Welsh Adaptive Surf Championship 2022 - Adventure Parc Snowdonia

The Heat is On...

all about the Welsh Adaptive Surf Championship 2022

Here on the parc we’re getting incredibly excited about welcoming back surfers from all over the world for the Welsh Adaptive Surf Championship, taking place in our freshwater Wavegarden surf lagoon over the 1st and 2nd July. 

Marking the second time we’ve hosted the competition, we know that this year is going to be better than ever following two summers of lockdowns and restrictions – in short, the waves are rolling, the surfers are preparing and the stoke levels are at an all-time high. 

Participating in the event as well as being responsible for making much of it happen, our very own Llewelyn Williams of Abersoch weighed in with “without the adaptive surf community, I don’t know where I’d be. I’m very grateful for everyone around the world in Adaptive Surfing, and all the people trying to make it grow. Hopefully it means that more people with disabilities will come along, have a go and be able to go in the ocean.”

When is the Welsh Adaptive Surfing Championship? 

The event will be running from 10am on the 1st-2nd July 2022 at Adventure Parc Snowdonia, Dolgarrog, Conwy LL32 8QE. 

How can I watch the Welsh Adaptive Surfing Championship? 

Spectator admission across both days is free and we would love to see you here on the parc. Alternatively, we will be live streaming the event from our webpage so that those who are unable to attend can watch from home.

Adaptive surfers share a wave

What is happening on the Parc during the competition? 

We’ll be enjoying music, delicious food and a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere where everyone (including well-behaved dogs) can come and watch as these athletes from around the world take on our Welsh waves. 

Can I compete in the Welsh Adaptive Surfing Championship? 

Unfortunately, registration for this event has now closed. You can find out more about what it takes to compete in ISA adaptive surfing events here. It would be great to have you in the water with us next year!

How is the competition judged?

Standard International Surfing Association (ISA) Judging Criteria will be implemented for this event. Surfers must exhibit specific elements to maximize their scoring potential. These include, commitment and degree of difficulty, innovative and progressive manoeuvres, combination of major manoeuvres, variety of manoeuvres and of course, speed, power and flow. You can find out more about how surfing is judged in our olympic surfing blog

Want to know something else about the competition? Feel free to get in touch with us on 01492 353 123.

Sufers and their surfboards beside a wave pool

Feeling inspired?

Get in the water with us for a surf session, lesson or course

© Adventure Parc Snowdonia Ltd trading as Surf Snowdonia & Adventure Parc Snowdonia. Adventure Parc Snowdonia Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 8220978. Registered office: 21 Oakland House, Hope Carr Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 3ET

We’re very excited to get back to creating waves and sharing the stoke from 1st April 2022! You can secure your weekday waves in advance and enjoy 10% off your midweek ‘Just Surf’ session using the code EARLYBIRD at checkout. This promotion will expire Thursday 31st April!