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Malibu Invitational


Annual surfing contest held in early fall, from 1962 to 1968; regarded as the second-biggest event on the West Coast competition calendar following the United States Surfing Championships.

The Malibu Invitational was conceived and developed by the Malibu Surfing Association, a local club, and co-sponsored by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce. Scores were kept for both team and individual entrants. Four five-man clubs competed on October 20, 1962, in small but smooth-faced waves, with local ride...