POSCA British National Surf Championships

Surfing GB are pleased to announce the 2012 POSCA British Nationals in association with Skinners Brewery and Calypso Soft Drinks. The 17th/18th November, Fistral Beach, Newquay, sees the launch of a colourful sponsorship between the POSCA brand and Surfing GB making a splash at the crowning of the British Champions.

Under the newly fledged relationship this year between Surfing GB and UKPSA this is scheduled to be the final contest of the season with the Pro Surf Awards being held on the Sunday evening. The event will see 2 Star UK Pro Tour points up for grabs for the Open and Women’s competitors, with the men looking at a £1000 first place prize purse.

Categories include;

  • Mens Open
  • Womens Open
  • Pro Junior (supported by Marley’s Mellow Moods)
  • U18’s Boys & Girls
  • U16’s Boys & Girls
  • U14’S Boys & Girls
  • U12’s Open
  • Seniors Mens & Womens
  • Masters
  • Veterans

With all divisions competing over the weekend, competitors taking to the water will include up-and coming, current and past British Champions in the highlight of the Surfing Calendar.

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The event is open to all Surfing GB members, for full details, and to join, click here or contact Nick Rees 07711263584

There will be lots going on around the event including POSCA workshops and opportunity to try out their products. With goody bags up for grabs and a great online competition where one lucky Surfing GB member can win a set of POSCA pens and a surfboard decorated by one of the POSCA artists right there at the British Nationals.

Bekki Griffiths, marketing manager for the uniball’s POSCA brand, commented “We are absolutely delighted to become the official sponsor of the British National Surf Championships.  We have a number a great POSCA activities planned for the duration of the championships, and are very much looking forward to engaging with competitors and spectators to demonstrate how almost any surface can be POSCA’D – including surfboards, skate boards, t-shirts, baseball caps and trainers!”

“This relationship with POSCA is something Surfing GB is very keen to flourish and develop as we launch at the British Nationals and move through 2013. With the sport of surfing struggling for support it’s great to see such a prestigious event backed by a fantastic brand and we are very grateful to POSCA for their commitment to crowning the best of British surfing.” – Nigel Semmens

“It’s fantastic to be given the opportunity to showcase British surfing talent in such a format – building on the strength and progress of the achievements over the past year, working together with UKPSA and helping to grow the sport to where it should be. Bringing such a strong brand into a partnership with the organisation is a great success story.” Matt Knight.

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