World Surf League event returning to Pismo Beach

Posted at 12:03 AM, Apr 28, 2018

Pismo Beach will host a World Surf League Qualifying Series event for the second straight year, organizers announced Friday.

Organizer Andy McKay says the Pismo Beach Open will return to the Pismo Beach Pier October 11-14. New this year are a women’s division and a fourth day of competition.

McKay says newly formed nonprofit Surfers Of Tomorrow is putting on the event. Dignity Health is the main sponsor and 805 Beer will be hosting a beer garden.

The city hosted its first qualifying series event last year. The folks behind the Pismo Beach Open are working on bringing another WSL event in 2019 to Morro Bay, according to McKay.

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