Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic 2021-03-15T21:16:46-07:00

The proposed Whale Cove event for ’21/’22 season has been cancelled due to the proposed Seaside Pro organized by Gabe Smith and Tazzy for next fall.

Direct inquiries to either organizer for more info.

This is “B-roll” footage by Robin Cressy from Nelscott Reef in 2009.

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 15th 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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