Hundreds of bodysurfers of all ages from all across the planet will compete in the 39th Annual World Body Surfing Championships on the weekend of August 22 and 23. Men and women will ride the body boards on the waves, perform amazing tricks and feats of grace and agility. Only the best will continue to the Grand Championships, which take place on Sunday afternoon. It’s free to watch this thrilling competition, which is broken up into separate heats. Heats last 15 minutes each, and a minimum of two contestants will advance to the next level. Heats start at 6:30AM on Saturday, August 22 and last through 4PM. After that time, it’s free surf for everyone. On Sunday, August 23 the action starts up again with semi-finals from 6:30Am to 9:30AM. Then it’s off to the finals for the men and women, through 1PM.
The Women’s Grand Championships take place at 12:55PM, and the Men’s Grand Championships take place at 1:20PM. Awards will be presented at 1:50PM. No matter when you arrive during the day you’ll see some incredible athleticism and artistry on the ocean. It all goes down at Oceanside Pier, just up the coast from San Diego. Make the most of your beach vacation when you stay at our oceanfront hotel. Along with well-appointed room and suites, you’ll find a heated outdoor pool, spa services, and free bicycle rentals. Want to learn more about the World Body Surfing Championships? Ready to make your reservations? Please contact us today at 1 (800) 344-3370 for more information, and to make your booking.