We are starting a surf club!

It will be a social surfing competition held bi-monthly based in the Byron area. With the help of the members we will plan 1 away weekend event per year. Surf club will also include one major event per year with prize money and international competitors

Our first event is scheduled for Sunday the 17th of march 2019, daytime surf competition, followed by drinks, food, tunes an art exhibition by Robin Falxa and screening of the new Wild Things surf movie “Sun Damage”.

We will also be doing gold coin donations at each event’s BBQ to help raise money for Dune Care, to help restore dunes around Byron Bay.



  • 6 club events per year with a final 7th MAJOR event to be held annually in March.

  • 1 event will potentially be an away event, Camping, mobile comp.

  • Meetings will be on a sunday every second month

  • $70 membership  gets you entry into all comps and a Surf Club tee. We are also able to throw in a pair of slides from event sponsor indosole, as well as access to all wild things demo boards and a 10% discount at Wild Things for all Surf Club members.

  • Membership fee goes towards running costs like the post-event BBQ's, the annual party after main event, comp rashies, and so on.

  • Event will be based at Belongil – but mobile condition dependent

  • Annual final event, international competitors invited.

  • Prize for annual event and division club champions presented at annual after party

  • Surf Club is open to all surfers of all abilities from all areas!

  • Judging, Criteria and definition - you will need to judge the heat 2 heats prior to yours. There will be 1 x head judge / spotter, 3 x judges, 1 x tally, 1 x spotter


    • Judging based on critical Surfing - a variety of manoeuvers combined, both classic and progressive performed in the critical section of the wave with speed, power and flow.

    • "Critical" – performed in the power source of the wave

    • "Classic" - manoeuvers that give a nod to traditional Australian surfing

    • "Progressive" – manoeuvers that push the boundaries of modern longboarding

    • "Speed" – maintaining momentum

    • "Power" – Explosive while staying in control of your board and maintaining momentum

    • "Flow" – linking manoeuvers in a stylish aesthetic



  • Any board can be surfed if conditions prevail, taking into consideration the judging criteria (Annual major event may have separate divisions)

  • Open Men

  • Open Ladies

  • Under 16 Boys & Under 16 Girls

  • NB: If not enough groms will combined in main draw.

Heat Formats

    • TBC when numbers come in.

    • 6 per heat - 20 minute heats

    • Top 2 waves added together
      Cap at 8 waves

    • If a draw highest scoring wave between the 2 competitors wins.

    • Top 3 surfers progress to the next heat.
      Rotate / mix progression through heats.

We will need crew to help at each event so anyone who wants to be involved feel free to put your name down when you sign up.


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& Drop us a line if you have any questions