The 2019 New Zealand Representative Challenge is a fast paced Surf Life Saving event the brings together our best surf sport athletes from each region to compete over one day of high level racing while representing their area. An overall point score will be maintained with the winning region being declared the 2019 New Zealand Representative Challenge Champions.
Prior to this event the Eastern Region Senior Championships will be held on 25 to 27 January with the NZ Representative Challenge being held the following day wrapping up four days of exciting racing.
The event is designed to be a fast paced, action filled event that bring the best athletes from each region together as a team to give their all for their local area. There are 28 races that have a mix of individual and team, men and women racing for team points.
The representative event format has been developed to create a step in the sport pathway that assists Coaches, Manager, Officials, Selectors and Athletes to develop towards national representative honours as well as providing an aspirational event for athletes to strive to be selected to represent their Area.
Entries are now open for team managers and coaches.
Here you will find key information about the event: