D’Angelico Guitars for the first time sponsored the World Surf League’s Vans U.S. Open of Surfing from July 29 to Aug. 6  in Huntington Beach, Calif. D’Angelico presented a display of guitars on the beach alongside a number of other brands, including Vans, and provided guitars for the on-site House of Vans: Guitar Lessons with Jared and Jonathan of The Mattson 2.

In addition, D’Angelico hosted a Guitar and Surfboard Giveaway at its booth and online at https://goo.gl/w1QZ66. Event attendees had the opportunity to participate in an on-site scavenger hunt and open mic — upon completing a certain number of list items participants get entered to win an Excel Series guitar of their choice and a custom D’Angelico-branded surfboard. The D’Angelico booth featured a performance and signing from professional surfer Conner Coffin.

Winners of the Surf and BMX competitions will be awarded “medal” guitars alongside their placement medals — gold, silver, and bronze-finished guitars commemorating their 2017 victory.

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