Surfing Victoria and WorkSafe are pleased to announce that the WorkSafe Tradies Challenge presented by Fagg’s Mitre 10 & Belmont Timber will return in 2020 to pit the top surfing tradies against each other.
Held at Jan Juc Beach on November 28th, the event will bring together 50 of the top surfing tradies from around the state to battle it out for bragging rights.
Open to all tradies 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.
This is the third consecutive year that WorkSafe, Fagg’s Mitre 10 and Belmont Timber have supported local tradies through the event.
Fagg’s Mitre 10 and Belmont Timber have been the go to place for tradies for the past 160 years and is an icon from the Geelong Region.
“We’re happy to continue our association with WorkSafe , Surfing Victoria and the sponsorship of the Tradies Challenge in 2020. It really is a feel good and laid back event that is open to all levels of ability,” said Fagg’s Mitre 10 General Manager Andrew Pitman
“On top of this a large number of our Torquay customers are from the local surfing community, so the Tradies Challenge and our support of the Torquay SLSC are part our commitment to the Torquay community. It’s our way to give back to those, that support a local business.”
“We can’t wait to see the end of COVID 19, the beginning of summer and the 2020 Tradie Challenge”
All competitors will receive a competitor packs as well as there being over $2000 in prizes to be given away throughout the day.
“After a rocky 2020, we are stoked to have events back again and particularly the Tradies Challenge with the help of WorkSafe and Fagg’s Mitre 10,” said Surfing Victoria CEO Adam Robertson.
“This is a great event to have to bring people together after a tough year. It’s not just about the surfing, it’s about people coming together to catch up and have a great day at the beach.”
All events will be run under the Surfing Victoria COVID19 Risk Management guidelines.
Entries for the event are now open via www.surfingvic.com
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 Kings Cars, Coastalwatch, City to Surf Mobile Café, Rip Curl and 4Pines Torquay