$15 – $35

International Bodysurfing Championships

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$15 – $35

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Manhattan Beach Pier

2 Manhattan Beach Boulevard

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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The International Bodysurfing Championships will be held on the north side of Manhattan Beach Pier. Join GBBA for this fantastic event.

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Hosted by the Gillis Beach Bodysurfing Association, the International Bodysurfing Championships include participants who range from relatively novice body surfers to former World Champions. Join us for a day of competition and celebration with the bodysurfing community.

Check-in: Legends (65+) check in at 6:15 a.m. with first heats in the water at 6:45 a.m. Men's 45-64 check in at 7:00 a.m. and all others check in at 8:00 a.m.

Location: North Side of Manhattan Beach Pier (summer swell magnet).

Entry fee: Boys and Girls Divisions (under 18) $15, Adults (age 18 and older) $35. Late Entries received after Tuesday July 27th $40. Beach entries are accepted ($40) and are based on availability. Entry fee includes an International Surf Festival T-shirt

Age groups: Girls Division (Under 18) , Women's Division (18 and older) , Boys Division (Under 18) , Men's Division, Sr. Men's Division, Masters' Division Grand Masters' Division Legends (65 and Above). Some age groups will be determined immediately before the contest begins and will be approximately equal in size.

Competition: No special equipment, swim fins only. 12 minute heats with water start. Top 4 waves are scored. Scores are based on length of ride on the shoulder and quality of maneuvers (underwater take off, spinners, etc.). Limit of 108 male contestants and 36 female contestants: Format--Each division will have approximately 3 preliminary heats of approximately 6 contestants. The top 2 finishers in each preliminary heat will advance to a championship heat in that division.

Awards: In each division, awards will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

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Manhattan Beach Pier

2 Manhattan Beach Boulevard

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Organizer Gillis Beach Bodysurfing Association--Jay Estabrook

Organizer of International Bodysurfing Championships

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