LUAU & LONGBOARD INVITATIONAL
…celebrating 20 years surfing for a cure on
Sunday, August 18th, 2013.
The day begins at 7 a.m. with the Longboard Invitational at the beach near Scripps Pier (directions). Each company-sponsored team of four is paired up with a longboard legend to compete in the surfing contest. The contest is free to watch. Many come to watch the event, get autographs, and buy souvenirs.
The Luau begins around noon as guests head up he bluffs overlooking the contest site on the campus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Guests dine on a tropical buffet and will be entertained by a to-be-announced band and traditional Polynesian dancing from the Heali’i's Polynesian Revue.
Tentative Schedule of Events
MORNING (Beach near Scripss Pier, DIRECTIONS)
7:00 Longboard Invitational begins
11:15 Polynesian dance presentation on the beach Heali’i's Polynesian Revue
11:30 Conch shell blowing on beach, Luau buffet opens
AFTERNOON (Bluffs overlooking competition site, SIO)
12:00 Island music by The Professors under the tent, Opportunity Drawing and Silent Auctions opens
12:35 Luau dance presentation
1:05 Chair Welcome by Sam Armstrong & John Otterson
1:10 Remarks by UCSD
1:15 Presentation of the Rell Sunn “Queen of Makaha” Award
1:20 Message from our title sponsor
1:25 Silent Auction closes
1:30 Live Auction begins
2:20 Team trophy presentation, team sponsor recognition, Legend appreciation and photo
2:55 Thank you from UCSD Moores Cancer Center
3:00 Closing comments from the Chairs