It will literally be on for young and old when the state’s top athletes converge on Burleigh and Broadbeach next month for the 2019 Queensland Youth, Open, and Masters Surf Life Saving Championships.
The pinnacle sporting events on SLSQ’s calendar will see almost 4,000 competitors from under 11 through to over 80 put their fitness, skill, and determination to the ultimate test.
The competition kicks off on Friday, 8 March for the QUEENSLAND YOUTH SURF LIFE SAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS at Burleigh Heads, where 1,600+ nippers will hit the surf and sand across three days of racing. This year marks the 50th anniversary of SLSQ’s Youth Championships, with the event returning to Burleigh half-a-century after it was first held there on 3 March 1969.
The action continues the following weekend at Broadbeach, where the state’s top open and masters competitors will line up at Broadbeach for the QUEENSLAND OPEN AND MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS from March 15-17.
It’s the first time the Queensland Championships have been held at Broadbeach, and the event will provide competitors with a vital opportunity to test themselves ahead of Aussies at the same venue.
A wave of Nippers will hit the Gold Coast across three days from March 8-10 when the 2019 Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships descend on Burleigh Heads.
More than 1,650 of the sport’s top juniors, from Port Douglas to Rainbow Bay, will dive in to contest the championships.
The youngsters, aged 11-15, will compete against each other in a variety of lifesaving disciplines including the ironman and ironwoman, surf swims, beach flags, sprints, and relays.
Rivalries will be reignited and reputations put on the line when the state’s top surf sport athletes line up at the 2019 Queensland Surf Life Saving Championships from March 15-17 at Broadbeach.
The championships will see some of the world’s fittest and fastest athletes go head-to-head as they battle the surf, sand, and each other in their quest for glory.
Some of the sport’s top competitors will be in action across the weekend including the likes of Shannon Eckstein, Ali Day, Caine Eckstein, Matt Poole, Matt Bevilacqua, Courtney Hancock, Lana Rogers, Georgia Harriett, and Brielle Cooper.