The 34th annual surfing festival kicked-off on Saturday, with events being held for six weeks. Surfest is expected to attract more than 1000 competitors from at least 22 countries to Newcastle this year.
Watch the action live online here.
Surfest’s men’s and women’s events remain the first 6000-point events of the QS calendars and will be followed again by the Manly Pro and championship tour stops at Snapper Rocks, Bells Beach and Margaret River.
Surfest 2019 Event Schedule
8th March Westfield Kotara University Team Challenge, Merewether Beach
9th - 10th March Sanbah Cadet Cup presented by University of Newcastle, Merewether Beach
10th March Burton Automotive Pro International Trials, Merewether Beach
10th March Holmes Civil Developments Women's Pro International Trials, Merewether Beach
11th - 17th March Burton Automotive Pro WSL QS6000, Merewether Beach
11th - 17th March Holmes Civil Developments Women's Pro WSL QS6000, Merewether Beach
15th March Evolution Corporate Charity teams Cup for Mark Hughes Foundation, Dixon Park Beach
16th-17th March 'Barrelled' Food Wine and Beer Festival, Jefferson Park, Merewether
16th March The Drop Festival - music festival, King Edward Park
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