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Animal British Cup Cash Prize Purse Announced

The British Surfing Association sanctioned Animal British Cup will take place at Tolcarne Beach with Open, Women’s, Juniors and Longboard divisions. The Animal British Cup will be one of a series of events that will help choose the British Team for 2008. Application forms for competitors are available from the BSA website www.britsurf.co.uk

As an added incentive to sign up, the definitive cash prize package has been announced and it’s worth a whopping £3650, plus additional Animal product prizes rounding it up to a nice £4000, making it one of the biggest cash/ product prizes purses on the British Surf Scene. The division prize splits are as follows:

The Open

1st – £1000

2nd – £500

3rd – £250

4th – £100

Women’s

1st – £500

2nd – £250

3rd – £100

4th – £50

Longboard

1st – £500

2nd – £250

3rd – £100

4th – £50

The Animal British Cup is just part of Animal’s year long 20th Anniversary celebrations and is a continuation of the brands commitment to core surf events in the UK. Animal Event Manager Ciaran Henderson says: “As part of our 20th Anniversary we have made a major commitment to the grass roots of surfing here in Newquay with the opening of our new Animal Surf Academy at Tolcarne Beach. We want to teach people the sport of surfing using the best facilities and the safest environment. To celebrate this we are involved at the highest level with the sports development, by running an event that helps choose the British Team for 08.”

The event will also incorporate the Animal ASA Schools Competition in association with Carve which will see 150 students from up to 15 Cornish schools showcase their talents and compete against each other.

The Animal British Cup Weekend will also offer two spectacular nights of music as well as camping for those that want to take advantage of the full “Weekender” party. The Animal British Cup kicks off on the evening of the Friday 28th September with the launch party at the Koola Club, Beach Rd, Newquay and then the Animal Dance Party on the Saturday night with some very special acts to be confirmed.

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