Adventure Events

Houwteq 2014

Dates: 10 - 11 May 2014

Venue: Grabouw, Western Cape

Event Info

Location:
Nestled between pine forests, fynbos and Martian like landscape, the Houwteq complex is situated 4km off the N2 just outside Grabouw.

Race Course:
Houwteq side runs like a backwards C with a big right corner at the top which goes into a straight just before the Houwteq drop, after the drop comes another big right turn and the course finishes off with a short straight. The course is 1km long, quick and with a SE tailwind can be very fast.

Classes:
Awards will be given to the top four finishers in each category, and SA Points will be awarded in the 7 classes, which are open to all competitors.
Open Skateboard
Junior 1 Skateboard
Junior 2 Skateboard
Ladies Skateboard
Masters Skateboard
Street Luge
Classic Luge

Age Group Details:
Please click here to see details about age group restrictions per category

Technical Inspection:
All racing vehicles and safety equipment will be subject to a strict technical inspection before being allowed on the race course.
PLEASE BRING ALL EQUIPMENT TO TECH INSPECTIONS - all set-ups you are going to race; helmets, leathers, gloves, etc.

Complete rules and regulations are available here www.sagra.co.za/IDFRaceRulesRegulations.pdf

Medical:
You MUST have a cleared and up-to-date digital medical profile with SAGRA before you register !!!
Details are available here: www.sagra.co.za/index.php/medical

Directions:
From Cape Town take the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass, keep on the N2 past Grabouw. Drive another 3km after the big KROMCO fruit packing sheds on the left, take the right turn signposted “High Rising” and follow the road all the way to the gate at the top (approx 4 km), where there will be entry for riders and spectators. If you have driven past the Houhoek Inn you have driven too far.

Schedule:
Saturday:
8.30 - sign in and tech inspection
9:30 – 13.00 - practice runs
13.00 – 14.00 - lunch
14.00 – 17.00 - time trials
Sunday:
8.00 – 11.00 - practice runs
13.00 – 14.00 - lunch
12.00 – 17.00 - racing
17.30 - prize-giving

THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS!!! So make sure you are cleared to race!!

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY!!!!


Camping:
CAMPING will be available exclusively to the skaters for this years Houwteq event.
If you would like to book a spot please click here to contact Candice
R80 per person to camp.

Prices:
Early Bird
Sold Out
General Entry
Sold Out
Late Entry: R550
Closes 6 May 2014

To Register - Click Here


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Last update on this event: 05/05/2014
Event added: 28/02/2014
General Event Details
DATE:
Saturday, 10 May 2014 - Sunday, 11 May 2014
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Western Cape, Grabouw