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Individual Racing Series 
Events to count Core event 1, Core event 2, Core event 3, BUCS Windsurf Championships
Discards None
Scoring system Finishing position at each event equals points scored towards series. 1st place scores 1/2 point.
Ties allowed Yes at each event. If the series results in a tie for any of the top three places then the person of the two with the most number of wins in the season will win. If neither of them have 1st places throughout the series then the number of 2nd places will be considered etc.
Divisions 1st place in Intermediates scores last place in Adv +1. 1st place in Beginners scores last place in Int +1.
Gender Male and Female competitors will compete in mixed heats. The top placing competitors of each sex at the end of each event shall receive prizes.
DNF/DNS  DNS is when an individual has not crossed the start line within 1 minute of the start signal. DNF is when an individual has not crossed the finish line within 5 minutes of the first individual to finish. Individuals getting a DNF in a race shall get last place in that race +1. Individuals getting a DNS in a race shall get last place in that race +2.
Equipment Advanced: 7.5m Tushingham Express or any other sail 7.0m and below. RRD FireRace. Buoyancy aids or harnesses must be worn.
Intermediate: Any sail 6.5m and below. Buoyancy aids or harnesses must be worn.
Beginner: Any sail 5.5m and below. Any board with a daggerboard. Buoyancy aids must be worn.
Team Racing Series
Events to count SWA Festival, Core event 1, Core event 2, Core event 3, BUCS Windsurf Championships
Discards One
Scoring system Finishing position at each event equals points scored towards series. 1st place scores 1/2 point.
Ties allowed Yes at each event. If the series results in a tie for any of the top three places then the team with the most number of wins in the season will win. If neither team have 1st places throughout the series then the number of 2nd places will be considered etc.
Teams Teams must be three competitors. They may be any combination of Male and Female competitors.
Race Rules The first competitors will start with their equipment in chest deep water.
The changeover between competitors will occur no shallower than chest deep water and no deeper than standing depth.
The finish line will be marked between two buoys around 5m offshore.

Any team or competitor windsurfing the fin into the lake bed or acting in a manner dangerous to other competitors in the water or spectators on the shore will be disqualified.
Equipment 7.5m Tushingham Express or any other sail 7.0m and below.
RRD Firerace 120L.
Buoyancy aids or harnesses must be worn.


freestyle

Freestyle Series
Events to count SWA Festival, Core event 1, Core event 2, Core event 3, BUCS Windsurf Championships
Discards One
Scoring system Finishing position at each event equals points scored towards series. 1st place scores 1/2 point.
Ties allowed Yes at each event. If the series results in a tie for any of the top three places then the person of the two with the most number of wins in the season will win.
Divisions All individuals will compete in the same division.
Gender Male and Female competitors will compete in mixed heats. The top placing competitors of each sex at the end of each event shall receive prizes.
Judging Competitions shall be judged by a panel of no less than three independent judges. Points may be allocated for complexity of trick attempted, variety of tricks attempted, combinations of tricks and overall impression. Extra points may be awarded at the judges discretion for tricks completed cleanly (dry). The judges will stipulate what they will judge on and how long each heat will be before the competition starts taking into account weather conditions.
Equipment Any equipment may be used. The SWA damage deposit system will not apply to private equipment used. Buoyancy aids or harnesses must be worn.

wave

Wave Series
Events to count Wave event 1, Wave event 2, Wave event 3
Discards None
Scoring system Finishing position at each event equals points scored towards series. 1st place scores 1/2 point.
Ties allowed Yes at each event. If the series results in a tie for any of the top three places then the person of the two with the most number of wins in the season will win.
Divisions All individuals will compete in the same division.
Gender Male and Female competitors will compete in mixed heats. The top placing competitors of each sex at the end of each event shall receive prizes.
Judging Competitions shall be judged by a panel of no less than three independent judges. Points may be allocated for wave rides, jumps and overall impression. The judges will stipulate what they will judge on and how long each heat will be before the competition starts taking into account weather conditions.
Equipment Any equipment may be used. The SWA damage deposit system will not apply to private equipment used. Buoyancy aids or harnesses must be worn.

 


SWA Male

King of SWA Series
Events to count All Freestyle, Race and Wave competitions except Team Racing. 
Discards Yes, but only where they apply to each series. There is no overall discard applicable to your season points.
Scoring system The total points from each of the series' a male competitor enters will count towards their season points.
Ties allowed If the season points end in a tie for any of the top three places then the person of the two with the most number of wins in the season will win.
Divisions All male competitors' points will count towards the same league.
Gender Only male competitors will be entered into the league. 


SWA Queen

Queen of SWA Series
Events to count All Freestyle, Race and Wave competitions except Team Racing. 
Discards Yes, but only where they apply to each series. There is no overall discard applicable to your season points.
Scoring system The total points from each of the series' a female competitor enters will count towards their season points.
Ties allowed If the season points end in a tie for any of the top three places then the person of the two with the most number of wins in the season will win.
Divisions All female competitors' points will count towards the same league.
Gender Only female competitors will be entered into the league. 

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