Banyuwangi International Surf Competition that will take place in Red Island beach, Banyuwangi, East Java, on May 23-25 will be participated by 11 countries. The Government of Banyuwangi Regency in collaboration with Blue Fin Surfing Factory holds the event.
This competition is also organized to embody the commitment of Banyuwangi county government in developing special interest tourism. As the area is rich with tourism potential, Banyuwangi keeps on improving to optimize such potentials that will result in giving added value to the society. The focus in tourism development of the easternmost part of Java Island, to name one, is special interest tourism, such as sport tourism by having Banyuwangi International Surf Competition, and Tour de Ijen, Magic Wave ( Surf Community Newspaper ).