Aerial footage courtesy of Drone Fly.

Seventeen surf shops from around Orange County and Los Angeles gladly made the trek down the trail for the OSSC West Regional and were greeted by an oil-glass Lowers lineup that was all theirs, all day. The contest format pits four-man teams of shop employees and team pros from shops around the region against each other, with a year’s worth of bragging rights, a sizeable amount of swag, and an expense-paid trip to Central America on the line.