San Clemente Ocean Festival coming up! July 21st & 22nd, 2012

san_clemente_ocean_festival_2012The San Clemente Ocean Festival is coming again to the city this upcoming July 21st and 22nd, of 2012. The summer annual celebration is a great opportunity to get the family together, head to the San Clemente Pier and have some fun! There's many surf contests, races and activities for the kids including awards, a woody car exhibit displayed at the pier and an Ocean Art Show, at Parque Del Mar, overlooking the event. Other activities include : Face Painting, Carnival Games, *Ocean Institute & “Kid Natural” booths for everyone, with many vendors. Pancake breakfasts in the morning, and there will be a free concert on Saturday Night! 

Because this is a pretty important activity and a lot of folks are expected, parking can be hard at the Pier Bowl - no worries! There's Free parking and round trip Shuttle Service from the San Clemente High School (700 Avenida Pico, San Clemente 92672), with the following schedules:
Saturday 6:30a.m. - 8:30p.m.
Sunday 6:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 SATURDAY, JULY 21st

 

CHILDREN’S FISHING CLINIC & FISHING DERBY on the Pier - sponsored by Dana Wharf Sportfishing

 

6:30 a.m.         Registration (on the pier), clinic & derby –

                        children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

12:30 p.m.       Judging & Prizes Awarded

 

 CITY LIFEGUARD PANCAKE BREAKFAST

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.North of Pier, near Marine Safety

 

4th Annual “DOLPHIN DASH” Kid’s Beach Run (ages 12 and under)

 

7:30 a.m. – 8:45a.m.                Registration/Check-In @ Children’s Pavilion, South of Pier

9:00 a.m.                                 ½ mile run for Ages 4-6

9:20 a.m.                                 ¾ mile run for Ages 7-9

9:40 a.m.                                 1 mile run for Ages 10-12

 

20th ANNUAL WOODY CAR EXHIBIT

 

8:30am – 2:45pm                     Displayed on the Pier

 

CALIFORNIA WATERMAN & WATERWOMAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Main Competition Area-Northside of San Clemente Pier - featuring:

 

8:00 a.m.         Event #1         Open Ocean Paddle - Surf Ski, Paddleboard & SUP

10:45 a.m.       Event #2          Surf Race

11:05 a.m.       Event #3          National Doryman Assoc. Race #1

12:20 p.m.       Event #4          Surf Ski Race

12:50 p.m.       Event #5          Paddleboard Sprint

1:50 p.m.         Event #6          National Doryman Assoc. Race #2

2:20 p.m.         Event #7          International Ironman

3:20 p.m.         Event #8          American Ironman

3:50 p.m.         Event #9          SUP Relay

 

SURF RACE TO VICTORY SUPCross - sponsored by Victory Wetsuits

Main Competition Area-Northside of San Clemente Pier

 

9:15 a.m.         Round 1           Women’s heat (1)

9:30 a.m.         Round 1           Women’s heat (2)

9:45 a.m.         Round 1           Men’s heat (1)

10:00 a.m.       Round 1           Men’s heat (2)

10:15 a.m.       Round 1           Men’s heat (3)

10:35 a.m.       Round 1           Men’s heat (4)

11:35 a.m.       Round 2           Repechage Women’s heat (1)

11:50 a.m.       Round 2           Repechage Men’s heat (1)

12:05 p.m.       Round 2           Repechage Men’s heat (2)

1:20 p.m.         Semis              Semi Men’s heat (1)

1:35 p.m.         Semis              Semi Men’s heat (2)

2:50 p.m.         Final                 Final Women’s heat (1)

3:05 p.m.         Final                 Final Men’s heat (1)

OCEAN ART SHOW

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.              in Parque Del Mar, overlooking the event

 

FREE BODYSURFING CLINICS


9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.               South of the Pier, next to Children’s Pavilion

 - Hosted by San Clemente Body Surfing Club

 

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

 

All day events: Face Painting, Carnival Games, *Ocean Institute & “Kid Natural” booths

 

 8:00 a.m.                                  Ticket sales begin for crafts, games and facepainting

 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.               Arts & crafts, Ocean Institute, game booths, face painting and relays

 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.           Broadway Bound – performance

 1:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             Guillobel Brazillian Jiu Jitsu performance

 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.             Hula Connection performance

 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.               “Rock the Autism” – performances

 

* Special presentations throughout the day

 

BEACH PARTY & FREE CONCERT

 

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.                         Dinners available through Fisherman’s Restaurant

 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.                    FREE beach concert featuring Flock of 80’s

                                                 – sponsored by   Sheckler Foundation

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SUNDAY, JULY 22nd 

 

“GROMS RULE” Surf Contest (ages 14 and under), Sponsored by Rip Curl

6:00 a.m.                                 Registration/Check-In @ SURF Registration booth, North of Pier

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.              North of Pier

SAND SCULPTURE TEAM COMPETITION

6:30 a.m.                                 Registration & Sculpting, South of Pier

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.               Judging/Viewing (depending on the tides)

2:00 p.m. (apx)                        Awards – Immediately following Judging

FISHING DERBY FOR ALL AGES ON THE PIER

6:30 a.m.                                 Registration (on the pier) & Derby – children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

12:30 p.m.                               Judging and Prizes

CITY LIFEGUARD PANCAKE BREAKFAST

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.             North of Pier, near Marine Safety

20th ANNUAL WOODY CAR EXHIBIT

8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.               Displayed on the Pier

OCEAN ART SHOW

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.               in Parque Del Mar, overlooking event

 

FREE BODYSURFING CLINICS

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.               South of the Pier, next to Children’s Pavilion

  Hosted by San Clemente Body Surfing Club

 

CALIFORNIA WATERMAN & WATERWOMAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Main Competition Area-Northside of San Clemente Pier - featuring:

8:00 a.m.         Event #10        5K Beach Run/Walk

9:00 a.m.         Event #11        Biathlon (1K swim & 5K run)

10:00 a.m.       Event #12        SUP 3. 5 Mile Race (surf class under 12’, 12’6”, 14’)

12:00 p.m.       Event #13        One Mile Ocean Swim

1:15 p.m.         Event #14        San Clemente Waterman Challenge

2:00 p.m.         Event #15        400M Run-400M Swim-400M Run

2:30 p.m.                                 S.C. Marine Safety WATER RESCUE Demonstration

3:00 p.m.         Event #16        Splash & Dash 

 

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

All day events:  Face Painting, Carnival Games, *”Kid Natural” and *Ocean Institute booths

8:00 a.m.                                 Ticket sales begin for crafts, games and facepainting

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.              Ocean Crafts, Games & Relays sponsored by SC Parks &

                                                Recreation Department

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.            Mermaid Parade

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.           “Zumba” with SC Gym - Interactive

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.           Guillobel Brazillian JiuJitsu - performance

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.           Mission Viejo Dance & Performing Arts – performance

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.            “Yoga for Kids” with Universal Yogis - interactive

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.               Gavyn Bailey - performance

 

20th ANNUAL GREAT RUBBER DUCK RACE @ apx 4p.m.

Sponsor ducks are $5 each – GREAT PRIZES!!                      *Schedule subject to change

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