Images courtesy of






   "kai" means "ocean"

in Hawaiian




  • KAI~Sports has networked with the major surfing events in both Hawai'i and California to bring you a compilation of the top performers from the two states. The Top 6 Finishers of any one of the  "grand slam events" are nominated for each category.

.California-Hawai'i select BODYSURFERS - All-America Awards (National-select Archives)

For Boys and Girls Bodysurfing, the major long-standing events include the World Bodysurfing Championships, Oceanside Pier, California, the International Surf Festival, Manhattan Beach Pier, California, and Point Panic Invitational, Kewalo Basin, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawai'i. Other events, as available, include the U.S. Open of Bodysurfing, Huntington Beach Pier, California, and either Makapu'u or Sandy Beach Invitationals, Oahu.

California-Hawai'i select SURFERS - All-America Awards (National-select Archives) (link inactivated, in work)

For Boys and Girls Surfing (both short board and longboard), the major level events include the California ISF State Championships and Hawai'i ISF State Championships -- both open to High School Teams and athletes, and the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA), the self-proclaimed "highest profile amateur competitive surfing association in the United States." Other events, as available, include the U.S. Open of Surfing, Huntington Beach Pier, California, and either Ala Moana (spring) or Haleiwa (winter), Oahu.This section is now under revision.

California-Hawai'i select BODYBOARDERS/KNEEBOARDERS - All-America Awards (National-select Archives) (link not available yet)

For Boys and Girls Kneeboarding and Bellyboarding, events are under consideration.

California-Hawai'i select SUP SURFERS - All-America Awards (National-select Archives) (link not available yet)

For Boys and Girls Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Surfing, events are under consideration.


  • The above lists serve as the top high school age All-America Surfing awards -- and they're the ones which highlight athletes competing in the California-Hawai'i area. The lists are assembled from multiple surfing venues which feature more than two-thirds the high school surfers in the USA.

Individual Awards are available for surfers at a cost (described in the order forms and on the Awards tab).

Congratulations to the surfers, their high schools and their hometowns for these prestigious accolades.

South Bay Southern California (Regional-select Archives)

  • This section is in work. It will feature the ALL-AREA TEAMS for both boys and girls high school age student-athletes as well as an ALL-DECADE TEAM. Refer back to this section as it matures.


Home | Awards | Paddle | Polo | Surf | Swim | Other | Sponsorship | Feedback Kelly's Blog