CHASING WAVES FOR CHANGE
Get ready for the first-ever SurfearNEGRA SURF-A-THON, a half-day event dedicated to chasing waves and welcoming new surfers to our commUNITY.
Here's the basic info:
Event is happening December 5th fom 9-11am EST across multiple locations in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Teams of surfers will meet and ride as many waves as possible in a two-hour period.
Designed for safe (socially distanced) participation; teams will meet at different beach accesses. *Event attendees encouraged to maintain safe social distancing while walking the beach.
Ready to ride?
Here's 5 things you need to know to create your team & win!
1. Build your team.
Teams should be minimum 3, maximum 5 surfers. Everyone and anyone can participate! We encourage you to invite and include new wave riders. (Bodyboarding, surf-matting, SUP – everything counts).
2. Sign up.
Team entry fee is $200. Click the 'DONATE' button below and submit your entry fee. Be sure to include your team email address. Last sign-up is November 30th.
3. Secure your pledges!
Once we receive your entry, we'll email you a link to your team pledge website. Share with your community and encourage them to donate to your team. Be sure to use our social media toolkit to spread the word!
On December 1st, we'll send you final details, including timing and the dedicated beach access where your team will surf. On event day, teams are encouraged to bring a tent, flag or cool set-up to help attendees find you in the water. We'll meet you with an official SurfearNEGRA wave counter & team sign.
Every time we can come together and be in the water consider it a win...but we'll also share team highlights & awards. Categories include: top donations, highest wave count, youngest surfers, best tent-set up and most combined years surfing...We'll announce all the winners December 9th. Stay tuned for more details.
•Your participation means everything to us! All pledges and donations will help us bring more girls of color to the water. (*pssst, remember we are a 501c3 and your donations are tax deductible)
•Please use the social media toolkit to spread the word!
•Bring water & snacks on event day – you'll need the energy to catch all those waves!
•Invite folks to experience the event and walk the beach – they don't have to be surfers to cheer you on.
•DON'T FORGET YOUR MASKS! And, please wear them when on the beach and in your small groups.
Text or call Cory: 512-629-8616 or click the Questions Button.