Posted : 26th of April 2013

2013 FORMULA WINDSURFING WORLD FESTIVAL Pannonia Surfing Days

Austria, Bundesleistungszentrum, Neusiedl am See, 26-31 August '13
2013 FORMULA WINDSURFING JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
2013 FORMULA WINDSURFING YOUTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
2013 FORMULA WINDSURFING MASTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
EUROPEAN CUP EVENT AND WORLD RANKING EVENT


1 RULES
1.1 The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing – Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR).
1.2 The International Formula Windsurfing Class (IFWC) Championship Rules and relevant European Cup General Rules shall apply.
1.3 No national prescriptions will apply.
1.4 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2 ADVERTISING
2.1 Sailors may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising authority. ISAF Regulation 20 ‘Advertising Code’ shall apply.
2.2 Event branding shall be worn at all times when afloat, and as requested by the organisers during media interviews and during the prize giving.

3 DIVISIONS
3.1 Gender Divisions: Men and Women.
3.2 Age Divisions:
3.2.1 A Junior shall be under the age of 17 (born in or after 1997, not later than 2001).
3.2.1 A Youth shall be under the age of 20 (born in or after 1994, not later than 1999).
3.2.2 A Senior shall be born in or between 1993 and 1978 for men, or 1981 for women.
3.2.3 A Master shall be a man over the age of 35 (born 1977 or earlier) or a woman over the age of 30 (born 1982 or earlier).
3.2.4 A Grand Master shall be a man over the age of 45 (born 1967 or earlier) or a woman over the age of 40 (born 1972 or earlier).
3.2.5 A Veteran shall be a man over the age of 55 (born 1957 or earlier) or a woman over the age of 50 (born 1962 or earlier).
3.3 A minimum of 5 competitors is required to constitute a division.

4 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
4.1 All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF Regulation 19 - Eligibility Code.
4.2 Competitors shall be members of a National Class Association which is a paid up member of the relevant international class association, or of the IWA. Membership formalities can be completed on site.
4.3 Eligible competitors may enter online (credit/debit card payment required) or register and pay by bank transfer (bt).
4.4 The following shall be presented upon registration:
• Evidence of valid third party insurance
• Proof of age
• Emergency Contact and Health Information Form - for those under age of 18

5 FEES
5.1 The required entry fee: is 190 euro; except Youth entry fee is 160 euro.
5.2 A 30 euro discount will be deducted for entries received by 24th July 2013.
5.3 Entry fees paid at registration shall be paid in cash (euro).
STANDARD NOTICE OF RACE INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

6 RACE FORMAT
6.1 The World Festival shall be a racing, “open entry”, event.
6.2 Men and women may race together.
6.3 Competitors shall race a maximum 5 races per day, in a maximum 15 race series.
6.4 Three races are required to validate the event.

7 SCHEDULE
7.1 Sat/Sun 24/25 August Early arrivals & Training
Monday 26 August 1000-1800 Registration & Training
Tuesday 27 August
0800-0900 Late Registration
1000 Welcome & Skippers Meeting
1100 Racing

Wednesday 28 August 1100 Racing
Thursday 29 August 1100 Racing
Friday 30 August 1100 Racing
Saturday 31 August
1100 Racing
1700 Last possible warning signal
2000 Prize giving & party

7.2 The first possible warning signal will be made each day at 1100hrs.
7.3 There may be a daily skippers meeting on racing days at 10.00hrs.

8 EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
8.1 An Equipment Inspection Form, which will be available at registration, shall be returned to the Event Equipment Inspector by the close of registration.
8.2 Alternatively, and to save time, an Equipment Inspection Form can be completed on-line.
8.3 Equipment inspections may be made at any time during the event.
8.4 Unless otherwise directed by the organising authority, boards and equipment shall be launched and retrieved from the designated area at the event site.

9 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions (SI’s) will be available upon registration. Any changes to the SI’s shall be approved by the Class Representative at the event.

10 COURSES
Courses will be as described in the sailing instructions.

11 INTERNATIONAL JURY
An International Jury will be appointed. The decisions of the International Jury shall be final in accordance with Appendix N and RRS 70.5. STANDARD NOTICE OF RACE INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

12 SCORING
Scoring will be according to the WCR Appendix A, except for discards which shall be according to IFWC Championship Rules.

13 COACHES & SUPPORT BOATS
Coaches and support boats shall be registered with the organiser. Support boat drivers shall have a valid boat licence and third party liability insurance.

14 SAFETY
Support boat crew member, and, if conditions require it, competitors, shall wear a personal flotation device that shall conform to the minimum standard of ISO 12402-5 (level 50).

15 PRIZES
15.1 Prizes may be awarded to the first three competitors of each properly constituted division. Properly constituted divisions will be posted on the official notice board after the completion of the registration.
15.2 The first Junior boy or girl will be declared - “2013 Formula Windsurfing Junior Champion”.
15.3 The first Youth man or woman will be declared - “2013 Formula Windsurfing Youth World Champion”.
15.4 The first Masters man or woman will be declared - “2013 Formula Windsurfing Masters World Champion”.
15.5 The first Grandmaster will be declared- “2013 Formula Windsurfing GrandMasters Champion”.
15.6 The first overall man and woman will be declared – “2013 Formula Windsurfing Champion”.

16 OFFICIAL CEREMONIES
Competitors are requested to attend the event’s social functions; however, the organising authority may refuse entry to those whose standard of attire is not commensurate with the occasion. Prize winners may forfeit prizes for non attendance at the prize giving ceremony.

17 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the event entirely at their own risk, see WCR 4 - Decision to Race. The organising authority or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their officials or representatives will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the event.
STANDARD NOTICE OF RACE INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

18 INSURANCE
Each participating competitor/support boat driver shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 300,000 euro per event or the equivalent.

19 RIGHT TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS
Competitors automatically grant to the organizing authority without payment the right in perpetuity to make, use and show any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television of or relating to the event.

20 FURTHER INFORMATION
Registration will be in the race office at:
Bundesleistungszentrum Segeln und Surfen Segelhafen Ost A-7100 Neusiedl am See
For further information contact
Website: www.pannoniasurfingdays.at
Email: info@pannoniasurfingdays.at Phone: +43 2167 40315

Join the discussion

Bernd Hinkofer GER - 166 | 14th June 2013 (15:22:01)

wie erfolgt die Anmeldung und vor allem die Bezahlung

guido | 14th June 2013 (17:42:37)

nicht mehr moglich on line ein email schicken nach Ceri ( in englisch ) ceri@offshore-sports.co.uk

Anonym | 30th July 2013 (14:59:45)

Does anyone have AUT-30, Markus email?
Thanks

F | 7th August 2013 (10:55:44)

Can we have our cars/vans/campers parked during the days of the competition at the venue to be able to have access to our equipment which would be appreciated!

ceri | 15th August 2013 (12:27:26)

you can

ceri | 15th August 2013 (12:28:20)

it not too late to enter - joins us in Austria and celebrate Markus last championship as a Master !

ceri | 24th August 2013 (11:41:55)

late entries welcome - see you in Austria ..

ceri | 28th August 2013 (13:01:45)

30 late entries - which is great news in one way - but hopefully in the future more competitors will pre-entrer and help organisers to plan events

ceri | 28th August 2013 (17:49:29)

bus load off to the wine tasting tonight ..

SWE73 | 29th August 2013 (20:26:47)

Any more pictures than teh ones on the eventsite and on the Facebookpage for the event?

ap | 2nd September 2013 (19:42:04)

Any News about 2014 Eropean?
Dates? Locations?


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