ABOUT THE CONTEST: The Steel Pier Classic is a professional and amateur surfing contest located in Virginia Beach, VA. It is produced by the Virginia Longboard Federation (VLF), an organization that aids the community through surfing endeavors. The Steel Pier Classic is the largest longboard event on the East Coast. However, it is not only longboarding; it is comprised of a variety of events---nose riding, retro surfboarding, tandem, stand up paddleboard (SUP), and Pro/Am surfing divisions. All of the events encompass the soul of surfing and the heart of the Virginia Beach surfing community.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7:00 AM (EDT) through Monday, May 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

1st St. Jetty, Virginia Beach
200 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

• $50 Amatuer
• $150 Pro Longboard & Pro Shortboard
• $100 Pro Womens Longboard and Pro Nose Riding
• Grom Fest FREE

• Mens Singlefin Longboard Pro: $5,000
• Womens Logger Pro: $2000
• Single Fin Noseriding Pro: $2,500
• Mini Pro LB: $500
• Mini Pro SB: $500
• Grom Fest FREE

steel pier classic 5K


After the RACE PARTY at the SHACK, 712 Atlantic Ave., Sunday May 27th 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lots of fun, and O'Connor give a ways!! Everyone is welcome!!

ABOUT THE 5K RACE SPONOSRED BY O'CONNOR BREWING CO: Be a part of a summer loving group of Runners that will race Sunday May 27, Memorial Day Weekend, on the beautiful Virginia Beach Boardwalk! Race begins at 8 am sharp at 7th St. between Mahi Mahs & Chix. Tshirts & medals will be given to the first 300 participants that sign up by the close of registration on Wed. May 23th at Midnight. Race Packet pick up will be the morning of the race on Sunday May 27, before the race at the START LINE. Trophies will be awarded to Runners who place in each age division. Any questions or concerns please email Mary Knight.

Sunday, May 27, 2018.
5k Start time: 8:00 AM (EDT)

Virginia Beach Boardwalk at 7th Street,
Virginia Beach , VA 23451

5K Entry fee is: $35
$5.00 Late Fee for After Entry Deadline May 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM.
Race day registrations will be accepted with a $10 late fee.

5K Entry Fee on Race Day is: $40
Race day registrations will be accepted with a $10 late fee.
Sign ups are from 6:30-7:30 a.m at 7th Street (t-shirt not guaranteed)

• 5K Race begins at 8 am sharp at 7th St. between Mahi Mahs & Chix
• Arrive by 7am to check-in
• Parking at the 5th St. garage
• Water and snacks will be provided


ABOUT THE 5K RACE SPONSOR: O'Connor Brewing Co. is a microbrewery located in the Ghent industrial section of Norfolk, VA. We hope you enjoy our craft brews at a local tap near you.
O’Connor beer drinkers come from all walks of life, but what brings them together is a love of the small, simple joys in life. The pleasure of being outdoors, relaxing on the beach with friends, having dinner with family after a day of hard work, and of course, enjoying a fresh, flavorful beer. They appreciate the O’Connor brand for its approachability and authenticity. They value its independent spirit, that it remains family owned and operated, and its support of the local community. And their loyalty has established it as a mainstay brand with sustained success. 
We offer free brewery tours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during our tasting room hours. Tours are also available by appointment Tuesday thru Thursday from 2-8pm. Please email to arrange a tour.

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