An annual membership in the National Scholastic Surfing Association permits members to compete in Regional Conference contests from August through June. In addition to competing in the NSSA's well organized and structured events, NSSA membership offers a variety of other benefits.
After registering your membership: 1) The NSSA (Head Quarters, California) will update our records 2) An email will be sent to let you register into each events of the series. Sometimes updates are quickly received; If you do not received an email in 12 hr, please contact us! 3) After Welcome email is received, you can register in the events of your choice using the provided links at the nssapuertorico.org site.
When registering in the event doing multiple registrations please follow these instructions:
How to compete?
With more and more surfers wanting to participate in National Scholastic Surfing Association events, the NSSA continues to broaden it's program for the needs of competitive surfing.
Currently the NSSA operates nationally with eight regional conferences running contests throughout the year. The NSSA National competition season for all regional conferences runs from September through June ending with the NSSA National Championships held each June in California. Annually, the NSSA conducts over 80 surfing events nationwide which is organized into competition seasons in each of it's eight regional conferences. The competition seasons are as follows:
NSSA Open Season. The highest level of competition. Open to students only. Open Season age divisions are as follows: Mens (16&up), Juniors (13-15), Boys (12&under), Mini Groms (10&under), Womens (all ages), Longboard (all ages).
NSSA Explorer Season. An all around level of competition which provides advanced, intermediate, beginner as well as recreational and non student divisions. Explorer Season age divisions are as follows: Mens (all ages), Juniors (15-17), Boys (13-14), Menehuene (12&under), Masters (25-34), Seniors (35-44), Super Seniors (45&up), Duke (55&up), Womens (all ages), and Longboard (all ages).
NSSA Middle School, High School and College Team Seasons. Organized team events for Middle School, High School and College teams.
NSSA Junior Program. A novice competitive surfing program. The NSSA JR Program's purpose is to teach and improve competitive surfing skills to student surfers grades 6-11 and to prepare it's members for competition in the NSSA Open and Explorer program.
AGES AS OF THE BIRTHDATE 1/1/20 FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON; ALL COMPETITORS CAN COMPETE UP INTO UPPER AGE BRACKET DIVISIONS.
Formats are SINGLE ELIMINATION.