Queen of the Peak

Tofino is the surfing capital of Canada and hosts the annual women's surfing championship on either Cox Bay or Chestermans Beach - depending on weather. It's an event made to showcase and celebrate the female surf talent on the west coast.

* 2021 dates pending
Community: Tofino
Province: British Columbia
Festival Type: Sports

Participants compete for cash and prizes in the longboard and shortboard categories. This year two new categories have been added: the Princess of the Peak, and Masters. 

All proceeds from the event are donated to the Keep A Breast Foundation.

Treat yourself like a Queen - 7pm - 9pm at the Wickaninnish Inn

A satisfying evening of mini "spa-ing," wine, jewelery, and art. 
Open to anyone 19 years and older. RSVP mandatory due to limited space. Call 250-725-3113 to reserve.

Competitor Check in Reception - 7pm - 9pm at the Surf Sister

Competitor check in, heat draw reveal, wine and cheese. Open to competitiors and media

Surf Contest - 8am - 4pm

Please come on a bicycle or in a car full of people. There will be some food, drinks, and merchandise available to purchase on site. Categories are: Longboard, Shortboard, Princess of the Peak (for 16 yrs and younger), and Masters.

The Masters division for women 40 years and older has a different contest format. Contestants compete in a 20 minute heat as a collective unit and for every succesful wave rode a donation will be made to the Keep A Breast Foundation.

Billabong Movie Premier - "Daze at Sea" - 9:30pm to late

Raffles for swag. All proceeds donated to the Keep A Breast Foundation.

Surf Contest - 8am - 4pm

Awards Banquet at the Shelter Restaurant 6:30pm to late. Awards come first, then the dinner service.

Photo courtesy of QueenofthePeak.com


Longboard only $45

Shortboard only $45

Both Longboard and Shortboard $60

Princess of the Peak (16yrs and under) $15

If enough ‘princesses’ enter, we will split the contest into and over 10 years and an under 10 years division. Details TBD

More Information

Organizers have made this the ultimate female-friendly sport event with free child care and dog sitting services as well as a complimentary massage tent for the competitors.

Visit the official event website

Look to the right-hand sidebar for the latest updates from the event's Facebook and Twitter feeds.

Unless otherwise specified, all information about the Queen of the Peaks has been provided by festival organizers.

* 2021 dates pending