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Bells Beach Plaque 2 : 19-09-2013
Bells Beach Plaque 2 : 19-09-2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The plaque commemorates 50 years of surfing contests at Bell's Beach between 1962 and 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:Bells Beach Road, Bells Beach Surfing Reserve, Bells Beach, 3228
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.366367
Long: 144.284779
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1962
Approx. Event End Date:2011


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2011
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This plaque commemorates 50 years of surfing contests at Bells Beach

1962 - 2011

The longest continuously running surfing contest in the world


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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