About State

Surfing NSW, established in 1963, is the largest and longest running of the recognised state bodies for the sport of surfing in Australia.

Our mission is to develop the sport of surfing in NSW to its maximum potential through the delivery of professional events, coaching and educational programs. Surfing NSW is supported by the NSW Department of Sport & Recreation, who share in our mission to develop our sport and increase participation levels.

Surfing NSW, in conjunction with its 10 Regional Associations, is responsible for managing events across the state from grassroots level events through to international professional events such as the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships, Boost Mobile Surf Sho and the Australian Open of Surfing.

Surfing NSW has over 110 affiliated boardrider clubs and over 45 licensed surf schools, operating from Kingscliff in the north of the state to Tathra in the south.

Surfing NSW are proud to now manage all disciplines surfing including; Shortboard, Longboard, Bodyboard, Kneeboard and Stand Up Paddle Board. The cohesion of all disciplines is an important goal for Surfing NSW's strategic direction.

Surfing NSW encourages all members, boardrider clubs, coaches and judges to visit the play by the rules website here www.playbytherules.net.au. The website provides information, resources, tools and free online training to increase the capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials, players and spectators to assist you in preventing and dealing with discrimination, harassment and child safety issues in sport.

For more information in how to become involved with Australia's number one sporting lifestyle in Australia's biggest surfing state contact the Surfing NSW office on the below.