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New Directors, and a personal word from Melian Catronis

New Directors, and a personal word from Melian Catronis

First, let me congratulate Willowwynn, iLaurenB, and Cierra Theriac for their election to the SLSA board. They will be replacing Zadi, Bobbi, and myself and running things for the next six months. Also, congratulations to JohnnyWhadd and MaryAnn Maa Rustamova, who were very close to being elected for these three positions. The SLSA hopes they […]

Participate!--A Commentary by Melian Catronis

Participate!–A Commentary by Melian Catronis

I’m going to start off by telling you a story most of us heard in childhood, called ‘The Little Red Hen’. The hen wanted to make fresh bread but knew there would be a lot of work involved in making the bread. The ground had to be hoed, the wheat planted and grown, it had […]

A Personal Message from SLSA Director Melian Catronis

A Personal Message from SLSA Director Melian Catronis

This weekend, the SLSA posted a call for candidates to the upcoming elections on September 1st. Two of these positions are for Directors who are finishing their terms and must step aside; the third is a by-election for someone who cannot complete their term. I personally cannot emphasize enough the importance of people standing for […]

CALL FOR CANDIDATES--SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 ELECTIONS

CALL FOR CANDIDATES–SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 ELECTIONS

It is time for another SLSA election. This time there are three Director positions to fill–two are full terms of 6 months, while one is a by-election to fill a vacancy in the board and will last for 3 months. Please visit¬†the forums and look under Annoucements¬†for further details on how you can declare your […]

Registration Now Open--Carpe Diem/Barton Springs Series

Registration Now Open–Carpe Diem/Barton Springs Series

The 2012 Season 2 competition schedule kicks off on August 18 with the Open at Carpe Diem/Barton Springs. The Pro event will be held August 25. All details can be found in the Forums under Competition Registration. Let’s get this season started off right with a huge turnout for both surfers and spectators alike.

CALL FOR SPONSORS, 2012 SEASON 2

CALL FOR SPONSORS, 2012 SEASON 2

With a new season comes the new push for sponsorships for the 2012 season 2 schedule. It takes money to put on fun events for everyone, and sponsorships are the way the SLSA can put on an entire season. Not to mention, a great way for your businesses to get exposure and potential new customers […]

Announcing 2012 Season 2 Schedule. New Venues and Waves to Surf!

Announcing 2012 Season 2 Schedule. New Venues and Waves to Surf!

The SLSA happily announces the 2012 Season 2 schedule, with three new venues hosting events: Carpe Diem/Barton Springs (August), Asylum Break (October) and Cape Marina (December). This will be the first season where a Mesh wave will be used in SLSA competition. Other new waves to the SLSA competition schedule are the Nalu and the […]

Encinitas Comp to Make SLSA History to End 1st Half of Season 10

Encinitas Comp to Make SLSA History to End 1st Half of Season 10

Coming on the heels of the historic 50th SLSA competition at Tai, the first half of the 10th SLSA season closes out with comp #51 at Encinitas. This will make history as the first SLSA-sanctioned competition to allow the use of a non-SSi surfboard. All competitors will use the HP5 board during the Open and […]

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