You missed this – Subscribe & Avoid FOMO!
See You In The Soup


Sat 24 Mar 2018, 8:00am–4:00pm
Sun 25 Mar 2018, 8:00am–4:00pm

Where: Hickory Bay, Banks Peninsula, 740 Hickory Bay Road, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult Admission: $128.50 ($125.00 + $3.50 fees)
  • Junior Admission: $78.00 ($75.00 + $3.00 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Related Artists:

Listed by: Sweet&Savage

See You In The Soup - Invitational surfing contest and hillbilly festival.

NOT JUST FOR SURFERS - for lovers of food, music and the beach!

- Live Music from both Troy Kingi and The Eastern.
- Dinner, dessert and Sunday breakfast provided.
- Tent city plot - bring your own tent.
- No Drugs, No Alcohol, Bar Available.

About the Contest:
Ranking Event (First heat - 8am Saturday).
The main event. 16 competitors only in each division (shortboard and single fin). The result of this event will determine a ranking from 1 to 16. First place in each division will receive the official See You In The Soup trophy for the year.

Skins Event (Sunday):
The ‘secondary’ result of your hard work in the ranking event. 15 Man-on-man heats per division with the first ranked winner from the ranking event starting the round, and hence having the most opportunity at winning the most heats in a row. Instant knockout. Each heat winner stays in the water to take on the next challenger. Sponsored prize given for each heat won.

- Standard shortboard - open mens, open womens.
- Single fin (logger, or singlefin shortboard if conditions dictate) - open mens, open womens.

Music, Food, Tent City:
Outside the Woolshed in the farm yard will be international tent city with live music from both Troy Kingi and from The Eastern, fire cooked dinner and then dessert provided. Sunday will see breakfast provided at the beach for all guests and coffee and doughnuts, + more for sale at the beach.

If you're wanting to compete, due to limited spots, please email us for an invite;
Let us know what division (womens, mens for either of single fin, shortboard).

What Your Ticket Includes:
- Entry into both the ranking event and the skins event.
- Dinner, dessert on the Saturday evening, live music, a tent plot, accommodation Saturday night in the form of tent city (no tents provided) and Sunday breakfast.

Under 18s MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT or have parental consent in the form of a phone call to us. Email us for phone number.
For further information just email us:

Thanks to our sponsors:
Volcom, Twenty Seven Steps, Sadhana, Rona's, Moana Road, Allpress, Hello Cup, Park Ranger, CBA, Akaroa Kayak Safaris, Uncommon, Black Estate.