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Big Island Now Partners for V.I.P. Giveaway to Volcom Pipe Pro

January 27, 2016, 9:42 AM HST
* Updated September 8, 5:57 PM
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Big Island Now,​ in partnership with Rising Sun Solar and the Volcom Pipe Pro, is offering readers a chance to win a V.I.P. trip for two to the 2016 Volcom Pipe Pro.

The prize includes: Inter-Island Airfare for 2, one Day V.I.P. experience at Volcom Pipe Pro for two people – including lunch at the Volcom House, and two Volcom Pipe Pro V.I.P. gift bags.

* The last day to enter to win is Jan. 29, 2016 *

The holding period for the event begins on Thursday, Jan. 28, and runs through Feb. 7 at the famed Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oʻahu.  The three-day event will be held on the biggest and best days of the surf period.

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Featuring 112 competitors, the event will host some of the world’s best surfers competing for the $100,000 prize. Kelly Slater, John John Florence, Dusty Payne, Jamie O’Brien, and Bruce Irons are among the top competing names.

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Young talent to watch for include juniors Griffin Colapinto (USA), 17, and Noa Mizuno (HAW), 17.

Top performers will win a berth in the 2016 Pipe Invitational in December for shot at the Pipe Masters wildcard.

The window for the Volcom Pipe Pro, a World Surf League event, opens with a large swell, forecast to bring face heights of up to 50 feet, on Thursday.

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Don’t win or can’t make it? The event will be broadcast LIVE at Volcom Pipe Pro, as well as live local television on Hawaiʻi’s Oceanic Time Warner Cable, channel 250 and digital 1250.

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