2016 Kirra Teams Challenge

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The 2016 Kirra Teams Challenge, proudly presented by the Kirra Surfriders Club for the 32nd consecutive year, is set to run from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th of March 2016.

Sponsors confirmed so far for the 2016 event include; naming rights sponsor – Super Brand, as well as other sponsors; Gold Coast City Council, Rainbow Bay Surf Lifesaving Club, Ulau Manua, Allstate Partners, Triple X and GC Surf Magazine.

The 2016 event will be the 32nd year that the Kirra Surfriders Club has hosted the “Kirra Teams Challenge” with up to 34 teams from board riding clubs around Australia expected to compete for the title of ”Australia’s Best Boardriding Club”.

Entries close Friday 26th February 2016

To enter your team and to learn more, click on the relevant link below;

2016 Entry Form

Things you should Know

Team Rules

Video Highlights – 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra teams Challenge

Check out all the action from the 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge held on 19 to 20 September 2015.

Thanks Craig Halstead for this great video that captures the highlights of this years Junior  teams comp with great waves, awesome surfing and lots of fun had by all the junior competitors and supporters from the 24 boys teams and 5 girls teams, from across the country, that competed.

Thanks also to Vissla for sponsoring of this years Junior Kirra Teams Challenge.

Congratulations again to Le-Ba Boardriders Club for taking out the win and thanks to everyone who attended the event. Enjoy!!

Watch the 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge Video

Le-Ba Wins 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge

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The team from Le-Ba Boardriders have beaten Australia’s best junior surfers to win the 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge at Duranbah Beach, yesterday.

In clean 3-4ft waves at D’bah’s off the wall bank, Le-Ba‘s all-star team of Zac Whitemen, Jack Murray, Mikey McDonagh, Hunter Weston, Jake SnellGrove, Luke Condon, Eli Carr & Jack O’brien were too good for their rivals, besting Snapper, Burleigh, Merewether and Kirra who finished 2nd to 5th respectively.

In the Girls Division, which was surfed on Saturday 19 September, 2015 at Kirra, the girls team from Coolum Boardriders were victorious, beating close rivals MNM Girls into 2nd place.

Click here to read more about the Final Results 2015Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge

FULL SURFER HEAT DRAW – 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge

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The complete named surfer heat draw (boys) is now available;

Click to download the Complete by Surfer 2015 JKTC heat Draw

Click here to also download The Girls 2015 JKTC Heat Draw – the full heat darw will also be handed to team managers at the meeting at 7.15am Saturday morning, 19 September, at D’bah

The Team Heat draw is now available for the Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge running this weekend, 19th & 20th of September. See you on the beach for a great contest

Click to download the Vissla JKTC Team heat Draw

The Schedule for Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge commencing Saturday morning, 19 September at D’bah;

Saturday19 September 2015

7.15am – Team Managers Meeting (All managers must attend)
8.00pm – Heat 1 of Junior Boys (U12’s) – Bank 1
9.00pm – Heat 1 of Junior Girls – Bank 2

See you on the beach at D’bah tomorrow morning for a great contest in some fun surf. Yeeeooww!!

The 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge is set to to be held this September, in the best waves on the stretch of coastline on the Southern Gold Coast between Kirra and Duranbah, on the 19th & 20th of September 2015.

The Junior Kirra Teams Challenge, hosted by the Kirra Surfriders Club for this its 7th consecutive year, will attract more than 280 of Australia’s best junior surfers making this contest the world’s largest junior inter-club surfing teams event.

More than 20 boardriders club teams from Queensland, NSW and Victoria have already confirmed their entry, with some team spaces still available. So if your club is interested in competing, please download a copy of the entry form below and submit it as soon as you can to secure your team a spot.

Team entry will be capped at 24 junior boys teams and 12 junior girls teams, with the girls teams competing against each other on the Saturday and the boys teams competing across both days of the event.

The format of the event is the same as the Kirra Teams Challenge, with each club submitting teams of eight surfers including 2 x age 12 and under surfers, 2 x age 14 and under surfers, 2 x age 16 and under surfers and 2 x age 18 and under surfers. Each team member surfs once for their team, with team points awarded per heat as 4 points for first place through to 1 point for 4th Place.

The Team with the highest cumulative points at the end of the contest will win the event, prizemoney and bragging rights as the best junior boardriders club in Australia. The Junior Kirra Teams rules, available from the contest director, also detail the method of count back to determine team placings for teams on equal points at the end of the event.

The 2015 Vissla Junior Kirra Teams Challenge Entry Form is now available – Vissla JKTC Entry Form

Any questions please contact either of the below Junior Kirra Contest Committee members;

Contest Director – Rob Totten – 0408 693 459

Contest Co-ordinator – John Robin – 0402 816 514

Highlights of 2015 Kirra Teams Challenge

Check out all the action from the 2015 Kirra Teams Challenge held from 13 to 15 March 2015.

Thanks Craig Halstead for this great video that catures the highlights of this years comp with great waves, awesome surfing and lots of fun had by all the competitors and supporters from the 38 clubs across the country that competed.

Congratulations again to Snapper Surfriders Club for taking out the win and thanks to everyone who attended the event. Enjoy!!

Watch Highlights

RESULTS – 2015 Kirra Teams Challenge

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The 2015 Kirra Teams Challenge, proudly presented by the Kirra Surfriders Club for the 31st consecutive year, ran from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2015.

Sponsors for the 2015 event included Gold Sponsors; XXXX Summer, Gold Coast City Council & Rainbow Bay Surf Lifesaving Club & Red Bull. Bronze & other support sponsors include Allstate Partners and Triple X.

The 2015 event was the 31st year that the Kirra Surfriders Club has hosted the “Kirra Teams Challenge” with 38 teams confirmed from board riding clubs around Australia competing for the title of ”Australia’s Best Boardriding Club”.

The event schedule was as follows (all times QLD time);

Thursday 12th March 2015 – All teams sign on from 6.00pm, with all teams surfers to be submitted by 9.30pm at Rainbow Bay SLSC

Managers meeting 7.30am each morning

Friday 13th March 2015 – Heat 1 commencing at 8.00am – 15 minute heats for the juniors, then 20 minutes heats for the Opens

Saturday 14th March 2015 – Start 8.00am – 20 minute heats

Sunday 15th March 2015 – Start 8.00am – 20 minute heats

HEAT DRAW

Download the 2015 Kirra Teams Challenge Team Heat Draw

See the final All Teams Results Table

For more info please contact Event Co-ordinator John Robin on 0402 816 514 or Contest Director Rob Totten on 0408 693 459 or email us at info@kirrasurfriders.com.au