CONTEST CALL INFORMATION:

TSSC is called on! August 18th @ 8 am

TSSC is CALLED ON for this SUNDAY, August 18th!!! The 2018/2019 Texas State Surfing Championships-sponsored by Taylor Recovery Center-is CALLED ON for SUNDAY, August 18th and will be held at Bob Hall pier. We have around 61 heats as of now with favorable surf...
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Port Aransas GROM ROUND UP!

This Sunday is the Port Aransas Grom Round Up! 8/11/19 @ 8 am. Please be there at 8 to check-in for a wonderful Sunday at the beach filled with surf and smiles. Sponsored by Texas Surf Camps, Grom Round Ups is ALL about the kiddos. "The Grom Roundups are a free event...
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2019 TGSA Texas State Surfing Championships by The Taylor Recovery Centers

The first call for the Texas has been slated for August 17th and 18th. If you have yet to register for the champs, please get your entries in as soon as possible. The board is looking at a tentative schedule for the 2019-2020 season, but we will not finalize that...
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Galveston Open – POSTPONED for May 18th/19th

Due to unfavorable surf the Galveston Open has been postponed once again. We have blacked out next weekend, May 11th/12th for the La Izquierda Surf & Music Festival in Galveston and the next call for the Galveston Open will be May 18th/19th. If you haven't had the...
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Galveston Open POSTPONED

The Galveston Open presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop has been postponed. Next call will be April 27th / 28th. If you wish to sign up for the Galveston Open and had not previously, please do so at...
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Galveston Open FIRST CALL for 2019 – March 23rd/24th –

The Galveston Open presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop is on call for March 23rd / 24th. If you wish to sign up for the Galveston Open and had not previously, please do so at https://tgsa.surfsignup.com/. Please get registered for your events! Contest Location will...
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Matagorda Open Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant Called ON for February 23/24.

The Matagorda Open is CALLED ON for Saturday, February 23rd at Matagorda Beach.  Volunteers need to show up at 7:00 AM and registration will start immediately. First heat paddles out at 7:55 and the horn blows at 8 am. OPEN SHORT BOARD will be the first heat in the...
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South & North District Contest Called on! Feb 2nd / 3rd

The South & North District Contest has been called ON for this weekend, February 2nd & 3rd. SOUTH DISTRICT INFOLOCATION : BOB HALL PIER REGISTRATION : 7 am FIRST HEAT IN THE WATER : 8 am There will be 2 full days of Competition and you MUST check in tomorrow...
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2018 – 2019 TGSA North / South District Contest

The TGSA North and South District Contests have been set for February 2nd / 3rd. The event will be held at an announced location closer to the date. Contest will be called in contestable surf conditions. Don’t forget that you must be a current TGSA member in order to...
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Port Aransas Open is ON!! December 1st / 2nd

Port A Open is ON! Second call for the Port Aransas Open Presented by Third Coast Beach Co., BoardHouse Surf & Skate, The Gaff and, Da Island Market and Irie's Island Food.   December 1st / 2nd. The Port Aransas Open is ON for this weekend! **Volunteers please be...
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District Contests have been Post-Poned 9/21/19

The North and South District contests have been Called off for this weekend. We will provide you with information in the coming days about the next call and entry fee...
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TGSA & Texas Surf Camps Announce Dates for 2018 Grom Roundups

Texas Gulf Surfing Association and Texas Surf Camps are teaming up once again for the annual Galveston and Port Aransas Grom Roundups.  The Grom Roundups are geared towards giving kids new to the sport of surfing an opportunity to surf in a contest scenario and learn...
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2018 Texas State Surfing Championships Called On

The 2018 Texas State Surfing Championships Presented by Ameristar Roofing have been called ON at Bob Hall Pier.  The Saturday start will be delayed due to the Beach to Bay Run. Volunteers show up at 8:30 AM for setup and sign in will begin at 9:00 AM.  First heat will...
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2018 TSSC Postponed to May 19th/20th

The 2018 Texas State Surfing Championships Presented by Ameristar Roofing have been postponed until May 19th/20th.  The championships are a two day event and while contestable surf is in the forecast for Saturday, the majority of the contest voting board members feels...
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2018 Texas State Surfing Championships on Call

The 2018 Texas State Surfing Championships Presented by Ameristar Roofing and Restoration is on call.  First call has been set for May 12th/13th at Bob Hall Pier. Online registration is now open at Surf Signup.  TGSA encourages everyone to register as soon as possible...
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TGSA INFORMATION:

2019 Grom Roundups by Texas Surf Camps Announced

The 2019 Texas Surf Camps Grom Roundups for the North and South have been scheduled for August 4th (Galveston, TX @ Jimmy's on the Pier) and August 11th (Port Aransas, TX @ Horace Caldwell...
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2019 TGSA Texas State Surfing Championships by The Taylor Recovery Centers

The first call for the Texas has been slated for August 17th and 18th. If you have yet to register for the champs, please get your entries in as soon as possible. The board is looking at a tentative schedule for the 2019-2020 season, but we will not finalize that...
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Matagorda Open Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant Called ON for February 23/24.

The Matagorda Open is CALLED ON for Saturday, February 23rd at Matagorda Beach.  Volunteers need to show up at 7:00 AM and registration will start immediately. First heat paddles out at 7:55 and the horn blows at 8 am. OPEN SHORT BOARD will be the first heat in the...
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2018 – 2019 TGSA North / South District Contest

The TGSA North and South District Contests have been set for February 2nd / 3rd. The event will be held at an announced location closer to the date. Contest will be called in contestable surf conditions. Don’t forget that you must be a current TGSA member in order to...
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2nd Call for Galveston has been changed!

Due to the Old Town Expression Session Surf Contest in Port A, the TGSA Board has agreed to black out the date of October 20th, 2018.  The new date for 2nd call on Galveston Open will be the following weekend, October 27th / 28th, 2018 Old Town is a fun Port A event...
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Early Sign Up for TGSA membership, $10 Off!

Early Sign up in August and get $10 off of your TGSA membership! Follow this link to SurfSignUp.com to register for your annual TGSA membership. When checking out use the Promo Code, MemberPromo, to receive $10 off of your membership. Memberships are $50 but when you...
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TGSA Announces 2018-2019 All-Star Team

The Texas Gulf Surfing Association (TGSA) is proud to announce the 2018-2019 TGSA All-star Team! This group of talented young surfers qualified for this year's team through their end of season rating for the 2017-2018 TGSA season. Our mission with the All-star Team is...
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President’s Message

Congratulations to our TGSA members and volunteers for a successful 2017/2018 season.  Our 30th anniversary year was not boring.  Hurricane Harvey added many challenges for our season, members and communities.  After regrouping, the season kicked off in February and...
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TGSA Now Accepting Nominations for Board Elections

Dear TGSA Members, It's that time again.  TGSA is taking nominations for ALL board positions for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 seasons.  These board positions carry a two year commitment, and the current terms are set to expire on June 30, 2018. The bi-annual election...
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TGSA Competitors Eligible for NSSA and USA Surfing National Championships

As TGSA begins the home stretch for the 2017/2018 Season and its 30th Anniversary Season, we would like to remind you of the qualifications for the NSSA and USA Surfing National Championships, and impending deadlines. NSSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - NSSA has once again...
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TGSA All-Star Team Fundrasier Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Texas Gulf Surfing Association will hold its annual TGSA All-Star Fundraiser on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Texas Surf Museum.  Many thanks to the Texas Surf Museum for hosting this event.   The doors will open at 6:00 PM and we will have a Silent Auction...
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TGSA JOINS USA Surfing

TEXAS GULF SURFING ASSOCIATION JOINS USA SURFING After years of operating as a single entity, the Texas Gulf Surfing Association (TGSA) will join USA Surfing for the 2017/2018 competition season. With the addition of the TGSA, USA Surfing now has complete...
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All Star Fund Raiser

2017 All-Star Team 2017 TGSA All-Star Team Fundraising Raffle - Trip for 4 to Costa Rica Purchase your All-Star Raffle tickets HERE.   All-Star Raffle Information Flyer   Donate to the TGSA All-Star Team The TGSA All-Star Team can not travel and train without the...
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TGSA Board Pushes 2017/2018 Season Start to February 2018

The TGSA Board has now set the schedule for this competition season.  The Board has decided to restart the season in February and give everyone more time to work on recovering from Hurricane Harvey and to enjoy the holidays with their families.  The schedule is...
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TGSA Announces Schedule Changes for 2017/2018 Season and the Season Kickoff

As Texas Gulf Surfing Association kicks off its 30th Anniversary Season, the TGSA board sends its best wishes to all that were affected by Hurricane Harvey up and down the Texas coast. Many of our members and board members were directly impacted and our thoughts and...
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CONTEST WRAP UP’S:

2018 Texas State Surfing Championship Wrap Up and Year Review

52nd Annual Texas State Surfing Championships Presented by Ameristar Roofing and Restoration Texas Gulf Surfing Association (TGSA) closed out its 30th season with the 52nd Annual Texas State Surfing Championships (TSSC).  The 2017/2018 Season proved to be a...
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Matagorda Open Results – April 21, 2018

The Matagorda Open, Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant, was held at Matagorda Beach on April 21st.  Contestants were greeted with surf that was thigh to waist high to start the day and gradually increased all day with the onshore flow creating some very contestable...
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Port Aransas Open Recap – March 24th/25th

The Port Aransas Open Presented by to Irie’s Island Food, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce, and Third Coast Beach Co was held on the first call, March 24th and 25th.  Port Aransas greeted surfers with solid waist to chest high waves that continued filling in...
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Galveston Open Recap

The Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop was held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the 51st Street Jetty along the Galveston Seawall.  The competition directors and district surfer's rep made the call and TGSA competitors were rewarded with highly...
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2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Wrap Up

Texas Gulf Surfing Association closed out the 2016/2017 season with the Texas State Surfing Championships on May 20th and 21st at Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi, Texas.  Surf was solid waist to chest high on Saturday with workable sections on the inside bar and...
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2017 TSSC Results and Season Divisional Points Champion Results

The 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Results and Season Divisional Points Champion Results are now posted. A full recap of the 2017 TSSC will be posted shortly. Congratulations to all of the winners and participants for a great...
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2016-2017 Port Aransas Open Wrap Up

Port Aransas Open was Presented by MyFunPortA.com, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau, and Third Coast Beach Co. We really appreciate our sponsors, thank you! Port Aransas Open ran the first weekend it was called,  December 3-4, 2016. It was a wild...
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2016-2017 Packery Channel Open Wrap Up

October 15-16 2016 Click Here for results Packery Channel Open turned out to be a beautiful weekend! Contest was held at the North Packery Channel with the north jetty giving some solid wind protection and some fun waves! Saturday brought in 2-3ft swell, bit sloppy in...
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TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Port Aransas Grom Roundup 2016 Wrap Up

TGSA and Texas Surf Camps partnered together to host another successful Port Aransas Grom Roundup! We had just under 40 kids participate and all did with a lot of smiles, style and stoke! The day started out with off shore winds, clean 1-2ft swell and  a lot of cloud...
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2015-2016 Texas State Surfing Championships Wrap-up!

The Texas State Surfing Championships presented by Presented by The Texas Surf Museum was called on for the weekend of April  30th / May 1st!     April showers may bring May flowers but this weekend they brought in some big, thumping Gulf Coast swell to end...
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South Padre Island Wrap-Up

After one postponement the South Padre Island Open sponsored by the   South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau  was called on for the weekend of April 16-17th, 2016. Saturday, contestants and families had sunny skies and temperatures in the  70's  to greet...
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2016 Galveston Open Wrap-up

After closely watching the forecast all week, the Galveston Open was called ON for Saturday, February 20th, and what a great call it was.   The event organizers were able to schedule all of the heats and finals in one day, finishing the contest just before sun...
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Port Aransas Open Wrap Up

Timing is everything sometimes, and after one post postponement, the call to run the Port Aransas Open sponsored by  FINS GRILL & ICEHOUSE, THIRD COAST BEACH COMPANY,  PORT ARANSAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND BOARD HOUSE SURF & SKATE,  on the weekend of December...
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Matagorda Open wrap Up

The Matagorda Open Presented by POCO PLAYA RESTAURANT was called on for November 14th/15th! In spite of the cooler temperature, sunny skies made for a beautiful weekend for all the competitors and family. The contest was held at the head of the beach access road,...
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Packery Channel/Seawall Open Wrap-up

Packery Channel Open was called on for the weekend of October 24-25th! With the remnants of Hurricane Patricia making their way into the Corpus area from Mexico bringing with it the threat of some flooding, along with a cold front pushing through on Sunday, the...
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