Reminder for Texas surfers, tomorrow is the Cinco De Mayo Longboard Pro/Waveski Invitational presented by the Texas Gulf Surfing Association and the Mayor’s Fitness Council. With a $4,000 Pro Divison Prize Purse, this event highlights first ever city sponsored event at Packery Channel and should be a great event!
Here are the event details – Corpus Christi, Tx – It’s back, it’s on and it’s bigger than ever. The Texas Gulf Surfing Association announced today that the Cinco De Mayo Longboard Pro/Waveski Invitational, will be held the weekend of May 5-6, 2012 at Packery Channel on N Padre Island. This is the first Pro event to be held since the MDC Longboard Pro at Packery in 2008. TGSA is thrilled to have the support of the Mayor’s Fitness Council on board for this event as well as the Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau and Scuttlebutts Bar and Grill. There will be 3 divisions: Open Pro, Women, Juniors, with a $4,000 prize purse. The waveski event will take place north of the longboard competition area. A shortboard expression session with a prize purse of $1,000 will also take place during the event. The top 2 finishes in longboard and shortboard will get invitations to the Slater Brothers Invitational.
We kick the event off at Scuttlebutt’s Friday night with a massive registration party, free beverages for contestants, food specials, and music by Weakday Boyz. Registration opens this week! Get your entries in!! Register to win a scooter valued at $1,200.00 graciously donated by Mongrel Blanks and Surfboards! Drawing will be held during the awards after the contest. Winners will receive Anarchy/ Angel eyewear, Cobian footwear, gear by Dakine, Sun Bum sunscreen, and a great weekend!! Dos Equis Soundstage kicks off after the awards with 4 great bands recording a live CD!! Register on line at www.surftgsa.org