After vital Round Four matchups at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000, finals day is set at Drill Hall Beach.
The women's event got back underway following a lay day and wasted no time posting near-perfection.
The surf-rich culture of Barbados will host its first-ever men and women's Qualifying Series event this April.
The Bajan regains her winning form by taking the first event of the QS season.
After a short-lived rookie season on the Dream Tour, the Bajan is back on the Qualifying Series with a bright outlook.
While the men's event gets underway today, the women gear up for a Saturday start with a pool of talent ready to take on Huntington Beach.
With only six spots available from the Qualifying Series and 10 from the Championship Tour, see who's slated for the big leagues in 2017.
Here's a list of surfers who may (or may not) make next year's CT roster as both the CT and QS season hits the home stretch.
Tyler Wright and Courtney Conlogue put on searing performances to stay in the game, while Coco Ho kicked into a higher gear.
Top seeds take command on a day that required grit to get through.
Stephanie Gilmore, Nikki Van Dijk and more reveal what it's really like behind the scenes of a women's Championship Tour contest.