Team Ticket - Entry to All Classes
4 Competitors - Any Paddle Craft (Includes Team, Expression Session & "Big Move")
- Starts 9 DecStarts 9 Dec
- 128 British pounds£128
- Crooklets - Bude
The Ho Ho Rodeo will be a team based combination surf and freestyle event in the waves at Bude. The main aim is to open up the waves to anyone and for everyone to have as much fun surfing as possible. Any styles of riding waves will count from old school moves through to modern surf kayaking and freestyle. Any type of paddle craft can be used. The team event will be based on points scored for your team as individual paddlers throughout a series of heats run on the Saturday and Sunday. Points will also be allocated based on your performance on the waves. Each team's starting points will be adjusted for the following factors: Juniors (>18) / seniors (50<) / Female / Non-surf-specific craft / Previous competitive experience / Adaptive. Age categories will be based on participants' age on 9th December 2023. As well as the main team event we will also be running a "Big Move" Photo Competition and an individual Expression Session throughout the Saturday with peer judging for the photo competition at our social event on Saturday evening at the Bude Surf Life Saving Club, Crooklets Beach. This Team ticket gives your whole team the option of entering either or both of these challenges too. The Expression Session is an opportunity for paddlers of all craft to showcase their skills free from the normal constraints of surf competition. Great moves and tricks will be rewarded over and above critical riding. And it won't just be your three best waves that count; twenty waves with one trick on each will be compared favourably to someone else who had four longer rides. In the end, the paddler who was the most radical for the whole session will win. Maybe. For the "Big Move" comp, you may require a beach buddy with a camera, or you can submit POV/GoPro-type material. Shots or footage must be taken during the "Team" or "Expression" rounds, and submitted digitally by 4.45pm Saturday (trust that we will make this possible for all types of cameras), and the judges will choose finalists for a public vote on the big screen Saturday evening.
Refunds (less any non-refundable payment processing fees), will be issued if the event cannot go ahead due to any factors beyond our control.