Welcome to August from SCTA – Check out what’s happening!

August is one of our busier months and even with the pandemic, this August is no different.


On Wednesday, August 5th we will be holding our Sand Sculpture contest.
This event normally brings out the artist in everyone and is usually well attended.
It is a great event for social distancing!
It takes place on the 14th Street beach. The fun begins at 10 AM and judging starts around 1 PM.




On Wednesday, August 12th, we will be hosting the second of our annual golf tournaments.

Similar to the first one, this will take place at Island Golf, 603 Long Beach Boulevard. http://www.surfcityislandgolf.com/

It starts at 10 AM and goes until 11:45 AM.

Cash prizes to be awarded.


On Saturday, August 22nd, we will be hosting our annual meeting.

Due to the pandemic, the format will be changed slightly.

More details will be provided as they are formulated.


Town Hall Meeting Notes

This past Saturday was our annual Town Hall Meeting. This year’s meeting was about Keeping Surf City Safe on the beaches and everywhere else in town. The agenda included SCTA Board Nominations & Treasury report, announcement of SCTA Member Cocktail party, 2019 Sand Sculpture Contest photos, Presentation and Q & A from first guest speaker Mark Dileo from the Surf City Beach patrol and a presentation by next guest speaker Mike Wolfschmidt from the Surf City Volunteer Fire & EMS. You can find his presentation here -> 08-24-19_pdf_Town_Hall_Wolfschmidt Surf City Taxpayers Assoc 08-26-19_

If you missed the meeting and want to see any details about the Member Party or how to buy tickets, please click on the link here! -> Member_Party_PowerPoint_For_Town_Hall_Meeting

Thank you to all who showed up! A shout out also goes to Bagels & Beyond where breakfast was purchased.


“Taste of Surf City” – Member Party

All 2019 Surf City Taxpayer Association (SCTA) Members are invited to the first ever:

“Taste of Surf City”

Member Cocktail Party

Featuring Beer, Wine, Hors D’oeurvres, and Dessert from Surf City Merchants

Friday, Sept 20, 5:30-7:30 PM

Surf City Yacht Club – 399 N. 9th St., Surf City

SCTA 2019 Members Only, ages 21 and over. Tickets are $15 per person, limited to 150 people. 

Questions? Email us at surfcityta@gmail.com


You can order tickets right from this website with either a credit card or using your PayPal account.  Or, you can click on the Tickets-By-Mail form below, fill in your information and mail a check to the Association.
Taste of Surf City Member Cocktail Party -Tickets-By-Mail Form
To order your tickets directly online and have them delivered to you via email, click on the “Buy Tickets” button below and follow instructions. Once you are directed to the payment platform (PayPal), you can choose to pay via credit card or a PayPal account.

Sand Sculpture Contest Summer 2019

Last week, we ran one of our most popular events of the summer, the Sand Sculpture contest. We had people competing of all different ages and team sizes. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners were awarded in 6 different categories. 18 trophies are given out in total. Several families have made this their family tradition to compete during their Summer vacation! A big thank you goes out to our sponsor, Ron Jon Surf Shop, and to the members of the SCTA for organizing the event. This event is always held either the first or second Wednesday of August depending on the tides. Check the website every year to know when it will be held if you are interested in competing!

Special thank you to Tortuga Digital Marketing & Design for the pictures provided.

We are on today for the Sand Sculpture Contest!

Despite the cloudy weather, we are on today for our annual Sand Sculpture Contest! Join us today, Wednesday August 14th, at 10:00am for our most popular event of the Summer. The event takes place at 14th street beach. Judging begins at 1:00pm. Winners in categories for kids, teens, adults and groups take home trophies…plus certificates for all participants! See you all there!

Sand Sculpture Contest tomorrow, Town Hall Meeting 8/24

The first two weeks of August offered some great events including the Surf City Fire House Flea Market and the 2nd Mini Golf Tournament of the Summer. This Wednesday, August 14th, is the Sand Sculpture Contest of Summer 2019. On Saturday, August 24th is the Surf City Town Hall Meeting. Read on for more details about these events and more!

Sand Sculpture Contest

On Wednesday August 14th, at 10:00am, join us for our annual Sand Sculpture Contest: our most popular event of the Summer! The event takes place at 14th street beach. Judging begins at 1:00pm. Winners in categories for kids, teens, adults and groups take home trophies…plus certificates for all participants! The rain date is Thursday, August 15th at 10:00am. Check https://surfcitytaxpayer.com/blog/ in case weather causes us to move the event to our rain date. Or go to the Surf City Facebook group page https://www.facebook.com/groups/SurfCity.NJ/ if you’re a member.

August 24th Town Hall Meeting: Keeping Surf City Safe

Join us Saturday, August 24th, at the Firehouse, for a Town Hall Meeting on Beach and Public Safety. Speakers will include Mark Dileo, head of the Surf City Beach Patrol and Chief Mike Wolfschmidt of the Surf City Volunteer Fire & EMS Company. Breakfast will be available at 9:45am and the meeting begins at 10:00am.

2nd Mini Golf Tournament of the Summer a Big Hit!

Wednesday August 7th was our second Mini Golf tournament of Summer 2019! There were 78 participants and it was enjoyed by all. The weather gave us a scare but it turned out to be a great event! A special thanks to our Prize Sponsor the Surf City 5&10, Big Dipper Ice Cream, and Island Golf for the use of their course! The winners are as follows:
8 and under
Gabriel 48
Matt 66
Tess 81
Ages 9-15
Giada 37
James 37
Nick 38
Ages 16 and up
Jake 35
Elliot 40
Wes 41
Thanks go out to our amazing volunteers Ron Bergondo, Jean Daniels, Chuck, and Kathleen Edwards, Tony Gasparo, Mike Jacobs, Lynne Christensen, Ray Saunderson, Jack Sheilds, Brian Brisco, Margie Malander, Harold and Florence Meisner, Marilyn Ciccolini, Anita Barnes, and Rosemary Fallor!

Big Events Happening the 2nd Half of This Month!

The first half of July offered some great events including the first Mini Golf Tournament of the summer,  Surf City’s annual Foul Shooting Contest, and the Surf City Fire Company Pancake Breakfast! Next week on Tuesday, 7/16/19 is the first Flea Market of Summer 2019 at the Surf City Firehouse. After that, on Thursday 7/18/19 is the Surflight Theater Show and Lunch (take note of new date). Read below for more information about these upcoming events!
Flea Market
Tuesday, July 16th, from 9:00am to 4:00pm, join the SC Fire Company at the Surf City Firehouse (713 Long Beach BoulevardSurf City, NJ 08008) for Surf City’s annual Flea Market.
Surflight Theater Show & Lunch

Our very popular Surflight Theater Lunch & Show event will now take place on Thursday, July 18th. The event kicks off with lunch at the Surf City Hotel at 12:00 noon. Then it’s down to the Surflight Theater for the show Mama Mia. Tickets are $50. Please call Carol Marino by 7/3, to make reservations. Her number: 609-540-9594.

First Mini Golf Tournament of the Summer

Yesterday, Wednesday July 10th was our first Mini Golf tournament of Summer 2019! There were 56 participants and it was enjoyed by all especially the 18 + volunteers who seem to have developed a friendship over the years of participation. Thanks to our Prize Sponsor the Surf City 5&10 and Island Golf for the use of their course! The winners are as follows:
8 and under
1) Quinn  ( 50 ) $ 25
2) CJ ( 51 )          $ 15
3) Kyle ( 51 )      $ 10
Ages 9-15
1) Carter ( 37 )   $ 35
2) AJ ( 41 )           $ 25
3) Ryan ( 41 )      $ 10
Ages 16 and over
1) Mark ( 31 )      $ 50
2) Mike ( 34 )       $ 35
3) Dwight ( 38 )   $ 15
Thanks go to John Gofis, Jean Daniels, Tony Gasparo, Anita Barnes, Forand, and Harold Meisner, Ray Saunderson, Mary Ann Rapps, Mike Jacobs, Lynne Christensen, Bob Gardiner, Margie and Linda Malandra, Janise Brise, Ron B, and Rosemary Fallor, Chuck and Bob for making this event go smoothly.