Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic 2019-03-09T11:39:03-07:00

Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic a No Go for Sunday 3/10

The swell has disintegrated for Sunday coupled with notorious North devil winds. Running NRBWC in these undersized and sloppy conditions would not be true to our mission of 30′ minimum and clean for 8 hours. Pray for surf and less bureaucratic bungling.

The very first attempts to surf Nelscott Reef.

The Inaugural Nelscott Reef Tow Classic 2005 from Lincoln City, Oregon. First ever West Coast tow surf contest.

This is the 14th annual Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic in Memory of Jeff Scariano

About Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic

Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic is a one-day event between October 1st and March 31st. The event is called on 3-days notice in order to guarantee optimal conditions. Surfers come from all around the world to paddle in and SUP the reef.

The event is on it’s 14th year. Our contest was the first to have a big wave women’s exhibition, in which Keala Kennely won in 2010. Also, in 2013 our first physically challenged athlete was part of the event.

“The Find” is a documentary film focused on the first five years of the Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic.

Purse: $10,000

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