Hennessey's Paddleboard Festival

2014 Hennessey's Paddleboard Festival in conjunction with the WPA will be conducted on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at 9am at Torrance Beach (main parking lot), CA on the historic R10 course (8 miles) for the Long Course competitors on both Paddleboard and SUP and the Fun race (3 miles) and Kids race (1 mile) just off the beach along the South Bay coast and back.

Cash Prizes & Awards

Cash Prizes:

Top 3 Prone Stock Men & Women, 14' Men & Unlimited Men finishers by board class (not age division).

Top 3 SUP ULT, 14' Men & 12'6 Women finishers in the Long course by board class (not age division)

Cash Qualifying Board Classes:

**A minimum of 10 entries required to be considered a cash qualifying race in each board class

Long Course

Prone Unlimited Men- Cash Qualifier

Prone 14' Men- Cash Qualifier

Prone Stock Men- Cash Qualifier

Prone Stock Women- Cash Qualifier

SUP Unlimited- Cash Qualifier

SUP 14' Men- Cash Qualifier

SUP 12'6 Women- Cash Qualifier

Trophies (Long, Fun & Kids races):

Top 3 finishers in each board division as registered (Men's and Women's Prone by board size, Prone & SUP Unlimited Men only).

WPA National Points Race

WPA Series Ranking Points:

Men's (17U, 18-39, 40-49, 50+ age divisions)

SUP Surfboard-12'2 & Under (Fun race only)

12'6

14'

Unlimited (long race only)

Womens (17U, 18-39, 40-49, 50+ age divisions)

SUP Surfboard-12'2 & Under (Fun race only)

12'6

14'

Kids- Boys & Gilrs (8U, 9-11, 12-14, 15-17 age divisions)

SUP 12'6 & Under

 

WPA age division by board class rankings will apply to your results

**A minimum of 5 participants is needed in any division to receive ranking points.


Entry Fees

Fun Race: $40 pre registration / $50 day of race

Long Race: $50 pre registration / $70 day of race

Kids Race:  $25 pre registration/day of race

Pre-registration and beach registration will begin @ 7AM

Contact: Tim Ritter (310) 200-5463, Hennesseysraces@aol.com

Racing is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM (time is approximate pending conditions)

Race Day Schedule (times are approximate)

8:45am:  Paddlers Meeting

9:00am:  Long Course (intervals between board classes)

9:10am:  Fun Course

9:05am:  Kids SUP Race

12:30pm:  BBQ lunch @ HT Grill located at Ave. I & Catalina, Redondo Beach                    (BBQ lunch included in entry fee)

* Additional BBQ tickets can be purchased race day for $13. $6 for kids under 10 

Schedule may vary based on # of competitors, conditions and additional events

This list is private.

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Long Course- 8 Miles, Torrance Beach to the R10 buoy and back (map to be uploaded)
Fun Course - 3 Miles, Torrance Beach to Flat Rock and back (map to be uploaded)
Kids Standup Race, 1 Mile (map to be uploaded)

The race and registration will be at Torrance  Beach below the Torrance Beach parking lot

Long Course race is anticipated to be beach start and beach finish, but may change given the day of surf and tide conditions. 

Fun race is anticipated to be water start and beach finish, but may change given the day of surf and tide conditions.

 

Kids race is anticipated to be water start and beach finish, but may change given the day of surf and tide conditions.

Parking Info - Torrance Beach lot is a pay lot although there is optional free parking surrounding the parking lot.


When:

Jul 26, 2014

Where:

Torrance, CA