Tradies from across the state will down tools this weekend to compete in the Worksafe Tradies Challenge presented by Fagg’s Mitre 10 & Belmont Timber.
Held at Jan Juc on Saturday, the event is open to all trades such as carpenters, painters, builders, plumbers, electricians, surfboard shapers and more. The event will feature three divisions of male and female including Open, Over 35 and a pairs event.
Over $3000 in prizes will be given away throughout the day from event partners Fagg’s Mitre 10 & Belmont Timber, Worksafe Victoria and 4Pines x Boardriders.
“This event is always good fun and the level of surfing is amazing” said Surfing Victoria CEO Adam Robertson.
“With surfers such as Josh Johnson-Baxter, Cole Fox, Callan Cross and Cody Robinson, the event will have some incredible surfing on display.”
The event forecast has slightly improved with an upgrade in swell along with continued light winds throughout the morning.
The event will run under strict COVID19 restrictions including no non-essential spectators and requesting that competitors leave the competition site once they have finished their heat.
COVID19 Risk Management Key Points
– Competitors are to arrive for their heat 20mins before it begins and leave the contest zone no more than 40mins after their heat
– All non-essential spectators are not permitted in the contest zone (boardwalk area)
– Rash vests will be washed after every heat
– Competitors and essential spectators (eg. Parent or Guardian) must check in via a QR code
The full COVID19 Risk Management plan can be found on www.surfingvic.com
First heat will hit the water at 7.30am on Saturday. Schedule and heat draws for the event are now live via www.surfingvic.com/live
WorkSafe Tradies’ Surf Challenge presented by Fagg’s Mitre 10 & Belmont Timber
Saturday November 28th 2020
Jan Juc Beach, Victoria
Masters (Over 35)
Pairs (One tradie per team)
The 2020 Worksafe Tradies Challenge is presented by Fagg’s Mitre 10 and Belmont Timber and supported by Kieser Australia, Coastalwatch, City to Surf Mobile Café, Rocktape Australia and 4Pines Torquay
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