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April 5, 2013

2013 Kona Waterman Classic

May 18 at 8:00am until May 19 at 1:00pm


Location: Columbia Street in Wrightsville Beach, NC


May 17: Registration for all contestants. Goody bags for contestants, Kona sampling, and pizza provided by Vito’s to contestants and paid guests, with entertainment by “Selah Dubb” 6-9 PM.

May 18-Longboard and SUP Surfing contest starts at 0730-in the water with the first heat at 0800. All heats will be water starts!

May 18 -”Sponsors Marketplace” for vendors in the lot next to the Big Top Tent in the lot across from King Neptune’s Resturant 8 AM-5 PM on Saturday May 18. Come check out what they have!

May 18-Lunch break around 1130-1230.

May 18-WGNI live broadcast at the “Sponsors Marketplace” near the tent on Sat. Two custom “Kona Bike Cruisers” to be given away by GNI/102.7 will be announced on May 18. One custom Longboard by East Coast Surfboards. Raffle tiks will be available on the beach.

May 18-Pro-Longboard Open

May 18-Awards 6-9 PM with heavy appetizers provided by King Neptune’s to contestants, paid guests, and entertainment by the “Carvers”, sponsored by WBLA . Scholarship announcements for the 2013-2014 school year!

May 18-After party at Jerry Allen’s and Logerheads 9 PM to who knows!!!

May 19-SUP Ocean Race (1 1/2 mile course)  begins at 0730 check-in. First group (Novice), men and women,  take to the water at 0800.

May 19-Better than Novice Divisions (3 mile course), men and women. Check-in 0930, take to the water at 1000.

May 19-Awards and lunch for SUPers! 2013 Winner announced for the Kona “All” Waterman of the year award!

Custom trophies for longboarders and SUP’ers, by Michael Whitmore. 1st thru 4th place contestants. 4 person final-heats for surfing. All heats water starts. Cash prizes will be awarded based on competitiors participation for the SUP “Better than Novice” Ocean Race.

Special “Sportsmanship” trophy awarded each day- provided by Dave Arnold of  Flow Country Art. info…flowcountry@att

Lots of giveaways on the beach and under the big top, from our sponsors each day. Raffle tickets available for a custom made longboard by East Coast Surfboards, a Perfect Surfer, Air Wilmington (Sightseeing tour for 3) , Geico, Hampton Inn Landfall, Blockade Runner, and more!

Register to win one of two “Kona” Bicycles on WGNI’s website begining April 17th.

Media coverage/photography by Local Sessions, Lumina News, and other local outlets.

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