By Jon Facer
2007 WCT To Kickoff On Schedule
February 26-March 11
The 2007 Quiksilver Pro presented by Samsung kicks off the ’07 season down under on Australia’s Gold Coast. Surfers who arrived early have scored killer waves already, and swell models predict even better waves that could open the event on day one.
Top 18 Come To The Gold Coast
February 27-March 11
Snapper Rocks in Queensland, Australia will host the 9th annual Roxy Pro presented by Samsung where the best female surfers will compete for $80,000 in prize money, and a healthy ratings jump start for the top finishers.
February 23 9:00pm – 2:00am
Life Rolls On Benefit
Jason Mraz, Bushwalla and special guest Jayson Belt
Long Beach, CA
Come celebrate with Life Rolls On Foundation founder Jesse Billauer, as he celebrates his 28th Birthday and raises money for Life Rolls On. Your $15 donation at the door (or with advanced ticket purchase) is a contribution to LRO. Ages 21+
NSSA: Gold Coast Conference Explorer Season Schedule
Santa Barbara Campus Point (Backup: C St, Ventura)
February 24 @ 9 am
UCF Surf Team/Ron Jon Bach Clean Up
Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach, behind Ron Jon Surf Shop. Participants will meet in the Ron Jon parking lot across from Shepard Park before starting the clean up event. The clean up will begin at St. Lucie Lane and continue back to Shepard Park.
Event # 3 of the Monster Energy/Sun Diego Pro Tour presented by Ezekiel Scripps Pier–La Jolla, CA
Reef Classic Latin Pro
Punta Rocas, Peru
December 1-February 28
The Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau holding period is almost up! Will it run? Stay tuned…
January 1-March 31
The Maverick’s Surf Contest Presented by Ask.com window
Rusty Demo Days presented by Del Mar Rusty
Starts @ 8am 20115th Street Del Mar, CA
Go to Rusty.com for more info
Clean Up Cardiff State Beach with Patagonia
Meet at Patagonia Cardiff Surfshop @10:00am -1:00pm
2185 San Elijo Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
We’ll provide the bags and gloves, and award prizes to the group that collects the most trash by weight. Please wear old clothes, closed-toed shoes, a hat and bring a sweater or jacket. Bring your friends and family, too. It’s for a good cause, and it’ll be fun!
For more information, call 760-634-9886.