The 1997 OP Pro
Surfing Championship

Junior's Division
The only junior contest in the G-SHOCK Triple Crown of Surfing
November 15 to November 23, 1997

Australia's Nathan Hedge WINS! OP Junior 11/18/97

Event: The 8th annual Op Junior Surfing Championship, now in its second year in Hawai`i, is the only junior contest in the G-Shock Triple Crown of Surfing.

Where: Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa

When: Holding period - November 15 through November 23, 1997. The OP Junior heats will be on the first weekend of the competition, surf permitting and will be determined by the contest director. Daily start time:8 am.

For announcements about contest progress and wave conditions listen to Surf News Network at 808-596-7873, or check the sports section in the daily newspapers.

Who: Sponsored by: Ocean Pacific Apparel, Corp.
Produced by: Triple Crown, Inc.,
Executive Director: Randy Rarick
Contest Director: Bernie Baker
Media Director: Carol Hogan/Ocean Promotion

1996 Winner: Dan Malloy, Ventura, Calif. won the 1996 OP Junior contest.

Past Winners: Kelly Slater, 1989; Danny Melhado, 1990; Rob Machado, 1991; Tim Buehler, 1992; Chris Strother; 1993; Kalani Robb, 1994; Tim Curran, 1995; Dan Malloy, 1996.

Surfers: 32 invited surfers age 18 and under, who have qualified primarily via amateur association rankings and representing the top juniors from around the United States, will compete.

Prize Money: $2,500 in Scholarships.

Awards: An awards ceremony will be held on-stage at Alii Beach Park immediately following the finals. A press conference will be held on-site immediately following the awards.

Press Facility: The Op Pro press facility will be open at Alii Beach Park on surfing days in the same location as the Op Pro Men's Division, from 8:00 a.m. to the end of each day's competition..
Note: All telephone numbers are effective starting 11/12/97. Hotline: 808-637-6376.

Internet: Pre-contest information is available on the Internet. Results of the Op Pro Women's Division will be posted at the following locations:

Ocean Pacific: Contact Lisa Lavern at Ocean Pacific Apparel, Corp.
3 Studebaker Road, Irvine, Calif. 92618
Phone: 714-580-1888 ~ Fax: 714-580-1866.

Carol Hogan:Ocean Promotion
731241 Melomelo Street
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone & Fax: 808/325-7400

OP Men's Division -|- OP Women's Division

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