North Florida’s First
Surf, Skate and Wake Contest

Aqua East Surf Shop would like to invite you to become part of the 2018 Aqua East GROM Fest on October 12-13-14 in Jacksonville Beach. This exciting and interactive community event promotes our beautiful beaches, the new South Beach Skate Park, the Intra Coastal Waterway and gives our groms the opportunity to compete for cash and prizes from Aqua East Surf Shop and our great sponsors.

New This Year!

Trifecta Challenge

The Ultimate Showcase of Surf, Skate, and Wake!

Each Grom that participates in ALL three sports receives a specialize SWAG bag, t-shirt, Gromfest medal and recognition at the awards ceremony.

(Includes entry fee for all three events)

Surf Contest

South Jacksonville Beach Pier

Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:00AM – 4:00PM

Surf Contests

8 and Under
Boys 9-11 • Girls 9-11
Boys 12-14 • Girls 12-14
Junior Women 15-17 Sponsored by ROXY
Junior Open 17 & Under Sponsored by Quiksilver
Sandy Forsyth Longboard Division (All Ages!)

Groms will be competing for CASH and PRIZES!

All skill levels are encouraged to come out and have fun, meet friends and cheer for all the surfers.

Skate Jam

South Beach Skate Park

Friday, October 12, 2018
4:00PM – 8:00PM

Skate Jam

Everyone is excited about the new South Beach Skate Park! The Aqua East GROM Fest will host various FREE instructional games with prizes on the Inner Bowl Roll, Step Launch, Game of R-A-I-L and the Mini Ramp from Volcom. Take your shot at winning some really great prizes from our sponsors and the world’s top skateboard companies. Also, a big Thanks to Mellow Mushroom Jax Beach for a pizza party for the groms underneath the Aqua East tent.

Wake Contest

Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill
377 S Roscoe Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

Sunday, October 14, 2018
12:00PM – 4:00PM

Wake Contests

8 and Under
Ages 9-11
Ages 12-14
Ages 15-17
Wake Surf (all ages)
Wakeskate (all ages)
Outlaw (all ages)

Join Aqua East for North Florida’s best WAKE Contest. If this is your first time to WAKESURF, wakeboard or wakeskate behind a Malibu boat, you are in for a treat. All ages and skill levels are invited to compete and experience a Malibu MLX. Bring a chair and watch from Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill or launch your boat to watch from the water. From groms to outlaws, there are multiple division for all ages and skill levels with great prizes from national sponsors.

Photo Contest

Photographers this is your chance to WIN BIG.

Following the surf, skate and wake events we will choose ONE picture from each event to highlight and WIN a prize pack from our great sponsors. It’s FREE to register and comes with a MEDIA pass and access to the different venues. Get your cameras, phones and drones charged up and don’t forget to #aquaeast so we can find the WINNERS!

GROM Fest Signup

Buy your tickets below!
– or –
Visit either Aqua East Location to Sign Up!

Register for surf, wake or trifecta by October 2nd to receive a GROM Fest t-shirt, lunch voucher and sponsor SWAG bag.
Signups will be available on the day of the contests for an extra $10.

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