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The Long Beach Shorebreak is where it's all going to happen in Cape Town © Alan Van Gysen

Cape Town - the 50th Billabong Junior Event, set to take place in Cape Town over 8- 10 August - is loaded with prizes and prize money. There is no U18 division, and with the total prize pool of the U20 Pro Junior division up to R30k, U18 surfers are encouraged to join the U20 surfers and enter this division. U16 surfers can also enter the Pro Junior division. To enter this division you need to be a paid up ASP member, andASP Africa are offering significantly reduced rate to join. 

A Full Regional Membership will cost $45, which is down from previous cost of $100. A once-off Regional Membership will put you back $15, down from the previous cost of $25, and the event entry fee for this event is $30 - down from the previous cost of $80. 

The cash component of the prize pool is thus:

The Pro Junior division results and video clips will be posted onto the ASP website event mini-site and surfers wishing to enter can contact ASP Africa on 021 5345738 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There will also be a number of Specialty Awards at the tournament. These awards can be won by any competitor, in any age division, and in any round of competition throughout the events.

The Specialty Events:

There will also be Product Prizes throughout the event:

At this momentous 50th Junior Series event, Surfing South Africa, who has long been a supporter of junior surfing in the country, expressed their pride in their partnership with Billabong. "Surfing South Africa is proud to be celebrating the 50th Billabong Junior surfing contest at Long Beach, Kommetjie in August," said SSA general manager Robin De Kock. "The partnership between Billabong and Surfing South Africa is solid, and to be celebrating this milestone with an iconic brand that has done so much for junior surfing over the years is something special. Congratulations Billabong and here's to at least another 50 Billabong Junior contests."

The event supporting sponsors:
Playstation, Samsung, Techniblock, Nixon, VonZipper, DaKine, KR Fins, Dennis Ellis Surfboards. Future Life will be looking after the Billabong athletes and staff members with their unique 'smart nutrition' breakfasts -