The 43rd Ron Jon Easter Surfing Festival will be taking place at Shepard's Park & Cocoa Beach Pier, Florida, from 5 - 8 April, 2007.

Nearly 100,000 surf fans and beach lovers are expected to turn out for the Ron Jon 43rd Annual Easter Surfing Festival, the oldest and largest surfing event on the East Coast of the States, to be held Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8.

Approximately 300 professional and amateur surfers from across the country will vie for more than $30,000 in cash prizes during surfing events at Shepard Park and Cocoa Beach Pier.

“Ron Jon Surf Shop is proud to be the title sponsor of the annual Easter Surf Fest again this year," said Heather Lewis, Ron Jon’s director of marketing. “The contest has become a staple of the local and surf communities, providing both surf fans and families an opportunity to watch and meet their favorite surfers and participate in numerous beach activities."

Ron Jon Surf Shop will host the following in-store autograph sessions and giveaways at the Cocoa Beach store location...

Friday, April 6

5pm – Ron Jon Pro Team Riders Kyle Garson, Mikey DeTemple, Josh Mohr, Jake Kirschenbaum, Kira Sheppard, Jeremy Saukel and Randy Townsend. Register to win a free Ron Jon surfboard during the event. Must be present to win.

Saturday, April 7

Noon – Spy team featuring Cody Thompson, Jake Kirschenbaum and Cody Arrambide, plus free giveaways from Spy.

2pm – The Reef girls, plus free giveaways from Reef.

4pm – Lost surfers Jesse Heilman, Nick Guilarte, Ryan Carlson and Ian Bloch, plus free giveaways from Lost, including Lost Energy drinks.

6pm – Roxy surfers Amy Murphree and Jen Smith, plus free giveaways from Roxy.

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