In relation to the developing situation and spread of COVID-19. Surfing Queensland has decided to cancel the 2020 Gold Coast Open to ensure the safety of competitors, staff and the public.
The Gold Coast Open (previously known as the Burleigh Pro) is a yearly surfing competition hosted by the World Surf League and is hosted at Burleigh Heads in Queensland.
Burleigh Heads is the perfect location for this surfing championship, as it has a natural amphitheatre from where spectators can watch this event.
Gold Coast Open Surfing Competition 2020 Dates – Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
As well as the monetary prize, the competitors will also be vying for the World Surf League Qualifying Series points in order to compete in other world-class competitions around the world.
The competition generally runs from 8am to 4pm each day, this, of course, is dependent on conditions, with wind and surf being monitored closely throughout the day.
Whilst in Burleigh Heads, check out the beautiful scenery and grab some lunch or dinner at one of the many cafes and restaurants in town.