Cocoa Beach Pier
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013
Monday, Sept. 2, 2013
The 28th Annual NKFF Rich Salick Pro Am Surf Festival
A Free Event August 30th- September 2nd
COCOA BEACH, FL – Surf’s up at the 28th Annual NKF Rich Salick PRO-AM Surfing Festival presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop on Labor Day Weekend, August 26th through September 2nd, at the Cocoa Beach Pier. Bring your sunblock, and get ready for another legendary beach party with surfers and beach-goers alike enjoying the week long festivities. The surf festival is free to attendees; profits from this event will benefit the programs and services of the National Kidney Foundation of Florida helping patients with kidney disease. For a complete event schedule, visit www.nkfsurf.com.
Professional and amateur surfers will hit the waves beginning Saturday, August 31st. Competitions include the Ron Jon Men’s Pro, the Alison Moses Women’s Pro, Anarchy Eyewear Junior Men’s Pro, Steve Casanova Men and Women’s Pro Longboard. Surfing continues throughout the long weekend with amateur and professional finals taking place on Labor Day, The BearsWave.com Team Aloha Tandem Surf will host the World Tandem Championship this year as a part of the Festival’s activities. This world class event features both Professional and Amateur surfing events including Internationally recognized competitive tandem surfing, a family-friendly swimsuit competition, entertainment throughout the weekend to guarantee something for everyone, so bring the entire family out for a great time.
The Taste of Brevard and Silent Auction will be held Sunday night, September 1st at the Hilton in Cocoa Beach. The event will also have a Surf and Skate competition in conjunction with Cocoa Beach Skate Park; surf dog exhibitions; medical exhibitions from Halifax Transplant Center and Health First; world acclaimed Artist Dan Mackin; a competitor’s party held at the Cocoa Beach Pier and a VIP reception for honored sponsors, guests, business and political leaders. All of the proceeds go to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida whose mission is preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. This NKF event benefits all of Florida, so come out and enjoy the beach party and show your support for kidney patient’s right here in our own Cocoa Beach community
This year’s Pro Am Surf Festival event will be the first to honor the co-founder and 3 time kidney recipient Rich Salick who passed away in July 2012. For more information on the NKF Pro-Am Surfing Festival call 1.800.927.9659 or visit us online at www.nkfsurf.com.
The NKFF extends its gratitude to all sponsors for their generosity and support.
Presenting Sponsor: RON JON SURF SHOP
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