Check out Hurley’s HB Pro/Am Surf Series Memorial Day Weekend
Surf City-Huntington Beach, Calif. Orange County’s hottest Pro/Am surfing event, the Huntington Beach Pro/Am Surf Series, is gettingready for their third event of the year. This event will be held on May 26th & 27th @ 9th St. located just north of the HB Pier.[IMAGE 1] “Get ready for a fullweekend of exciting Pro and Amateur surfing,” says event director, Seth Matson, ” 9th St. is a great location for an event such as this one. The swell hasbeen up for a couple weeks straight and the competitors are ready to go big”!
This event is single rated and features a $1,000 1st place Pro/Am prize and a $500 1st place XS City Airshow prize! The top 4 amateur winners ineach division will win custom-made trophies and a big bag of killer prizes!
This event runs for two days. Amateur surfers compete on Saturdays in the following Divisions: Super Groms (11 & under), Boys (12-14), Juniors(15-17), Mens (18-28), Masters (29 & up), Longboard and Womens (age open). Pro/Am surfers (and the new XS City Air Show contestants) competeon Sundays where the Amateurs can surf against Pros.
The Huntington Beach Pro/Am Surf Series only runs four man heats, with the top two advancing. The level of competition and excitement increasesthroughout the day as the top competitors move forward into the finals. Remember 3 to the beach? Well that’s old news baby. We only count the top 2waves and double the highest scored wave! Surfing is a lifestyle and you should be as comfortable as possible while surfing your heat. With this newheat format the surfing level has increased dramatically. Come down this weekend and see for yourself!
Our Famous Award Ceremonies and Raffle will be held on Sunday the 27th @ 7:30pm at the HB BEER CO. Look for killer Brewery Specials for allcontestants, family and friends! We will be raffling off a brand new custom ELETIC Surfboard, a brand new Hurley wetsuit, Sector Nine skateboard andmore!!! Raffle tickets are only $1 dollar and the first $30.00 will be donated to the Surf Rider Foundation.
Due to limited space, competitors are encouraged to pre-register to guarantee their entry into the competition. Entry Forms are available at most surfshops, on the famous www.hbsurfseries.com website, or by calling 714-596-5019 and by clicking here.
Contest dates and locations are:
#1. March 3 & 4: South Side (2 star) – OVER
#2. April 21 & 22: Golden West St. (1 star) – OVER
#3. May 26 & 27: 9th Street (1 star) Memorial Day Weekend!!!
#4. June 9 & 10: South Side (2 star)
#5. July 7 & 8: South Side (2 star)
#6. August 11 & 12: 9th Street (1 star)
#7. September 15 & 16: South Side (1 star)
#8. October 27 & 28: First Street, South Side (2 star)
Other Sponsors we love included: Dukes, HB Beer Co., Aloha Grill, Swell.com, Chimayo’s at the Beach, Freestyle, MyOc.com, ELETICSurfboards, Surfer Magazine, Miken Clothing, Golds Gym,Wahoo’s fish taco, Taco Bell, Surfrider Foundation, Pacifico, Sector 9, Kroq, Interscope,Chipotle, Mountain High, Optic Nerve and the good old Sugar Shack.
Complete information about the Huntington Beach Pro/Am Surf Series including Slide Shows, Ratings, Results, the Staff, the Sponsors and more isavailable on our cockle doodle doo web site at www.hbsurfseries.com.
For further information, contact Seth Matson at Forward Progress:
P.O. box #883 – HB, Ca. 92648