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San Diego Surf Film Festival 2014 Raffle Benefits School Surf Teams

The raffle benefits local surf teams including La Jolla High School's.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
The San Diego Surf Film Festival (SDSFF) 2014 will give local scholastic surf teams a financial boost as well as a chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes via a countywide raffle. The annual SDSFF (sandiegosurffilmfestival.com/), which will be held May 7-10, 2014 at Bird’s Surf Shed, has contributed profits from previous raffles to several national non-profit organizations.

“This year we wanted to provide support for scholastic surfing throughout San Diego County,” said SDSFF co-creator and director Pierce Kavanagh. “Surf teams and clubs offer great guidance at a challenging time in a kid’s life, and we are proud to be able to help out in any way we can.”

The deadline for surf teams to sign up is Feb. 1. Raffle tickets will be distributed to surf team coaches by Feb. 26. Raffle tickets will be sold by participating student surf teams between March 1 and April 21, 2014, with the grand prizes chosen May 10 at the SDSFF film awards ceremony. These raffle tickets can be sold to anybody, anywhere and the winner need not be present to win.

SURF TEAM/CLUB PRIZES AND BENEFITS:
  • $2 of each $5 raffle ticket sold goes directly back to the surf team. (Our goal is to raise $2,000‐$3,000 for each participating team).
  • Top student raffle ticket seller wins a brand new surfboard. (Retail value $750).
  • Student selling the winning raffle ticket wins a GoPro Hero 3+ package ($400).
  • Second place student raffle ticket seller wins a GoPro Hero 3+ package ($400).
  • Third place student raffle ticket seller wins a brand new Patagonia wetsuit ($300).
  • Top three ticket selling schools will be awarded a professional surfing video and photo package for the entire team provided by misfit pictures. ($300).
  • All participating students and coaches will be given a movie ticket to the 2014 San Diego Surf Film Festival.
  • All participating students and coaches are invited to a special VIP surf party May 11 by the SDSFF with great surfers, waves, food, beverages and a bunch of additional prizes to be awarded.

SDSFF RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE AWARDED TO THE PUBLIC:
  • GRAND PRIZE: SEVEN‐DAY ALL‐EXPENSES PAID DELUXE NICARAGUA SURF TRIP FOR TWO nicaxtremeadventures.com/ (Retail value‐ $4,000).
  • GOLD PRIZE: BRAND NEW SURFBOARD (Retail value‐ $750).
  • SILVER PRIZE: DELUXE GOPRO HER0 3+ CAMERA PACKAGE (Retail value‐ $600). BRONZE PRIZE: NEW PATAGONIA WETSUIT (Retail value‐ $400).
  • COPPER PRIZE: DAPHNE’S CALIFORNIA GREEK PRIVATE CATERING EVENT FOR 25 FRIENDS (Retail value‐ $250).

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