Western Surfing Association

About WSA

61 years of promoting local talent through competitions!

The Western Surfing Association (WSA) is the oldest amateur surfing association in the USA and, by far, the largest on the West Coast. The WSA, established in 1961, is a California non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting and preserving the sport of surfing through fun, family oriented surf competitions. WSA is an official West Coast member organization of USA Surfing. WSA members can earn entry in the USA Surfing Prime, USA Surfing Championships and Team Trials.

Join WSA!

WSA members receive a competition T-Shirt and basic membership in USA Surfing (does not include USA Surfing Prime Membership.) Membership is only $120 per year per competitor and is valid through July 5, 2022.

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Link to 2022/2023 WSA Rule Book

If you have a minor child surfing WSA make sure you download the WSA Parent Code of Conduct HERE and read, sign and bring to your child’s first event.


Let us know your questions or comments!

The WSA is always working to provide the best contests at the best venues, to allow the region’s best talents to get together in a fun, and rewarding environment. If you have any questions, or comments of how to improve our organization, please feel free to let us know!

Western Surfing Association
(949) 369-6677

PO Box 6033
San Clemente CA 92674-6033
email: Director of WSA

to sponsor WSA Events email: Sponsorship Opportunities