Mandurah Wedge: the ABA Tour is back to Perth | Photo: Woolacott/Surfing Australia

The Australian Bodyboarding Association (ABA) has announced the full schedule for the 2017 ABA Tour.

The Australian bodyboarding circuit will return to the Mandurah Wedge, in Western Australia, a high-performance break located in Perth.

"We work hard each off season to lock down locations that showcase bodyboarding in the finest light. We are also very excited to be working with the APB World Tour next year on some announcements over the next few months," revealed Dylan Beach, ABA's general manager.

Joe Clarke, the winner of the last year's ABA Tour, will return to defend his title. The 2017 journey includes no less than five stages. The season starts in February and ends in June.

ABA is also running the 2016/2017 Big Wave Awards. The competition's waiting period runs from June 1st, 2016, to February 1st, 2017, and will crown riders who take on waves of consequence.

2017 ABA Tour | Schedule

Good Earth WA Pro | February 3th-5th
Inverted DBah Pro | April 14th-16th
SWS Mystics Pro | May 5th- 7th
Sun Zapper Knights Pro | May 26th-28th
Bodyboard King Northern Beaches Pro | June 16th-18th

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