Surfrider Newport’s annual kids surf contest and beach celebration is coming up on Saturday, June 24th! The event, hosted by the Newport Chapter, starts at 8am in Otter Rock at the Devil's Punchbowl State Natural Area.
The contest is open to all kids 18 and under. There is a beach cleanup challenge, age group competition, a parent with child class, and for new surfers a Best Beginner class. In Best Beginner, novice surfers will be provided a wetsuit and board if they don’t have one and an individual coach.
This year, Surfrider Newport will hold an online auction featuring artwork from local artists, coastal experiences, and more! Bidding will open on June 16th and end at 3pm on June 24th. Keep an eye on their social media for a sneak peek of the unique items up for bid!
It takes generous sponsors to make this a special day for the kids. This year’s sponsors include:
Beach Cleanup Sponsor: Pura Vida Surf Shop in Otter Rock
Kahuna Level Sponsors: Samaritan Health Services, Mo's, South Beach Surf, LeBoss Surfboards, Roxy, and O’Neill.
Surf Shop Sponsors: The Surf Shop in Westport, Wa, Moment in Pacific City, Zuhg Life in Lincoln City, Lincoln City Surf Shop, Ossie’s Surf Shop in Agate Beach and Newport Surf Shop
Additional sponsors include: Andrea Mace Realty One, Cliffside Sweets, Rainbow sandals, Dark Sea/Obey, Cascade Coast Solar, Catch Surf, Xcel, Surf Hardware International FCS, Hyperflex, and Dakine.
Surfrider welcomes everyone who cares about our beaches and oceans to this day of family fun- see you there!