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NSSA Surfing Contests Huntington Beach

NSSA or National Scholastic Surfing Association ( is, as the name indicates, a surfing group for students. You must be enrolled in specific schools to compete. The annual event has regional competitions. Huntington Beach falls within the Southwest Conference area so you may see competitions throughout the year next to Huntington Beach Pier.

 Dana Point Salt Creek
 Ventura C St
 Oceanside South Jetty
 San Onofre Uppers



National Interscholastic College, High School and Middle School Championships 
Dana Point Salt Creek

National Airshow Championships 
Huntington Beach Pier

National Open and Explorer Championships

 Huntington Beach Pier

National Awards Ceremony 
Huntington Beach Pier

Location: Huntington Beach Pier, 1 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Time: varies

Admission is free

ABOUT: NSSA Southwest Conference serves the Southern California region. The conference conducts events from Santa Barbara to San Diego. As the largest membership conference in the NSSA, it is considered the highest level of surfing competition in the western U.S. by the surfing industry. Approx. 1000 members from the entire state of California can compete in the Southwest Conference events.

The Southwest Conference runs three separate competition formats each season:

Open Season is a ten event schedule running from September to June.

Explorer Season is a ten event schedule running from September to June.

College Team Season is a four event schedule.

The Southwest Conference office operates out of the NSSA National Office in Huntington Beach. It is a member of

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