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Commemorates 50 years of surfing contests at Bell's Beach between 1962-2011.
The Bells Beach Surf Classic is a surfing competition which has been held annually at Easter time at Bells Beach, Victoria continuously since 1962 becoming a professional competition in 1973. The contest has had various sponsors over the years, including in 1984 Australian rock band, Australian Crawl. The trophy is in the form of a bell, for the name of the beach.
|Address:||Jacosite Road, Bells Beach Surfing Reserve, Bells Beach, 3228|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.366367|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1962|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2011|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2011|
This plaque commemorates
50 years of surfing contests
at Bells Beach 1962 -2011
The longest continuously running
surfing contest in the world