Thank you 2023! Love from Gumby.

Back in December 1978, Robert Ironside, Roger Marshall, and a bunch of locals who were obsessed with surfing the unique banks, channels, angles and swell directions of Queenscliff, ran a surfing contest. It was the start of our boardrider’s club, and from all accounts, it was a pretty loose arrangement. But if you look at […]

She’s Electric!

Hyundai She’s Electric IS BACK for season 2 and we want to see your boardrider club involved!! Hyundai She’s Electric not only aims to uncover Australia’s best female surfing talent, but to continue pushing female surfing forward. This year, by taking the competition online to allow more women to enter! Dates Entries Open: 9th October […]

Get QBC into the SurfAid Cup!

SurfAid is all about supporting the people in the places we love to go. Their work in Indonesia and Solomon Islands has given a better life to so many people who share their waves and cultures with us when we travel. QBC is raising money to help this work, and if we are able to […]

Repping for your club

There’s a LOT of opportunities coming up to represent yourself and QBC competitively in the next few months. Please have a look at the calendar here. Apart from QBC Comps, we have all the SurfingNSW events, Surftag Series, Kirra Teams, QBC Tag Team, The ABB, The Lifeline Classic and the SurfAid Cup. There’s lots coming […]

Annual QBC Grom Camp @ Tiona Park

Calling all QBC Groms. The annual QBC Grom Camp @ Tiona Holiday Park is on again in 2023. Dates: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September (This is the only weekend in the calendar where Tiona could host us, and weekend NSW Surfing appears to have no events planned. So let’s go. Location: Tiona Holiday Park, Pacific […]

QBC Judging Course (with Pizza)

What: QBC Judging Course When: 27 July 2023, 6:30pm Where: Queenscliff SLSC Who: Any QBC Member who’s interested in becoming a better judge. RSVP: PLEASE RSVP HERE (MEMBERS ONLY) Get your froth on, and join Ex-WSL Judge and Queeny legend Nick Collakides for a judging workshop. We’ll go through QBC video footage to break down […]

QBC and our Environment

At the July Contest there was something that you didn’t notice. That was the noise of the generator. QBC needs a fair amount of electricity to run our comp days, and so we’ve always used a petrol fuelled generator that we can plug into. That keeps the heat lights working, recharge the judge’s iPads, hooter […]

Team Gumby at Seas The Day Festival

Congratulations to the Women’s Team Gumby who competed in the Seas The Day Festival up in Kingscliff. An incredible event and weekend. Our opens team (Audrey, Chloe, and Nath) with a solid Qtrs finish, and the Jnr team (Dahlia, Charley, and young Val) following along closely and ready to bring it home next year!

Mark Tickle takes the NSW O55 Title

Long time Gumby and competitive master Mark Tickle has taken the big WIN at the NSW Masters State Titles. Ticks is a past Australian o50’s Champion, but this is his first title win at the very competitive NSW SurfMasters State Titles event, held at the always beaut Boomerang Beach. With small clean conditions and tricky […]

Forever A Gumby – QBC Memorial

Formerly known as the Adam Baker Memorial… The June Memorial Contest holds a sacred place in our QBC history as we honor those who have made a lasting impact on our club and community. This is a special point-scoring club contest where QBC pays tribute to some of our unforgettable lost Gumbys. In the QBC […]