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

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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. Jon Cos happened to also win the first ever stop of The Boardr Am in Los Angeles, taking him to the Finals at X Games. For 2015's Am Getting Paid, we're partnered up and making this one an official stop for The Boardr Am. The winner here will join us all expenses paid at The Boardr Am Finals at X Games in Austin, Texas, June 2016.

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Location

Le Taz, 8931 Avenue Papineau, Montreal, QC H2M 2G2, Canada

Schedule

Thursday, September 10
  • 3pm - 7pm: Open Practice and Registration
Friday, September 11
  • 9am - 1pm: Open Practice and Registration
  • 1pm - 6pm: Open Qualifiers
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Top 30 make the cut to Semi-Finals on Sunday
  • 10pm: Kick Off Party and "Duluth" Video Premiere
    • 6524 Rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2S 2M3
    • Free entry with contestant wristband - 18 and up
Saturday, September 12
  • 1pm - sunset: P45 Chill Day
    • BBQ and a $2,000 Vans Best Trick Contest at 4pm
    • Best Trick is open to any skaters that want to participate
Sunday, September 13
  • 9am - 1pm: Open Practice
  • 2pm - 4pm: Semi-Finals
    • Top 30 from Friday Qualifiers join the pre-selected list of invited ams
      • Preselected: Bobby De Keyzer, Enzo Cautela, Jon Cosentino, Mason Silva, JS Lapierre, Antoine Asselin, Tyson Bowerbank, Dashawn Jordan, Jack Olson, Yoshi Tanenbaum, Jayden Bono, Cody Cormier
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Top 10 make the cut to the Finals
  • 4:30pm - 6pm: Finals
    • Runs format
    • Three runs, 1 minute each, best run counts
    • Each run scored on overall impression
  • 6pm: Awards
  • 10pm: After-Party
    • Blue Dog, 3958 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y3 Canada

Hotel

Le Gouverneur Hotel Montreal , 1415 Rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2L 3Y9, 514-842-4881, Use reservation code EMPIRE to get the $127.00 per night rate for a double bed room.

Get Social

We're using the hashtag #AmGettingPaid on everything. Use it with us and we'll have a nice collection of your Instas and Tweets to browse through. Follow @ThinkEmpire and @TheBoardr for updates all weekend.

$20,000 Prize Purse

  • 1st: 10,000
    • Trip to The Boardr Am Finals at X Games
    • Trip to Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa
  • 2nd: 4,000
  • 3rd: 2,500
  • 4th - 10th: 500

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Am Getting Paid 2015 Canadian Top Am Contest

Meet the Event Staff

The Boardr Staff has decades of experience in executing top quality large and small events in our industry. Introduce yourself and hit us up with any questions or help you need.

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Tech, Registration, Scoring, Photography

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Event Coordinator, Judgeg

Nic Cote from Montreal Quebec, Canada Skateboarder Profile

Nic Cote, Announcer

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.

Upcoming Events

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Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Tampa, Florida

November 23, 2019

9 Days Away!
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Red Bull Mind the Gap

Red Bull Mind the Gap

Atlanta, Georgia

December 7, 2019

3 Weeks Away
A free and open street gap contest in downtown Atlanta. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at St Petersburg

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at St Petersburg

St Petersburg, Florida

January 11, 2020

8 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills, Florida

March 14, 2020

4 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

Malibu, California

September 5, 2020

10 Months Away
A mini-ramp jam in Malibu. Full Details
Empire Open

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020

10 Months Away
Each year Empire Open (formerly Am Getting Paid) hosts The Boardr Am Finals. Winners of each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. Full Details
The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

Tampa, Florida

November 5, 2020

12 Months Away
Save the date for this open house at our private TF followed by our Annual Best Trick Contest. Full Details