Queensland’s top surfers descend on the Sunshine Coast for the 2022 Queensland Surf Festival


In Coolum today, the 2022 Queensland Surf Festival (QSF) kicks off six days of surfing action on the Sunshine Coast between Thursday 17 March and Tuesday 22 March.

The festival will feature some of Queensland’s top talent across multiple disciplines including shortboard, longboard, logger, SUP surfing, and bodyboard.
A total of 52 titles will be up for grabs as competitors vie for selection into the Queensland team to compete at the Australian Titles later in the year.

The Open Men and Women Shortboard blue ribbon divisions will be hitting the water Saturday 19 March, competing for a Queensland Title and a position in the World Surf League (WSL) Gold Coast Pro Challenger Series Trials.
Queensland’s best shortboard Masters (over 35) will be hitting the water on Thursday 17 March in 2-3 ft SE swell and variable winds to commence the 2022 QSF.

The 2022 Queensland Surf Festival is proudly supported by The Point Coolum Beach, The Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland Government, QMS Media and Visit Sunshine Coast.

Event Location: The six day festival (17-22 March) is a mobile event (Noosa – Caloundra) with the preferred location being Coolum Beach. Please call the Surfing Queensland event hotline (07 3030 6388) each morning for the confirmed location.

To keep updated on the day’s surfing, please view the Live Event page here

2022 Queensland Surf Festival Schedule

Thursday 17th March: Masters Shortboard Titles
Friday 18th March: Masters Shortboard Titles
Saturday 19th March: Open Shortboard Titles
Sunday 20th March: Bodyboard & Sup Surfing Titles
Monday 21st March: Logger & Longboard Titles
Tuesday 22nd March: Longboard Titles

Pictured: Maddy Job surfing in the 2021 Queensland Surf Festival. Credit: Surfing Queensland