Maui Pro-Am 2017
The Maui Pro-Am will be the Opening Race event of the 2017 Season for the APP World Tour and feature: World Tour ($45k prize-purse / $150 online entry), Qualifier Series ($5k prize-purse / $100 online entry) and AM Age Group Racing (Awards & Trophies / $60 online entry), as well as Youth Team Racing at Kanaha Beach Park.
The event will consist of two different days of Racing and an Opening Day and here is the schedule:
Friday 10th March:
10am: Press Conference: Location tbd 2pm: Athlete Meeting, Paia: final location tbd 5pm: Registration & Opening Event
Saturday 11th March:
Saturday's racing will feature the APP World Tour Sprint Racing at Ho'okipa Beach Park, as well as an Expression Session Surf event to kick off the day. The Expression Session Open Surf event will run from 9 - 10am, with the APP World Tour Sprints to kick off and be LIVE broadcast from 11am. Saturday's Racing will feature World Tour athletes only, but provide a spectacular viewing experience on site and online for the World to tune in. Here is the schedule for Saturday's events: 8am: Check in for Surf Expression Session 9am: Surf Expression Session 10am: Check in for APP World Tour Springs 11am: Racing Start 7pm: Movie screening at Rock & Brews
Sunday 12th March:
Sunday's racing will provide something for everyone, from youth and AM Age Group racing, to World Qualifier Series and World Tour competition on the legendary and iconic Maliko Downwind Run. Festivities at Kanaha Beach will add to the experience on Sunday afternoon with Live Music featuring Paula Fuga, Ekolu Kalama and guests, lunch and entertainment. Here is the schedule of events: 9am: Youth Team Racing at Kanaha Beach Park 10am: Paddlers Check in opens at Maliko Bay 12pm: Race Course Safety Briefing at Maliko Bay 1pm: Staggered start for all divisions of racing at Maliko Bay 2pm: Lunch opens 3pm: Awards and Live Music by Paula Fuga, Ekolu Kalama and friends 8pm: After Party at Rock & Brews
For more information and build up please go to the official APP World Tour website and follow us across social channels at #appworldtour.