The Gulf Coast Regional Lifeguard Competition is one of nine regional contests preceding the United States Lifesaving Association National Championships held each August. All current USLA members are encouraged to participate.

Regional competitors compete in contests of skill and stamina during this competition. These contests include: surf, run-swim-run, rescue board, 2k run, 4x100m relay, beach flags, rescue race, Ironman, and BeachFest.

Events will include:

  • Lifeguard Men’s and Women’s Swim Rescue
  • Lifeguard Men’s and Women’s Paddle Rescue
  • Lifeguard Men’s and Women’s Beach Flags
  • All Junior Lifeguard Events


The Gulf Coast competition anticipates participation from Texas lifeguards representing areas of Texas including Galveston, Austin, and Corpus Christi.