VIDEO: Surf Contest a Go for SATURDAY

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Barrigada, Guam – Guahan Napu Inc. and Monster Energy Drink will proceed with the fourth annual Monster Energy Surf the Basin surfing and body-boarding competition on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Hagatna Boat Basin, after a monthʼs holdover period. 

The competition was to have been held on Oct. 6 originally but Guam Department of Homeland Security requested the organizers to call off the event on Oct. 5 due to heavy weather reportedly developing in the region at that time.

Swells are forecast to be coming from a north-north-east direction at three to five feet. This yearʼs event will have a Gender Neutral Open Surfing (shortboard), Gender Neutral Open Longboard surfing, Menʼs Open Body-Boarding, Womenʼs Open Body-Boarding and a Gender Neutral Juniors (17/under) surfing categories.

Registration for the contest is on Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Laguna Association pavilion at Paseo de Susana Statue of Liberty beach park.

Competition entrance fee is $30 per category.  No registration will be accepted on contest day.  Showtime for the contest is 6:30 a.m. and the first heat will start at 7:00a.m. In addition to Monster Energy Drink, the event is supported by Primo Surf, PROA Restaurant, Fokai Industries, Lotus Surf Shop, DaKine, DNA Evo, Ripcurl, Arnette, Tumon Bay Lobster & Grill, the Guam Fishermenʼs Co-op and Docomo Pacific.

For more information about Surf The Basin IV, contact Willi Byerly at 483-1376 or e-mail to guahanapu@gmail.com