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The 2009 6th Annual Jupiter Kiteboarding Invasion

The 2009 6th Annual Jupiter Kiteboarding Invasion

Jan 30th-Feb 1st

Where: Juno Beach (Kite Beach, Shower Head 10, click here for map and directions.)

Jupiter Kiteboarding invites you to the 6th Annual Jupiter Kiteboarding Invasion. This years competition will consist of separate heats in both strapless and freestyle Kiteboarding. This year we will also have a series of paddleboarding races.

 

Friday Jan 30th
9-10 AM Riders Check In
10:15 AM Riders Meeting Top of Stairs, Neil Hutchinson
11 AM Freestyle, Strapless or Paddleboarding Heats (Discipline will depend on weather conditions.)
12 PM Lunch Provided for Riders
12:30 PM Freestyle, Strapless or Paddleboarding Heats (Discipline will depend on weather conditions.)
7:30 PM Dinner and Videos at Corners Restaurant Indiantown Road (71 E. Indiantown Rd. Jupiter, FL)


Saturday Jan 31st
8-9 AM Riders Check In
9:15 AM Riders Meeting Top of Stairs, Neil Hutchinson
9:30 AM Freestyle, Strapless or Paddleboarding Heats (Discipline will depend on weather conditions.)
12 PM Lunch Provided for Riders
12:30 PM Freestyle, Strapless or Paddleboarding Heats (Discipline will depend on weather conditions.)
7:30 PM Dinner and Videos at Corners Restaurant Indiantown Road (71 E. Indiantown Rd. Jupiter, FL)


Sunday Feb 1st
8-9 AM Riders Check In
9:15 AM Riders Meeting Top of Stairs, Neil Hutchinson
9:30 AM Freestyle, Strapless or Paddleboarding Final Heats
12 PM Lunch Provided for Riders
1-3 PM Awards Ceremony – Top of Stairs

Kiteboarding Format

 

*At registration all competitors must choose what category they would like to enter wave/strapless or freestyle.

 

*Maximum of 24 riders in each category with a minimum of 16 in each category.

 

Round 1

The first round will start with 6 man heats, 10 min each, with a 2 min transition between heats.  Each heat will contain 3 freestyle and 3 wave/strapless riders.

 

From this heat 2 wave/strapless and 2 freestyle will advance from the 8 heats.

 

Round 2

The second round with start with 4 man heats, 8 min each, with a 2 min transition between heats.

 

From this heat 1 wave/strapless and 1 freestyle will advance from these 8 heats.

 

Semi Finals

The semi finals will have 4 man heats, 8 min each,  with a 2 min transition  between heats.

 

From this heat 1 wave/strapless and 1 freestyle will advance from these 4 heats.

 

Finals

The final winners will be chosen from a final heat of 4 wave/strapless and a final heat of 4 freestyle, 10 min heats.

 

Paddleboarding Race Format

 

Round 1 – Individual
The event will begin with 8 Heats with 8 riders per heat. Each heat will be separated into 4 winners and 4 losers. After the first 8 heats there will be a winners bracket of 32 riders and a losers bracket of 32 riders.

 

Round – 2 Individual
Next there will be a losers round consisting of 4 heats of 8 riders. Each heat will be separated into 4 winners and 4 losers. At this point 16 people will be eliminated.

 

Semifinal – 3 Individual
The 16 winners from the losers round will advance and compete against the 32 winners from heat 1. The 48 riders will compete in 6 heats with 8 riders each, from each heat 1 rider will advance.


Finals – 3 Individual

The final heat will have 6 riders and first, second and third choice will be chosen.

Round 1 – Team Relay
Each competitor will choose a teammate. The event will begin with 4 heats with 16 riders per heat, 8 riders on the water at once.


Round 2 – Team Relay
The 4 winning teams will have a final heat to name the first, second and third winners.

 

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