Surfest - Newcastle
• Monday 22 February 2016 to Sunday 28 February 2016
Surfest 2016 is the largest surfing festival in Australia. This will be the 31st year of competition and community engagement in Newcastle. A number of the world's best professional men, women and junior surfers compete for cash prizes.
The World Surf League (WSL) 6000 Maitland and Port Stephens Toyota Pro and the inaugural World Surf League (WSL) 6000 Taggart Women's Pro will be held in February, 2016 on Merewether Beach, Newcastle. The best professional male and female surfers in the world travel to Newcastle, NSW to compete for the much cherished Mark Richards 'MR' trophy on Merewether Beach, Newcastle.
Surfest is also very proud to support the growth of Pro Junior surfing in Australia. In 2016 the Hunter Business Board Riders Pro Junior will be held immediately prior to Surfest in Newcastle from 20 to 21 February, 2016.