Friday, April 12, 2013
The Tides Hotel on Folly Beach will host the second annual KickOff Classic Surf Competition April 13 and 14.
The event, which will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, will include competition divisions of Shortboard, Longboard, Bodyboard, Push n Surf and Open Stand Up Paddleboarding for men and women of all ages – and is open to competitors and spectators alike.
This year’s event will feature a cash prize to the top three competitors in the Men and Women’s Open Shortboard category, distributed as follows: $600 to first place, $300 to second place, and $100 to third place.
Registration forms can be picked up at Tides, Avocet Properties, local surf shops, Tide’s Facebook page, or via Eastern Surfing Association’s website. Entry Fee for the competition is $20 for the first event and $5 for each additional event. The deadline to enter is April 7th at 6:00 pm, and all individuals entering the competition must have a current ESA membership.
“We are very excited to continue our partnership with the Tides Hotel,” says Nancy Hussey, director, Eastern Surfing Association Southern South Carolina District. “This is a terrific way to kick off our season; and it is a great opportunity for people to come out, enjoy the day, and watch some of our fabulous local surfers.”
Food and Drink specials and live music at BLU Restaurant and Bar will be offered daily, with musical performances by Eric Penrod and Tim Davis, Justin Castellano Duo, DJ Wade, The East Coast Party Band and Ben Fagan Duo.
For reservations or more information on Tides Folly Beach call 843-588-6464 or visit www.TidesFollyBeach.com.