The exceptionally fast growing of SUP in NZ has seen
a huge request for SUP at secondary school level. To
further assist this growth we will be supplying BIC One
Design Race type boards and paddles to ensure that
school financial involvement & travel logistics are kept
to a minimum. Introducing a new generation to SUP.
Final event format for this category to be finalised based on confirmed participant numbers. SUP equipment available from 5pm to 555pm (your event conclusion)
An introduction to SUP for the adult beginner with an eye to taking part in longer more challenging courses at a later date. This will be a 'U Shaped' course kept close to the beach comprising a 1km course to further encourage someone to give SUP a go in a friendly, social yet still competitive environment.
For the SUP enthusiast currently with no equipment We are able to supply a board and paddle to take part in a division where everyone is all on the same equipment. An additional rental fee is required additional to your entry fee. All 12 week entries in this category go in in the draw to win their setup at the end of the season.SUP equipment available from 5:55pm (end of the Secondary school SUP event) to 6:55pm (your event conclusion)
A SUP event for women with a Race style SUP board keen to do 2 laps instead of three, for a total paddle distance of 3km. A category brought in to further increase female participation and enjoyment at the Jetts City Surf Series.
A SUP event for those with a Surfboard style SUP, up to
12'6 length. The Board must have a rounded, surf style
nose on the board. This was our largest category in Season one and will continue to be a highly competitive yet fun focused category.
You can also enter as a Team as well as an individual, just like in the Night SUP Race.
Exciting new format for Season 2, with 3 different wave starts, designed to eliminate congestions on the start line and when rounding buoys. It will also provide competitive yet fun racing in all 'waves' no matter what your level.
A ranking event will happen one week before Event 1 to sort out who starts in which wave for week 1 including:
Final numbers in each wave to be decided based on total SUP raceboard entries
If you place in the top 3 positions of wave 2 and 3, you move up a wave for next week. If you are in the bottom 3 positions of wave 1 and 2, you move down a wave.
Categories you'll be able to enter for both male and female within this format will be:
The winner of Wave 1 is allocated 100 points. Points are then allocated as a percentage based for all competitors from all three waves based on the winner of Wave 1s time.
Our aim is to get a minimum of 40 Ski Paddlers competing each week, heavily growing this discipline within our series is a major target and focus. The Ski Paddle field do a 7.5km course incorporating downwind legs as its top priority. A variety of challenging courses, designed by our ski paddle crew throughout the series will be the focus so a variety of courses throughout the series making for exciting competition.
A mid week paddle fitness option for the keen surfer unable to get out for a surf during the week. Also a great option for fitness for someone keen on increasing their wave count when surfing.
Are you a Competent Stand Up Paddle boarder and surfer? Well here's an event to increase your fitness and performance across both sports on the same day. You'll start with a 5.40pm surfboard paddle sprint then get a short rest before doing a 4.5km SUP event in the raceboard class of your choice i.e either the 12'6, 14 Footer or Masters.
An inter surf club competition for our upcoming Lifeguards, Watermen and Women of tomorrow. Last year we had Whangamata surf club taking part, this summer we have a number of other clubs keen to challenge them weekly at Mission Bay.
A new addition to the Jetts City Surf Series to further increase family and friend participation each Thursday evening at Mission Bay.
This event is designed to cater for all running levels,
advanced through to the enthusiast. Our new running specific apparel sponsor will be announced shortly to further add to this events credentials and excitement.
Designed to start on the sand the run will head along Tamaki Drive towards Ohaku Bay, finishing back on the sand alongside all board and paddle competitors.
Spaces will be limited to 60 competitors in our first year of running this discipline.
All entrants must be able to complete 5km within 40 minutes.
|5:35pm||Race Briefing for 540pm, 541pm and 542pm starts.|
|5:42pm||Auckland Secondary School SUP. Using the Bic One Design Fleet.|
|6:15pm||Main Race Briefing for open racings.|
|6:20pm||Open Racing begins as follows: