Woolworths Surfer Grom's Comp hits SA

Some of Australia’s most talented young grom’s will converge at Middleton, Day Street to battle the SA leg of the Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps Series presented by Pic’s Peanut Butter.

Over 50 competitors are expected to compete in the event, which will see some of the nation's most promising young surfers competing for a range of prizes.

“We stoked to present the Woolworths Surfer Grom Comp presented by Pic’s Peanut Butter”, said Craig Potgieter, Surfing SA CEO. “This is where it all starts introducing the grom’s to our pathway for future stars”.

The event will run at Day Street beach, Middleton which is a breeding ground for young surfing talent in SA. Competition kicks off at 8am on Saturday morning with heat draws and the schedule available on the Surfing SA website.

Regarded as one of the major stepping stones in the development of young Australian surfers, the 10-event Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps Series presented by Pic’s Peanut Butter caters for surfers from Under 8 to Under 14 and will be held in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and South Australia over summer.

As an added bonus, the respective winners of the Under 14 boys’ and girls’ divisions from each event will receive an invite to attend an all-expenses-paid, three-day Woolworths Surf Camp at the Surfing Australia High-Performance Centre (HPC). For the South Australian, Victorian and Tasmanian events, the Woolworths Surf Camp prize will be awarded to the highest place Under-14 Boy and Girl who reside in that respective State.

Specialty awards to be provided at each event include the Woolworths Fresh Wave (boy & girl), Pic’s Peanut Butter Star Performers (boy & girl) and AirAsia Air/Wave of the Day.

Each entrant will also receive a Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps Series presented by Pic’s Peanut surfboard sock for entering.

The Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps Series presented by Pic’s Peanut Butter has helped to launch the careers of many of Australia's most promising junior surfers with almost 800 children set to take part in the 2018/19 event series.

For more information, visit Surfing Australia.

Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps 2018/2019 Series presented by Pic’s Peanut Butter schedule:

EVENT 9 -Trigg, WA - Jan 26 - 27, 2019 EVENT 10 - Clifton Beach, TAS - Feb 23, 2019

Cronulla, NSW - Sept 1 - 2, 2018
Northern Beaches, NSW - Sept 8 - 9, 2018 Coffs Harbour, NSW - Oct 7 - 8, 2018 Kiama, NSW - Oct 13 - 14, 2018
Fleurieu Peninsula, SA - Nov 3, 2018 Ocean Grove, VIC - Nov 17 - 18, 2018 Sunshine Coast, QLD - Dec 8 - 9, 2018 Gold Coast, QLD - Jan 9 - 10, 2019