2014 Scholarship Application period now open till April 15th!
Go to the scholarship tab for applications and instructions on applying.
2014 WBLA Longboard Classic and SUP Surfing PRO-AM
We have dropped the Ocean Race, since the Carolina Cup covers that SUP event and now have added an additional SUP Surf event the “SUP Surfing” PRO-Open. Contestants can compete for two $4,000 purses in each PRO-Open events, for a total purse of $8,000 to be distributed to 1st-4th in each event. Each PRO-Open will be limited to 48 slots each for the money. On-line registration is available now and is the only method to enter the amateur and pro events!
Select either amateur (AM) or professional (PRO) and you will be directed to that registration page. You will be automatically entered into a proper age division based on your birthday.
Parkway Subaru and WGNI 102.7
Select the events tab for more info!
Special Lodging Rates available:
WBLA Longboard Classic and SUP Surfing PRO-AM Planning Meeting
Contest committee meeting at Brian and Helen’s Friday 3/12 at 6 PM. BYOB and any food/grill items you want!
Robert August Surfboard and Raffle
at Parkway Subaru till 3/10
Go check it out: autographed replica, Model 1963, Longboard used in the “Endless Summer” by Robert August,
Get your raffle tickets today to support the WB Museum, and support one of our longtime sponsors!!!
Info: Model 1963 #79 of 300 with signed authenticity certificate
Raffle Tickets $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00 available at your local surf shop, select businesses, or pick them up at the WB Museum beginning Feb. 1st.
Proceeds to benefit the future “Waterman Hall of Fame” project at Wrightsville Beach maintained by the museum.
Next WBLA Meeting March 18, 2014 at 7-9 PM.
Location: “Shell Island Resort” in the bar area!
Check out some beautiful artwork by one of our members, William Love
WBLA “Seyz Thanks!”
4 Long Time Supporters of WBLA over many years were recognized on October 22 for their efforts! Congratulations to:
Mary Ann Mangiacapre, Amy Rose, Sandy Rose, Bradley Rose
New Company in Town!
My name is Walter Mayo. I am the owner of Paddle NC, the new kayak and paddle board concession at Carolina Beach State Park, in Carolina Beach NC, and Hammocks Beach State Park, in Swansboro NC. We provide amazing experiences for our guests with high quality kayak and paddle board tours, rentals, and instruction. Mention WBLA for a discount on these services!
Cape Fear Challenge
High School Club Surf Contest- Results
Mark Campbell, the organizer stated-”I really feel like high school surfing took a big leap forward today due to this contest. So many parents, students and teachers came up to me today to thank all of us. It created a lot of excitement as the first “team-oriented” high school surf contest This is something the students have been wanting for years.”
Next year, WBLA, Wrightsville Beach Loop, and SNC are committed to sponsor this contest and make it an annual gathering of the schools surf clubs for the challenge!”
Clubs represented and cumulative scores:
Home School 81
Coastal Christian 38
Wilmington Christian 17.5
“Home School Surf Club” was the Winning team
2013 contest pics here! Courtesy of Rick and Paula Bickford from Cali!!! Thanks
The WBLA is a non-profit (501) organization registered in the state of NC, which embraces our way of life and love for the ocean. We can always use your support through donations for events, the annual scholarship fund, or to help a needy local family who has been less fortunate! YOUR DONATION MAY BE TAX DEDUCTIBLE! Please consider making a donation by either contacting one of the executive board members (on the contact tab) or anonymous donations will be accepted by mail/paypal.
Mailing Address: Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association P.O. Box 541 Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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Thanks for your support!
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