Revised SCSSL contest schedule out

Surf Teams: please note the revised SCSSL contest schedule below - the January and March comps for junior high and high school teams have been shifted slightly and remain subject to change:

http://www.scsurfleague.org/p/blog-page.html

Contests
2017 / 2018 Season

Middle School / High School
Middle and High School dates will be finalized the Wednesday before the contest.

October 28 and 29, 2017 Waddell

November 18 and 19, 2017 Pleasure Point / The Hook

January 20 and 21, 2018 The Hook / Pleasure Point

February 24 and 25, 2018 The Lane

March 24 and 25, 2018 Manresa

State Championships
High School: April 21 - 23, 2018 Oceanside Harbor
Middle School: May 5 - 6, 2018 Oceanside Harbor

**all dates and venues are subject to change

Thanks,

Coach Mike

HMB High Black and Orange Ball

11/04/2017 6:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

Hi Folks:

The Black & Orange Ball is a very important fundraising effort for our entire athletic program and the Boosters help fund the high school surf team's league and state championship fees each year. Please support this important annual fundraiser, which makes the entire high school athletics program possible. There are many ways to support our Black & Orange surfer athletes. See below:

Attend the event on November 4th @ La Costanera, 6:30pm - 11:0pm
Event tickets @ $65 each, Heads + Tails game, and Drink tickets can be purchased online @ hmbcougarboosters.org

Half Moon Bay High School Cougar Boosters
hmbcougarboosters.org
Why Should I Contribute to Boosters? • It helps the school. A healthy athletic program contributes greatly to a positive high school atmosphere.

Play Heads + Tails for a chance to win a fun prize
Get your picture taken with Cougie
Check out the Silent Auction, including sign ups for the Cougar Pub Crawl (April 13, 2018)
Enjoy mixing and mingling with your Cougar friends while enjoying delicious bites that only La Costanera can provide
Dance the night away with DJ Blake
Support a wish list item (You can contribute directly to the surf team this way)
Be a FAMILY SPONSOR: $250
Sponsorship includes (2) tickets to the event; $24 in drink tickets; Recognition on website and event banner
20% of your sponsorship can be designated to the sport of your choice
Sponsorship can be purchased online @ hmbcougarboosters.org

Be a BUSINESS SPONSOR: $300 - $2500
Sponsorship includes event tickets; drink tickets; and various marketing promotions based on the level you choose
These sponsorships can also be purchased online @ hmbcougarboosters.org

Have season tickets to a local sports team? Our Cougar guests LOVE buying sports game tickets, so please consider donating a game or two! Please email jgandelman@me.com with your donation details.
We’d also love to include some vacation options on our silent auction table. Please consider lending us your vacation house or time share. Perhaps you have a great connection with an awesome hotel in SF or locally that might want to donate? We’d love that too!! Email jgandelman@me.com with your donation details.

Mahalo,

Coach Mike

*** UPDATE**** HEALTH WARNING! AIR QUALITY INDEX IS AT 163 DUE TO FIRES - TUESDAY 10.17.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **JETTY*** PRACTICE IS OPTIONAL

10/17/2017 4:00 pm
10/17/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

*** UPDATE ****

AIR QUALITY INDEX 163 Health Message: People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. Everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.

https://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_city&zipcode=94019&subm...

We will be at the Jetty with the Trailer. It will be up to the parents to make the determination if it is okay for the kids to surf.

"C AND B" Surfers, (A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for LARGE sized 6-8 feet tomorrow. Swells of this size is not safe for surfing Dunes. We'll give it a shot at Surfer's. If it gets too big, we'll pull the kids out of the water.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We will have the trailer in the dirt lot across the highway at Surfer's. Please use extreme caution crossing the highway as this will be at the peak of commute time!

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

TUESDAY 10.17.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **JETTY***

10/17/2017 4:00 pm
10/17/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

"C AND B" Surfers, (A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for LARGE sized 6-8 feet tomorrow. Swells of this size is not safe for surfing Dunes. We'll give it a shot at Surfer's. If it gets too big, we'll pull the kids out of the water.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We will have the trailer in the dirt lot across the highway at Surfer's. Please use extreme caution crossing the highway as this will be at the peak of commute time!

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

*** UPDATE ***Sunday 10.15.17 Club B and Middle School A Surfers Free Surf Practice -Tunitas Creek 7:30 am

10/15/2017 7:30 am
10/15/2017 9:30 am
America/Los Angeles

Club Surfers,

Forecast is calling for 3-4 feet for Sunday Morning... with clean off-shore conditions. Tunitas Creek looks like the best option for us offering more variety of surf for various skill levels. Park along Tunitas Creek road at the junction of Hwy 1 and hike in on the trail. We'll focus towards the north end of the beach.

We're bumping up the time to 7:30 to hopefully get ahead of the pumpkin traffic in and out of town.

Reminder... We do not bring the trailer to B practices... so be sure to bring your own boards!

Be sure to check your email Sunday morning in case we cancel or move to a different location.

Coaches Marty and Oliver

TUESDAY 10.10.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **JETTY***

10/10/2017 4:00 pm
10/10/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

"C AND B" Surfers, (A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for LARGE sized 4-6 feet tomorrow. Swells of this size is not safe for surfing Dunes. We'll give it a shot at Surfer's. If it gets too big, we'll pull the kids out of the water.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We will have the trailer in the dirt lot across the highway at Surfer's. Please use extreme caution crossing the highway as this will be at the peak of commute time!

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm. We'll do a brief meeting at the trailer before we start.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

10.7.17 No Club Practice - Columbus Weekend Holiday

10/07/2017 8:00 am
10/07/2017 10:00 am
America/Los Angeles

Club Surfers,

Columbus Day Weekend. There will be no club B practice this Sunday. Surf is expected to be LARGE 6-8 feet and occasionally 10 feet. Please use extreme caution should you decide to surf. Look for surf in the sheltered breaks such as the Jetty, Linda Mar or Santa Cruz.

Also, the Boys and Girls club of the Coastside is having their annual "Building Great Futures" fund raiser dinner on October 28th from 6pm to 11pm. They are currently seeking volunteers. If you have the time, they could really use your help. Please sign up at https://www.volunteersignup.org/QWTLR

Have fun and be safe 4 day weekend!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

TUESDAY 10.3.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **Dunes Beach**

10/03/2017 4:00 pm
10/03/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

"C AND B" Surfers, (middle school A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for medium sized 3-4 feet tomorrow... Winds may be a factor.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We are targeting to do the practice at Dunes. Please look for the Surf Club Trailer... If it's not at Dunes, then continue down to Roosevelt.

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm. We'll do a brief meeting at the trailer before we start.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

HIGH SCHOOL SURF TEAM - Friday Football Game Volunteers

10/06/2017 7:15 pm
America/Los Angeles

HIGH SCHOOL SURF TEAM - Friday Football Game Volunteers are Needed!!

Cougar Boosters helps out the team by paying our league and states dues and in return we need to help support the Boosters. Plus it's a blast!

They still need to fill the following spots for Friday night's HMB Football game from all the aquatic teams, plus volleyball and golf. Please lend a hand if you can:

https://www.volunteersignup.org/HCMK9/confirm/1715612

JV game 4:30 - 7:15 - Need 2 more volunteers
BBQ - 1 person (must be adult)
Churros - 1 person

Varsity game 7:15 - 9:45 - Need 11 more volunteers
Snack Bar - 4 people (2 must be adults)
BBQ - 2 people (must be adults)
Churros - 2 people
Gate - 3 adults (this timing is slightly different - 7:00 to end of 3rd quarter)

Mahalo,

Coach Mike

Sunday 9.30.17 8am Club B and Middle School A Surfers Free Surf Practice - Location -Tunitas Creek

09/30/2017 8:00 am
09/30/2017 10:00 am
America/Los Angeles

Club Surfers,

Forecast is calling for 5-7 feet for Sunday Morning... conditions are questionable. We're planning on surfing south of town at Tunitas Creek at 8:00am. We will meet at at the corner of Tunitas Creek Road and Hwy at 8:00am sharp!

Location should be suitable for intermediate to advance level surfers but not advised for beginners. Any of you C surfers looking to surf this weekend should check out Dune's, Roosevelt or the Jetty.

Reminder... We do not bring the trailer to B practices... so be sure to bring your own boards!

Be sure to check your email Sunday morning in case we cancel or move to a different location.

Coaches Marty and Oliver

HMB High Surf TEAM Update/Comp/Practice Schedule

HMB High Surf TEAM Update/Comp/Practice Schedule:

1) SCSSL Competition Schedule below, subject to change, will be finalized Weds before each comp in terms of MS vs HS day and location.

Waddell -- Oct 28-29
Pleasure Pt./Hook -- Nov 18-19
Hook/Pleasure Pt. -- Jan 13-14
The Lane -- Feb 24-25
Manresa -- Mar 17-18

States: High School Apr 21-23, Middle School May 5-6

2) Please still sign up for alerts from www.hmbhsathletics.com as previously instructed for practice updates. Please select "email" update, as texts have been blocked by ATT for now. I will use this for practice updates going forward.

3) Surfers: please study your competition rule book before our next practice. The SCSSL will be very strict with enforcement this year after a couple controversial episodes last year. We will be the best informed team and there will be a test Sunday!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2gVX6JHDeM-OXM5RV9tMG1TRkU/edit

4) Sunday practice will be at Montara at 9 am, though we may relocate to the Jetty in the likely event that wind and swell blow us to that more protected spot. Before we surf we will go over the league rule book above.

Mahalo,

Coach Mike

TUESDAY 9.26.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **Dunes Beach** or **Roosevelt**

09/26/2017 4:00 pm
09/26/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

"C AND B" Surfers, (middle school A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for medium sized 3-5 feet tomorrow.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We are targeting to do the practice at Dunes or Roosevelt depending on which one looks better when we get there. Please look for the Surf Club Trailer... If it's not at Dunes, then continue down to Roosevelt.

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm. We'll do a brief meeting at the trailer before we start.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coaches Marty and Oliver

Sunday 9.24.17 8am Club B and Middle School Team A Surfers Free Surf Practice - Location -Tunitas Creek

09/24/2017 8:00 am
09/24/2017 10:00 am
America/Los Angeles

Middle School A, B surfers,and High School B Surfers. (A's welcome too)

Forecast is calling for 3-5 feet for Sunday Morning with clean off shore conditions. We're planning on surfing south of town at Tunitas Creek at 8:00am. We will meet at the top parking area above the bluffs at 8:00am sharp!

Location is suitable for intermediate to advance level surfers but not advised for beginners. Any of you C surfers looking to surf this weekend should check out Dune's, Roosevelt or the Jetty.

Reminder... We do not bring the trailer to the A and B practices... so be sure to bring your own boards!

Be sure to check your email Sunday morning in case we cancel or move to a different location.

Coaches Marty and Oliver

TUESDAY 9.19.17 4 PM Club Surfers "C AND B" Practice **JETTY***

09/19/2017 4:00 pm
09/19/2017 5:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

"C AND B" Surfers, (A's Welcome)

Forecast is calling for LARGE sized 4-7 feet tomorrow. Swells of this size is not safe for surfing Dunes. We'll give it a shot at Surfer's and hope that the swell holds off until later in the evening. If it gets too big, we'll pull the kids out of the water.

C Surfers parents or a responsible parent appointed adult must be present to observe and make the call if it okay for there surfer to go out.

We will have the trailer in the dirt lot across the highway at Surfer's. Please use extreme caution crossing the highway as this will be at the peak of commute time!

Please be suited up and ready to go by 4pm. We'll do a brief meeting at the trailer before we start.

Please check your email before heading to the beach to make sure the location hasn't changed or that practice hasn't been cancelled.

See you tomorrow!

Coach Marty
650-773-0936

High School Surf Team Practice Schedule/Update

High School Surf Team -

If you have already signed up for team alerts, you will know our first official high school team practice is Sunday morning at 9 am slated for Montara Beach (south lot). If not, please use the following link to receive text and/or email alerts. We will use this going forward for any practice times and venue changes. Chose alerts from Coed Surf Club. You must have completed all HMB high, SCSSL and BGCC/Surf Club waivers and clearances to participate:

https://connect.varsitynewsnetwork.com/authorize?client_id=AlertApp&resp...

Also the Big Chill Out Surf Contest September 30th is a great way to get in a competition tune-up for the season. There are both age-based longboard and open shortboard divisions, with slots filling up fast:

http://pedropointsurfclub.org/the-big-chill-out/

See ya Sunday,

Coach Mike

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