2019 Top Sporting Events To Be Held In Brisbane

Brisbane, being Australia’s third most populous city and capital of Queensland, has so much to do and see. This city is defined by a youthful vitality, vibrant love of the outdoors and energised spirit. There are many sporting events that are happening in this young bustling city, so if you are a sports lover, you have come to the right place! The events are well-received and supported by many, not solely Australians but from all over the world. So if you are in Brisbane to attend the sports events or your trip falls during the dates of the events, it is advisable that you hire private buses to get you to your destination without hassle. Hiring private buses is both environmentally friendly and is more cost-efficient too! Check out the best deals for travelling within Brisbane.

Brisbane is well loved for its beautiful city, its sun, sand and sea. Most of the travellers who visited Brisbane would understand its obsession for the sunny beach and outdoor events. There are countless activities to do in the city, and more international and world-class level events that are within or nearby Brisbane. Take your pick from the many sporting events happening right within. Challenge yourself to one of the events below, take up a sport and outdo yourself. There is no competition bigger than yourself. Most of the events are all inclusive – with categories open for the kids and the master-ages. Nobody is being left out in the fun.

Australian Surf Life Saving Championship

This is an annual event where members from over 300 surf clubs meet to compete in more than 400 events in the ultimate battle against sun, surf and chaff. Australian Surf Life Saving Championship is the largest events of its kind. The events will be conducted in 3 categories, namely the Youth Championships, Masters and Open Championships.

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

Surfers flock from across the globe to ride the coastline in Gold Coast of Australia. Situated at Collangatta, the world famous Superbank will be the main site of the competition. For 40 years and beyond, it has been a bedrock of professional surfing thanks to its ample supply of waves allowing surfers to showcase their surfing skills and performance away from the crowd of cheering fans.

UCI Gran Fondo World Series

Known as the Tour de Brisbane, this is both a recreational as well as a competitive cycling event. As UCI Gran Fondo World Series continues to gain popularity with Australians, 5 new events have been added to this world series. They are namely Brisbane Grandfondo, La Bourgogneis, Granfondo Rio De Janeiro, Cache Granfondo, Granfondo Russia and 2019 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Poznan, Poland. By completing the race as the top quarter, you will have an opportunity to represent your country at the World Championships held in Poland.

Adina Polocrosse World Cup

Competitors from eight different countries – Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Ireland, United Kingdoms, United States of America, Zambia and Ireland will meet at Morgan Field in Warwick for the Adina Polocrosse World Cup. Requiring extremely good hand-eye coordination and teamwork between the horse and rider as well as excellent horsemanship, this is an action-packed game.

NRL Brisbane Magic Round

For the first time in rugby league Australia history, Magic Round Brisbane is coming to Brisbane in Suncorp stadium! There will be an amazing 8 games of rugby leagues in one stadium over a single weekend. Yes, you heard it right, that is all the games in a single round at one stadium. It will be heaven for the weekend for the die-hard rugby lovers.

IRF World Rafting Championship

Teams from more than 50 countries are taking their raft to the waters for the IRF World Rafting Championships, this is truly an international event that is exhilarating to watch! For the first time ever, the championships is held in Australian. Feast your eyes and join the teams as they conquer the iconic Tully River.

Great Barrier Reef Masters Game

Now into their fourth game, this biannual event attracts 2,000 master-aged men and woman to participate in 20 individual and team sports events. Great Barrier Reef Masters Game is the epitome of never giving up and the spirit of competition never dies. Watch and support our veterans nail the sports as they share the camaraderie of sports with competitors across the wider Asia Pacific Region.

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival

6 gruelling days and tightly stacked schedule, the Cairns airport adventure festival features an event for everyone! The festival packs Ironman 70.3, Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge, RRR Mountain Bike Challenge, Quiksilver reef swim – Green Island, McDonald Ironkids Cairns and The Cairns Post Bright Night Run, an event for each on the different age categories. Set in the most iconic tropical locations, you may at least enjoy the picturesque scenes as you indulge yourself in the race before you end in the heart of Cairns.

Gold Coast Marathon

Gold Coast Marathon is a world class international marathon that attracts close to 30,000 participants from all walks of life. Holding runs from 5 different categories, there is a run for everyone depending on their fitness level. Known to be the world’s flattest, most scenic and fastest course along this charming city’s beaches, more than half of the athletes have achieved their personal best times every year!

Impressed by the upcoming sporting events that Brisbane has lined up for you in 2019? There are so many events throughout the year, you will find one that fits right into your schedule! The events are held within and nearby Brisbane, do not fret over how to get there as you can check out private buses for hire to help transport you and your friends to and from the sporting events. Leave the driving to the professionals while you get ready to enjoy the sporting events!

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