2019 MURPHY HOMES MAROOCHY CLASSIC
AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND 26 & 27 JANUARY 2019
Held on the Australia Day longweekend, Maroochydore beach will be packed with over 600 competitors competing at the Murphy Homes Maroochy Carnival all day on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January 2019.
Each year the event attracts an impressive line-up of competing Ironmen and Ironwomen athletes, including Shannon Eckstein, Matt Poole, Matt Bevilacqua, Harriett Brown, Courtney Handcock, and Maddy Dunn.
Maroochydore SLSC competitors this year at the Murphy Homes Maroochy Classic will include eighteen year old Tiarnee Massie, nineteen year old Matt Palmer, and his brother sixteen year old Adam Palmeer, who last year won the U17 Ironman in Wollongong at 15 years of age.
Each year the event promises to be bigger and better with a prize pool of over $35,000 on offer.
It is the biggest carnival run by the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club and has the largest prize money for a single event and attracts some of the biggest names in the sport.
2019 CARNIVAL ENTRY INFORMATION
Entries open on the SLSA Carnival Manager program on Monday 17th December 2018 at 12.00pm (midday).
All entries must be done via the SLSA Event Management Program via your club. Interstate clubs will need to contact SLSA to arrange access to Qld carnival manager.
2018 OPEN IRON WINNERS
- Matt Bevilacqua
- Shannon Eckstein
- Corey Fletcher
- Lana Rogers
- Courtney Hancock
- Danielle McKenzie
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SURF LIFE SAVING LEGENDS BATTLE IT OUT: It was a sea of hot pink at Maroochydore Beach today as the first day of the Murphy Homes Maroochy Classic kicked off. To read the full article Click Here
SURF BOATS BRAVE WAVES FOR WIN: Conditions may have been rough and tricky, but it was a challenge surf boat crews happily lapped up. With a building 1.5m swell, surf boat crews had to battle waves for up to 200 metres before reaching clean water on the way to the turning buoys, for round two of the BP Wessel Petroleum Queensland Cup at the Murphy Homes Maroochy Classic on the weekend. To read the full article Click Here.
KING AND THE PRINCE: Cooper Williams finished second to Shannon Eckstein in the Murphy Homes Maroochy Classic open ironman at Maroochydore on Sunday. To read the full article Click Here
MAROOCHY CLASSIC LOOMS: The Murphy Homes 40 Maroochy Classic Carnival will be held on on January 30-31. Nathan Greig the Head Coach at Maroochydore SLSC said: “This carnival is a great opportunity for athletes to test themselves against quality opposition and get a gauge of where they are at leading into the championship events. Racing at Maroochydore will give athletes valuable race experience prior to the Aussies.” To read the full article Click Here.
THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS
Murphy Homes, Maroochydore Supporters Club and Surf Life Saving Queensland.
Grill’d Sunshine Plaza, Mail Ezy, Swim Fit Cotton Tree, Cold Rock Ice Creamery Alexandra Headland, Alpha Packaging, Devlin Family, Cyril Thomasson and the Clatworthy Family.