Sponsored by Native Sons, The Salt Games kicks off its weekend of competition with a pro-am surfing tournament. Other events include a 5K run, paddleboard race, kids' run, pro-beach volleyball tournament, tug-o-war and the Crossfit Up Dog Summer Challenge.
The featured event, The Lifeguard Games, begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
A portion of the proceeds from The Salt Games will benefit The Surfrider Foundation of the Grand Strand. For more information and a complete listing of events, go to www.thesaltgames.com