The 2017 Dongshan International Kiteboard Open will be held at Dongshan Island Jinluan Bay from 3rd to 5th November, 2017. The contest contains Twintip Course Racing international men’s and women’s group, with total prize money 70000 RMB and free accommodation.
Organizing Authority: International Kiteboarding Association
1.1. The ZZIP GROUP Open Dongshan will be held from 03.11.2017 to 05.11.2017.
1.2. The event includes the following Disciplines:
TT Course Racing Open Men
TT Course Racing Open Women
TT Course Racing China Men
TT Course Racing China Women
1.3. Total prize money is 70000 RMB.
1.4. Free accommodation and food provided for riders on 3rd-5th November.
2.1. The event will be based in Dongshan, Fujian, China.
2.2. Conditions to be expected: dominant NE, winds 12-25 knots, water temperature 20-25 ℃, air temperature min 25° C max 30°C.
2.3. Nearest Airport is Xiamen Airport, 2 hours by car from Xiamen to Dongshan.
2.4. Nearest railway station is Yunxiao Station, 30 mins to Dongshan by car.
The ZZIP GROUP Open Dongshan regatta will be governed by:
3.1. the rules as defined in IKA Rules of Sailing.
4. ENTRY REGULATIONS AND ELIGIBILIT
4.1. ZZIP GROUP Open Dongshan is open to the equipment of TT board class.
4.2. Tube(inflatable) kite ONLY for racing.
4.3. Entry applications shall be made through the event website at
www.chinakitesurf.com. Contact email@example.com.
4.4. Entry fee will be 400 RMB.
5.1. Registration day on 3rd November, 2017.
6.IDENTIFICATION, EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT INSPECTION.
6.1. It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure that his/her board and equipment conforms to IKA Rules. Competitors shall bring their own equipment.
6.2. Every competitor is required to wear the official event lycra with his personal identification number whenever going afloat during the event.
8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS.
8.1. The regatta format will be described in the Sailing Instructions. Courses to be sailed will be described on the Official Notice Board.
9.1. The event SI’s and courses will be posted on the official notice board at first skippers meeting latest, and available at the event website and by hard copy on request only.
9.2. The minimum wind limit to launch a series remain at the discretion of the race committee depending on weather conditions of the moment.
10.1. One race is enough to validate an event’s ranking. The Sailing Instructions will describe further details.
11.1. A Jury may be appointed in accordance with the Race committee. Their decisions will be final and cannot be appealed.
12.1. The competition is open only for TT board and inflable kite.
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
13.1. Competitors take part in all races at their own risk.
13.2. Participation in this event, supporting events and in each race in them is at the sole discretion of the sailor and at his/her own risk.
13.3. Dongshan Government or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors are not responsible, under any circumstances, for any damage, loss or injury either ashore or on the water either to persons or equipment, which may result.
14.1. Competitors shall possess valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 1 million Euros.
15.1. Competitors may be required to carry advertising for event and class sponsors on their kiteboards, lines, and on a lycra vest if supplied by the organizer.
16. TELEVISION AND MEDIA AND SECURITY
16.1. In registering for the event, competitors automatically grant to the ZZIP GROUP Open Dongshan organizer 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.
17. MEDALS AND PRIZES
17.1. Division winners (Male Female) may receive additional trophies depending on entry level. Medals or trophies shall be awarded to the first three competitors.
18. PRIZE MONEY
18.1. 70000 RMB in total.
Position MENS Fleet WOMENS Fleet
1 20000 10000
2 10000 3000
3 6000 2000
Position MENS Fleet
19. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE OF RACE
19.1. This Notice of Race may be subject to amendments which will be identified will be identified on the official board and noted on the class web site.
20.1. For further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org