The easterns®

In memory of cecil lear

September 18-24, 2022 – Jennette’s Pier,

Nags Head, NC

2023 CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS PRESENTED BY THE OUTER BANKS VISITORS BUREAU, FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST & THE TOWN OF OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND®

Southeast Regionals

April 14 – 16, 2023 : Melbourne Beach, FL

Mid-Atlantic Regionals

Apr 28 – 30, 2023 : Nags Head, NC

Northeast Regionals

May 12 – 14, 2023 : Ocean City, MD

Easterns®

Sept 17 – 23, 2023 : Nags Head, NC

ESA Announces 2021 Marsh Scholarship Recipients

ESA Announces 2021 Marsh Scholarship Recipients

The Eastern Surfing Association is pleased to announce its 2021 recipients of the annual Marsh Scholarship Award. For over 35 years, the Marsh Scholarship Award provides financial aid to deserving student surfers who are pursuing college and/or graduate school...

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ESA’S 2021 Championship Events Kick Off in Florida

ESA’S 2021 Championship Events Kick Off in Florida

The Eastern Surfing Association kicked off its 2021 tour of post-season championship events last weekend at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida located on Florida’s Space Coast. Presented by Florida’s Space Coast and Surfer Dudes, the ESA 2021 Southeast...

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ESA All-Stars Represent Strong in Hawaii

ESA All-Stars Represent Strong in Hawaii

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) All-Star Team members just wrapped up another annual Hawaii training trip on the North Shore of Oahu working with some the best surf coaches in the world, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. “We weren’t sure if we...

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2021 ESA All-Stars Inducted

2021 ESA All-Stars Inducted

ESA All-Star Team coach Jason Motes and ESA Executive Director Michelle Sommers introduced the incoming ESA All-Star Team live online during an ESA "Talking Story" episode on Tuesday, January 19. Viewers were treated to highlight videos from the 2020 ESA All-Star...

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ESA Announces 2020 Marsh Scholarship Recipients

ESA Announces 2020 Marsh Scholarship Recipients

The Eastern Surfing Association is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of its annual Marsh Scholarship Award. For over 35 years the Marsh Scholarship Award provides financial aid to deserving student surfers who are pursuing college and/or graduate school degrees....

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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.