The cream of professional surfing in the UK will descend on Scarborough’s North Bay to compete for the National Title for round four of the UK Professional Surf Tour this October.
Scarborough’s North Bay will host over 100 of the best surfers in the country as they aim to win the UK Professional Surfing Title.
Last year over 10,000 people attended the event and this year’s Festival features live music from local bands, freestyle mountain bike show and VW shine and show, the Festival continues to be one of North Yorkshires largest free to attend Surfing Festivals.
This event will highlight the beach location at North Bay and the surrounding area as one of the best surfing locations in the UK.
Local surfers will be joining the professionals to compete in the Surfing competition to win the Scarborough Championship title.
The event will also host some of the UK’s Top professional Mountain bikers in a series of freestyle shows for the public to enjoy.
To complement the festival, local music bands will perform live on the promenade at North Bay alongside the Scarborough VW club will be showing the best of classic and vintage VW’s split screen air cooled V Dubz on both days. There will be outdoor lifestyle, leisure accessories (clothes, jewellery handbags) and food exhibitors. There will also be beach and water based activities throughout the weekend for everyone to join in, including beach volleyball, kids assault course and laser run, beach netball and donkey rides.
The action starts at 10:30am on Saturday 3rd October and runs through till 5pm on Sunday 4th October.
Coventry University Scarborough Campus and Scarborough Council are supporting the event which looks set to again attract thousands of visitors from across the UK.
Professor Craig Gaskell, Provost of Coventry University Scarborough Campus, said:
The Scarborough Surf Festival is an international event bringing many people to this wonderful coast and Coventry University Scarborough Campus is delighted to support the event as the main sponsor.
Coventry University, a Top 15 University, is now established in Scarborough delivering full-time and part-time programmes up to honours degree level and in September 2016 our brand new £14million university building will be open.
Our professionally focused degree programmes will help address the skills and employer needs of the Yorkshire Coast. We are working closely with local businesses and those putting on major events to raise the awareness of our employment oriented, flexible and affordable approach to top quality Higher Education.