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

Thursday, June 27: Pro-Am
The first day will allow for kids to pair up with a pro and surf together for judging but, more importantly, also allow for one on one time for mentorship and learning!

Friday, June 28: 1st Day of Event
We’ll kick off the first official day of the wake surf comp across all levels and will have sponsors, food trucks, and vendors out for the day!

Saturday, June 29: 2nd Day of Comp
We’ll cap the event with the finals across all levels along with podiums, demos, and entertainment throughout the day!

Competition Rules at Event


The premier venue on Lake Lanier, the olympic will provide the perfect setting for in-water and out-of-water entertainment.

Event Hosts

Spencer Broome

Surf ATL
Surf ATL’s vision, since launching 2021, is focused on fostering the joy of riding waves in all its forms – ocean surfing, wake surfing, river surfing, or pool surfing. We accomplish this through meetups, events, sessions, trips, strategic partnerships, and nonprofit outreach, that align with our core values of joy, community, and access.

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Competition Details

More information to come soon.


Here is the booking link to secure your discounted room at the host hotel, Fairfield Inn And Suites Gainesville. The newly renovated hotel offers a complimentary hot breakfast, WiFi, and parking, with several restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. There is no risk in booking now as all reservations can be modified or canceled until 24 hours before arrival.

Boat Demos

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Athlete Registration

Registration has not opened for this event.