The Rip Curl GromSearch series will go from strength to strength in 2012, with 12 stops to be held in Europe, in 4 countries: United Kingdom, France, Portugal and Spain. This year’s competition will finish in style, with the European Final taking place during the Rip Curl Pro, Peniche, Portugal (10-21 October).
Born in 1999 in Torquay, Australia, the Rip Curl GromSearch is a competition for young surfers under 16 years of age. Competitions are held simultaneously in different regions around the world : Brazil, Australia, Indonesia, South Africa, New Zealand, USA and Europe, and culminate in the international final, which traditionally forms part of the legendary Rip Curl Pro Bell’s Beach in Australia (next edition April 2013).
The Rip Curl GromSearch is open to boys and girls, and is organised into 6 categories:
- Under 12s (born after 2000)
- Under 14s (born between 1998 & 1999)
- Under 16s (born between 1996 & 1997)
- Porthcawl: 9-10 June
- Newquay: 21-22 July
The Euro Final will be held durting the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, from 10 to 21 October 2012.
Join us to the official Facebook page and win a lot of goodies during all summer.