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Vans US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach

US Open of Surfing July 22-31, 2016

Surf City, California -- Held over 10 days, this is the signature event for Huntington Beach. The contest is a 6 star qualifying series event with concessions and entertainment. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities at usopenofsurfing@img.com Event info at vansusopenofsurfing.com

Building on the success of 2015, the US Open of Surfing has returned to its roots and first and foremost, a surfing competition. With less emphasis on the beach concerts and partying, the festival event now makes visiting a more pleasurable experience for surfing fans.

Huntington Beach Pier

 Friday, July 22, 2016 Day 1

  • Vans US Open Retail Store Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

  Saturday, July 23, 2016 Day 2

  • Store Vans Logo Merch Open 8a-8p
  • Surf Men's Trials: Rd 1 (H1 - 8)  8-10:40 a.m.
  • Surf Stoke-O-Rama 9th Street 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Surf Men's Trials: Quarterfinals (H1 - 4) 10:40 a.m. - 12 Noon
  • Surf Men's Trials: Semifinals (H1 & 2) 12-12:50 p.m.
  • Skate Juniors Div. Practice & Registration 12-4 p.m.
  • 8a- 1:20p Junior Men: Rd 1 (H1 - 16) Surf Stadium
  • 8a- 7p Vans Retail Store Kiosks
  • 12- 5p Shop Battle Practice & Registration Vans Pro Bowl
  • 1:20- 4p Junior Men: Rd 2 (H1 - 8) Surf Stadium

Vans US Open of Surfing Sunday Day 3

  • Surf Junior Men: Rd1 (H1-16) Stadium 8a - 1:20p
  • Skate Juniors Division Practice 10a - 12p
  • Skate Juniors Division Contest 12-4p
  • Skate Juniors Awards 4-4:15p
  • Merchandise DIY Sunglass Making with Kota Wade Van Doren Village 1-3p
  • Surf Junior Men: Rd2 (H1-8) 1:20-4p
  • BMX Flatland Demo 6:15-6:45p
  • Movie Night: Toy Story Amphitheater 7-9p

Vans US Open of Surfing Schedule Monday Day 4

  • Shop Vans US Retail Store 8a-8p BMX Open Practice & Registration 8:30a -12p
  • Vans + Stoked Mentoring Van Doren Village 9-2p
  • Skate 1-4p Women's Pro Registration, practice
  • Skate 4-6p Men's Pro Practice & Rider Registration
  • BMX Demo Amphitheater 6:15-6:45p
  • Movie: Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark Amphitheater 7-9p

(below is last year's surfing schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 7:30a- 1:30p Men's: Rd 1 (H1-12) Surf Stadium
  • 8a- 5p Vans US Open Store & Kiosks Open
  • 1:30 - 2:50p Junior Women: Rd 1 (1-4) Surf Stadium
  • 2:50 - 4:10p Junior Women: Quarter Finals (1-4)

Vans US Open of Surfing Schedule Tuesday July 26, 2016 Day 5

  • Shop Vans Store 8a-8p
  • BMX 8:30a -12p Registration, practice 
  • SKATE 1-3p Women's Pro Registration, practice
  • SKATE 3-6:15p Women's Pro Contest, Awards
  • BMX 6:15-6:45p Flatland  Demo 
  • Movie 7-9p "Illustrated" Amphitheater

(below is last year's schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 7:30a- 1:30p Men's: Rd 1 (H13 - 24) Surf Stadium
  • 1:30-4:30p Womens: Rd 1 (H1-6) Surf 2- 3p

Vans US Open of Surfing Schedule Wednesday July 27, 2016 Day 6

  • Shop Vans Store 8a-8p
  • BMX 8:30a -1p  Heat Practice & Rider Registration
  •  Screenprinting Class with Micah Tompkins & Josh Ortega Van Doren Village11-3p
  • Skate 2-6p Men's Registration, practice

(below is last year's surfing schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 7:30-10:30a Women's: Rd 2 (H1 - 6) Surf Stadium
  • 10:30a- 1:30p Men's: Rd 2 (1 - 12) Surf Stadium

 US Open of Surfing Thursday July 27, 2016 Day 7

  • Shop Vans Store 8a-8p
  • BMX 8:30a -1p  Registration, Heat Practice 
  • Ceremony 10-11 a.m. Surfing Walk of Fame Jack's Surf @ Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway
  • Guitar 11-12p Lesson/ Ray Barbee Vans Village
  • Autographs 1-2p Vans Skate Team Vans Village
  • Skate 2-6p Men's Registration, practice
  • Guitar 2-3p Lesson/ Ray Barbee Vans Village

(below is last year's schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 8- 11a Women's: Rd 3 (H1 - 6) Surf Stadium
  • 11a- 1p Women's: Rd 4 (1-4) Surf
  • 1- 2:20p Junior Men: Quarter Finals (H1 - 4) Surf

Vans US Open of Surfing Schedule Friday Day 8

  • BMX 8:30a -11 Registration, practice 
  • Ceremony 10-11 a.m. Surfer's Hall of Fame HSS, corner of Main Street & Pacific Coast Highway
  • BMX 11-12:30p Van Doren Invitational
  • Skate 1-2p Men's Registration, practice
  • Cartoons 1-3p Workshop/ Jay Howell, Travis Millard
  • SKATE 2-6p Men's Pro Qualifiers
  • Autographs BMX 3-4p Van Doren Village

(below is last year's surfing schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 7:30a- 11:30a Men: Rd 3 (H1 - 8) Surf Stadium
  •  11:30a- 1:30p Women's: Quarter Finals (H1 - 4) Surf
  • 1:30- 2:50p QUARTERS / DTI Longboard Surf
  • 2:50- 3:40p Semi-Final DTI Longboard Surf Stadium
  • 3:40- 4:30p Life Rolls On: Expression Session Surf

US Open of Surfing Saturday July 30, 2016 Day 9

  • Shop Vans Store 8a-8p
  • Skate 11-3p Men's  Registration, practice
  • DIY Sunglass Making Vans Village 1-3p 
  • SKATE 3-5p Men's Pro: Semi Final
  • SKATE 5-5:45p Men's Pro: Final
  • Skate 5:45-6p Best Trick Contest
  •  Skate Awards 6-6:15p

(below is last year's schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 8a- 12p Men's: Rd 4 (H1 - 8) Surf Stadium
  • 12- 12:50p Junior Women: Semi Finals 1 & 2 Surf
  • 12:50- 1:40p Junior Men: Semi Finals 1 & 2 Surf
  • 1:40- 2:10p Final Surfing Women's Pro Junior
  • 2:10- 2:40p Final US Open of Surfing Men's Pro Junior
  • 2:40- 3:10p Final Vans Joel Tudor DTI Longboard
  • 3:10- 3:30p Vans US Open of Surfing Awards: Pro Junior Women & Men, DTI Surf Stadium

Vans US Open of Surfing Schedule Sunday July 31, 2016  Day 10

  • Shop Vans Store 8a-8p
  •  BMX 9-10:30a Women's Practice
  • BMX 10:30a -11Women's  Demo
  • BMX 11-1:20p  Practice
  • Arts 11-1p College Drawing Workshop/ Sage Vaughn 
  • BMX 1:20-1:30p Finalists
  • BMX   1:30-3p Van Doren Invitational Final
  •  BMX 3-3:30p  High Air Contest
  • BMX 3:30-3:45p Awards

(below is last year's surfing schedule,  2016 TBA)

  • 8-10a Men's: Quarter Finals (H1 - 4) Surf Stadium
  • 10a-11a Women: Semi Finals 1 & 2 Surf
  • 11a- 12p Men's: Semi Finals 1 & 2 Surf
  • 12- 12:35p Final Women's Vans US Open of Surfing
  • 12:35- 1:10p Final Men's Vans US Open of Surfing
  • 1:10- 1:30p Vans US Open of Surfing Awards

“The US Open of Surfing is alive and well,” says James Leitz, Senior Vice President of IMG. “IMG is proud to deliver the Vans US Open of Surfing, an experience like nothing else in action sports. This event is deeply rooted in Southern California surf culture and epitomizes a lifestyle we all share.”

The Vans US Open of Surfing events are free and open to the public and can be viewed daily on the live webcast at www.vansusopenofsurfing.com and via the US Open app. Having initially broken viewership records over the past two years, last year’s event garnered momentum bringing the viewership to 1.5MM+, with the expectation to grow even more worldwide this year.

Surfers' Hall of Fame held at the US Open of Surfing each year!

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