CONTEST CALL INFORMATION:

2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Called On for May 20th/21st

The 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Presented by Texas Gulf Surfing Association have been CALLED ON for May 20th/21st at Bob Hall Pier.  Set up and registration will be delayed due to the Beach to Bay Run. Volunteers should arrive at 8:30 AM sharp for set up...
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Call Pending for 2017 TSSC Please Watch for Updates

5/19/17. 9:20 AM The TGSA Competition Directors and Surfers Representative are currently monitoring the surf forecast and are waiting for the late morning update. A call will be made no later than noon today in regards to the TSSC. Thank you for your...
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2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Postponed to May 20th/21st

The 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships have been  POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 20th/21st due to lack of contestable surf forecast for this weekend.  Entries will still be accepted, but you must notify John Blaha at jdblaha.tgsa@gmail.com by Wednesday, May 17th at 8 PM to...
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2017 Texas State Surfing Championships – First Call May 13, 2017

Texas Gulf Surfing Association has announced the first call for the 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships presented by TGSA will be May 13, 2017 at Bob Hall Pier.  TGSA is excited to present this year's State Surfing Championships and the opportunity for the TGSA...
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SPI Open CALLED ON for April 29th/30th

The SPI Open Presented by South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has been CALLED ON for this Saturday, April 29th and 30th at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island. Volunteers please show up at 7:00 AM for setup.  Check in will begin at 7:30 AM and first...
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SPI Open Postponed – Next call April 29th/30th

The TGSA South Padre Island Open Presented by South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau has been POSTPONED due to current minimal conditions, forecast and the expected frontal passage late Saturday. This frontal passage is expected to bring strong north...
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South Padre Island Open April 22/23 for First Call

THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND OPEN Presented by South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau first call of the revised schedule has been set for April 22nd/23rd Online Registration for the South Padre Island Open  is now open.  Please get your registration in asap....
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2016-2017 TGSA Galveston Open

Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop first call set for March 25/26 2017 is called ON! Contest will be held at 43rd Street. Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop first call set for March 25/26 2017 is called ON! Contest will be held at...
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2016-2017 TGSA Port Aransas Open

Date: December 2, 2016 The Port Aransas Open Presented by MyFunPortA.com, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau, and Third Coast Beach Co. is CALLED ON for Dec 3-4, 2016! Volunteers show up for setup at 7 AM, Sign in starts at 7:30 AM and first heat in the...
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2016-2017 TGSA SURFSIDE OPEN

Date: November 18, 2016 The SURFSIDE Open Presented By Sparkling Clear Industries, Thermal Polymer Systems, & Bingo Surf Boards second call set for Nov 19-20, 2016 has been POSTPONED due to uncontestable surf. The contest takes a day and a half to run and with...
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2016-2017 SOUTH PADRE ISLAND OPEN FIRST CALL

Date: August 12, 2016 THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND OPEN Presented by South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau first call has been set for September 17th/18th 2016 Online Registration for the South Padre Island Open  is now open.  Please get your registration in...
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Texas Grom Roundup Tour Kicks off August 10th in Galveston

The first event of the TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Grom Roundup Tour will be held this Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Galveston Island State Park on the west end of the island.   Check in and/or sign up will begin at 8am at the Galveston Island State Park. To enter your...
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TGSA INFORMATION:

Appling and Garlough Named to USA Surfing National Development Team

Texas Gulf Surfing Association junior competitors Ian Appling of Corpus Christi, and Maddie Garlough of Port Aransas, where named to the USA Surfing National Development Surf Team at the 2017 USA National Surfing Championships on June 22, 2017.  It was a big week for...
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TGSA Board of Directors Meeting to be Held Sunday, June 11, 2017

The TGSA Board of Directors will meet on Sunday, June 11th at 1:00 PM in Port Aransas. The TGSA Board encourages TGSA members to forward any thoughts, concerns or ideas to the Surfer Representatives and President prior to the meeting.  Please submit you comments by...
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2017 TGSA All-Star Wildcard Slot Applications Due June 7th

The TGSA All-Star coaches have extended the deadline for Wild Card slot submissions until Wednesday, June 7th, 4:00 PM.  Girls and Boys in the Menehune and up to Juniors divisions are eligible to submit an essay to the All-Star coaches.  Essays will be judged on the...
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2017 TSSC Information and Notes

The TGSA Competition Directors and Surfer Reps are watching this weekends forecast closely in anticipation of the 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships.  If the contest does run this weekend, we will have a delayed start on Saturday morning due to the Beach to Bay...
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2017 Texas State Surfing Championships – First Call May 13, 2017

Texas Gulf Surfing Association has announced the first call for the 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships presented by TGSA will be May 13, 2017 at Bob Hall Pier.  TGSA is excited to present this year's State Surfing Championships and the opportunity for the TGSA...
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James Greer Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 28, 2017

Applications for the 2017 James Greer Memorial Scholarship are due April 28, 2017.  Participants in the 2017 Cinco de Mayo Pro and active TGSA members going to school are eligible for this year's scholarship.  This year's scholarship will be announced on May 6, 2017...
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REGISTRATION – 2016-2017 TGSA PORT ARANSAS OPEN

Date: November 25, 2016 The PORT ARANSAS OPEN Presented by MyFunPortA.com, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce, and Third Coast Beach Co. First Call is set for Dec 3-4, 2016.  Online Registration for Port Aransas Open is now open. All entry fees from Surfside Open will...
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All-Star Fundraiser

Win a Trip for (4) to Costa Rica and Help Support the All-Star Team! The current TGSA All-Star Team will be raffling off a trip to Costa Rica for four (4). This raffle will help fund their upcoming trip to California March 2017 during spring break. The winning ticket...
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2016-2017 SOUTH PADRE ISLAND OPEN FIRST CALL

Date: August 12, 2016 THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND OPEN Presented by South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau first call has been set for September 17th/18th 2016 Online Registration for the South Padre Island Open  is now open.  Please get your registration in...
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Texas Gulf Surfing Association Kicks Off Its 28th Year of Competitive Surfing

Texas Gulf Surfing Association (TGSA) board of directors met on July 12th for its annual board meeting and planning session for the 2016/2017 season.  Lots of great discussion took place and taking into consideration the concerns and ideas of TGSA members, the...
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TGSA & Texas Surf Camps Team up for the 2016 Grom Round Ups

TGSA and Texas Surf Camps are partnering to bring the Galveston and Corpus Christi Grom Roundups to the Texas surfing community. These events are open to all Groms and Gromettes 13 years of age and under as of January 1, 2017. The Grom Roundups are geared towards...
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Volcom TCT and NSSA National Championships Registration Due Soon

It's been a busy month for TGSA Competitors with the completion of the South Padre Island Open and the Texas State Championships on April 30th and May 1st and then followed up by the Cinco de Mayo Longboard Pro!  If you want to take your game to the next level and see...
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James Greer Foundation Scholarship Applications Available

James Greer Foundation Scholarship applications are now available for graduating high school seniors that are members of Texas Gulf Surfing Association.  All applications are due on Friday, April 15, 2016 and the winner will be announced at the 2016 Cinco de Mayo...
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South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau to sponsor South Padre Island Open

TGSA board members recently meet with the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and the SPI CVB has signed on to sponsor this season's South Padre Island Open.  TGSA is excited to have the SPI CVB back on board and look forward to another successful...
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Texas Surf Museum to Sponsor the 2016 Texas State Surfing Championships

The Texas Surf Museum has stepped up and will sponsor the 2016 Texas State Surfing Championships to be held in late April 2016 at Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi.  TGSA is excited to have Texas Surf Museum on board as the championships sponsor and looks forward to a...
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CONTEST WRAP UP’S:

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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TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Port Aransas Grom Roundup 2015 Wrap Wp!

The TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Port Aransas Grom Roundup was held under beautiful sunny skies on Saturday the 22nd of August. In spite of the very hot and balmy conditions, the kids and adults alike had a wonderful day full of lots of stoke! Waves were in the thigh to...
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2015-2016 TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Galveston Grom Roundup Wrap Up!

The Galveston Island From Roundup Kicked off on Saturday, August 15tth, 2015 at Galveston Island State Park! The state park was a wonderful, family friendly venue that everyone enjoyed. Waves were very small but there was just enough of a shore break ripple for the...
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Port Aransas Open Wrap-up!

Mothers Day weekend brought some heavy southeast winds which gave the island some ample surf to call the Port Aransas Open on! Surf was in the chest to head high range with some chop, creating very challenging conditions.  With heavy winds in the 20-35mph range, the...
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Galveston Open Wrap Up

After a long winter break, TGSA was pleased to see a window of surf open up that allowed the Galveston Open to run! Saturday, our Texas surf family woke to some overcast skies, heavy winds and chilly weather, but the surf was in the waist to chest high range and there...
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