Event by Virgin Islands Search & Rescue

VIRTUAL Swim & SUP the Sound 2021

VIRTUAL Swim & SUP the Sound 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021
to Sunday, June 6, 2021
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Will you be attending?

Join us VIRTUALLY for our annual fundraiser, Swim & SUP the Sound 2021, on Saturday, June 5th, and Sunday, June 6th, 2021. Sponsored by Carey Olsen and KRyS GlobalThis year's event will be held in person at Leverick Bay, and for those outside the B.V.I, it will be held VIRTUALLY.

"A picture is worth a thousand words," so get your cheer squad together and have some fun capturing the fun.  Winners will be selected for best costume, having the most fun, the most serious, the biggest splash (kids only), and more. Pictures can be sent to us at julie@visar.org, posted to our Facebook page, or #virtualvisar to enter. 

Photo Contest Categories: Best Costume/Fancy Dress | Farthest Away | Having the Most Fun | Most Exhausted | Best Social Distancing | Best Pet Photo | Best Nature Setting | Most VISAR Spirit  | Kids Categories: Biggest Splash, Biggest Smile, and Most Excited 

Is this for fun or a real race?
This is for fun and to support a great cause! For those who submit their proof of completion by emailing screenshots of their GPS watch (Fitbit and Garmin, etc.) or other sports apps, we will compile the results with our in person participants and announce the overall winner on Facebook.
 

Race Categories (can be completed in open water, lakes, rivers, pools, bathtubs, etc.)
Swimming - Assisted or Non-Assisted

  • .5-mile swim | 1-mile swim| 2-mile swim 
Stand Up Paddle Board:
  • 1-mile SUP | 2-mile SUP 
Kayaking:
  • .5-mile kayak | 1-mile kayak | 2-mile kayak
Race Entry Fee: $25 donation to enter the race or include the commemorative 2021 Long Sleeve Tech Race Shirt for an additional cost of...
USA: $60.00 | International (outside the BVI and USA): $80.00

PRIZES:  Due to shipping expenses Virtual Winner and Photo Contest Winner will not be receiving prizes this year. However, the winners will be announced on Facebook and our website and featured in next year's promotional event material. 

COVID-19: VISAR takes the worldwide pandemic very seriously, and we ask that all participants adhere to the social distancing guidelines set forth by their government. 

Here is how this works...
1. Choose to swim, SUP, or kayak
2. Choose the distance
3. Decide if you want to donate $25 or purchase the official long sleeve tech shirt
4. During the course of the virtual race weekend, find some water and go!
5. Take lots of pictures and tag VISAR using #virtualvisar 
6. If racing, send us a screenshot of your GPS tracking device (julie@visar.org)
7. If not racing, wait and see if your photo won a prize!

Event hosted by

Virgin Islands Search & Rescue
Road Reef Marina, PO Box 3042
Road Town, VI, VG1110
VISAR ADMIN
info@VISAR.org

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