SOME of the State's most prolific surfers will return to Boomerang Beach near Forster for the Carve NSW Surfmasters Titles presented by Moby's Beachside Retreat from June 13 - 16.
From tomorrow until Sunday, the prominent four-day event will see more than 150 competitors - aged 35 and above - battle it out in an attempt to secure an NSW shortboard title and a spot in the national titles at the 2019 SAE Group Australian Surf Championships in Tweed Heads.
"MidCoast Council is proud to be supporting the Carve NSW Surfmasters at beautiful Boomerang Beach,'' MidCoast Council mayor David West said.
"We have a strong history of supporting these types of events and we're proud to have a strong relationship with Surfing NSW which continues to deliver great events in the MidCoast. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase our beautiful backyard, the Barrington Coast to visitors from near and far."
A range of former World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour surfers and Australian champions will compete in the event including Jay Phillips (Fingal), Shane Wehner (Broulee), Rod Baldwin (Copacabana), Jake Spooner (Bulli) and Glenn Pringle (Cronulla).
2019 is the eighth year running the Carve NSW Surfmasters Titles has been held in the Great Lakes region.
Competition starts each day at 7.30am with the call for the day's schedule and location confirmed via the event hotline at 6:45am. The event hotline is 0458 247 212.
Divisions for the event include: over 35 men, over 35 women, over 40 men, over 45 men, over 50 men, over 55 men, over 60 men and open single fin.
Moby's Beachside Retreat will host a free dinner for competitors on Friday, 14th June as well as the Sunday afternoon presentations.
All finalists will receive a range of prizes courtesy of Carve, thanks to them and Surfing NSW sharing a common goal to give back to grassroots competition.
Moby's Beachside Retreat will also be the official event venue for accommodation. Deals and packages are available for competitors. Check out mobysretreat.com.au or surfingnsw.com.au
The Carve NSW Surfmasters Titles Presented by Moby's Beachside Retreat is proudly supported by Carve, Mid Coast Council, Great Lakes Tourism, Moby's Beachside Retreat, Volkswagen Commercial, Australian Skin Cancer Clinics, Ecosol Sunscreen and Surfing NSW.