Grind for Life Series at Ramp 48 Skatepark

Event Date
May 17, 2014
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 17, 2014, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Grind for Life Series in Association with The Boardr is a Florida series of all ages/skills skateboarding contests. You should pre-register now to save your spot. We are certain that most divisions will fill up. We will do our best to accommodate spots in the more popular divisions that fill up, but space and time is limited. Thanks and we'll see you at the Contest! View additional events from The Boardr at TheBoardr.com/Events.

Divsion Formats and Times

This is the order we're running the events in, along with the breaks for Awards. All times are approximate, but we do try to run things on time. Arrive early for your division so you don't miss it!
  • 10am: 9 and Under Street: 2, 50 second runs, best run counts as your final score.
  • 11am: 10 to 12 Street: 3 minute jams with 3 skaters in each jam. Your average score for the jam counts as your final score.
  • 12pm: 13 to 15 Street: 3 minute jams with 3 skaters in each jam. Your average score for the jam counts as your final score.
  • 1pm: Girls Street: 2, 50 second runs, best run counts as your final score.
  • Break for Awards
    • Z-Flex Always Radical
  • 2pm: 16 to 29 Street: 3 minute jams with 3 skaters in each jam. Your average score for the jam counts as your final score.
  • 3pm: 30 and Up Street: 2, 50 second runs, best run counts as your final score.
  • 3:30pm: Sponsored Street: 3 minute jams with 3 skaters in each jam. Your average score for the jam counts as your final score.
  • Break for Awards
  • 4:30pm: Bowl 9 and Under: 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 5pm: Bowl 10 to 12: 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 5:30pm: Bowl Intermediate (13 to 39): 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 6pm: Bowl Girls: 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 6:30pm: Bowl Masters (40 to 49): 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 7pm: Bowl Grand Masters (50 and Up): 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate until you fall. Judged on overall impression.
  • 7:30pm: Bowl Sponsored: 12 minute jams with 8 skaters that skate in order until you fall. 40 seconds maximum run. Your average score for the jam counts as your final score.
  • Awards
    • Red Bull in a China Shop

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HiDefJoe has a video recap of a great day of skating from young to old at the first stop of the Grind for Life Series in association with The Boardr.

We weren't sure if 1 or 100 of you would enter. Turns out it was 143 with everyone bringing a crew of family and friends for a nice day on wheels with a good sized crowd and great Florida weather to match. Damn, it couldn't have been any better. I'll tell you the rest of the story in my photos below.

The Boardr Hosts Worldwide Top Quality Skateboarding Events

Click a map pin to see where we've been doing skateboarding events outside of all the ones we do at The Boardr Headquarters in Tampa. We run skateboarding shindigs year after year with full coverage and results right here on The Boardr site. From coordinating national contest series like the adidas Skate Copa, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Pro, running the Park and Street at X Games, coordinating the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida, you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

Worldwide Upcoming Events

Grind for Life Series at Lakeland

February 21, 2015, Lakeland, Florida

In 2014, The Boardr and Grind for Life partnered up to bring back the Grind for Life Series of all ages bowl and street skateboarding contests around Florida. We're already looking forward to 2015 and will have more details as each event gets closer. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa at Los Angeles

March 7, 2015, Los Angeles, California

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Beach

April 11, 2015, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

In 2014, The Boardr and Grind for Life partnered up to bring back the Grind for Life Series of all ages bowl and street skateboarding contests around Florida. We're already looking forward to 2015 and will have more details as each event gets closer. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa at Portland

April 25, 2015, Portland, Oregon

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

adidas Skate Copa at Atlanta

May 16, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

X Games Austin 2015

June 4 - 7, 2015, Austin, Texas

The Boardr teamed up with ESPN to consult on Street and Park skateboarding for the X Games. We're excited about this one and the fact that it's in Austin makes it even better. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale

June 13, 2015, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

In 2014, The Boardr and Grind for Life partnered up to bring back the Grind for Life Series of all ages bowl and street skateboarding contests around Florida. We're already looking forward to 2015 and will have more details as each event gets closer. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa at Louisville

June 27, 2015, Louisville, Kentucky

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

adidas Skate Copa at New York

July 10, 2015, New York, New York

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Finals at New York

July 11, 2015, New York, New York

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in New York City. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

THE CPH 2015

July 18 - 21, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

Last year it was Copenhagen Bowl. This year, CPH 2015 will be a street contest in the real streets of Copenhagen. We'll have full details soon. Full Details

Am Getting Paid 2015

September 11 - 13, 2015, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Canada's top amateur skateboarding contest returned last year where Jon Cos shut it down and took home $7,500. In 2015, it's back and going down in September. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Brandon

September 19, 2015, Brandon, Florida

In 2014, The Boardr and Grind for Life partnered up to bring back the Grind for Life Series of all ages bowl and street skateboarding contests around Florida. We're already looking forward to 2015 and will have more details as each event gets closer. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Bradenton

October 10, 2015, Bradenton, Florida

In 2014, The Boardr and Grind for Life partnered up to bring back the Grind for Life Series of all ages bowl and street skateboarding contests around Florida. We're already looking forward to 2015 and will have more details as each event gets closer. Full Details

Tampa Upcoming Events

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Free Mini Ramp 30 and Up Session

November 25, 2014, Tampa, Florida

From 6pm to 9pm on the last Tuesday of every month, come session The Boardr Mini Ramp with us. Full Details

Black Friday Weekend: A Big Sale in The Boardr Store and Skate Session at HQ

November 27 - 30, 2014, Tampa, Florida

We'll have the full details on what we're doing for Black Friday Weekend real soon, but one thing for sure is that we'll be skating off all that turkey. Full Details

Plan B True Video Premiere

December 1, 2014, Tampa, Florida

We're opening the bay doors at 6pm for a session, then showing the video at 7pm. All of True is going to be mind-blowing, but you know we can't wait to see The Boardr Team Rider Felipe Gustavo's part! Full Details

BINGO at The Boardr: An Industry Game of SKATE at 7PM

December 5, 2014, Tampa, Florida

On Friday night at 7pm at The Boardr HQ, we're picking 16 of our industry friends aka old guys for a Game of BINGO (aka SKATE). We hope to see you here. The TF will be free and open to skate. Full Details

Dekline Premiere of True Blue at 9pm

December 5, 2014, Tampa, Florida

We're showing the new Dekline video, True Blue at 9pm here at The Boardr Headquarters. Prior to that, you're welcome to skate the TF and watch BINGO at The Boardr, the industry Game of SKATE at 7pm. Full Details

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Free Mini Ramp 30 and Up Session

December 30, 2014, Tampa, Florida

From 6pm to 9pm on the last Tuesday of every month, come session The Boardr Mini Ramp with us. Full Details

Southbound and Down II: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

September 26, 2015, Tampa, Florida

It's our second annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Grind for Life Series Annual Awards

November 14, 2015, Tampa, Florida

Join us at The Boardr HQ for a recap of all the Grind for Life events, awards for overall winners in each division, a session in our facility, and more. We'll have details and the leaderboard results as they come in. Full Details

Past Events

Grind for Life Series Annual Awards at The Boardr Headquarters

November 22, 2014, Tampa, Florida

Join us at The Boardr HQ for a recap of all the Grind for Life events, awards for overall winners in each division, a session in our facility, and more. Full Details

Bikes, BBQ, and Movie Premiere

November 13, 2014, Tampa, Florida

We're firing up the grill and the bikes at The Boardr, then heading over to Muvico Ybor to watch On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter film. Ride your bike to The Boardr and join us for the session prior. Full Details

The 3rd Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

November 8, 2014, Los Angeles, CA

A skateboard shindig in the center of Tyler the Creator's 3rd Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival mayhem. Full Details

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Free Mini Ramp 30 and Up Session

October 28, 2014, Tampa, Florida

From 6pm to 9pm on the last Tuesday of every month, come session The Boardr Mini Ramp with us. Full Details

Get Rad for Ray

Saturday, October 18, 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina

An 80's themed pro skate jam with a festival, raffles, beginners' skate clinic, and open bowl contest. Full Details

Mini-Ramp Jam at the Imperial Hair Show

October 12, Lakeland, Florida

Our homie Jairus running Second 2 None Barbershop and Skate Supply out in Lakeland is throwing this one we're helping out with. Your entry fee gets you admission plus one. We have all age divisions in this one and a sponsored division. Full Details

NEW DATE: Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark

October 11, 2014, Bradenton, Florida

The Grind for Life Series in Association with The Boardr is a Florida series of all ages/skills skateboarding contests. Full Details

Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014

October 2 - 5, 2014, Kimberley, South Africa

Every year, we never get bored of holding baby lions. Add to that some of the world's best pro skateboarders competing for a quarter million in US cash and you've got a great reason to globetrot to Kimberley. Full Details

Southbound and Down: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

September 27, 2014, Tampa, Florida

A melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Dew Tour Brooklyn

September 18 - 21, 2014, Brooklyn, New York

The Boardr has the skate director role for Dew Tour's street and streetstyle events this year in both Portland and Brookyln. We've got all the details and full schedule here. Full Details

Am Getting Paid

September 12 - 14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Am Getting Paid is back in Montreal. The Boardr is hyped to be helping with registration and running Canada's top am skateboarding event. Full Details

Copenhagen Bowl 2014

August 28 - 31, Copenhagen, Denmark

You know the fine folks that have been doing the skateboard shindig in Copenhagen for the past seven years? Year after year, many of your favorite pros refer to that as one of the best pro contests of the year. We certainly think the same. Full Details

Dew Tour Portland

August 16 - 17, 2014, Portland, Oregon

The Boardr has the skate director role for Dew Tour's street and streetstyle events this year in both Portland and Brookyln. We've got all the details and full schedule here. Full Details

Summer Youth Olympic Games

August 16 - 28, 2014, Nanjing, China

China's hosting the Youth Olympics where skateboarding demos are going down for both vert and street. Clem's headed out there to announce with Vern Laird. Full Details

Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

July 26 - August 2, 2014, Huntington Beach, California

This is Vans' annual bowl jam in the sands of Huntington Beach. We've got full details, schedule, and more here. Full Details

ESPN Game of Skate

August 1, 2014, Bristol, Conneticut

ESPN and The Boardr have invited eight skaters for a Game of SKATE at the ESPN headquarters in Bristol. Full Details

Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

July 11 - 12, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vans is bringing their Van Doren Invitational to Canada this year at Hastings. We've got full details, schedule, coverage, and more here. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Finals

July 11, 2014, Los Angeles, California

This stop is at The Berrics. adidas Skate Copa is a series of Shop vs Shop Team contests in different regions of the US with the Finals at The Berrics in Los Angeles. The Winning Shop at each Regionals stop get an all expenses paid trip to the Finals. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa West Coast Regionals

July 10, 2014, Los Angeles, California

This stop is at The Berrics. adidas Skate Copa is a series of Shop vs Shop Team contests in different regions of the US with the Finals at The Berrics in Los Angeles. The Winning Shop at each Regionals stop get an all expenses paid trip to the Finals. Full Details

Roskilde Music Festival at Copenhagen

July 2, 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

Vert demos are going on at the Roskilde Music Festival where you'll find Porpe and Clem on the mic hyping things up and handing out cash for tricks. Full Details