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 coronavirus updates for Friday, August 14Alejandro Zúñiga - August 14, 2020
Costa Rica announced nine new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 281, according to official data…
Costa Rica soccer match suspended due to COVID-19AFP - August 14, 2020
The Costa Rican Apertura 2020 Tournament will begin this weekend, but one match has already been suspended after two cases…
Group of 28 countries seeks support for democratic transition in VenezuelaAFP - August 14, 2020
A group of 28 countries, including the United States, various members of the Lima Group, the International Contact Group, the…