The Boardr Events

The Boardr Events List

This is a list of events that The Boardr is associated with. To see our full industry events list, click here.

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.

Upcoming Events

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

3 Days Away!

September 23, 2017, Shanghai, China

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

3 Days Away!

September 23, 2017, Los Angeles, California

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

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

10 Days Away!

September 28 - 30, 2017, Montreal, Canada

This year, Am Getting Paid is hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners if each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details

Chase Hawk and Empire Present the 3rd Annual Born and Raised

2 Weeks Away

October 7, 2017, Pflugerville, Texas

Born and Raised is a BMX event in association with Chase Hawk. Full Details

Hot Wheels™ Junior Open, Built by Woodward

2 Weeks Away

October 6 - 8, 2017, Tehachapi, California

An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids under 16 of all skill levels. Full Details

Grind for Life at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

3 Weeks Away

October 14, 2017, Bradenton, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Woodward Riviera Maya Street Contest

4 Weeks Away

October 20 - 22, 2017, Cancun, Mexico

An invite only street contest with a focus on Mexican skaters. This is the grand opening of a new Woodward location and also includes a vert demo with Tony Hawk. Full Details

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope Finals

5 Weeks Away

October 28, 2017, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details

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

5 Weeks Away

October 28, 2017, Tampa, Florida

This will be our 4th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

6 Weeks Away

November 4, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Exposure Skate

6 Weeks Away

November 3 - 4, 2017, Encinitas, California

This is the 6th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Doom Sayers

7 Weeks Away

November 9th, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're planning a Best Trick contest on our new stuff we recently built in HQ. Details coming soon... Full Details

Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

7 Weeks Away

November 9, 2017, Tampa, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. We'll have details soon. Full Details

Past Events

Traffic 'Look Left' Video Premiere

Friday, September 15, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We'll be open later than our usual noon to 5pm for free skating and showing the Traffic video at 8pm. Full Details

Vert World Championships at Nanjing

September 6 - 9, 2017, Nanjing, China

The Vert World Championships for both men and women will happen here in Nanjing. Full Details

Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

August 19, 2017, Singapore

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Grind for Life at Simi Valley Presented by Marinela

August 8, 2017, Simi Valley, California

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington

July 28 - August 6, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

July 28 - 30, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

July 29, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

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

Lisboa Stone Crushers

July 27 - 29, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Lisboa Stone Crushers is a contest at various street spots in Lisbon, Portugal, including a vert contest in the heart of the city. Full Details

Copenhagen Open

July 19 - 23, 2017, 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. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

July 8, 2017, Vancouver, Canada

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Grind for Life at Huntington Beach Presented by Marinela

July 1, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Chase Hawk's BORN AND RAISED San Diego Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley

June 24, 2017, San Diego, California

Born and Raised is a BMX event in association with Chase Hawk. Full Details

Machismo Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

June 23, 2017, Tampa, Florida

Machismo is a local video premiere at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Grind for Life at Houston Presented by Marinela

June 17, 2017, Houston, Texas

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Grind for Life at Knoxville Presented by Marinela

June 10, 2017, Knoxville, Tennessee

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Harold Hunter Day

June 4, 2017, New York, New York

A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details

The Boardr Am at NYC

June 3, 2017, New York, New York

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

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

May 22 - 27, 2017, Malmo, Sweden

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

5th Annual DJV Contest

May 27, 2017, Whitby, Canada

DJV Skate is an annual event organized by TJ Rogers to benefit a friend and local skater in the community who passed away. It's an all ages and skills street contest. Full Details

Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

May 22 - 25, 2017, Malmo, Sweden

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Red Bull Hart Lines

May 13, 2017, Detroit, Michigan

Red Bull Hart Lines is back for its third year. 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

Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

May 6, 2017, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series National Championships at Colombia

April 22, 2017, Bogota, Colombia

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

April 15, 2017, Sarasota, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Serra Negra

April 7 - 8, 2017, Serra Negra, Brazil

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series National Championships at Brazil

April 6 - 7, 2017, Serra Negra, Brazil

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series National Championships at Chile

March 25, 2017, Santiago, Chile

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Saturday, March 11, 2017, Zephyrhills, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Manly

February 27 - March 4, 2017, Manly, Australia

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series Oceania Continental Championships

February 27 - March 4, 2017, Manly, Australia

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Foundation "Oddity" Video Showing

February 17, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're showing the Foundation "Oddity" video at 7pm. Doors open at noon as usual for free skating all the way through the end of the video. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela

Saturday, February 11, 2017, New Smyrna, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

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

February 7 - 8, 2017, Tehachapi, California

This private session is a mini-ramp game of SKATE with some of your favorite pros invited by Woodward. Full Details

Welcome "Fetish" Video Premiere

January 20, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're showing Welcome's "Fetish" video at 7pm after an all day free and open session here at HQ. Full Details

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

December 3, 2016, Tampa, Florida

At the Annual Awards we recognize all the season rankings winners and special moments and people that support Grind for Life and make it what it is. Full Details

Asian Skateboarding Championships

November 25 - 27, 2016, Shanghai, China

An international street and bowl contest sanctioned by the International Skateboarding Federation. Top Asian skateboarders will be competing for a total prize purse of RMB300,000. The Boardr Live is running the background scoring and registration support. Full Details

'Timeline' Film Festival Presented by The Compound Collective

November 19, 2016, Tampa, Florida

The Compound Collective is a Florida based group showcasing creative individuals and their work. Last year's stop at The Boardr HQ, The Summer Meltdown, featured independent skateboard filmmakers. They're back this year with all new work. Full Details

Exposure Skate

November 5, 2016, Encinitas, California

This is the 5th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. It is also a fundraiser for Carol's House, a local shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Full Details

Grind for Life Series at Lakeland Presented by adidas

November 5, 2016, Lakeland, 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

Texas Skate Jam Presented by Middleman Skateboards and Southside Skatepark

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

Innoskate Cambridge

October 28 - 29, 2016, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

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

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

Grind for Life Series at Bradenton Presented by adidas

October 1, 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

Grind for Life Series at Knoxville Presented by adidas

Sepetember 10, 2016, Knoxville, Tennessee

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope Finals

September 3, 2016, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details

Vans Pro Skate Park Series World Championship at Malmo

August 20, 2016, 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

Copenhagen Open 2016

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

Born and Raised Presented by Empire

August 6, 2016, Austin, Texas

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

AGA's Bikes, Boards and Beach Series

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

July 23 - 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