Get ready for the Kumba West Coast Classic 2011

posted on 11th March 2011

SABA 5A rated event
Hosted by Boland Bodyboarding and Reef South Africa.

A perfect left and right reef break on a deserted coast is something all body boarders dream of surfing. At last year's West Coast Classic the waves were nothing short of perfection for an event on its debut on the SABA calendar and I'll put my neck out and say this year's event should be even better!

Kumba Iron Ore has once again come to the party and pushed up the total prize money to bring a 5A rated SABA event back to the circuit, making this event one of, if not the biggest event on the annual circuit.

Kumba Iron Ore Limited is a leading value-adding supplier of the highest quality iron ore to the global steel industry. Kumba is a member of the Anglo American plc group. Kumba engages with surrounding business partners like Boland Bodyboarding to promote sports and recreation, health and wellness with the aim of promoting positive, mutually beneficial outcomes in the areas where it operates.

REEF South Africa, once again will be the main product sponsor making sure this event is enriched with brands like Science, Viper Fins and many others. The familiar Coke Cola truck will be providing us with lots of entertainment again and also bringing out the DJ in all of you.

The WCC will be held a lot earlier this year than the previous year due to conditions better suiting the West Coast of South Africa. Dates for the event will be the 8th-10th April 2011, but the event has a day extra incase a window period is needed. The same area of the coast will be utilised from Lamberts Bay and just south.

Last year's Pro division and World Tour competitor Mark McCarthy will not be able to attend to defend his title so this year's Pro division title is up for grabs.

A development Clinic will be held again this year and to all of those who attended last years event will know what it means to the local kids in the area to have a chance to have fun and enjoy the ocean and the waves like we do.

Once again Eureka Accommodation is kindly running a special for us at R100 per person per night. You can choose from units of 2, 4, 6 or 8 sleepers. Please make sure you fill a unit where possible before making a booking. You need to book fast as it is over school holidays. Go to and speak to Edith or Tel : +27 027 432-1211 Fax : +27 027 432-2627 or Email: This accommodation is on the beach, so get calling!

Get your entries in now to compete in some of the best waves the west coast has to offer.

Event Info

Dates: 7 April - 10 April 2011.
Briefing: Evening of 7 April at 19:00 - location TBA
Event kicks off on 8 April and hopefully finishes on 9 April

Location: Lambertsbay, South Africa

Development clinic: Afternoon of 9 April.

Prize giving: Evening of 9 April followed by prize giving party with eats and drinks on sale - location TBA

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Main Sponsor: Kumba Iron Ore

Product Sponsors: Reef South Africa, Science bodyboards, Ocean & Earth, Viper Fins, Gyroll leashes, Matunas eco-wax and Stomp wax, Coca Cola, Powerade, BONAQUA, Glider Sunglasses.

Other Sponsors: Eureka Holiday Accommodation, OK Sentra, Cederburg Municipality



28th March 2011 20:08
Just busy finalising the cash prizes for the event and I must say it looks very exciting indeed.... !
24th March 2011 11:16
7 April 2011 (Evening, starting at 19:00): -->> West Coast Classic Contest Briefing from Coke Truck in front of Eureka accommodation
8 April 2011 (Morning, starting at 07:30 - 17:30): -->> Contest - Day 1
9 April 2011 (Morning, starting at 07:30 - 14:00): -->> Contest - Day 2 / Finals
9 April 2011 (Afternoon, starting at 15:00 - 17:30): -->> Development Programme, Billa's House / Yo Yo's
9 April 2011 (Evening, starting at 19:00 - 20:00): -->> Prize Giving, venue to be announced
9 April 2011 (Evening, starting at 20:00 - 23:00): -->> WCC after party, venue to be announced
10 April 2011 (Open / Reserved)
SmTSean Tickner
23rd March 2011 17:07
When is the actual contest starting? On the 7th or 8th April?

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