Encinitas' Taylor Clark (USA) battled for his first QS Final and came out on top over an in-form Jake Marshall (USA).
The men's QS1000 ripped through Round 4 of action and are set to compete in one-on-one competition.
The region's best surfers continued to post near-perfect scores in more East Coast windswell that provided plenty of opportunity.
Rounds 1 and 2 of the Ron Jon Vans Pro Men's QS1000 were completed as surprise performances and Top Seeds highlighted Day 1.
Some of the North America region's elite surfers are prepared for opening day of action in Cocoa Beach tomorrow, March 10, 2016.