State Championship 2022-2023 Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify for the State Championship?

For Oahu surfers, you will need to surf at least 5 events, have a 2022-2023 season membership, and be within the top 6 of your division. 

For Kauai, Maui, and Big Island surfers; please check with your island director because each island has their own set qualifications to be eligible to surf at the state championship.

When is the State Championship?

April 26-30, 2023.

Will there be live scoring?

Yes! For all 17 and Under shortboard divisions, you will have live scoring at the State Championship this year via Live Heats!

Why should I aim to be 1st in my division at the end of the season?

For all 17 and Under shortboard divisions on all islands, if you are in 1st place in ratings at the end of the season, you will automatically be slotted in the 2nd round.

2nd-6th places will have to compete in the 1st round which also includes eliminations.

Where will the State Championship be held?

Ala Moana Bowls on Oahu, Hawaii.

How much do I pay?

 17 & Under Shortboard Divisions: $200
All Other Divisions: $175
*For each additional division: $100

*If you are surfing more than one division, you will either pay $200 or $175 PLUS $100 for each additional division you want to surf and qualify for.

For example, if you are eligible to surf Open S.B. Men, Open L.B. Men, and Senior L.B. Men; then this is the breakdown:

Open S.B. Men $175
Open L.B. Men $100
Senior L.B. Men $100
Total: $375

When is the deadline to submit my application?

April 3, 2023.

Where do I mail my application?

Hawaii Surfing Association

150 Hamakua Drive, PMB 822

Kailua, HI 96734

What are the payment options?

Cash or Check*

Please write out the check to Hawaii Surfing Association.

*Any check that is returned will have a $20 service charge. No exceptions!

Can I have a refund if I can't make it?

There will be no refunds if you don't show up and there will be no exceptions.

If you have any other questions/concerns, feel free to email us through the contact us page!

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