The 4th Annual Punta Sayulita Long Board & Stand-Up Classic (“the Classic”) will take place again and offer the following competition categories:
- Men’s Longboard- Open
- Women’s Longboard- Open
- Men’s SUP Surf Contest- Open
- Women’s SUP Surf Contest- Open
Stand-Up Paddle Races*
- Elite SUP Race- 4 laps around 1-mile offshore course
- 10k “Punta to Punta” Distance Race
- 2.2k Sayulita Fun Race
* SUP boards will be restricted in length up to stock class (12’6” boards and shorter)
On Friday, March 8th, a free children’s surf clinic for special needs children will take place under the direction of the THERASURF organization.
On Saturday evening March 9th, the Punta Sayulita Classic Benefit Concert will take place at 8:00 p.m. The performer for the concert will soon be announced. Past performers were international award winning reggae recording artists Mishka (2011) and Pato Banton (2012).
On Sunday evening following both days of completion, the Classic Awards Dinner Fiesta will be held at the Don Pedros oceanfront event palapa where the competitors and guests will enjoy an authentic Mexican BBQ buffet, live music and a live raffle. The Classic Fiesta is open to the public and tickets may be purchased at the door.
All proceeds raised from the Classic after covering expenses will be donated to the local Sayulita chapter of the Reef Check Foundation and The Punta Sayulita Foundation.
2012 Punta Sayulita Surf Classic Defending Champions:
Men’s Longboard – Darren Eudaly (USA)
Women’s Longboard – Karina Rozunko (USA)
Men’s SUP Surf – Zane Schweitzer (HAW)
Women’s SUP Surf – Candice Appleby (USA)
SUP Elite Race Men – Connor Baxter (HAW)
SUP Elite Race Women – Candice Appleby (USA)
SUP 10K “Punta a Punta” Distance Race Men – Connor Baxter (HAW)
SUP 10K “Punta a Punta Distance Race Women – Jenny Kalmbach (HAW)