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 dates 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 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
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
EVENT 9 -Trigg, WA - Jan 28 - 29, 2017 – CLICK HERE TO ENTER
Multiple division entry is permitted.
Wahu Events 1 to 7 - you must be UNDER the specified age as of the 31st Dec 2016.
Wahu Events 8 to 9 - you must be under the specified age as of the 29th Jan 2017.
Please note our Refund Policy.
If your division is full, please register on the RESERVE LIST.
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This is a mobile Event with the location being dependent on the conditions on the day of the Event. The Gold Coast Event Permit covers from The Southport Spit down to Duranbah. Please call our Event Hotline (07) 3030 6388 from 6.30am each morning of the event to find out the exact location and start time.
The RUNNING FORMAT and HEAT DRAW will be posted to this page 2 days prior to the Event.
|Under 12 Girls Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 10 Boys (Parent assist optional) Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 12 Micro Groms Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 14 Boys Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 8 Boys & Girls mixed (Parent Assist) Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 10 Girls (Parent assist optional) Shortboard||$77.00|
|Under 14 Girls Shortboard||$77.00|