Things To Do In The World Of Surf

Follow The Van And: "Repeat After Me, I Am Free"

Insights new "Repeat After Me, I Am Free" is cruising down to Oceanside this Friday night. You have an exclusive invite to come party, be a part of the new campaign, and stay for a LIVE show by the Tijuana Panthers. It's goin down at The Royal Dive, show starts at 10pm. $3 cover with all proceeds going to the California Surf Museum. Be there early to get a good spot, a good buzz, and be sure to come in good company.

Reef Hawaiian Pro

The Reef Hawaiian Pro 2009 is up and running. Surfers like Sunny Garcia and Clay Marzo have been shredding, and with a NW swell hitting Haleiwa late this weekend you gotta tune in and watch the action live Find out event times, contestants, and results at And stay tuned to for full coverage and a wrap-up.

Fuel TV California Surf Festival

Movies, music, photography, art, and culture. Come experience the essence of surf culture at Fuel TV's second annual California Surf Festival November 19-22 in Oceanside, CA. Once again the event is an international destination for surfers around the globe with over ten epic movie showings and premieres (with many of the filmmakers present), the Silver Surfer Award, and a three day beach party. The event is put on to benefit the California Surf Museum.

Faction Surfboards Grand Opening Party

When: Saturday, November 21, 11am to 6pm

Where: Faction Surfboards 1981 Ritchey Street, Santa Ana 92705

What: Surboards, live music, and free stuff

Mike Huseman, local Huntington beach shaper, launched Faction Surfboards in 2007, and the new store and board shop is having their massive grand opening party this Saturday. There's gonna be FREE food catered by Wahoo's Fish Tacos and drinks hosted by Monster, board and product giveaways from Future Fins, Graphite Masters, S.E.R.F. Academy, and live performances from Lone Watti Orchestra, Guns Don't Argue, and Bob Milspaugh. And who can turn down free food….

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Encinitas Beach Clean Up

Aren't you sick of cigarette butts littering our beaches and plastic bags floating by in the lineup? Then stop being a lazy complaining bum and do something about it.

Come to Moonlight State Beach in Encinitas this Saturday and join the beach clean up. It is hosted by Alessandro Fraschetti and sponsored by Vivix 659 and Surfrider Foundation. Plus, Vivix is bringing coffee and donuts. It's a good thing, so come out.

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ZJ Boarding House/Hurley Store Grand Opening Party

Hurley's done it again. This time they've teamed up with ZJ Boarding House in Santa Monica to open a giant action sports store. The grand opening is happening this weekend, fully equipped with live music, drinks, food, and a plethora of prizes. Yes, a plethora. MK and the Gentleman will be playing from 2 p.m. to 3p.m. It's free, all ages, and everyone's invited. For more info and directions go to

NSSA Comes to Newport

The 6th stop of the NSSA Southwest Conference Open Season is happening this weekend in Newport Beach. Some of these groms can shred and the event includes an airshow portion, so you can be sure you'll witness some new talent doing some crazy stuff. The two-day event starts at 7:30 a.m. each day and wraps up around 5 p.m. For more info, heat times, and specific location check out

Volcom's Totally Crustaceous Surf Tour

Volcom's Totally Crustaceous Surf Tour kicked off in July 2009 and has been raging across the globe since. It's our turn this Saturday when the contest comes to both Pismo Pier in Central Cal and River Jetties in Orange County. If you happen to be one of the lucky travelers out there and have the urge to stop by Portugal, the tour is heading over there as well. If so, send us some pics.

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