The 2nd Annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic is still a go amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
The Classic will take place at Prince Kuhio Beach August 8-9, 2020 with Awards Ceremony to follow at Prince Kuhio Park on Sunday.
“This community-based event will teach competitors the long-term value that water sports can bring to their lives by having Kūpuna and professional bodyboarders mentor participants in the Amateur Divisions of the Classic,” according to sponsors of the event.
The event is sponsored by Kaikeha, INC., a nonprofit organization with the purpose of engaging youth in water-sport activities. Registration for the Classic is available on their website at www.kaikeha.org. The Classic is also sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Amateur Divisions entry is $25 with Professional Divisions entry at $200.
Both Master’s and Open Men’s Divisions are full. Categories still open to entries are Super Grom Ages 9 and under; Menehune Ages 10 – 13; Junior Ages 14 – 17; Girls Ages 17 and under; Open Women Ages 18 and older; Drop Knee Pro and Open Pro.
The Classic will run from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.