Next month on October 14 - 16, the APSPR (Association of Professional Surfing of Puerto Rico) will begin it’s thirteen Tour season of competition to allocate the ranking points and crown the 2022 – 2023 Circuit Champion.
The international beer has returned as the circuit sponsor after 3 years of hold due to covid restrictions. Corona Extra has been the sponsor of the APSPR Pro Surfing in Puerto Rico ever since the tour’s inception in 2002.
“The event at Playa Middles, will have a total purse prize of $46,970.00 equal gender pay for the winners. In addition, and for the first time in history, ranking points will also count for the Latin American Pro Surf Association (ALAS). The joined efforts made by APSPR and ALAS provides athletes with the opportunity to have count their ranking points towards each respectively organization Championship Tour rank.
The competition format for the Corona Pro Surf Circuit APSPR / ALAS Invitational of a of 80 Men’s and a 32 Ladies draws, 4-man heats. Spaces and will consist seeding placement will be shared 50% for ALAS participants and 50% for APSPR participants. The APSPR will allocate their respectively Championship Tour ranking points and ALAS toward their respectively Championship Tour ranking points.
All the top ranked APSPR and ALAS surfers are expected to compete at Middles,
For all interested competitors.
Entries must be in by Thursday October 6, 2022. After October 6, a late entry fee will be charged, until entries finally close on Thursday the 13th.
In addition to both days of surfing competition, Corona Extra will host nighttime entertainment at several locations throughout the host town of Isabela, ensuring that the fun will continue around the clock all weekend.
Surfing fans who are unable to attend in person at Middles will have the opportunity to follow the action online at our website www.apspr.net .
Visit the media center on www.apspr.net for images, surfer quotes, archived press releases and athlete profiles.
We like to thank our generous sponsors Corona Extra and Corona Light for their commitment throughout all these years with APSPR and the surfing community.
Other sponsors of the event are:
Jose Cuervo, Hang Loose Surf Shop, Werner Vega Surfboards, Radtv.