Asian Surfing Championships Announces 6–Star Aceh International Surfing Championship 2013 on Simeulue –Busung Island from 21-26 August


5 August 2013, Bali-Indonesia: The Asian Surfing Championships in conjunction with the Aceh Extreme Sports Championship is delighted to announce the very recent addition of the Aceh International Surfing Championship as the 5th stop of the ASC’s 2013 tour season. This 6-star rated ASC event will be held at Nancala Beach on Busung Island from 21-26 August, boasting total prize money of over $5,000 USD it is sure to be a great first time adventure for ASC surfers from all around Asia.

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Though the actual event will take place over a five day period from the 21st to the 26th of August, due to the transportation logistics all wanting to join up are asked to arrive at Banda Aceh’s Sultan Iskander Mudah Airport on the 18th of August if they want to take advantage of the Travel Package arranged by the Aceh Extreme Sports Championships.

For a reasonable charge of Rp 4,275,000 ($427.50 USD) for competitors and Rp 4,000,000 ($400 USD) for non-competitors, the all-inclusive package includes airport pickup, all transfers, accommodations, and meals during the event. The trip will require an overnight stay in Banda Aceh, a bus ride from to the ferry port, and an overnight ferry ride to the island.

Once on the island, everyone will be just a few kilometers from Nancala Beach, staying at the Busun Indah Homestay. Nancala Beach offers a picturesque wave that is certain to please the competitors and spectators alike with its quality and variety, and such a high quality wave is the perfect forum for Asia’s best professional surfers to display their talents and gain valuable ASC championship points in their quest for the ASC 2013 Men’s Open Championship.


According to organizer Denny Affandi, the Aceh International Surfing Championship 2013 is a part of the Visit Aceh 2013 program, which is supported by the Governor of Aceh, the Regent of Simeulue, and the Head of Culture and Tourism Aceh.

About the ASC

The Asian Surfing Championships began in 2011 with the mission of growing the sport of surfing in South East Asia from the grassroots level by assisting each country in organizing professional surfing events that will develop the skills of their surfers in healthy competition as well as to draw attention to their area for the progression of surfing locally, nationally, and throughout the SEA area.

Organized surfing competitions have historically been the best medium for the development of surfers and for the sport of surfing, where learning how to compete fairly and to being disciplined in training and competition are key skills needed not only for surfing but also for life.

The ASC works with the local, national and multinational event sponsors and organizers to maximize the results of these competitive surfing events towards accomplishing the goals of sharing the sport of surfing and bringing positive economic, social, and environmental benefits to the people in these South East Asian countries. See more at