MAROUBRA BEACH, SYDNEY (Thursday, 26 July 2018): The 2018 Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles at Maroubra will see over 130 of NSW’s best grommet surfers compete in an effort to claim a state title and a spot in the Havaianas NSW Team for the upcoming Surf Dive N Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles.
The three-day event will take place at Maroubra Beach from the 27th – 29th July 2018.
“The Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles is one of the most highly anticipated events on the NSW surfing calendar,” said Surfing NSW CEO Luke Madden. “I think I speak for all competitors and staff when I say that everyone is looking forward to an awesome weekend both in and out of the water.”
Competitors in the Under-12 and Under-14 divisions will be vying for a revered NSW Junior Title, with the Under-14 division given an allocated amount of positions for the aforementioned Australian Junior Surfing Titles, which will take place in South Australian in November/December.
The Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles will be run concurrently with the Beachbreaks Festival, which will see a range of festival activations taking place over the course of Sunday, 29th July.
2018 is the fourth year the Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles and the Woolworths NSW Junior State Titles pres. by Ocean and Earth have been split into two different events, with the amendment designed to cater to the growing demand from younger competitor divisions.
In addition to the surfing, Havaianas will also host beach games daily, a free mechanical surfboard as well as a range of gifts and giveaways.
The daily schedule will be confirmed via the event hotline at 6:45 am each day. The event hotline is 0458 247 212.
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All qualifiers for the Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles were determined by eight individual regional titles, which took place up and down the NSW coastline earlier in the year.
The 2018 Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles are supported by Havaianas, Randwick City Council, AirAsia, H2Coco, Toyota, Coastalwatch, Mothernest, Vissla, Storage King Eastgardens, Souths Juniors, Ohana Ocean Athletics and Surfing NSW.