General Info - Expedia.com Kaua'i World Challenge - May 4-7, 2005
News, Updates, & Notices:
May 8 - Results
Apr 26 - REMINDER: Registration will begin
at 4 p.m. Friday, May 6th at the Radisson, paddlers’
meeting will begin at 6 p.m., and the pasta dinner will begin
at 7 p.m.
Feb 4 - Kaua'i World Challenge opens new
Any four OC1 paddlers may form a team, with
each doing only one of each of the four legs of the World
Challenge. The World Challenge is no longer just for elite
paddlers. We would like to encourage those of you that
would like to give it a try with team members to start your
& Age Groups)–
& Age Groups)–
Tentative Age Groups: 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59,
OC1 – 4 people
(each person does 1 leg of the relay)
OC2 – 4 people
Surf Ski– 2 people
Individual Preliminary Races
Wailua to Kalapaki Warm up–
12n Wed May 4
Kalapaki-Poipu Warm up Race – 12n Thurs May
Sprints Wailua River – 12n Fri May
The Relay Race (approx 34 miles) - Sat. May 7th
Start: 9 A.M.
Wailua Beach to Salt Pond (Hanapepe)
Change at Hanama'ulu – 5 miles
Change at Kalapaki (Dukes’s) – 5 miles
Change at Poi'pu (Sheraton Beach) – 12 miles
Finish at Salt Pond – 12 miles
$20,000 in Cash Prizes
Amount based on number of entrants
in each division. Minimum of 5 entrants to establish a division.
The events on May 4, 5, & 6 are
not team races. There will be money
prizes for each and a combined waterman award for the best
performer of all three of these preliminary races.
There will be a minimal entry fee for each of these 3 races.
Paddler meetings will be one hour prior to start at each of
these preliminary events. These prelim races are to encourage
participants to become comfortable with the conditions of
the course and warm up for the main event as well as
recognize/reward individuals for their performance.
will be a cash prize and trophy for the best combined
scores of three of the following:
Oahu Coastal relay
Maui to Molokai relay
Molokai - Oahu relay
Kauai Challenge relay
| Weighted scores, as calculated
by a committee's evaluation of the entered events,
on the number of open men competitors in each of the
above events will determine the winner. Kauai
Challenge and one other Hawaii race is mandatory to
On Friday May 6, 6 pm, there will be a Paddler's
final signup (and meeting at 7 pm) for the Kauai World
Challenge at the Radisson Kauai, including
a Spaghetti dinner (part of the race entry fee). Videos of
the 2003 and 2004 races will be shown.
Entry Fee: $50 per paddler.
Includes paddlers meeting spaghetti dinner May 6, race t-shirt,
lunch after the race on May 7, beverages and entertainment!
- Canoes and surfskis may be available
for borrow/charter but it is advised to secure your borrowed
canoe prior to the event. Special shipping rates
and delivery of off island canoes to race site can
be arranged on a first come/first served basis. It is
anticipated cost to ship canoe from Oahu roundtrip will
be about $75. Shipping of canoes/surfskis will also
be arranged for those paddlers participating in the Molokai
Solo for an additional fee, probably $75.
- No individual escort boat needed; changes
done on shore.
For further information and race entry
forms, contact Tom Bartlett at TBartlett@radissonkauai.com
or firstname.lastname@example.org or 808 826 5503 fax 808 8265506
Distances are approximate. Dates and events are subject to
change depending on weather conditions, participation and
the direction of the organizing committee.
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