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Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles

The Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles presented by Rip Curl will once again bring the best Indigenous surfing talent to Bells Beach, Victoria on the sacred grounds of the Wadawaurrung people.

In its ninth year at the world renowned wave, the event is a significant part of the surfing calendar and a true gathering of Indigenous Australians with surfers coming from across the country to compete.

The event will begin with a traditional welcome to country and smoking ceremony at Bells Beach on Friday morning at 8:00am with the event to begin at 9:00am. All welcome.

Past champions featured at the event include Otis Carey (Coffs Harbour, NSW), Russel Molony (Shelly Beach, NSW), Summer Simon (Port Kembla, NSW) along with former masters champion Robbie Page (Kempsey, NSW).

Live scores, video and photos for the event can be found at www.australianindigenoussurfingtitles.com

The Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles is presented by Rip Curl and supported by the Victorian Government, HeadSox, the Surf Coast Shire, VicHealth, Play it Safe by the Water, Wathaurong Cooperative, Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Atmosphere Events, Surfing Australia, ONABAC, VACSAL, Strong Brother Strong Sister and Surfing Victoria.

For many reasons, events may be cancelled, postponed or details changed. Please check the individual event's official website or social media channels for the latest information.