Please look further for the NoR for the 2nd European Cup race “WWEC 2010 Ventė” that will take place in Vente, Lithuania on January 29 – 31.
Notis Of Race (NOR)
Winter Windsurfing Europ Cup 2010 LITHUANIA
29…31 January 2010, Vente, LITHUANIA
1.1.The Winter Windsurfing Euro Cup is organized by Public Organization “Ekstremalus Sportas” (www.Extreme-Sports.lt ) in cooperation with Winterwindsurf.com
2.1. The Tour will be held in following place:
2.1.1 29…31 January in Ventė, LITHUANIA
2.1.2 The event will be based in Ventė, camping “Ventaine”. Ventė is 46 km from Klaipėda.
3.1.Winter windsurfing race will be done on sleds with standard windsurfing rigs in two disciplines (course race and slalom)
3.2.Winter Windsurfing Racing Rules (WWRR 2010)
3.4.Winter Windsurfing European Cup (WWEC 2010) General Rules
3.5.The Notice of Race (NOR)
3.6.The Sailing Instructions (SI).
4. ORAGANISATION OF TOUR
4.1.The Notice of Race for each Event shall be available at least 4 days before the first start of event.
4.1.1 The Notice of Race will be published in website – www.extreme-sports.lt and www.winterwindsurfig.com
5.1.The Tour will be open as “Open Entry” for all competitors who complies all requirements of organiser (entry form & fee, accepted equipment, sail numbers, organiser advertisement, bib vests, etc).
5.2.All costs of participation shall be paid by competitors.
5.3.In case of inconvenient weather conditions what will be conditioned with non-appearance of event, the entry fee will not be refunded.
6. VALIDITY OF DICIPLINES
6.1.The minimum number of races in series (Event) to constitute a valid series score, shall be 1 (one) race.
6.2.The minimum number of series (Event) in Tour to constitute a valid Tour score shall be 1 (one) series (Events).
7.1.Overall All competitors
7.2.Women All female competitors
7.3.Master A man who has reached the age of 40 (born 1969 and earlier), or a woman who has reached the age 35 (born 1974 or earlier) by December 31st before the year of competition.
7.4.Youth U20 A man or a woman who is less than 20 years old by December 31st in the year of competition (born 1990 and later).
7.5. A minimum of 5 entries is required to constitute a ‘class’ or a ‘division’ within a class.
8.1.All competitors shall bring their own equipment.
8.2.All restrictions for equipment as in WWEC 2010.
9. SAIL INSIGNIAS & ADVERTISING
9.1.National letters & sail numbers shall be in a colour contrasting strongly with the body of the sail placed immediately above the event advertising.
9.2.National letters & sail numbers shall be clearly legible. All Sails shall otherwise comply with the national letter system according to the RRS 77 & Appendix G, as amended by Appendix B.
9.3.In the event the competitors shall carry the LOA’s advertising.
10.1. It is the responsibility of each competitor to participate in the safest possible manner at all times.
11.1. Competitors take part in all races at their own risk and Decision to Race. The LOA or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their officials or representatives is not responsible, under any circumstances, for any damage, loss or injury either ashore or on the sea either to persons or equipment, which may result.
11.2. Participation in Events, supporting events and in each race is at the sole discretion of the sailor and at his/her own risk.
11.3. No organisation or individual will be held responsibility for any moral or material damage that may be sustained during travel or arrival at the Championship venue.
12. SERIES (EVENT) SCORING
12.1. RRS Appendix A shall apply.
12.2. Alternative Scoring System with 0.7 points for the first place will apply in separate events., 2nd place 2 points, 3rd place 3 points, etc.
12.3. Discards as in RRS Appendix A2 shall apply.
13. MEDALS & AWARDS
13.1. A division will qualify for awards if there are at least five competitors registered.
13.2. Medals or trophies may be awarded up to the first three competitors in Overall Division for Course Race and Slalom. All other valid Division will be awarded with Diploma.
14. TELEVISION & MEDIA
14.1. In registering for the Event, competitors automatically grant to the LOA 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 as defined in NoR and SI in which he/she participates without compensation.
Friday, January 29th:
9:00 – 21:00 Arrival, rigging, training;
18:00 – 20:00 Registration
Saturday, January 30th:
11:30 – Skippers meeting
12:00 – First possible start.
18:00 – Last possible start.
Sunday, January 31th:
11:00 – Skippers meeting;
11:30 – First possible start.
17:00 – Prize giving Ceremony;
Organizer has a right to change the schedule by announcing this in advance.
16. BIBS/VESTS & COMPETITORS SAIL BRANDING.
16.1 During racing, competitors may be required by the organizers to wear sponsors’ branding sail stickers above the boom. Prior to arrival on site, competitors wishing to apply their own sponsor’s branding to their sails below the boom are advised to seek ‘brand approval’ from the organizer to ensure that there is no conflict with event sponsors. The decision of the organizer will be final.
Sponsor’s sail stickers are obligatory.
17. ACCOMMODATION / TOURIST INFORMATION
17. 1 Camping “Ventainė – available tents, caravans, apartments, 3* hotel “Ventainė”. For competitors price for living with special discount.
Book accommodation directly with the hotel or apartments, or camping:
Tel. + 370 441 68 525
Fax. + 370 441 47 422
Mob. + 370 686 70490
Dogs are not allowed in camping territory.
From Klaipeda direction to “Šilutė”, at “Priekulė” turn to “Ventė”.
19.1 Each competitor shall personally register and sign the registration form and pay the entry fee at
the Regatta Office before 11:30 on Jaunuary 30th 2010.
19.2 Competitors will be required to produce the following registration formalities:
– Original Entry Form (Form 1)
– Evidence of valid third party insurance
– Parental/legal Guardian Assent (Form 2) – for those under age of 18
– Medical Treatment Permission (Form 3) – for those under age of 18 or on their parents medical insurance policy
– Proof of age
20. ENTRIES & PAYMENT
20.1 The entry fee for the Windsurfing Baltic Cup Lithuania is EUR 30 (LIT 100). Youth and juniors competitors pay EUR 15 (LIT 50).
20.2 Entry fees paid on site shall be made in Euros or Litas Only. No credit Cards, Cheques or other currencies will be accepted.
21. OFFICIAL EVENT WEBSITE
Daily news, pictures and results:
www.extreme-sports.lt, www.winterwindsurf.com, weather station on Shore http://www.extreme-sports.lt/orai/ventaine/, history of weather station http://www.extreme-sports.lt/pages/orai/istorija.php#ventaine
22. REGATTA OFFICE/INFORMATION
1. Lithuania, Ventė, camping “Ventainė” Information: +370 68559999, Robertas@extreme-sports.lt
2. Giedrius Liutkus WWEC representative in Lithuania +37061233763, firstname.lastname@example.org