Vans Presents the 55th Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships

August 20-27

Get Involved

Be a part of the Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championship

The Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championship (CE ECSC) is North America’s oldest and longest running surfing contest. Over the years, it has evolved into a summer highlight in the international surfing community. For over 50 years, the Virginia Beach Jaycees have produced this charity fundraising event to benefit local and national philanthropic organizations.

The Southeast Tourism Society named ECSC as one of its “Top 20 Summer Events.” Over a quarter million patrons flock to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront annually to witness the Premier PRO/Am Surfing event. CE ECSC also presents a free music fest throughout the weekend. This event attracts national headliners to entertain locals and non locals alike. Tourists travel internationally to see the surf contest, an array of sporting events, variety of music, family fun and the free giveaways.

The Coastal Edge ECSC is one of the premier pro/am surf contests on the east coast. Locals and tourists flood to Virginia Beach for the seven day event. Surfing and other water sports, as well as action sports exhibitions, live music, vendors and giveaways draw over a quarter million patrons.


Investing in CE ECSC is lucrative for nationally recognized brands as well as the main street diner. Resort Management has structured a sponsorship package which can be customized to meet your needs and budget.

What Do You Get?
Each package offers varying levels of marketing for your company throughout the CE ECSC advertising campaign. Advertising is offered through newspaper, website placement, merchandise recognition, social media plugs, event exhibit space and more. Some packages also offer event perks for your participation and entertainment, such as VIP Tickets for drinks, Bikini Contest Judgeship, VIP Access for the concerts and more. CE ECSC will customize a sponsorship package that suits your marketing needs. Live music, vendors and giveaways draw over a quarter million patrons. Email for sponsorship inquiries.


The Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships is a major professional and amateur surfing event for the WSL (World Surf League). Each year, several hundred surfers from Menehunes to Masters compete for East Coast surfing titles, prizes, history and the sheer love of surfing.

The Virginia Beach Jaycees plan, produce and staff the Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans.

The Virginia Beach Jaycees is a part of the Virginia Junior Chamber (Jaycees) is the premier leadership training and community involvement organization dedicated to fostering leadership skills and personal development through projects in a variety of areas for young men and women age 18 through 41. We are non-partisan and non-denominational.

Our Mission: To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.

We the Virginia Beach Jaycees, a community service driven volunteer organization, are proud to host the 54th Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships.

We need your help to assist with: event set-up/breakdown, registration/check-in for volleyball, cornhole and 5K, operations, beer sales, beach clean up, etc.

**You MUST be at least 16 years old to volunteer. If you prefer to assist with beer sales, you MUST be 21 years of age or older (ID will be required).

We, the Virginia Beach Jaycees, greatly appreciate your interest in helping us to make the 54th Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championship a Success.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is currently closed, YOU CAN STILL VOLUNTEER!! If you are able and willing to volunteer, please come to the “Volunteer Check-In” tent located on the boardwalk at 5th Street directly behind Waterman’s Restaurant, Wednesday 8/24-Sunday 8/28 between the hours of 8am-6pm . We are happy to accept Walk-Up Volunteers!! You are NOT guaranteed to receive an event crew t-shirt. Please contact Azizi with any questions: or 757-404-6814 .