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. The Judging panel is comprised of current ASP WCT and WQS judges with a revolutionary new computerised scoring and reporting system. The event also offers the highest level of infrastructure ever seen in Junior surfing with a two level scaffold tower and a competitors deck. Food / Music / Heat preparation are all provided. Lennox Head, which is famous for its world class point break also offers exceptional beach breaks. The best Groms and Juniors in Australia and beyond come to this sleepy town in July to put on a world-class show of high-performance surfing. The event regularly now sees the live webcast going to well over 14 countries.