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Here are the details about the 24-hour surf contest this weekend in Huntington Beach as part of Project Save Our Surf.
Sixteen(16) teams of maximum 22 competitors per team or a team that can surf team-members multiple times over the twenty-four(24) hour period, beginning NOON on Saturday June 19th and ending on Sunday June 20th at NOON.
Within the 24 hours there are two(2) special hours of sixteen(16) competitors that will be drawn from a hat and allocated to the sixteen(16) participating teams.
The CELEBRITY HOUR/Where Hollywood meets Surf Culture
Saturday 19th from 1.00p.m. to 2.00p.m. where 16 celebrities from the entertainment, music and surf world will compete on behalf of their allocated teams drawn from a hat for SURF 24.
The SUP HOUR
Sunday the 20th from 10.00a.m. to 11.00a.m. the “SUP HOUR” where 16 WPA(World Paddle Association) competitors will be allocated by the draw of the hat to the 16 participating teams.
THE SCORING FORMAT:
Each participating team is to have a team-member in the water every hour on the hour for the 24 hours, with their one best scoring ride in an hour counting to a teams 24 scoring rides, totaling to the champion of SURF 24.
A team can comprise any age, gender and equipment and equipment can be both short or longboard.
THE “GRAVEYARD” SHIFT”:
Due to the Huntington Beach curfew from 10.00p.m. to 5.00a.m. on the beaches, competitors will be issued glowing arm-bands so the can be recognized by police and HB City authorities enabling them to remain on the beach to compete and support their teams.
The Southside of HB Pier will be flood-lit during the “Graveyard Shift”.
Additionally there will be “Live” entertainment in the outdoor amphitheatre, including bands and movie showing on the “Big Screen”.
The following will be awarded NIXON watches engraved as a CHAMPION of SURF 24 for:
SURF 24 CELEBRITY CHAMPION
SURF 24 “SUP CHAMPION”
SURF 24 MOST VALUABLE SURFER
SURF 24 TEAM CHAMPIONS
(One for each on the championship team)
Who will be the first SURF Champions?
The TEAM entry is $2,400.00.
$100.00 an hour for the 24 hours with the proceeds benefiting SURFRIDER FOUNDATION, HEAL THE BAY and INSIDE THE OUTDOORS FOUNDATION.