CARLSBAD, Calif., March 9, 2017– Sunshine and fun waves are on tap for Camp Shred this weekend, March 11-12, at San Elijo Campground in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. The world’s largest surf demo, presented by SURFER and Surf Ride and benefitting California State Parks, unites the top industry brands and consumers looking to test out the latest gear before committing to a purchase. Surfline forecasters predict about 70-degree weather, sunshine and fun-sized knee-to-chest-high waves on Saturday and Sunday for the annual family-friendly and free public event.

The demo zone, which will be open 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday and 8 am to 3 pm on Sunday, will include a wide variety of top brands offering demos, including: Action Sports Canopies, Arbor Skateboards, Billabong, Body Glove, Captain Fin Co., Channel Islands, Chemistry Surfboards, CJ Nelson Designs, Creatures Of Leisure, DHD Surf, FCS, Firewire Surfboards, Futures Fins, Haydenshapes, Hemlock Hat Co., Indo Boards, INT, JS Surfboards, KAABOO, KIND Bar, Leus Towels, …LOST Surfboards, Mercedes Benz of San Diego, Nixon, O’Neill, Otis Eyewear, Poler, Raen, Reef, Rip Curl, Rusty, Sector 9 Skateboard Co., Sharpeye Surfboards, Slyde Handboards, SP United USA, Spy Optic, Sun Bum, Superbrand Surfboards, Surf Ride, Surftech Board Mfg Co., Tower, Volte Wetsuits, Xterra Surf and XTR.

The festival area will feature a sound stage, hosted by Chris Cote, with live bands and DJ sets by Cote throughout the day. God Save the Cuisine, Banzai Bowls, Bump Coffee, Moonage Food Co. and the ever-popular Pizza Port Beer Garden will keep everyone fed, hydrated and happy. Proceeds from the beer garden will benefit California State Parks, specifically the Friends of Cardiff and Carlsbad State Beaches (FCCSB).

Camp Shred, which is family-friendly and free to the public, will run 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 8 am to 5 pm on Sunday. See the complete Camp Shred schedule here.

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Camp Shred wouldn’t be possible without it’s generous sponsors and partners. Big thanks to Surf Ride, SURFER, GRIND TV, KIND®, Nixon, Pizza Port, Banzai Bowls and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of San Diego for their support.

In 1960, SURFER began as the original surf magazine. With a long history of delivering provocative and insightful editorial features, revealing interviews and award-winning, state-of-the-art photography, SURFER remains the authoritative voice of the surfing world and thus earned the moniker “the bible of the sport.” Through its website, social media channels, magazine, and television programming, SURFER continues to be the most current and reliable source of information to the surf community, reaching more than 22-million active sports enthusiasts. SURFER is published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network. To learn more, visit

About Surf Ride
Starting as a seedling in the 1970s, Surf Ride has grown from the ground up, sprouting first in Oceanside, and branching out to a second location in Solana Beach. With both store fronts rooted along the Pacific Coast Highway, Surf Ride is committed to providing our customers with as many product choices as possible. Our hard work has paid off and has led to recognition from Transworld Business as ‘Hardgoods Retailer of the Year.’ From Land to the Sea, our vision is to get everyone as stoked on riding the elements as we are. was created to provide product to your doorstep with the click of a button.This year, 2014, is our 40th anniversary as a family-owned surf shop. 40 Years of Surf! Still core since ’74. Visit for more information.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier transmedia network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 60 websites, 50 publications, 50 annual events, the Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video-on-demand service, as well as the world’s largest automotive and action/adventure sports media platforms, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit

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