A junior development race

Sunday July 08, 2018  Ma ka hana ka ʻike – Share the knowledge

Pacific Honda & Ka Lahui Kai presents

RACE FOR HAWAII’S FUTURE

2 EVENTS: 1 for big kids and 1 for younger kids

Map – KIRA Keiki Race Course

Map – KIRA Race #12 HK to SI

Race #1: Hawaii Kai to Sand Island – A CHANGE RACE for big kids 18 and under.

The crews for this race can be all juniors, or a combination of juniors and adults. However, a minimum of 4 juniors per crew is mandatory. The concept is based on 9 person crews, but coaches can choose to have more than 9 paddlers per crew if coach deems necessary or appropriate.

  • Course: Start off the beach in Hawaii Kai, round the last green channel marker, go AROUND DIAMOND HEAD BUOY, enter the main channel at Sand Island, finish on the beach fronting the paddling site at Sand Island.

Race #2: For Juniors: MINI IRON DISTANCE RACES for kids 15 years old and under. During Race #1, there will be short (1.5 and 2.5 mile) mini distance races in the lagoon at Sand Isle for keiki that don’t participate in Race #1 (Similar to the George Perry Keiki Race): For kids 12, 13, 14 and 15 years old. Male, female and mixed can participate. Some canoes are available from the local clubs. Please inquire with race director ahead of time if you need to borrow a canoe.

  • Course: There will be a 1 mile rectangular course fronting the paddling site at Sand Island. Keiki 12 and 13 years old will race 1.5 laps. Keiki 14 and 15 years old will race 2.5 laps.

REGISTRATION AND ENTRY FEES.

Race #1: Registration is in Hawaii Kai

$15.00 per paddler pre-registration online until midnight July 06. $25.00 per paddler late registration.

Race #2: Registration is at Sand Island

$10.00/paddler pre-registration online until midnight July 06. $15 per paddler late registration.

Contact: joellefoti@gmail.com

Race #1: Age groups are based on oldest junior paddler (As of January 01).

DIVISIONS

  • Juniors
    • Boys and Girls 18 and under
    • Boys and Girls 16 and under
    • Open Mixed: 5 girls and up to 5 boys
    • UNLIMITED (any age, any gender)
  • Adult and Junior combined
    • Male and Female 18 and under
    • Male and Female 16 and under
    • Open Mixed: 5 Female any age and 4 Male paddlers. Adults can be male or female.
    • UNLIMITED (any age, any gender)
  • 7:00 – 8:30 a.m. Beach check in / Late registration
  • 10:00 a.m. Start:
  • At least 4 Juniors must start and finish the race.
  • At least 2 Juniors must be in the canoe at all times.
  • 20 minutes before first change. Last change before entering the channel off Sand Island.
  • Lunch and awards to follow.

Race #2: Please inquire with race director ahead of time if you need to borrow a canoe.

DIVISIONS

  • Boys and Girls 12s, 13s, 14, 15s
  • Mixed 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s
  • UNLIMITED (any age, any gender)
  • 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Beach check in / Late registration
  • 11:00 a.m. Start:
    • 12s and 13s may race simultaneously depending on number of entries and available canoes. 14s and 15s may also race simultaneously depending on number of entries and available canoes. Mixed will be the last event of the day and will be 1.5 laps (1.5 miles).
  • Lunch and awards to follow.

Please make sure each paddler completes the KIRA-2 Release of Liability Form and the appropriate ACA Waiver Form. Call 808 927-0711 with any questions.