Surf - Ride The Wave Festival


The Ride the Wave Festival Pro Surf Competition presented by Coastline Credit Union welcomes all entries.

Surfers from across the state and interstate will compete for a coveted placing in the annual RTW Surf Pro 2024. We thank Port Macquarie Hastings Council for supporting this regional event.

Event Date: Thursday 4th – Saturday 6th April 2024

Entries Open: Thursday 21st December 2023

Entries Close: Friday 23rd March 2024

Entry Fee: $90 + GST


Prizes/Prize Money:

1st-4th Place will receive a prize pack

Prize money for the Open Men’s and Women’s Winners and Runner Up.

Winner = $1000

Runner Up = $500


Ride The Wave Pro Surf comp presented by

Ride The Wave High School Surf Pro

Event Date: Tuesday 2nd April – Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Entries Open: February 1st 2024

Entries Close: Friday 15th March 2024

Entry Fee: $50 + GST per team


– All competitors must attend an Australian High School.

– Team to consist of a maximum of 5 surfers

– Team to select only three competitors to surf each round.

– Each competitor allowed maximum three waves with highest individual wave score counted

– Only one member per team in surf at a time

– After the start of each heat each team member must tag each other in official area before entering surf

– Heat Time – 20 mins (depending on conditions heat times can change at direction of contest director)

– If a team completes their heat prior to the final siren, they will be awarded bonus points.

under 15 mins – 6 bonus points

under 16 mins – 5 bonus points

under 17 mins – 4 bonus points

under 18 mins – 3 bonus points

under 19 mins – 2 bonus points

The Head Judges decision is final



Age divisions – surfers must be Under the age division as of the 31/12/24

Seeding for each division will be determined by Surfing NSW.

Refunds will not be offered to competitors within 2 weeks of the competition. Competitors will lose their spot once the refund is issued. If you wish to request a refund you must do so by 23 March.

If you decide to re-enter the competition you will be placed at the end of the waitlist if the entries are full.