For Immediate Release: Final qualifying stop of Rip Curl GromSearch called ON for Friday August 18th at Jennette’s Pier, OBX
Costa Mesa, CA (Aug. 17, 2017): The East Coast GromSearch tour continues on as the fourth and final stop of the 2017 series presented by Banzai Bowls is set to run at Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head, North Carolina this Friday August 19th. With small surf forecasted by Surfline, the groms will be battling classic 1-2 foot east coast summer surf as they hunt for the final remaining GromSearch National Final invitations.
The event will be offering GromSearch competitors not only cash and prizes, The four finalists from each division; 16/U boys, 16/U girls, 14/U boys, and 12/U boys, will all be invited to compete in the National Final, set to be held in California this fall at Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz on October 6th or 7th. The National Champion of Boys and Girls 16/U, will then be awarded an all-expense paid trip to compete in the International Final, which is going on The Search to an undisclosed location in the Spring of 2018.
Keep an eye on Ripcurl.com/gromsearch for all event updates, as we possibly will have to run the event over both Friday and Saturday to maximize the contestable conditions. Stay tuned to Surfline.com for all post-event coverage.
GromSearch could not be possible without the tremendous support of it’s amazing sponsors; Banzai Bowls, FlexFit, POSCA Pens, Hydro Flask, Dragon Alliance Eyewear, Stance, Leus Towels, Surfline, Surface Sun Systems, …Lost Surfboards, and Wahoo’s Fish Tacos.