Semana Nautica’s summer festival ready for 2014

The Men's and Women's CBVA Beach Volleyball Tournament will be held on 4th of July weekend.

The Men’s and Women’s CBVA Beach Volleyball Tournament will be held on 4th of July weekend.

For Immediate Release – May 2, 2014

The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the sporting events that make up the 77th annual Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival. This year’s festival officially commences Wednesday, July 2nd and runs through Sunday, July 13, 2014. The various events take place throughout the Santa Barbara area.

Find a detailed list of all events HERE

New in 2014 will be the addition of the inaugural Santa Barbara Transition Games (a triathlon transition training/competition).

Some of Santa Barbara’s most cherished sporting events – like the Santa Barbara Tennis Open, the Semana Nautica 4th of July 15k, and the open-water ocean swimming races – are part of the Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival. The 2014 lineup also includes festival mainstays: Ocean swims (1, 3 & 6 Mile), swim meets, running races, beach volleyball, tennis, sailing, an art show, baseball, bike races and more.

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

2014 Local Sponsors: Mullen and Henzell (Featuring the Mullen & Henzell 1-Mile Ocean Swim), American Riviera Bank, Law Office of Dana F. Longo, A.P.C., Deering Design, Radius Group (Gene Deering) and the Santa Barbara Independent.