Sun Diego Boardshops, locally owned and operated in San Diego, is proud to announce the opening of their 9th store in Mission Beach, CA. The Grand Opening Celebration is set for Saturday April 8th and Sunday April 9th. The opening of Sun Diego at WaveHouse is an integral part of WaveHouse owner Tom Lochtefeld’s larger plan for the Mission Beach community, and Sun Diego is thrilled to be able to add to the synergy there. “Opening Mission Beach is a monumental occasion for us says Marketing Director Paul Kobriger. “For one we have a huge customer base already established there. The new store will allow us to serve them better, not only with a more central location, but also with 7000 square feet of unmatched selection. Besides that, we’re just stoked to be back at the beach!

Sun Diego at WaveHouse’s Grand Opening Celebration will take place over 2 days. On Saturday April 8th they are hosting their First Annual “Spring Break Yo’Self! $15,000 Skateboarding Best Trick Contest sponsored by Monster Energy, Osiris, Mada, Toy Machine and Electric. Tons of top pros and ams will be on hand for an all inclusive skate demo from 2-4pm. From 4-6pm the best of the best will be “breaking themselves on their replicated version of the RINCON Big Four. Contest connoisseurs Brian Schaefer, Ryan Clements, and Rob Meronek from Skatepark of Tampa will be handling the announcing and judging. Spring Break Yo’Self! is FREE and open to the public.

Later Saturday Night is the official After-Party at WaveHouse brought to you by the producers of Sun Diego’s “Boogie Nights. This party also serves as the launch of Sun Diego’s new monthly summer party series exclusively at WaveHouse. The party will include a highlight reel of day’s skating on the giant jumbotron screen, as well as a “Miss Spring Break Model Search and live musical performance from DareDevil Jane.

Sunday April 9th, Day 2 of Sun Diego at WaveHouse’s Grand Opening Celebration, is entirely focused on surf. Dozens of pro surfers from Volcom, Roxy, Billabong, Rusty, Lost, O’neill, Reef, Hurley and MORE will be on-hand from Noon-2pm to sign autographs and meet their fans. After the signings from 2-4pm select pros will be at WaveHouse to demo the wave. Sun Diego will also be raffling off tons of swag for the full 2 hours, including surfboards and other big prizes.

Be sure to check out www.sundiego.com for up-to-the-minute revisions and additions, including names of athletes and a finalized schedule of events.