(a) SLSA may conduct surf boat events in either “Elimination”, “Round Robin”, “Other” or a combination of racing formats.

(b) Appendix A contains a standard format for the conduct of round robin racing.

(c) The Competition Committee, Referee or Sectional Referee shall decide the racing format and shall advise competitors accordingly prior to the commencement of the competition, or prior to the first round of each boat race. The Surf Boat Panel shall be consulted in this process.
Note: If conditions dictate, the Referee or Competition Committee may vary the racing format during the course of competition. The Surf Boat Panel shall be consulted in this process.