***Please note registration is now only open for testing.***
To be held in Waikiki the week of June 17th this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever before! More than 80 athlete’s are expected from 15 countries, all vying to win the coveted Nalu Award – which crowns a single adaptive surfing champion.
Please note that we will be sharing many more announcements about the upcoming event – including unveiling our official 2019 Poster design, sharing accommodation discounts and information, and other updates.
June 17-23, 2019
Kuhio Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
The early bird registration fee for each division is discounted by 10% through May 1st, after which the fee will be $200. No cash will be handled at the event, and all registrations must be paid for online through the registration form found below.
Registration closes April 20th. Be sure to register soon to guarantee your spot.
DIVISIONS AND JUDGING INFORMATION
This year features eight competitive divisions, six of which are official qualifying divisions for the “Nalu Award” superheat, which will crown an overall adaptive champion.
Depending upon registrations all divisions may be expanded to include men’s/women’s, A/B competitive divisions, as well as accommodating more specific surfing styles. 1st – 4th place awards will be given for each competitive division.
This is the first year we will be having a Priority system for all competitive heats. For more information on our Priority system and a clarification of our Judging system, CLICK HERE.
Please note that all competitive divisions are for surfers with medically diagnosed physical disabilities.
The 2019 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships competitive divisions are:
* = “Nalu Award” championship qualifying division.
PLEASE NOTE: All athletes must provide their own equipment, athletes competing in the assisted division must also provide their own water support staff.
Any athlete looking to register for the Wounded Warrior division, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships classification system is in development and strives to facilitate an inclusive classification system that levels the playing field of competitive adaptive surfing.
For an in depth review of our classification system, CLICK HERE.
ACCOMMODATIONS & TRANSPORTATION
We will be announcing our hospitality partners and available discounts soon.
Please note that registration for this event is now ONLY OPEN FOR TESTING.