Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014

Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014

October 2 - 5, 2014

Kimberley, South Africa

This Event Has Passed

Last year Nyjah Huston blew the doors off and took home $100,000 USD. This year will be the 4th annual repeat of top pros and ams globetrotting to Kimberley, South Africa for a ripping weekend of skateboarding for top prize money.

Kimberley Diamond Cup is an “open” event. There is a spot in the Qualifiers waiting for every pro and top am that can make it down to Kimberley. We hope to see you there to join us for not just great skateboarding, but an amazing experience with the South African culture and people.

KDC 2014 Live Webcast Schedule

  • KimberleyDiamondCup.com
  • Saturday, Vert World Championship Finals: 7pm - 8:30pm SAST
  • Sunday, Street Finals, 4:30 - 6:30pm SAST
  • Live TV times are the same. Saturday is on Supersport 2 and Sunday is on Supersport 6

Get Social

  • Follow @theboardr and @kimberleydiamondcup for updates. Use the hashtags #kdcskate and #skateworldchamps all weekend with us so we'll have a nice summary of all your photos from KDC.
Thursday: Women’s Street Qualifiers and South African Vert Finals
  • 11am – 2pm: Open Street Practice
  • 2pm – 3pm: South African Women’s Street Practice
  • 3pm - 3:30pm: South African Women’s Street Qualifiers
    • Open Jam format
    • 2 skaters chosen to skate in the Women’s Street World Championships
  • 4pm: South African Vert Finals and Awards
    • 6 skater Jams
    • 5 runs, best run counts
    • 8 walls back to back, run ends on a bail
  • 3:30pm – 10pm: Open Street Practice
  • 8pm – 8:30pm: Stacks For Stunts
    • $2,000 is up for grabs for a pre-set list of tricks to be announced
Friday: Rider Cup Team Qualifiers, South African Am Street Qualifiers, Mini Mega World Championships, and Women’s Street World Championships
  • 11am - 12pm: Open Street Practice
  • 11am - 5pm: Open Vert and Mini Mega Practice
  • 12pm - 1pm: Rider Cup Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Rider Cup Team 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: South African Am Street Open Qualifiers and Youth Qualifiers
    • Open Jam format
    • The top skaters will be chosen to skate in the South African Am Street and Youth Championships
  • 4pm - 5pm: Open Street Practice
  • 4:30pm - 6pm: Mini Mega World Championships and Awards
    • 12 skaters, 2 Jams, 6 skaters per Jam
    • 8 runs, best run counts
  • 5pm - 6:30pm: Women’s Street Practice
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Women’s Street World Championships and Awards
    • 2 skaters per Jam
    • 4 minute Jams, 2 minutes in between each Jam
  • 7:45pm - 9pm: Opening Ceremonies, Concert, and Fireworks
Saturday: Street World Championship Qualifiers, Vert World Championship Finals, and Rider Cup Team Championships
  • 9am - 1pm: Open Street Practice
  • 9am - 4:30pm: Open Vert World Championship Practice
  • 1pm - 4pm: KDC Street World Championship Qualifiers
    • 36 skaters, 12 Jams, 3 skaters per Jam
    • Course split into two sections with middle hubba area being part of both sections
    • 3 minute Jams, 4 minutes in between each Jam
    • Top 12 skaters advance to Finals with 1st through 4th getting a first round bye
  • 4pm - 4:30pm: Rider Cup Practice
  • 4:30pm - 6:30pm: Rider Cup Team Championships and Awards
    • 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: Vert World Championship Finals and Awards live on SuperSportTV
    • 12 skaters, 2 Jams, 6 skaters per Jam
    • 5 runs, best run counts
    • 12 walls back to back, run ends on a bail
  • 8:30pm - 11:30pm: Concert
Sunday: South African Am Street, Mini Mega Gap Best Trick, and Street World Championship Finals
  • 9am - 12pm: Open Street Practice
  • 12pm - 2pm: South African Am Street and Youth Championships and Awards
    • Jam format
    • 24 Skaters, 8 Jams, 3 skaters per Jam
    • 4 minute Jams, 4 minutes in between each Jam
    • Top placing Youth skater is crowned the Youth Champion (16 and under)
  • 2pm - 4:30pm: Finalists Street Practice
  • 3pm - 4pm: Mini Mega Gap Best Trick Contest and Awards
    • 20 minute open Jam format
  • 4:30pm - 6:30pm: KDC Street World Championship Finals and Awards
    • 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
  • 6:30pm: Closing Ceremonies

Prize Purse

Vert Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: 35000
  • 2nd: 20000
  • 3rd: 12000
  • 4th: 6000
  • 5th: 4000
  • 6th: 3000
  • 7th: 2000
  • 8th: 1000

Mini Mega World Championships

  • 1st: 22000
  • 2nd: 15000
  • 3rd: 10000
  • 4th: 6000
  • 5th: 4000
  • 6th: 3000
  • 7th: 2000
  • 8th: 1000

Mini Mega Best Trick

  • 1st: 5000

Street Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: 100000
  • 2nd: 40000
  • 3rd: 15000
  • 4th: 15000
  • 5th: 4500
  • 6th: 4500
  • 7th: 4500
  • 8th: 4500
  • 9th: 3000
  • 10th: 3000
  • 11th: 3000
  • 12th: 3000
  • 13th: 3000
  • 14th: 1500
  • 15th: 1500
  • 16th: 1500
  • 17th: 1500
  • 18th: 1500
  • 19th: 1500
  • 20th: 1500
  • 21st: 1000
  • 22nd: 1000
  • 23rd: 1000
  • 24th: 1000

Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: 15000
  • 2nd: 10000
  • 3rd: 5000
  • 4th: 3500
  • 5th: 3000
  • 6th: 2000
  • 7th: 1000
  • 8th: 500

South African Street Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: R 20000
  • 2nd: R 10000
  • 3rd: R 5000
  • 4th: R 2500
  • 5th: R 2500

Rider Cup Team Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: R 25000
  • 2nd: R 10000
  • 3rd: R 5000

South African Women's Street Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: R 10000
  • 2nd: R 6000
  • 3rd: R 4000

South African Youth Street Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: R 10000
  • 2nd: R 6000
  • 3rd: R 4000

South African Vert Skateboarding World Championships

  • 1st: R 10000
  • 2nd: R 5000
  • 3rd: R 3000
  • 4th: R 1000
  • 5th: R 1000

Nightlife

Kimberley Diamond Cup Nightlife

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