Shortly after New Year’s Eve your time will come: On the 3rd of January the two Zillertal shops - Gerlos and the Seeker Boardshop - Mayrhofen will organize the event for all new blood shredders.

It will also be the starting event for a one week lasting opening in one of the best snow parks in Europe, the Vans Penken Park.

The the seeker Groms Open will take place for the second time. Head shaper Stefan Plattner finds it very important that the kids also get a good shaped park for their contests. For 25 Euros entry fee the groms get their lift ticket, a goodie pack and also a meal. Everyone at the age of 16 and younger and at the age from 16 up to 18 years can take part. There will also be a category for the girls!

Head Judge will be the well-known pro rider, Aesthetiker and Penken local Tom „Beckna“ Eberharter.

Cause enough for shredders under the age of 18 to show their skills and get one of the prizes founded by VANS, and the seeker! The winner will qualify for the Wängl Tängl and is also allowed to put up his own team for the Wängl Tängl. You can register at Don’t forget to print the declaration of liability, get it signed by your parents and bring it to the Groms Open with you!