Surfing America prepares for Prime East event
Surfing America Prime East Event
Revel Beach, New Jersey
28 - 30 September 2012
Beachfront resort hosts Surfing America Prime surf contest
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 19 September, 2012 : - - With the crisp Ocean breeze and clean late summer waves, there’s no better time to surf New Jersey than September. Revel is pleased to announce that Surfing America, the national governing body for surfing in the United States, will be holding their first Surfing America Prime East event of the 2012/2013 season at Revel Beach, Atlantic City, NJ, September 28 – 30, 2012.
Surfing America Prime is the highest level of junior surfing in the nation. Competitors from all over the East coast with come to Revel Beach to test their skills against the best in the East to qualify for the USA Championships at Lower Trestles, San Onofre State Beach, in June, and possibly earn spot on the PacSun USA Surf Team. Surfing America Prime events feature professional judging by Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) and International Surfing Association (ISA) certified judges, computer scoring, professional announcing and 4 person 20-minute heats. Competitors qualify for the Prime series on the East Coast by excelling in either National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) or Atlantic Surfing Federation (ASF) competitions the previous season.
The competition will run from approximately 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday depending on surf and tides. The event is open to the public to watch free of charge. In addition to the Surf Competition, PacSun USA Junior Surf Team Coach, Ryan Simmons, will be running a free coaching clinic for competitors on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Also ASP Judge Gordon Lawson will hold a short judging clinic on Saturday morning at 7:30 AM. All events will take place on Revel Beach.
“We are super stoked to have Revel host our event in Atlantic City,” said Surfing America Executive Director, Greg Cruse. “The resort is amazing and combined with the wide sandy Revel Beach, we couldn’t ask for a better venue for our event.”
During the event on Saturday, AC Surf Schools will be hosting free surf lessons for Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City members. PacSun USA Surf Team members and Surfing America Prime Surfers will be lending a hand as guest instructors.
Source: Surfing America
Author: Maureen Siman
Tags: Surfing America, Revel Beach New Jersey, Surfing America Prime Events