Countdown To Rip Curl’s GromSearch National Final Nov. 14

America’s top qualifying groms will be pitted against each other this Saturday, November 14th at Salt Creek vying for the opportunity to surf Bells Beach during next year’s ASP World Tour event, The Rip Curl Pro. Of course these kids will be laying it all on the line for that chance to travel to Bells Beach next spring. If you’re in the area head down to Salt Creek, and if not, head to to watch the entire event live.

With a tidy collection of the US of A’s finest talent congregating for the pinnacle of the 2009 Rip Curl GromSearch fueled by H20 Overdrive this Saturday, November 14, at the wave-saturated shores of Salt Creek, Dana Point; the world will be able to take witness this spectacle through the live webcast on

$2500 prize purse, all expenses-paid sojourn to Australia, and the irreplaceable sentiment of bragging rights and street cred are for the taking this weekend, with a vast confirmation of paparazzi-level media. Super talents such as Koa Smith, Kanoa Igarashi, Jacob Halstead, and more will be be prepared for valiant battle.

This one-day event will kick off at 7:30 am tack sharp, with the live webcast commencing simultaneously. Immediately after the finals, an after-awards catered party and slideshow will light up Rip Curl Surf Center San Clemente with tunes compliments of DJ Phishphonics.

For all the info on Rip Curl’s GromSearch, head to