Rip Curl Grom Search 2016 - Events

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE COMPLETED 2016 RCGS RATINGS

The Rip Curl GromSearch is a worldwide series of events designed for grommets. The GromSearch Series runs in 10 different countries with over 5,000 competitors worldwide.

PLEASE NOTE: SURFING AUSTRALIA DOES NOT TAKE ENTRIES FOR THIS SERIES – PLEASE FOLLOW THE STATE PAYMENTS LINKS BELOW TO ENTER RESPECTIVE EVENTS - ENTRY OPENINGS WILL BE STAGGERED STARTING WITH EVENT 1/ JAN JUC, VIC ON MONDAY JUNE 13, 2016 AT 5PM (AEST), PLEASE SEE ENTERING AN EVENT SECTION BELOW; 

The Australian series is made up of five events as well as a National final (ratings based qualification ONLY) Some incredible surfers have come through the series including current WSL World Tour athletes Gabriel Medina,  Stephanie Gilmore, Jordy Smith, Matt Wilkinson, Owen Wright, Sally Fitzgibbons, Kolohe Andino, Nat Young and Felipe Toledo. 

Conditions:
The Rip Curl GromSearch is a worldwide series of events designed especially for grommets. From Australia to America it gives groms the centre stage to show everyone what they’ve got.

To be eligible to enter GromSearch events you must be the specified age or under as of the 17th December, 2016. To enter the 16 and under division you cannot turn 17 or older on or before the 17th December, 2016. All divisions are limited, with entry allocated on a first in first served basis. Participants may enter one division in all events and must satisfy the age clarifications.

Refund policy:  
A refund is only available if advised that a competitor cannot attend the respective event 14 days prior and a valid doctor’s certificate is provided.

Entering an Event:
Due to the high volume of competitors entering each event of the Rip Curl GromSearch each respective event entry opening will be staggered to allow individuals the opportunity to enter multiple events in the series.

Please note: To save confusion all Entry Opening Times will run off Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Each event entry opening will be staggered on consecutive days as follows; Mon June 13 at 5pm AEST, Tues June 14 at 5pm AEST, Wed June 15 at 7pm AEST, Thursday June 16 at 5.30pm AEST & Friday June 17 at 5pm AEST;

  • EVENT 1 - Jan Juc, VIC - Sept 17 - 19, 2016

(Entries open Mon June 13 at 5pm AEST)

  • EVENT 2 - Maroubra, NSW - Sep 24 - 27, 2016

(Entries open Tues June 14 at 5pm AEST)

  • EVENT 3 - Trigg / Scarborough WA - Oct 7 - 9, 2016 

(Entries open Wed June 15 at 7pm AEST / equivalent to 5pm AWST)

  • EVENT 4 - Yorke Peninsula, SA - Nov 12 - 13, 2016 

(Entries open Thurs June 16 at 5.30pm AEST / equivalent to 5pm ACST)

  • EVENT 5 - Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 12 - 16, 2016 

(Entries open Fri June 17 at 5pm AEST)

National Ratings Points Structure:
The 2016 Rip Curl GromSearch series utilises a unique ratings system for all divisions. A competitor’s top two results from across the Nation-wide series will determine their overall placing in the respective division.
- Event with over 130 competitors - ratings points start at 2150 points for first place
- Event with over 90 competitors - ratings points start at 2000 points for first place 
- Event with under 90 competitors - ratings points start at 1500 points for first place 

Rip Curl GromSearch 2016/17 Events 
EVENT 1 - Jan Juc, VIC - Sept 17 - 19, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 2 - Maroubra, NSW - Sep 24 - 27, 2016 - CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 3 - Trigg / Scarborough WA - Oct 7 - 9, 2016 - CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 4 - Yorke Peninsula, SA - Nov 12 - 13, 2016 - CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 5 - Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 12 - 16, 2016 - CLICK HERE TO ENTER
National Final - North Narrabeen - Jan 16 - 18, 2017 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW NAT FINAL RESULTS

PLEASE NOTE: SURFING AUSTRALIA DOES NOT TAKE ENTRIES FOR THIS SERIES – PLEASE FOLLOW THE STATE PAYMENTS LINKS ABOVE TO ENTER RESPECTIVE EVENTS - ENTRY OPENINGS WILL BE STAGGERED STARTING WITH EVENT 1/ JAN JUC, VIC ON MONDAY JUNE 13, 2016 AT 5PM (AEST), PLEASE SEE ENTERING AN EVENT SECTION ABOVE 

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