HURLEY SURFING AMERICA PRIME PRESENTED BY GOT
MILK? GOES OFF THIS WEEKEND AT SEBASTIAN INLET, FLORIDA
The best Under-18 surfers in the Eastern USA
compete for qualifying points to earn slots into the Surfing America USA
Championships, and a chance to secure a spot on the 2011 PacSun USA Surf
Capistrano, Calif. - March 4, 2010 - Surfing America, the National Governing Body for surfing in the
USA, is pleased to announce that the second East Coast event of the highly
successful Surfing America Prime Series will take place this Saturday and
Sunday, March 6 & 7 at Sebastian Inlet, Florida.
Surfing America Prime presented by Got Milk? is an invitation-only event that
offers the highest standard of competition for top surfers in the following age
Surfing America Prime operates on the East and West Coast of the Mainland
US. Entry into the Series is by
East Coast Series, invitations have been sent to the best under 18-year-old
shortboarders in the East based on ESA ratings after Easterns and NSSA current
season ratings. Surfers participating in this weekend's Prime event include
current and former PacSun USA Surf Team members Evan Geiselman, Evan Thompson,
Jasset Umbel, Quincy Davis, Nick Rupp, and Cam Richards.
Prime events feature 4-man/20 minute heats, ASP Judges judging to ASP criteria,
BeachByte Computer Scoring, and professional announcing. This series will
determine who gets the coveted invites to the Surfing America USA Championships
at Lower Trestles in June.
As a sign
of Surfing America's commitment to developing young talent on the East Coast, PacSun
USA Surf Team Assistant Coach, Sean Mattison, will be on hand this Friday and
all weekend to work with the kids who are competing in the event.
America Prime East Series consists of three stops at top breaks on the East
Ditch Plains, Montauk, NY - October 24 - 25, 2009
Inlet, FL - March 6 - 7, 2010
Banks, NC - April 24 - 25, 2010
based on the top two event scores, will determine invites for the Surfing
America USA Championships at Lower Trestles in June 2010. The PacSun USA Surf
Team will be selected after the USA Championships.
America Prime Series presented by Got Milk? is proud to be sponsored by the California
Milk Processor Board, PacSun, Billabong, Hurley, O'Neill, Vans, New Era, Verizon Wireless, Gidget, Kicker, Surfer,
Surfing, TransWorld SURF, Surfline.com, Fuel TV, and Eastern Surf Magazine.
For overall season ratings for the Surfing America Prime Series presented by Got Milk? CLICK HERE
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growth, competitive success, and positive image of surfing in the USA and to provide the
best possible experience for all participants by encouraging, developing,
advancing, and administrating the sport--while producing champions.
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include: improving competition standards, hosting national championship events,
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successfully growing the sport, and business, of surfing on a global basis.
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