FlowRider® World Championships hosted by Surf House Punta Cana

It’s going down in the DR, It’s going down!

Good friends, Good Drinks and Good eats is what you can expect at this year’s FlowRider® FLOW Tour World Flowboarding Championships hosted by Surf House Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Oh, and of course, the WORLDS BEST FLOWBOARDERS!

Download the tentative timeline here: WFC Timeline-Tenative

For the first time ever, the FlowRider FLOW Tour’s most prestigious end of the year event will be hosted in the Dominican Republic; the flowboarders community and hosting venue could not be more ecstatic.

“We want to do it right and we are very excited” says Abraham Bencid ,Surf House Punta Cana Marketing Director.

Regional FLOW Tour Qualifiers (USA, Asia, Europe, Canada) will fly their flags for team competition, along with other top contenders and challengers from all corners of the planet who will surface down in the Dominican Republic to battle it out for the $10,000 cash purse and the honor of being the individual 2018 FlowRider World Flowboarding Champion (WFC) in their respected division. The weekend long contest will feature Men’s Pro Flowboard & Open Bodyboard and Women’s Pro Flowboard.

“It’s always a show when the best riders are in the house, local spectators will be in awe!” explains Adam Muller, FLOW (Flowboarding League Of the World) Event Manager. “Grab a cold beverage, order some food and pull up a chair!” Muller encourages.

Additionally, local competitors and amateur guest will be invited to join the locals only division trials competition with a chance to earn a spot in the WFC main event. Top qualifying local riders from each division will represent FLOW Team DR! Again, setting a trend for first time occurrences!

“We are very excited to see local competitors defend their home wave and challenge the world’s best!” mentioned Rob Chalfant, Head Judge. “Flowboarding is an addictive sport and once you get a taste of competition, the thrill is real.” Chalfant adds.

Surf House, located in the heart of Punta Cana, is a must visit destination for not only flowboarders, but for all travel enthusiast that visit Dominican Republic.

Inside Downtown Mall, a shopping center that offers residents and tourists an attractive environment to enjoy, Surf House is known for its relaxing vibe and night life, will be transformed into a competitive arena surrounding its main attraction, the FlowRider Double sheet-wave.

“This is what flowboarders live for, traveling to unique destinations, following their passion and riding FlowRider attractions all over the World” explains current World Champion, Sean Silveira. Sean was onsite during the SHPC Grand Opening Event and said the lifestyle was a dream and would be eager to return.

So even if you don’t plan to compete, come on out and check out all the action inside Surf House PC, it will be the best party in town! You can even sign up for Flow With A Pro Sessions to get training techniques and trick tips directly from the current World Champions, Sean Silveira (Flowboard) and Daniel  Tarapchak (Bodyboard) on Thursday between 3-5pm! Sign up at Surf House Punta Cana!

The competition will run from November 9-11th (Fri-Sun) at Surf House Punta Cana, featuring tons of action on and off the wave, including practice sessions, wave shows, flow with a pro opportunities and top tier competitive Flowboarding.

Download the tentative timeline here: WFC Timeline-Tenative

Located in the center of Bávaro-Punta Cana, Downtown Mall is a shopping center that offers residents and tourists an attractive environment to enjoy.

In between heats, Downtown Mall features a wide range popular stores where you can shop.  Also, if you can hang, the night life is second to none and there are plenty of restaurants and entertainment venues to keep the good vibes flowing and invites you to live a new experience in a very fun environment.

If all the above wasn’t exciting enough, Royalton Blue Diamond Resort and Nexus Tours have teamed up and extended discounts to traveling flowboarders in efforts to be sure you get the full Dominican Republic experience. Visit the event page for more details.

For those of you not able to make the trip, be sure to download the Stact App (bottom of linked page, or through the App Store/Google Play) and stay social via Flowboarders.com for updated scores and live streaming to follow the event in real time. If you are on site, the Stact app will also be a helpful tool for competitors and spectators to follow live scores and event scheduling through out the weekend. Competitors who download the app will also be able to claim and edit their rider profile.

See below for the tentative timeline of events and stay social for updates. Download the tentative timeline here:  WFC Timeline-Tenative

Download the tentative timeline here:  WFC Timeline-Tenative

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Download the tentative timeline here: WFC Timeline-Tenative

Practice Sessions will be sign up only. You can sign up once you arrive and pay you entry fee’s at Surf House Punta Cana. See Practice Schedule Sign Up Sheet attached below.

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Shout to out supporting sponsors for helping us bring this event to life! Be sure to support those supporting you by checking out their websites and social media followings!




WFC Timeline-Tenative