World’s best national surfing teams will surf Oct. 26 to Nov. 3 in Huntington Beach
Who: With 40+ competing countries and over 300 athletes, the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship returns to Huntington Beach, Calif. Teams from all five continents will be represented by their top under-18 surfers with their sights set on winning the individual Gold Medals and overall Team World Championship.
Where: Closing Ceremony, Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30pm Pier Plaza and Amphitheate, 401 Pacific Coast Hwy
Why: The world’s best junior surfers will compete for individual medals and the coveted ISA World Junior Team Champion Trophy. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Copper Medals will be awarded to the top four placing athletes respectively in each division. Continuing a longstanding commitment to promote gender equality in Surfing, the VISSLA ISA Juniors will again offer equal slots for boys and girls in 2019.
In 2016, the International Olympic Committee voted to include Surfing in the Sports’ Program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The top surfers in this event have their eyes set on being the first Olympic surfers.
For more information, visit https://www.isasurf.org/events/isa-world-junior-surfing-championship/.