Top-caliber competitors put on a showcase of high-performance surfing to determine crucial Round Five matchups.
A blistering day of competition came to an abrupt halt with growing storm systems and weakening waves, but not before the damage was done.
Three rounds were contested and left only the Quarterfinalists still standing after opening day wrapped in Virginia Beach.
Both the Vans Pro QS3,000 and Pro Junior got underway with plenty of brilliant surfing unfolding at Virginia Beach.
Past winners and fresh faces ready to compete for 2017 victories.
The Vans Pro Junior continues to showcase the next generation of QS contenders in search of the ultimate dream.
Each year the Vans Pro Men's QS 3,000 brings in an array of both rising and seasoned talent -- see who's in this year.
It was a big day for Hawaii with two US Open Pro Junior wins.
Hennessy emerged victorious from an all-star Final that was packed with former elite-level wildcards.
Semifinal draws are set in the Women's Pro Junior after a big day with a few major early exits on hand.
The Semifinalists were decided, wrapping a packed day of competition at Huntington Beach.
Along with the women's Championship Tour stop and the men's QS10,000, the Vans US Open also showcases the next generation of talent.
The Championship Tour powerhouse took the top spot over Sage Erickson at the big event in Oceanside.
Half of the Championship Tour (CT) contingent in attendance are out, emerging talent and a few familiar faces are in to contest for 6,000
Breakthrough performances from emerging talents kicked off the weekend's action at Oceanside.
Puerto Escondido during the Big Wave Tour event in Mexico.
The 16-year-old is the only QS rookie in the top 10, and she's not done yet.
Year in and year out, the Supergirl Pro delivers one of the best competitive fields in women's surfing -- and this year is no different.
The sixth annual Paul Mitchell Neon Supergirl Pro features some of the world's best for the world's largest all-women's event.
Surfers on the men's Qualifying Series will be back in North Carolina to earn points toward their North America rankings.