Virginia Beach to Host East Coast Surfing Championships | Sports Destination Management

Virginia Beach to Host East Coast Surfing Championships

Jul 30, 2013

The East Coast Surfing Championships will be held in Virginia Beach, Virginia, from August 19-August 25 in the resort area, oceanfront.

Information is available by phone at 757-422-3231 (the Virginia Beach Jaycees)

Celebrating its 51st year, ECSC is North America's Oldest Running Surfing Competition and the second oldest continuously-run surfing contest in the world. More than 100 of the world's top professional surfers, male and female, and an estimated 300 amateur surfers will travel to Virginia Beach to "ride the curl" at the Oceanfront and compete for combined cash prizes.

Held annually in Virginia Beach, Virginia since 1963, ECSC is more than just surfing. Dozens of people also take part in other competitions including skimboarding, volleyball, an oceanfront 5K run, a swimsuit competition and the extreme sport of skateboarding. Live bands perform for free on an oceanfront stage throughout the weekend. A cost is involved to participate in competitions, but all activities are free and open to the public.

Information is available by e-mail at or on the website of  Online booking can be found at

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