USA Surfing

Quick fact:  Anyone who surfs in a 2018 ESA Regional event in the following divisions are qualified to surf at the USA Surfing Championships at Lower Trestles in June 2018:
All Adult Shortboard
All Longboard
All SUP Surf
Register at – https://usa-oside.surfsignup.com

How does an ESA competitor qualify for the 2017-2018 USA Surfing Prime East Series?

The USA Surfing Prime East Series includes only these five Shortboard divisions: Boys U14, Boys U16, Boys U18, Girls U16, and Girls U18.

ESA competitors who are under 18 years of age as of January 1, 2018 must qualify for the 2017-2018 USA Surfing Prime East Series through the 2017 ESA Regionals.

The top ranked competitors from each of the ESA’s three 2017 Regionals will be offered an opportunity to compete in the USA Surfing Prime East Series. Competitors attempting to qualify for Prime events should always surf up at least one age division (in addition to their regular age division) at both the ESA District and ESA Regionals level in order to improve their chances of receiving a slot for the following year’s USA Surfing Prime East Series.

If you are interested in competing in the 2017-2018 USA Surfing Prime East Series, please send an email to USA Surfing requesting an invitation. Include your name, birthdate, email address, phone number and what divisions you are interested in entering. If you have met the 2017 ESA Regionals requirement and a slot is available, you will receive an invitation/entry form by email from USA Surfing.

All ESA competitors listed as having a slot are eligible to receive an invitation to the USA Surfing Prime East Series events. If you are listed as an alternate you are still eligible to receive an invitation if a higher ranked ESA competitor does not use their slot.

Please click on the link below for the ESA’s list of slotted and alternate competitors for the 2017-2018 USA Surfing Prime East Series.

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How does an ESA competitor qualify for the 2018 USA Surfing Championships?

ESA competitors in Shortboard divisions who are under 18 years of age as of January 1, 2018 can only qualify for the 2018 USA Surfing Championships through the 2017-2018 USA Surfing Prime Series. A very limited number of slots may also be available for Girls U14 and Boys U12 directly through the 2018 ESA Regionals.

ESA competitors in all other divisions (18 and over Shortboard, all Longboard and SUP divisions) may qualify for the 2018 USA Surfing Championships directly through the ESA. We will use the 2018 ESA  Regionals results to rank competitors in these divisions for the 2018 USA Surfing Championships.

If you are interested in competing in the 2018 USA Surfing Championships, please send an email to USA Surfing requesting an invitation. Include your name, birthdate, email address, phone number and what divisions you are interested in entering. If you have met the 2018 ESA Regionals requirement and a slot is available, you will receive an invitation/entry form by email from USA Surfing.