The Maui Jim Ocean Shootout presented by Maui Jim Sunglasses is a unique two-day ocean event comprised of 10 individual sprint races and 2 co-ed relay races in multi-disciplined events. Sprint races (~5 min each) will take place in the waters of Ka'anapali Beach fronting the Ka'anapali Beach Hotel.
Participants will test their skills and challenge others in a series of individual races accumulating points over the two-days in their respective divisions. This year will again include the Team division and medley relays. Each competitor's individual accrued points over the weekend can also be applied toward their Team points that will be tracked throughout the competition. Top three teams will earn prizes and an Overall Waterman and Water woman will be crowned after the Waterman Challenge finale race.
All race registrations include free kids race entry. Contact us for details. Email: email@example.com
All Jr. Division races are FREE and equipment is provided.
NOTE: JRS DIVISION ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RACE OPEN AND ARE NOT QUALIFIED FOR PRIZE MONEY.
All event proceeds will be donated to local charities: Hale Makua Health Services, Imua Family Services, Women Helping Women, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, and the Maui County Junior Lifeguard Program.
Photo Credit: Ka'anapali Beach Resort Association
June 3, 2017
June 4, 2017
June 3 AND 4, 2017
June 3, 2017
June 4, 2017
June 3 AND 4, 2017
COURSE DISTANCES (Approximate and subject to change)
Ski (800m) (~2500 ft) (~0.5 mile)
SUP/PB (500m) (~1600 ft) (~0.3 mile)
Swim (200m) (~650 ft) (~0.12 mile)
Run (50m) (~160 ft)
Day One Morning: (Open and Age Group Heats)*
Swim Race (Heats)
Surf-Ski Race (Heats)
SUP Race (Heats)
OC-1 Race (Heats)
Paddleboard Race (Heats)
Day One Afternoon: (Finals)
FIRST TO FINISH Five Person Co-ed (1 female) Medley Relay consisting of all 5 disciplines.
*Option to combine age group heats based on turnout in each event.- Points will still be accumulated for your respective division.
Day Two Morning: (Open and Age Group Heats)
Paddleboard-Swim-SurfSki (Heats) (American Ironman)
SUP-Swim-OC-1 (Heats) (Hawaiian Ironman)
Waterman Challenge (Heats) (Run, Swim, SUP, Paddleboard, OC-1, SurfSki)
Day Two Afternoon: (Finals)
Paddleboard-Swim-Surfski Finals (American Ironman Finals)
SUP-Swim-OC-1 Finals (Hawaiian Ironman Finals)
Open Waterman Challenge Final Women/Men
Maui Jim Relay Team Medley (5-person)
The final order of each discipline for the Waterman Challenge and relay will be decided on the day of the event based on conditions.
Juniors: Under 18 years
Open: Ages 18-29
Anyone can race Open, but Men 18-29 years are ONLY eligible for the Open division.
*Open division is optional to women who will race against men for open points and purse.
Men Age Groups:
Women Age Groups:
39 years and under
40 years and over
1st - 25 Pts.
2nd - 21 Pts.
3rd - 20 Pts.
4th - 18 Pts.
5th - 16 Pts.
6th - 15 Pts.
7th - 13 Pts.
8th - 12 Pts.
9th - 10 Pts.
10th - 9 Pts.
11th - 8 Pts.
12th - 7 Pts.
13th - 6 Pts.
14th - 5 Pts.
15th - 4 Pts.
16th - 3 Pts.
17th - 2 Pts.
18th - 1 Pt.
1st - 20 Pts.
2nd - 16 Pts.
3rd - 15 Pts.
4th - 13 Pts.
5th - 12 Pts.
6th - 10 Pts.
7th - 9 Pts.
8th - 7 Pts.
9th - 6 Pts.
10th - 5 Pts.
11th - 4 Pts.
12th - 2 Pts.
* A competitor may participate in the Open Division and their respective Age Group as well.
* Points will accumulate independently in each division.
* Women are invited to race in the Open division (Men and Women race against each other).
* Overall Waterman Division is based off OPEN Division points ONLY.
The Maui Jim Ocean Shootout will offer participants a chance to race with fellow competitors as competition teams. How it works:
Team “X” will consist of 5 members:
Team relays will be the final events on both days and will be for team points. How it works.
First-To-Finish Relay (Day One)
Day one, First to Finish: Teams will choose the order of the five disciplines for their five team members and strategize who will do what discipline in whatever order the team chooses. Teams will earn team points based on their overall finish.
Maui Jim Medley Relay (Day Two).
Teams will once again strategize amongst themselves for the five disciplines but the order of disciplines will be predetermined by MJOS Staff and announced to the teams prior to the race. Team points will be awarded and this will be the finale race for the Maui Jim Ocean Shootout.
ALL EQUIPMENT FOR THE MAUI JIM OCEAN SHOOTOUT WILL BE PROVIDED BY MAUI JIM FOR THE COMPETITORS.
IT WILL BE MANDATORY FOR COMPETITORS TO COMPETE ON THE EQUIPMENT PROVIDED.
No personal equipment is allowed.
Please bring you own paddles and accessories.
As always, competitors are asked to bring their own paddles and an extra one if available for the shared use of the paddles amongst competitors that may not have.
We ask the participants to exhibit the Aloha Spirit and good sportsmanship personified by sharing the provided equipment and personal paddles with fellow competitors. Your Kokua and cooperation is greatly appreciated.
The Maui Jim Ocean Shootout is providing similar/equal equipment (Surf-Ski’s/OC-1’s/SUP/Prone).
PROVIDED EQUIPMENT- Shared, not for exclusive use.
· SUP’s will be limited to stock inflatable 12’6” (Rogue).
· Prone Stock Paddleboards 12′ (Riviera).
· Surfskis (Epic).
· OC-1 (Various)
June 2 4:00 PM HST - Race Check in and Packet Pick up
June 3 8:00 AM HST - Day 1 Start
June 4 8:30 AM HST - Day 2 Start
June 4 6:00 PM HST - Awards Dinner