CASUARINA/NSW(July 23rd/2021): The 2021 YETI Australian Junior Online Surf Championships are set to give the country’s best junior talent a platform to record their biggest carves, airs and barrel rides as it returns from September 13th.
This is an invitation-only event that will host 180 of Australia’s top juniors in a head to head online surfing competition. The 2021 event is classified as a 10,000 point rated event which will earn competitors valuable rankings points towards the 2021 Surfing Australia National Junior Rankings ending December 31st.
There is individual success and loads of YETI prizes up for grabs, a major counting result towards the 2021 Junior Rankings and an overall champion state will be crowned.
Invitees will receive an e-invitation from Surfing Australia and their State Branch.
Running over two three week video submission rounds, the invitation-only YETI Australian Junior Online Surf Championships will post each social clip on Surfing Australia’s social channels with the hashtag #yetijnrs the tag to follow.
As an added bonus again this year, none-other-than three-time World Surf League (WSL) World Champion and YETI ambassador Mick Fanning will feature in each round’s recaps as well as announce the winners of the competition on Friday, October 29th, 2021.
Head Olympic judge Glen Elliott will lead a three-person panel in officiating what is expected to be 180 entrants across the two-three-week competition windows.
The Championships will again use the Clippero online platform for competitor submissions and judging throughout the competition period, allowing simple, easy to follow upload instructions. Entries Open on Monday, August 2nd at 5 pm following an invitation from each competitor’s State Branch. Please note: This event is strictly Invitation ONLY.
For all event information visit: www.australianjunioronlinesurfchampionships.com
Surfing Australia CEO, Chris Mater said: “ The 2021 YETI Australian Junior Online Surf Championships is a great platform for our talented juniors from around the country to showcase their skills in a different way to a normal competition scenario. I am pumped to see what crazy stuff the kids can nail down in their clip submissions and good luck groms!”
At Surfing Australia the health, wellbeing and safety of our competitors, staff and spectators is our priority, we at Surfing Australia will continue to follow the latest Government health advice in relation to the COVID restrictions.
The YETI Australian Junior Online Surf Championships is proudly supported by YETI, mySURFtv, Surfing New South Wales, Surfing Queensland, Surfing Victoria, Surfing Western Australia, Surfing South Australia and Surfing Tasmania.
NOTE: All Surfing Australia events and event dates are subject to change. Surfing Australia strictly adheres to any Federal Government directive regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic.