Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

Event Date
July 26 - August 2, 2014
Location
Huntington Beach, California

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

This is Vans' annual bowl jam in the sands of Huntington Beach.

Live and Instant Results

Instant results from all the events this week powered by The Boardr Live app can be found at TheBoardr.com/Watch with live webcasts of the main event on VansUSOpenofSurfing.com.

Live Webcast

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Van Doren Invitational Webcast 2014

Saturday, July 26

  • 12pm - 5pm: Shop Battle Practice and Registration

Sunday, July 27

  • 12pm - 2pm: Shop Battle Practice and Registration
  • 2pm - 5pm: Shop Battle Contest

Monday, July 28

  • 12 noon – 3 pm: Industry Skate Day + Womens Practice & Registration
  • 3 pm – 6 pm: Womens Practice & Registration

Tuesday, July 29

  • 12pm - 2pm: Open Practice
  • 2pm - 4pm: Women’s Practice
  • 4pm - 6pm: Women’s Contest

Wednesday, July 30

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Thursday, July 31

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Friday, August 1

  • 2pm - 4pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 4pm - 6pm: Invitational Qualifiers

Saturday, August 2

  • 11am - 3pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 3:15pm - 4:45pm: Invitational Semi-Finals
    • 5 jams, 4 skaters, 12 minutes each, 3 minutes between each jam
    • Top 10 overall advance to Finals
    • All jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds
    • Judges choose 2 Wild Cards to advance to Finals
    • View skaters in the Semi-Finals with live results here
  • 4:45pm - 5:40pm: Invitational Finals
    • 4 jams, 3 skaters, 10 minutes each, 3 minutes between each jam
    • Jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds
    • Results for the Finals will be announced on site and on the webcast at the Awards Ceremony
  • 5:40pm - 6pm: Cardiel Cash
  • 6pm: Awards

Addtional Judging Info

  • Any 540 spin (or more) with a grab that consists of take-off and landing on the same wall, counts for ZERO points.
  • No grab 540’s and any 540 (or more) with take-off and landing on different walls counts as normal.
  • All scores based on overall impression.

Social Media and Coverage

Use the hashtags #vandoreninvitational and #vansusopen and follow @vansskate and @theboardr for updates, results, and more information as VDI happens. Check back right here for video coverage from Ride Channel on our show, On The Boardr.

$100,000 Prize Purse

PlaceInvitationalWomen'sShop Battle
1st$25,000$5,0001st Team: $3,000
2nd15,0003,0002nd Team: 2,000
3rd10,0002,5001st Individual: 1,000
4th6,5002,000
5th4,0001,500
6th3,0001,000
7th2,500
8th2,000
9th1,500
10th1,000
11th750
12th750
13th500
14th500
15th500
16th500
17th500
18th500
19th500
20th500
  • Random Cash for Tricks: $1,000
  • Cardiel Cash: $2,000
  • G-Shock Never Blend In Award: $1,000
  • G-Shock Never Blend In Award, Women's: $1,000


The Bowl

Van Doren Invitational Huntington 2014 Bowl


Van Doren Invitational 2014 at US Open

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Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

Finals Footage

Qualifiers Footage

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.

Van Doren Invitational Huntington Beach Women's and Shop Battle

Today the Women's division at Van Doren Invitational went down where Lizzie Armanto's shred lead the female pack. The Shop Battle wrapped up over the weekend, too. I've got some results and photos from both right here.

Van Doren Invitational Huntington Beach

Finals Video

The Finals is the best skating all weekend and this year, it was certainly above average. I hope you saw that all go down on the live webcast. If not, catch a quick summary in a new episode of On The Boardr here.

How Raven Won It

A quick selection of some of the shred from Raven that made him $25,000 positive this weekend.

Qualifiers Video

Clements and Porpe have a recap of all the Qualifiers ripping that went down at Van Doren Invitational in a new episode of On The Boardr on the Ride Channel.

Photos

Porpe and I both have a camera dump from a week long fun skateboard trip to Huntington Beach. From the shredding in the bowl to the lurking on the beach to the bare foot hippie feet by the fire, we got the week in images here.

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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

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September 27, 2014, Tampa, Florida

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

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October 11, 2014, Bradenton, Florida

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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

Grind for Life Series Recap and Annual Awards at The Boardr Headquarters

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Am Getting Paid

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Copenhagen Bowl 2014

August 28 - 31, Copenhagen, Denmark

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August 16 - 28, 2014, Nanjing, China

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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

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July 11, 2014, Los Angeles, California

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