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NSSA - New for 2019/20 West Coast Explorer Events/Northwest Open Events
NSSA - National Scholastic Surfing Association

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.

The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.


New for 2019/20 West Coast Explorer Events/Northwest Open Events

NEW FOR THE 2019/20 NSSA WEST COAST EXPLORER SEASONS

NEW FOR THE 2019/20 NORTHWEST OPEN SEASON

With the continued focus of providing the best and highest quality standards at our events we will be implementing improvements for the 2019/20 contest seasons.

For the 2019/20 West Coast Explorer Seasons (Southwest, Gold Coast and Northwest) we will be utilizing the LIVE HEATS scoring system and we will have a commentator at all the events!  

For the 2019/20 Northwest Open Season, we will be utilizing the LIVE HEATS scoring system, commentary and PRIORITY at all events.