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Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

Event Date
July 11 - 12, 2014
Location
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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

Vans is bringing their Van Doren Invitational to Canada this year at Hastings.

Friday

  • 10am - Registration and Open Practice
  • 2pm - Invitational Qualifiers
    • 32 skaters
    • 8 skater jams (each jam run time: approx. 30 mins)
    • 4, 40-second runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
    • Top 10 advance to Semi-Finals to meet pre-qualified skaters
  • 9pm - 1am - Vans Syndicate Presents: Renegades and Role Models, a Bryce Kanights photo show highlighting 30 years of iconic skateboarding images at Fortune Sound Club, 147 East Pender Street.

Saturday

  • 12pm - Registration and Open Practice
  • 2pm - Semi-Finals
    • 10 invited skaters meet top qualifiers from Friday
    • 4 jams of 5 skaters each (each jam run time: approx. 30 mins)
    • 4, 40-second runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
    • Top 6 advance to Finals
  • 4pm - Finals
    • 30 minute jam
    • Max 40-seond runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Each skater gets equal amount of runs
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
  • 4:40pm - Cardiel Cash Best Trick
  • 5pm - Awards

Hotel

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7, Canada
604-683-1234
There will be shuttles to and from the bowl, which is a 10 minute drive from this hotel that we'll all be staying at.

Total Prize Purse: $75,000

Invitational Purse

  • 1st: $15,000
  • 2nd: $12,500
  • 3rd: $10,000
  • 4th: $7,500
  • 5th: $5,000
  • 6th: $4,000
  • 7th: $3,000
  • 8th: $2,500
  • 9th: $2,000
  • 10th: $1,500
  • 11th: $1,000
  • 12th: $1,000
  • 13th: $1,000
  • 14th: $1,000
  • 15th: $1,000
  • 16th: $1,000
  • 17th: $1,000
  • 18th: $1,000
  • 19th: $1,000
  • 20th: $1,000

Cardiel Cash Best Trick

  • $2,000
Renegades and Role Models Art Show Vancouver


Van Doren Invitational Hastings Live Webcast

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Congrats Alex for winning Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver! Check full results from the weekend on our Results Page. Thanks Vans for having The Boardr crew for another ripping bowl jam. We'll see you at the next one: Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach, July 26 to August 2.

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 international 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. In 2015, The Boardr Am was started, offering top amateur skateboarders an all expenses paid path to skate at X Games in Austin where The Boardr Am Finals are each year.

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The Boardr Am at New York

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The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Red Bull Hart Lines

May 8 - 9, 2015, Detroit, Michigan

Ryan Sheckler worked closely with Red Bull to come up with a fun and unique format for this lines contest in Detroit's Hart Plaza. The invite list includes 22 top pros with spectating open to the public. Full Details

The Boardr Gainesville Grand Opening

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adidas Skate Copa Southeast Regionals at Atlanta

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The Boardr Am at Las Vegas

May 23, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Zappos Rideshop

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We're taking over Fremont Street from Las Vegas Boulevard to 6th Avenue for a casual and Vegas-style street skateboarding contest with some of your favorite invited pros and ams. Full Details

X Games Austin 2015

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The Boardr Am Finals at X Games Austin

June 4 - 7, 2015, Austin, Texas

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Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by adidas

June 13, 2015, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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ESPN Real Street 2015

June 17, 2015, Austin, Texas

Today the one minute Real Street video parts drop for all the skaters in 2015 X Games Real Street Contest. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Midwest Regionals at Louisville

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adidas Skate Copa Northeast Regionals at New York

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Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

July 9 - 11, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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The Boardr Am at Copenhagen

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adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Berlin

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THE CPH 2015

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Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

July 25 - Aug 2, 2015, Huntington Beach, California

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Am Getting Paid 2015

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adidas Skate Copa Global Finals at Los Angeles

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Kimberley Diamond Cup at South Africa

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Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Presented by adidas

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

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Open House Session for 30 and Up

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

Open House Saturdays at The Boardr TF

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On the last Saturday of every month, the doors for The Boardr Store and TF are wide open to skate free from 11am to 6pm. Full Details

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

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Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas

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The LB Project Art Show

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Past Events

Open House Saturdays at The Boardr TF

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On the last Saturday of every month, the doors for The Boardr Store and TF are wide open to skate free from 11am to 6pm. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Northwest Regionals at Portland

April 25, 2015, Portland, Oregon

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The Boardr Industry Swap Meet

April 24, 2015, Tampa, Florida

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Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by adidas

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The Boardr Am at Detroit

April 4, 2015, Detroit, Michigan

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Open House Session for 30 and Up

March 31, 2015, Tampa, Florida

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

Open House Saturdays at The Boardr TF

March 28, 2015, Tampa, Florida

On the last Saturday of every month, the doors for The Boardr Store and TF are wide open to skate free from 11am to 6pm. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Southwest Regionals 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 Los Angeles. We'll have full details on each stop soon. For now, save the date and we'll see you there! Full Details

The Boardr Am at Tampa Bay

February 28, 2015, Bradenton, Florida

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Open House Saturdays at The Boardr TF

February 28, 2015, Tampa, Florida

On the last Saturday of every month, the doors for The Boardr Store and TF are wide open to skate free from 11am to 6pm. Full Details

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Open House Session for 30 and Up

February 24, 2015, Tampa, Florida

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

Grind for Life Series at Lakeland Presented by adidas

February 21, 2015, Lakeland, Florida

The Grind for Life Series in Association with The Boardr is a Florida series of all ages/skills skateboarding contests benefiting the Grind for Life organization that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Houston

February 14, 2015, Houston, Texas

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Zephyrhills Skatepark Grand Opening

January 31, 2015, Zephyrhills, Florida

Thanks to the folks in Pasco County for running it right on a new skatepark and for Team Pain on proper construction. We'll be there at the grand opening with some good times and special activities. Full Details

Open House Saturdays at The Boardr TF

January 31, 2015, Tampa, Florida

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Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Open House Session for 30 and Up

January 27, 2015, Tampa, Florida

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

The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

January 24, 2015, Los Angeles, California

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Register here online right now before limited spots are gone. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. Full Details

Frontside Grind Tuesdays: Open House Session for 30 and Up

December 30, 2014, Tampa, Florida

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

Theories of Atlantis Escape From New York Tour at The Boardr HQ with an Open House Free Skate Session

December 29, 2014, Tampa, Florida

Join the Theories crew at The Boardr HQ on Monday at 5pm where we'll have another open house and free skating. 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

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

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

November 27 - 30, 2014, Tampa, Florida

We've got skating and shopping with bangin' deals. Let's get right to the details, starting with a session on Thanksgiving night to burn off the turkey! Full Details

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 TF with us. Full Details

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

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Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

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

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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

adidas Skate Copa Midwest Regionals

June 28, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

This stop is at Wilson Skatepark. 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

Innoskate 2014 with Rodney Mullen at Lake Bonny Skatepark

June 21, 2014, Lakeland, Florida

The Smithsonian and the Polk Museum of Art are celebrating skateboarding's place in history and culture on Go Skateboarding Day this year at Lakeland Skatepark, where we'll be hosting an event for all ages and skills. Details coming soon. Full Details

adidas Skate Copa Mid-South Regionals

June 14, 2014, Austin, Texas

This stop is at House Park Skatepark. 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 get an all expenses paid trip to the Finals. Full Details

X Games Austin 2014

June 3 - 8, 2014, Austin, Texas

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adidas Skate Copa Southeast Regionals

May 31, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia

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Charmcity Skatepark's Maryland Am

May 25, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland

We'll be at the Maryland Am Contest assisting them with running the event using The Boardr Live, our live and instant scoring app. Full Details