Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

July 25 - Aug 2, 2015

Huntington Beach, California

This Event Has Passed

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

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, Registration

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator, Announcer

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Tech, Scoring, Registration, Social Media

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Registration

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

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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Upcoming Event Date Description
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Lakeland, Florida

April 25, 2020 POSTPONED

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
Vans Park Series Oceania Regionals RESCHEDULING

Vans Park Series Oceania Regionals RESCHEDULING

Sydney, Australia

May 1 - 2, 2020 RESCHEDULING

4 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series Regionals lead to the World Championships. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Atlanta

The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

May 2, 2020

4 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 16, 2020

6 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
Swampfest

Swampfest

Wildwood, Florida

May 22 - 23, 2020

7 Weeks Away
A BMX event in a Florida swamp. Full Details
Red Bull Mind the Gap POSTPONED

Red Bull Mind the Gap POSTPONED

Atlanta, Georgia

May 30, 2020 POSTPONED

8 Weeks Away
A free and open street gap contest in downtown Atlanta. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 6, 2020

2 Months Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York City, New York

June 7, 2020

2 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour France and Europa Regionals

Vans Park Series Pro Tour France and Europa Regionals

Paris, France

June 15 - 21, 2020

2 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Montreal, Canada

July 6 - 12, 2020

3 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

South Africa

July 24 - 25, 2020

3 Months Away
The Vans Park Series Regionals lead to the World Championships. Full Details
Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Huntington Beach, California

July 30 - August 2, 2020

3 Months Away
An Invitational BMX Contest at US Open. Full Details
Vans Showdown

Vans Showdown

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 9, 2020

4 Months Away
A men and women invite-only jam format event with best trick contests and obstacles designed by select brands. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Salt Lake City, United States

August 24 - 29, 2020

4 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. 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

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

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020

5 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
Havana Skate Festival

Havana Skate Festival

Havana, Cuba

October 9 - 11, 2020

6 Months Away
Details coming soon... Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

October 23 - 25, 2020

6 Months Away
This is the 9th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

Tampa, Florida

November 5, 2020

7 Months Away
Save the date for this open house at our private TF followed by our Annual Best Trick Contest. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 9, 2020

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
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 21, 2020

7 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