• Friday, August 21st - Sunday, August 23rd

Head to the shorelines of Wrightsville Beach – one of the most popular surfing destinations in southern North Carolina – for this annual tournament that has become one of the most anticipated regional surfing events of the year. The O'Neill/ Sweetwater Pro-Am has grown over the years into one of the biggest surfing tournaments in North Carolina and along the East Coast, and spectators can catch an incredible show as they watch dozens of amateur and professional surfers from all around the world show their stuff on the local waves.

The O'Neill/ Sweetwater Pro-Am has attracted hundreds of amateur and / or professional surfers, and past winners of the event is a veritable who’s who of the surfing world. Previous champions in this annual competition include Rob Machado, Fisher Heverly and Avon Cormican, and spectators will have an opportunity to catch some of the best surfers from around the globe in action. Head to the beach at the end of Birmingham Street to see the show, and participants will want to check online on a regular basis to check out the schedule and corresponding events. Wild fun for spectators and surfers alike, the O'Neill/ Sweetwater Pro-Am is a grand sporting event unlike any other on the beach.