SURFING Queensland has today announced Burleigh Headswill host a Qualifying Series (QS) event in January 2015.
The three-day 2015 Scoot Burleigh Pro will be a World Surf League (WSL) QS 1000 rated men’s and women’s event.
The competition will take place January 30th – Feb 1st on the iconic Burleigh Headland and will provide an ideal warm up for some of the best surfers in the world who will later compete at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro’s at Snapper Rocks.
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Surfing Queensland CEO, Adam Yates said, “We’re excited to be able to put an event of this magnitude back on the point at Burleigh Heads and I’m looking forward to seeing some of the best surfers in the world compete at what is a world class location. This is a great opportunity for local surfers wanting to prove themselves at an elite level.”
The Scoot Burleigh Pro will have a prize money pool of $15,000 up for grabs and will be the first QS event on the 2015 Australian Surfing calendar.