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21st March 2020
On 21st March, Sussex Inlet will be welcoming over 120 competitors to compete in the Surf N Turf South Coast Bushfire Appeal. The charity event will see 32 teams of 4 compete for major prizes in a combined surfing and golf event, with 100% of the entry fees being donated to the Ocean and Earth South Coast Bushfire Appeal. The event aims to raise over $20,000.
The surfing event will see each team compete in a tag team style event. Teams will surf against each other in a hour long heat, where each surfers best two waves will count. The team with the highest score will be announced the surfing winners.
The golf event will be nine holes played under ambrose rules. Each player takes a shot. Team will then decide which ball is best placed and all players will play from that placement. Team with the lowest score will be announced as golfing winners.
Teams will be awarded points for the position they come in each surfing and golf, with the points added together to announce an overall winner for the day. Winners will take home major prizes, and each competitor will receive a prize pack. In addition there will be other fun activities and giveaways during the day.More info: surfingaustralia.com.au
2nd Saturday Monthly
Situated at the Church Hall and Peace park, in the main shopping district on Jacobs Drive (next to the cinema).
Held 1st weekend of January
A day of fun and markets for the community. Come and see the rubber ducks race down the inlet in front of the RSL club at the end of Jacobs Dr. Try your luck, buy a duck and win some buck.
Held in February
Bare foot bowls, sausage sizzles, variety stalls, a golfing day, street parade, dragon boats and the Care Flight helicopter all feature in this fun filled three day event.
Held in February
Come see the boats race across St Georges Basin with their spinnakers flying, new entrants and supporters always welcome. More info: sibyc.com.au
Easter Long Weekend
For all the kids in the faimly. Held at the RSL Club at the end of Jacobs Dr
Held in April
Come and see the Ford Performance Vechicles, Holden Special Vechicles, Mustangs, Monaros,vintage and retros cars. On the reserve on the river side of the 'Bowlo' you can view your dream cars!
Held in May
Fireworks and live entertainment provide a wonderful night for the whole faimly
Held at the end of May
Beach, Rock, Ocean and Estuary fishing competition. If you love your fishing get amongst the $5000 cash and prizes. Mystery weights as well as largest target species. Entry includes lunch both days. Adults and juniors welcome. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Held in July
A fishing competition in which all the family can participate, with over $25,000 in valuable prizes including cash to be won. The emphasis is on children enjoying the joys of fishing in a family atmosphere. Competitors can fish from the river bank, a boat, inside the basin or out in the ocean or off the rocks. This event is the longest running event of its type in Australia.
Held in June
It's celebration of the 140th anniversary of the arrival of Jacob Ellmoos to Sussex Inlet. Jacob Ellmoos came from the little Danish village of Ensted,near Hostrup, Aabenraa. The festival celebrates the first European settlers of our beautiful area of the Shoalhaven and will showcase local businesses, viking village and camp with tents and fire pit, cooking displays, viking games, armoured combat, knattleikr (kind of like medieval football), wrestling, crafts, rides for the kids, Scandinavian food, live music & entertainment and much more.... More info: vikingfestival.com.au
Held in Feburary
Join us in Sussex Inlet for the second Colour Fun Run along the picturesque waterfront, whilst raising vital funds for Careflight. The event will cover approx 3.5km between Badgee Bridge in the north and Chris Creek Bridge in the south. Participants can run, walk or stroll their way along the course and enjoy lot of fun, music and colour>
October Long Weekend
A great family day with free admission, carnival rides, food & variety stalls, local ambulance, RFS displays, Dragon Boats and other entertainment.
Held in October
A fun filled pink themed night at the RSL Club to raise funds for Sussex Inlet Cancer Support Group who provide all kinds of support to the local community
Held in November
Honesty based catch and release competition. Target species Dusky Flathead. Lunch provided after a great day spent on the water trying to land that once in a lifetime fish. More info: email@example.com