比賽細則

報名

  1. 本活動有一定體力要求,隊員必須具強健體魄(尤其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及攜同號碼布,並自行網上報到。
  3. 2021年活動不設活動T恤,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。

比賽期間

  1. 為支持環保及珍惜水資源,活動期間參賽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檢查點、一同抵達終點。隊伍的起跑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. 隊伍到達檢查站的時間以系統所記錄的時間為準。如隊伍懷疑未能成功於檢查站掃瞄二維碼,請先拍攝檢查站作出記錄及向大會反映。
  6. 隊伍不得移動或損壞控制點或大會設施。若有損毀,隊伍須按價賠償。
  7. 如檢查點被破壞而導致不能掃描二維碼,請先拍攝檢查站作出記錄及證明曾到達檢查站,向大會反映。
  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安全承擔所有責任。
  9. 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。
  10. 參加者沒有道路使用優先權,並須遵守道路及行人的交通安全條例,以保障自身及道路使用者的安全。參加者須為比賽

比賽後

  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. 隊伍完成後須再填寫網上表格,以確認離開。如參加者於當日活動結束後30分鐘內,沒有填寫完成活動的網上表格,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,須於即日後致大會熱線提出。

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. 騷擾或阻撓其他參加者
    4. 擾亂控制點秩序
    5. 破壞任何活動設施
    6. 隊員分頭尋找不同控制點
    7. 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

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. All team members should be present with number cloth.
  3. The 2021 game does not provide official T-shirt. 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 use 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 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. If teams suspect any unsuccessful timestamp recording, please take photos and report to the Organizer later.
  6. Removal or damage of checkpoint devices and venue properties are prohibited. Violating teams shall undertake the obligation for indemnity.
  7. If checkpoint is damaged such that teams are unable to scan QR code for timestamp recording, please take photos to prove your arrival and report to the Organizer later.
  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 safety during the game.
  9. 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 fill in an online form 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.

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. Disturbing the order at checkpoints
    5. Removal or damage of checkpoint devices and venue properties
    6. Team members visiting checkpoints separately
    7. 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.