Sandshoes will be entering a team for the 2009 King of the Beach contest, which is scheduled for Saturday, 20 June (alternative, if no waves, Saturday 27 June).
Each club is allowed a team of 12 surfers made up of the following:
- 2x juniors- 20 and under
- 1 x cadet – 16 and under
- 2 x opens
- 2 x o28’s
- 2 x 35’s
- 1 x 40’s
- 1 x 45’s
- 1 x girl/ women
Team Selection to be discussed at Club Comp on 7 June
The contest will involve eight divisions, with points accruing for each team across each heat.
Each heat will be for 20 minutes. The dedicated “Power Surfer” will gain double wave points.
The Top 4 teams at the end of the qualifying heats will go through to the Final (which will comprise a five surfer squad per team made up of four open and one junior, with results based on best two rides out of three per surfer).
Sponsors are Triple Bull – $1,000 cash, and
Quiksilver – product for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each heat in eight divisions.
There will also be a Carve Expression Session – $500 plus gear.
Presentation set for 4pm at El Sol if everything runs smooth.
The Club will pay the entry fee of $250 for the team (with the proviso that if Shoes wins prizemoney, an amount of no more than $250 will be returned to Club coffers).
OUR ROLE ON THE DAY: TO HELP SET-UP THE CONTEST SITE. MEET AT 6.20AM AT THE ALLEY