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Rip Curl GromSearch 2010 Starts at Lakey Peak in Sumbawa on March 7th

| posted on March 05, 2010

ATTENTION ALL GROMMETS!

The best youth surfing event on the planet is set to kick off this coming weekend the 7th March at Lakey Peak, Sumbawa, and the first stage of the Indonesian series.

You could be representing your country at the famous Bells Beach in Australia next year with a place in the national finals up for grabs for the first and second place Under 16

Rip Curl GromSearch 2010 will take you from your local beach to the world stage of pro surfing We want to help you to bring your tropical surfing style of jungle rawness to the world stage of surfing at the Rip Curl Pro,Bells Beach, Australia.

The first and second place winners of the 16 and under division of each regional event will receive a ticket to the final in Kuta- Bali. The battlegrounds for the ticket to Australia will be set in the middle of Rip Curls Surf and Music festival 2010.
Rip Curl will send the final winner to Bells Beach for the International GromSearch showdown.

The stars of the show are of course the surfers on the Mens and Womens ASP World Tours, including new World Champions Mick Fanning and Stephanie Gilmore.

The world’s top surfers will share the spotlight with some of the world’s best grom’s over the Easter Long Weekend, along with bands and solo artists hitting the Bells Live Music Stage for a two-day outdoor gig.

Rip Curl GromSearch 2010 Tour will happen at the following spots :
GromSearch 1 Lakey Peak, Sumbawa 7th March 2010
GromSearch 2 Cimaja, West Java – April 18th 2010
GromSearch 3 Medewi Bali 26th September 2010

National Training CampKuta Bali October 17th 22nd 2010

GromSearch National Final – Kuta Bali October 23rd, 2010.

GromSearch World Final Bells Beach Pro Easter 2011
About the GromSearch

A search for the hottest male & female groms! The Rip Curl GromSearch series is blowing up around the world and Rip Curl is forever searching for the best way to look after the most important surfers… the grommets!

The Rip Curl GromSearch series is all about giving male and female Groms the chance to surf with their friends in a fun environment. At the same time it gives grommets great competitive experience and allows selected winners to compete for a trip to the Rip Curl Pro Surf & Music Festival at Bells Beach, Australia in March next year.

GromSearch has seen some awesome talent, including past winners Stephanie Gilmore, Ben Dunn, Mason Ho, Matt Wilkinson, Jessi Miley-Dyer and Alana Blanchard along with Indonesian surfers Garut Widiartha and Oney Anwar.

Do it up at your local beach with Rip Curl GromSearch 2010!!

The Rip Curl GromSearch 2010 is sanctioned by the Coca-Cola Indonesian Surfing Championship Tour, and is sponsored/supported by Light Surfboards, Eat-Sleep-Surf, Skullcandy, SurfTime Magazine, Lines Magazine, Magic Wave Surf Community Newspaper, and GUS