Sign Ups Now Open for Doheny Longboard Surfing Association’s 20th Annual Menehune Championships!!!
Calling all Menehunes!! Time to get yourself to Doheny and get your practice ON!!That sweet time of year called Sumer is upon us and that means it’s time for The 20th Annual Doheny Longboard Surfing Association’s Menehune Surf Championships!!! Contest is on for Saturday, June 25th as part of this years Doheny Surf Fest!! And, as always, we will be kicking it off in style with a night before BBQ and sign up shin dig at Hobie Dana Point from 6-8pm! Yeow!
Doheny Longboard Surfing Association is proud again this year to have Hobie Surf Shops sponsoring the event. Hobie will provide early check-in, t-shirts and a barbeque to start the event beginning Friday, June 24th from 6-8pm at the Dana Point Hobie Surf Shop, located at 34174 Pacific Coast Highway. Bring your family and drag along your crew, all ages are welcome and the BBQ is free of charge!
The heats for the contest begin promptly at 7:30 AM and are open to boys and girls (menehunes) with divisions 8 and under up to 17 years of age. Kids from up and down the coast are expected to participate. Applications and additional information can be picked up at Hobie Surf Shops, or downloaded from the Association’s website at:www.dohenylongboardsurfingassociation.com
The contest features raffles and music throughout the day with an awards ceremony following the end of the competition. Mark Gale, President of the DLSA, reminds you,“This event is all about enjoying the beach, friends & family while having fun in the surf. We hope these kids will fondly remember their time spent at Doheny with their fellow surfers and families for years to come.”
Surfers will compete in 15 minute heats. The scoring is based on a 10 point system that integrates wave selection, length of ride, surfing moves and style. Judges are all Doheny Longboard members who have a long history of working within this type of scoring system.
* The Doheny Longboarding Surfing Association (D.L.S.A.) is an organization dedicated to board surfing in a clean and natural environment. In relation to that philosophy, the D.L.S.A. will act as a support group for other organizations with similar views and objectives.