials, other competitors, sponsors or spectators, may be disqualified from the event.
  22. Cash Price* (Sponsor: Municipio de Aguadilla)/ Elite 12’6″ (male and female): 1st place $300.00 / 2nd place $200.00 / 3rd place $100.00 / 4rd place $50.00
  23. Cash Price* (Sponsor: Palulu Boards / Kenalu / ASUP) / Elite 14′ (Unisex): 1st place $300.00 / 2nd place $200.00 / 3rd place $100.00 / 4rd place $50.00
  24. Other prizes and raffle prizes will be announce online and/or the event.
  25. Please take your trash from the beach, do not dispose trash at the sand; use a trash bag (if you do not have one, ask at the registration tent for a free bag).
  26. Itinerary: June 20, 2014 Pre-Registration and Pasta Party at Hotel Cielo Mar Aguadilla (7PM – 9PM) / Beach Registration and Pre-registered check in at the beach (7AM – 8:30AM) / Event Start at 9AM / Prize: 3PM / Live music After party: 7PM – 12PM (Francachela & Boca Loca: Marina Real Apartments).
  27. You Must Be Standing: If you fall or safety reasons you will have 5 strokes to get back on your feet and stand up. This rule is in effect so a paddler does not achieve an advantage by not standing up. If You Elect To Knee Paddle For Any Other Reason Than A Fall, You Will Be DISQUALIFIED, DNF.
  28.  If you need help please make a sign to other competitors or any of the escort’s boats/jetsky with you paddle (waive your paddle in the air).
  29. The liability waiver needs to be signed to be able to participate in any of the AmateurSUP events (prior the start).

 

Note: Who’Sup Fest 2014 is not an SUPAA event but AmateurSUP adopt some basic the rules from this organisation; the rule list may change at the discretion of AtrumOrbis Inc dba AmateurSUP without previous notice.

* The organizer has the right to change or not change the cash price to another category due to lack of quorum.