J-Bay's return to the WCT calendar is now just a month away. With Fiji done and dusted and wave-wise somewhat underwhelming, all world tour froth heads will be impatiently hoping South Africa's world-class right-hander finally puts this year's sub-par swell servings right and returns in glorious fashion. But for now, here's what some on the tour guys had to say about the return of Jeffrey's Bay.

Round 1 Heat Draw:

Heat 1: Mick Fanning (Aus), Sebastian Zietz (Haw), Dion Atkinson (Aus)

Heat 2: Taj Burrow (Aus), Fred Patacchia (Haw), Matt Wilkinson (Aus)

Heat 3: Joel Parkinson (Aus), Kai Otton (Aus), Raoni Monteiro (Bra)

Heat 4: Michel Bourez, Adrian Buchan (Aus), Brett Simpson (USA)

Heat 5: Gabriel Medina (Bra), Adam Melling (Aus), wild card

Heat 6: Kelly Slater (USA), Mitch Crews (Aus), wild card

Heat 7: Nat Young (USA), Miguel Pupo (Bra), Aritz Aranburu (Esp)

Heat 8: Adriano de Souza (Bra), CJ Hobgood (USA), Alejo Muniz (Bra)

Heat 9: Josh Kerr (Aus), Filipe Toledo (Bra), Tiago Pires (PRT)

Heat 10: Jordy Smith (SA), Owen Wright (Aus), Jadson André (Bra)

Heat 11: John John Florence (Haw), Bede Durbidge (Aus), Jérémy Florès (Fr)

Heat 12: Kolohe Andino (USA), Julian Wilson (Aus), Travis Logie (SA)