Wahine Classic Surfing Competition - Wrightsville Beach, NC

Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019

Days until the Wahine








Dear Friends,

Registration for the 2019 Wahine Surf Classic, an all-female surfing competition held on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, is now open. Register today! There will be a welcome event for surfers and their families on Friday night as well. 

The Wahine Classic is now in its 7th year, and we’re excited to gather professional and amateur female surfers from all over the country (and globe) to participate in this fun, 2-day event which will benefit the Southern North Carolina District (SNC) of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA).

Please make plans today to join us in Wrightsville Beach.

Jo Pickett, Event Organizer
Special thank you to photographer Ed Potter for the beautiful pictures you see on our website.

Registration Information

Registration is now open for the 2019 Wahine Classic. So it’s time to start planning and get your registration in now. Divisions include shortboard, longboard, SUP surf, tandem, pro shortboard, pro longboard and everyone’s favorite – the Teenie Wahines (for girls 10 and under). This year we’ve added a Floamies Soft Surfboard competition for Ages 13 and Older. We have a strong group of judges, staff members, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers. This event is open to all women and girls. Hope to see you in August!


Schedule of Events

Our event starts on Friday night, August 23, with a cookout. All surfers and their families are invited to join us. Registration packets will be available for pick-up at the event. Our competition begins on Saturday, August 24 and continues on Sunday, August 25. Registration is on Surf Signup online.




Wahine Classic Featured in Cape Fear Living

Surf’s Up at the Wahine Classic Surfing Competition in Wrightsville Beach JULY 26, 2019 5 VIEWS No boys allowed. For Jo Pickett and her fellow organizers of the Wahine Classic Surfing Competition in Wrightsville Beach, this statement holds a whole new meaning than it...

Results from the 2018 Wahine Classic

Congratulations to all of our participants, and many thanks our sponsors! Pro Shortboard Rachel Wilson, Virginia Beach, VA Leilani Pickett, Wilmington, NC Leah Thompson, Wrightsville Beach, NC Kat Neff, Carolina Beach, NC Callie Summerlin, Roanoke, VA Pro Longboard...


Event Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Cape Fear Commercial, Jolyn, Wrightsville Beach Landscaping


2017 Video

Special thanks to Will Page for creating this beautiful video of the 2017 Wahine Classic along with Intracoastal Realty for sponsoring it. Thank you, Will and Intracoastal!

2016 Video

Special thanks to Horizon Creative Co. for creating this incredible video of the 2016 Wahine Classic.

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