THE HURLEY BL BLAST OFF
PRESENTED BY BEECRAFT
- Australia’s largest kids surfing event
- Coaching format to encourage kids
- Held in NSW Spring school holidays annually
- Entries open online in June each year
WHAT IS BLAST OFF?
The “Hurley BL’s Blast Off presented by beecraft” is a pre junior surfing festival that is a fun-filled school holiday program designed and organised by 1988 World Surfing Champion Barton Lynch to celebrate the coming of summer and Australia’s rich surfing heritage. In it’s 13th year, Blast Off is for boys and girls 14 years and under and promises a holiday activity like no other. The aim is to introduce young surfers to the world of competition in a friendly and encouraging environment that focuses on surf improvement and family fun.
Major sponsors include Hurley, Beecraft, GoPro, Electric, Amazon Power, Future Fins, Health Space, The Perfect Wave Travel, Streetboardz, Beach Without Sand, Coastalwatch.com, Surfing World Magazine, Stacey Surfboards and Lost Mayhem Surfboards.
The BL Blast Off runs every Spring school holidays at either Palm Beach, Whale Beach or Avalon Beach NSW. Divisions include Boys 14’s, 12’s, 10’s, 8’s and 6s and Girls 14, 12’s, 10’s, 8s and 6’s. Online entries open in June each year.
The dates for the 13th BL Blast Off for 2017 are Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th September. More information will be released in 2017 via the Blast Off Website.