(a) Competitors acknowledge and agree:

  • That surf lifesaving competitions and the conduct of, and participation in, such competitions can and will be affected by the surf conditions.
  • That there is often an element of the “luck of the prevailing conditions” in entering and competing in surf lifesaving competitions.
  • A protest or appeal on an incident is not available to them when the incident is caused by the conditions of the surf.
  • That the Referee and/or relevant official(s) have absolute discretion as to whether an incident has been caused by the luck of the competition or the prevailing conditions.