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THE 2017 ULSAN PWA WORLD CUP

INFORMATION FOR SAILORS

 

Rules Sanction and Status

This event is governed by the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) Rulebook and is sanctioned by the PWA as a world cup status event as part of the 2017 PWA World Tour.

 

Changes to PWA Rule Book

Changes to the PWA rule book that will apply to the 2017 Ulsan PWA World Cup can be found here -> PWA Rule changes

 

Prize Money

€40,000 Men Slalom

€15.000 Women Slalom

To view the prize money breakdown click here -> Prize Money Breakdown

 

Conditions of Entry

To view the conditions of entry please click here -> Conditions of entry Korea    

 

Competition Details

The competition is a Slalom World Cup that will take place at Jinha Beach, Ulsan, South Korea from the 3rd – 8th May 2017.

 

IMPORTANT – COMPETITION MAY START ON THE 3rd May

Registration will take place between 10.00 and 12.00 on the 3rd May at the event site.

Equipment Registration will take place between 10.00 and 12.00 on the 3rd May at the event site. –

 

ALL EQUIPMENT MUST BE REGISTERED DURING THIS TIME

The first skippers meeting will be at 13.00 on the 3rd May with the first possible start at 14.30

The discipline will be Slalom with a maximum of 15 rounds.

The final day of competition will be 8th May.

Advertising

According to PWA Rules, competitors will be required to carry sail stickers and wear advertising vests. All other advertising on sails and boards will be according to PWA Advertising Rules.

 

Transport

Transport will be provided for all sailors and their equipment from Busan / Incheon to the event site from May 1st.

Equipment transport will be provided from Incheon, but only for equipment and not for sailors themselves who must ensure that they book their flights including the domestic connection to Busan.

After the event, transfers will be provided back to the airports until the 10th May. Any sailors requiring equipment transportation outside these dates will have to pay the transport costs themselves.

 

Sailors should be aware that they need to ensure their final airport is Busan (KimHae International) and not Incheon (Seoul).  There will not be any transportation from Ulsan.

To go to BUSAN through GIMPO airport, sailors are advised to take the limousine buses at INCHEON airport. Bus fare is approximately 7,000 KRW

 

In case of arrival dates earlier than the 1st May, sailors must pay the delivery cost of equipment from ICN or PUS airports to Jinha Beach. The organizers can provide equipment transfers earlier (on request) however sailors must pay for this themselves. Please contact Mr Han with any queries.

All enquiries regarding transport to the event site should be directed to Mr M.C.Han, (mobile: 010.3878.5202 /+82.10.3878.5202) email: surf4323@yahoo.co.kr 

 

To go to BUSAN through GIMPO airport, sailors are advised there are limousine buses at INCHEON airport. Bus fare is approximately 7,000 KRW

 

Transport schedules must be sent to Mr Han surf4323@yahoo.co.kr by the 22nd April, otherwise you may not receive a transfer.   

 

IMPORTANT - When sending arrival and departure information, sailors must supply all information listed below. It is especially important that you inform us of how many bags you will be bringing and subsequently departing with and what size they are.

 

Name

Arrival Date/Time

Flight Number

Airport / Terminal

Number of bags

Departure Date/Time

Flight Number

Airport / Terminal

Number of bags

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equipment transfer between Korea and Japan 

For the sailors competing in both Korea and Japan, there will be an equipment transfer from the event site in Korea to the event site in Japan.

This service is available for €40 per bag.

Bags will be loaded at the event site in Korea on the last evening of the event and will be transported via Seoul by ANA cargo flight.

The equipment will arrive at the event site in Japan the evening of the 10th May

You can book this through JTB travel agents, contact details below:

 

JTB Corporate Sales Inc., Yokohama Branch

Fly! ANA Windsurfing World Cup YOKOSUKA Japan Travel Desk

TEL : +81-45-316-4602

FAX : +81-45-316-5701

E-mail: wwcjapan@bwt.jtb.jp

Office hours: 9:30-17:30 (weekdays only)

 

Please note, if you are thinking of checking large bags onto the flight from Busan to Narita, there is a risk of them being left behind in Busan, so we would strongly advise using the equipment transfer offered by JTB. 

 

Accommodation

All competitors will pay an entry fee of $230 direct to the organizers which will entitle them to hotel accommodation and three meals per day for the duration of the event. Accommodation shall be available to the competitors to check in at 12:00 from the 2nd May and to check out at 12:00 on 9th May 2017. Any additional nights’ accommodation required by competitors shall be charged at a rate of no more than $35 (thirty five United States Dollars) per day.

 

Flight Deals

Competitors will get a 10% discount when booking flights with ANA through JTB travel agents.

JTB can also offer package deals to cover the entire trip (both Korea and Japan) you can book by contacting JTB:

 

JTB Corporate Sales Inc., Yokohama Branch

Fly! ANA Windsurfing World Cup YOKOSUKA Japan Travel Desk

TEL : +81-45-316-4602

FAX : +81-45-316-5701

E-mail: wwcjapan@bwt.jtb.jp

Office hours: 9:30-17:30 (weekdays only)

 

 

Storage and Facilities

There will be secure storage for all sailors’ equipment on site from the 1st – 9th May.

 

Conditions

Wind conditions are entirely variable depending on prevailing weather patterns.

Water temperate above 20C, wind speed 0-30 knots and air temperate 20-28C

 

Equipment

Please see rule changes for information on equipment restrictions -> PWA Rule changes

A list of boards registered for use in PWA Slalom and Freestyle events can be found here:

 

Slalom -> http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/PWA_Registered_Slalom_Equipment_2017.htm

   

 

A list of registered industry member brands can be found here: http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/PWA_Industry_Member_Brands_2017.htm  

*Please note - Registered Equipment lists are subject to final confirmation.

 

 

Official Functions.

Sailors will be required to attend an Official Opening Ceremony on the 3rd May at 13:30 – 14:00 (Location – PWA office  Jinha Beach), and an Official prize giving on the 8th May, (time and location TBC) so please make travel arrangements accordingly. Further details will be published by email or at registration.

 

Sail Numbers

All sailors will be required to carry clearly legible sail numbers. These will be required for all disciplines and should be of a type such as those specified in the PWA Rulebook. Hand drawn numbers or numbers made of tape or stickers shall not be permitted. Sailors without suitable sail numbers may not be permitted to compete.

 

Sailors should be aware that they will be promoting the sport under public scrutiny. Any sail numbers, branding or other publicly viewable items or equipment, considered to be detrimental to the sport, the event or the PWA shall not be allowed. Suitability of such items shall be at the discretion of the PWA. Let’s make sure it looks good for the crowd and media.

 

Membership Fees

All sailors will be required to pay membership fees as specified below.

Fees can be paid online up to 72 hours in advance through the PayPal link below. After the 72 hour deadline fees must be paid in cash at registration but will be subject to a $15 surcharge.

Trialists Local Wildcards and any other sailors awarded entry after the deadline will be exempt from the $15 surcharge.

Late payment will be charged at a rate of €20 per day.

 

To pay online follow this link, http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/Paypal_Entry_Fees_2017.html

 

Men

Outside Top 10

Online Fee.

 At Registration Fee.

At 1st Event

$175

$190

2nd Event

$175

$190

3rd Event

$175

$190

Each event thereafter

$50

$65

 

 

Top 10

 

 

1st Event

$240

$255

2nd Event

$240

$255

3rd Event

$240

$255

Each event thereafter

$50

$65

 

 

Women

Online Fee.

At Registration Fee.

Temporary Membership (2 events inc. event fee for 1st event)

$175

$190

Full membership (more than 2 events inc. event fee for 1st event)

$305

$320

Membership upgrade (after 2 events inc. event fee for 1 event)

$175

$190

Full Top 4 (inc. event fee for one event)

$465

$480

Membership upgrade top 4 (after 2 events inc. event fee for 1 event)

$330

$345

Event fee (payable at all events except where joining / upgrading)              

$40

$55

 

 

Please note, that sailors must still attend the official registration on site – failure to attend the official event registration may result in disqualification and a fine.

 

All online payments include an additional 2.9% transaction fee which is in accordance with PayPal’s transaction costs.

 

ANY PAYMENTS MADE ONLINE LESS THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED AND CASH WILL BE DUE AT REGISTRATION.

 

A 3% PWA Membership tax deduction applies to all prize money, as part of the standard membership fee structure.

 

Event Address

Address to send equipment prior to the event:

 

Hae-Kwamg, Yoon and Moon-Cheol, HAN

Maui Sports, 20-3 Jinha 6 Gil,

Jinha-ri, Seo-saeng-myun,

Ulju-Gun,

Ulsan Korea, (Postal/zip) 689-883

 

During PWA event ONLY:

PWA office Jinha Beach,

Jin-Ha-RI,

Seo-Saeng-Myun,

Ulju County,

Ulsan, Korea.

 

            

Contact details

 

PWA

Name

Richard Page

Jamie Gibbs

Vivienne Masters

Title

PWA Tour Manager

PWA Event Manager

Administrator

Email

richpage@pwaworldtour.com

Jamie@pwaworldtour.com

vivienne@pwaworldtour.com

Tel

+44 (0)7710 747197

+447798227190

 

Web

www.pwaworldtour.com

www.pwaworldtour.com

www.pwaworldtour.com

Organizer

Name

M.C.Han

 

 

Title

 

 

 

Email

surf4323@yahoo.co.kr

 

 

Tel

+82 10 3878 5202

 

 

Cell

+82 10 3878 5202

 

 

Fax

+82 52 275 5520

 

 

 

 

 

Rule Changes: http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/Rule_changes.htm  

Prize Money Breakdown: http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/Prize_Money_Breakdown_Slalom.htm   

Conditions of entry: http://nor.pwaworldtour.com/Conditions_of_Entry.htm