活動細則 (2021年5月17日更新)

報名

  1. 本活動有一定體力要求,隊員必須具強健體魄(公開組參加者須在過去五年曾有山野賽事經驗)。如患有任何心臟病、呼吸系統疾病 (如哮喘等)、脊骨損傷等,請先行向醫生諮詢有關身體狀況是否適合參與,以確保安全。如年齡超過70歲者,需提供醫生證明。
  2. 18歲以下的隊員必須獲得家長或監護人簽署同意方可參加活動。
  3. 本活動的最低隊員年齡要求為3歲。參賽隊伍中如有隊員為3歲以下,請於報名前向大會查詢。
  4. 參加者如被發現虛報個人資料,大會有權取消參加資格。

活動前

  1. 如有隊員於活動前或活動期間因任何原因缺席,該隊伍可繼續參與,但大會將取消其名次。
  2. 隊伍須於預定時間到達活動場地報到,屆時全隊隊員須齊集,並自行網上報到。
  3. 2021年活動不設活動T恤及號碼布,大會建議參加者可穿著以藍色為主調的衣飾,同時大會鼓勵穿著歷屆「香港水足印定向」T恤。
  4. 活動場地不設行李寄存服務,隊伍須自行保管財物。大會不會承擔任何參加者的財物損失。
  5. 2021年活動需要使用「香港水足印定向」流動應用程式,隊伍的其中一名成員需要在活動前下載程式,並進行登入測試。

活動期間

  1. 為支持環保及珍惜水資源,活動期間隊伍應盡力避免任何破壞環境及浪費水資源的行為,作為參與活動之承擔。
  2. 全隊隊員須一同於起點中出發、於比賽期間一同尋找同一個虛擬檢查點、一同抵達終點。隊伍的開始時間以起點掃瞄二維碼的時間為準。
  3. 活動期間,參加隊伍需須使用「香港水足印定向」流動應用程式中提供的電子地圖。
  4. 隊伍於活動期間不可乘搭任何公共及私人交通工具,包括的士、單車等。
  5. 隊伍到達虛擬檢查站的時間以系統所記錄的時間為準。
  6. 如掃瞄二維碼時出現網絡問題,打卡記錄會暫存在手機內。同時,隊伍可以拍照現場環境,向大會提供證明。
  7. 如發現隊伍未有到達某虛擬檢查站,但仍掃瞄該站二維碼,將視作作弊,隊伍名次會被取消。
  8. 活動地點於郊外及涉及不少山路,參加者於起步前應做足熱身運動、帶備充足的水,並須為活動期間的自身及他人安全承擔所有責任。
  9. 為保障健康,參加者應與他人保持社交距離,及在體力容許下戴上口罩。
  10. 參加者應以公平、誠實、友善的態度進行比賽,並尊重其他參加者、大會人員,以及活動範圍中的市民。

活動後

  1. 隊伍的完成時間以終點掃瞄二維碼的時間為準。比賽限時2.5小時,逾時將被扣分 (以每分鐘計算)。
  2. 隊伍完成後須再網上申報離開。如參加者於當日活動結束後30分鐘內沒有申報,大會將當作失蹤個案處理。
  3. 隊伍初步成績會即時顯示於流動應用程式內,並會依據分數即時更新排行榜。如隊伍就成績或掃瞄二維碼記錄有任何申訴,須於即日向大會提出。
  4. 大會將於活動後再覆核隊伍的定位記錄,以確認成績

其他

  1. 隊伍須遵守所有規例及大會安排,大會有權要求隊伍停止一切可能產生危險的行為。
  2. 隊伍如觸犯以下事項,一經證實,大會將取消其名次:
    1. 虛報個人資料
    2. 向未進行活動的隊伍透露地圖、題目等資訊
    3. 未有到達某虛擬檢查站,但仍掃瞄該站二維碼
    4. 騷擾或阻撓其他參加者
    5. 隊員分頭尋找不同控制點
    6. 活動期間使用交通工具
  3. 如本網站的中、英文兩個版本有任何抵觸或不相符之處,應以中文版本為準。
  4. 如有任何爭議時,大會將保留一切最終決定權。


Rules and Regulations (Updated 17 May 2021)

Enrollment

  1. Participants should be in good health (Open Category requires participants to have mountain race experience in past 5 years). Please consult your doctor before enrollment if one has any illness such as heart disease, respiratory system disease (e.g. asthma) or bone injury, etc. For participant aged over 70 years old, please kindly provide certificate of consultation.
  2. Parent or Guardian’s endorsement is required for team members aged below 18.
  3. The minimum age of participants is 3 years old. Should any team member is below age of 3, please contact the Organizer before submitting the form.
  4. The Organizer reserves the rights to disqualify any participant from the event who provide incorrect personal information during enrollment.

Before the Game

  1. If there is absence of teammates before or during the event, the team is still allowed to participate in the game but will not be eligible for the ranking.
  2. Teams should arrive at event venue at designated time to check-in online.
  3. The 2021 game does not provide official T-shirt and number bibs. Participants are suggested to wear clothing in blue tone. The Organizer encourages wearing "Hong Kong Water Race" official T-shirt in past years.
  4. Luggage storage service is not provided. Teams are reminded to be aware of personal belongings, and run at their own risk of loss.
  5. The 2021 game requires one team to download and test the login of the "Water Race APP".

During the Game

  1. In supporting environment protection and water conservation, participants should try their best to avoid any harmful or wasteful behavior to the environment and water during the event.
  2. All members of participating team should depart from the start point, show up at the checkpoint, and arrive at the finish point together. Starting time of teams will be determined by the time they scan QR codeat the starting line.
  3. All team members must use the electronic map provided in "Water Race APP".
  4. Teams are not allowed to travel on any public and private transportation during the race, including taxi and bicycle.
  5. Records of team arriving at checkpoints will be based on the timestamp record in the system when teams scan the QR code.
  6. If you encounter network errors when scanning the QR codes, the record will be temporarily stored in the mobile phone. To prove you have finished the checkpoint, you can also take a photo of the surrounding and report to the Organizer.
  7. If team were found to scan the QR code without arriving at that virtual checkpoint, this is regarded as cheating and the ranking of the team will be disqualified.
  8. The game is in countryside and involves mountain tracks. Participants are strongly encouraged to do warm-up exercises, bring enough amount of water, and take full responsibility of their own and others' safety during the game.
  9. To prevent health risk, please practice social distancing with others, and wear a mask if your physical strength allows.
  10. Participants should take a fair, honest and friendly attitude, and show respects towards other participants, staff members and other people in the game area.

After the Race

  1. Finishing time of teams will be determined by the time they scan the QR code at the finishing line. Time limit of the race is 2.5 hours. Scores will be deducted (in every minute) if teams cannot finish the game within the time limit.
  2. After finishing, teams must declare online to confirm your leaving. If teams did not respond 30 minutes after end of the game, the Organizer will consider the team members as missing.
  3. Temporary team results and ranking will be shown at "Water Race APP". Should there are any complaints concerning the result or timestamp record, the complaint must be made within the day of game.
  4. The Organizer will check the GPS records of teams to confirm the final results.

Others

  1. Teams must obey all rules and regulations set by the Organizer. The Organizer may request the participants to stop any behaviors or misconduct that may pose potential risks.
  2. Violation of the following items will lead to disqualification and cancelling of ranking once confirmed.
    1. Providing incorrect personal information
    2. Leak game map or task to other teams who not yet start
    3. Disturbing or obstructing other participants
    4. Scanning the QR code without arriving at that virtual checkpoint
    5. Team members visiting checkpoints separately
    6. Travelling on public or private transportation during the game
  3. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the Chinese and English version of the website, the Chinese version shall prevail.
  4. The Organizer reserves the rights of final decision on the arrangement of the race.