MAY 27, 28, 29, 2017

Steel Pier CLassic Surf Contest, 5K Race, Art Expo and Student Art Show!

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STEEL PIER CLASSIC

The Steel Pier Classic is a professional and amateur surfing contest located in Virginia Beach, VA. It is produced by the Virginia Long Board Federation (VLF), a 501 c3 non profit organization that aids the community through surfing endeavors.

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5K RACE

Sunday May 28, Memorial Day Weekend. Race begins at 8 am sharp at 7th St. between Mahi Mahs & Chix. Tshirts & medals will be given to the first 300 participants that sign up by the close of registration on Wed. May 24th at Midnight.

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STUDENT ART SHOW

The theme is surfing and the beach. It will be located at the First Street Jetty during Memorial Day Weekend. It will be held in conjunction with the Steel Pier Classic & Surf Art Expo. This art show is open to HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS only.

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Schedule of Events

27

May

2017

SAturday

  • Place: VirginiaBeach, VA
  • Time: 7:00 AM

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:00 AM (EDT) through Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)...

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28

May

2017

Sunday

  • Place: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Time: 7:00 AM

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:00 AM (EDT) through Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)...

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29

May

2017

Monday

  • Place: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Time: 7:00 AM

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:00 AM (EDT) through Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)...

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Why should you sponsor this event? There are many reasons to become a sponsor of the Steel Pier Classic & Surf Art Expo.

By sponsoring SPC, your brand will get noticed. Your logo and a hot link to your website will be splaced on our Sponsors Page dedicated to all of those who have supported this wonderful family event.

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OUR STORY

"Mary, we need you to put on a surfing contest for the longboarders here on our turf". I agreed and the vision for the Steel Pier Classic was born.

OUR VISION

To create a contest for longboarding, shortboarding, SUP, lay down paddle boarding, tandem, team competition and pro shortboard and longboard.

OUR MISSION

We give back to the community by bringing the community together. Any proceeds raised are given to charity. We are all volunteers, no salaries, no paychecks, just a love for surfing and the ocean.

A WATERMAN'S EVENT WAS BORN...

On January 1, 2004, a New Year and a new day several friends spoke on the beach after a wonderful surf session. It was a crazy weather day for the first day of a new year with temperatures in the high 70's. One of the surfers said, "Mary, we need you to put on a surfing contest for the longboarders here on our turf". I agreed and the vision for the Steel Pier Classic was born.

In order to begin preparations for putting on a contest we needed to form a club, we were longboarders, so our dear friend, Zeke Saunders came up with the Virginia Longboard Federation (VLF)...

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Frequently Asked Questions

01.

Where is the Steel Pier Classic held?

At the First Street Jetty in Virginia Beach, VA.

02.

When does the Steel Pier Classic take place?

It is held traditionally over Memorial Day Weekend, which makes the contest a three day event.

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Who runs the Steel Pier Classic?

The Virginia Longboard Federation, a non profit organization.

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What events are held during the Steel Pier Classic?

All ages: amateur longboard and shortboard, pro longboard and shortboard and noseriding, big kahuna and stand up paddle surfing. Plus a 5K Race, Student Art Show and Surf Art Expo.

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How can I Volunteer?

If you are interested being a volunteer for the Steel Pier Classic and Surf Art Expo please click here.

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How do I become a Sponsor?

If you are interested being a sponsor for the Steel Pier Classic and Surf Art Expo please click here

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Contact information

  • Address

    1st St. and the Jetty / 200 Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA

  • Working Time

    Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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