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About Rip Curl Pro … formerly known as the Bells Beach Surf Classic, Rip Curl Pro is an ASP World Tour surfing competition held in and around Torquay, Victoria. The event is based at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia. The event winner is awarded the prestigious ‘Bell’ trophy. Rip Curl Pro was the longest–

running surfing competition and the only ASC/ISC Tour event - featuring top international surfers. Rip Curl Pro had set off in other destinations such as Indonesia (Padang-Padang), Macaron (Mentawai) and Portugal.

Terengganu Rip Curl Pro 2012 … first ever 6-star Asian Surfing Championship surfing competition in Malaysia. The Terengganu Rip Curl Pro 2012, which is being sanctioned by Asian Surfing Championship, will become part of the ASC platform for the Malaysian surfers to compete with other Asian Surfers in events around the region. Surfers from all over South-

East Asia are expected to compete in this event that will have 5 division of competition (Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Master’s Open, Body-board Open & Longboard Open) offering a total prize purse of RM36,700 cash, trophies and prizes from RIP CURL. Terengganu Rip Curl Pro 2012, the most anticipated surf event in Malaysia to date.


The Venue Batu Burok Beach or Pantai Batu Burok is one of the popular stretch of beach in Kuala Terengganu where locals go to during the weekends and in the evening. It is located just 1 km away from the city of Kuala Terengganu and is in front of Primula Beach Resort, a 4-Star hotel. This stretch of scenic beach is sandy in nature and casuarina trees grow abundantly along the beach. The Cultural

Venue

Centre is also located here and traditional games, stage performances are on display every Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The performances that you can see include the pencak silat - a form of Malay martial art, kite flying, sepak raga and top spinning. From November to March each year, Batu Burok Beach receive tremendous amount of waves during the monsoon season which make this beach suitable for the surfing contest.

: Batu Burok Beach, Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia) Date : 30th November -2nd December 2012 Contest Time : 8.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. Registration Dateline : All entries must be submitted by 30th November 2012, before 8.30 a.m. at the contest site (Batu Burok Beach)

Day 1 (30th Nov 2012) 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

10:00 1:00 3:00 5:00

a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m.

6:30

p.m.

Registrations Contest Heat start Lunch/Prayers Contest Heat/Beach Games/Rip Curl Expression Sessions Contest Heat/Learn to Surf Clinic/Beach Activities Event End Day 1

Day 2 (1st Dec 2012) 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

10:00 12:00 2:30 4:00 5:00

a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m.

6:00

p.m.

10:00

p.m.

Contest Heat Contest Heat/Games/Beach Activities Lunch/Prayers Contest Heat/Learn to Surf Clinic Rip Curl Pro Surfer Expression Sessions/Contest Heat/Games Contest Heat/Rip Curl Pro Surfers Autograph & Photo sessions Dinner & Cultural Show (by tourism)/Event Video Presentation at Hotel

Day 3 (2nd Dec 2012) 8:00 10:00 1:00 2:30 4:00

a.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m.

- 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contest Heat Contest Heat/Games Lunch/Prayers Contest Heat/Learn to Surf/Games Prize Presentation for Winners & Event Closing

Note: Schedule may change subject to surf and weather conditions and approval from contest director • • • • •

Please note that we have daily Games booth which is at contest site. One of the worlds best shaper - Darren Handley of DHD will be on site. Surf Clinic Coaching by Rip Curl School of Surf - Jonathan Morrison-Deaker. Germany Surfboard Artist - Laura Mannheim will be painting some boards for the lucky ones. Slalom Longboard Race and Photography Contest.


Open Shortboard Division

RM 50.00

Women Shortboard Division

RM 50.00

Master Shortboard Division

RM 50.00

Bodyboard Division

RM 50.00

Longboard Division

RM 50.00

Slalom Race Open

RM 50.00

Note: Fees include 1 contest t-shirt, lunch & gift pack (nonrefundable) All entry fees will be donated to local Terengganu Welfare Home. To register for the surfing contest, drop an email to rcpromal@ ripcurl.com.my. You can pay your registration fee on-site the evening before the contest or on the contest day (30th November 2012) before 7:00 a.m. at Batu Burok Beach.


Longboard Open

Men’s Open Description 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

6,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 12,000

3,500 2,000 1,500 500 7,500

Description 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total

1 Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total st

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

2,500 1,500 1,000 500 5,500

1,800 1,200 500 300 3,800

1 Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total st

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

1,500 1,000 800 500 3,800

1,200 800 500 300 2,800

Body-board Open Description 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total

1,000 500 200 200 1,900

Description 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Total

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

1,000 800 500 500 2,800

500 300 200 200 1,200

Special Award

Master’s Division Description

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

1,500 1,000 800 500 3,800 Slalom Race Open

Women’s Open Description

Cash Prize (RM)

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

1,500 1,000 800 500 3,800

1,200 800 500 300 2,800

Description Best Malaysian Surfer Best Junior Surfer Best Surf Wipeout Best Surf Trick Best Terengganu Surfer Terengganu Achievement Award Best Photo Contest

Total

Cash Prize (RM)

Prizes in kind from RIP CURL (RM)

1,000 500 500 500 500 500

500 200 200 200 200 200

1,500 5,000

700 2,200

Total Cash : RM 36,700 Total Prize Value : RM 22,200


Malaysia Airlines (KLIA Airport) (www.malaysiaairlines.com) Daily Flight Schedule (subject to change) From KLIA to Kuala Terengganu International Airport Depart : Depart : Depart :

7:20 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Arrive : Arrive : Arrive :

8:20 a.m. 9:10 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

From Kuala Terengganu International Airport to KLIA Depart : Depart : Depart :

8:40 a.m. 9:40 a.m. 11:20 a.m.

Arrive : Arrive : Arrive :

9:40 a.m. 10:35 a.m. 12:20 p.m.

Air Asia Airline (Low Cost Carrier Terminal) (www.airasia.com) Daily Flight Schedule (subject to change) From LCCT to Kuala Terengganu International Airport Depart : Depart :

7:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.

Arrive : Arrive :

7:55 a.m. 8:55 p.m.

From LCCT /KLIA Airport Getting there-By Bus

Kuala Terengganu

There are Express coaches departing daily from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Johor Bahru and Penang to Kuala Terengganu. It takes approximately 7 hours to get to Kuala Terengganu from Kuala Lumpur, 9 hours 30 mins from Singapore, 9 hours from Johor Bahru and 9 hours from Penang. There will be 2 stops or more along the journey for light refreshments and toilet visits. There are a few choices of coaches you can choose from to get to Kuala Terengganu in comfort. From the VIP coaches which have 24 to 32 seats in a 2-1 seating arrangement to the 36 to 40 seater coaches in a 2-2 seating arrangement, your comfort is definitely assured. The seats are spacious with plenty of leg room to ensure your comfort during the long journey. Recommended coaches serving the routes to Kuala Terengganu are:

From Kuala Terengganu International Airport to LCCT Depart : Depart :

8:20 a.m. 9:20 p.m.

Arrive : Arrive :

9:15 a.m. 10:15 p.m.

Fireflyz Airline (Subang Airport) (www.fireflyz.com.my) Daily Flight Schedule (subject to change) From Subang Airport to Kuala Terengganu International Airport Depart : Depart :

7:20 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Arrive : Arrive :

8:20 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

From Kuala Terengganu International Airport to Subang Airport Depart : Depart :

8:40 a.m. 11:20 a.m.

Arrive : Arrive :

9:40 a.m. 12:20 p.m.

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Transnational Bus (www.transnational.com.my) Hentian Putra Station, Kuala Lumpur (opposite PWTC) Tel : +(6) 03 - 4043 8984 Opening time : 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

If you are travelling at night, I would highly recommend that you bring a sweater or warm clothing as it can be quite chilly at night. It would also be good if you brought some small soft pillows to help you sleep better during your journey.


Sumai Suite Hotel is located a 5 minute walk from Batu Burok Beach. It offers an outdoor pool and free parking. Accomodation comes with free WiFi and flat screen TVs. The list of rooms available: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Suite Room / Twin Bed Studio Room / Queen-sized Bed Standard Apartment / 2 bedrooms for 4-6 pax per unit Deluxe Apartment / 3 bedrooms for 6-8 pax per unit Superior Apartment / 4 bedrooms for 7-10 pax per unit

around RM 160 per night around RM 260 per night around RM 320 per night around RM 360 per night around RM 370 per night

Kindly view their website for further information, www.sumaisuite.com

Primula Beach Resort, Kuala Terengganu in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia proximity to the sea ensures water sports enthusiasts to enjoy jet skiing, water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing and snorkeling. The tranquil surrounding of Primula Beach Resort, Kuala Terengganu in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia is ideal for relaxation, picnics, swimming and snorkeling. The less active individuals can sunbathe on the sandy white beach and give thanks for nature’s endless beauty. Primula Beach Resort (www.primulahotels.com)


Hawker Square The Hawker Square is on the street parallel to chinatown. So if all that walking has worked up an appetite, then go savour the local favourites at the square. There is a variety of indian, chinese, malay and nonya food here. Plenty of choices from so many stalls and a bowl of noodles may cost you only RM2.50 or a plate of nasi minyak( a favourite east coast rice dish) costs only RM3.00.

Jalan Banggol/Jalan Lorong Haji Jamil There is a stall that opens for business between 5pm and 7pm which sells delicious ‘nasi dagang’, a rice speciality of Terengganu. The rice looks a little like brown rice and is served with a choice of chicken, beef or fish curry and pickled vegetables.

By the side of Hotel Seri Malaysia This shop looks like it has been hastily put together for the night but has indeed been around for a number of years. It sits just by the side of the hotel, in front of a tiny chinese temple facing the riverfront. This chinese restaurant serves up decent noodles, vegetable dishes and nice seafood at reasonable prices. If you’re not sure about the price for seasonal dishes especially seafood varieties, do ask first - ask if they are charging you RM/kilo (metric system) or RM/kati (imperial system) and then you can decide on the amount you want. This place sells cold beer and opens from late evening until midnight or so.

Note: Please note that Kuala Terengganu is an Islamic state, thus alcoholic beverages is not recommended in hotel, public or any restaurants.

The local currency is Ringgit Malaysia, usually abbreviated as Ringgit or RM. Most hotels accept credit card, except for guesthouse & homestay, so its advisable to ensure you have enough Ringgit Malaysia on hand. US Dollars are the easiest to convert. Best to exchange some money first at the airport after you have cleared immigration and picked up your luggage.


Travel light is the best advice. You can travel casually with lightweight cotton shirt and shorts, if possible short-sleeve and sweat absorbed fabric. Bring along a light jacket or sweater and waterproof raincoat too if you plan to go for a trek or mountain climbing. Hat and sunglasses are necessary especially when you head to islands and beaches. Do not forget, always have a bottle of water with you to quench the thirst. If you are to attend any formal occasion that requires a formal dress code but do not have any proper formal costume with you, perhaps a batik shirt or skirt is the most convenience and best choice.

DON’TS •

• • • •

Generally there are no written rules and regulations for the social conduct in Malaysia, but visitors are advised not to offend the local custom.

• •

Here is a list of do’s and don’ts for your reference: • •

DO’S • • • • • • •

Do take off your shoes before entering a religious site or Malaysian house. Do bend you back a little with lowered hand gesturing as if requesting permisson passing by official, elderly or dignitary. Do greet before entering a house. Do drink a lot of fluid to avoid dehydration. Do wait until you are invited during an eating gathering especially in the presence of senior persons. Malaysians generally understand and speak English. Do learn some basic Malay language as it helps a lot when communicating with the locals. Do ask permission when taking photos of locals, religious places or private properties. Do receive and give anything with the right hand while the left hand is holding the right wrist area.

• •

Don’t neck or kiss in public. Shaking hands is acceptable but avoid kissing the hand or cheek. The Muslim ladies normally nod their head, smile and greet as a note of welcome, unless they offer their hand otherwise. Don’t go nude or topless at the beach. Bikini at secluded beaches on the islands are acceptable, but avoid it at any of the public beaches, either on the island or on the mainland. It is also considered impolite to wear shorts to places of worship such as the mosque or temple. Don’t pass in front of anyone offering prayer. Don’t use your left hand to give or receive things, instead use your right hand. Don’t use the forefinger to point at places, objects or people, it is considered an insult and impolite. Use the right thumb resting on a clenched fist or beckon your whole hand instead. Don’t touch the arms of the waitresses or salesmen to catch their attention. Touching between strangers of the opposite sex is frowned upon. Don’t touch one’s head without prior permission. Don’t show the sole of your foot especially in front of elderly or officials. Don’t cross the chopsticks or stick them vertically into the rice bowl when eating in a Chinese way. Don’t gesture your chopsticks. Don’t offer pork and alcoholic drinks to Muslim and beef to Hindus. Don’t talk arrogantly while in the jungle. For example; “I’m not afraid of any animals”, or “No ghost or spirit in this jungle can harm me”. It is prohibited and one shoud pay their highest respect to the creatures in the jungle when entering into their territories. Don’t simply pluck, break, destroy or bring home any marine fishes and corals when diving or snorkeling. It is against the law. Don’t smoke in some public places such as buses, taxis, elevators, cinemas, shopping malls, banks, and air-conditioned restaurants. There are signs that prohibits smoking in all public areas.


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