VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

2017 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

September 23 – October 1, Hyuga, Japan

EVENT SCHEDULE

TEAM SIZE

AGE LIMIT

REGISTRATION FEES

ACCOMMODATION

GETTING THERE

ABOUT THE WAVE: OKURAGAHAMA

GENERAL INFORMATION

TRAVEL INSURANCE

ISA RULEBOOK

ANTI-DOPING

HELPFUL INFO ABOUT JAPAN

MEDIA

NEXT STEPS TO REGISTER

ALL TEAMS MUST BE APPROVED BY THEIR NATIONAL FEDERATION. Each National Team has their own qualification process. If you are an athlete interested in competing and would like to inquire about qualification process with your respective National Surfing Federation, please visit our Membership Directory for contact information.

  1. Payment: To pay via credit card, please pay through the following link: http://www.isasurf.org/product/2017-event-registration/
  2. Team Roster: Send an email to Megan Burns (meganburns@isasurf.org) with the names and emails of all athletes and team officials. If you do not yet know the exact names of your athletes yet, it is still urgent that you respond with the NUMBER of athletes per division that you plan to have representing your team. Once again, space is limited for this event so it is very important you communicate these details as soon as possible.
    • If you prefer to pay via wire transfer, please contact meganburns@isasurf.org to request an invoice
  3. Registration Paperwork: Must be completed online by all athletes and team officials no later than August 30: https://www.isasurf.org/athlete_registration
  4. On-Site Check-In Appointment: Teams are required to sign up for a 30 min on-site registration appointment on one of the following days:
    • Wednesday, Sept 20
      • Time: 9-5
    • Thursday, Sept 21
      • Time: 9-5
    • Friday, Sept 22
      • Time: 9-3 (Last appointment is at 2:30)!
  5. BRING WITH YOU TO CHECK-IN
    • Seeding Order Per Division – The ISA will be recording the seeding order of your athletes per division in order to create our heat sheets. Therefore, please come prepared with your order.
    • Name of Flag Bearer and Sand Pourer – This will be recorded during your on-site check-in. Please decide the names of your athletes that will be going on stage at the Opening Ceremony to carry the flag and pour the sand.
    • National Flag Stickers – The ISA requires all athletes to place the mandatory ISA Competitor and National Flag stickers on the top 1/3 of their board (front and back) prior to entering the water for their heats. ISA Competitor stickers will be distributed by the Beach Marshalls, and athletes are required to bring their own National Flag stickers to the event.
    • Passports – All athletes’ nationality and ages must be confirmed. Actual passport and clear copies of passports must be provided at time of registration.
    • Sand – 2.5 liters of dry sand from the beaches of your country for the Sands of the World Ceremony. Label the sand container with country and beach name.
    • Team Pictures  – During your appointment, the ISA Media Staff will be taking your individual and team pictures for the ISA Website. Please come dressed in uniform.

ATHLETE ATTENDANCE AT REGISTRATION All team athletes must be present at time of registration for personal verification of their identity by ISA officials. It is the Team Manager’s responsibility to ensure athletes are present during registration. Please arrange accordingly, since athletes not present will not be registered and will not be allowed participation in the competition. There shall be no exception to this requirement of physical attendance of competitors during registration of the team.