Event: The Women's Op Pro Surfing Championship is the first
women's contest in the 1997 G-Shock Triple Crown of Surfing. It is a 3-star WQS
women's event on the Coca Cola/ASP World Tour sanctioned by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP).
Where: Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa
When: Holding period - November 12 to November 23, 1997. Competition will require two days and be held on the days the surf is best as determined by the contest director.
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.
1996 Winner: Layne Beachley, Australia, won the 1996 OP Pro in Hawai`i
Prize Money: $10,000
Surfers: Women's Competition will feature open trials with 12 women qualifying to join the top 12 seeded ASP women in a 24 woman final round.
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..
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.
Carol Hogan:Ocean Promotion
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