Maui Paddling Hui
11 April 2020
MPH will not review your qualifying information until you register and pay for the race. You will be notified, and your entry fee will be refunded if you do not meet the qualifications. For your entry to be considered, you must either: Pre-qualify by completing one of these races IRON within specified time; MPH’s M2M or the Maui Jim’s Maui 2 Molokai Challenge in under 4 hours North Shore Challenge - (Keanae or Napili) in under 4 hours Kaiwi Solo in under 6 hours Further qualifying criteria (see note 2 below) will be required if you are entering as an OC-1 having only raced on an OC-2, are entering to paddle Iron having only raced in a Relay team, or if your qualifying time is over 5 years ago. OC-6 experience will NOT be considered. - OR - Complete the alternate qualifying information in the Waiver/info form so that MPH can determine if you qualify to race by describing your rough water open ocean racing experience, finish times, and listing the email address of an MPH recognized Coach who can vouch for your level of expertise. If the MPH race director believes, based on your experience, you may not be able to complete the race in under 4.5 hours your entry will be denied. Your entry will be cancelled if the MPH race director is unable to verify your ability due to lack of information or unknown references.
Registration Opens: 8am, Maui time, Saturday, November 2nd, 2019. OC-2 and Relay entries: ALL teammates in crew must be listed and paid for in this registration Additionally, EACH paddler must complete the Waiver and Information form at: within 5 days of this registration to avoid entry being cancelled. Allotments: 125 Maui/Molokai entries and MPH sponsors 75 Oahu/Big Island/Kauai entries 50 Out-of-State/International entries Note; This is comparable to split for past couple years. There will be NO Wait List.
If there are openings in any allotment categories, (due to denied or cancelled entries), those spots will become available at 8am on the 1st of the following month. If a category is not filling up, some spots will be opened to other categories. Availability of spots will be posted via MPH’s Website and Facebook. Residency determination: If you aren’t recognized by MPH as a resident of your listed Island, you’ll be required to submit proof of residency (ie; copy of HI driver’s license). Teams: OC-2 and Relay entries must have at least one teammate residing in the category they list for allotment status. CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS; Please notify us as soon as possible at MPHreg@gmail.com. Entry fee can be refunded if cancelled prior to midnight Feb 15th. $25 cancellation fee will be applied. No refunds after that date.