Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

May 22 - 27, 2017

Malmo, Sweden

4 Weeks Away

Divisions

Men's Only

Location

Malmo, Sweden: Kroksbak Skatepark, Hylliebadet, Hyllievångsvägen 20, 216 25, Malmö

How It Works

Click here for the full details on who skates which events in the Vans Park Series.

Schedule

  • Monday, May 22
    • 10am: Women’s Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 12pm: Men's Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 4pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Tuesday, May 23
    • 10am: Women’s Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 12pm: Men's Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 4pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Wednesday, May 24
    • 10am: Women’s Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 12pm: Women’s Heat Sheets posted and Riders Meeting
    • 12pm: Men's Continental Championships Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: Men’s Heat Sheets posted and Riders Meeting
    • 2pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 2pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 4pm: Practice for Select Pros only
    • 5pm: Scoring Test Run
    • 6pm: Event Wildcards announced
  • Thursday, May 25
    • 10am: Women’s Continental Championships Practice
    • 11am: Women’s Continental Championships Prelims and Finals
      • Organized jams format for Prelims and Finals
        • 5 skater jams, skate in order
        • 4 runs each
        • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
        • Judged on overall impression
        • Top 8 advance to Finals
      • Cuts may be adjusted based on participation
      • Winner gets a spot in the World Championships
      • Awards Ceremony on Saturday, time TBD
    • 1pm: Men’s Continental Championships Practice
    • 2pm: Men’s Continental Championships Prelims
      • Organized jams format for Prelims and Finals
        • 5 skater jams, skate in order
        • 4 runs each
        • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
        • Judged on overall impression
        • Top 8 advance to Finals
      • Cuts may be adjusted based on participation
      • Winner gets a spot in the World Championships
    • 5pm: Global Qualifiers Prelims Heats posted and Riders Meeting
    • 5pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 7pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Friday, May 26
    • 10am: Practice for Select Pros only
    • 12pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 2pm: Global Qualifiers Prelims
      • 20 skaters consisting of Tour Challengers (18) and Event Wildcards (2)
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 5 advance to Semi-Finals
    • 5pm (or earlier if possible) - 5:30pm - Practice for Global Qualifiers Semi-Finals
    • 5pm: Semi-Finals Heats posted
  • Saturday, May 27 - live broadcast
    • 1pm: Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 3pm: Global Qualifiers Semi-Finals
      • 20 skaters
      • Top 5 from Qualifiers meet 15 pre-seeded Select Pros (8) and Tour Wildcards (7)
      • There will always be 20 skaters in the Semi-Finals
      • 2 alternates permitted in Practice
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 5pm: Global Qualifiers Finals
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
      • First wall rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets
      • Best run counts

Prize Purse

1st:$20,000, 2nd:$15,000, 3rd:$10,000, 4th:$5,000, 5th:$4,000, 6th:$3,000, 7th:$2,000, 8th:$1,500, 9th - 20th:$1,000.

The Boardr Events List

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.

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