La Jolla Shores Surfing Assoc.
2009 Contest Sponsors
check out our raffle & silent auction items!
Premiere Sponsors
Pacific Beach Surf Shop  opened in 1962, has
plenty of boards + plenty of surf and skate
equipment to meet your needs. Thank you Randy
Strunk for your generous support of drawstring
custom backpacks for our contest this year!
San Diego Surf Lifesaving Association (SDSLA)  Their
mission is to use surf lifesaving competition to motivate lifeguards
to develop, maintain and improve skills necessary to effect aquatic
rescues and to generate funds and provide volunteers to support
aquatic safety and drowning prevention programs. SDSLA has
donated custom hats for our contestants!
Excel Fitness ,located in La Jolla Shores, offers the most unique Personal
Training, Physical Therapy, and Health Club experience in La Jolla.  Excel
Sport & Therapy is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer
service and quality care that you should come to expect from a Health and
Wellness center.  Excel Fitness is donating sport fitness water bottles and
mugs to our contest goodies bags this year!
Major Sponsors
Rusty Boardhouse:  We’re pleased to welcome back Rusty every year as one
of our top contest sponsors.  We have $50 Rusty Boardhouse gift certificates
for our lucky prize winner...go visit the local shop – Rusty’s Boardhouse – on
Avenida de la Playa, also featuring the famous, well engineered and sculpted
Rusty Surfboards.  
Sea Brothers Surfboards started in 1989 with the a craftsman's approach to
designing and shaping boards with high quality laminating that makes a long lasting
Don Laughlin, shaper, donated a longboard  - 9'0" x 22 3/4" single fin 3
stringer (pictured at right).   The glassing was done by Alan Beels Surfboard
Services and laminated by
Dave Lot, a hallmark glasser in the San Diego surf scene.
Surf Diva: Surf Diva Surf School, established in 1996 by twin sisters Izzy and Coco Tihanyi, has enjoyed its
reputation as the world's #1 surf school for women for over 12 years!  The Surf Diva boutique in La Jolla
Shores opened its doors in 2004 and has been selling a variety of fashion forward and functional surf gear
ever since.
REEF,a longtime sponsor, is back this year. Reef is the world leader in
authentic, surf-inspired footwear that appeals to everyone from surfers and
skaters to snowboarders and other who enjoy an active lifestyle. Lucky
contestants this year get REEF sandals in their goodie bags!
Donny Ciccimaro, club member, is a board sponsor this year.  Pictured at right is his custom 8'0" Egg with a
70's inspired paint job in psychedelic colors featuring girls, dolphins, and a mermaid.
The Big Biz Show:  They're Sully & Russ 'T' Nailz, two
San Diego Radio personalities who are heard Weekdays on
the Business Talk Radio Network! From current business
events to internet-related issues to the movers and
shakers in the business world-along with the occasional
drink recipe. LJSSA welcomes them as first time sponsors,
guest announcers, and major donors of two shortboards for
our prizes and raffle!
Sector 9 Skateboards:  Manufactured with pride in the USA and using the highest quality
materials and craftsmanship, they are producing the best skateboards on the market today.  
Thank you for the donation of skatedecks for our division winners!
surf photos this page by John Slavin
Major Community Prize Sponsors
Meetings and conventions managed by NormanD Productions can easily
achieve your goal of the 3P's (Personalized, Professional, and Profitable).  
With over 15 years of experience in the meeting and convention business, the
staff at
NormanD Productions is here to help you and your company with all
the logistical needs for your meeting or convention.
Enjoy a two night stay at the Las Vegas Hilton.  Fly there with two
roundtrip airfares on
Southwest Airlines!
Enjoy 4 tickets to Universal Studios in our raffle.  
Enjoy a two night stay at the
Anaheim Marriott +  
4 tickets to Disneyland in our silent auction.
The Wavehouse in Mission Beach is donating FlowRider gift
certificates for all our Menehune contestants  online magazine and surfing website is offering on year and one
month online memberships for our division finalists
San Diego’s finest sports resort-improve your health. Indulge your
competitive spirit.  
Pacific Athletic Club in Del Mar is offering a 3
month family membership.
Enjoy 3 nights anywhere in the world at the Marriott Hotel
La Jolla Shores is proud to be offering Glaceau's premiere
r and Vitaminwater for our thirsty contestants
The Marriott San Diego Hotel & Marina is offering a gift basket
and a 2 night stay, coupled w/ a Padres outing listed below in our
silent auction.
Bob's Mission Surf Shop
Clairemont Surf Shop
La Jolla Surf Sytems
Mitch's Surf Shop
Ocean Girl
Star Surfing

Hike, Bike, Kayak Sport
La Jolla Kayak
OEX Dive Shop & Kayak

Cohn Restaurant Group
El Charro Mexican Food
Georges at the Cove
Il Fornaio Del Mar
Island Restaurant
Jeff's Burgers
Osteria Romantica
Piatti Ristorante & Bar
The Cheese Shop
Starbucks Coffee
Bettys on Boards
First Lyt Custom Metal
Gone Bananas Beachwear
Joe Ewing Photography
John Slavin Photography
julie design
Kahala Shirts
La Jolla Academy of
Martial Art
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
Mainlanders Tiki Store
My Local Lineup
Reel Picture
Sees Candy
Sempra Energy
Soul Grind Skate Shop
Surfing Magazine
Stacy Vosberg, artwork
Todd Glaser Photography
Trent Stevens Photography
Our premiere silent auction item will be a Hawaii vacation package
donated by Dawn Norman at NormanD Productions: (5) Nights at the
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Doubletree or Embassy Suites – Waikiki
Beach (pending availability) and (2) Roundtrip coach airfares on
American Airlines
Omni Hotel is offering 4 premiere club
seating Padres tickets vs. Reds May 15
The best way to buy a surfboard is to custom order one just like the
Tim Bessell of Bessell Surfboards has donated a custom
shaped shortboard glassed by
Alan Beels Surfboard Service
polyester and epoxy glassing and repair
LJSSA is proud to welcome new sponsor Bubble Gum Surf Wax.  They have
donated wax, tshirts, towels, stickers and hats to our contest.  
Stay Covered is THE place to go for surf accessories. We
have leashes and board bags from this Oceanside firm.  
SouthCoast Surf Shops in Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach have suppoted the LJ Shores
Menehune Surf Contest for years with surfboard donations and great wetsuits.  Stop into
any SouthCoast shop and check out the deals
tel: (858) 459-3310
click Clownfish XL to check out the boards!
Betty Belts, necklaces, and bracelete are handmade adn marketed with
environmental sustainability as a high priority for our Menehune Girls!
We're proud to welcome new sponsor Josh Oldenburg, club member,
Shores surfer, and shaper.  Josh is offering a custom made to order
(any size) board for our silent auction.  Glassing is donated by
Roper's Custom Surfboard Repair.
Paul Engh
Mailboxes, Etc.
Chris Nyhan Landscaping