20th Annual Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic
- September 5, 2018
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Local surf club, Sisters of the Sea (SOS)
, announce the Eidon Surf Presents the 20th Annual Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic
on Saturday, September 15, 2018
on the south side of the Jacksonville Beach Pier.
The all female surf contest begins at 8:00 AM.
Registration is $40 per division
pre-registration and $60 per division at the beach, if slots available. Divisions include novice or advanced: Shortboard and Longboard, Stand Up Paddle, Tandem and for fun, a “Twisted Sister” heat for the guys who are willing to dress as surf sisters. Enter online at sistersofthesea.surfsignup.com
. The contest is capped at the first 150 entries
and each participant receives a goodie bag full of great swag. Entry deadline is September 13h
Sisters of the Sea donates
all of the proceeds of their event to ‘Bosom Buddies’ at the Women’s Center of Jacksonville.
This group provides education to women at high risk for breast cancer and support for women and families affected by breast cancer. SOS has donated over $100,000
to ‘Bosom Buddies’ in the past 19 years
, including a donation of $10,000 in 2015 & 2016. “We are proud to have been able to use the Surf Classic as a way to give back to our community, elevate women’s surfing, create lasting friendships and have fun. I am looking forward to the next twenty years as there is so much more we can do for our community and surf sisters.” Spoken by founding member and new President, Samantha Ryan. The mission of Sisters of the Sea is striving towards friendship, wave knowledge and beach improvement.
Eidon Surf is this year’s title sponsor. Since its launch, Eidon’s mission has been to create quality products that women feel confident about and rely on. We strive to create a community of likeminded individuals who share our love for the water, have an inexhaustible desire to travel, and are always willing to push themselves out of their comfort zone and try something new. We are inspired by and want to inspire women to always embrace life to the fullest. Live, Travel, Surf; these are the words that define us.
During the contest, there will also be a huge fundraising raffle with items like surfboards, skateboards, and gift certificates from many local businesses! Best part, you do not have to be present to win.
Major sponsors are: Natural Life, Void Magazine, AquaEast, Swell Wind Tide, Rainbow Shades FL, Savage Surfboards, Women’s Surf Style Magazine, Hobbie Polarized, Lightspeed Outdoors, Jax Surf and Paddle, Obi Institute, PhDradio.com, Tim Chew and many more. Check out our other generous sponsors at www.sistersofthesea.org
or our Facebook page and Instagram pages- /Sistersofthesea.
For more information please contact Linda, VP of Media Relations at Lindabev@theworkingwarrior.com
or visit our website at www.Sistersofthesea.org