Innoskate 2014 with Rodney Mullen at Lake Bonny Skatepark

Innoskate 2014 with Rodney Mullen at Lake Bonny Skatepark

June 21, 2014, This Event Has Passed

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. Get the full details at the Polk Museum of Art site.

Lakeland Innoskate Skateboarding History

Coverage of Innoskate 2014 with Rodney Mullen at Lake Bonny Skatepark

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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, 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.

Event Types

Amateur (80) Professional (39) Open (50) All Ages and Skills (22) Girls and Womens (25) Invite Only (48) Parties (24) Demos (12) Autograph Signings (4) The Boardr Gainesville (14) The Boardr HQ Tampa (33) Art Shows (6) Video Premieres (10) BMX (3) Trade Shows (1) The Boardr Am Series (14) Grind for Life Series (19) adidas Skate Copa (17) Southbound and Down (3) X Games (4) Copenhagen (6) Innoskate (2) Kimberley Diamond Cup (3) Dew Tour (4) Van Doren Invitational (4) Hart Lines (2) Vans Pro Skate Park Series (5)

Recurring Events

Every Saturday at The Boardr HQ Tampa: #TheBoardrOpenHouse, with free skating from 11am to 6pm

Last Tuesday of Every Month at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, free skating for ages 30 and up from 6pm to 9pm

Worldwide Upcoming Events

The Boardr Am Series at Tampa Bay

3 Days Away!

May 28, 2016, Tampa Bay, Florida

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

X Games Austin

8 Days Away!

June 2 - 5, 2016, 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

Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Florianopolis

2 Weeks Away

June 11, 2016, Brazil

This is the first ever World Championships of Park skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes. Full Details

Empire Am Getting Paid

4 Weeks Away

June 17 - 19, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Canada's top amateur skateboarding contest returns again this summer. Full Details

Get Rad for Ray

4 Weeks Away

June 19, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

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

Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Vancouver

6 Weeks Away

July 9, 2016, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This is the first ever World Championships of Park skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes. Full Details

AGA's Bikes, Boards and Beach Series

2 Months Away

July 29, 2016, Racine, Wisconsin

When AGA Nation asked us for scoring help with their skateboarding event that has bikes and the beach mixed in, we got them hooked up with The Boardr Live™ behind the scenes while they take care of the rest. Full Details

Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Huntington Beach

2 Months Away

July 30, 2016, Huntington Beach, California

This is the first ever World Championships of Park skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes. Full Details

Born and Raised Presented by Empire

3 Months Away

August 6, 2016, Austin, Texas

Born and Raised is a two-day BMX event in association with Chase Hawk Day. Full Details

Copenhagen Open 2016

3 Months Away

August 10 - 14, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark

The good people of CPH Skatepark want to again celebrate skateboarding by expanding the city's skate limits, every year creating new places to skate. We'll have the full schedule and details soon. Full Details

Vans Pro Skate Park Series World Championship at Malmo

3 Months Away

August 20, 2015, Malmo, Sweden

This is the first ever World Championships of Park skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Knoxville Presented by adidas

4 Months Away

September 10, 2016, Knoxville, Tennessee

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Presented by adidas

5 Months Away

October 8, 2016, Bradenton, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details

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

5 Months Away

October 22, 2016, Tampa, Florida

This will be our third annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. We'll have full details soon. Full Details

Texas Skate Jam

6 Months Away

November 5, 2016, Houston, Texas

The Texas Skate Jam is the largest and longest running charity event in skateboarding. Since 1997 they have hosted an annual event to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The #BoardrBoys are coming to host and donate event services. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Brandon Presented by adidas

6 Months Away

November 5, 2016, Brandon, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details

Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

7 Months Away

December 3, 2016, Tampa, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details

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Hope You Were There: Past Events

Harold Hunter Day X

Harold Hunter Day X

May 22, 2016, New York, New York

A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
The Boardr Am Series at New York City

The Boardr Am Series at New York City

May 21, 2016, New York, New York

The Boardr Am is a top international amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin in June to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
Red Bull Hart Lines

Red Bull Hart Lines

May 13 - 15, 2016, 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 top pros with spectating open to the public. Full Details
The Boardr Am Series at Atlanta

The Boardr Am Series at Atlanta

May 7, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

The Boardr Am is a top international amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin in June to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
The Boardr Am Series at Phoenix

The Boardr Am Series at Phoenix

April 30, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona

The Boardr Am is a top international amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin in June to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
Zappos Rideshop Series at Las Vegas

Zappos Rideshop Series at Las Vegas

April 23, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada

For the past two years we took over Fremont Street. This year we’re taking over the Zappos Campus, which are the old City Hall building in downtown Las Vegas. There’s a double set out front comparable to the size of Wallenberg, that’s never been skated... Full Details
The Boardr Am Series at Vista

The Boardr Am Series at Vista

April 16, 2016, Vista, California

The Boardr Am is a top international amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin in June to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Melbourne

Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Melbourne

April 16, 2016, Melbourne, Australia

This is the first ever World Championships of Park skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes. Full Details
#BrotherBoarderPowerSlap Classic Magazine Art Show Tour

#BrotherBoarderPowerSlap Classic Magazine Art Show Tour

April 15, 2016, Tampa, Florida

Join us for a night celebrating Florida pros and ams that have graced the cover of a magazine. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by adidas

April 9, 2016, New Smyrna, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by adidas

March 19, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details
Mano a Mano: A Woodward Mini-Ramp Game of SKATE

Mano a Mano: A Woodward Mini-Ramp Game of SKATE

March 15, 2016, Tehachapi, California

This private session is a mini-ramp game of SKATE with some of your favorite pros invited by Woodward. Full Details
The LB Project Art Show at The Boardr HQ

The LB Project Art Show at The Boardr HQ

March 4, 2016, Tampa, Florida

The Boardr is proud to be a host and stop on Lucas Beaufort's LB Project tour across key cities in the US. We'll have full details as they become available. Full Details
Storage Space, A Mark Gonzales Art Installation Presented by adidas

Storage Space, A Mark Gonzales Art Installation Presented by adidas

March 4, 2016, Tampa, Florida

This Gonz project is one of our most exciting projects of 2016. We hope to see you here for an interesting night of skateboarding history and work from one of the best minds of our time. Full Details
No Board Left Behind Presented by Element

No Board Left Behind Presented by Element

February 28, 2016, Gainesville, Florida

Buy an Element board and we'll turn your old board into a cruiser with free wheels, trucks, bearings, and bolts. Donny Barley will be there, too! Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by adidas

February 13, 2016, Zephyrhills, Florida

It's our third year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests in the southeast. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa along with a path to The Boardr Am and X Games. Full Details
Game of SKATE at The Boardr Gainesville

Game of SKATE at The Boardr Gainesville

February 6, 2016, Gainesville, Florida

Come serve up letters to the homies right out front at The Boardr. Prizes for top two, high fives and letters for everyone. Full Details
Sink or Skate at The Boardr Gainesville

Sink or Skate at The Boardr Gainesville

January 18, 2016, Gainesville, Florida

Join us for a fun and casual push around town with pit stops at local bars. Details coming soon. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

December 6, 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
Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

November 14, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Free skateboarding lessons for the entry-level rider looking to further their skill-set. Full Details
The 4th Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

The 4th Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

November 14, 2015, Los Angeles, CA

A skateboard shindig in the center of Tyler the Creator's 4th Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival mayhem. Full Details
Red Curb Rampage at The Boardr HQ

Red Curb Rampage at The Boardr HQ

November 13, 2015, Tampa, Florida

All the skateboard workers will huck their old selves at the red curb cut here! Full Details
DC Shoes Presents De la Calle/De Rua Premiere at The Boardr HQ

DC Shoes Presents De la Calle/De Rua Premiere at The Boardr HQ

November 13, 2015, Tampa, Florida

DC will be doing a premiere of De la Calle/De Rua at 8pm. Full Details
Texas Skate Jam

Texas Skate Jam

November 7, 2015, Houston, Texas

The Texas Skate Jam is the largest and longest running charity event in skateboarding. Since 1997 they have hosted an annual event to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The #BoardrBoys are coming to host and donate event services. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Brandon Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Brandon Presented by adidas

November 7, 2015, Brandon, 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
Game of SKATE at The Boardr Gainesville

Game of SKATE at The Boardr Gainesville

November 7, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Come serve up letters to the homies right out front at The Boardr. Prizes for top two, high fives and letters for everyone. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Presented by adidas

October 24, 2015, Bradenton, 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
Sink or Skate at The Boardr Gainesville

Sink or Skate at The Boardr Gainesville

October 18, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Join us for a fun and casual push around town with pit stops at local bars. Full Details
Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa

Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa

October 7 - 10, 2015, 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
Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

October 10, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Free skateboarding lessons for the entry-level rider looking to further their skill-set. Full Details
Frontside Grind Tuesdays at The Boardr HQ: Open House Session for 30 and Up

Frontside Grind Tuesdays at The Boardr HQ: Open House Session for 30 and Up

September 29, 2015, Tampa, Florida

From 6pm to 9pm on the last Tuesday of every month, come session The Boardr TF with us. Full Details
Southbound and Down II at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding Presented by Emerica

Southbound and Down II at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding Presented by Emerica

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 at Knoxville Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Knoxville Presented by adidas

September 26, 2015, Knoxville, Tennessee

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
adidas Skate Copa Global Finals at Los Angeles

adidas Skate Copa Global Finals at Los Angeles

September 19, 2015, Los Angeles, California

adidas Skate Copa is an international shop vs shop team contest where the winning shops from each stop are flown to the Global Finals. Full Details
Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope

September 19, 2015, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details
Am Getting Paid in Association with The Boardr Am Series

Am Getting Paid in Association with The Boardr Am Series

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
The Compound Collective’s Summer Meltdown at The Boardr HQ

The Compound Collective’s Summer Meltdown at The Boardr HQ

September 12, 2015, Tampa, Florida

The Compound Collective is a Florida based group showcasing creative individuals and their work. The Summer Meltdown is an event featuring independent skateboard filmmakers and photographers. Full Details
Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

Saturday School Presented by The Boardr Gainesville

September 12, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Free skateboarding lessons for the entry-level rider looking to further their skill-set. Full Details
adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Barcelona

adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Barcelona

September 5, 2015, Barcelona, Spain

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in Los Angeles. In 2015, it was expanded to a global series. Full Details
adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Copenhagen

adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Copenhagen

September 5, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in Los Angeles. In 2015, it was expanded to a global series. Full Details
Salon Des refuses Video Premiere

Salon Des refuses Video Premiere

September 4, 2015, Tampa, Florida

The title is pertaining to the original art exhibition in 1863, a presentation of works that had been rejected by the official Paris Salon. Full Details
Jive Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

Jive Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

August 28, 2015, Tampa, Florida

Marshall Nicholson's video project with Jimmy Lannon, James Coleman, and Josh Miller is complete and we're showing it on the big screen at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
Jive Video Premiere at The Boardr Gainesville

Jive Video Premiere at The Boardr Gainesville

August 26, 2015, Gainesville, Florida

Marshall Nicholson's video project with Jimmy Lannon, James Coleman, and Josh Miller is complete and we're showing it on the big screen at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
Frontside Grind Tuesdays at The Boardr HQ: Open House Session for 30 and Up

Frontside Grind Tuesdays at The Boardr HQ: Open House Session for 30 and Up

August 25, 2015, Tampa, Florida

From 6pm to 9pm on the last Tuesday of every month, come session The Boardr TF with us. Full Details
adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Melbourne

adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Melbourne

August 22, 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in Los Angeles. In 2015, it was expanded to a global series. Full Details
Dew Tour Los Angeles

Dew Tour Los Angeles

August 14 - 16, 2015, Los Angeles, California

It's our second year helping organize the skateboarding events at Dew Tour. For 2015, new stops are Chicago and Los Angeles. Full Details
Born and Raised Presented by Empire

Born and Raised Presented by Empire

August 14 - 15, 2015, Austin, Texas

Born and Raised is a two-day BMX event in association with Chase Hawk Day. Full Details
adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

adidas Skate Copa Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

August 8, 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil

This is the second year of adidas Skate Copa, a Shop vs Shop battle with the Finals in Los Angeles. In 2015, it was expanded to a global series. Full Details
Innoskate Greenville

Innoskate Greenville

August 8, 2015, Greenville, South Carolina

Skateboarding and the Smithsonian? It’s a unique and successful concept grounded in the belief that invention and innovation happen every day in places often overlooked. Full Details
Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

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

Vans' annual invite-only bowl shredding in the sands of Huntington Beach during the US Open of Surfing is on again. Full Details