WCJJO World Championships

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The 2017 WCJJO World Championships – Queensland Australia

On the Gold Coast – Beautiful one day, perfect the next

(Home of the 21st Commonwealth Games – next year April 2018 … check-out the final preparations for the event ‘where anything is possible’.)

Following the successful 2015 championships held in Switzerland, planning is well on the way for the next event THIS YEAR 2017 during October … details are:

This Week

Spectators Welcome – Click for details

  • DATES – Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th October 2017  – Commencing early on the Thursday morning and concluding with the awards banquet on the Sunday evening … plus on Monday 30th October a meeting for association delegates.

  • EVENT VENUE  – Tallebudgera Leisure & Gold Coast Recreation Centre – 1525 Gold Coast Highway PALM BEACH, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA.

  • AIRPORT – Distance from Gold Coast (Coolangatta) Airport – (by Public Transport – bus) 14 minutes.


  • ACCOMMODATION – Our recommendation:

  •  Option 1 – ‘Regency on the Beach’ 1483-1489 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach, Queensland 4221.  Located just metres from the event venue, you will be able to walk between the hotel and the event.  Contact details are:     Telephone 61 7 5520 9888     Fax 61 7 5520 9889

    Email: info@regencyonthebeach.com.au        website: www.regencyonthebeach.com.au

  • Option 2 – ’19th Avenue on the Beach’ 2 Nineteenth Avenue, Palm Beach, Queensland 4221.  Located just 1km from the event venue.  Contact details are:     Telephone 61 7 5576 3844     Fax 61 7 5576 3929

    Email: info@19thavenueonthebeach.com.au        website: www.regencyonthebeach.com.au


    Don’t forget to mention your attending the WCJJO Event

  • However the Gold Coast offers a full range of accommodation options … from Caravan Parks with Family Units, to 5-Star Hotels and Resorts …  If you do wish to investigate other options, we suggest you checkout the location of the venue and plan to stay within reasonable travel distance.

  • PLACES TO EAT – The Gold Coast is a tourist city … with plenty of places to eat, from fast food to specialty restaurants … If your planning on a budget, you may wish to consider accommodation that includes units with kitchenette facilities.

  • THINGS TO SEE AND DO – The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations … Famous for its beaches, surf, theme parks, shopping, nightlife and hinterland … just one hour south of Brisbane … The region has 70 kilometres of uninterrupted coastline and is fringed by rain-forest hinterland, including world heritage-listed national parks  …  Famous for its attractive environment, climate and lifestyle … From the iconic Surfers Paradise beach to the dining precincts of Main Beach and Broadbeach, and out to the lush green hinterland, there’s a new experience waiting for you at every turn on the Gold Coast … Theme parks, world-renowned beaches and year-round sunshine are just a few of the reasons 10.5 million visitors flock to this vibrant city each year.


GOLD COAST ATTRACTIONS (if video is not visible click here)




VISA REQUIREMENTS for Australia – There have been some recent changes (April 2017) to Visa requirements in Australia … see the following website links: 

for Visitor visa details and information click this link Department of Immigration and Border Protection   and select your country.


for visa details and information that applies to … ‘participate in high-level sports competitions or sports training programs’ and to participate in activities at the invitation of an Australian organisation, which also relates to officials … see  ‘Temporary Activity Visa (subclass 408)’ check this link  



COMPETITION ENTRY FEES – The individual entry fee is determined by your associations WCJJO membership and will (subject to the important note) be one of the following:

  • Members of associations that have chosen to pay the full membership – pay NO individual competitor entry fee, and competitors may participate in all WCJJO events for which they qualify during the championships.

  • Members of associations that have chosen to pay the reduced membership – the entry fee per competitor will be either £GBP 35.00 or £GBP 65.00 as determined by the associations membership … and on payment competitors may participate in all WCJJO events for which they qualify during the championships.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE – Please be aware that each association is entitled to charge competitors from their association, a fee to offset the costs of their membership and any costs the association may incur through participation.


IF YOUR ASSOCIATION IS NOT A MEMBER – Expressions of interest from associations who are not current members … are invited to either  contact the WCJJO   OR complete an   application form for membership.


COMPETITION RULES – all financial member associations will be provided with a complete copy of the Rules which are also available in the members library … a summary of the rules and divisions is detailed under the tab ANSWERS  Click Here


Participation Agreement Waiver and Indemnity – to be completed and signed by all participants at or prior to the official weigh-in at the event … Waiver Indemnity WCJJO 2017 Australia





Member Associations Please complete and submit the Participation Summary for your association on or as soon as possible after 1st May 2017 and before the deadline … Click Here


Member Associations – Individual Registration Please complete and submit an Individual Competitor Registration … Click Here … this may be submitted later than the ‘Member Associations’ form, and we will be in contact with you after receiving this.


Why not plan to stay awhile and enjoy the hospitality and some of the attractions the Gold Coast has to offer, in addition to the surf and great beaches.


Event Venue Location – Palm Beach

Event Venue

Aerial of the venue and Burleigh Heads National Park

Coastline view from Burleigh Heads National Park

G:link light rail – video click image

Theme Park – Sea World – click image
Theme Park – Movie World – click image

Theme Park – Dream World – click image
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – click image
Whale watching season May to November
Gold Coast Hinterland – video click image