North Florida’s First
Surf, Skate and Wake Contest

We are excited to announce our St. Augustine location will host the 3rd annual Aqua East Grom Fest on October 11-12-13th on the southside of St. Johns County Ocean Pier, Treaty Park and the Intra Coastal Waterways in Palm Valley. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to bring a board and ride out the weekend with surf, skate and wake activities including CASH contest, jam sessions and demos provided by our great sponsors and partners.

Make sure to register for surf, wake or trifecta by October 1st to receive a free t-shirt, food voucher and sponsor SWAG bag.

Trifecta Challenge

The Ultimate Showcase of Surf, Skate, and Wake!

We extend a special award for all the athletes that participate in the Skate Jam, Surf and Wake Contest with a specialize SWAG bag, Grom Fest medal and recognition at the final awards ceremony.

(Includes entry fee for all three events)

Surf Contest

Southside St. Johns County Ocean Pier

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Surf Contests

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

Sponsored by Dr. Broe at Palm Leaf Dental

First place winners WIN CASH from Aqua East, Quiksilver, Roxy, RVCA and Palm Leaf Dental. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to surf, have fun, meet friends and win PRIZES from Billabong, Cobian, Crush, Dakin, Electric, Nixon, FCS, Hurley, O’Neill, SPY and more. Push-in’s are available for groms eight and under, as this gives the youngest of surfers the opportunity to take part in a contest with some extra support from a grown-up. We welcome first-time surfers to come out and meet Stoked to Surf surf instructors giving FREE SURF LESSON. Keeping the beach entertained and back on the mic for 2019, Volcom’s very own DJ Dane will be emceeing the surf contest and beach games for free shirts, hats and fun swag! Do you want more free swag? … Vans is hosting a beach clean-up starting at 3pm for everyone to join in.

Register by October 1st to get your FREE event t-shirt, food voucher from Chicken Salad Chick or Cantina Louie and sponsor SWAG bag.

Skate Jam

Treaty Park

Friday, October 11, 2019
4:00PM – 7:00PM

Skate Jam

Aqua East Surf Shop will host a variety of free contest and games for all ages and skill levels throughout Robert-Laryn Skate Park at Treaty Park. Come meet and greet the skate community, chow down on free pizza from Mellow Mushroom, learn a new trick or two from team riders and win FREE SWAG from our great sponsors including Nixon, Hurley, Sector 9, OJ Wheels, Santa Cruz, Mob Grip, Bronson Speed Co., Kreedom & Crush Eyewear, Billabong and more. Register below and get up-to-date information on special features and activities at this years Skate Jam.

Wake Contest

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

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Wake Contests

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

Sponsored by Tommy’s

Join Aqua East and Tommy’s 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 Boat, where the #truthisonthewater . Bring a chair and watch from Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill, bring your boat or launch a boat to watch from the water. From groms to outlaws, there are multiple divisions for all ages and skill levels with great prizes from national sponsors.



Join the Aqua East crew on October 11th at Treaty Park for free one-on-one skate instruction. Beginners are encouraged to come learn from fun, positive skaters who enjoy the Robert-Laryn Skate Park. Don’t be insane, protect your brain. Wear a helmet.


Surf more your thing? Stoked to Surf is St. Augustine’s most trusted Surf camp and the incredible staff will be at the beach on Saturday, October 12th to teach you how to catch a wave.


Surf behind a boat, you ask? Tommy’s Florida is the Malibu Boats Dealer for Northeast Florida and this is your chance to Learn to wakesurf behind the industries #1 wake boat.

Contact for more info.

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 so get your cameras, phones and drones charged up. 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 1st to receive a lunch voucher and sponsor SWAG bag.
Depending on division availability the day of the contest, sign-ups may be added on site for an additional $10.


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