A Cornish council is setting up new surfing squads in a bid to create a structure for the sport in the county.
Local surfers are being invited to compete for places on an elite and two development squads being set up by North Cornwall District Council.
The council has teamed up with two surf schools and wetsuit firm to launch the surf initiative.
The elite squad will get free high expert coaching funded by Sport England and equipment support.
Wetsuit firm Tiki is offering a contract to the top surfer.
The competition is open to surfers aged between 11 and 16.
There will be eight places on the elite squad and 16 places on each of two development squads in north and south Cornwall.