The Wandiyali ATSI Indigenous Classic will take place on Merewether Beach on February 16th and 17th, 2017.
This historic event is an important part of the Surfest festival. The Wandiyali ATSI Indigenous Classic at Surfest 2017 is set to offer Australia’s biggest purse for an Indigenous surfing competition. The event offers a total prize money pool of $20,000 for male and female Indigenous surfers. This is the richest indigenous surf contest in world.
The contest is open to Open men, Juniors and Women surfers. Indigenous surfers from all over Australia travel to Newcastle for two days of cultural and sporting celebrations. It is an event not to be missed as the standard of surfing is exceptional.