The 2016 Men's Samsung Galaxy World Championship Tour will return to Jeffreys Bay in July 2016. The JBay Open of Surfing will take place at Supertubes from the 06-17 July 2016. Like in the years before, the major surfing event will be part of the JBay Winterfest.
The JBay Winterfest (06-17 July 2016) is an annual sports festival in Jeffreys Bay. The main event of the Winterfest is the JBay Open of Surfing, which draws over 10 000 spectators for the final day. Besides the Samsung Galaxy World Championship Tour, the sports festival also hosts the J-Bay MTB Open, the Quiksilver JBay Junior Pro / Roxy JBay Junior Pro, the JBU Supertrial, the Oakley X-Over Challenge, the Cold Water Classic, the Fishing Skins Competition, the J-Bay X Trail Run and a Kite Festival.