ESA 2024 championship Events

Southeast Regionals

April 12-14, 2024 : Melbourne Beach, FL

Mid-Atlantic Regionals

Apr 26-28, 2024 : Nags Head, NC

Northeast Regionals

May 10-12, 2024 : Ocean City, MD


Sept 15-21, 2024 : Nags Head, NC

ESA kicks off its 2024 Championship Season with a bang

Melbourne Beach, Florida - The ESA held its first of three regional surfing championships last weekend at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida.  Florida's Space Coast delivered contestable surf for ESA competitors from Florida, Georgia and Alabama to...

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ESA All-Stars are in Hawaii

March 8, 2024 - The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) All-Stars are in Hawaii for their annual North Shore team training trip.  The team arrived last weekend along with ESA All-Star Coach Jason Motes to surf the Oahu surf spots that many of have only seen online. ...

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ESA Introduces Open Women Shortboard & Longboard Divisions

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that it will be offering two new Open Womens divisions for 2024.  An Open Womens Shortboard and Open Womens Longboard will be featured at ESA local, regional and Easterns events. "This is an exciting...

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ESA All-Star Team now invite-only & ESA Developmental Team

The Eastern Surfing Association is excited to announce big changes to its All-Star program that will begin with its 2024 season.The highly sought-after All-Star Team acceptance will be invite-only with the removal of the application process and registration fee. This...

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ESA Crowns its 2023 Easterns Champions

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) held its annual Easterns Surfing Championship event at Jennette's Pier this week in Nags Head, North Carolina.  The Easterns is the ESA's largest event bringing its top amateur surfers from Maine through Florida to the Outer Banks...

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ESA Announces 2023 Marsh Scholarship Recipients

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) is excited to announce its 2023 Marsh Scholarship Award recipients - Chloe Wienert, Miller Brennan and Audrey Iglay. The ESA offers the Marsh Scholarship Fund for current ESA members to earn money for college.  Established in the...

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In Memory of Cecil Lear

The ESA’s co-founder and dear friend,Cecil Lear, peacefully passed away on Sunday, January 16 with his beloved family by his side. A pioneer and advocate for East Coast surfers, Cecil will be greatly missed by the worldwide surfing community. In lieu of flowers, his family has asked that memorial donations be made to organizations closest to Cecil’s heart. Click below to show your support.