WCBR Competitor Eligibility

Teams must consist of local surfers per the following requirements:

A) Born and raised

B) Attended Elementary, MS, HS or College

C) 5+ years residency

D) Direct inland residents if they surf hometown on a regular basis. If inland from multiple breaks and clubs, surfer will have the choice to select the club they surf for.

E) Each surfer gets one chance to "jump" clubs. But, once you jump and surf for another club, that is final.

Note: Any special circumstances must be addressed to WCBR board for approval. The Commissioner’s decision is final.



7 divisions with 4 surfers per division (U14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & up, Women any age).

Age eligibility is calculated by the age you are the day of each WCBR event.

Surfer must surf their age division, NO surfing up or down age groups.

WCBR Format

•Tag team format.

•WSL Judging criteria and interference rules.

•Max 5 teams, 4 surfers per division, 1 hour heat.

•One surfer at a time from each team in the water.

•First surfer starts heat in designated tag area (Beach start).

•Next surfer must be tagged in designated area. If tagged outside designated area team gets 1 point deduction.

•Last surfer per team must be in the tag area by end of heat or get a 5 point deduction. 

•3 wave maximum per surfer with best wave scoring.

•Each team has one “Double Whammy Surfer” (DWS)—DWS must raise both hands up within 10-15 seconds after their wave to be rewarded DW points (double points).