RM 5, 12/F HEWLETT CENTRE,
54 HOI YUEN ROAD,
KWUN TONG,
KOWLOON,
HONG KONG S.A.R.
CHINA

© 2018 by Hong Kong Stand Up Paddle Board Association. | All Rights Reserved

MVISION PRESENTS

HONG KONG SUP LEAGUE SERIES

2019

HKSUP League aims to promote the SUP sport, increase public awareness and interest in SUP, and popularise this healthy and fashionable sports.

 

HKSUPBA will select outstanding athletes from the league to represent Hong Kong in major foreign SUP races, such as the Asia SUP Tour 2019 and the ISA World SUP and Paddle Board Championship.

 

In 2019, HKSUPBA will continue to promote the SUP sport with the goal of making more new faces, young people and students participate in the league race.

REGISTRATION TUTORIAL

 
 

RACE REGISTRATION & INFORMATION

Please complete the Webscorer enrolment form (Click Register Now below) and make full payment in order to complete the registration process.
An acknowledge message will be received within 3 working days after your application is completed.

If you do not receive any acknowledge message within 3 working days after completing the enrollment process,

please contact HKSUPBA via email at race@hksupba.com

After filling in the registration form on Webscorer, you can choose either pay by Bank Transfer / Cheque / PAYPAL

Please note that Board Rental Service is available, please select the relevant option during registration.

Elite Distance Races

RACE #1

RACE #2

RACE #3

RACE #4

DISCOUNT

$1,700 for all 4 Races

VRC

Deep Water Bay

22 Sept 2019

$550

Sha Ha Beach

Sai Kung

21 July 2019

$550

Sha Ha Beach
Sai Kung

9 June 2019
$550

VRC

Deep Water Bay

12 May 2019

$550

  • All paddlers who enrolled the above distance race will be able to enter to 200m sprint race for free.

  • Entry fee includes Insurance, Lunch, Racer pack, Racer T-shirt

  • Board Rental Service can be provided, please check the relevant option(s) during registration.

What's included?

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 31 MAY

Deadline: 7 JULY

Deadline: 8 SEPT

BOARD TYPE?

  • For Elite Distance Races: 14 Feet or below SUP

  • (You can bring your own or rent from HKSUPBA)

Payment Method:

#1 Direct Bank Transfer
#2 Cheque
#3. PayPal (Online)

Please note there is a 5% processing fee
 
for each registration.

SPECIAL NOTICES

  • If you have choose O35 group for Elite Distance Category, you can choose a different group for the 200m race

  • If you join Open group 200m, you may have chance to have open group placing and prize money, if you join O35 group 200m, you may have chance to have O35 200m placing.

iSUP Distance Races

RACE #1

RACE #2

RACE #3

RACE #4

DISCOUNT

$1100 for all 4 Races

VRC

Deep Water Bay

22 Sept 2019

$350

Sha Ha Beach

Sai Kung

21 July 2019

$350

Sha Ha Beach
Sai Kung

9 June 2019

$350

VRC

Deep Water Bay

12 May 2019

$350

  • All paddlers who enrolled the above distance race will be able to enter to 200m sprint race for free.

  • Entry fee includes Insurance, Lunch, Racer pack, Racer T-shirt

  • Board Rental Service can be provided, please check the relevant option(s) during registration.

What's included?

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 31 MAY

Deadline: 7 JULY

Deadline: 8 SEPT

BOARD TYPE?

  • For iSUP Distance Races: 14 Feet or below inflatable SUP

  • (You can bring your own or rent from HKSUPBA)

Payment Method:

#1 Direct Bank Transfer
#2 Cheque
#3. PayPal (Online)

Please note there is a 5% processing fee
​ 
for each registration.

SPECIAL NOTICES

  • If you have choose O35 group for iSUP Distance Category, you can choose a different group for the 200m race

  • If you join Open group 200m, you may have chance to have open group placing and prize money, if you join O35 group 200m, you may have chance to have O35 200m placing.

Novice Races

RACE #1

RACE #2

RACE #3

RACE #4

DISCOUNT

$700 for all 4 Races

VRC

Deep Water Bay

22 Sept 2019

$200

Sha Ha Beach

Sai Kung

21 July 2019

$200

Sha Ha Beach
Sai Kung

9 June 2019
$200

VRC

Deep Water Bay

12 May 2019

$200

  • All paddlers who enrolled the above distance race will be able to enter to 200m sprint race for free.

  • Fee including Insurance, Racer Pack, Racer T-shirt, equipment for racing.

  • Also, racers can enjoy free entry for 200 sprint race.

  • Lunch can be provided, please check the relevant option(s) during registration.

What's included?

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 31 MAY

Deadline: 7 JULY

Deadline: 8 SEPT

BOARD TYPE?

  • For Novice Races: 14 Feet or below inflatable SUP

  • (Boards are provided by HKSUPBA, you can also bring your own)

Payment Method:

#1 Direct Bank Transfer
#2 Cheque
#3. PayPal (Online)

Please note there is a 5% processing fee
​ 
for each registration.

SPECIAL NOTICES

  • If you have choose O35 group for the Novice Category, you can choose a different group for the 200m race

  • If you join Open group 200m, you may have chance to have open group placing and prize money, if you join O35 group 200m, you may have chance to have O35 200m placing.

200m Sprint Races

RACE #1

RACE #2

RACE #3

RACE #4

DISCOUNT

$800 for all 4 Races

VRC

Deep Water Bay

22 Sept 2019

$250

Sha Ha Beach

Sai Kung

21 July 2019
$250

Sha Ha Beach
Sai Kung

9 June 2019
$250

VRC

Deep Water Bay

12 May 2019

$250

Entry fee includes Insurance, Lunch, Racer pack, Racer T-shirt

Board Rental Service can be provided, please check the relevant option(s) during registration.

What's included?

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 28 ARP

Deadline: 31 MAY

Deadline: 7 JULY

Deadline: 8 SEPT

BOARD TYPE?

  • For 200m Sprint Races: 14 Feet or below SUP

  • (You can bring your own or rent from HKSUPBA)

Payment Method:

#1 Direct Bank Transfer
#2 Cheque
#3. PayPal (Online)

Please note there is a 5% processing fee
​ 
for each registration.

SPECIAL NOTICES

  • None

FREE TRIAL REGISTRATION

There are two SUP free trials for every one of the League Races!
and It is totally FREE OF CHARGE

So what are you waiting for?

Simply fill out the Google Form using the link below to reserve your place!

No Longer Accept Registration

 

Each Category contains the following groups:

  • Open Men (Male Participants of any age)

  • Men Over 35 (Male Participants of age 35 or above)

  • Open Women (Female Participants of any age)

  • Women Over 35 (Female Participants of age 35 or above)

  • Youth U18  (Participants of age 18 or below)

Please select the appropriate group during registration via Webscorer

RACE DISTANCE & GROUPS

RACE MAPS

RACE#1 

RACE#2 

RACE#3 

RACE#4 

SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR

ORGANIZER

VENUE SPONSOR

co-ORGANIZER

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

RACE SCHEDULE (#2)

SAFETY NOTICES

  1. All participants must wear personal buoyancy aids/ leash during the race, otherwise result in disqualification. Personal buoyancy aids include life jackets, inflatable purses, inflatable vests, etc.

  2. Racers must follow the instructions of the safety boat.

  3. First Aid stations will be located at the registration area (It’s subject to change at any time by HKSUPBA).
    Please visit Hong Kong Stand Up Board Assoication (HKSUPBA) website or facebook page to confirm before every single race.

  4. Participants should mindful of the hand signals to be used. Paddle or hands up in the air and waving to the safely staffs if in need help, injured or in danger.

ELITE DISTANCE RACE (MEN)

Winner $11,200; 1st  Runner-up $7,000; 2nd  Runner-up $4900; 4th Runner-up $1400

ELITE DISTANCE RACE (WOMEN)

Winner $11,200; 1st  Runner-up $7,000; 2nd  Runner-up $4900; 4th Runner-up $1400

The Elite prize money is based on the overall score of elite race(Open+O35) from all 4 league long distance races.

Sprint RACE (MEN)

Winner $4800; 1st  Runner-up $3000; 2nd  Runner-up $2100; 4th Runner-up $600

Sprint RACE (WOMEN)

Winner $4800; 1st  Runner-up $3000; 2nd  Runner-up $2100; 4th Runner-up $600

The Sprint prize money is based on the overall score of sprint race (Open group only) from all 4 league sprint races.

Annual Prize Presentation Ceremony

will be held at Victoria Recreation Club on the 4th race day.

 

If winners cannot attend the Prize  Presentation Ceremony on time,

he/she will not be allowed to redeem his/her prize after event. 

PRIZES

 
 
 
 
 
 

RACER'S PACK

What are included in the Racer’s Pack?

  •  T-shirt (size of the T-shirt cannot be changed), Race Handbook (limited amount to provide), Souvenir (limited amount to provide)

Would it be possible to change the size of T-shirt?

  •  No. There is no guarantee that your selected size will be available, T-shirt sizes given to participants will be subject to stock availability.

Event T-Shirt Size Guide:

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

PREPARATION FOR RACE DAY

What should I wear to race?

  • Please put on proper water-sports wear and water shoes. Remember to put the official bib number T-shirt on at all times during the race which is pick up on the race day to enable race officials to identify your race number. 

  • For those who are wearing glasses or sunglasses, putting a strap on your glasses will make sure you don't lose them when you fall in the water.

What should I bring with me on race day?

  • Please bring your ID card for identity verification. Please do not deposit valuable item(s). The Organizer will not be responsible for any loss or damage.

  • Participants should prepare a set of clothes for change after the activity.

  • You may prepare the gears listed below for the activities:Water-sports wear, water shoes, towel, water bottle (drinks), light snacks, sunscreen...etc

Do I need to buy my own insurance?

  • Public Liability Insurance is covered by the Organizer.

  • Participants are advised to take up their own personal or other insurance policies separately.

  • Participants are also advised to seek medical advice before the race to check if they are fit enough to complete the distance they have entered.

Do I need to report to any officials for check-in upon my arrival on the race day?

  • Participants are suggested to arrive at least 30mins early to sign up at registration area and attended the race briefing, please be reminded that your race will not be postponed because of individuals punctuality.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

What do I do if I cannot complete the race by specific times?

  • Athletes who fail to complete the race beyond the time limit are defined as “Did Not Finish” (DNF).  Safety boat will then take you to the finish area. Prize will not be awarded to participants who DNF.

What should I do if I need to withdraw from the event?

  • You should wave your hands or paddle (emergency case) to declare your intention to withdraw from the race. The safety boat will then take you to the finish area.

Cut Off Time / Time Limit for each Category:

  • Every single race have different cut off time and with separate time limits set in specific locations.

  • Please visit Hong Kong Stand Up Board Association (HKSUPBA) website or Facebook page to confirm the update before each race.

Equipment requirements

  • All participants can use their own SUP board which is 14 feet and under in length.

  • All participants must wear their own Bib No. assigned by HKSUPBA during the race.

  • Leash, Personal Floating Device is mandatory and must be worn during the race.

  • If the race is water start, all participants should get ready in the standing position and keep the SUP board stay behind the start line before the race start.

Water start

  • If the Elite & iSUP Distance Race is water start, all participants should get ready in the sitting position at the middle of their SUP board, with both of their feet in the water before the race start.

  • If the Sprint Race is water start, all participants should get ready in standing position on the SUP board before the race start. The nose of the board cannot pass the stat line.

Beach start

  • Racers (Carrying the board and paddle) line up behind the start line with feet grounded behind the line

False start?

  • A False Start on the final start horn for a Race will result in continuous short horn blasts by the Starter to bring all racers back to the line and the race will restart again.

  • For the second time false start, the false started racer will be issued a false start and subsequently disqualified.

Water finish

  • Racers must cross the designated finish line holding a paddle and with stand up position on the board.

  • The nose of the board is the designated point for crossing the finish line when determining relative placing in a water finish.

Beach finish

  • Racers must cross the designated finish line, holding a paddle.The “front of the chest”  is the designated point for crossing the finish line when determining relative placing in a beach finish.
     

Can we draft during the race?

  • Racers can draft off from the SUP who is in the race.

  • Drafting from motor boat or non-SUP category is  not allowed and result in disqualification.

Knee down paddle

  • Racers need to remain stand up position during the race.

  • If the racer falls in the water, racer can paddle no more than 5 strokes on the knees before standing up, otherwise result in disqualification.
     

What can the racers do if he/she paddled the wrong buoy turn or wrong route?

  • Racers can return to the course and correct any course mistake regarding buoy turn before crossing the       finish line.

 

TIME & RESULTS

When and where can I check my result?

  • The list of winners will be announced on the result board at the Registration Area on race day. Full results of all finishers will be announced via the HKSUPBA facebook page & Official Website (Here).

What should I do if I have doubt about race result?

  • HKSUPBA has the final decision on race results and will not accept any dispute or appeal of the race results at any time.

 

ADVERSE WEATHER ARRANGEMENT

  • The race will be cancelled if the tropical storm warning signal No. 3 or above or if a red or black rainstorm warning was hoisted by HK Observatory department at 05:30 a.m. on the race day.

  • Therefore, participants of the race are highly recommended to check the weather forecast one night before the competition or at 5:30am on the race day.  The race organiser is not responsible to inform participants that the race is cancelled due to aforementioned weather condition.

  • If bad weather conditions occur during the races, the General Assembly has the right to decide whether to cancel the event according to the prevailing weather conditions.