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Australian Surf Festival Supported by Essential Energy 2012
Under 18 Boys, Under 18 Girls, Open Women - Longboard, Open Men - Longboard, O/35 Men - Longboard, O/40 Men - Longboard, O/45 Men - Longboard, O/50 Men - Longboard, O/55 Men - Longboard, O/35 Women - Longboard, O/60 Men - Longboard, Open Men - Shortboard, Open Women - Shortboard, O/35 Men - Shortboard, O/40 Men - Shortboard, O/45 Men - Shortboard, O/50 Men - Shortboard, O/35 Women - Shortboard, Open Men - SUP, Open Women - SUP, Open Single Fin, Open Alaia, Open Over 40 (Men and Women) SUP, O / 65 Men Longboard
The Australian Surf Festival returns to the beautiful and wave-rich Port Macquarie, on the Mid-North Coast of NSW for a 5th year from 11-25 August, 2012. The Town Green Inn will be the venue of choice for all functions.
The event will see over 400 competitors from around the nation descend on Port Macquarie for a shot at being crowned an Australian Champion. In all, 27 prestigious Australian Titles will be decided across 5 surfing disciplines with the Australian Longboard Titles, Australian Surfmasters Titles and Australian Stand Up Paddleboard Titles joining the all new Australian Single Fin Titles and Austrealian Alaia Titles during the 2-week Festival.
The event will feature a Live Event Webcast with Live Scores, Event commentary, Daily Photo & Video Highlight galleries and Event News all at the Official Australian Surf Festival Website - www.australiansurffestival.com.
Action is certainly not restricted to the competition in the water. An ever expanding Entertainment and Activity Schedule will see competitors, spectators and the local community emersed in surfing culture with an ecclectic surf themed Art Exhibition and Live Music staged during the 2-week Festival.
The Town Green Inn will be the entertainment hub for the entire event with a range of great live music taking place in the venue's intimate setting. The Town Green Inn Entertainment Schedule will be released shortly.
Other Things to Do:
Port Macquarie features an impressive range of tourist activities, things to do and dining options. For a range of ideas, check out the Port Macquarie Tourism Website or drop by the Visitor Information Centre located at the Glasshouse.
The Town Green Inn is the perfect spot for a post event drink. Competitor Drink Drink and Dinner Specials will be on offers over the event along with the exclusive Australian Surf Festival Happy Hour for all Competitors - more info to come.
The Town Green Inn is located on 4 Horton Street Port Macquarie.
Port Macquarie boasts a great range of accommodation options which will ensure you have an enjoyable stay during the event.
Port Macquarie Tourism offer a great range of other accommodation options along with exclusive deals available to competitors. To view these or for more information, go to www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au and click the Winter Port of Call banner or call the Visitor Information Centre on 1300 303 155. CLICK HERE to download the Accommodation Deals Flyer.
All competitors will receieve a Detailed Competitor Information Bulletin from their respective State Branch.
For General Event Enquiries please contact Surfing NSW: Ph. 02 9349 7055 or E. firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2011 Australian Surf Festival is proudly supported by Events NSW, Port Macquarie Hastings Council Port Macquarie Tourism, Essential Energy, The Town Green Inn, Harley Davidson, VB, Suncorp, Australian Sports Commission, Coastalwatch, NBN Television, Port Macquarie News, Star FM, 2MC FM, Pacific Longboard Magazine, Surfing World, Surfing Australia and Surfing NSW.