Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

July 25 - Aug 2, 2015

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

Vans' annual invite-only bowl shredding in the sands of Huntington Beach during the US Open of Surfing is on again. This year, we're helping our BMX buddies with some number crunching and letting them use The Boardr Live ™ to run their events. We've got the full schedule for both below.

Live Results

Check the Jams and watch results as they come in with The Boardr Live scoring app.

Skateboarding

Saturday, July 25

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

Sunday, July 26

  • 12pm - 2pm: Shop Battle Practice and Registration
  • 2pm - 5pm: Shop Battle Contest
    • 12 invited shops, 3 skaters each
    • 6 minute shop Jams, 3 minutes between each
    • Skaters scored individually, team average counts as shop score
    • Top 2 shops advance to Finals
    • Finals: 2, 15 minute Shop Jams, 5 minutes between each

Monday, July 27

  • 12pm - 4pm: Women's Practice and Registration
  • 4pm - 6pm: Industry Skate Day

Tuesday, July 28

  • 12pm - 2pm: Open Practice and Registration
  • 2pm - 3pm: Women's Practice
  • 3pm - 5pm: Women's Contest Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 4 Jams, 10 minutes each
    • Top 6 advance to the Finals for a 15 minute Jam
    • All jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds

Wednesday, July 29

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Thursday, July 30

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Friday, July 31

  • 2pm - 4pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 4pm - 6pm: Invitational Qualifiers Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 8 jams, 4 skaters, 10 minutes each jam, 3 minutes between each jam
    • Top 10 overall advance to Semi-Finals to meet 10 invited skaters
    • All jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds

Saturday, August 1

  • 11am - 3pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 3pm - 4:45pm: Invitational Semi-Finals Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 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
  • 4:45pm - 5:45pm: Invitational Finals Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 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
  • 5:45pm - 6pm: Cardiel Cash
  • 6pm: Awards

Addtional Judging Info

  • 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.

$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

BMX

Wednesday, July 29

  • 9am - 1pm: Practice and Registration

Thursday, July 30

  • 9am - 1pm: Practice and Registration

Friday, July 31

  • 9am - 11am: Practice and Registration
  • 11am - 1pm: Prelims Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 35 invited riders
    • Top 5 riders from 2014 advance directly to the 2015 Finals
    • 3 heats of 10 riders
    • 25 minute organized Jam session, 3 runs per rider, in order
    • Top 15 advance to the Finals

Sunday, August 2

  • 9am - 11:30am: Practice and Registration
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm: Finals Live Webcast at VansUSOpenOfSurfing.com
    • 2 heats of 10 riders, top 15 from Prelims plus top 5 from the 2014 Finals
    • 25 minute organized Jam session, 3 runs per rider, in order
  • 12:20pm - 12:25pm: High Air
  • 12:30pm - 12:40pm: Awards

$35,000 Prize Purse

  • 1st - $10,000
  • 2nd - $5,000
  • 3rd - $3,500
  • 4th - $2,500
  • 5th - $2,000
  • 6th - $1,800
  • 7th - $1,600
  • 8th - $1,400
  • 9th - $1,200
  • 10th - $1,000
  • 11th -15th $500
  • 16th-20th $200
  • Best Line during the Prelims - $500
  • Best Trick during the Prelims - $500
  • High Air (after the Final) - $500

Addtional Judging Info

  • All scores based on overall impression.

Site Map

Van Doren Invitational Huntington Beach Site Map


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