BIA Tour: the innovative Stand-Up contest

The Bodyboarder International Association (BIA) Tour 2013 is kicking off its 16th season, in California.


The Californian-based bodyboarding contest series run by Chris Granone, Shawn Backus and several other great volunteers is back in action.

The first stage of the BIA Tour 2013 is scheduled for the 23rd March, in Manhattan Beach. The next competitions are set to Seaside Reef, Salt Creek, Zuma Beach and Huntington Beach.

The BIA Championships, the ultimate stage of the series, are planned to the Huntington Beach River Jettties, in September.

The BIA Tour 2013 will run Semi Pro divisions (AAA), as well as Soft Stand-Up, Female, Drop-Knee, Masters (+30), Men (18-29), Juniors (15-17) and Youth (Under 14).

2013 BIA Tour Schedule:

Manhattan Beach, March 23rd
Seaside Reef, April 27th
Salt Creek, May 11th
Zuma Beach, June 1st
HB Goldenwest, August 17th
BIA Champs: HB River Jettties, September 15th