|Surf's Up in Cancun, and mild January temps provide the perfect winter getaway for North Americans looking to escape the cold! Wax up the board, slip on the Jams and get ready to spend two weeks on the famous beaches of the Yucatan where surfing is the order of the day for competetitors from all across Mexico.
With some of the best surf in Mexico, this resort city comes alive with surf bums and beach babes each January, and while the competition is limited to Mexican Nationals, there's still plenty of wave action to be had if you're daring enough to ride the big waves with Mexico's best boarders.
From Jan. 10-25 Cancun will play host to Surf Festival Mexicano 2007, a tournament in conjunction with the Mexican National Surfing Circuit. Cancunís Playa Delfines will be the official site of the event with its alternate location being Playa Chamol, located in a popular tourist area.
The competition is open to contestants between the ages of 6 and 45, with a variety of different categories including Childrenís Short Board, Short Board Master and Teen Girls Body Board. The application cost is US $28 but is free to children who present official identification and authorization by parents or legal guardians.
Cancunís Caribbean location on the Yucatan Peninsula is located in Mexicoís Quintana Roo state. In addition to the pristine beaches and five star amenities, there is also great surfing, scuba diving and incredible extreme sports for visitors seeking adventure.
Children's Short Board (6-7 years) 2 competitors
Children's Short Board (8-9 years) 2 competitors
Children's Short Board (10-11 years) 2 competitors
Children's Short Board (12-13 years) 2 competitors
Short Board Teens (14-18 years) 4 competitors
Short Board Freestyle 6 competitors
Short Board Seniors (28-35 years) 2 competitors
Short Board Master (36-45 years) 2 competitors
Short Board Gran Master (45 years) 2 competitors
Long Board 4 competitors
Teen Girls Short Board Femenil Juvenil 2 competitors
Girls Freestyle Short Board 4 competitors
Childrens Body Board (6-7 years) 2 competitors
Childrens Body Board (8-9 years) 2 competitors
Childrens Body Board (10-11years) 2 competitors
Childrens Body Board (12-13 years) 2 competitors
Body Board Teens (14-18 years) 2 competitors
Body Board Freestyle 6 competitors
Teen Girls Body Board (14-18 years) 2 competitors
Girls Freestyle Body Board 4 competitors