Whether you have never entered a surf competition, regularly participate, or are the proud parent of a shredding grom or even surfing dog, the waves are calling! With the end of warmer waters rapidly approaching, now is the time to sign up for the remaining 2017 San Diego amateur surf competitions. Try out a contest you have never surfed before, bring your family and have a great day enjoying our beautiful beaches!


September 9 - Revolt Summer Surf Series -  Ocean Beach Pier

Events: Includes groms, juniors, mens and womens 18+, masters, longboard, open and pro/am

Additional Info: This is also the first annual OB Surf Fair with food, music, shopping and raffles!

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September 10 - Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon - Dog Beach, Del Mar

Events: Freestyle surf and heats organized by weight of dog

Additional Info: The day will include canine agility course, canine costume contest, vendor marketplace and awards presentation. Free to attend, all donations will go to the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

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September 30 - Swamis Surfing Association - Tourmaline Beach

Additional Info: Check the Facebook event page for upcoming details

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September 30 - AM Slam Surf - Mission Beach Belmont Park

Events: Ages 14 & Under, Ages 15-17, Men's Long Board, Pro AM, Women's Long Board, Women's Short Board

Additional Info: Fourth and final event of the Am Slam Surf Series, an amateur surf contest series. This contest will include a surf and skate festival!

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October 14-15 - Western Surfing Association - Avalanche Beach, Ocean Beach

Events: Divisions for everyone from micro-groms to seniors, long boards to adaptive surf

Additional Info: The Western Surfing Association (WSA) is the oldest and largest amateur surfing association in the USA. The WSA, is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting surfing through fun, family oriented surf competitions.

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October 21-22 - Swamis Surfing Association Return to the Reef - Cardiff State Beach

Additional Info: Swamis Surfing Association annual contest, come to participate, watch and enjoy the day with good company and food.

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Make sure you’re dialed with all the right equipment for all conditions! From surfboards to wetsuits, our friendly staff will be happy to assist you or give advice on what you might need to avoid unexpected curveballs on the day of competition!