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waterman sports

The InternationalWindsurfingChampionships

and Waterman Festival are held annually in

February at Silver Sands in Christ Church. .

The Independence Surf Festival takes

place annually in November (dates to be

announced) at the famous Soup Bowl in



The annual Mount Gay Sailing Series takes

place in January. The biggest event of

the Series is the Mount Gay Rum Round

Barbados Race which takes place on Errol

Barrow Day (January 21).

The Old Brigand Rum Regatta will take

place from 18 to 20 May, 2018.

game fishing

Barbados’ International Fishing Tournament

takes place annually at Port St. Charles

Marina in St. Peter. The 2018 event will take

place from 3 to 7 April.


The Barbados International Masters

Football Festival takes place annually over

the Whitsuntide weekend and will take

place from 18 to 21 May, 2018.


The Rugby Barbados World 7s will take

place from 8 to 9 December at Kensington

Oval in Bridgetown. More than a dozen

Senior Men’s, Senior Women’s and U-20

Men’s and Women’s Club teams will take

part. For further details visit:

beach tennis

The second staging of the Barbados Beach

Tennis Open will take place from 26 to 28

October, 2018 (dates to be confirmed). This

is a relatively new sport that is growing

rapidly in the European and South American

regions. Beach tennis combines physical

elements of tennis and beach volleyball

with a fun, party atmosphere.


The Barbados Festival of Cycling is due

to take place in September (dates to be

announced). This event will feature a mix of

road cycling activities culminating in a round

the island sportive entitled the Barbados 360,

and Mountain Bike (MTB) trail rides ending

with a MTB race event.

motor racing

Sol Rally Barbados takes place annually in

May/June. The 2018 event will take place over

the weekends of May 26 to 27 and June 1 to 3.

The Caribbean Motor Racing Championships

are scheduled to take place from 1 to 2

September (dates to be confirmed).

Always an exciting and thrilling event, the

Barbados Festival of Speed is due to take

place in October (dates to be announced).


The annual Sizzlin’ Sand Beach Volleyball

Barbados Sunsplash National Championships

will take place November 3 to 4, 2018.


The annual Barbados International Hockey

Festival will take place August 19 to 25, 2018.

triathlons/distance running

The Barbados Sprint Triathlon and the ITU/

CAMTRI Pan Am Continental Cup Sprint

Triathlon are scheduled to take place in April,

2018 (dates to be announced).

The 29th Annual Barbados National

Triathlon is scheduled to take place

in October (date to be announced).

The annual Run Barbados Series will take

place on the second weekend in December

from 7 to 9, 2018.


The ITF Barbados Junior International

Championships will take place at the National

Tennis Centre in Wildey from 16 to 22 April,