Black Rock Surf Kayak Festival 2019 (Bude Circuit 2019 - Competition 1)


When add to your calendar

27th of April 2019 to the 28th of April 2019 at 08:30 AM - Last date for registration is the 24th of April 2019

Where

Black Rock, EX23 0AG


Cost

£16 for Handicap, £8 per category for Sunday

Description

Every April since 2002 we've run the Shoreline Handicapped Surf Kayak Classic. A one day surf kayak contest where competitors fill out a questionnaire before the event to create a handicap making the following contest fair for all abilities. It's a unique system that has proved very popular and allows first time surf kayakers to compete against top internationals without any pressure.

For the second year running this forms the first of the Bude Circuit competitions!

This one day event has grown with the introduction of a separate contest on the Sunday run by Bude Canoe Club. This follows more traditional surf kayak contest formats with long and short boat classes as well as categories for juniors, ladies, over 40's and surf skis. These two events together with a Saturday meal and night out in Bude make up the Black Rock Surf Kayak Festival which we are proud to administer.

Entries for either event must be received in advance (by the 24th of April 2019).

Directions

The Festival is run from Black Rock Beach on the south side of Widemouth Bay. To get to us drive down the A39 past Bude and take the Widemouth Bay turn off just before Poundstock. Follow the road to the coast and down a steep hill arriving at Black Rock Car Park and Cafe - pay on entry to the car park and drive down and right to our competition area. If you have driven from Bude along the coast road then this car park is half a mile the other side of widemouth main car park.

The Events

Both days start with an early check in at 8.30 am. These sort of events require everyone to be ready at the start and to be involved throughout the day both competing and judging. If you've never judged before don't worry as we'll support you and guide you through this process.

Participation

Any kayaker is welcome to take part in these events. Both days are run in a friendly "come and have a go" atmosphere. All boats should have full buoyancy and be in good condition, all paddlers should wear a helmet and buoyancy aid.

Saturday Meal

£13 per head - choice to be made on the day of the competition


The Shoreline Handicapped Surf Classic (Saturday)

  • 8.30 am to 9.00 am - Check in
  • 9.30 am - Competition starts prompt

Paddlers will compete in a series of heats lasting between 13 and 20 minutes. At the end of each round of heats competitors will be re-shuffled according to their prior result and will compete again. Paddlers will compete throughout the day scoring in each heat as they do so. At the end of the day overall placings will be established by the paddlers total point score added to their handicap, the lowest score will win (note: for ranking points the handicap system will not apply).

The Bude Canoe Club Bude Circuit Competition #1 Black Rock Contest (Sunday)

  • 8.30 am to 9.00 am - Check in
  • 9.30 am - Competition starts prompt

During the day separate contests for the following surf kayak / ski classes will take place :

  • Long Boat Open
  • Long Boat Junior (up to and including 18 yrs old)
  • Long Boat Women
  • Long Boat Over 40
  • Short Boat Junior (up to and including 18 yrs old)
  • Short Boat Women
  • Short Boat Over 40
  • Wave Ski Open

Terms and Conditions of Entry

  • Your boat should have full buoyancy
  • Your boat should be in good condition
  • All paddlers should wear a helmet (this includes Waveskiers)
  • All paddlers should wear a buoyancy aid (except Waveski)

Payment Details

Payment is accepted by PayPal only.

Individual Prices

First class cost
Full Price 8.00 GBP 8.00 GBP

Organisers Contact


Documents

    Results will be available after the competition is finished.


Classes



The competition is limited to 80 individual competitors ,currently there are 21 competitors.

Handicap (16.00) [19 / 50] Saturday, April 27, 2019

Paddlers will compete in a series of heats lasting between 13 and 20 minutes. At the...

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Paddlers will compete in a series of heats lasting between 13 and 20 minutes. At the end of each round of heats competitors will be re-shuffled according to their prior result and will compete again. Paddlers will compete throughout the day scoring in each heat as they do so. At the end of the day overall placings will be established by the paddlers total point score added to their handicap, the lowest score will win (note: for ranking points the handicap system will not apply)

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BARKER, Jack
BLENKINSOP, Peter
CLARKE, Archie
CLARKE, Roger
DIFFEY, Adam
DIFFEY, Paul
FISHLEIGH, Emma
HAWKER, James
MILNE, Struan
MUNCER, Darcy
OLIVER, richi
PEARCE, Denzil
PILOT, Darren
PRYOR, Gary
ROSSITER, Nathan
SKARDON, Chris
TOMBLESON, Morgan
WOOLWARD, Marc
YOUNG, Therese

Short Boat Ladies [3 / 20] (HP Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

EATOCK, Claire
FISHLEIGH, Emma
MCQUEEN JONES, Lucy

Short Boat Junior [4 / 20] (HP Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions
  • Must be HP Boat
  • You must be 18 or under on the 31st of December 2019
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CLARKE, Archie
DIFFEY, Adam
ROSSITER, Nathan
TOMBLESON, Morgan

Short Boat Over 40 [4 / 20] (HP Surf Kayak)

Terms and Conditions
  • Must be HP Boat
  • You must be 40 or older on the 1st of January 2019
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CLARKE, Roger
EATOCK, Claire
MUNCER, Darcy
WOOLWARD, Marc

Long Boat Open [4 / 20] (IC Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions

Long (IC) boats only

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BARKER, Jack
BLENKINSOP, Peter
FISHLEIGH, Emma
PEARCE, Denzil

Long Boat Ladies [2 / 20] (IC Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

FISHLEIGH, Emma
YOUNG, Therese

Long Boat Junior [2 / 20] (IC Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions
  • You must be 18 or under on the 31st of December 2019
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ROSSITER, Nathan
TOMBLESON, Morgan

Long Boat Over 40 [1 / 20] (IC Surf Kayak) Sunday, April 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions
  • You must be 40 or older on the 1st of January 2019
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MUNCER, Darcy

Wave Ski [2 / 20] (Wave Ski) Sunday, April 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions
  • You MUST wear a Helmet
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MCQUEEN JONES, Lucy
SKARDON, Chris