Grind for Life Series at Knoxville Presented by adidas

Grind for Life Series at Knoxville Presented by adidas

September 26, 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee

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The Grind for Life Series in Association with The Boardr is a Florida series of all ages/skills skateboarding contests benefiting the Grind for Life organization that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. You should pre-register now to save your spot. We are certain that most divisions will fill up. We will do our best to accommodate spots in the more popular divisions that fill up, but space and time are limited.

Location

Knoxville Skatepark, Tyson McGhee Park Street Southwest, Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

Friday:

7pm - 10pm: Pre-Contest (free) skating, BBQ, drinks, and live music

Saturday: Divsion Formats and Schedule

This is the order we're running the events in, along with the breaks for Awards. All times are approximate, but we do try to run things on time. Arrive early for your division so you don't miss it!

  • 10am: Street 9 and Under Division: Runs
  • 10:30am: Street 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 11am: Street 13 to 15 Division: Jams
  • 11:30am: Street Girls Division: Runs
  • 12pm: Awards Break
  • 12:15pm: Street 16 to 29 Division: Jams
  • 12:45pm: Street 30 and Up Division: Runs
  • 1:15pm: Street Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 1:45pm: Awards Break
  • 2pm: Bowl 9 and Under Division: Jams
  • 2:30pm: Bowl 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 3pm: Bowl Intermediate (13 to 39) Division: Jams
  • 3:30pm: Bowl Girls Division: Jams
  • 4pm: Bowl Masters (40 to 49) Division: Jams
  • 4:30pm: Bowl Grand Masters (50 and Up) Division: Jams
  • 5pm: Bowl Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 5:30pm: Awards
  • Runs format events: 2, 50 second runs, best run counts as your final score.
  • Street Jams format events: 3 skaters per jam, 3 minutes per jam. Judged on overall impression.
  • Bowl Jams format events: 8 skaters per jam, 4 runs at 30 seconds each, skate in order until you fall. Judged on overall impression.

Register Now Online

Hotel

We're staying at the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, Tennesee 37902.

Rain Day

Sunday is the rain day for all GFL events.

Hash It Out

Use the hashtag #grindforlife and follow @grindforlifeorg and @theboardr for updates and coverage on Instagram and Twitter.

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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
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