The dates have been set for the 2017 Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic. TIger’s Milk will be hosting the third annual winter classic surf competition on 9, 10 & 11 of June 2017, at Muizenberg Surfers Corner, home of long boarding!
Entries are officially open for this years Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic taking place this June! Enter online.
Tiger’s Milk Kitchen/ Bar, in Muizenberg, will host the third edition of the popular multi-discipline Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic from 9-11 June 2017. Over 150 Longboarders, Shortboarders and Stand Up Paddlers (SUP) are expected to compete in the unique event, which is presented by Surfing South Africa (SSA) in association with the World Surf League.
World Surf League Longboard speciality event for Men and Women will take place for the second year in a row, at the Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic. With R80,000 total prize money on offer, it makes it one of the premier events on the annual Surfing South Africa calendar. Prizes also include a long board from African surf brand Mami Wata as well as Mami Wata apparel.
While the Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic showcases the skills of many of South Africa’s top Long boarders, Surfers and Stand Up Paddlers, it will also support a SSA Outreach initiative, sponsored by Tiger’s Milk, who will also provide refreshments for the kids.
The programme takes place from 9am to 1pm on Sunday, June 11th, and will involve about 60 young surfers from various community-based outreach programmes. The main objective is to give surfers from disadvantaged communities the opportunity to participate in a surfing contest, and enjoy the day.
The Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic will be run from inside the Tiger’s Milk restaurant, which overlooks the contest arena and from this vantage point officials and spectators will have the best view of the action in the water. Prizegiving will take place on Sunday 11 June, at the restaurant, where the category winners will be announced. A festive environment with live music will end off a weekend in celebration.
Entries for the 2017 Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic are now open and can be completed online on Surfing South Africa website www.surfingsouthafrica.co.za. Follow the Event page:
Come support this local event, and grab a really good burger, ribs or pizza, wash it down with a craft beer.
Issued by Harbour House Group
Lisa Carey, Group Marketing Manager
ABOUT SURFING SOUTH AFRICA The 2016 Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic is presented by Surfing South Africa, the recognised governing body for the sport in South Africa. Surfing South Africa is a member of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and the International Surfing Association (ISA).
ABOUT TIGER’S MILK KITCHEN & BAR Located in the heart of the Cape Town Surf scene, Tiger’s Milk brings both a heightened sense of excitement and delicious food to Surfer’s Corner in Muizenberg. Serving generous portions of all your favourite food with a panoramic view of the bay is a hard combination to beat. Through the expansion of the brand to six stores, Tiger’s Milk has held on to the ethos that their customers have fallen in love with: mouth-watering food enjoyed in a festive environment. It is Tiger’s Milk’s love for surfing led them to host the Tiger’s Milk Surf Classic in 2015, the Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic in 2016 and now the third edition of the event in 2017. Their aim in sponsoring this surf contest is simple; to promote surfing as a sport in South Africa and provide accessibility to emerging surfers. www.tigersmilk.co.za
ABOUT MAMI WATA Mami Wata is a global African surf brand based out of Cape Town. Launched in 2016 they design and produce premium surf apparel, surfboards and accessories. High quality and long lasting products are designed to survive your African surf adventures and manufactured ethically in Africa. Available globally online and in select surf stores in South Africa. “Mami Wata” is West African pidgin literally meaning ‘Mama Water’ or ‘Mother Ocean’. Mami Wata is the African water spirit who appears in the shape of a mermaid. It is said that those who she takes for her lovers, return with a new spirit and become more successful and good looking. Come with us. www.mamiwata.surf