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NSSA - Conference Schedules
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.


Conference Schedules

Southwest Conference
Southwest Open
Southwest Explorer
Southwest College
The NSSA Southwest Conference services Southern California. The Southwest Conference regional office operates out of the NSSA National Office which is located in Huntington Beach. The conference conducts events from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The Southwest Conference is the largest membership conference in the NSSA. The Southwest Conference competition program is regarded by the surfing industry, surfing publications, etc., as the highest level of surfing competition in the western United States. Because of the level of competition and the high media exposure, competitors come from the entire state of California to compete in the Southwest Conference events. The Southwest Conference runs four separate competition formats each season. They are as follows:

Open Season is a ten event schedule running one weekend per month from September to June.

Explorer Season is a ten event schedule running one weekend per month from September to June.

College Team Season is a five event schedule.




Northwest Conference
Northwest Open
The NSSA Northwest Conference services Central/Northern California. The Northwest Conference regional office operates out of the NSSA National Office which is located in Huntington Beach. The conference conducts events from Pismo Beach to Santa Cruz. The Northwest Conference is the newest conference to the NSSA.  The Northwest Conference will run an Open Season competition program.  The Northwest Open Season is a six event schedule operating from September through April.



Gold Coast Conference
Gold Coast Explorer
NSSA Gold Coast Conference. The NSSA Gold Coast Conference services the Central California area. The Gold Coast regional office is located in Huntington Beach at the NSSA National Office. Starting in September, the Gold Coast Conference runs a nine event Explorer Season.


Hawaii Conference
NSSA Hawaii Conference. The NSSA Hawaii Conference services the Hawaiian Islands. The NSSA Hawaii regional office is located in Haleiwa, Hawaii. The Hawaii Conference runs an Open/Explorer schedule. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

Southeast Conference
Southeast Open
Southeast Explorer
NSSA Southeast Conference. The NSSA Southeast services central and south Florida. The NSSA Southeast regional office is located in Vero Beach, Florida. The Southeast Conference run the Open/Explorer schedule. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

Click here to download the 2008-2009 Southeast Open/Explorer Entry Forms

Southeast/North Conference
Southeast/North Open
Southeast/North Explorer
Southeast/North College
NSSA Southeast/North Conference. The NSSA Southeast/North Conference services central and north Florida. The NSSA Southeast/North regional office is located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The Southeast/North Conference runs an Open/Explorer schedule and College Team Season schedule. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

Click here to download the 2008-2009 Southeast/North Open/Explorer Entry Forms

Click here to download the 2008-2009 Southeast/North College Entry Forms

Mid Atlantic Conference
Mid Atlantic Open
Mid Allantic Explorer
NSSA Mid Atlantic Gulf Coast Conference Conference. The NSSA Mid Atlantic Conference services the east coast mid Atlantic region of the US-Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The NSSA Mid Atlantic regional office is located in New Bern, North Carolina. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

Click here to download the 2008-2009 Mid Atlantic Open/Explorer Entry Forms

Click here to download the 2008-2009 Mid Atlantic College Entry Forms



Northeast Conference
Northeast Open
Northeast Explorer
High School
NSSA Northeast Conference. The NSSA Northeast Conference services the Northeast coast of the US. The NSSA Northeast regional office is located in Ocean City, New Jersey. The Northeast Conference runs an Open/Explorer schedule which also includes the NSSA Northeast High School Championships. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

NSSA Jr Conference
Novice Schedule
NSSA JR Program. The NSSA JR program services the Southern California area with events running from Oceanside to Huntington Beach. Starting in September, the NSSA JR runs a novice competition schedule. For the current schedule, please contact the Conference Director.

*Entry forms are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.