Declarations now open – England Selection – July 7th

England Selection

July 7th – Branksome Chine Beach

Selection For:

England v Wales, Saturday 4 August       –       Location: Porthcawl, Wales


England Teams:

Team sizes will be:       –            6 Female / 6 Male

*England Youth Team –             age 15 to 18 (born in 2003/02/01/00)

England Open Team    –             ages 16+ (born in 2002 and earlier)

*Please note that SLS Wales as event organisers have the responsibility to set the parameters for the rules and the event programme. The age range set for the event for the Youth Team by SLS Wales will be 14 to 18 (born in 2004/03/02/01/00). England will operate within the rules but the will only select athletes to the Youth team from the 15 to 18 age range (born in 2003/02/01/00), therefore, only athletes within the appropriate age range for England selection will be permitted to declare and race in the England selection event.   


Event Structure:

TBC by SLS Wales


Selection Event(s)

The England team(s) will be selected from those athletes that declare themselves available for selection. This declaration will be taken that they are available to race, if selected, in England v Wales event on Saturday 4 August, unless the selectors are otherwise notified.                

 A selection process will be held on the w/e of 7/8 July at Branksome Chine

To ensure that athletes are not detrimental affect by the selection event ahead of the 3rd GB test event on 8 July, the following programme will apply:


Saturday 7 July

Surf Race13:20
Board Race13:40
Ski Race 14:00
Flags 14:30


Sunday 8th July

Results will be used from the 3rd GB test, so all athletes that have declared themselves for selection for the England team are encouraged to partake in the 3rd GB test event, separate entry will be required for the GB test.

If an athlete wishing to declare themselves available for England selection  is unable to attend the 7/8 July, please declare, and notify the SLSGB office accordingly


The selectors will reserve the right to use results gain through the 2018 Surf Series and the 2018 Cornwall v Devon v Wales in determining selection.


 Selection Criteria:

Once the event programme and event rules have been advised by SLS Wales more clarity on this will be made available.

However, every athlete is encouraged to participate in a minimum of 2 disciplines.


To declare interest for the England Selection please email