Esa REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

next stop, easterns!

2022 CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS PRESENTED BY THE OUTER BANKS VISITORS BUREAU, FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST & THE TOWN OF OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND®

Southeast Regionals

April 22 – 24: Melbourne Beach, FL

Mid-Atlantic Regionals

May 6 – 8: Nags Head, NC

Northeast Regionals

May 13 – 15: Ocean City, MD

Easterns®

Sept 18 – 24 : Nags Head, NC
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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ESA Easterns Raffle Winners Announced

ESA Easterns Raffle Winners Announced

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) held a raffle to support the organization's Easterns® Surfing Championship that was held last week at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. "ESA's sponsors are always supportive, and this year they went above and beyond to...

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ESA All-Stars: Staying Connected Through COVID

ESA All-Stars: Staying Connected Through COVID

Over three months ago the world seemingly came to a halt and with it many surfing communities around the globe. Those lucky enough to still find themselves in the ocean’s embrace, particularly on the East Coast, throughout the crisis were among the fortunate few. 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.