Team Surf Tournament in Santa Teresa
The Asociacion de Surf de Mal Pais y Santa Teresa will be holding a surf tournament this Saturday, January 29th. The competition will be held at El Carmen beach using a very inclusive format. In fact, it will be a team tournament.
The Tournament Format
The teams will be composed of 5 people each. 1 open, 1 woman, 1 junior, 1 grommet, and 1 master. The mixing of these different categories will be allowing teamwork between surfers with plenty of experience and those who are just starting in competitions.
It is important to explain the categories. Open means any man or woman of any age. Junior is a category between 12 and 18 years old. Grommet is any surfer under 12 years old. Finally, a Master is any surfer that is over 35 years old.
The tournament quota will be 8 teams. The registration fee will be 10$ per person and the price will be 250$ to the winner team, plus other prizes from the sponsors. Even if you are not a surfer, the event will be worthy to watch. So, do not think it twice and show up at Playa El Carmen. Maybe you will have the chance to see the next national champion or a future Olympic medallist, who knows?
Finally, if you want more info about the event you can check this post from the organizers. Also, this is the original flyer of the event with plenty of intel about the same. Click on the image to make it bigger.
The Association is planning more interesting tournaments in the future with very interesting formats. Indeed, this is the best way to encourage rookies to get into contesting, get their skill sharpened. Meanwhile, veterans can share their experiences and help in forging new talents while having fun.