On June 21, 2014, people both from the local and international communities, joined together to honor Bahía de Todos Santos being declared the sixth World Surfing Reserve.
Over 200 people flocked to Ensenada, Baja California, to celebrate the official designation. Carlos Hernandez and Gary Linden were both on hand to share their thoughts on the importance of the dedication. “The presence at the ceremony from every sector of the local community was an indication of the vast, overall success of this project and its future,” said Linden, legendary shaper, Big Wave World Tour Founder, and Isla Todos Santos pioneer. Representatives of the City of Ensenada, the Secretariat of Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), Secretariat of Fisheries (SERNAPESCA), the United States Consul General, ProNatura Noroeste, WILDCOAST/COSTASALVAJE, and Surf ENS were also on hand to share their excitement for and thoughts on the dedication.