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24 December 2020 Posted by 

CENTRAL COAST PRO RETURNS TO AVOCA

Sending a message to all of Australia
AVOCA Beach will play host to a world-class surfing competition next year, with the Vissla Central Coast Pro set to be held from March 2 - 7, 2021.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said the event is part of the Vissla NSW Pro Surf Series,which also includes eventsat Boomerang Beach, Port Stephens and Maroubra.
 
“The Vissla Central Coast Pro isthe only QS3000-ranked eventin Australia, meaning that competitors can earn more points to qualify for the World Surf LeagueChampionship Tour,”Mr Crouch said.
 
“For the past five years,this has been a highlight of the year for our local community,so it’s fantastic to know the event will be returning in 2021 after what has been a very difficult 2020.
 
“Having hundreds of competitors and spectators descend on Avoca Beach over six days in Marchnot only showcases our beautiful beaches to the world but injects significant tourism dollars into local businesses, accommodation providers,restaurants and retail.”
 
Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres said the NSW Government was proud to support theVissla NSW Pro Surf Series through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.
 
“This year has taken an enormous toll on local communities so it’s great to host eventslike the Vissla NSW Pro Surf Serieswhich will not only provide an economic boost, but send a clear message to the rest of Australia, and the world, that our State is wide open and ready for visitors to enjoy in a COVID-safe way,” Mr Ayres said.
 
The Vissla Central Coast Pro forms part of the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series. In 2021, the Qualifying Series will be a regional tour providing Australian surfers with a pathway towards a coveted spot in the WSL Challenger Series, and ultimately the WSL Championship Tour, where the world’s best surfers compete for the World Title.
 
All events in the Vissla NSW Pro Surf Series will also be webcast through www.worldsurfleague.comand the World Surf League App.


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