Posted : 19th of September 2013

2013 Formula Windsurfing & Formula Experience South American Championship

Argentina, Peru Beach, San Isidro, Buenos Aries, 09-14 December '13
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 Class Rules and Championship Rules of the participating classes.
1.3 No national prescriptions will apply.
1.4 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2 ADVERTISING
Boards may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority. ISAF Regulation 20 'Advertising Code' shall apply.

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.
3.2.2 A Youth shall be under the age of 20 - born in or after 1994.
3.2.3 A Master is a man who has reached the age of 35 (born in or before 1977), or a woman who has reached the age of 30 (born in or before 1982).
3.2.4 A Grand Master is a man who has reached the age of 45 (born in or before 1967).
3.2.5 A Veteran is a man who has reached the age of 55 (born in or before 1957).
3.3 A minimum of 3 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 Formula Class Association which is a paid up member of IFWC. Membership formalities can be completed on site.
4.3 Eligible competitors can enter by completing the form online.
4.4 Competitors shall present the following at registration:
Original Entry Form
Proof of age
Emergency Contact & Health Information Form - for those under age of 18

5 FEES
5.1 The required entry fee is US$ 120, except for Youth & Junior when the fee will be US$100.
5.2 Entries received after November 30th will be charged an additional US$20.
5.3 Entry fees shall be paid at registration in cash only - US$.

6 RACE FORMAT
6.1 The Championship shall be a single discipline, course racing, "open entry" event.
6.2 Men and women, boys and girls, may race together.
6.3 Competitors shall race in a maximum 15 race series.
6.4 Three races are required to validate the championship.

7 SCHEDULE
7.1 Sat/Sun 7/8 Dec 1200-1800 Early arrival & training
Monday 9 Dec 1100-1700 Registration
2000 Welcoming & Dinner
Tuesday 10 Dec to 1100 Skippers meeting
Saturday 14 Dec 1200 Racing
Saturday 14 Dec 1700 Last possible warning signal
1900 Prize giving & party
Sunday 15 Dec Departure
7.2 The first possible warning signal will be made each day at 1200hrs.

8 EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
8.1 All competitors shall bring their own equipment.
8.2 An Equipment Inspection Form, which will be available at registration, shall be returned to the Event Equipment Inspector before the start of competition
8.3 Equipment inspections may be made at any time during the event.
8.4 Unless otherwise directed by the organizing 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 PROTEST COMMITTEE
An 'Independent Protest Committee' will be appointed according to WCR 91(a).

12 SCORING
Scoring will be according to the WCR Appendix A, and using the Low Points Scoring System. IFWC 13.5 shall apply for discards.

13 SUPPORT BOATS
Competitor support boats are not permitted.

14 SAFETY
If personal buoyancy is prescribed every competitor and support boat crewmember shall wear a personal flotation device that shall conform to the minimum standard of ISO 12402-5 (level 50), or as specified in the SI's.

15 PRIZES
15.1 Prizes will be awarded to the first three competitors of each properly constituted division.
15.2 The first man and the first woman in each division, eligible to compete for a South American national class association, will be declared - "2012 South American Formula Windsurfing or Formula Experience (division) 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.

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.

18 INSURANCE
Each participating board shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of US$500.000 per event or the equivalent amount in another currency.

19 RIGHT TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS
In registering for the event, competitors automatically grant to the Organising Authority the right in perpetuity to make, use and show from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproduction of them, taken during the period of the event, for the said Event as defined in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions in which he/she participates without compensation.

20 FURTHER INFORMATION
20.1 Registration will take place at the event site.
20.2 For further information please contact: Raul Saubidet
Tel cell - 1563585749 Email - raulsaubidet@hotmail.com
0r email Peru Beach - info@peru-beach.com.ar
20.3 The following Additional Information is not part of the rules for the Event.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHEET

A ACCOMMODATION
Different hotel/accommodation options are available and details will be published on the IWA and class websites.

B AIR TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION/TRANSFERS
Transfers can be arranged from BA international airport by contacting the organiser at least one week before arrival with details of flight - raulsaubidet@hotmail.com

C EARLY ARRIVALS
Competitors arriving early are advised that support from the organizers can be arranged and must be arranged in advance.

D PREVAILING CONDITIONS
Wind: 7>20 knots
Water temperature: 19 deg. C
Air temperature: 20 > 30 deg. C

E VENUE
Peru Beach, ELCANO 794 ACASSUSO, Buenos Aires.

Event website - sudamericanofw.com.ar

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ceri | 6th November 2013 (16:59:52)

a reminder about the 2013 South American Championships - coming soon


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