Chang World Flowboarding Championship 2015 02We are excited to announce that FlowRider and Flow House Bangkok welcome the top flowboarders from all around the world, spectators and board sport enthusiast alike to come check out the action happening on and off the wave during the 2015 World Flowboarding Championships Presented by Chang Beer.

The World Flowboarding Championships (WFC) is an annual event where the best riders from all over the globe gather to compete for a World Title in their respective divisions on the FlowRider surf simulator.

The field of elite competitors will showcase their flowboarding skill sets by combining surf style maneuvers with technical skateboarding tricks to impress judges and keep spectators at the edge of their seats.

A unique focal point of this event is that it will crown both team and individual champions. FLOW has competition tours in North America, Asia and Europe. The FLOW Tour is flowboardings premiere competitive tour featuring some of the world’s best riders, and it continues to expand. Each season, FLOW Tour Champions from each region qualify for the WFC event and are nominated to represent their country on the highest level competition. Team USA, Team Asia and Team Europe are the core teams involved. Team USA will be looking to defend their World Title in Bangkok for 5 consecutive years. In addition to the team aspect, riders will compete for an individual world title and bragging rights until next year’s championships.

For More information about the 2015 World Flowboarding Championships this November hosted by Flow House Bangkok please visit Event Facebook Page and stay connected with our social media followings.

Click grey drop downs for details:

Contest Info:

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2015 World Flowboarding Championships (WFC)

Sponsored By: Chang Beer, FlowRider, FLOW, SuperDuper Surf, RipCurl, Nok Air

Venue: FLOW House Bangkok

Dates: November 14-15th

WFC Trials Event: Saturday, November 14th, 2015

WFC Event: Sunday, November 15, 2015

Prize Purse: $10,000

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Event Details:Qualified competitors, those who win their Regional FLOW Tour (NA, ASIA, UK) in the Pro Flowboard, Pro Bodyboard and Female Flowboard divisions along with the 2014 FlowRider World Flowboarding Champions (WFC) will be seeded into the WFC main event on November 15th (Sunday) at FLOW House Bangkok. *(No Entry Fees)

*FlowRider teams and Individual competitors will be accountable for scheduling their own lodging accommodations (Please see hotel info)

*Any additional/individual riders (not on a team) will be subject to paying event entry fees and competing in the WFC Trials contest.[/accordion]

[accordion title=”WFC Wildcard Trials Contest ” close=”1″] *Team riders from USA, Asia and Europe will be seeded into the FlowRider main event as they have qualified through their regional Flow Tour.

Open Slots for WFC Main Event:

  • (8)Pro Men’s Flowboard- FlowRider
  • (8)Pro Men’s Bodyboard- FlowRider
  • (4) Pro Women’s Flowboard- FlowRider
  • (3) Pro Women’s Bodyboard- FlowRider

Trials Competition Format:

  • 4 Competitors per heat
  • 3 Runs/40 seconds each
  • Top 2 scores count
  • Top 2 Riders advance
  • Semi Finals and Finals will be head to head match ups
  • 3rd and 4th place will be determined by Semi Final Round heat totals

Meet & Greet with Pro Riders

  • Media Opportunities
  • Photos and Autographs
  • Giveaways/Raffles
  • Team Wave Demo Session

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[accordion title=”WFC WildCard Trials Entry Form” close=”1″]WFC WildCard Trials Entry Form

*Click above and fill out entry form.

*Payment made here: 2015 WFC Entry Payment

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WFC Main Event:

Seeded competitors:

  • (4) Pro Flowboard – Defending Champion, 2015 North America, Asia & UK Champions
  • (4) Pro Bodyboard – Defending Champion, 2015 North America, Asia & UK Champions
  • (4) Pro Female Flowboard – Defending Champion, 2015 North America, Asia & UK Champions
  • (1) Pro Female Bodyboard– Defending Champion

Event Format:

  • Round 1, Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Finals
  • 4 Competitors per heat
  • 3 Runs/40 seconds each
  • Top 2 scores count
  • Top 2 Riders advance
  • Semi Finals and Finals will be head to head match ups
  • 3rd and 4th place will be determined by Semi Final Round heat totals [/accordion]

[accordion title=”Event Officials” close=”1″]Contest Director– Adam Muller

Head Judge– Rob Chalfant

MC– Andy Haase

MC- Nut

Judging Pannel:

  1. Adam Muller (USA)- Contest Director
  2. Rob Chalfant (USA)- Head Judge
  3. Jeremy Carlier (UK)
  4. Jake Fasset (USA)
  5. Andy Haase(USA)
  6. Eric Silverman (USA)
  7. Sui (Asia)
  8. Pite (Asia) [/accordion]

Schedule of events (Subject to change):

[accordion title=”Thursday Nov 12th ” close=”1″]Bangkok Half Day Trip

Sponsored by Travel Authority of Thailand

*FREE FOR REGISTERED COMPETITORS WHO ENTER BY OCT 31st!

Date: 12 November 2015
Time: 1 pm – 7 pm

*Pick up and drop off spot : Flow House Bangkok

Trip Schedule
• 1pm : kick off from Flow House Bangkok
• 2pm-3.30pm : Destination 1
• 4pm-5.00pm: Destination 2 & 3
• 5pm – 6.30pm: Dinner
• 7pm-7.30pm : Drop at Flow House Bangkok

*We have to confirm all number of riders who interesting to traveling around Bangkok by 31 October 2015. ALL riders must be registered and paid their entry fees.
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[accordion title=”Friday Nov 13th” close=”1″]Complimentary Competitor Practice Sessions, Judges and Competitors Meetings, followed by welcoming party.

Practice
o Women’s Flowboard & Bodyboard – 10:00-11:00am
o Men’s Bodyboard – 11:00am-1:00pm
o Men’s Flowboard- 1:00pm-3:00pm

Meeting– 4:00-4:30pm

• Riders receive welcome packet
• Judges to go through judging criteria and format
• Open floor for questions
Welcome Party & LIVE DJ– 5:00pm -10:00pm

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Opening function

Start time 11:00 AM
• Riders to meet at the competitor area for event welcome by 10:30am

WFC Wildcard Trials Contest

Start time 11:00 AM

*Event Format will be determined by number of entries and announced closer to event date.

Divisions:

Women’s BodyBoard
Men’s BodyBoard
Women’s FlowBoard
Men’s FlowBoard

End Time: 6:00pm (Subject to change)

Followed by a mellow after party

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[accordion title=”Sunday Nov 15th” close=”1″]FlowRider Competition in the following order

Start time 11:00 AM

Event Agenda – Subject to change

Men’s BB Round 1 (4)———-Heats 1-4————————— 1hr

Men’s FB Round 1 (4) ——–Heats 5-8———————— –1hr

Men’s BB Quarter Finals (2) —– Heats 9-10———————— 30mins

Men’s FB Quarter Finals (2) ——Heats 11-12———————— 30mins

Women’s FB Semi (2) ————- –Heats 13-14———————— 30mins

Women’s FB Final (1) —————- Heat 15———————— —–15mins

Men’s BB Semi Final (2) ———-Heats 16-17———————— 20mins

Women’sBB Final (1) ————— Heat 18———————— —–15mins

Men’s BB Final (1) —————–Heat 19———————— —–10mins

Men’s FB Semi Final (2) ——— Heat 20-21———————— —–20mins

Men’s FB Final (1) ————- —-Heat 22———————— —–10mins

Approx. 5 Hours of competition heats

End Time: 6:00pm (Subject to change)

Followed by an epic after party!

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Practice Times:

[accordion title=”Competitor Practice” close=”1″]Practice time will be open on Friday for all competitors who have registered and paid their entry fees

Practice Sessions will be split up into the following sessions on Friday, November 13th :

    • Women’s Flowboard & Bodyboard – 10:00-11:00am
    • Men’s Bodyboard – 11:00am-1:00pm
    • Men’s Flowboard– 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Meeting– 4:00-4:30pm
    • Welcome Party – 5:00-10:00pm (optional)

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TEAM INFO:

[accordion title=”2014 WFC Defending Champions” close=”1″]Men’s Pro Flowboard- Sean Silveira (USA)
Men’s Pro Bodyboard- Nick Nguyen (USA)
Women’s Flowboard- Xana Nash (USA)
Women’s Bodyboard- Melanie Kelly (AUS)[/accordion]

[accordion title=”FlowRider Team USA ” close=”1″]Pro Flowboard- Brad Spencer
Pro Bodyboard- Nick Sanchez
Female Flowboard- Dee Spencer
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[accordion title=” FlowRider Team Asia ” close=”1″]Pro Flowboard- Nazari Salim
Pro Bodyboard- Nazari Salim
Female Flowboard- Annisa Flynn [/accordion]

[accordion title=” FlowRider Team Europe ” close=”1″]Pro Flowboard– Tim Van Dortmont
Pro Bodyboard- Sam Powell
Female Flowboard- Leanna Crowley [/accordion]

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Team Scores:

Team Members Final placings will be added up based on final results. Lowest total wins
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[accordion title=”Team Packages” close=”1″]Qualified Team Members receive the following:

• Airfare to Bangkok (Provided by Regional Tour Director)
• Team Competition Jersey (Receive at event check in courtesy of SuperDuper Surf)
• FREE Competition Entry (seeded into main event)
• Complimentary Practice Time
• Media Session Ride Time
• Seeded into WFC Main event on Sunday Nov 15
• Complimentary Lunch and Dinner at Flow House Bangkok (Nov 14 & 15)
• 10% Discount on food and beverage at Flow House Bangkok
• Hotel Discount rates

Special rate for Riders
1) Lub-D: 30% off ( Breakfast is not included)
2) One day Hostel : 20% off for Dorm ( Breakfast included)
10% of for Ensuite private room ( Breakfast included)
3) The Retro : start from 1200 – 2800 per night ( Breakfast is not included)
4.) The Davis : 2200 Per night including Breakfast and internet

For more information follow the link below and stay updated on the WFC Facebook page and event page.
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Flow House Bangkok Information:

Flow House is Bangkok’s only urban beach club with a wave machine, pool, bar/restaurant, games and loads of space for kids, adults and families to chill!

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Travel Information:

We have recommended hotel and hostels within different price ranges, please take note that FlowHouse negotiating reduced rates for all hotel so mention the event when booking!

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There is the only airport within a lot of airlines from all over the world and easy to get to FlowHouse Bangkok as link below;

http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com/

Airport Code: BKK

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Lub-D: 30% off ( Breakfast is not included)

http://silom.lubd.com/

Davis hotel : approx 2,000-6,000Bt, Only 5 minutes walking to Flowhouse with reasonable price, shortly distance, great services and great facilities. See the link below;

2200 THB Per night including Breakfast and internet

http://www.davisbangkok.net/

Double Tree by Hilton hotel : approx 3,600-8,000Bt, Only 10 minutes walking to Flowhouse Bangkok.

http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/thailand/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sukhumvit-bangkok-BKKSSDI/index.html

One day hostel : Only 10 walking to Flowhouse within cheap prize, 700m. distance and great facilities. See the link below;

20% off for Dorm ( Breakfast included)

10% of for Ensuite private room ( Breakfast included)

http://www.onedaybkk.com/home.html

http://www.onedaybkk.com/pause_room_type.html

4. The Retro : start from 1200 – 2800 THB per night ( Breakfast is not included)

They provide 26 rooms as following

  • Twin 6 Rooms
  • Superior 8 rooms
  • Deluxe 8 rooms
  • Retro Suite 4 rooms

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It is suggested to take the airport limo, which is get you directly to your destination , price start from 1,050-1,700bt with 4 capacities, See the link below;

http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com/en/115-limousine

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[accordion title=”Event Sponsors” close=”1″]Title Sponsor: Chang Beer
Presenting Sponsors: FlowRider Inc. & Flow House Bangkok

Supporting Sponsors:
Nok Air
RipCurl
SuperDuper Surf
Flowboarders.com
G-Shock
Lub.D
LFF
Tourism Authority of Thailand Bangkok Office[/accordion]

[accordion title=”Other Info ” close=”1″]

Official Event T-Shirts and Competition Jersey’s will be for sale onsite during the event.

FHB providing for competitors. Flowhouse Bangkok providing lunch and dinner for all competitors and officials team for 2 days (14th ,15th Nov) and 10% discount on food and beverage.

Flowhouse Bangkok surrounded by few of shopping mall and supermarket with walking distance.

For anyone who would like to make a travel plan also on this trip I would suggest to have a look at the link below;

http://www.tourismthailand.org/home

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[accordion title=”Event Contacts” close=”1″]

Adam Muller

FLOW Events & Sport Marketing

Adam@FlowRider.com

(619) 241-2516

Jay Bunnag

Partner, FlowHouse Bangkok

Jay@flowhousebangkok.com

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