IMPORTANT UPDATE: – THURSDAY 1, APRIL 2021
|With the rapidly shifting situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to share some news with you as it relates to the upcoming Billabong Oz Grom Cup at Coffs Harbour. |
At this stage the event is running as per normal from the 7th – 11th April in Coffs Harbour, but we will continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis.
You must complete a NSW entry declaration form if you:
· are entering NSW after 5pm on 29 March 2021, and
· in the previous 14 days have been in the suburbs covered by:
· Brisbane City Council
· Logan City
· Moreton Bay Regional Council
· Ipswich City
· Redland City
You must complete the form:
· either within the 24 hour period before you enter NSW or on entry
· whether you cross the border by any means including air, road or rail
· each time you enter NSW, but not more than one per calendar day
Travel to/or through NSW
You must be a returning resident of NSW to enter or transit through NSW if, at the date and time listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice, you have been to a:
· Category A place of high concern (close contact venues), or
· Category B place of high concern (casual contact venues).
Before travelling, if you have been to a close contact venue or casual contact venue, contact NSW Health on 1800 943 553 to determine the safest way to travel that does not pose a public risk to others.
Northern NSW Competitors (Tweed, Byron, Lismore and Ballina Shires)
Please find all guidelines listed here.
Heat draws and schedule for day one will be posted on the Surfing NSW event page at 5pm Monday, 5th April 2021.
Prior to competing all competitors are required to scan the QR code check-in at the beach marshal. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 7th April in Coffs Harbour.
More information on the event can be found below.
EVENT NEWS – WEDNESDAY, 31 MARCH 2021:
The Billabong Oz Grom Cup pres. by Coopers Surf Australia will once again take place following the 2021 Easter break in Coffs Harbour.
The prestigious five-day event – now in its eighth year – will kick off from the 7th – 11th April and looks set to cater for over 200 competitors in nine different divisions.
Former champions include 2016 World Junior Champion and current WSL World Championship Tour surfer Macy Callaghan who claimed her respective division in the event’s inaugural year. Since then, the event has been won by a range of Australia’s best and most promising junior surfers.
“I remember how pumped I was to take out this event as a junior surfer,” said Callaghan. “The event had some of the best surfers in the country competing and it fast became an event that everyone wanted to win. I’m stoked to have taken it out.”
Former World Championship Tour surfer and Coffs Harbour Boardriders president Lee Winkler is ecstatic to see the event return to the region in 2021.
“The Coffs Harbour Boardriders club have put a lot of time and effort into growing the Billabong Oz Grom Cup alongside loyal partners who have jumped on board each and every year. We can’t wait to see the event return in 2021 and see some of Australia’s best junior surfers go at it on Coffs Harbour beaches.”
In addition to all the action in the ocean, the final days of the event will also be webcast through Surfing NSW’s social channels.
All event presentations will be hosted at the Hoey Moey.
Boys and Girls divisions for the event include 8-and-Under Mixed, 10-and-Under, 12-and-Under, 14-and-Under and 16-and-Under.
The Billabong Oz Grom Cup pres. by Coopers Surf Australia will commence each day at 7:30 am with the call for the day’s schedule and location confirmed via the event hotline at 6:45 am. The event hotline number is 0458 247 212 which will leave a voice recorded message each morning of the event.
The Billabong Oz Grom Cup pres. by Coopers Surf Australia is proudly supported by Billabong, Coopers Surf Australia, Coffs Harbour Boardriders, Coffs Harbour City Council, Park Beach Plaza, Hoey Moey and Surfing NSW.