Vans Pier Classic
Presented by Jack's Surfboards
Ezekiel Pro Junior
Presented by Jack's Surfboards
Men's 2 Star WQS Event #6
Grade 2 Men's ASP Junior Event
The Pier, Huntington Beach
26 - 30 March 2008
3rd Annual Vans Pier Classic takes over Huntington Pier
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 20 March, 2008 : - - The 3rd Annual Vans Pier Classic presented by Jacks Surfboards takes over the Huntington Beach pier Wednesday, March 26 through Sunday, March 30. Kicking off the West Coast leg of the 2008 World Qualifying Series (WQS) tour, the event consists of the Mens and Womens WQS 2-Star Vans Pro and a Mens Grade 2 event, the Ezekiel Pro Junior.
The event will feature many of the best young surfers in the world vying for title honors and part of nearly $50,000 in prize money up for grabs. Those that cant make it out to the pier can catch live webcasts of the entire event at vans.com . Also look for plenty of photos and daily live up-dates at vans.com.
Among the 160 men surfers confirmed to compete in the Vans Pro draw include Dane, Tanner and Pat Gudauskas, John John Florence, Andrew Doheny and Eric and Evan Geiselman plus defending champ Micah Byrne of Huntington Beach with Courtney Conlogue, Sage Erickson and Leila Hurst in the womens pro.
Wednesday, March 26
8:00a 4:00p Vans Pro Mens Rds 1 & 2
Thursday, March 27
8:00a 4:00p Vans Pro Mens Rds 2 & 3
Friday, March 28
8:00a 1:20p Vans Pro Mens Round 4
1:20p 4:40p Ezekiel Pro Junior Round 1
Saturday, March 29
8:00a 10:40a Vans Pro Mens Round 5
10:40a 3:20p Ezekiel Pro JR Round 2
3:20p 4:40p Vans Womens Pro Round 1
Sunday, March 30
8:00a 9:20a Ezekiel Pro JR Quarterfinals
9:20a 10:40a Vans Pro Mens Quarterfinals
10:40a 11:30a Vans Womens Pro Semi-Finals
11:30a 12:20p Ezekiel Pro JR Semi-Finals
12:20p 1:10p Vans Pro Mens Semi-Finals
1:10p 1:40p Ezekiel Pro JR FINALS
1:40p 2:10 p Vans Womens Pro FINALS
2:10p 2:40p Vans Pro Mens FINALS
3:00p - Awards Presentation
The Vans Pier Classic presented by Jacks Surfboards is made possible by the support of Ezekiel, Spy, Xcel and Surfline.com.
Vans supports and promotes surfing through a full line of surf footwear and apparel, events such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and through sponsorship of many of the worlds top surfers such as Joel Tudor, Timmy Reyes, Karina Petroni and Nathan Fletcher.
About Jack's Surfboards
Jack's Surfboards reached a milestone in 2007 celebrating it's 50th year in business. Since 1957, Jack's has built a reputation as an icon in surf retail. It has been the place to go for surf fans around the world to find the newest surf products and clothing labels. Offering a huge selection of surfboards, wetsuits, skateboards, snowboards, apparel and accessories, Jack's is Orange County's premier surf shop.
For more information on Vans and the Vans Pier Classic, visit www.vans.com.
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