This year marks forty years since the inaugural Stubbies Classic Surfriding competition. Held at iconic Burleigh Heads in March 1977 it was the start of Australian professional surfing. To mark the occasion Surf World Gold Coast will open the first ever exhibit to celebrate everything Stubbies.
There will be an evening launch of the exhibition on Friday 3 November. This will include the first ever showing of the Stubbies years’ movie, a massive photo collection, memorabilia and slide show. There will also be an entertaining panel discussion between those involved including Bill Bolman and John Neilsen (others to be confirmed.
The launch is strictly a ticketed event and ticket sales are limited. No ticket, no entry. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased through goldcoasttickets.com.au or from Surf World. Doors open 6pm, for 7pm start, drinks and BBQ available.
LOCATION: Surf World, 35 Tomewin St, Currumbin