The 2023 European Final of the Rip Curl GromSearch, will take place at the legendary right hander of Anchor Point in Taghazout (Morocco) on February 17th, 18th & 19th 2023.

On the lookout for the best Groms since 1999, Rip Curl helps young surfers under 16 years of age display their talent during a relaxed and friendly competition.

Surfing stars such as Gabriel Medina, Leo Fioravanti and Tyler Wright were all discovered through the Rip Curl GromSearch.

The qualified European young surfers will finish on a high note on Marocco’s best wave in Taghazout. Anchor Point, a long wave perfect for maneuvers and diverse and spectacular surfing will be guaranteed on the agenda.

Each category of Groms will welcome a Wildcard spot dedicated to young Moroccan talents and Rip Curl is looking forward discovering the young local talents…

This year again, Rip Curl Europe has set up a video contest to give all young surfers under 16 the chance to qualify for the European final. With a surfing video that demonstrates their performance and creativity, XXX

At the end of this stage, the male and female winners in the under-16 category will win a place to participate at the GromSearch World Final during the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach next April .

The European Final of the 2023 Edition of the Rip Curl GromSearch will be a very exciting surf moment to follow live.

Rip Curl Europe wishes to thank all of the competitors, the public and its partners:

Citroën, Smith, Greenbush, Hydro Flask, Ocean 52, FCS

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