The Southern Surf Slam presented by Surf ATL will be a multi-day event of surf, sport, food & bev, entertainment, community, and culture for the entire family, featuring a premier wake surfing competition!

All on Lake Lanier at Lake Lanier Olympic Park at 3105 Clarks Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506

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Thursday, June 27
9am-3pm: Pro/Am Clinic
Friday, June 28
8am-6pm: Wake Surf Comp Opening Rounds; Registration is open
10am-6pm: Food Trucks, Sponsor Tents, Silent Auction, Games & Activities

Saturday, June 29
8am-6pm: Wake Surf Comp Finals + Podiums
10am-9pm: Live Art Wall Painting by ABV & Greg Mike

12p-2pm: Skate ATL Workshop; Registration here
10am-9pm: Food Trucks, Sponsor Tents, Silent Auction, Games & Activities
5pm-9pm: Live Music w/Gnarly Chaplin, 
Hotel Fiction,  Cicada Rhythm, & Kevn Kinney Trio

The Comp:
World Series of Wakesurfing Platinum Event

Thursday, June 27:
Pro-Am Clinic

The first day will pair kids up with a pro and surf together for some fun competition but, more importantly, also for one on one time for mentorship and learning!

Registration is open here!

If you're a visitor or competitor you can book your hotel stay under Amenities here!

Fri, June 28 - Sat, June 29: Full Event

We’ll kick off the first official day of the wake surf comp on Friday across all levels and finish with podiums on Saturday with sponsors, partners, food trucks, and vendors out for both days!

Registration is open here! If you're a visitor or competitor you can book your hotel stay under Amenities here

The Entertainment

Our vision is to create an event that brings a diverse population of attendees from our core surf audience to event goers and music lovers and families. Below is an overview of the event highlights.

The Beneficiaries

Our event is intended to benefit our community along with programs we have been involved with in past and that we are organizationally passionate about -- all profit from the event will be split among these programs.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier provides kids and teens with a safe, fun and engaging environment to promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.
Lake Lanier Association (LLA) seeks to protect the quality, quantity and safety of Lake Lanier through education, action and advocacy and and runs many programs to reach that goal.
Caribbean Surf Connection's mission is to create a vibrant and inclusive community that empowers children in the Dominican Republic through the transformative power of surfing.

The Partners