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First Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic – September 20, 2014

~ A day at the beach, dedicated to all the mini hardcore Canadian surfers who brave the cold water because they were born to surf!~

Press Release: Tofino, BC, June 30, 2014 – Our family is stoked to announce the First Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic,, September 20, 2014, with the support of sponsors, friends, and volunteers. The FREE, fun, and competitive event showcases the youngest Canadian surfers who brave the cold waves for their love of surfing.  They are committed to fun times and learning how to shred harder. Some of them just want to be in the water with their friends.  Many of them love to compete and thrive from the excitement of a day at the beach with friends, spectators, sponsors and their families!

The Beach Day will run as a one day event in Tofino, using a classic heat/judging panel format for the competitive divisions and a non judged ‘expression session’ event for the kids who are not interested in competing but still want to be part of the fun. Divisions include Open Expression Session (everyone wins!), 12 and Under Division, and a 16 and Under Division. It’s all about the kids and celebrating surfing in our community and in Canada. Our goal is to create a ‘beach festival’ feel the event.   All sorts of fun beach games and activities are planned for throughout the day.  The entire days activities list is being created by a team of the local kids and they are so excited about it!

With preregistration, equipment will be offered to kids who don’t have their own.
The location of the event will be posted on the Facebook Event Page the day prior to the contest.  We will start at 9 am and wrap up by 3pm.  Preregistrations are very appreciated.  Beach registration will be available.

If you are interested in participating, sponsoring, or volunteering for the event or would like more info, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] This is a free event and any support would be greatly appreciated.  See below for sponsorship details.

Look forward to seeing you on the beach Saturday, September 20! Come out to help your kids wiggle into their suits or cheer them on!

Press contact:
Catherine Bruhwiler [email protected] 250 266 1997

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**Sponsorship**

If you are interested in participating, sponsoring, or volunteering for the event or would like more info, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] This is a free event and any support would be greatly appreciated.

Sponsorship can provide your company presence on the website/social media/event venue/media/posters/teeshirts/all promotions and mention during the day and awards ceremony, as well as on all media and print advertising for the contest.
Sponsorship ideas:
monetary (for purchase of metals – everyone gets one!- and trophies for  1st to 4th place in the competitive divisions) and/or product to use in prize packages, or to give to each child that registers
– ‘beach festival’.  With some of the kids already involved, we’ve come up with some great games and beach activities and invite you to have your company organize, facilitate and present some of these games. If you would like ideas, let us know, or we can give you our list.  If you have a great idea of your own, that can work also.  The MC for the event will have the kids presenting the different games, contest divisions, and event sponsors.
Sponsorship deadline for logo prints on posters is August 15.
Hi!!
Our family has finally decided to hold a surf contest dedicated to all the little shredders in our families, Tofino, and across Canada and the Pacific Northwest.  They are taking over the lineup like weeds (cute ones) and love any opportunities to surf with their friends, hang at the beach with their families and compete in contests!  There is never enough for the kids to do, and its time to give them an event all to themselves and celebrate how amazing and hardcore all these little surfers really are.
Surfing and the ocean is, and always has been, such an important and integral part of our family. We want to share that love of the water and outdoor lifestyle with the kids.  We want to encourage them and stoke them to also keep developing a love and appreciation for the ocean.
The Bruhwiler Kids Classic will be held September 20, 2014.  We would love to have all the local kids join us, as well as kids from all over the island, and maybe even beyond. The day at the beach will be completely about the kids, with both competitive and non-competitive categories. Not only do we want to support those kids that have already developed a love of surfing, but we want to appeal to the kids that have never been on a board before.  We will be offering free entries to all the kids (preregistration and at the beach) and will supply some equipment for kids who don’t have their own.  We want kids in ocean communities to get off the couch and their faces away from screens, and experience what the ocean has to offer.
Please find attached our event poster, as well as details and an official press release.
To make this great day even better, we are seeking sponsorship from companies (monetary and/or product) to use in prize packages, or to give to each child that registers. If this is something your company would be interested in being a part of, please let us know.  We are also inviting companies to help me make this day really fun for the kids by helping us create a ‘beach festival’ feel.  With some of the kids already involved, we’ve come up with some great games and beach activities and invite you to have your company organize, facilitate and present some of these games. If you would like ideas, let us know, or we can give you our list.  If you have a great idea of your own, that can work also.  The MC for the event will have the kids presenting the different games and contest divisions. The company sponsoring the different events will be recognized then, as well as on all media and print advertising for the contest.  Our sponsorship deadline for logo prints on posters is August 15.
Thanks for your support and looking forward to hearing from you!
The Bruhwilers
Raph, Joey, Aqua, Shea, Dusty, Cath, Soleille, Kalum, Francis, Hanne, Gary, Doug, Sepp, Kristin, Sofia, Kobe, Charlie, Vern, Moa

 

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