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3rd Annual Vans Pier Classic takes over Huntington Pier


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 Jack’s 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 Men’s and Women’s WQS 2-Star Vans Pro and a Men’s 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 can’t make it out to the pier can catch live webcasts of the entire event at . Also look for plenty of photos and daily live up-dates at

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 women’s pro.

Contest Schedule

Wednesday, March 26
8:00a – 4:00p          Vans Pro Men’s           Rds 1 & 2

Thursday, March 27
8:00a – 4:00p         Vans Pro Men’s           Rds 2 & 3

Friday, March 28
8:00a – 1:20p         Vans Pro Men’s           Round 4
1:20p – 4:40p         Ezekiel Pro Junior        Round 1

Saturday, March 29
8:00a – 10:40a        Vans Pro Men’s         Round 5
10:40a – 3:20p        Ezekiel Pro JR            Round 2
3:20p – 4:40p          Vans Women’s Pro    Round 1

Sunday, March 30
8:00a – 9:20a          Ezekiel Pro JR           Quarterfinals
9:20a – 10:40a        Vans Pro Men’s        Quarterfinals
10:40a – 11:30a      Vans Women’s Pro   Semi-Finals
11:30a – 12:20p      Ezekiel Pro JR           Semi-Finals
12:20p – 1:10p       Vans Pro Men’s         Semi-Finals
1:10p – 1:40p         Ezekiel Pro JR            FINALS
1:40p – 2:10 p        Vans Women’s Pro    FINALS
2:10p – 2:40p         Vans Pro Men’s         FINALS
3:00p - Awards Presentation

The Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards is made possible by the support of Ezekiel, Spy, Xcel and

About Vans
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 world’s 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


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