NOTICE OF RACE

       2013 “JEEP” IFCA SLALOM & WAVE

    SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

                    25th to 31st August 2013

      Gallito Ciego Lagoon (slalom) & Pacasmayo (wave) 

                                Pacasmayo, Peru

                                  http://windsurfperu.net/

Organised by:

Asociacion Peruana de Windsurf (APW)

                                        in co-operation with

American Windsurfing Tour (AWT)  & Federación  Peruana de Vela (FPV)

An International Windsurfing Association sanctioned event including

           2013 “JEEP” IFCA SOUTH AMERICAN WAVE CHAMPIONSHIPS

         2013 “JEEP” IFCA SOUTH AMERICAN SLALOM CHAMPIONSHIPS

                                       

1              RULES

1.1        The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the ISAF Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR).

1.2        The IFCA Championship Rules shall apply in the South American Slalom Championship.

1.3        The IFCA Championship Rules and AWT event rules shall apply in the South American Wave Championship.

1.4        If there is a conflict between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions the Sailing Instructions will take precedence.

1.5        No national prescriptions will apply.

1.6        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 organizers 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 Youth shall be under the age of 20- born in or after 1994.

3.2.2    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).

3.3       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 by contacting the organizer- windsurf@peru.com

The following shall be presented upon registration:

Š      Original Entry Form - pre-entries will be given their completed form 1 to check and sign at registration.

Š      Evidence of valid third party insurance

Š      Proof of age

Š      Emergency Contact & Health Information Foirm - for those under age of 18

 

5              FEES

5.1        The entry fee for a single discipline is: 130 USD; or youth 110 USD

5.2        The entry fee for both disciplines is: 150 USD; or youth 130 USD.

5.3        Entry fees paid at registration shall be paid in cash - US$ or  PEN.

5.4        Entry fees paid before August 1st will have a 20 USD discount.

 

 

 

 

6              EVENT  FORMAT

6.1        The event includes championships in two disciplines: slalom racing and wave-expression, both are “open entry” championships.

6.2        Gender and age division may compete together, depending upon entry numbers.

6.3        There shall be no maximum number of eliminations per day or per championship.

6.4        The IFCA Wave Championship shall be included within the AWT Pacasmayo Wave Classic

6.5        One complete single elimination is required to validate each championship.

 

7              SCHEDULE

 

Day

Hour

Activity

Sat 24

0900-1200

Early Arrivals, Registration & Training

Sun 25

0800-1100

Registration

 

1130

Skippers meeting

 

1200

First possible start

Mon 26 – Sat 31

1000

Skippers meeting

 

1030

First possible start

 

1700

Last possible warning to Start - Slalom

 

1730

Last possible warning to Start - Wave

Sat 31

2200

Prize giving ceremony

                 

7.1        A skippers meeting will be held each day a minimum of 30 minutes before the scheduled start of competition.

7.2        The schedule may vary on a daily basis due to wind and wave forecast and the actual conditions on any competition day.

7.3        The itinerary of the discipline that will be suggested to take place the first day of competition will be announced 3 days prior to the event, based on wave forecast.

7.4        The itinerary of the disciplines that will be suggested to take place from second day to the end of the event will be announced the day before.

7.5        The Race Committee can change the location according to the needs of the event with one day in advance. So, this means that competitors must be ready to race at any time in the class that is announced.

 

8              EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

8.1        An Equipment Inspection Form, which will be available in advance online and at registration, shall be returned to the Event Equipment Inspector before the start of competition.

8.2        Equipment inspections may be made at any time during the event.

                  

9              SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions (SI’s) will be available upon registration. Any changes to the SI’s shall be approved by the Event’s IFCA Class Supervisor.

 

10          COMPETITION AREA & COURSES

The competition area/courses will be as prescribed in the sailing instructions or as described at the Skippers Meeting.

 

11          PROTEST COMMITTEE

A Protest Committee will be appointed in accordance with WCR 91(a).

12          SCORING

Scoring will be according to the WCR Appendix A, and using IFCA Championship Rule # 6.1.

 

13          COACHES & SUPPORT PERSONNEL

Coaches and support personnel shall be registered with the organiser.

 

14          SAFETY

Competitors agree to follow the safety code published with the SI’s.

 

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 South American Man and Woman shall be declared - “2013 IFCA South American Slalom / Wave  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 (Compete).  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 competitor/support boat driver shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 1,000,000 euro per event or the equivalent.

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 be in the Event Office situated Restaurant of El Faro adventure Resort. Registrations of the first day of competition if the location is Gallito Ciego will be in the Race Office.

20.2  For further information please contact:

         email: windsurf@peru.com

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHEET

The following information is not part of the rules for the Event.

A          ACCOMMODATION

         El faro adventure resort

         The official hotel for the event, located in front of the wave spot. Will provides all the facilities for the competitors during the event.

         USS30 /night including breakfast, lunch and dinner; for at least the 6 nights of competition.

         Email: reservas@elfaropacasmayo.com

         Website:  www.elfaropacasmayo.com

         Pacasmayo Travel Agency

         For general hotels and help in everything on your trip check :

         Phone at Peru (mobile) 948 542 530

            Address: Junin 53, Pacasmayo

            Website:   http://www.pacasmayotravel.com  

            Email: pacasmayo.travel@facebook.com  

 

         Hotel Pakatnamú

         Email: hotelpakatnamu@hotmail.com  

         La Estación Hotel

         Email: granhotellaestacion@gmail.com

         www.hotellaestacion.com.pe

         Los Faroles Surf Camp

         Email: hospedaje_losfaroles@hotmail.com

         www.pacasmayolosfaroles.com

 

B       AIR TRAVEL/TRANSFER

The organiser can help you arrange transfer from Trujillo or Chiclayo, the nearest airport (ask for rates).

It would assist the organiser if the competitors, requiring this service, could advise their flight details as early as  possible prior to the first day of the event.

 

C       PREVAILING CONDITIONS

                         Pacasmayo:

                  Waves are portack, varying from 1.5 m to 3m depending on forecast.

                  Usually light winds from 10 to 15 knots.

                  Water temperature: 19 C        Air temperature: 16C – 22C

                 

                  Gallito Ciego:

                  Flatwater lake with consistent and strong winds from  15 – 25 knots.

                  Water temperature 19C          Air temperature 16C – 22C