The Skullcandy Oz grom open is one of the most highly anticipated Junior surfing events in Australia. The event was founded in 2012 by LE-BA Boardriders who had an objective for an event which offered an exciting and innovative contest of the highest standards that had never been seen before in junior surfing. This will be its 8th year.
The SkullCandy OZ Grom Open provides a new criteria that has been developed exclusively for the event by Pritamo Ahrendt, current Australian Surfing Professional Head Judge This criteria has not been used in any junior surfing event in the world. Based off the current WCT format, surfers get a second chance through the repercharge round.