Billabong Junior World Championships – Event Info

BILLABONG JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FACT SHEET

WHAT: The Billabong Junior World Championships 2000, a one-off Associationof Surfing Professionals (ASP) 2000 Junior World Tour event that determinesthe annual Billabong Junior World Champion on the World Championship Tour(WCT).

WHEN: A 10-day waiting period from October 31 to November 10, 2000.

WHERE: Makaha on the West Side of Oahu Island, Hawaii.

WHO: The hottest junior surfers in the world. In order for surfers tocompete in this series, they must be 19 years old or younger as of 31stDecember 1999. They cannot turn 21 during the 2000 tour year.

ENTRY: 48 contestants will compete in the two-day event. Selection isdetermined by the top six-rated competitors from each of the seven ASPRegional Tours, plus six wildcard invitees. The seven ASP regions areAustralasia, South America, Hawaii, Africa, Asia, North America and Europe.

WILDCARD INVITEES: Joel Parkinson (Australian, defending Junior WorldChampion), Tiago Pires (Portuguese trials winner), Dustin Cuizon (Hawaiian,1999 Junior World Championships finalist), Craig Wilson (Highest placedHawaiian trialist from Makaha), and two Makaha local surfers advancing froma pre-contest trials heat.

FORMAT: The competition format will be 48 contestants entered, and will berun to standard ASP 2000 Junior WCT event rules.

JUDGING: The ASP 2000 judging criteria will be used by four ASP WCT ratedjudges using the ASP computer scoring system.

PRIZE-MONEY: The one-off World Championship event has prize money ofUS$45,000.

ENTRY LIST FOR THE JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPS

SOUTH AFRICA
1. David Weare
2. Peter Nicholson
3. Brad Mommsen
4. Robbie Schofield
5. Stanley Badger
6. Craig Parsons 20

AUSTRALIA
1. Mitchell Ross
2. Paul Evans
3. Matt Thompson
4. Kirk Flintoff
5. James Noble
6. Jock Barnes
Wildcard Joel Parkinson

USA
1.Timmy Reyes
2. Mike Losness
3. Gabe Kling
4. Micah Byrne
5. Hamish Campbell
6. Brian Conley

HAWAII
1 Fred Patacchia
2 Joel Centeio
3 Kekoa Bacalso
4 Cheyne Magusson
5 Jason Shibata
6 Jamie O’Brien
Wildcard Craig Wilson

BRAZIL
1. Marcio Farney
2. Daniel Hardman
3. Renato Galvão
4. Bruno Santos
5. Pedro Henrique
6. Diego Rosa

EUROPE
1. Kepa Acero – Spn
2. Jean-Jacques Billard – Fra
3. Pablo Gutierrez – Spn
4. Tim Boal – Fra
5. Nathan Phillips – GB
6. Alan Stokes – GB

JAPAN
1.Hironori Ichiraku
2. Keisuke Imada
3. Tetta Mori
4. Hideyoshi Tanaka
5. Masato Watanabe
6. Zen Yoshifuku

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