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2020 Summer Surf Series

Click on the ESA logo to register for events.

20

June

2020

venue

ESA DMV - Contest 2

location

36th Street, Ocean City, MD


18

July

2020

venue

MD State Surfing Championship

location

36th Street, Ocean City, MD


8

August

2020

venue

ESA DMV - Contest 4

location

Assateague State Park, Berlin, MD


22

August

2020

venue

ESA DMV - Contest 5

location

36th Street, Ocean City, MD


24

October

2020

venue

Spooktacular Surf Stomp

location

46th Street, Ocean City, MD


important stuff

Competition Rules

all the rules for competition

2020 Age Chart

how old am I?

ESA All-Stars

learn more about this elite group of competitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be an ESA member to compete?

Yes, to be covered by our insurance, all competitors must be members.  Individual competition memberships are $75 annually or sign up the whole family for $150.

What divisions can I surf?

Your age for the 2020 season is based on your age as of January 1, 2021.  In the 2020 season, we are building points towards the 2021 Championships.   Youth divisions are allowed to surf their age group plus "up" two divisions above their age group.  Adults must surf their age group.  Open divisions are just that - open to any age!

How long must a longboard be?

Longboards must be a minimum of 9 feet in length.  Menehune longboards must be a minimum of  3 feet over the competitor's head.

What qualifies as a bodyboard?

Bodyboards cannot exceed 46 inches in length, be flexible and have some portion of soft exterior skin.

Can I register on the beach?

You can try.  If a slot is available in a heat, you can register on the beach.  To guarantee a spot, be sure to register online.  Online registration closes at 8pm two days before the event.

How many waves can I catch?

Competitors can catch 10 waves in a heat ( 12 waves in a final).  Your top 2 waves are used to calculate your heat score.