2nd ANNUAL MEDICAL EXCERCISE ASSOC DAYTONA LONGBOARD CLASSIC
Northside of Daytona Pier in front of the Clock Tower & the Bandshell
Friday & Saturday, February 19th & 20th 2010
Pro/Am Longboard Surf Contest with $5000 Purse & $1000's in Prizes
Surf Event held in conjunction with Volkswagen Bus Show in the Bandshell
2nd Annual Ms WinterJam contest presented by Venus & Daytona Hooters
Live Bands & DJ's thruout the day in the bandshell, plus great food & more!
Official DLC SurfJam afterparty starts at 9pm at the Ocean Deck Bar & Grill
Also check out SbamJam Sk8 event in the Ocean Center Fri & Sat night
Mens Pro - Open
Womens Pro - Open
Junior Pro - 17 & down
Jr Mens Longboard: 17 & under
Mens Longboard: 18 - 34
Masters Mens Longboard: 35 - 49
Senior Mens Longboard: 50 & up
Jr Womens Longboard: 17 & under
Womens Longboard: 18 & up
Noserider: All Ages (9' 6" & above)
PRO PURSE & AWARDS
All Pro Divisions will receive trophies from 1st thru 4th places
$5000 Cash Purse for 3 Pro Divisions including Mens, Womens & Jrs
Junior Pro Longboard: $1000 ($500 1st, $250 2nd, $150 3rd & $100 4th)
Womens Pro Longboard: $1000 ($500 1st, $250 2nd, $150 3rd & $100 4th)
Mens Pro Longboard: $3000 ($1500 1st, $750 2nd, $450 3rd & $300 4th)
AMATEUR LOTTERY & AWARDS
Amateur Divisions will receive trophies from 1st thur 4th places
Amateur Finalists (Top 4 each division) will be entered into a lottery
Prizes including surfboards & gear will be give out to Lottery Winners
All participants will receive a T-shirt, sticker & goody bag
Pre-registration is recommended to guarantee entry
Online registration begins December 1st 2009
Online registration ends February 18th 2010
Early registration deadline is February 12th 2010
$25 Late Fee for all entries after February 12th
Amateur Divisions: $40
Noserider Add-on: $25
Jr & Womens Pro: $75
Mens Pro - $100
Medical Excercise Associates
Smart Girls Who Surf
Maui Nix Surf Shop
Locals Only Magazine
Bright House Networks
Kulcha Shok Muzik
Surf Contest takes place during WinterJam 2010, a 4 day VW, Surf, Skate & Music Fest
SbamJam Skate BMX & Music event takes place Fri & Sat night in the Ocean Center Arena
DLC SurfJam is the Official afterparty at the Ocean Deck Bar & Grill Saturday 10pm - 2am
Deadline for online registration is Sunday, Feb 15th @ Midnight.
We will then work on the seed list & heat formats. We will post open slots on Tue or Wed.
Beach registration will be in effect if there are open slots next week.
I'm curious as to what will happen as the surf is flat without hope of any ride able surf for this event. I have entered and I would like to know if there is another date if the contest cannot be held or is there going to be refunds.
Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 9:53 PM
Subject: Re: Surf Contest
I have been on the telephone a good deal in the last few days but the promoter still wishes to run it so we are going with everything on Friday, not Saturday. 7:30 start as well. As the contest director, I wanted to postpone the contest but he advises that isn't possible for various reasons. So, we go on Friday and see happens...
I am not a fan of running any event in poor waves and tried to get a postponement. I have been really lucky in my career and this one does not seem to be melding for us. I really want to postpone as its in the best interest of the athlete and thats what I have always tried to do in pro events, or specialty events.
At 07:55 AM 2/18/2010, you wrote:
The surf will not be big enough to ride and this contest will be a laughing event around the surfing world. You can try to run it but, I will be looking for my money returned .
The minimum contest wave should be a least waist high. The prediction I see is below "One Foot"
Please give me the promoters information for a follow up.
If you think I want to run this event, you are wrong. I do not. As I said, I tried to get them to postpone it. All pro staff wants this. While waist high is not a valid gauge for east coast events, running it in less then one foot is not right. Again, I do not wish to run it but my hands are tied. If they say they cannot postpone, then all I can do is advise what the ramifications are, and what they can expect. I have done so. I have also advised that he could be hit with requests for refund
What a joke - the promoter just dosen't get it - no waves - no contest - no participants - no spectators. A bad event can have a lasting effect on future events. No one I know who entered or was going can believe this decision.