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WORLD SURF LEAGUE WSL RELEASES 2017 SCHEDULE

The World Surf League (WSL) has released the 2017 schedule of events covering the men’s and women’s Samsung Galaxy Championship Tours (CT), Qualifying Series (QS), Pro Junior and Longboard tours as well as the WSL Big Wave Tour (BWT).

“With the crowning of John John Florence and Tyler Wright as the 2016 WSL Champions, surfing is being pushed to incredible new heights,” Kieren Perrow, WSL Commissioner, said. “The design of each year’s schedule is to create a varied format of high-quality venues through which we can determine the best surfers on the planet. Very excited to see what next year brings and we may have a few more announcements to make before the season commences.”

2017 World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Championship Tour:
Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast – March 14 – 25, 2017
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro – March 29 – April 9, 2017
Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach – April 12 – 24, 2017
Rio Pro – May 9 – 20, 2017
Fiji Pro – June 4 – 16, 2017
Corona Open J-Bay – July 12 – 23, 2017
Billabong Pro Teahupo’o – August 11 – 22, 2017
Hurley Pro at Trestles – September 6 – 17, 2017
Quiksilver Pro France – October 3 – 14, 2017
Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal – October 17 – 28, 2017
Billabong Pipe Masters – December 8 – 20, 2017

The 2016 WSL Men’s Championship Tour will finish with the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons from December 8 – 20, 2016.

“The WSL remain dedicated to putting the world’s best female surfers on the best waves possible and the 2017 schedule is a reflection of that commitment,” said WSL Women’s Commissioner, Jessi Miley-Dyer. “2016 has been the third year of a stable platform for the WSL Top 17 and I’m really glad that we are able to continue that into next year. Each year we come back to these locations and see an elevation in performance so I’m excited to see what next season delivers.”

2017 World Surf League (WSL) Women’s Championship Tour:
Roxy Pro Gold Coast – March 14 – 25, 2017
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro – March 29 – April 9, 2017
Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach – April 12 – 24, 2017
Rio Women’s Pro – May 9 – 20, 2017
Fiji Women’s Pro – May 28 – June 2, 2017
Vans US Open of Surfing – July 31 – August 6, 2017
Swatch Trestles Women’s Pro – September 6 – 17, 2017
Cascais Women’s Pro – September 21 – October 1, 2017
Roxy Pro France  – October 3 – 14, 2017
Maui Women’s Pro – November 25 – December 6, 2017

The 2016 WSL Women’s Championship Tour is culminating next week at Honolua Bay with the Maui Women’s Pro from November 23 to December 5, 2016.

A full 2017 WSL schedule can be accessed HERE

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