The Rip Curl GromSearch is Back!... An International Series of events for male and female surfers aged 16 years and under.
Rip Curl is excited to announce their 14th Annual GromSearch series launching in April this year. The Rip Curl GromSearch series are youth surfing events that include boys and girls divisions in 16 and under, 14 and under, and 12 and under age groups, commonly referred to as “groms”, the aim of the GromSearch is to nurture and recruit the next generation of surfers at a grassroots level.
Event Dates & Event News
Series 1 – Areguling, Lombok, 22nd & 23rd April 2017 Series 2 – Cimaja, West Java - May 13th & 14th
Series 3 – Canggu, Bali, September 23rd & 24th
Rip Curl Grom Search – National Final - Somewhere October 21st & 22nd
The Rip Curl GromSearch series has been a great stepping stone for the recent champions of our sport. Former International GromSearch competitors who are currently competing on the WSL Championship Tour include: Gabriel Medina, Owen Wright, Jordy Smith, Kolohe Andino, Felipe Toledo, Steph Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Tyler Wright, Malia Manuel, Laura Enever and Alana Blanchard.