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

This Event Has Passed

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.

Location

The Boardr HQ, 4611 North Hale Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33614.
$10 donation at the door. 5 and under free.

Waiver to Skate

Save some time and get a waiver signed ahead of time online. You need one to skate. Thanks!

Special Guests

We've got special guests PLG, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, Andy Mac, and Alex Sorgente coming this year! Autographs and a nice mini-ramp session with some of your favorite vert pros will go down as we recognize the top participants and special awards for the year. I hope you can join us at our home base in Tampa for this one. Check the Divisions rankings for the year right here.

PLG, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, Andy Mac, and Alex Sorgente coming this year!

2015 Standings

Check TheBoardr.com/GFL to see the standings in each division.

Schedule

  • 10am: Doors Open
  • 11am: Meet & Greet/Autographs with Pierre Luc Gagnon, Andy MacDonald, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, and Alex Sorgente
  • 12pm: Contests begin
    • Game of SKATE
      • 12 and Under – limited to 32 entrants
      • 13 and Up – limited to 32 entrants
    • Grind for Life Raffle
    • Jump Ramp – five skater jams, three minutes each
      • 12 and Under
      • 13 and Up
  • 2:30pm: GFL Year End Video Recap
  • Awards Ceremony for 14 Divisions
  • Awards Ceremony for Special Awards
  • Grind for Life Raffle
  • Live Music with The Bell Ringers

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.

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Event Coordinator

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, The Boardr Store

Bob Freeman from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Bob Freeman, The Boardr Store

Elliot Sloan from New York NY Skateboarder Profile

Elliot Sloan, Special Guest

Andy Macdonald from San Diego CA Skateboarder Profile

Andy Macdonald, Special Guest

Alex Sorgente from Lake Worth Florida Skateboarder Profile

Alex Sorgente, Special Guest

Jimmy Wilkins from Columbus OH Skateboarder Profile

Jimmy Wilkins, Special Guest

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

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

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
  • Weekends (Friday through Sunday) noon to 6pm 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

Join our mailing list and we'll keep you posted.

Upcoming Event Date Description
Vans Park Series Oceania Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Oceania Continental Championships

Sydney, Australia

April 25 - 29, 2018

It's on!
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Zephyrhills, Florida Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Zephyrhills, Florida Built by Woodward

Zephyrhills, Florida

May 5, 2018

8 Days Away!
An open skateboarding contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 19, 2018

3 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
Chase Hawk's Born and Raised Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley at San Diego

Chase Hawk's Born and Raised Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley at San Diego

San Diego, California

May 19, 2018

3 Weeks Away
Born and Raised will be in California for its second year in a row. This park in San Diego definitely encourages helmets. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Marinela Demos at Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 17 - 20, 2018

3 Weeks Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

Malmo, Sweden

May 25 - 26, 2018

4 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series leads to the World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Rye, New Hampshire Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Rye, New Hampshire Built by Woodward

Rye, New Hampshire

May 26 - 27, 2018

4 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil

May 30 - June 2, 2018

5 Weeks Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 2, 2018

5 Weeks Away
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
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York City, New York

June 3, 2018

6 Weeks Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Orange Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at Orange Presented by Marinela

Orange, California

June 16, 2018

7 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
Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Orange, California

June 14 - 17, 2018

7 Weeks Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Ann Arbor Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam

Grind for Life Series at Ann Arbor Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam

Ann Arbor, Michigan

July 7, 2018

3 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
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

July 13 - 14, 2018

3 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Minneapolis, Minnesota Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Minneapolis, Minnesota Built by Woodward

Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 14 - 15, 2018

3 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 28th, 2018

3 Months Away
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
Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach, California

July 26 - 29, 2018

3 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Huntington Beach, California

July 28 - 29, 2018

3 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details
Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisbon, Portugal

July 26 - 29, 2018

3 Months Away
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
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 4, 2018

4 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Copenhagen Open at Berlin

Copenhagen Open at Berlin

Berlin, Germany

August 9 - 12, 2018

4 Months Away
Copenhagen Open is coming to Berlin this year. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Brooklyn, New York Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Brooklyn, New York Built by Woodward

Brooklyn, New York

August 12, 2018

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. There is no BMX at the Brooklyn stop. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Tahoe, California Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Tahoe, California Built by Woodward

Tahoe, California

August 24 - 26, 2018

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Woodward, Pennsylvania Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Woodward, Pennsylvania Built by Woodward

Woodward, Pennsylvania

August 31 - September 2, 2018

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Europe

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Europe

Europe TBD

September 7 - 8, 2018

5 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

San Diego, California

September 8, 2018

5 Months Away
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

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Montreal, Canada

September 28 - 29, 2018

5 Months Away
For the second year, Am Getting Paid is hosting 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
Hot Wheels™ Junior Open: Final Stop at Tehachapi, California Built by Woodward

Hot Wheels™ Junior Open: Final Stop at Tehachapi, California Built by Woodward

Tehachapi, California

October 5 - 7, 2018

6 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

October 11 - 12, 2018

6 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

October 18 - 19, 2018

6 Months Away
At select Marinela stores, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

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

Tampa, Florida

October 27, 2018

6 Months Away
This will be our 5th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Shanghai, China

October 26 - 27, 2018

6 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

November 1 - 3, 2018

7 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

November 2 - 4, 2018

7 Months Away
This is the 7th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details
Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

7 Months Away
The Annual Awards where we honor the top skaters in each division of Grind for Life. Full Details
Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

7 Months Away
A best trick open to anyone, including all our friends in town for Tampa Am. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 12, 2018

7 Months Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details