Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships at South Africa

October 7 - 10, 2015

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

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


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