X Games Austin

June 2 - 5, 2016

Austin, Texas

This Event Has Passed

The Boardr Am Finals will be live on ESPN3 Friday at 2PM EST. This program is available only to customers of cable and internet providers that offer ESPN3 or WatchESPN.

The Boardr teamed up with ESPN to consult on Street and Park skateboarding for the X Games. We're excited about this one and the fact that it's in Austin makes it even better. This is our third year in. We hope to see you in Austin this summer. We're such locals now.

Format

Park Men's and Women's

  • Finals:
    • 12 skaters get 3, 45 second runs. Best run counts

Street Men's, Women's, and The Boardr Am Finals

  • Finals:
    • 12 skaters get 3, 50 second runs. Best run counts

Schedule

Tuesday, May 31

  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Wednesday, June 1

  • 10am - 12:30pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 12:30pm - 3pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Vert Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 5:30pm: The Boardr Am Practice
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Thursday, June 2

  • 12:30pm - 3pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Vert Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 5:30pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 5:30pm - 8pm: The Boardr Am Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 5pm - 8pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Friday, June 3

  • 11:30am - 2pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 2pm - 2:15pm: The Boardr Am Practice
  • 2:15pm - 3:30pm: The Boardr Am Finals
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Park Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 2:30pm - 3:45pm: Vert Practice
  • 4pm - 5:15pm: Vert Finals
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Street Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Big Air Practice
  • 8pm - 10pm: Big Air Finals
  • 10pm - 12:30am: G-Easy Show

Saturday, June 4

  • 10am - 11am: Women's Street Practice
  • 11am - 12:30pm: Women's Street Finals
  • 2:30pm - 3pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 4:15pm: Women's Park Finals
  • 4:30pm - 5pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 5pm - 6:30pm: Men's Street Finals
  • 5pm - 7pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 10pm - 12:30am: All Time Low and Blink 182 Show

Sunday, June 5

  • 9am - 11am: Men's Park Practice
  • 11am - 12:30pm: Men's Park Finals

Invited and Confirmed Skaters

Men's Park

Curren Caples, Pedro Barros, Ronnie Sandoval, Raven Tershy, Chris Russell, Alex Sorgente, Ben Hatchell, Greyson Fletcher, Ben Raybourn, Kevin Kowalski, Ryan Sheckler, Tom Schaar.

Men's Street

Nyjah Huston, Cody McEntire, Ryan Sheckler, Tom Asta, Ishod Wair, Shane O'Neill, Alec Majerus, Chris Joslin, Trevor Colden, Curren Caples, Chris Cole, Louie Lopez, Ryan Decenzo, Evan Smith.

The Boardr Am

One winner from each of the seven stops of the 2015-2016 season of The Boardr Am will be in the Am Contest to join specially invited ams for the 12 skater Finals.

Hermann Stene, JS Lapierre, Tyson Bowerbank, Jagger Eaton, Christian Dufrene, Jake Ilardi, Derek Holmes, Gabriel Fortunato, Mason Silva, Alex Midler, Zion Wright, Marcos Montoya.

Hotels

ESPN has special rates and room blocks for X Games skaters. Booking Link: http://events.hotelsforhope.org/group-event?id=18237

  • Embassy Suites Austin Downtown - Book by 5/17/2016
  • Hyatt Place Austin Downtown - Book by 5/13/2016
  • Hilton Austin - Book by 5/10/2016

Get Social

  • #XGames is the official event hashtag
  • Follow @XGames and @TheBoardr for updates

Park Course Rendering

X Games 2016 Course Renderings

Street Course Rendering

X Games 2016 Course Renderings

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

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Assistant

Mike Sinclair from Vista CA Skateboarder Profile

Mike Sinclair, Event Coordinator, Judge

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Logistics, Photography

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Billy Marks from Corona CA Skateboarder Profile

Billy Marks, Judge

James Craig from Fullerton CA Skateboarder Profile

James Craig, Judge

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.

Recurring Events
  • Weekends (Friday through Sunday) noon to 6pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Free skating in our private indoor warehouse.
  • Last Tuesday of Every Month 5pm to 9pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, free skating for ages 30 and up.

Upcoming Events

Join our mailing list and we'll keep you posted.

Upcoming Event Date Description
Go Skateboarding Day Off at The Boardr HQ

Go Skateboarding Day Off at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

June 21, 2018

It's on!
With everything we're doing in skateboarding all around the world almost every weekend, we're thinking this special event might simply be doing nothing but skateboarding here at our private TF. We'll keep you posted. Full Details
Grand Prix Beroun

Grand Prix Beroun

Beroun, Czech Republic

June 22 - 23, 2018

2 Days Away!
An annual pro and am skateboarding event and music festival in the Czech Republic. Full Details
Marinela Demo at Rancho Cucamonga, California

Marinela Demo at Rancho Cucamonga, California

Rancho Cucamonga, California

June 23, 2018

3 Days Away!
We're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan

July 7, 2018

2 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

July 10 - 14, 2018

3 Weeks Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 14 - 15, 2018

3 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 28th, 2018

5 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Los Angeles Area, California

Marinela Demos at Los Angeles Area, California

Los Angeles Area, California

July 26 - 29, 2018

5 Weeks Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Huntington Beach, California

July 27 - 29, 2018

5 Weeks Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 4, 2018

6 Weeks Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Brooklyn, New York

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York

August 12, 2018

8 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. There is no BMX at the Brooklyn stop. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

Berlin, Germany

August 9 - 12, 2018

7 Weeks Away
Copenhagen Open is coming to Berlin this year. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obsipo

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obsipo

San Luis Obispo, California

August 18, 2018

8 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

Singapore

August 17 - 19, 2018

8 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series Continentals lead to the World Championships in Shanghai. This is a bowl contest open to both men and women from Singapore. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Tahoe, California

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Tahoe, California

Tahoe, California

August 24 - 26, 2018

2 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

Woodward, Pennsylvania

August 31 - September 2, 2018

2 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

Malmo, Sweden

September TBD

3 Months Away
The Vans Park Series leads to the World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Full Details
The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

San Diego, California

September 8, 2018

3 Months Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

Malmo, Sweden

September 7 - 8, 2018

3 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Vans Park Series African Continental Championships

Vans Park Series African Continental Championships

Cape Town, South Africa

September 15 - 16, 2018

3 Months Away
The Vans Park Series leads to the World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Full Details
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Montreal, Canada

September 28 - 29, 2018

3 Months Away
For the second year, Am Getting Paid is hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners of each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Bradenton, Florida

October 6, 2018

4 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Open Built by Woodward Final Stop at Tehachapi, California

Hot Wheels™ Junior Open Built by Woodward Final Stop at Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi, California

October 5 - 7, 2018

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

October 11 - 12, 2018

4 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

October 18 - 19, 2018

4 Months Away
At select Marinela stores, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Shanghai, China

October 26 - 27, 2018

4 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

Tampa, Florida

October 27, 2018

4 Months Away
This will be our 5th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida

November 3, 2018

5 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

November 1 - 4, 2018

5 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

November 2 - 4, 2018

5 Months Away
This is the 7th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details
Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela at Tampa

Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela at Tampa

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

5 Months Away
The Annual Awards where we honor the top skaters in each division of Grind for Life. Full Details
Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

5 Months Away
A best trick open to anyone, including all our friends in town for Tampa Am. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 12, 2018

5 Months Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Saint Petersburg

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Florida

January 19, 2019

7 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details