Doheny State Beach, Dana Point
Saturday May 31st , 2014

Waterman's Challenge:

The Waterman's Challenge is a two race format designed to challenge a racer's physical, and technical skills.

The Challenge is a TWO race combined scoring event

  • 5 Mile open water distance race
  • Surf slalom race

Board Classes:

  • Men - 14' SUP and Under
  • Women - 12'6 SUP and Under

  Proposed Waterman's Distance Course

Competitors must use the SAME board for both races.
Board selection must be declared prior to first race

Age Divisions:

17 & Under
18 -39 Under
40 - 49
50+

Awards:


Cash Qualifiers: Men's & Women's top 30% up to top 5
**A minimum of 10 entries per class required to be considered a cash qualifying race

Trophies top 3 per  age division .

** Tie Breaker - Best Surf Slalom finish

  The  TOP 20 MEN & WOMEN  from the 5 mile distance race will automatically qualify for the surf slalom

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER - 10 additional men and women will qualify for the final surf slalom event through a Last Chance Qualifying surf event

SURF SLALOM -   race will be a multi lap triangle shape course in and out through the surf, beach start and beach finish with NO transition to the beach after each lap.

Approx - 5 laps - 18min

  Proposed SUP Slalom Course

 The Pro SUP Surf Slalom will be a beach start and beach finish. Once the time duration of 16 minutes is reached a white flag and horn will sound meaning that everyone on the lead lap will complete one more full lap after their current lap is finished. Any competitor that has been lapped by the leader will finish on their current lap.


Hennessey's Distance Race

9 Mile Open Water

Board Classes:
  • Stock Paddleboard - Open Age
  • Unlimited Paddleboard - Open Age
  • 14' Stand Up Paddleboard - Open Age
  • Unlimited Stand Up Paddleboard - Open Age

  Proposed Hennessey's Distance Course

Awards:

Cash Qualifiers: Top 3 Stock & Unlimited Paddleboard Finishers
**A minimum of 10 entries per class required to be considered a cash qualifying race

The Paddle Academy Watergrom Challenge:


As with the Waterman's Challenge, a two race combined score format

Jr. Long Course - 1 Mile +

Jr. Technical Course - 2 lap triangle course with beach race start and beach run to finish (8 under 1 lap and assisted)

Age Divisions:

8 & Under ( Boys/Girls Mixed)
Boys: 9-11 / 12 - 14 / 15-17
Girls: 9-11 / 12 - 14 / 15-17

Board Classes:
All Juniors on 12'6 boards or less.

Awards:
Trophies top 3 per age division
Top Boy / Girl winners for each age group will be awarded One Free Month of training with The Paddle Academy

** PFDs required for all participants (Class III for 12 and Under)

** Leashes mandatory


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Fun Race

3 Mile Open Water

Board Classes:
  • Stock Paddleboard - Open Age
  • Unlimited Paddleboard - Open Age
  • 12'6 SUP - Open Age
  • 14' SUP - Open Age
  • Surfboard SUP - Open Age

  Proposed Fun Course


Schedule of Events


7:00 - Registration/check in
8:30 - Registration closes

8:45 - Paddlers Meetings 15 minutes prior to each race listed

9:00 - Distance Race (9 miles)
9:15 - Fun Race (3 miles)
9:20 - Kids Fun Race (.5 miles)
10:00 - Waterman’s Challenge (5 miles)
11:15 - WaterGrom Challenge (1 miles)
12:00 - WaterGrom Challenge Surf race
1:15 - Waterman’s Challenge Surf race
2:15 - WaterGrom Awards (on the beach)
3:30 - Awards/Raffle (Hennessey’s Tavern)

Schedule may vary based on # of competitors, conditions and additional events


Entry Fee

Waterman's Challenge :  $65 pre registration  /  $80 day of race
Hennesseys's Open Water :  $65 pre registration  /  $80 day of race
Fun Race:  $45 pre registration  /  $55 day of race
Watergrom Challenge :  $35


Race # pick up and beach registration will begin @ 7AM 6/04. 

Post Race BBQ & Awards

(BBQ included in entry fee)

Post Race awards ceremony/BBQ will take place @ Hennessey’s Dana Point

* Additional BBQ tickets can be purchased race day for $13. $6 for kids under 10

To Enter Online
To Enter by Mail Print out an   Entry Form and mail it to
Hobie Designs
32921 Calle Perfecto #B
San Juan Capistrano, CA
92675

Questions:

race@hobie.com , Sean Douglas (949)240-5105 ext 205

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