Santa Barbara’s Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival Returns for 78th Year

The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the sporting events that make up its 78th annual Summer Sports Festival. This year’s festival officially commences Wednesday, July 1 and runs through Sunday, July 12, 2015. The various events take place throughout the Santa Barbara area.

Some of Santa Barbara’s most cherished annual sporting events – like the Santa Barbara Tennis Open, the Semana Nautica 4th of July 15k, and the ocean swimming races – are part of the Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival. The 2015 lineup also includes festival mainstays: Los Baños Age-Group Swim Meet, CBVA Beach Volleyball Tournaments, Nite Moves, Reef & Run and the Krazy Kardboard Kayak Race.

A complete list of sporting events and dates can be found HERE.

Festival participants will be eligible for several awards, including the Men’s and Women’s Ocean Swimmer of the Year, Athlete of the Year, and the Jeff Farrell Award.

The Semana Nautica Association would like to thank its incredible lineup of local sponsors: Mullen and Henzell (Featuring the Mullen & Henzell 1-Mile Ocean Swim), American Riviera Bank, Deering Design, Radius Group (Gene Deering) and the Santa Barbara Independent.