3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic is 14 Days Away

There is still time to register to compete in the SUP races or just be part of the festivities in beautiful Sayulita.


Candice Appleby, Gerry Lopez, and Fernando Stalla are some of the talents on hand at this year's event.


PUNTA SAYULITA, Mexico – The 3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic, presented by the Punta Sayulita resort community, is 14 days away!· Thanks to the genrous support of our sponsors, invited pros and registered participants, this year's Classic looks to raise more money than the past two year's combined!


This year's field includes surfing legends and some of the best in the world including:

Gerry Lopez
Jerricho Poppler
Sean Poynter (2011 Defending Champion SUP)
Slater Trout (2011 SUP Race Champ 10k & Elite)
Candice Appleby (2011 SUP Race Champ 10k & Elite)
Darren Eudaly (2011 Men's Longboard Champ)
Mary Osborne (2011 Women's Longboard Champ)
Kai Lenny
Connor Baxter
Chuck Patterson
Zane Schweitzer
Aaron & Riggs Napoleon
Matt Becker
Anthony Vela
Jimmy Gamboa
Marcelo Lima
Jen Koki
Tommy Witt
Talia Gangini
Vanina Walsh
Jenny Kalmbach
Brennan Rose

In addititon to the competitions on the water, other festivities include:

Children's Surf Clinic by TheraSURF
Punta Sayulita Benefit Concert- Performance by reggae legend Pato Banton & The Now Generation
Classic Awards Dinner Fiesta featuring Dallas party DJ Lucy Wrubel

Honorary Ambassador James Pribram of the Eco-Warrior Project will be on hand to make a special youth community activist award.


Learn paddling techniques from two of the best paddlers in the world. Four (4) hour intensive clinic- $125.00. Portion of proceeds go to Punta Sayulita Foundation. Friday, March 9th, 9:00 a.m. @ Punta Sayulita Beach House. Register for the last remaining spots by emailing Jose Luis Caselin at jlcaselin@puntasayulita.com. More info see http://performancepaddling.com/

GETTING to SAYULITA- Seats are Filling-Up

(1)    Book your Air Travel and if possible, using Alaska Airlines, the official airlines of the 3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic.  The special Alaska Airlines discount code is ECMG443 for a 7% discount.  Alaska Airlines is allowing 12’6 race boards as checked luggage.

(2)    Registration! Download the registration form and follow the instructions on how to submit the form and make registration payments.  For SUP racers, the Punta Sayulita Classic features an exciting Elite Race course, 10K distance race and a 2.2k Fun Race.  See race courses here.

(3)   Review the PS Classic Event Schedule by clicking here.

(4)   Accommodations- Lodging can be secured at our partner hotels, St. Regis Resort Punta Mita (www.stregis.com/puntamita) or Hotel Villa Amor (http://hotelvillaamorsayulita.com/).  Mention Punta Sayulita Classic when booking for event discounts.  For additional house rental and other lodging accommodations in Sayulita visit Sayulita Life website (www.sayulitalife.com).

(5)   Ground transportation- Most suburban and van type taxis at the Puerto Vallarta airport have surf board racks.  Should you wish our assistance is arranging ground transportation services for you please contact Jose Luis Caselin at 866-947-6017.

PLEASE NOTE: All competitors competing in the surf contests need to arrive no later than Friday, March 9th  before 5 pm.  Heats start on Saturday morning, March 10th.   However, we encourage everyone to arrive on Thursday, March 8 so you can attend the children's surfing clinic being held on Friday, March 9 and for the competitors meeting welcome cocktail on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

See www.puntasayulitasurfclassic.com for additional event information including event schedule.  Please also make sure to like Punta Sayulita Classic on Facebook and follow Punta Sayulita on Twitter for updates.

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Punta Sayulita would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous support of the 3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic.

Visit www.puntasayulita.com for information regarding the Punta Sayulita resort community.


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