Logjam! is an " Old Boards, No Cords" retro surfboard contest that features pre-1970 vintage surfboards, weighing 20 lbs or more, single fins, that are surfed without the use of a leash. With an Aloha spirit, this event recreates the early years of California surfing before technology evolved boards and surfing to the current day.
As seen in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and Pacific Longboarder.
Categories include men, women, children, tandem, and paddleboard races in a two day event that gives all a chance to surf the designated World Surfing Reserve, Pleasure Point area of Santa Cruz.
The Big Stick Logjam! is a Surfing Coalition event that features surf clubs from the entire length of California and attracts top surfing talent.
The Big Stick Logjam! is a large and popular community event that serves as a fundraiser for the club's support of community and ocean focused non-profits. Awarding nearly $80,000 over the last 15 years of this event, beneficiaries have included the Big Stick Scholarship Fund for graduating, college-bound, high school seniors, Ride-A-Wave Foundation, Save Our Shores, Santa Cruz Surfrider Foundation, 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Mission Hill Middle School Surf Club, Junior Guards, and the Surfing Museum.
Enjoy the many views of the action and the spectacular Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary environment along with educational, vendors, and food service booths. Join in the raffle for a chance to win a new surfboard from local shapers and surfing merchandise awarded hourly!
The Big Stick Logjam! is a vital success also because of the wide support of sponsors we have. We have international companies from the surf community as well as local community businesses; there is a place at Logjam! for everyone! To find our more about the opportunities we have to offer, please download our Prospectus. Contact us directly by email at info(at)bigsticksurfing(dot)org to discuss any questions you might have and to participate in sponsoring Logjam!