Events Blog

Here are some of the great fundraising events we hold with the big-hearted generosity of a lot of people. You can check out further galleries on our Facebook photo albums page.

27 Feb 2017

Team KCE Wins Evolution SurfAid Cup Newcastle 2017

Newcastle, NSW (Friday 24 February 2017)The 2017 SurfAid Cup series kicked off in Dixon Park Beach in Newcastle.
The SurfAid Cups are a series of charity surf comps where corporate teams come together to raise funds for SurfAid. The international event is supported by pro surfers, businesses, and local communities. more

07 Oct 2016

Asquire Boardriders Team Take Out the SurfAid Cup | Manly 2016

The teams faced a fun south swell for the sixth annual SurfAid Cup on Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach. Treated to 2-3 foot left and right banks, an offshore wind and the sun shining bright, the Asquire Boardriders team squeaked past the team from Citi Frothers in an incredibly tight final. The team from Blackrock were awarded the fundraising trophy. more

12 Sep 2016

Firewire Team Wins SurfAid Cup at Malibu

Rob Machado by Grey Lockwood Photography @greylockwoodphoto more

26 Apr 2016

Logjam Classic Delivers for Inaugural SurfAid Cup Santa Cruz

The inaugural SurfAid Cup Santa Cruz, hosted by Big Stick Surfing Association (BSSA) was held Saturday April 23, 2016 in pumping 6-10 foot conditions at Pleasure Point. more

12 Apr 2016

CJ Hobgood Leads Herbert Smith Freehills to Victory in Fifth SurfAid Cup Margaret River

The SurfAid Cup Margaret River, supported by Surfing Western Australia, celebrated its fifth anniversary today at the World Surf League (WSL) Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in clean 4-5ft conditions at Southsides.

The tag-team-style event saw seven teams of four compete for both the Fundraising Cup and Surfing Cup. Over $55,000 was raised, taking the tally over the five years to over $373, more

11 Mar 2016

Surfing Chefs for SurfAid raises over $65,000

Video by Matthew Blake Johnson

Former ASP world surfing champion Mark “Occy” Occhilupo teamed up with Australia’s top chefs for the second Sydney Surfing Chefs for SurfAid cocktail party raising over $65,000. more

28 Feb 2016

Sanbah Surf Wins Evolution SurfAid Cup

In howling winds and stormy conditions with some sizeable swell compliments of Cyclone Winston, the team from Sanbah Surf emerged victorious in the fourth annual SurfAid Cup sponsored by local Newcastle business, Evolution Business and Personal Advisors. more

20 Feb 2016

World Surfing Champion Mark “Occy” Occhilupo swaps a surfboard for a chopping board at “Surfing Chefs for SurfAid” event in Bondi

Former world surfing champion Mark “Occy” Occhilupo is stoked to be joining some of Australia’s top chefs for the Surfing Chefs for SurfAid cocktail party at The Bucket List, Bondi on Wednesday 9 March 2016. more

12 Jan 2016

Tom Carroll Drops In On SurfAid In NZ

SurfAid NZ hosted surfing legend Tom Carroll for events in Christchurch and Auckland in November 2015. With rooms packed to capacity with diehard fans, he entertained us with some inside stories from his amazing career. Generous guests helped us to raise over $30,000 for our mother and child health programs in Indonesia. more

23 Nov 2015

SurfAid Drops In On Big Stick, Santa Cruz

Get your stoke on in Santa Cruz and support the surfer’s charity of choice, humanitarian aid agency, SurfAid. On Saturday April 23, 2016, SurfAid will be hosted by the Big Stick Surfing Association (BSSA) in Santa Cruz to run a SurfAid Cup event as part of the annual Logjam surf contest. more

23 Sep 2015

"The Paddlers” Team Win Billabong SurfAid Cup at Queenscliff

For a second year in a row, “The Paddlers” team of Jackson English, Nigel Tebb, Brad Gaul and Rory Chapman along with pro surfer, Nick Butler have won the Billabong SurfAid Cup. The event is held at the stunning Queenscliff beach in Manly NSW with 18 teams raising an extraordinary $150,000 for humanitarian organization SurfAid. more

17 Sep 2015

Firewire Team Wins Billabong SurfAid Cup at Malibu

For a third year in a row, the team from Firewire have won the Billabong SurfAid Cup. The event is held at the iconic Malibu Beach in Malibu California, with 12 teams raising an extraordinary $160,000 for humanitarian organization SurfAid.

This is the second year that Dr. Dave’s team has won the SurfAid Cup fundraising trophy. The team of Conrad Carr, Gus Roxburgh, Debbie Frank, and SurfAid founder, Dr. Dave Jenkins raised an amazing $34,650. more

05 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills Make History at the SurfAid Cup Margaret River

Team Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) took home the ‘Double Cup’ at the the fourth SurfAid Cup Margaret River on Sunday 19th April, a feat never achieved in the four years of the SurfAid Cup held globally. more