The O'Neill/ Sweetwater Pro-Am held on Wrightsville Beach has grown into one of the largest surfing contests on the East Coast and attracts surfers from around the world-- they even have a Guppy Division. In all, dozens of amateur surfers and an average of 96 professional surfers from around the world participate in this exciting three-day event. Some professionals that have won the $20,000 pro purse in the past include Rob Machado, Fisher Heverly and Avon Cormican. Please see website for a listing of all the Surf Festival's Events.
Sweetwater Surf Shop
Surfing varies by wave conditions usually: Friday(Aug. 16th) 8:00 AM until Sunday(Aug. 19th) 4:00 PM
Free for Spectators: Surfer Registration Details on Website