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Tai Po Waterfront Park

New Territories

Hong Kong

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Description

Bulletin(pdf verison): http://www.waterski.org.hk/events/18wf/2018WF-Info%20(final).pdf


When

06-08 July 2018 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

8:00am – 6:00 p.m. on all days

* The Waterski competition (2018 Hong Kong National and Open Waterski Championships) will be held on 26-28 October 2018

Where

Tai Po Waterfront Park

Organiser

Hong Kong Water Ski Association Ltd. (HKWSA) Wakeboard Division

Events

Nautique Wakefest Hong Kong 2018 - Hong Kong Open Wakeboard & Waterski Championships forms part of the IWWF Asia Wakefest Series and the 2018 Hong Kong Open Wakeboard & Waterski Championships.

Wakeboard Competition Categories*

(Quota for each Group: 30)**

Men’s Wakesurf Open

Men’s Novice

Men’s Intermediate

Men’s Advanced

Men’s Outlaw

Men’s Open

Men’s Master (age 35 or above, born before 6 July 1983)

Women’s Wakesurf Open

Women’s Novice

Women’s Intermediate

Women’s Advanced

Women’s Open

Junior’s (Boys & Girls) age 18 or under, born after 6 July 2000

*For the Restrictions, please refer to Wakeboard Rules)

­**If the registration number is excessive, HKWSA has the right to make amendment on the quota of group.

Awards

Medals and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners of each event category.

Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams of team event.

Entry Requirement

Anyone is welcome to enter (See Rules below) All Hong Kong based riders must be HKWSA members in order to join the competition.

All riders must enrol through our official website below:
https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/2018-wakefest-hong-kong-open-wakeboard-championships-tickets-46095856949

Renewal of 2018 HKWSA Membership & Annual Membership Fee:

https://form.jotform.me/80180786617463

- For the age group events, the age of the competitor is taken on the start day of competition.

- Entry priority will be given to up to six overseas riders per country (supported by their federations) and riders competing in the 2018 Festival of Sport.

- Secondly, a first-come, first-served basis will be used to fill up to eight riders in each category.

- All remaining applications will go through a random draw to determine the final rider lists.

- The organizer reserves the right to accept or reject , amend the quota of the entry as deemed necessary

- The organizer reserves the right to close entries before the deadline without prior notice

- The organizer reserves the right to close a category if there are less than 4 participants.

Team Entry

Each Team may have a maximum of 6 riders comprising at least 2 men and 2 women riders participating in any categories.

Registration & Fees

Please note that we will ONLY accept enrolments online. Enrolments sent by smartphone communication applications such as Whatsapp, Line, Tango etc will be automatically disregarded.

We only accept Visa/ Master card for the online payment.

Please make a record on your online payment for future reference.

If the event is cancelled prior to the start of competition, due to bad weather or other circumstances, entry fees will be refunded to the enrolled riders through the online payment system.

Applications from riders with outstanding payments for past events will not be accepted unless he/she provides payment evidence or settles the outstanding payment.

Deadline

Enrollment Starts

28 May 2018 12:00pm

Enrollment deadline:

15 Jun 2018 11:59pm

Enrolment Fees

Adults: $550 HKD per event

Juniors: $300 HKD per event

*first-come, first-served basis will be used to fill up to eight riders in each category.

The organizer reserves the right to accept or reject , amend the quota of the entry as deemed necessary

Online Entry Form and payment: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/2018-wakefest-hong-kong-open-wakeboard-championships-tickets-46095856949

All Hong Kong based riders must be current HKWSA members in order to join the competition.

2018 HKWSA Annual Membership Renew form and payment:

https://form.jotform.me/80180786617463

All overseas riders, riders must provide evidence of personal accident insurance for the competition.

Late Entry may not be accepted before HKWSA committee’s approval.

There will be an administration fee of $1000 HKD for all kinds of appeal.

Random draw

22 Jun 2018 9:00pm

Random draw for all remaining applications.

Rider List

25 Jun 2018

Competitors’ lists will be posted on:

HKWSA website www.waterski.org.hk

HKWSA Facebook page www.facebook.com/HongKongWaterSkiAssociation/

Facebook event page www.facebook.com/events/1968955223420831/

Team Entry Deadline

3 July 2018 23:59

Deadline for team applications, team forms must be completed through the online system. Team Entry Fee is $800

After July 9

Entry fees will be refunded within 6 weeks through online payment system if riders are not selected

Enquiry Hotline: HKWSA (852) 2504-8168 ; Enquiry Email: hkwsa@hkolympic.org

Accommodation for Overseas Riders

70% subsidised accommodation may be available at the official hotel for a limited number of riders supported by their federations on a country by country basis.

Please contact Nelson Poon or Ivy Jung by email if you need accommodation arrangement.

We will endeavour to secure preferential rates for other riders

Overseas

Enquiry Hotline: HKWSA (852) 2504-8168 ; Enquiry Email: hkwsa@hkolympic.org

Run Down

06 July 2018 Friday

8am to 6 pm – Preliminary Rounds for Novices, Intermediate, Wakesurf

07 July 2018 Saturday

8am to 6 pm – Preliminary Rounds for Junior, Advanced, Outlaw, Open.

08 July 2018 Sunday

8am to 5 pm – Finals for all categories.

5pm to 6 pm – Prize Presentation

(Time may be adjusted at Organiser’s discretion depending on weather, time and participant numbers.)

Rules

As per the published HKWSA Wakeboard Rules & Trick List.

(http://www.waterski.org.hk >“resources” >“rules”)

Updated Wakeboard Rules

*Divisions

Trick Restrictions

Junior Girls & Boys (mixed):

Refer to Novice Trick list 2013

Only surface tricks, ollie, basic 2 Wake Jump are permitted and can be also performed switch stance. All inside-out tricks are not count.

**Women's & Men's Novice

Division:

Refer to Novice Trick list 2013

Only surface tricks, ollie, basic 2 Wake Jump are permitted and can be also performed switch stance. All inside-out tricks are not count.

Women's & Men's Intermediate

Division:

No inverted tricks and 360 degree (or higher) rotational tricks permitted.

Men's & Women Advance Division:

Maximum two (2) basic invert tricks OR 360 rotational tricks are permitted, or a combination of one (1) basic invert trick and one (1) 360 rotational trick permitted. No handle-pass inverted tricks or blind-landing inverted tricks are permitted except for frontside 180 degree rotational inverts.

Men's Outlaw Division:

Maximum five (5) inverted/360s rotational tricks permitted, or A maximum combination of four (4) inverted/360s rotational tricks plus either one (1) 540 rotational trick OR one (1) Technical invert trick permitted. Technical invert tricks includes all-handle-pass inverted tricks or blind-landing inverted tricks not exceeding 180 degree. No Mobius nor any rotational tricks exceeding 540 degree are permitted.

Men’s Master Division:

No restrictions in tricks performed

Women's & Men's Open Division:

No restrictions in tricks performed

* A rider’s division may be decided at the discretion of the judges.

Wakesurf Rules:

Refer to the followwing SWWF Rules:

http://www.swwf.org.sg/pdfs/SWWF_Wakesurf_Rules.pdf

* The Organizer reserves the right to accept or reject any entries and have the authority to amend any judging criteria as deemed necessary.

Format & Scoring

1. Individual

Each rider shall be allowed two passes through the wakeboard or wakesurf course during which time he/she may perform any routine he/she chooses. They will be judged on subjective style categories, to arrive at a single combined score.

Judges will award a maximum of 100 points to each rider based on their overall impressions of the routine performed. Riders found to be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics may be disqualified.

The judges will score each rider in each of the following categories:
Execution - 33.3 Points; Intensity - 33.4 Points; Composition - 33.3 Points

2. TEAM SCORING

a) A team shall consist of a maximum of 6 riders comprising at least 2 men and 2 women riders participating in any categories.

b) The best 6 scores will be used to compute an overall team score.

Special Thanks to

Subvented by: Home Affairs Bureau (Arts and Sport Development Fund), and Leisure Cultural Service Department

Sponsors: to be confirmed

How to get there?

- By MTR To Tai Po Market Station, transit a taxi to Tai Po Waterfront Park. ($30)

- Call a taxi at (852) 5566-9997

- Call a van at GoGoVan: (852) 3590-3399; Total Recall Transportation Centre: (852) 2398-6666.

Note

Before the competition:

- All entries to be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

- Entry fee is not refundable once application is accepted, except in the event of cancellation.

- All judges’ decisions are final.

- Event categories and schedules may be adjusted at the Organiser’s discretion depending on weather, time and participant numbers.

- All overseas riders must provide evidence of personal accident insurance for the competition & send a copy of the cover note to hkwsa@hkolympic.org. Participation in the event will not be permitted without adequate cover.

- All riders must attend the judging briefing; otherwise they may not be allowed to ride.

- Wakeboard Rules: Team registration for the Open (other than for overseas teams) should ideally be supported by a HKWSA registered coach. Results may be taken into consideration in the HKWSA annual coaching awards. Team Entry Fee is $800.

- By participating in the event Riders agree that the HKWSA may publish their name and image(s) in any material including official results and rankings and press releases without restraint.

During the competition & at the competition venue:

- Overseas riders are not allowed to compete if they don’t provide evidence that they have personal accident insurance for the competition. Insurance can be arranged by HKWSA if required at cost.

- No one is allowed to climb over the fence.

- No one can enter the water (event sit on the water), except when it is their turn to compete. The pier at Tai Po Waterfront Park is for access only. No vessels should moor alongside other than competition boats.

- No smoking, alcohol or dogs/cats (pets) are allowed at the LCSD venue. Violation of the above will result in disqualification from the competition immediately and riders (both individual and team) will not be eligible to receive awards.

- Please pay attention and read thoroughly the Hong Kong Regulations Chapter 132 BC PLEASURE GROUNDS REGULATION beforehand.

- English: http://www.hklii.hk/eng/hk/legis/reg/132BC/cur.html

- 中文: http://www.hklii.hk/chi/hk/legis/reg/132BC/cur.html

- The Hong Kong Water Ski Association Ltd., incorporating the HKWSA Wakeboarding Division, Tai Po Waterfront Park and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department are not liable for any loss or damage to yourself or your belongings. It is your responsibility to safeguard the welfare of any child you bring to the tournament.

- Please respect the instructions given by staff of Tai Po Waterfront Park and HKWSA organisers. We do not wish to jeopardise future access to this excellent site.

- The organiser and judges have the right to make appropriate adjustments to the categories entered by competitors.

- If a participant is under 18, their parent / guardian must sign their entry form.

- Please keep the site clean at all times.

- There will be a member of the HKWSA on duty at all times, please ask if you have any queries.

Bad weather arrangement

In case of bad weather, please refer to the following tables for various arrangements for different types of weather condition. The fall back dates for rearrangement will be after one week.

Tropical Cyclone Warning

Weather Condition

Time

Categories yet to be held

1.

If

Thunderstorm Warning or

Amber Rainstorm Signal or

Typhoon Signal No. 1

is hoisted

n/a

Remain unchanged.

2.

If:

Red Rainstorm Warning Signal or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or

Typhoon Signal No. 3 or above

remain hoisted

During the competition

Depends on water condition

3.

At 7 am

Morning Categories will be immediately suspended

4.

At 11 am

The remaining of categories will be rescheduled/cancelled.

(Refund arrangement TBC)

5.

If the signal or warning is lowered or cancelled before

At 11am

The remaining of categories will resume (as below revised rundown) 2 hours

after the announcement declared by the Hong Kong Observatory

For weather information please kindly visit Hong Kong Observatory website http://www.hko.gov.hk/



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