ICONIC Australian beach brand Wahu in partnership with Surfing Australia will be changing the colour of the approaching summer, with the dates for the acclaimed Wahu Surfer Groms Comps released.
In 2016/2017 the nine event series will hit the shores of NSW, QLD, VIC, WA & SA and will once again deliver action packed surfing and good times.
The surfer groms comps cater for the mini, mirco groms (U/8) to the big kids alike (U/14) of any level, and is all about providing a fun, but competitive environment. There will also be loads of prize giveaways and tons of beach games.
Each entrant will receive a Wahu Surfer Groms Comp t-shirt for entering, plus a Wahu beach product.
There will be tons of action throughout each event day with daily award giveaways across the surfing and beach game disciplines, which state branches will be coordinating.
As an added bonus to the series, the winners of the Under 14 divisions at each event will be invited to respective boys’ and girls’ (18 participants total) 3 day “ Wahu Surf Camps” (all-expenses paid) at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre.
For the South Australian and Victorian events, the Wahu Surf Camp prize will be awarded to the highest place U14 Boy & Girl who reside in that respective State.
Surfing Australia invites aspiring groms of any level to come along and have a go via entering any of the nine Wahu Surfer
Groms Comps events below.
Entering an Event:
Due to the high volume of competitors entering each event of the Wahu Surfer Groms Comps, 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 for each State. If a State is hosting multiple events, each event will be staggered on the same respective day as follows;
EVENT 1 - Coffs Harbour, NSW - Sept 10 - 11, 2016 - Entries open Mon July 11 at 5pm AEST
EVENT 2 - Northern Beaches, NSW - Oct 15 - 16, 2016 - Entries open Mon July 11 at 5.15pm AEST
EVENT 3 - Cronulla, NSW - Oct 22 - 23, 2016 - Entries open Mon July 11 at 5.30pm AEST
EVENT 4 - Kiama, NSW - Nov 5 - 6, 2016 - Entries open Mon July 11 at 5.45pm AEST
EVENT 5 - Ocean Grove, VIC - Nov 19 - 20, 2016 - Entries open Tues July 12 at 5pm AEST
EVENT 6 - Fleurieu Peninsula, SA - Nov 26, 2016 - Entries open Wed July 13 at 5pm AEST / equivalent to 4.30pm ACST
EVENT 7 - Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 10 - 11, 2016 - Entries open Thurs July 14 at 5pm AEST
EVENT 8 - Gold Coast, QLD - Jan 10 - 11, 2017- Entries open Thurs July 14 at 5.15pm AEST
EVENT 9 -Trigg, WA - Jan 28 - 29, 2017- Entries open Fri July 15 at 5pm AEST / equivalent to 3pm AWST
2016/17 Wahu Surfer Groms Comps - Series Dates/Linked entry
EVENT 1 - Coffs Harbour, NSW - Sept 10 - 11, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 2 - Northern Beaches, NSW - Oct 15 - 16, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 3 - Cronulla, NSW - Oct 22 - 23, 2016
EVENT 4 - Kiama, NSW - Nov 5 - 6, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 5 - Ocean Grove, VIC - Nov 19 - 20, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 6 - Fleurieu Peninsula, SA - Nov 26, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 7 - Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 10 - 11, 2016 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 8 - Gold Coast, QLD - Jan 10 - 11, 2017 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
EVENT 9 -Trigg, WA - Jan 28 - 29, 2017 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
U/14 Boys and U/14 Girls, U/12 Boys and U/ 12 Girls, U/ 10 Boys (Optional parent assist) and U/10 Girls (Optional parent assist), U/8 Boys and Girls mixed division (Parent assist).
To be eligible to enter Wahu events (events 1-7 of the series) you must be under the specified age as of the 31st December 2016. To enter events (8-9 of the series) you must be under the specified age as of the 29th Jan, 2017. All divisions are limited, with entry allocated on a first in first served basis.
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. All refunds are assessed a $10 admin fee. No refunds are given within 7 days of the event.
|Under 12 Micro Groms Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 10 Boys (Parent assist optional) Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 14 Boys Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 14 Girls Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 12 Girls Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 10 Girls (Parent assist optional) Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 8 Boys & Girls mixed (Parent Assist) Shortboard||$77.00|