The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

July 29, 2017

Huntington Beach, California

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The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. We'll have details on the rest of the stops and the Series Finals stop real soon.

Location

Vans Off the Wall Skatepark, 7471 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Parking is limited. If the lot is full, use the Park and Ride and/or Golden West parking lots.

Register Now

Register now online to save your spot The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach. Refunds are completely okay if you can't make it. Entering the contest after it is already full, however, is not possible. Please take care of your registration before that happens.

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Schedule

The schedule at every stop for The Boardr Am is the same. We run things on time and publish the Jams on @TheBoardr Insta and Twitter the night before.

  • FRIDAY
    • 12pm - 6pm: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 5pm: Qualifiers Heats Posted (on website, Insta @TheBoardr, Twitter @TheBoardr)
  • SATURDAY
    • 9am - 11am: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 11am: Qualifiers in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top 18 make the cut to the Semi-Finals
    • 3pm: Semi-Finals in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top six make the cut to the Finals
    • 4pm: Finals in Runs Format
      • Three, one minute runs, best counts
    • 5pm: Awards
      • Winner gets all expenses paid to compete in The Boardr Am Series Finals at Empire Am Getting Paid in Montreal with a $20,000USD Prize Purse
      • The Zumiez Destroyer Award goes to The Boardr Am favorite at each stop, coming from anything having to do with ripping skating, style, side antics, or just overall killing it
      • Special thanks to our friends at Zumiez for helping with The Boardr Am travel expenses
    • 5:30pm: Best Trick open to everyone - $250 cash
  • SUNDAY
    • Rain Day

Questions about format? Click here to see details on Jams vs Runs format.

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Use the hashtag #TheBoardrAm and follow @theboardr for updates and coverage on Instagram and Twitter.

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The Boardr Am Skateboarding Series

It Was Austyn Gillette's Idea

We had a good time making this video announcing The Boardr Am last year with Austyn Gillette. Thanks for watching. Austyn, thanks for the great advice!

Past Video Coverage

Recap: The Boardr Am at Tampa, Marcos Montoya Wins!, May 2016

Recap: The Boardr Am at New York City, May 2016

Recap: Christian Dufrene Wins The Boardr Am at Atlanta, May 2016

Alex Midler, Jamie Foy & More - The Boardr Am - Vista, CA, April 2016

Tyson Bowerbank Just Won The Boardr Am 2016 - Vista CA, April 2016

The Boardr Am at Copenhagen 2015, July 2015

Meet the Event Staff

The Boardr Staff has decades of experience in executing top quality large and small events in our industry. Introduce yourself and hit us up with any questions or help you need.

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Event Assistant, Tech

Neal Hendrix from Redondo Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Neal Hendrix, Announcer

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Kyle Berard from Virginia Beach VA Skateboarder Profile

Kyle Berard, Judge

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

The Boardr Events List

This is a list of events that The Boardr is associated with. To see our full industry events list, click here.

With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, The Boardr hosts worldwide, top quality skateboarding competitions and events. From coordinating top international contest series like the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Open, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida (which recently expanded to national), you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

Recurring Events
  • Weekdays noon to 5pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Free skating in our private indoor warehouse.
  • Last Tuesday of Every Month 5pm to 9pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, free skating for ages 30 and up.

Upcoming Events

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

It's on!

September 23, 2017, Shanghai, China

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

It's on!

September 23, 2017, Los Angeles, California

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

7 Days Away!

September 28 - 30, 2017, Montreal, Canada

This year, Am Getting Paid is hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners if each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details

Chase Hawk and Empire Present the 3rd Annual Born and Raised

2 Weeks Away

October 7, 2017, Pflugerville, Texas

Born and Raised is a BMX event in association with Chase Hawk. Full Details

Hot Wheels™ Junior Open, Built by Woodward

13 Days Away!

October 6 - 8, 2017, Tehachapi, California

An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids under 16 of all skill levels. Full Details

Grind for Life at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

3 Weeks Away

October 14, 2017, Bradenton, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Woodward Riviera Maya Street Contest

4 Weeks Away

October 20 - 22, 2017, Cancun, Mexico

An invite only street contest with a focus on Mexican skaters. This is the grand opening of a new Woodward location and also includes a vert demo with Tony Hawk. Full Details

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope Finals

5 Weeks Away

October 28, 2017, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details

Southbound and Down IV at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

5 Weeks Away

October 28, 2017, Tampa, Florida

This will be our 4th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

6 Weeks Away

November 4, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Exposure Skate

6 Weeks Away

November 3 - 4, 2017, Encinitas, California

This is the 6th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details

Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

7 Weeks Away

November 9, 2017, Tampa, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. We'll have details soon. Full Details

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Doom Sayers

7 Weeks Away

November 9th, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're planning a Best Trick contest on our new stuff we recently built in HQ. Details coming soon... Full Details

Air + Style, Los Angeles

6 Months Away

March 3 - 4, 2018, Los Angeles, California

This year’s Los Angeles event will feature two main stages with 20+ musical acts throughout the day/evening with a proper skateboarding shindig in the mix. Full Details