The 2017 Orica Team Challenge will held on Stockton Beach, Newcastle on Saturday February 4th and Sunday 5th, 2017. The 2016 champions, North Narrabeen Boardriders are returning to Stockton beach with three teams determined to go back to back in this exciting and unique team event.
The event is open to all surfboard clubs in Australia. The contest will again take place on Stockton Beach with teams competing for $10,000 in prize money. The North Narrabeen Boardriders together with 11 other clubs comprising 20 teams will return to Newcastle to battle for the $10,000 prize pool.
Surfest Organiser Warren Smith said, “We wanted to engage with the rapidly evolving surfboard club culture that is happening across the Australian coastline. Thanks to the ongoing support of Orica this fourth year of the event is expected to be as popular as past events. The value of the event to the surfing community and surfboard clubs is revealed in the strength and numbers who enter each year. So 2017 will be no different.”
The 3 Peas Markets will again be held at ‘The Pines’ on Stockton Beach on the Sunday making for a fun weekend in this iconic Newcastle location.