Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa

Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa

October 7 - 10, 2015

Kimberley, South Africa

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Every year, we never get bored of holding baby lions. Add to that some of the world's best pro and am skateboarders competing for $400,000+ in US cash and you've got a great reason to globetrot to Kimberley.

Wednesday
  • 11am - 10pm: Open Vert Practice
  • 11am - 3pm: Open Street Practice
  • 11am - 5pm: Registration
  • 3pm: South African Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships
    • Open Jam format
    • 2 skaters chosen to skate in the Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships
  • 4pm: South African Vert Skateboarding World Championships
    • 6 skater Jams
    • 5 runs, best run counts
    • 8 walls back to back, run ends on a bail
  • 4pm - 10pm: Open Street Practice
  • 8pm: Stacks for Stunts
    • $2,000 is up for grabs for a pre-set list of tricks to be announced
Thursday
  • 11am - 7:45pm: Open Vert Practice
  • 11am - 6:30pm: Registration
  • 11am - 1pm: Open Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Rider Cup Qualifiers
    • Team vs Team head to head format
    • Course divided into 4 sections
    • One skater from each team skates each section
    • Each skater's score from each section counts towards Team's overall score
  • 3pm - 4pm: African Street Championships
    • Open Jam format
    • 3 skaters chosen to skate in the Kimberly Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championship Qualifiers
  • 4pm - 5pm: Open Street Practice
  • 5pm - 6:30pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships
    • 2 skaters per Jam
    • 4 minute Jams, 2 minutes in between each Jam
  • 7:45pm: Opening Ceremony
Friday
  • 11am - 7pm: Open Vert Practice and Registration
  • 9am - 12pm: Open Street Practice and Registration
  • 12pm - 1pm: Street Skateboarding World Championships Practice
  • 1pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championships Qualifiers
    • 3 skaters per Jam
    • Course split into two sections with middle hubba area being part of both sections
    • 3 minute Jams, 3 minutes in between each Jam
    • Top 12 skaters advance to Finals with 1st through 4th getting a first round bye
  • 4:30pm - 6:30pm: Rider Cup Championships
    • Team vs Team Jam format
    • 8 teams battle head to head
    • Course divided into 4 sections
    • 4 skaters per team
    • One skater from each team goes head to head on each section
    • Skaters scored individually
    • Team's 4 individual scores count towards final score
  • 7pm - 8:30pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Vert Skateboarding World Championships LIVE TV (SuperSport) AND WEBCAST (TheBoardrEvents.com)
    • 12 skaters, 2 Jams, 6 skaters per Jam
    • 5 runs, best run counts
    • 12 walls back to back, run ends on a bail
Saturday
  • 9am - 12pm: Open Street Practice
  • 12pm - 1:30pm: Top Grom Championships
    • 27 Skaters, 9 Jams, 3 skaters per Jam
    • 3 minute Jams
    • Top 12 make the cut to the Finals in the same Jam format
    • Top placing Youth skater is crowned the Youth Champion (16 and under)
  • 1:30pm - 3pm: South Africa Am Street Skateboarding World Championships
    • 27 Skaters, 9 Jams, 3 skaters per Jam
    • 3 minute Jams
    • Top 8 make the cut to the Finals in head to head bracket format
  • 3pm - 7pm: Street Skateboarding World Championships Practice
  • 7pm - 9pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championships LIVE TV (SuperSport) AND WEBCAST (TheBoardrEvents.com)
    • 12 skaters in head to head Jams using the entire course
    • 4 minute Jams, 3 minutes between each Jam
    • Final Jam is 5 minutes with 5 minutes rest before

Prize Purse

Vert Skateboarding World Championships

1st: $35,000, 2nd: 20,000, 3rd: 11,000, 4th: 5,000, 5th: 3,500, 6th: 2,500, 7th: 1,500, 8th: 1,000

Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships

1st: $15,000, 2nd: 8,000, 3rd: 5,000, 4th: 3,000, 5th: 2,500, 6th: 1,500, 7th: 1,200, 8th: 500

Street Skateboarding World Championships

1st: $100,000, 2nd: 35,000, 3rd: 12,000, 4th: 12,000, 5th: 4,000, 6th: 4,000, 7th: 4,000, 8th: 4,000, 9th: 2,000, 10th: 2,000, 11th: 2,000, 12th: 2,000, 13th: 2,000, 14th: 1,250, 15th: 1,250, 16th: 1,250, 17th: 1,250, 18th: 1,250, 19th: 1,250, 20th: 1,250

Events Run by The Boardr

Wednesday
  • 11am - 10pm: Open Vert Practice
  • 11am - 3pm: Open Street Practice
  • 11am - 5pm: Registration
  • 4pm - 10pm: Open Street Practice
Thursday
  • 11am - 7:45pm: Open Vert Practice
  • 11am - 6:30pm: Registration
  • 11am - 1pm: Open Street Practice
  • 4pm - 5pm: Open Street Practice
  • 5pm - 6:30pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships
    • 2 skaters per Jam
    • 4 minute Jams, 2 minutes in between each Jam
  • 7:45pm: Opening Ceremony
Friday
  • 11am - 7pm: Open Vert Practice and Registration
  • 9am - 12pm: Open Street Practice and Registration
  • 12pm - 1pm: Street Skateboarding World Championships Practice
  • 1pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championships Qualifiers
    • 3 skaters per Jam
    • Course split into two sections with middle hubba area being part of both sections
    • 3 minute Jams, 3 minutes in between each Jam
    • Top 12 skaters advance to Finals with 1st through 4th getting a first round bye
  • 7pm - 8:30pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Vert Skateboarding World Championships LIVE TV (SuperSport) AND WEBCAST (TheBoardrEvents.com)
    • 12 skaters, 2 Jams, 6 skaters per Jam
    • 5 runs, best run counts
    • 12 walls back to back, run ends on a bail
Saturday
  • 9am - 12pm: Open Street Practice
  • 2pm - 7pm: Street Skateboarding World Championships Practice
  • 7pm - 9pm: Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championships LIVE TV (SuperSport) AND WEBCAST (TheBoardrEvents.com)
    • 12 skaters in head to head Jams using the entire course
    • 4 minute Jams, 3 minutes between each Jam
    • Final Jam is 5 minutes with 5 minutes rest before

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

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Event Coordinator

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Live Announcer

Felix Arguelles from Los Angeles CA Skateboarder Profile

Felix Arguelles, Web and TV Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

James Craig from Fullerton CA Skateboarder Profile

James Craig, Judge

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