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Bells Beach, VIC/AUS (Tuesday 22nd, May 2018): The top Indigenous Australian Surfers are set to gather this weekend on Wathaurong Country at Bells Beach for the 7th annual Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles.
One of the most prestigious events on the Indigenous Surfing Calendar, the event sees over 50 competitors from around the country compete across 6 divisions including Junior Boys and Girls, Open Men and Women, Longboard and Masters.
“It’s amazing for us to have the Australian Indigenous Titles at Bells again this year,” said Surfing Victoria CEO Adam Robertson. “For the Indigenous Titles to run at Bells Beach which has great significance for the Indigenous community is a very special thing.”
“Each year we’ve seen the quality of the field get better and better, I’m really excited to be involved in running this event and see the quality of this years competitors.”
Competitors competing include former event champions Otis Carey (Coffs Harbour, NSW), Russell Molony (Central Coast, NSW), Summer Simon (Kiama, NSW), and Robbie Page (Kempsey, NSW).

The winners of the Open Men and Women events will also gain a wildcard position into the Australian Surf Festival to be held in August this year.
The event will be opened on Friday morning at Bells Beach with a traditional welcome to country along with a smoking ceremony starting at 8am with the surfing to begin at 9am.
The Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles will run from May 25 – 26, 2018 at Bells Beach on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
Live Scoring and Heat Draws can be viewed online at
The Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles is presented by VicHealth, Head Sox, The Victorian Government, The Surf Coast Shire, Corangamite CMA, Wathaurong Co-Op and supported by Play it Safe by the Water, Surfing Australia, Coastalwatch, Farm Foods, ONABAC, Air Asia, Strong Brother Strong Sister, VACSAL, Surf Meal Co. and Atmosphere Events.