ESA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships presented by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau & Surfer Dudes begins this Friday

The road to the Eastern Surfing Association’s Easterns® Championships continues this weekend as competitors from South & North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware meet for ESA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships being held at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina.

The event begins Friday, May 4th, at 7am and runs through Sunday, May 6th, afternoon.  Open to the public, spectators in person and viewers online will be in for some exciting surfing with competitors of all ages.  ESA sponsors will be on the beach each day offering prizes and products to those attending the event.
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ESA Crowns its Southeast Champions in Florida

Event stand-out competitor Jonathan Wallhauser from ESA’s Central Florida district made the challenging conditions look easy. PC: MEZ/ESM

April 25, 2018 – The ESA held its 2018 Southeast Regional Surfing Championships presented by Surfer Dudes, Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism and Long Doggers this past weekend at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida. Surfers of all ages from Florida, Alabama and Georgia competed for the titles of ESA Southeast Champion for their age divisions. Friday saw less than ideal wave conditions but perfect weather for the ESA adult and Open divisions. Waves on Saturday increased in size from the strong onshore winds that continued throughout the end of the event on Sunday, bringing torrential rain during the youth finals in the morning of the last day.
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ESA’s 2018 Southeast Regional Surfing Championships begins Friday

April 16, 2018 – The Eastern Surfing Association will kick off its post-season championships with the 2018 Southeast Regional Surfing Championships presented by Surfer Dudes, Long Doggers and Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism this weekend at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida.  According to Swellinfo, the waves will be steadily increasing throughout the event.

This major surfing event will run Friday through Sunday, April 20-22, and will host competitors from all over the states of Florida, Alabama and Georgia.  There will be a live webcast on throughout the entire event and a featured recap video produced by Shoots Media.  Eastern Surf Magazine will be on the beach for photography.
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ESA All-Star Hawaii Video NOW POSTED

April 15, 2018 – The annual ESA All-Star Team trip to Oahu’s North Shore is more about training – it’s about making memories and creating friendships that will last a lifetime.

ESA All-Stars Charge the North Shore

Maddie Franz charged big Sunset while being coached by Tamayo Perry. PC: Cliff Franz

March 4, 2018 – The ESA All-Star Team wrapped up two great weeks on the North Shore of Oahu surfing the seven-mile miracle from sun-up to sun-down each day.

As always, Hawaii provided powerful waves that challenged some of the most elite young surfers from all over the east coast. The All-Stars made the trip to Hawaii with fellow team members and experienced mentors who guided them along the way.

Each All-Star had an opportunity to be coached by expert Pipeline surfer, and north shore lifeguard, Tamayo Perry and his wife, Emilia.
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ESA announces Surfer Dudes as Presenting Sponsor

February 3, 2018 – The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) is excited to announce that Surfer Dudes® will be the presenting sponsor for all of the ESA’s post-season championship events for 2018 and 2019, including The Easterns®. As the world’s largest amateur surfing organization, ESA just celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Its continued goal to introduce competitive surfing to various demographics, including younger groms along the east coast, Great Lakes and Gulf Coast of Florida, makes Surfer Dudes and ESA a great match.

Surfer Dudes is the world’s first self-righting self-surfing toy powered by waves – no batteries required, just the energy found in surf. Named Outdoor Toy of the Year in 2015 by Toy and Hobby Retailer Industry Awards, Surfer Dudes are the World’s First Surf Boomerang®.

Jordan Reardon, COO of Surfer Dudes, said, “Surfer Dudes is particularly thrilled by the family atmosphere ESA creates. It’s common to see two and three generations together at their events. After all, the beach and surf are great places for families to be together…for both the young at heart and young in age.”
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