Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Seal Beach Surfing Championships

For the last fourteen years the Seal Beach Lifeguard Association (SBLA) has held the annual surf contest, "The Seal Beach Surfing Championships", to raise money for local charities. This years waiting period for the two-day event begins January 7th, 2012, and runs through February 25th, 2012. The event will be held on one the weekends during this waiting period. The waiting period will allow for the best possible surfing conditions.

2012 Seal Beach Surfing Championships divisions will consist of: Men's Open Shortboard, Men's Open Longboard, Master's Shortboard, Master's Longboard, Seniors Open, Women Open, Juniors, Grom and Menhune.

This year contest directors have added a new "Best Trick Contest" presented by Body Glove.

With each entry, every surfer will receive a contest t-shirt, and a meal at the awards banquet. Sign-up forms are available at local sponsors - Katin Surf Shop, Harbour Surfboards, Z-Pizza, Hennessey's, Bruce Jones Surf Shop (sunset beach, Yucatan Grill, and Lifeguard Headquarters (888 Ocean Ave).

Competitors can also go to our website: and download an entry form. Many updates will be fed through Facebook and Twitter as the contest waiting period approaches…

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