The K-Coast Beginner's Bash is a DMV/ESA membership contest and has traditionally been an event to encourage and support young novice surfers who want to try competitive surfing for the first time.
K-Coast Surf Shop is stoked to bring this event to Ocean City every summer, and there will be PRIZES, TROPHIES, FUN GIVEAWAYS and GAMES on the beach! After the contest, K-Coast and Delmarva ESA will host a BBQ in the parking lot of K-Coast Surf Shop for all contestants and their families!
This event will be entry level competition for girls and boys under 14 in shortboard, bodyboard and longboard who have never surfed a contest before. Contest entry is FREE for two divisions!
· The Beginner’s Bash is an ESA 1A beginner’s competition with special divisions and age limits. You must be an ESA member and new membership sign up is welcome!
· Register for the contest here, you'll be prompted to join the ESA if you're not already a member. ESA Membership for a single person is $65.00 ESA Membership for a family is $95.00. (ALL COMPETITION AGES ARE BASED ON THE SURFER'S AGE AS OF 1/1/2018)
ENTRY DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 17.
COMPETITION BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 8:30 am ON SATURDAY MORNING.
****IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ!! ***** It is important to be on the beach at 35th St. by 8am on Saturday morning to check in.
If you wish to surf more than the two free divisions, you'll need to be on the beach by 7:30 am. to see if there are any open slots in the extra divisions you wish to compete in. There will be a $10 fee each, for the 3rd and 4th divisions - only if a slot is open in the division you wish to surf in. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. No new heats will be added the morning of the contest. We do this to run an orderly and efficient event for everyone, thanks for understanding!