Finalists, Picture – James Robinson / Surfing NSW 


Published on 11/09/2020

The Volkswagen Cronulla Open will kickstart the NSW leg of the Australian Open of Surfing in November 2020.
The elite two-day event will get underway from the Sunday, 8th – Monday, 9th November 2020 and bookend an exciting long weekend of surfing in the Sutherland Shire that will begin with the Volkswagen Tradies Surfmasters and Volkswagen Kombi Rally on Saturday, 7th November 2020.
The Volkswagen Cronulla Open will be the first of four NSW based Australian Open of Surfing events.
Surfing NSW CEO Luke Madden expressed his joy at seeing such a high-calibre event run on one of Sydney’s most popular beaches.
“It’s fantastic to be able to kick off the NSW events in the 2020 Australian Open of Surfing at Cronulla Beach. The entire three days of surfing is shaping up to be huge, with plenty of surfing and Kombi Rally action, as well as some yet-to-be-announced news that will top off an incredible long weekend of surfing action in the Sutherland Shire.”
The 2020 Australian Open of Surfing events were created for Australia’s best surfers in iconic Australian surf locations.
The events will take place in the latter months of 2020 and provide professional and aspiring surfers with the opportunity to win prize money and gain momentum going into 2021.
The 2020 Australian Open of Surfing will see events in:
Sunshine Coast, Qld – 19th – 20th September 2020
Gold Coast, Qld – 31st October
Cronulla – 8th – 9th November 2020
Victoria – Date and location TBC
Kiama – 22nd – 23rd November 2020
Coffs Harbour – 29th – 30th November 2020
Northern Beaches – 13th – 14th December 2020
All events will adhere to strict COVID-19 policies and regulations outlined by the NSW Government and council protocols.
The NSW leg of the 2020 Australian Open of Surfing Tour is proudly supported Kiama Municipal Council, Coffs Harbour City Council, Sutherland Shire Council and Northern Beaches Council

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