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Saturday May 6th 2017, Main Beach, Merimbula, NSW
The Merimbula Sailboard Club presents
the 31st annual Malibu surfing contest
Merimbula Sailboard Club will be holding their 31st annual Malibu surfing competition on Saturday 6th May at Main beach Merimbula.
This fun 1day event attracts Malibu surfers from up and down the coast, Sydney to Victoria, plus a host of keen local surfers of all ages.
It is also a great day for spectators to see Malibu surfing by some of the best surfers on the coast, competing for honours against some of Sydney and Victoria’s exponents of the long board.
Awards go to a variety of categories including women, grommets, juniors, men, masters, veterans and grey grommets.
In addition, a nine foot and over single fin category has been added to this year’s event.
Entry costs $70 ($60 juniors and grommets under 18) and includes a T shirt, BBQ all day, prizes and trophies.
The event format is a double elimination with surfers getting to surf at least twice before elimination.
Trophies are awarded to all 6 finalists, plus highest placed competitor in each division and the winner of the 9 foot and over single fin category .
Competitors meet at 7am at Main beach Merimbula where the venue is decided according to conditions. If the event is moved to another location notices will be posted at Main Beach.
A new Bushrat Malibu surfboard is up for grabs along with a host of prizes from Merimbula Surf shop, Grey Grommets surf wear, Pambula Wholefoods, Viccolo’s, Woodbine Park, Hazelgrove oysters, Ocean and Earth, Roxy and Quiksilver .
The sign on and draw will this year be held in Pambula’s Bottom Pub, the Royal Willows, from 5:30pm on Friday 5th May.
Entry forms for the event are available to download here
or at Merimbula Surf Shop
or via email to John Smythe
or by calling contest co-ordinator John Smythe on 0407260015.
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2017 Merimbula Classic
This year will be the 37th annual Merimbula Classic.
This 4 day event is a celebration of water sports.. kite surfing, wave sailing and SUP (stand up paddling)
The event will be held from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th November 2017.
More details will be announced over the next few months.
Sponsorship is warmly received.
For details of the event or sponsorship arangements please email the Contest director John Smythe.