THE 2016 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the largest event of its kind, will be held on the Sunshine Coast from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 April 2016.
This is the pinnacle calendar event for the Surf Lifesaving community, with thousands of competitors, officials, support teams, media and their families set to call the Coast home for the week.
With over 7000 competitors and their families due to arrive in the heart of Maroochydore for the event, the Sunshine Coast community is about to receive a significant boost to its economy.
‘No Vacancy’ signs will litter the esplanades of Mooloolaba, Alexandra Headland and Maroochydore as the competitors look to secure holiday accommodation within easy walking distance to the event. While for the locals, simply rolling into your favourite restaurant for a quick bite and securing a table maybe a little more challenging than normal.
What does it mean for real estate? Well these competitors come from 313 clubs nationwide and let me tell you, they all love the beach! So why wouldn’t they love the Sunshine Coast? We are renowned as having the finest surf beaches, coupled with our climate and lifestyle, making us the postcard holiday destination in Queensland.
Over the nine days of the championship we as a community are on show at a national level and although most competitors will be walking away with an amazing ‘Aussies’ experience, the successful may leave with a gold medal and for a lucky few maybe even a set of keys to their new holiday home.