IBC World Tour Reschedules The Pool Competition to 2025

IBC World Tour Reschedules The Pool Competition to 2025

Praia da Grama, Brazil – June 19, 2024

The IBC World Tour, in collaboration with event promoter and sponsor, has announced the rescheduling of “The Wave Pro 2024” competition. Originally slated to take place from September 28th to October 1st, 2024, the event will now be held in 2025. This decision aims to enhance the event’s alignment with the newly established South American Leg (SAL) of the tour, thereby optimizing travel logistics and cost efficiency for participating athletes.

Event Details:

  • Event Name: The Wave Pro 2024
  • New Date: To be announced in the 2025 calendar
  • Location: Praia da Grama, Brazil
  • Prize Money:
    • Men’s Division: U$30,000.00
    • Women’s Division: U$20,000.00

South American Leg (SAL) 2025:

The integration of The Wave Pro into the SAL will streamline the competition schedule for athletes, allowing them to participate in multiple events across South America without excessive travel costs. The South American Leg includes the following prestigious events:

  1. Arcelormittal Wahine Bodyboard Pro
    • Location: Espírito Santo, Brazil
    • Divisions: Women’s, Junior Women’s, Master Women’s
    • Date: May
  2. Iquique Bodyboard Pro
    • Location: Iquique, Chile
    • Divisions: Men’s, Women’s, Junior Men’s
    • Date: May
  3. Antofagasta Bodyboarding Festival
    • Location: Antofagasta, Chile
    • Divisions: Men’s, Women’s, Drop Knee Men’s, Junior Men’s, Junior Women’s
    • Date: May
  4. Itacoatiara Pro
    • Location: Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Division: Men’s
    • Date: June

The decision to reschedule The Wave Pro ensures that athletes can maximize their participation in the South American Leg, leveraging the proximity of the events to reduce travel expenses and increase competition opportunities. This strategic move is expected to bolster the overall competitiveness and accessibility of the IBC World Tour for all participants.

Further details regarding the exact dates and additional information for the rescheduled event will be released in due course. The IBC World Tour remains committed to providing world-class competitive experiences for bodyboarders and is excited about the enhanced structure and opportunities the 2025 calendar will offer.