Be sure to go over the rules on how contests are operated. If you are unclear on something, feel free to ask our CNC directors.

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Rules discuss:
– Age category
– Size/type of board used in each category
– Requirements to compete at Regional and Eastern contests
– Judging/Scoring criteria
– How to tell when your heat starts/ends
– How many waves can I ride in a heat
– What happens if I exceed the number of allowed waves in a heat
– What is considered interference
– How long is a heat
– How many waves are counted in my score
– Can I review my scores
– How do I file a complaint
– Definition of surfing terms (eg. Tube ride, aerial, re-entry, cutback,power slides, floater, carve, etc.)
– Tabulating scores