In the past year, many lives have been affected. While people are less physical and mentally healthy due to limited social interaction and physical exercise, at the same time, the pandemic has also brought a huge impact to the economy. The unemployment rate has continued to rise, causing unemployment and hunger programs at the grassroots levels.
In response to the urgent need, this year’s "Food Salvager-Urban Adventure Challenge 2021", organized by social enterprise FOODSPORT, will be going VIRTUAL in April 2021, allowing the participants to participate the event and exercise for hunger at any time and day within the set period, to donate calories and raise food for our beneficiary "Hong Kong Dog Rescue" and "Foodlink Foundation", providing food assistance to the people and shelter animals in need.
Beside the calorie donation, the proceeds of the event, after deduction of the event operating costs, will go to "FOODSPORT Community Sport" & "Food Assistance" programs, enables FOODSPORT to sustain and expand our community calorie drive programs in Hong Kong. Please see attachment for more details.
Food Salvager Urban Adventure Challenge is a score orienteering event based in an urban area. By using the "UAC Mobile Application", participants may turn orienteering into a game as you explore around the city to find virtual Checkpoints and complete Missions to score points. The score of each Checkpoint and Mission varies depending on it's accessibility and difficulty. Those who achieve the required score within the limited game time will be awarded a Finisher Gift.
The theme of this year’s event is "Galaxy". A group of “Paws-tronaut” from the “Paws-Galaxy” has traveled to Earth, to search for a rare energy source called “The Foodseract”. According to the ancient data, the Foodseract contains an unlimited energy source that could power up the food production machines to solve the food shortage problem and save the Paws-tonaut’s home.
According to the report, the Foodseract is hidden somewhere in Stanley. The Paws-tronauts are now urge for the help from the Hong Kongers to join the searching party, within the set time, use the “UAC Mobile APP” to search for the CheckPoints to collect points and clues, and help the Paws-tronauts to find the Foodseract to address hunger once and for all.
FINISHER GIFT & ADDITIONAL CHALLENGE AWARD
More Flexibility with Virtual Urban Adventure
While maintaining social distancing, even if you cannot participate in a physical event, but you can take this virtual experience to push yourself to be more active to exercise for health and hunger, and to explore the streets community.
50 CP / Missions Available for your to explore
Orienteering is a physical and metal activity. Participants can develop their critical thinking, teamwork and communication skills from the event to discover heir inner-potential.
A New Urban Adventure Experience
The "UAC Mobile APP" 2.0 is released, offering an unique urban adventure experience to all participants in this event. All Individuals and team captains are required to use a smart phone that has already downloaded the Mobile App for the use of Checkpoint check-in to collect scores and start and end the race.
HOW TO PLAY
Date & Time：
29th March 2021 (12:00am HKT) - 11th April 2021 (11:59pm HKT)
Event Area :
Stanley (Starting from Stanley Plaza)
Virtual Score Orienteering Event
(Those who achieve the required score will be awarded a Finisher Gift)
Category & Fees :
Participant's age is as at the event day (11th April 2021).
Race quotas are limited on a first come first served basis. FOODSPORT may stop accepting application before deadline without prior notice if the categories are full.
Those who achieve 500 points or more within the limited time will be awarded a Finisher Medal.
1,000pax (First come, first served)
22nd January 2021, 1200 noon –15th March 2021, 1200 noon
Event Day ：
29th March 2021 (12:00am HKT) - 11th April 2021 (11:59pm HKT)
To be announced
Finisher Gift Delivery Date：
Post on or before 30th April 2021 to the registered addresses as estimated
Please read the TERMS & CONDITIONS and collect the following information from you and your team members before registration.
English Full Name, HKID/passport No., Contact No., Gender, Date of Birth, Email, Postal Address and Weight (For calorie calculation use) etc.
- Each team must assign a team leader for event enrollment and communication.
- Each team must provide a Chinese or English team name (Foul language, indecent or offensive
content will not be accepted)
English Full Name, HKID/passport No., Contact No., Gender, Date of Birth, Email, Postal Address and Weight (For calorie calculation use) etc.
Please prepare credit card information (Accept MASTER and VISA ONLY) for payment
Once the enrollment is completed, participants will receive a "Confirmation Email" to verify the registration immediately. Please check the registered info carefully. For any necessary update, please contact FOODSPORT immediately. Please email us if participant do not receive any confirmation email 2 weeks after the enrollment forms are submitted.
Remarks: Each participant can only participate in one race category. If there is any repeat, all application form will be void.
Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR) was first set up as a Society in 2003 and gained full charity (non-profit) status in March 2005, registered charity S88#91/7544. It is run by founder, Sally Andersen, a handful of staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers. What started as a one-person mission is now one of Hong Kong's most active and successful dog rescue and re-homing organisations, with the specific purpose of saving dogs and puppies from the Hong Kong Government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) Animal Management Centres.
The organisation has cared for and re-homed more than 9,500 dogs while being largely funded by private donations, sales of HKDR merchandises and fundraising events. HKDR is proud to be a No Kill Organisation, meaning that no dog under its care will be euthanised for any reason other than when it is the only humane option.
HKDR’s 3R missions:
In the also our belief that education is one of the best ways to improve the likelihood of responsible, lifelong, dog ownership, and as such HKDR is actively expanding its community outreach programmes. HKDR volunteers work with schools and other groups to introduce the basics of dog behaviour and training as well as running monthly "Positive Partners" dog-human training courses.
Make Donations :
Founded in 2001 and registered in 2009, Foodlink Foundation is a registered Hong Kong charity dedicated to fighting hunger, building self-sufficiency, and fostering nutritional wellness among those in need, while simultaneously reducing food wastage in hotels and F&B outlets in Hong Kong.
The vision at Foodlink Foundation is to ensure that every person in need has access to a hot, healthy meal. We collect safe-to-eat surplus food from F&B outlets all over the city and deliver to those in need. The role of Foodlink is to connect the supply to the demand as effectively as possible. The benefits are twofold - while reducing hunger we also reduce the pressure on our city's landfills.
Foodlink provides food to local charities that serve people in our community who are vulnerable to hunger. These include children, the elderly, low-income families, asylum seekers, and the homeless, among others.
117 Food Donors
110 Beneficiary Organization
13 tonnes of food saved per week
31,000 meals served per week
Make Donations : www.foodlinkfoundation.org/support
FOODSPORT is a self-sustaining Social Innovation Social Enterprise of Symbol of Alliance. By combining FOOD with SPORT, FOODSPORT aims to encourage the community to participate in sports programs which, at the same time, raise food for the needed ones to develop a healthy and sustainable society.
FOODSPORT assemble the energy spent in FOODSPORT events and programmes, where licensed dietitian will calculate the total calories burnt from participants and convert it into the equivalent amount of calories worth of food for donation to local charities and under-privileged groups in Hong Kong.
EXERCISE FOR HUNGER, BE A CALORIE DONOR~
FOODSPORT organizes regular Community Sports events and activities for public to join, to create a platform to encourage the public build a healthy live style, at the same time, creating a sustainable calories (food) drive program to address hunger and social issues through sports and volunteer services.
If you are interested to learn more or join our upcoming community sport activities, please visit our Facebook Page and stay tuned with our actions!
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Why is the company called FOODSPORT?
FOODSPORT is a Social Enterprise that combines FOOD with SPORT. FOODSPORT aims to encourage the community to participate in sports which, at the same time, raise food for the needed ones to develop a healthy and sustainable society.
Is FOODSPORT a Hong Kong registered charitable organization?
No. FOODSPORT is a self sustain social innovation project of a Social Enterprise called "Symbol Of Alliance". We insist in operating the organization as a Company Limited registry (non-charitable organization under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance) , to fulfill the responsibility of operating a business oriented social enterprise, sustaining and develop out business and at the same time, serving the community. All of our beneficiaries are charitable organizations under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance, to ensure the food and financial donations are for charity purpose.
Why the event name is called Food Salvager - Urban Adventure Challenge 2021?
The event name was chosen to deliver the true meaning and the purpose of the event, which is to address hunger and raise public awareness on food waste through sport. In addition, we would like to create an unforgettable city hunt experience for all participants, families and friends, taking this opportunity to create more synergy among the government bodies, corporate and social organizations, joint hands to celebrate and promote healthy living through sport.
What is the different in between Food Salvager Urban Adventure Challenge 2021 than the other charitable city hunt / orienteering events?
Food Salvager - Urban Adventure Challenge 2021 is the first and the only "Calorie drive" city hunt competition organize by FOODSPORT in Hong Kong (We raise calories, not funds). Every participants will have the chance to make a difference to our community by donating their burnt calories to the people with needs in Hong Kong, making every drop of sweat is for a good caused.
Where will the proceeds from the event goes to?
The proceeds from the event, after deduction of the event operating costs and the cost of food purchasing for donation, all will go to FOODSPORT’s “Food Assistance” and "Community Sport Development" programs, enables FOODSPORT to continue to sustain and expand our meaningful work in prompting healthy living and address poverty and hunger in Hong Kong.
Our charity partner also welcomes additional public donations to support their community programs, benefit more people with needs in Hong Kong.
Why FOODSPORT raises "Calories" and not "Funds"?
We believe doing good and positive things are beyond the value of money. We are creating a new concept of charity and volunteering work by engaging the public to do sport for the good of our community. Where every drop of sweat and energy that you burnt will be converted into a nutrition meal / food for a person in need, to address hunger in Hong Kong.
How to calculate and convert calories into food?
FOODSPORT Nutrition Adviser will calculate each and every participant's calories loss according to the personal data provided at the enrollment (such as gender, date of birth and weight), and exercise intensity and duration of the event. We will gather all burnt calories and convert them the equivalent amount of calories worth of food for donation to the under-privileged groups in Hong Kong.
FOODSPORT Nutrition Adviser will select the most suitable and needed food for donations to our beneficiaries.
Where does the donated food comes from?
The donated food are sponsored by corporate sponsorship and individuals (Registration fees). FOODSPORT will be donating the the exact amount (or more) of food, equivalent to the amount of burnt calories, to our beneficiary at the post event food donation volunteer event.
When and how the raised food be delivered to the beneficiary?
FOODSPORT will be organizing a food donation volunteer event in End of April 2021, to deliver all raised food from "Food Salvager - Urban Adventure Challenge 2021" directly to our beneficiary. If you are interested in joining the event and help us to deliver the food, you are very welcome to register at our website. Please stay tuned for more information of the event and registration.
ENROLLMENT & ACCEPTANCE
How do I know if I am successfully enrolled?
A confirmation email will be send to your registered email address upon your completion of the online registration for verification.
What should I do if I have not receive any confirmation email from the organizer?
The email may be marked as spam, please check your spam or junk mail box. Please contact FOODSPORT direclty if you cannot find the email.
Can I change the category or team members after my registration?
All entry fee and additional donations are not refundable. No return, cancellation or transfer for all enrollments, including late and duplicate enrollments.
Are the registration fees tax-deductible?
This is not a fund raising event, therefore, all registration fees is NOT tax-deductible. The proceeds of the event, after deduction of the event operating costs and the cost of food purchasing for donation, will goes to FOODSPORT's "Food Assistance" and "Community Sport Development" programmes, enables FOODSPORT to continue to sustain and expand our community sports development in Hong Kong.
Does the registration fee cover the Finisher Gift postal?
The registration fee only covers local postage so that no additional delivery fee will be charged for local participants.
Why do I need to provide my weight and other personal information at registration?
FOODSPORT will calculate the calories burnt for conversion into food units for donation based on your personal data (weight, gender, age), exercise intensity and duration.
In compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, FOODSPORT is committed to safeguard web users' personal information in respect of its collection, use, retention, security, transfer and access. Personal data should be collected by lawful and fair means and can only be used for lawful purposes directly related to the charity functions and other activities of FOODSPORT. All reasonably practicable steps shall be taken to ensure that personal data collected and retained are accurate and protected against unauthorized or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use. No personal data shall be disclosed to other organizations or individuals without prior consent of the web users. Only authorized staff of FOODSPORT, who are well trained in proper handling of personal information, are permitted to access such information.
You have the right to request access to and correction of your personal data or unsubscribe from our future promotion use, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should the event is forced to cancel, will the registration fees be refunded?
The Organizer reserves the right to postpone, cancel or cut short the event if any of the following situation occurs:
a) Adverse weather conditions
b) All Hong Kong SAR government policies caused by the COVID-19
c) Force majeure i.e. due to occurrence of incidents that are beyond the control of the organizer and which renders it
impossible, unsafe or impractical to hold the event. A force majeure event shall include, but is not limited to, act of
God, war, hostilities, invasion, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, riot, commotion, strikes, go-slows, lock outs or
disorder, outbreak of disease, acts or threats of terrorism.
Any temporary changes or cancellations related to the competition/event will be subject to the announcement on the event website. The Organizer reserves the right to make temporary changes or cancellations to related events.
Please visit Terms & Conditions for more details
Do I have to start / participant the event within the set period?
Participants MUST start and complete the event within the set period (29th March, 2021 (12:00am HKT) to 11th April, 2021 (11:59pm HKT)). Any delay will be recognized and viewed as "Did Not Finish".
Do I need to complete the event at once?
Yes, all participants MUST start and complete the event IN ONE GO on or before 11th April 2021 (11:59pm HKT). Those who achieve the required score will be awarded a Finisher Gift.
What should I bring for the event?
Participants / team captain are required to use a smartphone with the “UAC Mobile APP” installed prior to the event to start the event. Maps and tips will be shown on the “UAC Mobile APP” to all participants to plan your own routes within time limit and collect points.
Spare battery for your smart phone.
Bring your own water bottle for drink to reduce plastic consumption.
Bring some cash and Octopus.
Please take precautions about the weather conditions on race day, such as using sunscreen or wearing suitable clothing.
When will the UAC Mobile Application be available to download?
The ‘UAC Mobile App' will be available for download by mid-March. Participants will be required to download in in advance and track your scores and redeem your finisher gift within the event period. The Organizer will keep all participants posted for more updates through email in March.
To avoid system errors and fair play during the event, ONLY ONE participant can log in and use the "UAC Mobile APP". Multiply log ins may interfere the system operation.
How to start and end the event?
During 29th March 2021 (12:00am HKT) to 11th April 2021 (11:59pm HKT), participants may start the event at the designated starting point (Stanley plaza) and scan the “starting QR code” to activate the “UAC Mobile APP” to play and start collecting points.
The event time limit will be set for 3 hours; the "UAC Mobile APP" will cut off and ends the event automatically. Points will not be counted / recorded beyond the time limit. Participants do not need to return to the starting point to end the event.
For team races, is it necessary to Punch In at the checkpoints with all team members?
City hunt is a team game, participants are encouraged to participant the event and face the challenges together during the event.
Is there any specific dress code for the event?
No, but participants are advised to be dressed in a simple, lightweight sportswear. Corporate teams are encouraged to dress up in team uniforms to enhance the team morale.
When will the map be distributed to the participants / teams?
When the participants has scanned the "Starting QR Code" to activate the "UAC Mobile APP", the event map will be displayed on the phone screen.
How to obtain hints for the location of the Foodseract and win the additional challenge award?
When the participant has reached the required score, hints for the location of the Foodseract will automatically pop up from the "UAC Mobile APP". To win the additional challenge award, the participant is required to punch in at the "Signal Station Checkpoint" and provide the answer of the location of the Foodseract correctly within the 3 hours limit.
Any luggage storage available at the event venue?
NO luggage storage service will be provided on event day. Participants may consider to use the lockers available at Stanley Plaza for storage of your belonging.
Do I need to keep my face masks on during the event?
Participants should be aware of social distancing restrictions. Participants are advised to keep face masks on to keep social distance during the event, to protect yourself and the others.
Could I/we travel around in any transportation during the race?
Participants / teams may travel around the area in any forms of transpiration and tools to different checkpoints to collect scores and complete challenges. Participants must pay attention to road condition and follow the instructions of traffic lights and laws during the event.
How and when can I redeem the Finisher Gift(s)?
Participants must complete the event and achieve the required score within the time limit (3 hours) to be awarded the Finisher Gift. To win the additional challenge award, the participant is required to punch in at the "Signal Station Checkpoint" and provide the answer of the location of the Foodseract correctly within the time limit.
All gift(s) will be posted to your registered post address on or before 30th April 2021.
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Symbol Of Alliance Limited (FOODSPORT)
Tel：(852) 5243 0520 / (852) 3611 0334
Address：Rm U, 8/F., Phase 1, Kwun Tong Ind. Ctr, 472-484 Kwun Tong Rd,
Kwun Tong, Kln, H.K
Opening Hours︰0930 - 1800, Mon - Fri (Except public holiday)