Current Pro/Am points leaders Jeff Deffenbaugh (Huntington Beach) and
Richie Collins (Newport Beach) are two front-runners battling it out for
the first place title.
All surfers in the division will be competing for the first place
overall points, as well as round trip tickets to Indonesia (Pro/Am
Division winner) and Cabo San Lucas (all amateur divisions), and several
The Pro/Am format event will feature some of the world's top
professional surfers and local Southern California amateurs. Top
contenders at the southside of the pier will be the Deffenbaugh Brothers,
Jeff and Barry, Timmy Reyes, Chris Ward, Richie Collins, Seth Elmer, Dino
Andino, Brad Gerlach, Jay Larson, to name a few.
Amateur surfers compete Saturday in seven different divisions: Super
Groms (11 and under), Boys (12-14), Juniors (15-17), Mens (18-28),
Masters (29 and up), Longboard (open), and Womens (open). Pro/Am surfers
will compete Sunday.
The starting time both days is 7 a.m., and competition should wrap up
about 4:30 p.m.