2024 - an exciting time for surfing in the Philippines.

2024 is in full swing, and with that, there are a tonne of events coming up throughout the year. To start the year off, there’s a bunch of surf competitions and events lined up over the next couple of months all over the Philippines. Whether you surf to compete, surf for fun or just want to watch, why not check out one of these events. 

Planning your next surf trip? Keep on reading to check out our surf travel essentials.





Palawan is not only a stunning place of natural beauty, its also got some epic surf. There are two contests coming up. One in Nagbotan and one in San Vic. Even if you’re not there during the contest, if you’re making a trip to Palawan and surf season is on, why not check out one of these surf spots! 

WSL (world surf league) is back in the Philippines with two massive international surfing events in La Union and Baler. Catch some pros from all over the world compete to earn points and boost their international ranking in the Qualifying Series. Even more exciting as both these events will hold both longboard and shortboard contests. 

Surigao Del Sur in Mindanao has some incredible surf, and in February two amazing surf destinations, Cantilan and Marihatag, will be hosting national competitions, open for anyone to compete. Definitely worth the trip to try out different surf spots. 

Queen of the Point is the event we at KS Boardriders are most excited about, as we are one of the main sponsors alongside Sisstr. Watch lady loggers from all over the globe get together in San Juan, La Union, for a few days of female-fueled fun, sisterhood and good surf. 

Single and Unattached is a single fin invitational surf contest and beach fest. Check out some epic loggers from all around the globe dance on La Union waves. 





No surf trip will be complete without these items. Check these out and more online @ or in our stores in Siargao island. 


A good dry bag is the ultimate essential. Keep your stuff completely dry whilst on the move. 

Buy it here:

Vissla Siargao Sports Bag 

A light and water resistant bag for putting all your surf accessories. 

Buy it here:

Sticky Bumps Wax

A must! Make sure you don’t slide around on your board with some surf wax. 

Buy it here:

Sisstr Hidden Cargo towel

Buy it here:

Vissla Changing Poncho 

Makes changing on the go that much easier. 

Buy it here:

KS Delilah 

For the wahines, a surf proof swimsuit is a surf travel essential. 

Buy it here:

KS Neptune Boardshorts 

Surf functional boardshorts that can be worn in and out the water. 

Buy it here:




To celebrate the new year and all the surfing events coming up, we are having a giveaway! 

You can win a travel pack for you and your surf buddy with some of our favorite surf travel essentials. 

The prize: 

2 travel packs including: surf wax, Vissla sports bag, beach towel, swimwear (swimsuit for the girls, boardies for the boys) 

How to enter:

  1. Follow and @kudosurf on instagram
  2. Like the giveaway post 
  3. Share the giveaway post
  4. Comment and tag your surf buddy

Just click this QR code! 

The winner will be announced on Jan 26th! 

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