Jersey Surf: 1999


The 1999 Season ended with the corps’ first performance ever at the World Championship Finals. Before a record II/III finals night audience in excess of 10,000 fans, the corps took the field at the legendary Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin and performed it’s repertoire of “It Ain’t Necessarily Summertime” featuring several non-traditional treatments from Gershwin’s classic “Porgy and Bess.” Prior to the performance, the corps performed a field warm-up arrangement of “On Wisconsin!” earning its first of three standing ovations for the evening.Its largest tour to date, lasted some sixteen days, and extended to Canada for the first time. The Surf achieved finalist status at the Garden State, Canadian and North American Open contests, and was again crowned the Garden State Circuit Champions.