Yorke Peninsula SA


Sat 4th November 2017 – Sun 5th November 2017
Registration Open
Tue 8th August 2017 5:00PM
entries close 30 Oct 2017

This is the official Reserve List for the Rip Curl GromSearch 2017/18 Series event in QLD. If your division is full and would like to be put on the reserve list please enter below. There are six available divisions:

  • 16 and under boys
  • 16 and under girls
  • 14 and under boys
  • 14 and under girls
  • 12 and under boys
  • 12 and under girls

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.

The Australian series is made up of five events as well as a National final.

Please note: Participants for the National final are determined from the Rip Curl GromSearch ratings, counting a surfers best 2 results across the series. In addition, the winner from each division in each respective event of the series will be guaranteed entry into the National final. Seeding into the National final will be determined by their best 2 results total on the 2017/18 Rip Curl GromSearch Rankings.

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.

National Ratings Points Structure:

The 2017 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 2017/18 Events

RCGS - EVENT 1 - Jan Juc, VIC - Sept 23 - 25, 2017

RCGS - EVENT 2 - Maroubra, NSW - Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2017

RCGS - EVENT 3 - Trigg / Scarborough WA - Oct 6 - 8, 2017

RCGS - EVENT 4 - Yorke Peninsula, SA - Nov 4 - 5, 2017

RCGS - EVENT 5 - Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 11 - 15, 2017

RCGS - National Final – Wollongong region, NSW - Jan 15 - 17, 2018 


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 16th December, 2017. To enter the 16 and under division you cannot turn 17 or older on or before the 16th December, 2017. 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.

Division Price
12 and Under Girls Shortboard $0.00
12 and Under Boys Shortboard $0.00
14 and Under Girls Shortboard $0.00
14 and Under Boys Shortboard $0.00
16 and Under Girls Shortboard $0.00
16 and Under Boys Shortboard $0.00
Entries Closed