What is Surf Select?
The Surf Select program brings together the most talented players and coaches from all of Surf Nation to compete together under the Surf banner at the highest levels. Through a series of regional and national events, players within Surf Nation, will be selected to represent Surf Select in national and international competitions.
SURF SELECT PROGRAM
THE SURF SELECT PROCESS
Step 1 – Player recommendation from Club DOC by September of each season.
Step 2 – Player attends Surf Select Regional ID events- September-December. We have seven regional id events taking place Fall 2021.
Step 3 – Player gets identified and selected from Regional ID events to attend Surf Select National Camp in February.
Step 4 – Player gets selected to be a player on Surf Select team to compete domestically or internationally in the summer.
NATIONAL ID CAMP
Surf Select Program 2021
After a number of local, regional and national ID events, the Surf Select Program was in full swing during the Summer of 2021. The Girls 2006 & 2004 teams participated at the Surf Cup, San Diego California, where our 2006 team reached the semi-final. Boys 2007, 2006 & Girls 2007, 2005 teams travelled to the world class Omni Resort facilities in Orlando Florida, to play against a number of ECNL & MLS Next clubs.
Also in August, the Boys 2005 & 2004 teams travelled to Valencia, Spain to face high quality European opposition including Torre Levante, CD Castellón & CD Onda. DME Academy, Daytona FL hosted the first Surf Select Residential camp, for 60 players born 2010-2008, with 12 different Surf clubs represented across the country. To conclude the 2021 calendar, our Boys & Girls 2010, 2009, 2008 teams traveled to Salou, Spain, November 21st-28th 2021 to participate in the Surf Cup International! This event included FC Barcelona, PSG, Benfica, Valencia, Atletico Madrid, Espanyol, Valencia, Athletic Club Bilbao and more!!