Upper Trestles Set For 2010 NSL High School Cup

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Manhattan Beach, CA – (June 10, 2010) – The best high school surf teams in the country will meet at Upper Trestles, CA this weekend June 12-13 for the National Surf League (NSL) High School Cup Championships.

Using the National Surf League’s innovative “Game” team format, the High School Cup will feature some of the progressive amateur surfing action ever seen, along with all the drama, strategy and spectator excitement the “Game” format is known for.

The NSL’s highly qualified crew of professional surfers Austin Ware, Micah Byrne, Kyle Knox and CT Taylor will judge the Games.

Legendary professional surfer Brad Gerlach will call the play-by-play action on the mic along with professional surfer Zachary Keenan providing analysis.

Come down and check out all the action and see why the NSL High School Cup is the most anticipated event of the year these for these highly talented scholastic surf teams.

Match Ups/Schedule:

Saturday, June 12, 2010:
10:00AM – Game #1
Newport Harbor High (wildcard) vs. Satellite High (alternate replacement – Carlsbad High)
12:10PM – Game #2
Mira Costa High vs. Huntington Beach High
2:20PM – Game #3
San Dieguito Academy vs. Malibu High
4:30PM – Game #4
Santa Cruz High vs. Ocean City High (alternate replacement – San Clemente High)
Sunday, June 13, 2010:
10:00 AM – Semi-Final #1
Game #1 winner vs. Game #2 winner
12:10 PM – Semi-Final #2
Game #3 winner vs. Game #4 winner
2:45 PM – FINAL


About the NSL High School Cup:

The National Surf League’s goal is to provide the high school student with the most unique, enjoyable platform to compete for the pride of their school through showcasing his/her surfing talents.

The NSL High School Cup (formerly Red Bull Riders Cup) is the premier high school surfing tournament with schools from 8 regions nationwide competing using the National Surf League’s “Game” format in a single elimination “March-Madness” style tournament until a champion is crowned.


About National Surf League (NSL):

The NSL is a revolutionary competitive surfing organization established in 2001 by legendary pro surfer, Brad Gerlach.  The NSL is dedicated to the pursuit of surfing excellence, building awareness for the sport of surfing while creating a fun competitive landscape for all types of surfers with its unique team surfing format called The Game.


The Game Explained

Modeled after team sports such as Basketball, Football, and Baseball – The Game turns an individual sport like surfing into fan-friendly team sport

• Two teams against each other
• One team in the water at a time
• 3 Periods, Timeouts, Coaches, Referees
• Substitutes
• Rivalries
• Entertainment
• Real Surfing
• Game time: under two hours
• A scoreboard, continuous commentary, and scoring updates so the crowd and television audience can easily follow the results

For more information on the NSL and the High School Cup go to nslgame.com.