Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

Van Doren Invitational at Vancouver

July 9 - 11, 2015

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vans is bringing back their Van Doren Invitational to Canada this year at Hastings. Check out all the coverage from last year.

Schedule

Thursday

  • 12pm - Registration and Open Practice

Friday

  • 10am - Registration and Open Practice
  • 2pm - Invitational Qualifiers
    • 32 skaters
    • 8 skater jams
    • 4, 40-second runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
    • Top 10 advance to Semi-Finals to meet pre-qualified skaters
  • Autograph signing immediately following Qualifiers

Saturday

  • 12pm - Registration and Open Practice
  • 2pm - Semi-Finals Live webcast at Vans.com/VDICanada
    • 10 invited skaters meet top qualifiers from Friday
    • 4 jams of 5 skaters each
    • 4, 40-second runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
    • Top 6 advance to Finals
  • 4pm - Finals Live webcast at Vans.com/VDICanada
    • 30 minute jam
    • Max 40-second runs, skate in order until you fall
    • Each skater gets equal amount of runs
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
  • 4:40pm - Cardiel Cash
  • 5pm - Awards

Off Site and After-Party Events

Friday, 7pm to 10pm
Todd Francis Art Show at Antisocial, 2337 Main Street

Saturday, 6pm to 10pm
Weirdo Dave Art Show at Crack Gallery, 360 Carrall St

Saturday, 10pm to 2am
Van Doren Invitational Official After Party, Fortune Sounds Projects Space, 147 East Pender

Hotel

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7, Canada
604-683-1234

Shuttles

There will be shuttles to and from the bowl, which is a 10 minute drive from this hotel that we'll all be staying at.

Vans Van Doren Vancouver Shuttle Schedule

Total Prize Purse: $75,000

Invitational Purse

  • 1st: $15,000
  • 2nd: $12,500
  • 3rd: $10,000
  • 4th: $7,500
  • 5th: $5,000
  • 6th: $4,000
  • 7th: $3,000
  • 8th: $2,500
  • 9th: $2,000
  • 10th: $1,500
  • 11th: $1,000
  • 12th: $1,000
  • 13th: $1,000
  • 14th: $1,000
  • 15th: $1,000
  • 16th: $1,000
  • 17th: $1,000
  • 18th: $1,000
  • 19th: $1,000
  • 20th: $1,000

Cardiel Cash Best Trick

  • $2,000

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, Announcer and Event Coordinator

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Tech, Registration, Scoring

Brian Howard from San Diego CA Skateboarder Profile

Brian Howard, Head Judge

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