The 2017 WSL season has started and Portugal will again hold more then a handful of great events. Both Men and Women will be able to compete in Pro Junior, QS, Longboard, and CT events, and there will (again) be Big Wave Tour event.

The first stop will be in Costa da Caparica, Almada, in April with the Caparica Pro. The event offers 1.000 points for each of the 6 categories. Next up the tour goes further North for the Santa Cruz Pro, a QS event upgraded from 1.000 points last year to 3.000 points. A couple of month later the Longboard Tour gets back to Portugal for the 1.000 point Longboard Pro Gaia, followed by the Junior Pro Espinho, a couple of weeks later.

Up next will be the Azores Airlines Pro, a 6.000 QS event QS for men and 1.500 Women’s QS event. Back to the mainland, the Cascais Billabong Pro will offer 10.000 QS points to the winner and is followed by the Cascais Women’s Pro, a Women’s Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour event.

Peniche will again hold the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal a Men’s Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour event, the longest running WSL event in Portugal, followed the Nazaré Challenge, with a waiting period that goes from the 15th of October until the 31st of December.

2017 events
Caparica Pro – April 10 – 15
– Men’s Junior Tour – 1.000
– Women’s Junior Tour – 1.000
– Men’s Qualifying Series – 1.000
– Women’s Qualifying Series – 1.000
– Men’s Longboard Tour – 1.000
– Women’s Longboard Tour – 1.000

Santa Cruz Pro – April 25 – 30
– Men’s Qualifying Series – 3.000

Longboard Pro Gaia – Jun 09 – 11 (tentative)
– Men’s Longboard Tour – 1.000
– Women’s Longboard Tour – 1.000

Junior Pro Espinho – Jun 22 – 25 (tentative)
– Men’s Junior Tour – 1.000
– Women’s Junior Tour – 1.000

Azores Airlines Pro – Sep 05 – 10 (tentative)
– Men’s Qualifying Series – 6.000
– Women’s Qualifying Series – 1.500

Cascais Billabong Pro – Sep 26 – Oct 5 (tentative)
– Men’s Qualifying Series – 10.000

Cascais Women’s Pro – Sep 27 – Oct 5 (tentative)
– Women’s Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour

MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Oct 20 – 31
– Men’s Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour

Nazaré Challenge – Oct 15 – Dec 31
– Men’s Big Wave Tour