The Rip Curl Pro Junior Series Argentina contest holds a waiting period from March 30 to April 3. A total of U$10,000 will be given to the winner in the men's division and U$2,500 will be presented to the winner in the women's division.
One of the local standouts heading into the event is Lucia Cosoleto (ARG). Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cosoleto knew from the early age of 7 that the lifestyle and athleticism in the sport of surfing would be her life's passion. Competing in distant places such as Indonesia and Australia, Cosoleto is a rising star on the women's Pro Junior circuit in South America.
Deivid Silva (BRA) and Miluska Tello (PER) lead the South America Junior men's rankings and women's rankings after their victories in Rip Curl Pro Junior Series San Bartolo, in Peru. The Rip Curl Pro Junior Series Argentina will determine if they remain in the lead.
The final two events will be the Red Nose Pro Junior in Baia Formosa, Brazil and the Chicama Pro Junior Classic, held on the world famous lefthand pointbreak in Chicama, Peru.