In Association With Circle One

Surfing - Portrush Open 2015

The 2015 Causeway Coast Surf Festival will host the independent Portrush Open Surf Contest in the following categories.

Mens Open

Open to all male competitors aged 18 and up. (Including Seniors & Masters)

Womens Open

Open to all female competitors aged 18 and up. (Including Seniors & Masters)

Bodyboard Open

Open to all competitors aged 18 and up. (Including Seniors & Masters)


Open to all competitors male or female aged 18 and up.

Under 18's

Open to all boys and girls aged 18 and under.

Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

Open to all competitors male or female aged 18 and up. This will be an open wave riding contest.

How To Enter

Registration at competition site 9am (West Strand, Portrush) Date: Saturday 29th August - First heats in the water planned for 10am; conditions permitting.

You can enter in advance for any of the surf competitions by emailing

Cost of entry for each event category is £10.00

You can also become an annual member of Causeway Coast Surf Club for £30 and enter as many event categories as you want.

You can download the Causeway Coast Surf Club application form here if required. (PDF Document)

Any queries please Email us or Tel: +44 (0)7825 771 149

“The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport.” - Kelly Slater



Saturday 29th August


Sunday 30th August


“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain” - Bob Marley



Details announced soon...

"The yin and yang of a trip. The highs and the lows. The epic rides and the epic falls. Surfing isn’t an easy game to get right."



The Causeway Coast boasts some great artists that are either surfers themselves or are closely involved with the local surfing community, and the festival is proud to be able to showcase some of their work.

Exhibition will be in festival site marquee.

“Beware of artists...They mix with all classes of society and are therefore the most dangerous.”



There is no doubt that the Causeway Coast, and Ireland as a whole, has world class waves. Over recent years local and international photographers have been covering some epic sessions along our coast and around Ireland and this year we have teamed up with Andy Hill of Troggs Surf Shop who is running an exhibition of his photography work during August.

The Arcadia, East Strand - More details coming soon...

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” - Ansel Adams



The main festival event site will be hosted at West Strand in Portrush.
We have arranged plenty of activities and things to see and do on-site including:




The Causeway Coast Surf Festival is being organised and run by The Causeway Coast Surf Club (CCSC) which is the oldest surf club in Northern Ireland and is based in the hub of Northern Irish surfing, Portrush. The club aims to develop surfing as a sport and lifestyle choice for all those who wish to join.

Surfing is one of the fastest growing sports on the Island of Ireland, offering many choices to those who wish to access our ocean. We aim to help all those who wish to enjoy thrill of riding waves on the many top class beaches of the Causeway Coast.

Our membership package offers everything from free use of high quality surf equipment to participation in social events, film nights, contest surfing, beach BBQ's, and all members become part of a supportive and varied network of surfers.

We take an active interest in protecting the local marine environment and are also involved in developing local surf culture, art and music events.

For more information on The Causeway Coast Surf Club check out our website at

About Causeway Coast Surf Club and Festival




Lead Sponsors / Festival Partners

Circle One Surf Company