2016 English National Surfing Championships Announces Quiksilver & Roxy As Associate Sponsors
The 2016 English National Surfing Championships hit the headlines recently after becoming the first National surfing contest to announce gender equal prize purse. The English Surfing Federation has announced Roxy and Quiksilver as their Associate Sponsor for the 2016 English National Surfing Championships.
Press Release: This year’s event is the selection competition for the English Junior Surf Team. This team will then represent at the European Junior Championships which is going to be held in Morocco in December 2016.
The English Surfing Federation will be awarding the English National titles to 16 Categories, ranging from the Under 12’s to Veterans (45+) and includes both short board and longboard disciplines.
“I am delighted that the English Surfing Federation along with Quiksilver and Roxy are working together to deliver one of the most established National Championships.” says Andy Sturt, ESF Chairman.
Men’s Open category will be sponsored by Quiksilver and the Women’s by Roxy. These global brands are well known by surfers and the general public alike for their extensive range of surf equipment and clothing across the action sports and lifestyle market. They are happy to support a National event where equal importance and value of both genders in surfing is apparent.
“Quiksilver and Roxy are stoked to be part of the competition and to be able to support English surfing.” says Edd Martin at QS/Roxy.
The competition is being hosted with kind permission and support of Watergate Bay Hotel and the Extreme Academy over the May Day bank holiday 30th April – 2nd May. The ESF is a voluntary organisation that organises the event, one of the longest and most established National competitions in the Country.