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September 04, 2014



REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! HEATS WILL BE POSTED FRIDAY (9/26/14) AFTERNOON. You can register at the event if space permits. CLICK HERE to donate to the scholarship fund.

Mark your calendars for the 11th Annual Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival on Sunday, September 28th on the north side of the Imperial Beach Pier.

Imperial Beach Pier Plaza 940 Seacoast Dr. Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Free street parking is available on Seacoast Dr. and on all cross streets. There is also a paid lot on Seacoast Dr. 

Once again, WILDCOAST will host South San Diego County's largest and longest running surf contest, with divisions for all ages, levels and forms of wave-riding. In partnership with the Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce, this year's event includes a Blues and BBQ Festival that will take place at the Imperial Beach Pier Plaza from 10am-5pm, with great food and music that the whole community can enjoy. Be sure to catch IB Posse's amazing sand sculpture that will be on display!

This year we will introduce the Dempsey Beach Challenge, a free competition for kids of all ages, promoting youth fitness and beach recreation. And once again, WILDCOAST will be partnering with UAPO (United Athletes of the Pacific Ocean) to make the Dempsey an international event with participants from throughout Latin America.

The Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival will kick off at 7 am. See you on the beach!