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1st Annual Surf Camp Fundraiser

Come on out to Zuma Beach on Saturday, March 9th to support the surf team at their 1st annual surf camp! Instruction will be provided by members of the Pepperdine Surf Team and head coach.

When: Saturday, March 9 from 10 AM - 1 PM

Where: Zuma Beach - Tower 16

Cost: $75/person

What's included:  instruction, surfboards, wetsuits + a free shirt - attendees must bring their own bathing suit and towels

Register here

Note:  This event is ONLY open to current Pepperdine students (including grad students!)

Club Overview

The Pepperdine Club Surf team competes in the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA). The team competes throughout the fall and spring in regional tournaments followed by State & National Championships every year. Practices are typically at Zuma Beach, but we love chasing a good wave too!


The Pepperdine Club Surf Team holds a roster of about 10-15 surfers. We practice at least once a week with our coach and our athletes often catch waves on their own time.

  • Our competition roster consists of six male short boarders, two women's short boarders, and a longboarder (any gender).
  • Practice attendance and an overall commitment to the club are factors for competition rosters.


Season Schedule

Regular Season

  • October 22-23, 2022: Blacks @ San Diego
  • December 9-10, 2022: The Lane @ Santa Cruz
  • January 28-29, 2023: Tower 3 @ Huntington Beach

State Championships

  • March 3-5, 2023: Seaside Reef @ Cardiff by the Sea
    • 5th place finish by junior shortboarder, Jake Vandenburg!

National Championships

  • June 16-18, 2023: Salt Creek @ Dana Point

Past Accomplishments


  • Finished sixth out of 30 universities in the 2021-2022 season for the highest team finish in the club's history


  • 2018, 2019: Cayla Moore won back-to-back College Women's Titles at NSSA Nationals
  • 2018: Ben Tran placed fourth in College Men's Longboard at NSSA Nationals


Contact and Connect

Head Coach


  • Jake Vandenburg
  • Noelle Alderton
  • Natalie Alderton

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