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

August 20-27
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June 2016

2016 CE Miss ECSC Preliminary Schedule

June 21, 2016

We are back to give you another chance to see your favorite local and International Bikini Team - Model Search Events & Promotions girls. Join us, the Virginia Beach Jaycees, Thursday June 30th for prelim #3 of the Coastal Edge Miss ECSC Swimsuit Pageant. The top 5 winners will advance to the 54th Annual East Coast Surfing Championships held August 27th. Registration Starts @ 8:30pm Contest starts @10:00pm With any questions contact; Lindsay Hilmes- hilmes13@yahoo.com Malina Mederios- malinalm808@gmail.com THANK YOU to our sponsors; Svedka Vodka, SKYY Vodka, Wild Turkey, Smartmouth Beer, VBnightlife.com, and FM99. Read More

February 2015

Governor McAuliffe Announces Matching Tourism Grants

February 18, 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that more than $773,000 in matching grant funds will be awarded to 51 local tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation's (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program. Read More

January 2015

SPOT CHECK: FIRST STREET JETTY, VIRGINIA BEACH

January 28, 2015

Virginia Beach is a cutting-edge, history-fortified surfing Pentagon loaded with more sales reps, team managers, shapers and shops, pioneering figureheads and top-shelf surfers -- from Pete Smith to Michael Dunphy -- than anywhere else on the coast outside of Florida. Read More

August 2014

Pilot Coverage on Local CE ECSC Pro Winner

August 24, 2014

Michael Dunphy slipped into the barrel of a small piece of wave, getting tubed for a brief moment before rising up and throwing his hands in the air. Then he rode the rest of the way to the beach on his belly, as a rapidly growing crowd cheered for all it was worth. Read More

Brazilian Teen Carving Out Space at the Top

August 22, 2014

Luan Wood was mad at himself for failing to advance past the second round of the Vans Junior Pro division of the Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships on Wednesday. Read More

Surfing with a Side of Music

August 22, 2014

The East Coast Surfing Championships bring great surfers to the Oceanfront, but the event also attracts some cool music. Read More

Florida Surfer Rides Good Winds at ECSC

August 21, 2014

Asher Nolan has been a fixture of the East Coast Surfing Championships for nearly a decade, winning the men's professional division in 2008 and finishing second in 2009. Read More

Plain White T's, Local Acts Headline Surfing Event

August 21, 2014

Kelly, Stainback and Chong among performers at the Oceanfront Read More

Smaller Field Isn't Taking Toll on Surfing Action

August 19, 2014

The 52nd annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships started Sunday with the fewest number of competitors in more than 10 years. Read More

4-Star Vans Pro and Vans Pro Junior Return to Virginia Beach

August 18, 2014

The Association of Surfing Professionals 4-star Vans Pro and 2-Star Vans Pro Junior are set to run at 1st Street Jetty from August 18 through 24 as a part of the 52nd annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Read More

3 Area Surfers in Virginia to Go Up Against Pros

August 17, 2014

As athletes start to head back to college and attention turns to preseason football, it might seem the summer is winding down. Read More

Coming Home

August 16, 2014

Michael Dunphy has been watching the ECSC since he was 5 years old. This year the event gives him a chance to catch up with friends and family after so much time on the road. Read More

Daily Press Briefing

August 14, 2014

The week itself is sort of like riding a wave. As the competitions build toward the final rounds on Sunday, Aug. 24, the crowds get bigger, the food vendors more plentiful, and the overall atmosphere more festive. Read More

East Coast Surfing Championships returns to Virginia Beach

August 14, 2014

The East Coast Surfing Championships bring the annual party to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Read More

Vans Announces Festivities for 2014 Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships

August 12, 2014

Cypress, CA (August 12, 2014)– Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is honored to join Coastal Edge and the entire action sports community in a celebration of heritage and camaraderie at the 52nd Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships (CE-ECSC) presented by Vans on August 17-24, 2014. Read More

East Coast Surfing Championships 2014 Festivities Announced

August 12, 2014

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is honored to join Coastal Edge and the entire action sports community in a celebration of heritage and camaraderie at the 52nd Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships (CE-ECSC) presented by Vans on August 17-24, 2014. Read More

July 2014

ECX Fest to Debut in 2014

July 7, 2014

Looking for your big break, dream of your name in lights or covet a place on the big screen? For those wanting to get discovered, The East Coast X Film & TV Festival, running Aug. 21-24 in Virginia Beach, Va., is the place to be. Read More

June 2014

Florida Surfing Association - Calling all Surfers

June 1, 2014

Schedule of events and heat sheets to be posted in August. Please note that the Super Grom event will be help Sunday August 17 at the Jetty, official contest site, check in at Noon. Main event for ECSC begins August 18, Monday. Surf Warriors will surf at 8:00 AM Sunday August 17. Read More

August 2012

Pilot writer Tolliver among ECSC Hall inductees

August 2, 2012

Virginian-Pilot sports writer Lee Tolliver, longtime contest director Paul West and four others will be inducted into the Surfing Legends of ECSC Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Virginia Aquarium. Read More

April 2012

Vans Pro Gets ASP 6-Star Designation

April 3, 2012

The 50th anniversary edition of the Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships (CE-ECSC), North America’s oldest surf contest, gains even more prestige as the Pro division, the Vans Pro, is designated as an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star event and the Vans Pro Junior contest is upgraded to a 6-Star ASP Junior Qualifying event. Read More

January 1970

Day 6 is under way! Live music starts 5:30, DJ at 3:00

January 1, 1970

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