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Angourie Boardriders Wins the Inaugural Usher Cup, Dakota Walters from Angourie takes out the mens, Audrey Styman-Lane from D’Bah takes out the womens.
After almost two years in the making, the inaugural Usher Cup has been run and won, but perhaps the biggest impact this incredible three-day surf contest will have is far removed from the water.
Today, as the competitions heats concluded and surviving competitors prepared for the finals, the contest Director was hailed the inaugural contest a huge success.
It’s been another epic day of surfing at the Usher Cup with a number of shock exits and incredible performances as the men’s competition got underway in fantastic conditions at Rainbow Bay.
Another beautiful Gold Coast day for the start of the Usher Cup men’s competition. Amongst the competitors, former professional surfer, turned DJ, Paul Fisher.
Usher Cup and Contest Director Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew couldn’t be happier with the conditions at Rainbow Bay.
It’s the little surf contest with big picture thinking and the inaugural Usher Cup has proved to be a huge success.
Jaggar Bartholomew, surfed his first heat of the men’s competition on day two of the inaugural Usher Cup, but was far from happy with his performance.
The Usher Cup could have unearthed a star of the future with Callum Robson stunning judges with the quality of his heat surf.
Thomas Carvalho has emerged as a major threat after the first heats of the Usher Cup men’s competition with the Snapper Rocks Board rider dominating his opening heat held in good conditions at Rainbow Bay.
The inaugural Usher Cup surf contest hosted by Snapper Rocks Boardriders Club kicked off in near perfect conditions at Rainbow Bay on the Gold Coast today.
Former WSL World Champion Mark Occhilupo has spent the opening day of the inaugural Usher Cup commentating and watching as some of the country’s leading female surfers tackle the waves at Rainbow Bay.
Two years in the making, the inaugural Usher Cup is underway following a touching indigenous welcome to country ceremony.
Print n Wear is a silkscreen printing company based on the Gold Coast that prides itself on the creation of real products, produced by real people, here on the Gold Coast.
Surfing Life is an independent, reader-supported magazine that provides surf content unique to what is available on the internet.
Forget the traditional stubby cooler, Snapp Wrappa’s are the new, extremely cool, versatile accessory that will be available at the inaugural Usher Cup Surf Contest.
Usher Cup Co-Founder Theodore Vairaktaris and Contest Director Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew paid a visit to the Perry Cross Foundation’s research facility.
For over a hundred and five years, Oldfields have established a reputation as one of Australia’s most trusted and iconic paint and scaffold brands.
North End BRC is the Gold Coast’s northernmost club. Having celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2016, North End is well established in the community.
For over 27 years, Mortgage Choice has been helping Australians with their financial needs by delivering a range of financial choices teamed with trusted expert advice.
Lindores Construction Logistics is a family owned crane hire, maintenance and engineering company based on the Gold Coast.
The Kirra Surfriders Club was founded in 1962 by local surfers within the area. It was the first association of its sorts within Queensland.
Sustainable building company, Eco-Essence Homes is committed to the production of unique and beautiful residential property designs, using eco-friendly resources.
Burleigh Boardriders Club was established in 1965 and is fixated in the beautiful Burleigh Heads and are dedicated to the development of up and coming surfers.
Usher Cup is proud to be supporting the amazing work of the Starlight Foundation whose primary goal is to bring happiness and joy to children who are facing the fear, stress and pain of serious illness. 
Youth Insearch runs one of the most successful youth intervention programs in Australia working with at risk youth aged 14 to 20 to help them turn their disadvantages into advantages and enabling them to reach their full potential.
TJM Group is a leading scaffold service provider in Queensland and New South Wales that provides quality and cost-effective solutions.
NAC are one of the largest wall and ceiling contractors in Queensland and are widely recognised by builders, suppliers, architects and key project clients as the market leader.
Born in Newcastle, New South Wales, in 1979, Inspirations Paint is Australia’s largest network of paint stores, boasting over 130 locations across the country. 
Established in 2009, The Get Group provides a professional, dynamic and contemporary approach to all industrial projects they are involved with.
Wattyl is an Australian-based company specialising in the production and marketing of architectural and decorative paints and special purpose, protective coatings.
One Sector is the product of three generations of builders on the Gold Coast and is a market leader in industrial construction.
Based in Nerang on the Gold Coast, One Source Flooring specialise in the supply and installation of Carpet, Vinyl and Floating Floors.
Nestled in the beach-side town of Byron Bay, Space Yoga offers progressive Yoga & Pilates Movement Classes which incorporate breathing techniques, cardio and abdominal work.
As a part of Australia’s largest and most innovative product manufacturers, Austral Masonry produce blocks that suit a wide range of products.
From Cairns, to the Gold Coast, West to Longreach and throughout Northern New South Wales, Flexihire have the machinery market covered.
This year’s Usher Cup competitors will be wearing Triple-X rashies. Triple-X is a proudly 100% Australian-owned and family-operated business.
Located in stunning Pottsville on the far north coast, Black Rocks Boardriders Club is a relative newcomer to the competitive surf scene, the club formed in 2016.
Coolum Boardriders is one of the most respected clubs in the country is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Point Lookout Boardriders Club is a volunteer-run community that fosters a love of surfing amongst youth and families.
The Palm Beach Boardriders club has been an integral part of the Gold Coast surfing community since the 1960s.
Cabarita Boardriders is the definition of a grassroots surfing club.  The club first began in 1985 as an underground family-orientated club.
The Noosa Board riders’ origins date back to 1968 and has become one of the most iconic board riding club in Australia.
Usher Cup sponsor, Dickies, has been at the forefront of the work-wear and Street apparel industry for over 9 decades.
Usher Cup sponsor, Baxta Industries, was born from the desire to provide an outstanding alternative to the commercial paint and render industry, to break monopolies, and create competition.
Usher Cup sponsor, King Brown Pomade are an Australian owned and produced collection of modern classic male grooming products that embody quality and tradition.
Currumbin Alley Boardriders is made up of a group of passionate surfers based on the Gold Coast, who meet regularly for competitions and surf sessions.
Founded in Australia, 2020 by ex NRL player Chris Walker, Usher Cup sponsor the Kumul Group is a plant equipment hire company which operates in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Established in 1946, Usher Cup sponsor, Mulford Plastics has been instrumental in pioneering much of today’s plastics applications through the Asia Pacific Region.
New South Wales’ northernmost beach, Duranbah beach, is one of two stunning locations chosen to host the inaugural Usher Cup, a three-day surf event showcasing amateur surfers.
Usher Cup sponsor, All Aspects Abseiling is passionate about rope access and construction with extensive experience in project and site management.
Peter’s mission has always been to build stronger leaders so they can live better lives, and as a result, in 2003, he established Leadership Dynamics Australia.
Snapper Rocks is a small rocky outcrop located on the northern side of Point Danger, at the southern end of Rainbow Bay and forms the first part of the “Superbank” surf break.
Since February 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the global sporting community – physically, financially and mentally. Usher Cup brings much-needed relief to athletes’ mental health.
Usher Cup sponsor, Future Interior Linings is a family-owned and operated business providing plastering and interior linings across Brisbane and South East Queensland.
D’bah Boardriders was formed in 2008 by a group of mates from the local area that wanted to bring the fun back into club surfing.
Established in 1988, Usher Cup sponsor, Universal Sheet Metal is an industry leading ductwork manufacturer and installer based on the Gold Coast.
Usher Cup Sponsor, Radcliffs Law has been a Gold Coast fixture since 2008. Specialising in business and corporate structures, they provide expert legal advice.
Yaroomba are certainly the new kids on the block. Established in 2015 by a group of mates, over the past few years they have experienced significant growth.
With 21 Board riders’ clubs from Coffs Harbour to Noosa set to contest the three-day event, surfers can expect mostly favourable conditions in and out of the water.
Usher Cup Gold Sponsor, Sands Projects, or the S&S Group as it is affectionately known sets out to combine luxury living with sensible designs.
The Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that’s vision is to find a cure for paralysis.
Camp Quality is one of Australia’s favourite children’s charities, providing children battling cancer with moments of pure joy, comfort, and most importantly a break from their day-to-day struggles.
It’s not just a tag line, Wayne Rabbit Bartholomew truly is the God Father of Australian Surfing!
Based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast, Gap Pro provides caulking and gap sealing solutions and is a proud sponsor of the Usher Cup.
BCS Broking Pty Ltd is a proud sponsor of Usher Cup and was established by Shane Stewart and specialises in insurance broking and surety bonds for the construction, mining and related industries.
Established in January 1998, Usher Cup sponsor, Fraser Financial Services is a Gold Coast based mortgage and financial brokering service.
Born in Hossegor on the South West coast of France, Usher Cup sponsor, SUNDAY Collab is an independent coffee, tea and lifestyle brand committed to reducing harmful environmental impacts on the planet.
Dulux are proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural Usher Cup and were one of the first respondents when Usher Group CEO Theodore Vairaktaris issued the event prospectus.
Theodore Vairaktaris is one of the Gold Coast’s most passionate, ambitious and successful entrepreneurs.
Proud sponsor of the Usher Cup 2021, Altran is a Gold Coast based shopfitting, construction and project management company providing specialised service, competitive pricing, complete project management and coordination.
Usher Cup partner sponsor, Hutchinson Builders is Australia’s largest privately-owned construction company and has been building the structures in which Australians live, work, study, shop and play since 1912.
Usher Cup partner sponsor, Washbox, is an Australian invention that provides a site based, totally closed loop tool wash solution for all construction and maintenance sites that require washout facilities for wet trades.
Based in Caloundra, WindanSea Surf Club recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. The Sunshine Coasters have enjoyed significant success and nurtured some of the sport’s biggest names including World Champion Joel Parkinson.
The Snapper Rocks Surfriders Club is proud to be hosting the inaugural Usher Cup from the 29th to the 31st of January 2021. Established in 1964, the Snapper rocks Surf Riders Club, (SRSC) has competing for over thirty years.
North Shore Boardriders are Australia’s best surfing club! It’s an honour bestowed on them by the Australian surf community in May this year.
Established in June 1992, MNM Board riders originally filled the void left by the old Miami board riders club, however expanded their territory to cover the area from Mermaid Beach through to Miami.
Like their cousins north of the border, the LEBA Board Riders also enjoy giving back to the community, and pride themselves on the creation of a club full of great people.
Established in 1963, the Kingscliff Boardriders Club is a community club with family at heart. The club has enjoyed windows of success during their fifty-seven years.
From the 29th to 31st January 2021 at Snapper Rocks or D-Bah, Usher Cup – an event with equal prize money for local junior surfing talent is coming.