Welcome to the registration for the 10th annual Surfing Santa and Stand Up Paddle Board Contest, presented by The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in benefit of Surfers Healing. Please find the 2020 surf and SUP categories below. The event is open to men and women of all ages and $60 per contestant, per surf category. You are welcome to register for as many categories as you'd like. Registration is now available until November 20, 2020.

Registration supports Surfers Healing and includes a swag bag, Surfing Santa t-shirt, lunch, snacks and beverages throughout the day. The event will be social distanced and safety guidelines will be shared in advance.

Contestants are also encouraged to dress as Santa or other holiday-inspired characters as they battle it out in the waves! If you're feeling festive, please register for the costume contest. Winners will receive a cash prize! There's no fee to participate as this is included in the contest registration but you must be a contestant in a surf or SUP category.

The entire schedule for the two-day event on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 will be released closer to the competition.

All contestants must fill out a waiver. Please complete and bring to the competition. 

- Adult Waiver

- 18 and Under Waiver 

2020 Categories

Surfing Rudolph: Men's 18 + Shortboard

Santa's Elves: Men and Women 17 and under Shortboard

Yule Loggers: Men and Women Longboard (open/all ages)

SUP Surf Men and Women (open/all ages)


Best Costume Contest

Must be dressed in costume to qualify.

Register with contestant application.


Cash prize for 1st

and 2nd place!



All contestants qualify.

No registration required.


Cash Prize!

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