Central Pacific celebrates Central American surfing games this weekend
The Central Pacific beach communities of Playa Hermosa and Jacó will welcome 80 top surfers from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica this weekend for the Reef Centroamérica Surfing Games 2011.
The competition will include open, ladies, junior, boys and longboard categories. Activities begin Thursday at 4:30 p.m. with an opening Parade of Nations down the main street of Jacó and the “Sands Ceremony” in the town’s Central Park. Competition begins Friday in front of the Backyard Bar in Hermosa, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., followed by a concert by the local Los Chupacabras band. Saturday will see more competition, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., and the tournament’s official party featuring the Reef calendar girls at Morgan’s Cove in Jacó, starting at 8 p.m. Competition wraps up on Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., followed by the Aloha Cup Closing Ceremony with medals for finalists and presentation of the cup to the winning team.
For more information about the event, visit the Surf Federation of Costa Rica’s website at www.surfingcr.net.
You may be interested
Costa Rica reopens 15 more protected wildlife areasAlejandro Zúñiga - June 2, 2020
Costa Rica has reopened 15 more protected wildlife areas, the Environment Ministry (MINAE) announced this week. Below are the protected…
Costa Rica adds 21 new coronavirus cases, announces regional driving restrictionsAlejandro Zúñiga - June 2, 2020
Costa Rica confirmed 21 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 1,105 cumulative known cases, the Health…
UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to LondonThe Tico Times - June 2, 2020
The United Kingdom has announced a repatriation flight from Costa Rica for Britons who need to return home during the…