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NSSA - National Scholastic Surfing Association

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.

The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.


NSSA PARTNERS WITH GROMSOCIAL.COM!

Immediate Release                                               

GROMSOCIAL.COM TAKES IT TO THE BEACH in Surf City, USA

GromSocial.com and National Scholastic Surfing Association

 to partner for Regional and National Championships

Melbourne Beach, FL- Huntington Beach, CA (March 15,  2013)-  Gromsocial.com, a Youth Social Networking site, will be taking its place on the beaches of Hawaii, Florida and California this spring and summer with appearances at five Regional Championship Events, culminating at NSSA National Championships in world famous Surf City USA, Huntington Beach, California in June 2013.

The newly formed partnership with the National Scholastic Surfing Association will be focused on highlighting the most outstanding performance by an athlete with the Grom Social Performer of Day Award during each day of competition at the respective events.

“Gromsocial.com is fun, the graphics really pop, it’s educational too and kids love it. It’s really exciting to watch how quickly Gromsocial.com is growing globally,” said GromSocial.com creator Zach Marks. “Featuring NSSA and the amateur surfing community on the site and being on the beach at the events is awesome. It will directly help connect kids all over the world with the sport of surfing as well as sharing a super cool online environment that is fun and safe for kids.”

Gromsocial.com will be providing computer access at the mobile “Grompound” and under the tents for groms to come check out the newly launched youth networking site. With over 50,000 in attendance expected overall, this is a great opportunity where families can learn about the site as well as internet safety without missing a minute of the top level competition.

The 2013 NSSA Championship Series events included this year are the Hawaii Regional Championships at Kewalo Basin in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 17-23, East Coast Regional Championships at New Smyrna Beach Inlet, FL April 4-7; the West Coast Regional Championships at Huntington Beach Pier, CA May 16-19; the NSSA National Interscholastic Championships at Salt Creek June 15-17 and NSSA National Open/Explorer Championships in Huntington Beach Pier, CA June 26-July 3.

“NSSA’s partnership with Gromsocial.com is a perfect fit,” said NSSA Executive Director Janice Aragon. “Both the NSSA and GromSocial.com share the same ideals with our dedication to young athletes, education and healthy fun. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, children and adolescents who participate in the NSSA learn the value of discipline, a good work ethic and competition - values that Gromsocial.com encourages and promotes.”

For  information about the NSSA please contact Janice Aragon at jaragon@nssa.org

For  information about GromSocial please contact Danielle Beckmann 321-210-0134, Danielle@gromsocial.com

About NSSA:  The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America. Visit them at www.nssa.org

About GromSocial.com:  Grom Social, LLC., a Delaware corporation, is a company devoted exclusively to providing our children with a safe, educational and fun alternative to the social media sites now available.  Grom Social is a social media site created by kids for kids and is the brainchild of 12-year old Zach Marks. For additional information on Grom Social please visit us at www.gromsocial.com