SUP Clubs

Surfing Australia in conjunction with our State Associations recognise club surfing as the grassroots of Australian surfing.

The Surfing Australia Boardriders club system

Surfing Australia in conjunction with our State Associations recognise club surfing as the grassroots of Australian surfing. Our purpose is to support our Boardriders Clubs to enable them to lead and develop their members, strengthening the foundation of the surfing pathway. Club competitions teach the skills required to pursue a competitive career and introduce surfers to the benefits of the support and friendship offered by club environment.

The Surfing Australia Boardriders club system is supported by SportAUS and is recognised as the most advanced in the surfing world and is a vital link in the sport development pathway. We are committed to working with the states and the clubs to ensure that the sport of surfing continues to go from strength to strength and maintains its status as a truly iconic Australian pastime.

To find out more about a SUP Club near you, use the search below.

Why Affiliate?

Surfing Australia in partnership with our State Association are initiating an exciting new phase in Club administration and club member management. The Go!Membership Surf Portal with the extra Clubs+ is Surfing Australia’s secure surfing portal which is totally free to all our affiliated clubs throughout Australia.

Go!Membership is the next generation of Membership Management where a positive member experience is at the forefront of design, is easy to navigate and intuitive for the everyday user.

All the normal benefits of being an affiliated Surfing Australia Club applies with our comprehensive Insurance and a range of products and services which are included in our 2021 Tiered Affiliation packages.

For more information on affiliation packages, please contact your State Surfing Association or click here

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CPR Group

CPR Group is stoked to announce that we are Surfing Australia’s preferred provider for governance support to affiliated Boardrider clubs.

Through this exciting partnership, Surfing Australia affiliates have access to:

  • A series of tailored webinars throughout 2023, covering a range of key club and association development topics (SEE BELOW!)

Plus, discounted access to CPR Group Services, including:

  • On-call governance advice and mentoring
  • AGM support and guidance
  • Constitution reviews
  • Strategic planning
  • Conflict resolution
  • Workshops

Surfing Australia and CPR Group will support affiliated Boardrider clubs and associations to build strong and viable organisations, maintain compliance and optimise the surfing experience for everyone involved in this great sport.

CPR Group, has been working closely with Boardrider clubs all across Australia for more than 25 years now. We’ve gained extensive experience in enhancing the capacity of the sport’s valuable governance personnel and have helped numerous clubs run more efficiently. Please register your attendance for the next webinar for registration and access to the previous grants webinar.

Club Resources

Surfing Australia has currently 215 Club and over 120 Surf Schools in our network.

Club Sponsorships Template

It has been identified that most clubs and schools utilise local sponsorships as the main revenue source to keep the club financial.

We have formulated a sponsorship sales kit that any club member can utilise in an approach to local businesses asking for support for your club..

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