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14th Annual Dempsey Holder Surf Contest & Festival Saturday September 16th

Aug 27, 2017 12:51AM ● By Paul Spear

Register for the Dempsey Holder Surf Contest 
Donate to Support Local Youth

WHEN: Saturday, September 16, 2017   

WHERE: North Imperial Beach Pier, Imperial Beach, CA

Time: 7AM- 3PM

WILDCOAST's 14th Annual Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival and Surf Contest, is one of the largest and longest running surf contests in San Diego County. 


"The Dempsey" serves as an important community-based opportunity to educate and engage a broad audience on issues affecting San Diego County’s coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. Proceeds from the festival help support WILDCOAST's efforts to conserve our coast and ocean. 



Over the past several years, hundreds of children have enjoyed participating in our annual Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival and Surf Contest.  The Dempsey Scholarship Fund is a unique feature of the contest and provides local youth on both sides of the border with the opportunity participate at no cost, removing financial barriers, that allow for an inclusive opportunity for all. 

Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, YOUR DONATION'S IMPACT WILL BE DOUBLED! But act quickly as this pledge is only for a limited time.  

Your support will help youth participants become engaged stewards of our coast and ocean through this community festival, where all proceeds benefit WILDCOAST’s conservation efforts. 

Click here to make your donation and your generous gift will automatically be matched dollar for dollar until we meet our $5,000 goal.

Help us reach our $5000 Dempsey Scholarship goal, DONATE TODAY.  

For more information on the event, please click here. 


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