(a) All team members for Open (six members) and U/17 (four members) shall make up the Surf Team for this component of the event.
(b) The distance in the Surf Teams race shall be as per the Masters Surf Race. The start, finish, conduct and determination of placings of the Surf Teams race shall be as per the conventional Surf Teams event (refer Section 4 – Swimming Events).
(c) Refer Section 2 – General Competitive Conditions for the competitor limitations of the total number of competitors in a Surf Teams event.
(d) A time limit, as defined in Section 2 – General Competitive Conditions, may be set by the Referee. When such a time limit is set, competitors shall be notified prior to the start of the event.
(e) Total points allocated to each team in the Surf Teams component is as follows:

Finish Position Points
1st 10
2nd 9
3rd 8
4th 7
5th 6
6th 5
7th 4
8th 3
9th 2