7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam | All-Female Surf Contest | David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation

7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam
7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam

The 7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam has been slated for Sunday, July 26th at Taylor Avenue beach in Beach Haven, NJ! This will be the 5th year Jetty has partnered with David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation which directs 100% of the proceeds back to female cancer patients in our community. This annual event has provided $30,757.90 in assistance to females in our community affected by a cancer diagnosis!

The central focus of Jetty Coquina Jam is to raise funds for DDBCF through celebrating the growth of female surfing. Females of all ages can partake in the contest (download entry form below) — Please note that surfers should be of the intermediate skill level and strong swimmers We also run a youth surf clinic after the contest in conjunction with Farias Surf & Sport, Jetty Team Riders and plenty of volunteers. ($20 donation / on beach sign up)

Lastly, we are only able to run this wonderful event with the help of our community and business partners (download a sponsorship form below).

Be a part of this awesome, fundraising event – see you at the 7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam!

7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam
7th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam

Entry Form

Sponsorship Form

Waiver Form

6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam Wrap-Up

It’s obvious that Mother Nature and David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation (DD&BCF) need to have a sit-down to iron out our differences. However the rain, wind, flooding and rough ocean didn’t stop the positive vibes emanating from the 6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam yesterday! We had an amazing turnout and cannot thank everybody enough for their support!

A few special thanks need to be handed out and it has to start with Chief Executive Officer from Jetty Jeremy DeFilippis. Jeremy has been linked to DD&BCF from day one and Jeremy served on the Board of Directors for 3+ years. His tireless efforts on the Coquina Jam are geared towards not only running a surf contest on LBI that spotlights incredibly talented female surfers and local businesses but also raises money for a Foundation near and dear to his heart that directs the donations back to local breast cancer patients in need. We thank Jeremy and the entire Jetty ownership team for being committed to our partnership in the Coquina Jam. We look forward to many years working together for the benefit of our local breast cancer patients!

Dani Corso, Mike Eiche and the Jetty Interns deserve special thanks as well. Dani handled doubly duty for managing tasks including social media, email blasts, marketing, sponsors and various other aspects for this event for both Jetty and DD&BCF. Her commitment and dedication to both organizations are a credit to her unfailing Pay it Forward Spirit! Many of you may not know the name Mike Eiche from Jetty but you should – Eiche is the guy always behind the scenes getting the job done. Whether its printing hurricane sandy relief shirts for 16 hours a day or setting up/breaking down Coquina Jam – Eiche will always be there getting the job done! Thanks to the Jetty Interns for braving the elements and supporting the cause.  Thank you to Super Volunteer Matt Mancini for braving the elements from start to finish!

Thanks to Jon Coen for handling the mic duties all day long in very difficult conditions. I know we all look forward to hearing Jon narrate the Coquina Jam Event each year! Thank you to our Judges and support staff that manages the event for us! A special thanks to Randy Budd & Bill Machotka! We want to thank Mark Keeler from MK Productions for giving us sound all day.

Thanks to our amazing Sponsors and Beach Vendors! We have to mention those beach vendors that braved the weather yesterday: Liquid Bliss Yoga/Eden Eco, Farias Surf & Sport, Rodeo Bird, Living on the Veg, El Swell, Black Whale, Naked Juice and Red Bull!

Thank you to the Amazing and Incredibly Talented Female Surfers that came from as far as Costa Rica and as close as our event home in Beach Haven, NJ to participate in our 6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam. These women hold a special place in our hearts because they represent the beautiful fighting spirit of our female patients battling a breast cancer diagnosis!

A special thanks to our Generation Dream Team that manned the DD&BCF tent today selling pretzels, water and Generation Dream shirts! Thanks to our director Kim Manzella for managing the tent for us today with Generation Dream. Thank you to Brie Fagan for bringing some of her beautiful handmade jewelry and flower crowns from her company The Wandering Gypsea to sell under our tent!

Last but certainly not least, A Very Special Thanks to our Supporters who continue to amaze us on a daily basis! You battled floods, traffic, rain, and chilly temps – all for the benefit of our local families battling a breast cancer diagnosis. Our patients currently fighting this horrible disease and those we have lost give us our daily inspiration. Our supporters give us the fuel to continue our mission.

Thank you to everybody that participated in the 6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam from all of us at David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation! See you next year!

6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam

The 6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam has been slated for Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Taylor Avenue beach in Beach Haven, NJ! This will be the 4th year Jetty has partnered with David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation and DD&BCF will direct 100% of the proceeds back to local breast cancer patients. ! This annual, growing event has provided over $24,000 in assistance for local breast cancer patients and their families!  We welcome females of all ages to partake in the contest (download entry form below) — Please note that surfers should be of the intermediate skill level and strong swimmers (able to ride the line and complete maneuvers on their own). We also run a youth clinic after the contest (afternoon time TBD) in conjunction with Farias Surf & Sport and Jetty Team Riders Jamie Dewitt & Selena Moberly ($20 donation / on beach sign up). Lastly, we are only able to run this wonderful event with the help of our community and business partners (download a sponsorship form below). Be a part of this awesome, fundraising event – see you at the 6th Annual Jetty Coquina Jam!

*Please note that due to poor waves/weather, the contest may run on 8/3, 8/9 or 8/10 — we do our absolute best to run the event on the intended date of 8/2*

Jetty Coquina Jam
Jetty Coquina Jam

Entry Form

Event Flier

Sponsorship Form