Spend the day enjoying the sunshine and watching some of the nation’s best surfers compete! Surfing on the east coast had it’s start right here on the OBX and this event brings young surfers from all over the area to the Outer Banks for some fun and great surf. The ESA is the largest amateur surfing association in the world. The family-oriented programs promote an active and healthy lifestyle. The Association’s activities are currently organized into 25 districts, which extend along nearly 2,000 miles of coastline stretching from Maine to the Gulf coast of Florida, Alabama and the Great Lakes.