Event information


On Sunday, October 7th hundreds of surfers will hit the water at Mission Beach in San Diego, CA to support Boys to Men Mentoring and help boys become good men. Shaun Tomson, Damien Hobgood and their friends will be there. Don’t miss this opportunity to surf with the pros!  

The goal is for each surfer to attempt to catch 100 waves in 1 day and raise $1,000 for Boys to Men Mentoring. Whether you catch 100 waves or 20 waves, you will leave the water knowing you made a difference. 

Event Schedule


When: Sunday, October 7, 2018

              6:00am - Check-In Opens, Breakfast

              8:00am - Welcome and Surfer Circle

              8:15am - Group Photo

              9:00am - Surfer Check-in Closes

             10:00am - BTM BBQ Lunch Begins

             1:00pm - BTM BBQ Lunch Ends

              2:00pm - Event ends        

Where: Mission Beach (south of Belmont Park)

             End of San Fernado Place

             Mission Beach, CA 92109


Parking is available by first come first serve in parking lot behind Belmont Park and just past Adventure Golf on Mission Blvd.  Additional parking is available in surrounding parking lots that are just a quick walk away from event location on beach.

Your friends and family are welcome to join us for a day of fun, surf and sun! Our famous BBQ grill will be cooking burgers and dogs (as well as veggie burgers) for your family beginning at 10:00am.

Surfers are free to use the surfer's lounge, hang out on the couches, and enjoy a free massage.


All event participants receive:

  • Breakfast AND lunch provided by event sponsors

  • Event rash guard

  • Access to 1200 square feet of shade, comfortable outdoor furniture and ice cold drinks in the 100 Wave Surfer Lounge

Fundraise a minimum of $250 and ALSO receive:

  • Huge 100 Wave Challenge beach towel

  • Swag bag full of sponsor product samples, coupons and freebies


"I challenge YOU -- I am making a promise to bring three of my surfing buddies to join me in taking the Boys to Men 100 Wave Challenge in 2018. These boys NEED our help!"

Shaun Tomson

Surfing Legend, 1977 IPS World Champion




This is our chance to be PART OF THE TRIBE. This year is my fifth time surfing 100 waves in one day for Boys to Men and once again, I'M ALL IN!

Damien "Damo" Hobgood

Professional Surfer, Member of WCT

Check out these additional prizes:

Raise $1,000 - Receive a wave-counting watch*

Raise $3,000 - Get a new WETSUIT from Bird’s Surf Shed!***

Raise $5,000 - Score a new SURFBOARD!***

Raise $8,000 - Get a WETSUIT and a SURFBOARD!***

TEAMS that Fundraise $25,000 Combined Win a two night surf weekend at Las Gaviotas in Baja California****


* First year surfers only

** 24 comp meal tickets; only eligible for surfers who raise $2,000 - $2,999

*** from Bird's Surf Shed in-store stock

**** Team of 2-8 surfers must raise $25,000 combined and teams of 9-12 must raise $35,000 combined forfeiting all other prizes and choosing the surf weekend with all expenses paid, food prepared and even your transportation provided by Boys to Men!