World Surfaris & Surfing Queensland launch new series
World Surfaris Coast of Origin Interclub Series
Sunshine / Gold Coast Queensland
23 - 24 June 2012
Queensland surfing stars from Duranbah to Noosa will be taking part in the 2012 World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin Interclub Series
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 19 June, 2012 : - - After the Sunshine Coast claimed a historic one-point victory over arch rivals the Gold Coast in last year’s inaugural World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin Interclub Series, 2012 will see one of Australian surfing’s oldest rivalries reignited once again. The seven-event World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin, sees surfers of all disciplines and ages, represent their respective boardriding clubs, their region and ultimately their ‘coast’ – uniting Queensland’s grass-roots surfing community in an amazing interclub competition.
Kicking off this weekend (June 23-24), boardriding clubs from Duranbah to Noosa are busy preparing their competitors, ahead of preliminary ‘Area Challenges’ on both the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Area Challenges see each coast divided into two divisions, with Club’s on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast preparing to do battle.
Sunshine Coast Area Challenge South - Caloundra to Maroochydore
Sunshine Coast Area Challenge North - Mudjimba to Noosa
Gold Coast Area Challenge South -Duranbah to Palm Beach
Gold Coast Area Challenge North - Burleigh to North Stradbroke Island
From there, Sunshine Coast ‘Regional Challenges’ and Gold Coast ‘Regional Challenges’ (July 21-22) will see the best qualifying surfers from the Area Challenges in the North and Area Challenges in the South compete to finalise representative teams ahead of the concluding ‘State Challenge’ where a champion ‘Coast’ will be crowned for 2012.
World Surfaris Coast Of Origin Interclub Series
Area Challenges June 23-24: Gold Coast / Sunshine Coast
Regional Challenges July 21-22: Gold Coast / Sunshine Coast
State Challenge September 1-2: Sunshine Coast
World Surfaris also invites competitors, immediate family or volunteers involved in the 2012 World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin series to enter the draw to WIN a trip for two to Tupira Surf Club, PNG with return international flights thanks to our friends at Air Niugini.
World Surfaris Prize Includes:
- 2x Return Airfares flying Air Nuigini ex Brisbane excluding taxes
- 2x 7 nights accommodation at Tupira Surf Club Madang
- 3 hearty meals daily
- Airport transfers
- SAPNG levies
- Extra activities; Cultural show, fishing and more.
Total prize package valued at $3,650
The World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin Interclub Series is proudly supported by World Surfaris, XXXX Summer Bright Larger, Australia’s Surfing Life, Sunshine Coast Surf Magazine, GC Surf Magazine and Surfing Queensland.
Source: Surfing Queensland
Author: Chad Calderon / Surfing QLD
Tags: World Surfaris Coast-of-Origin Interclub Series, Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast