SEVEN different champions were crowned at Kiama on Saturday during the first event of the 2020 surfer groms competition series.
In clean one-foot surf, more than 50 competitors took to the waves at Jones Beach.
In the under eights mixed Kiama Downs' Benjamin Kolega won from clubmate Riley Woods and Thirroul's Zahli Air.
Then in the under 10s, the girls division was taken out by Gerringong's Kendall Payne ahead of Kiama Downs duo Rubylee Neil and Abigail Woods, while on the boys' podium were Thirroul pair Cruz Air and Ashton Mekisic and Gerringong's Tommy Darragh and Boyd Cross.
Gerringong's Lucy Darragh starred in the under 12 girls, finishing in front of Kiama Downs' Alice Hodgson and Lani Caincross, as well as Malua Bay's Lizzy Barrington.
Thirroul surfers dominated the under 12 boys, with Taj Air, Cruz Air and Jett Blue finishing first, second and fourth respectively - with Barrack Point's Ty Campbell in third.
Port Kembla's Bodhi Simon performed best in the under 14 girls, to edge out Gerringong sisters Lucy and Tiana Darragh, as well as Lilli Pilli's Marley Eaton for the title.
Finally, Kiama Downs' Dayan Conti won the under 14 boys from Port Kembla's Samuel Lowe, Lake Tabourie's Koby Jackson and Barrack Point's Joshua Marsh.
In other awards, Benjamin Kolega (Kiama Downs) and Abigail Woods (Kiama Downs) were named star performances, as Ashton Mekisic (Thirroul) and Alice Hodgson (Kiama Downs) took out the fresh wave awards.
Next stop for the series is the Northern Beaches from September 12-13.