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2013 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles :: Hungington Beach, CA :: January 19th - 20th, 2013
2013 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles

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Kneeboard Surfing USA 2013 US Titles - Hungington Beach


The 2013 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles and Festival will return Huntington Beach, CA. This event will celebrate the 10th year of countinous KSUSA sponsored kneeboard surfing competition, including 9 US Titles and one World Titles events. The Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles will be held on Saturday January 19th and Sunday January 20th. Last year's competition in Huntington Beach was an overwhelming success.

Organizing Committee Contacts:
A dedicated group of Kneeboard Surfing USA volunteers and supporters is working hard behind the scenes to make this event a success. If you have any questions about the event, the entry process, or you would like to volunteer or sponsor the event, please contact the contest committee at ContestInfo@ksusa.org.

2013 SPONSORS - The generosity of the following sponsors make this event possible. Support those that support our sport.
2012 KSUSA Titles Sponsors



THE CONTEST SITE
The venue for the contest will be south side Huntington Beach Pier.
Huntington Beach Web Cams

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THE COMPETITION
2013 Kneeboard Surfing USA US Titles
Divisions
  • Open - All contestants
  • AAA - *
  • AA - *
  • Junior - under 21**
  • Women's Division
* As contestants are bumped from the Open Division they will be placed in the AA and AAA division based on their open results.
** Age determined as of January 1, 2013
*** A minimum of two entries is required to run each division.


HEATS
Heats to be four to six man and of 15-20 minutes duration depending upon conditions and decided by contest director and head judge.

COMPUTER SCORING SYSTEM
All scores and heat draws will be on the KSUSA website.

ELECTRONIC ENTRY FORM
On-Line Registration: Click here for On-Line Registration
If you have problems with the registration process or have questions about the event, please e-mail contestinfo@ksusa.org.
MANUAL ENTRY FORM
The deadline is December 31, 2011 for mail-in entries to allow for manual processing.
Click here for manual/mail in registration form.


ENTRY FEES
OPEN: $100
JUNIOR: $25
Both JUNIOR and OPEN: $100
WOMEN: $25
Both WOMEN and OPEN: $100

JUDGES PANEL
All judges will be selected as accredited by ISA.
A selection panel will determine the judges panel based on prior ISA and ASP event experience.

JUDGING CRITERIA
Surfers must perform to the ASP judging key elements to maximize their scoring potential. Judges analyze the following major elements when scoring waves.
  • Commitment and degree of difficulty
  • Innovative and progressive manoeuvres
  • Combination of major manoeuvres
  • Variety of manoeuvres
  • Speed, power and flow
NOTE: It’s important to note that the emphasis of certain elements is contingent upon the location and the conditions on the day, as well as changes of conditions during the day.
NOTE: The following scale may be used to describe a Ride that is scored:
0–1.9 = Poor; 2.0–3.9 = Fair; 4.0–5.9 = Average; 6.0–7.9 = Good; 8.0–10.0 = Excellent


ASP RULE BOOK
ASP Rules will be used for the contest. Click here to view the 2011 ASP Rule Book

CLIMATE IN JANUARY
Air Temperature: Average 64° F High/50° F Low
Water temp: mid 50's° F
Climate: Southern California Winter, usually mild and dry with cool mornings/evenings and slight chance rain.
Clothes: Be prepared for chilly mornings and warm sunny days
Wetsuit: 3/2 or 4/3 fullsuit
Surfboards:

ACCOMMODATIONS:
There are numerous options for accommodation :
· House rentals
· Camping
· Hotels

The Shorebreak Hotel has offered KSUSA a group rate of $179 per night, plus taxes. (Their rooms go for $200 and up normally.) And, if you book your reservation through the group rate prior to January 2, 2013, you are eligible to be included in a raffle for a room upgrade to a Suite at the group rate with a VIP Welcome Amenity delivered to your room prior to arrival (a Bottle or White or Red Wine with a Cheese Platter). The raffle winner will be announced prior to the contest.

The Shorebreak Hotel is just steps away from the contest venue and Sandy’s.
Visit http://www.shorebreakhotel.com to see more about the hotel.

Click here to book your room directly.
Be sure to include KSUSA as the “promo code.”

If you choose to speak to a person, you can call 1-877-744-1117, and again mention KSUSA to take advantage of the group rate.

Hotel Contact Rates Comments
Shorebreak Hotel
500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA
(877) 744-1117
Shorebreak On-Line Reservations
$179/night
Promo Code = KSUSA
MR Rating=Best
across the street from pier
Huntington Surf Inn
720 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 536-2444
http://www.huntingtonsurfinn.com
$159/night and up MR Rating=OK
only 9 rooms
within walking distance to pier
Best Western Huntington Beach Inn
800 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5036
(714) 536-7500
http://www.bestwesterncalifornia.com/hotels/best-western-huntington-beach-inn/
$249/night and up MR Rating=Better+
within walking distance to pier
Sun 'n Sands Motel
1102 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 536-2543
http://www.sunnsands.com/
$129/night and up MR Rating=Good
four blocks to pier
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 845-8000
http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/HUBWHHF-Hilton-Waterfront-Beach-Resort-California/index.do
$224/night and up MR Rating=Best+
upscale, walking distance to pier
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 698-1234
http://huntingtonbeach.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp
$212/night and up


There are many lower cost accomodations within a short drive of the contest venue.

EVENING FESTIVITIES
All evening festivities will be held at Sandy's Beach Grill located next to the Huntington Beach Pier.
Sandy's Beach Grill
315 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 374-7273


RAFLE MANIA
Our generous sponsors have donated boards and gear for the Raffle Mania fundraiser.



EVENT SCHEDULE
Date Time Event
Friday, January 18th 6:30 PM Opening Ceremonies and Check-in.
Judge's Overview of the Event
1st Round Heat Assignments Posted
Contest Gear and Raffle Ticket Sales
Saturday, January 19th 8:00 AM Heats Commence
Saturday, January 19th 6:30 PM Evening Festivities
1st Day Results Posted
2nd Day Heat Assignments Posted
Contest Gear and Raffle Ticket Sales
Raffle Mania!
Surf Videos and Slide Shows
Sunday, January 20th 7:00 AM Junior Heats, Open, AAA, AA Finals, and Team Event
Sunday, January 20th Directly Following Contest Closing Ceremonies and Awards

REGISTERED CONTESTANTS

2013 KSUSA Titles Heat Assignments

# Name Location Region Division
1 Eric Peterson Orange, CA OC Open
2 Will Perez Rancho Palos Verdes LA Open
3 Scott Wessling San Jose, CA NorCal Open
4 Tom Backer Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
5 Brad Colwell San Diego, CA SD Open
6 Scott Kinyoun Oxnard, CA CentralCal Open
7 Joe Taylor Costa Mesa, CA OC Open
8 Mike Fernandez Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
9 John Mel Santa Cruz, CA NorCal Open
10 Tom Fish Placentia, CA OC Open
11 Pat Evans Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
12 Wayne Kopit Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
13 Cancellation Open
14 Randy Reed San Francisco, CA NorCal Open
15 Cancellation Open
16 Evan Odom Oceanside, CA SD Open
17 Cynthia Wornham Malibu, CA LA Open
18 Michael Zimmerman San Diego, CA SD Open
19 Ed Quinn El Segundo, CA LA Open
20 Cancellation Open
21 Joe Coyne San Diego, CA SD Open
22 Sam Coyne San Luis Obispo, CA CentralCal Open
23 Tom Caraisco Long Beach, CA LA Open
24 Randy Morris San Diego, CA SD Open
25 Bob Gove San Diego, CA SD Open
26 Michael Tieger San Francisco, CA NorCal Open
27 Greg Shewman Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
28 Darren Kerr Laguna Niguel, CA OC Open
29 Danny Robertson Newport Beach, CA OC Open
30 Bob Schiff Redwood City, CA NorCal Open
31 Cancellation Open
32 Rene Fuentes Capistrano Beach, CA OC Open
33 Steve Randall Dana Point, CA OC Open
34 Jim McGann Goleta, CA CentralCal Open
35 Tom Linn Laguna Niguel, CA OC Open
36 Chris Linn Laguna Niguel, CA OC Open
37 Jack Beresford San Diego, CA SD Open
38 Casey Patelski Costa Mesa, CA OC Open
39 Chris Beresford San Diego, CA SD Open
40 Sean Noone Aliso Viejo, CA OC Open
41 Ed Dimick Orange, CA OC Open
42 Scott Hayward Torrence, CA OC Open
43 Matt Pierce Garden Grove, CA OC Open
44 Mike Neal San Jose, CA NorCal Open
45 Lewis Schultz Carson, CA LA Open
46 Bill Lerner Cardiff, CA SD Open
47 Craig Russel Temecula, CA SD Open
48 Fred Rodriguez Buena Park, CA OC Open
49 Mike Butler BOLSA! OC Open
50 Eric Osland Hawthorne, CA LA Open
51 Mark Robertson Newport Beach, CA OC Open
52 Cancellation Open
53 Robb Salfen Los Osos, CA CentralCal Open
54 Kelly Farnsworth Anaheim, CA OC Open
55 Paul Devoy Huntington Beach, CA OC Open
56 Joey Goodman San Diego, CA SD Open
57 Don Harris Philo, CA NorCal Open
58 Mike Sears Watsonville, CA NorCal Open
59 Jason Foster San Diego, CA SD Open
60 Cancellation Open
61 Cancellation Open
62 Cancellation Open
63 Cancellation Open
64 Randy Stockstill Newport Beach, CA OC Open
Alt 1 Bruce Rorty Valmonte, CA LA Open
Alt 2 Scott Elsner Open
Alt 3 Anthony Abhari Open
Alt 4 Bob Welch San Diego, CA SD Open
Alt 5 Open
Alt 6 Open
Alt 7 Open
Alt 8 Open
# Name Location Region Division
1 Cynthia Wornham Malibu, CA LA Women
2 Kathy Yturralde Huntington Beach, CA OC Women
3 Jan Fadden Santa Barbara, CA CentralCal Women
4 Linda Reuter Women
# Name Location Region Division
1 Evan Odom Oceanside, CA SD Juniors
2 Chris Linn Laguna Niguel, CA OC Juniors
3 Shayne Dimick Orange, CA OC Juniors
4 Tony Bartovich Huntington Beach, CA OC Juniors
5 Juniors
6 Juniors
7 Juniors
8 Juniors




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