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Thursday, June 23rd - Sunday, June 26th, 2022


More details on scheduled activities will be added as we get closer to the event, but the following is provided to assist in your planning.

More event details may also be found on the Santa Cruz Woodie Club (SCWC) website:


Thursday, June 23rd, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Annual Grand Beginnings Welcome at the Hilton Welcome All Club Members & All Woodie Owners

Hosted by SCWC and Alan & Jule Hilton at their home overlooking the Boardwalk.  Come join old friends and make some new ones as we gather for appetizers and refreshments served along with a whole lot of Welcome Aloha.


Friday, June 24th, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Welcome Open House Breakfast & Pleasure Point Paddle Out at the Ferdinand’s

All Club Members & All Woodie Owners Welcome:   Hosted by Jim & Patty Ferdinand at their home in Pleasure Point.  This traditional event is both a Memorial Paddle out to celebrate the memory of those of our Woodie Ohana whom we have lost over the past year and a chance for you to bring a board and your wetsuit and catch a wave or two at one of our most iconic surf spots. So whatever else you had going tell them you can’t make it…you have a real “Board” Meeting!

Friday 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Welcome at the Ocean Pacific Lodge

All Club Members & All Woodie Owners Welcome:  

Hosted by the SCWC and SCWC Next Generation (Next Gen). Join us as we gather around the pool at our Host Hotel for appetizers and some fun activities.  As usual this will be your first chance to get a look at event merchandise which will be available for pre-sale.  Saturday Evening Tailgate Party Dinner tickets will be offered for sale as well as tickets to our raffle.


Friday 6/24 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Poolside at the Ocean Pacific

Presentation of the Will O’Neil Award.

All Club Members & All Woodie Owners Welcome: 


The Will O’Neil Award is the most significant award given by the NWC.  The award is to be given only when it is demonstrated that an individual has given extraordinary meritorious service to the NWC.  This award is given only when a nomination has been received and approved by the NWC Board of Directors.   In the 48 years since the NWC was established this award has only been given 12 times.  This year’s recipient is Bill Sampson. in recognition of his years of exemplary service to the NWC.  Please join us in recognizing or roasting Bill, our new Will O’Neil Award recipient.

Saturday, June 25th - 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

26th Annual Woodies on the Wharf and the 5th Annual National Woodie Club Meet




Warning!  While the event officially starts at 10 a.m. Woodies start arriving on the Wharf as early as 6 a.m. to get preferred parking spaces.  As there is no pre-registration and this year, we expect more Woodies to attend we encourage your early arrival.

Saturday 3:30 p.m.

The Parade off the Wharf:  


One of the highlights of the day is the Woodie Parade off the Wharf which begins promptly at 3:30 p.m.  after the Awards Ceremony. A police escort will  ensure that traffic is stopped to allow for a return to the Host Hotel.  

Saturday 4:30 P.M.

Tailgate Party & Family Style Dinner at the Ocean Pacific Lodge.

Bring your camp chairs and tables, some appetizers and liquid refreshment and stake out your spot tailgate style in the parking lot of our Host Hotel where major Aloha is the order of the evening!  Dinner will be served buffet style from 5:30-6:15 p.m. This is the only event of the weekend for which there is a charge for those wishing to enjoy the meal.   Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Friday evening Welcome Party. If you don’t want to enjoy the Buffet, please still come and enjoy the party! Again, this year we will be having a small, but very special live auction.   Then the evening will as always be highlighted by music to sing and dance the night away.

Sunday June 26th 8:30 a.m.

Sophia’s Sunday Morning West Cliff Drive Woodie Cruise:  

When all gather outside of the entrance to the Ocean Pacific Lodge for another great cruise up West Cliff Drive and back down to the Santa Cruz Harbor and Java Junction Coffee for morning refreshments and a last chance to say Aloha to our Woodie Ohana. All in all, it is stacking up to be an historic Woodie Weekend!!!  Sure Hope to see you all there!





Sunday, June 26th 12 noon to 4:00 (approx)

National Woodie Club Annual Board Meeting - Breakfast Room at the Ocean Pacific Lodge

All National Woodie Club Members are invited to attend the Annual Board Meeting.  Chaired by the Club President and attended by all Club Officers and Regional Directors this meeting’s agenda addresses issues important to the National Woodie Club.

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