Burleigh Heads Surfboard Riders Club Inc

19th Year of Burleigh Boardriders Single Fin Festival – Presented by Billabong January 8th, 9th, 10th 2016

December 16th, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

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Burleigh Heads – Gold Coast – Australia

 

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It is something now of legend. The second weekend of January, everybody gets ready for the weekend of the year. The natural amphitheatre that is Burleigh Heads is lined with thousands of people checking surfing, not pro-surfing but awesome 1970’s-style surfing on surfboards more than 35 years old, and just how used to be with one single fin.

The 19th Burleigh Boardriders Single Fin Festival will be held on the 8/9/10th January 2016, first surfing event of the 2016 year. Surfers will be competing on antique single fin boards which must have been made no later than 1981, some of the boards surfed are of vintage on late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Over the years surfers have travelled for Westren Australia, Victoria, NSW, all the way up the East Coast of Australia to the Sunshine Coast to compete in this iconic event.

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The Festival commences on the Friday with the Annual Charity Luncheon. Nathan “Carnage” Corbett international renown Mutai boxer is the first guest speaker confirmed. Alan “Robo” Robinson TV personality will be the MC, and other guest speakers to be announced soon. Most of the local pro surfers attend, enjoying the low key fun of the luncheon in their break from the world tour. There will be an amazing sports memorabilia auction, comedy, and great food and drink for all that attend.

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Saturday and Sunday will see the Burleigh Boardriders Single Fin Classic take place at the iconic Burleigh Heads Point break where some of the best surfers take on Burleigh on the old boards. Surfers who have competed in the event include Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Jack Freestone, Bede Durbidge, Dave Rastovich, Wayne Rabbit Bartholomew, Gary Elkerton, musician Ash Grunwald, Jockey Damien Oliver, footballer Andrew Johns, celebrity Chef Peter Evans, and a host of others. There is a field hot of locals to contend with, last year Burleigh Boardrider Thomas Woods took victory for the second time, the top 100 ranked surfer will be back this year to defend his title. There will be 96 competitors, there are no cash prizes, just the glory of being the champion, and a classic Dick Van Straalen single fin made especially for the event winner.

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There is also an under 18 division, where the young grommets will be surfing boards that are more than twice or in some cases 3 times their age!

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To enter the event go to the Surfing Queensland website

ENTER HERE!!

https://www.surfingaustralia.com/states/qld/events/2016-burleigh-boardriders-single-fin-festival-presented-by-billabong

 

It is a carnival atmosphere, great surfing, displays of surfcraft from a bygone era, and live music on Burleigh Point on the Sunday. Get down there and check it out!

For Further Information
Media
Terry Tappa Teece
0419681804
tappaproductions@gmail.com

3 Burleigh Groms Qualify for Australian Junior Titles- Maddy Job wins round 2!!

September 14th, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »
Maddy Job chaired up the beach by Toby and Liam after his win in the Under 16 final... Maddy is one of three groms off to the Australian Titles

Maddy Job chaired up the beach by Toby and Liam after his win in the Under 16 final… Maddy is one of three groms off to the Australian Titles

The Burleigh groms shone last weekend at the Queensland Junior Titles, round 2, with 3 of 6 Burleigh grommets making the finals, and those same 3 making the Qld team to compete at the Australian Junior Titles at the end of this year.

Maddy Having a crack

Maddy Having a crack

Maddy Job was on fire all weekend, winning every heat he went in including the final. With that result Maddy placed 3rd in Queensland in the under 16 division, and with Hinata Aizawa placing 4th on Sunday wrapped up 4th place in Queensland, and a spot with Maddy in The Queensland Team to go to the Australian Junior Titles in November this year.

Lucy "The Smiling Assassin" attacks the lip in the under 18 girls

Lucy “The Smiling Assassin” attacks the lip in the under 18 girls

Our sunshine smiling super-girl. Lucy Callister placed 3rd in the second round of the Queensland Titles Under 18 girls, this going with her 2nd place in the first round, Lucy ended up 2nd in Queensland, and just missing out on the wildcard to the Roxy Pro Trials. Lucy will also be off to the Australia Junior titles in November and will be primed, as the boys will be to bring home an Australian Junior Title to Burleigh.
The last one to do that was Jay “Bottle” Thompson, so come on groms it’s your turn!!!
Honourable mentions to Toby Mossop and Liam O’Brien who made the semi-finals and were close to making the Queensland team for the under 18 boys. Great effort from all the groms who competed!!

Maddy climbing the ladder to first place

Maddy climbing the ladder to first place

Burleigh Groms into Semi finals of Qld Titles!! Liam O’Brien, Toby Mossop, Lucy Callister, and Maddy Job Hunt Down a Qld Title

September 12th, 2015 Posted in Contest Results, Latest News | No Comments »
Maddy Job a big standout on day 1

Maddy Job a big standout on day 1

Toby racing to the Under Boys 18 Semi finals - a Qld Title win will see him get a spot in the Trials for a wildcard for the Quiksilver Pro 2016

Toby racing to the Under Boys 18 Semi finals – a Qld Title win will see him get a spot in the Trials for a wildcard for the Quiksilver Pro 2016

Lucy Callister looking for a Queensland Title and a spot in the Roxy Pro Trials for 2016

Lucy Callister looking for a Queensland Title and a spot in the Roxy Pro Trials for 2016

Liam O'Brien, although no mention in the press release will be looking for his 2nd Qld Junior Title tomorrow

Liam O’Brien, although no mention in the press release will be looking for his 2nd Qld Junior Title tomorrow

Gold Coast, Queensland Saturday 12th September, 2015 – Duranbah Beach played host to the second event of the Queensland Junior Titles Series with clean one metre waves on offer for competitors in day one of competition.

Top seed Quinn Bruce (Coolangatta, Qld) made light work of his opening round heat against Sam Littlechild (Mermaid Beach, Qld) and Liam Kelly (Wooloowin, Qld), defeating both respectively after scoring the highest heat total in day one of competition. Both Quinn and Sam will progress straight through to the Under 18 Boys semi-final scheduled to run tomorrow afternoon where they will shape up to the likes of Toby Mossop (Burleigh Heads, QLD), Aaron Kelly (Sunshine Beach, QLD) and Ethan Ewing (Point Lookout, QLD) to name a few.

Closely followed by the Under 18 boys was round one of the Under 16 boys with Dextar Muskins (Tweed Heads, NSW) up against Kalani Wulf (Pacific Paradise, Qld) and Cooper Davies (Noosa Heads, Qld) in the opening round heat. In the end, Dextar took a clear lead over his fellow counterparts who needed next to a perfect score to take back the lead.

In the Under 16’s boys, Maddy Job (Burleigh Heads, Qld) posted one of the highest heat totals displaying a high level of dynamic and consistent surfing from start to finish of his heat. Kila Hatchett (Currumbin Waters, Qld) and Darcy Littlechild (Broadbeach Waters, Qld) took second and third place respectively with Kila joining Maddy where they will move through to tomorrow’s Under 16 Boys quarter-final.

Heat two of the Under 18 girls division saw an upset in the water as Holly-Sue Coffey (Coolangatta, Qld) scored an 8.5 score (out of a possible 10) for her first wave of the heat to narrowly defeat event one runner-up Lucy Callister (Palm Beach, Qld), relegating fellow counterparts Laura Poncini (Moffat Beach, QLD) and Ebony Wilson (Elanora, QLD) into third and fourth respectively.

The coveted competition will also see the under 18 division junior surfers compete for a wildcard into the World Surf League (WSL) 2016 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro’s trials. Queensland’s top Under 18 Male and Female State Champions will each receive a wildcard to surf in the trials event, moving one step further to compete against the world’s best professional surfers at the 2016 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks.

As added value to the Queensland Junior Titles, Jolyn Australia will be giving away some epic prizes to some very lucky female junior surfers.

Club contest Sunday

September 2nd, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

Be early

Lost & Found Property Announcement

August 10th, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

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FOUND
Grommets Billabong Wetsuit Vest and Rythmn Boardies
Found this morning at the point – contact Tappa 0419681804

LOST

AKUBRA HAT…
* made of brown fur-felt in VGC.
* Kangaroo tail thin hatband & Opal on side.
* hat was left wedged between chair & wall on Nth’East facing side of our room adjacent balcony.
* my business card was inserted into hat-band (on OUT-side) to show hat was not abandoned.
Hat actually belongs to my oldest Son James, so I’ll have to buy him a new one but they don’t make this Model anymore due high cost of opals. Really need to find it. RSVP please.
“A few people gave seen it…& think it left on the 1st bus…I was on the 2nd bus”
GREATLY APPRECIATED – REWARD

I can collect it anywhere, or drop off to Magic Apple or Harvey Shaping @Miami.
Thankyou in anticipation, kindest regards.
John Nielsen

Burleigh Boardriders 50th Anniversary Race Day Form Guide

July 23rd, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

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Off and Racing!!!! Here is the form guide, click on the link to down load!!!

2507GCST ACCEPT

 

Look out it is going to be bloody huge!!!!

Celebration Time – Burleigh Boardriders Celebrate 50 years!

July 21st, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

BURLEIGH BOARDRIDERS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS, 1965 – 2015

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GOLD COAST TURF CLUB SATURDAY 25TH OF JULY

Burleigh Boardriders are celebrating 50 years as a boardriders club, with the Burleigh Boardriders 50th Anniversary Raceday this Saturday, 25th of July, at the Gold Coast Turf Club. Burleigh Boardriders have gathered 12 of the original foundation members of the club who will be bringing some of their 1965 club badges and other memorabilia to show off on this day of celebration of one of the Gold Coast’s and Australia’s oldest boardriding clubs.

The raceday will see the members who formed the club mixing with those that have made Burleigh a force in club surfing in Queensland and Australia, with a junior development and coaching program in place second to none. This has seen Burleigh compete in the National Boardriders Battle, as well as placing 2nd in Queensland in 2014.

Burleigh Boardriders will also be previewing the release of their book 50 years of Burleigh Boardriders, a pictorial and written history of the club. This will be released in November this year, with more stories and pictures added from the celebrations.

Many tales will be told, and the young and the old mix and talk about their love of surfing and Burleigh Heads. All the foundation members will be presented with medals in their honour, and will celebrate 50 years of being the caretakers of Burleigh Point.

ATTENDEES FROM THE CLASS OF ’65 AND THEIR PARTNERS:
Noel and Kim Gordon
Ross and Janice Gordon
Greg and Paula Kaddatz
Margaret Kaddatz
Ray and Marie Clarke
John and Mary Nolan
John and Pam Dowsett
Greg Conlon
Greg Saul
Kerry Saul
Archie and Trish Hoogervost
Bill Hoogervost & Wendy
Bill and Gwen Ker
Alan & Bev Sykes

Not only will there be the Burleigh crew, but some of the world’s best surfers fresh back from South Africa, and many other celebrities will be making a surprise appearance as well… It will be the event of 2015

50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS – EVENT PROGRAM

July 21st, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

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Burleigh Boardriders 50th Celebrations

 

Saturday 25th July 2015

 

Format

 

BUSES – DEPART BURLEIGH HEADS PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

3 BUSES!!!!

 

First bus leaves at 10.30am

 

Last bus leaves at 11.00am

 

BUSES – DEPART TURF CLUB AFTER LAST RACE

 

 

ARRIVE BY 11.30AM FOR 12PM START

 

COLLECT TICKETS AT GATE – WHERE YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE FUNCTION ROOM

 

12.10pm

RACE 1 – UNDERGROUND PLUMBING CLASS 3 HANDICAP

 

AFTER RACE -INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

 

GUEST INTERVIEWS

 

12.46 PM

RACE 2 – STIHL SHOP BURLEIGH QTIS THREE-YEAR-OLDS HANDICAP

 

AFTER RACE – RECOGNITION OF INAUGURAL MEMBERS AND PRESENTATION

 

GUEST INTERVIEWS

 

1.21 PM

RACE 3 – CH SECURITY AND BAMBERRY LAWYERS QTIS TWO YEAR OLDS CLASS 1 HANDICAP

 

AFTER RACE – GUEST INTERVIEWS & WRAP UP OF FORMAL PART OF THE DAY

 

1.56 PM

RACE 4 – HUTCHISON BUILDERS PLATE

 

AFTER RACE INERVIEWS ETC IF REQUIRED

 

 

2.36 PM

RACE 5 – LIVE VISION CLASS 2 HANDICAP

 

 

3.16 PM

RACE 6 – LINDORES CONSTRUCTIONS RATINGS BAND 0-65 HANDICAP

 

3.56 PM

RACE 7 – BURLEIGH BOARDRIDERS CLASS 1 HANDICAP

 

4.36PM

RACE 8- LANAKAI ON BRIGHTON BENCHMARK 75 HANICAP

 

DAY FINISHES IN FUNCTION ROOM AT COMPLETION OF RACE 8

 

THEN –

 

FREE TICKET TO CPR CLUB AT TRACK

 

OR

 

BUSES DEPART GOLD COAST TURF CLUB 5PM TO RETURN TO BURLEIGH PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

 

 

Our 50th anniversary function – 25/7 ticket applications closing soon

July 6th, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »

Link is on our Facebook page
All welcome
Free for under 18’s
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Burleigh-Boardriders/221397924542399?ref=ts&fref=ts

Burleigh Boardriders To Pay Respects to Anzacs

April 24th, 2015 Posted in Latest News | No Comments »
A reminder for all members who would like to participate in this years dawn service and march down James street the details are as follows:
– Meet at the Boardriders clubhouse at 4am sharp.
 
– We will then walk over (as a club) in club uniform (or something red & white) and pay our respect to our diggers at the dawn service.
 
– The junior and senior president will then offer a wreath to the sentinel as a sign of respect.
– Cooking up a BBQ breakfast.
 
– We have been invited (as a club) to march with the proceedings down James street, all wearing club unfiform. (We will be meeting across the road in the park from Burleigh TAB at 8:30am).
It will be great way to pay our respect to the diggers, hope to see you there,
Any queries about this please contact – 0450 126880,
 
ANZAC Day at Burleigh