CONTEST CALL INFORMATION: Matagorda Open Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant Called on for April 21st by TGSA | April 20, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Matagorda Open Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant has been called on for Saturday, April 21st at Matagorda Beach. Volunteers need to show up at 7:00 AM and registration will start immediately. First heat will be at 8:00 AM with the Junior Men. Junior Men,... Read More Matagorda Open First Call Set by TGSA | April 3, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The first call for the Matagorda Open Presented by Poco Playa Restaurant has been set for April 21st and 22nd. The event will be held at Matagorda Beach. If you haven't competed yet this year, this is your last chance to compete and be eligible for the Texas State... Read More Port Aransas Open Called On for March 24th/25th by TGSA | March 23, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Port Aransas Open Presented by Irie’s Island Food, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce, Third Coast Beach Co., and Port A RV Resort has been CALLED ON for March 24th/25th at Horace Caldwell Pier. Volunteers show up at 7:30 AM for setup and first heat will be 9:00... Read More Port Aransas Open First Call March 24th/25th by TGSA | March 6, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments First call for the Port Aransas Open Presented by Irie's Island Food, Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce and Third Coast Beach Co. has been set for March 24th/25th. The first call has been moved up one week from the originally scheduled date which was Easter Weekend. ... Read More GALVESTON OPEN IS ON! FEB. 24/25 by TGSA | February 23, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop is ON! February 24, 2018 at the Galveston Seawall, 51st. St. PAID parking along the seawall surfers. Set up will be at 7:30am with check in at 8 am. First heat in the water 9 am. If you had previously signed up... Read More Packery Channel Open is Called ON!! by TGSA | February 2, 2018 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments Preliminary Order of Events Packery Open Feb 3/4 Packery Channel open is called ON for this weekend. February 3/4, 2018. Make sure you go see our sponsors from Costa Sur this weekend as a thank you for helping us put this contest on! Volunteers please show up at 7 am... Read More Packery Channel Open – First Call February 3/4, 2018 by TGSA | November 30, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Packery Channel Open Presented by Costa Sur Wok and Ceviche Bar first call is February 3/4, 2018 at Packery Channel. We encourage all of our competitors to visit Costa Sur Friday prior to the contest, on Saturday, and the event awards ceremony will be held on... Read More Galveston Open Called Off for 11/18/2017 and to be rescheduled by TGSA | November 17, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Galveston Open presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop has been postponed and will be rescheduled. With a border line forecast and lack of confirmed entries, TGSA has chosen to reschedule and will post a schedule reset ASAP. Happy Thanksgiving to all and thank... Read More Galveston Open Postponed Nov. 18th/19th by TGSA | November 10, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop second call is next weekend, November 18/19, 2017 due to minimal surf conditions in the forecast for the weekend. Online registration is open for the Galveston event, so please register as soon as possible so... Read More November 3, 2017 – Packery Channel Open Pushed to End of Schedule and Galveston Open First Call Set by TGSA | November 3, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Packery Channel Open Presented by Costa Sur Wok and Ceviche Bar has been CANCELLED for November 4th/5th and moved to the back of the TGSA Schedule. The Galveston Open Presented by Southern Spears Surf Shop first call is next weekend, November 11/12, 2017. Online... Read More Packery Channel Open Remains on Call – First Call for Galveston Open is Set by TGSA | October 28, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments After much discussion by the TGSA Board concerning the start of the current season, please make note of the following. TGSA appreciates everyone's patience and we are looking forward to kicking 30th Anniversary Season of TGSA off as soon as possible. The TGSA Board... Read More Packery Channel Open Called Off for 10/28/17 by TGSA | October 27, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Packery Channel Open Presented by Costa Sur Wok and Ceviche Bar has been CALLED OFF due to surf conditions and quickly fading forecast for Saturday. The TGSA Board is currently discussing the next call regarding Packery and Galveston and will place that call up... Read More Packery Channel Open Postponed to October 28th/29th by TGSA | October 13, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Packery Channel Open Presented by Costa Sur Wok and Ceviche Bar has been POSTPONSED due to minimal surf conditions and forecast. TGSA is yielding October 21st to the Port Aransas Old Town Festival Longboard Contest. Next call for the Packery Channel Open is... Read More Packery Channel Open – 1st Call October 14/15, 2017 by TGSA | October 4, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments The Packery Channel Open Presented by Costa Sur Wok and Ceviche Bar first call is October 14th/15th, 2017 at Packery Channel. We encourage all of our competitors to visit Costa Sur Friday prior to the contest, on Saturday, and the event awards ceremony will be held... Read More Port Aransas Grom Round up Presented by Texas Surf Camps – September 30, 2017 by TGSA | September 24, 2017 | Contest Calls | 0 Comments UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 The Port Aransas Grom roundup presented by Texas Surf Camps will be held this Saturday, September 30th. Setup will be just south of Horace Caldwell Pier. Please see all the details below along with registrations links. Come out and share... Read More TGSA INFORMATION: TGSA Competitors Eligible for NSSA and USA Surfing National Championships by TGSA | April 13, 2018 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA All-Star Team Fundrasier Saturday, February 3, 2018 by TGSA | January 17, 2018 | Fund Raiser, Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA JOINS USA Surfing by TGSA | December 12, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More All Star Fund Raiser by TGSA | December 12, 2017 | Fund Raiser | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA Board Pushes 2017/2018 Season Start to February 2018 by TGSA | November 30, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA Announces Schedule Changes for 2017/2018 Season and the Season Kickoff by TGSA | September 24, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More 9/2/17 Update From TGSA by TGSA | September 2, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments Most members of the TGSA Board were affected by Hurricane Harvey. They are currently tending to their personal needs at this time, but will bet together soon to discuss the start of the 2017/2018 season. As soon as decisions are made, we will make an announcement on... Read More Appling and Garlough Named to USA Surfing National Development Team by TGSA | June 24, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA Board of Directors Meeting to be Held Sunday, June 11, 2017 by TGSA | June 6, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2017 TGSA All-Star Wildcard Slot Applications Due June 7th by TGSA | June 1, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2017 TSSC Information and Notes by TGSA | May 17, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships – First Call May 13, 2017 by TGSA | May 3, 2017 | Contest Calls, Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More James Greer Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 28, 2017 by TGSA | April 15, 2017 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More REGISTRATION – 2016-2017 TGSA PORT ARANSAS OPEN by admin | November 25, 2016 | Info | 0 Comments 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... Read More All-Star Fundraiser by admin | November 13, 2016 | Fund Raiser | 0 Comments 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... Read More CONTEST WRAP UP’S: Port Aransas Open Recap – March 24th/25th by TGSA | April 2, 2018 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More Galveston Open Recap by TGSA | February 26, 2018 | Results, Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2017 Texas State Surfing Championships Wrap Up by TGSA | May 30, 2017 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2017 TSSC Results and Season Divisional Points Champion Results by TGSA | May 21, 2017 | Results, Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2016-2017 Port Aransas Open Wrap Up by admin | December 5, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2016-2017 Packery Channel Open Wrap Up by admin | October 16, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Port Aransas Grom Roundup 2016 Wrap Up by admin | August 28, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2015-2016 Texas State Surfing Championships Wrap-up! by admin | May 4, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More South Padre Island Wrap-Up by admin | April 24, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2016 Galveston Open Wrap-up by admin | March 15, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More Port Aransas Open Wrap Up by admin | January 23, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More Matagorda Open wrap Up by admin | January 23, 2016 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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,... Read More Packery Channel/Seawall Open Wrap-up by admin | November 5, 2015 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Port Aransas Grom Roundup 2015 Wrap Wp! by admin | September 14, 2015 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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... Read More 2015-2016 TGSA/Texas Surf Camps Galveston Grom Roundup Wrap Up! by admin | August 31, 2015 | Wrap Up | 0 Comments 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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