25th CJ ‘Snowy’ McAlister

Wednesday, 7 March 2012 – Pacific Longboarder Magazine 

A June institution in Manly over the Queen’s birthday long weekend, 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the Annual CJ ‘SNOWY” McAlister Winter Surfing Festival. In celebration of this milestone the Manly Malibu Boardriders Club and Sterland Roofing will host an international field in what will be Australia’s richest Longboarding competition.

Prize money in the festival is set at $16,000 for the Dripping Wet Open 9 foot division and $5,000 for The Shop Next Door/Bennett Surfboards log division. Competitors will also relish in giveaways from Huey Surf Charters, Stick It Surfboard Wax, Vertra skin care, McTavish, Gypsy Jacket, Tubed, Wasp bags, Aloha Manly, Von Weirdos, Green Ukelele, Valla Surfboards, Cunninghams Real Estate, 4 Elements Coaching, Tasco, FYI finance property and planning and Zanerobe.

Running over three days and attracting over 250 national and international competitors the Longboarding worlds elite will take to the stage in the always popular men’s and women’s open and age divisions as well as specialty events including tandem and SUP, plus plenty of off-beach fun throughout the contest.

Widely known as the birthplace of Australian surfing, Manly was the location of the first World Surfing Championships held in 1964. As a national surfing reserve with over 100 years of rich surfing heritage, Manly constantly delivers fine waves throughout winter, so pack your wettie for June 9th-­‐11th and you’ll be in for a huge weekend of Surfing action.

Registration/ heat draw 9th June 2012, at 6:30am (opposite Carlton Street) Manly Beach.

All inquiries to:
Rod Aulburn (president) 0414 236 237 / getdeckedout@yahoo.com.au
Cloe Cummins 0422 286 952
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