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Here’s How You Can Score The Ultimate $10K Trip To This Mega Burleigh Surfing Event

By Renée Ardon-Coppinger
11th Feb 2024

Bird's eye view of Burleigh Beach on the Gold Coast.

Attention all summer beach lovers, the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle Series returns for a massive 11th season in 2024 ready to delight and inspire with another year of sun, mates and watching some great team surfing.

Sound like your kind of vibe? Our mates at Jim Beam have partnered with the series this year, and are throwing one lucky Aussie and three extra lucky mates right into the middle of the action, with the opportunity to win a trip to Burleigh Heads, valued up to $10K.

The winner will score a trip for four to the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle Grand Final including VIP tickets to the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle Grand Final and Jim Beam Beach Bar, return airfares and accommodation. Sounds pretty good, hey? 

To help you dive in, here are five reasons to drop into this mega surfing event this month.

Catch A Surfing Spectacle

Brace yourself for some seriously awe-inducing displays of surfing prowess as some of the country’s most talented wave riders engage in electrifying battles. Admire the sheer artistry of the sport as they carve through waves and effortlessly skim barrels in an unbelievable display of surfing magic. While you're there, head to the Jim Beam Beach Bar for a couple of midday bevvies with your besties.

Soak In The Coastal Splendor

Perfectly perched between Surfers Paradise to the north and Coolangatta to the south, Burleigh Heads is easily one of Queensland’s most beloved beachside marvels. With world-class surf breaks, pristine waters and friendly laidback locals, there’s a reason visitors from all over the globe flock to its coastline every year. 

Rub Shoulders With Surfing Royalty 

Get up super close and sandy with some of Australia’s biggest legends and industry icons who have shaped our beloved surf culture for decades. Keep those eyes peeled, as you never know which hero or inspiring upcoming talent may be nestled on the shore right next to you.

Groove To Live Beats And Entertainment

With tons of live music and free beachside entertainment, let yourself be taken by the rhythm and good vibes of this festival-like atmosphere. There’ll be DJs spinning all day to pump up audiences and the competitors alike, bringing the positive vibes along with them. 

Rally Up Your Mates

Grab the sunscreen and treat the whole crew to this laidback event that’ll be sure to inspire your inner surfer. Soak up the balmy rays, and check out one of the live immersive demonstrations taking place over the sessions. There are also loads of tasty local food vendors ready to feed those hungry bellies so that you’re fueled for an epic beach day.

The Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle 2024 Grand Final will be rocking Burleigh on 9 and 10 March, with 42 clubs desperate to stake their claim at the prize. If you’re feeling lucky, head to Jim Beam’s comp page and simply tell them what your ideal summer beach day with mates looks like and why in 25 words or less. Yep, it’s that simple. Enter here now.

Editor’s note: This article was produced in partnership with Jim Beam and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the partners who make Urban List possible. To read our editorial policy, click here.

Image: Destination Gold Coast

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