Texas Skate Jam

Texas Skate Jam

November 7, 2015

Houston, Texas

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The Texas Skate Jam is the largest and longest running charity event in skateboarding. Since 1997 they have hosted an annual event to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The #BoardrBoys are coming to host and donate event services.


Southside Skatepark, 510 Iowa Street, South Houston, Texas 77587


  • 8:30am – Set-up
  • 10am – Volunteer Meeting
  • 12pm – Gates open
  • 1pm – Ace Bowl Jam
    • Three minute Jams, three skaters each
    • Top five skaters advance to Final Jam
    • Final Jam is six minutes
  • 1:45pm – Autographs
  • 2:30pm – Fastest Flatground Trick
    • This can be anything…kickflip, hardflip, tre flip, bigspin…or just do the same but switch!
  • 3pm – Best Trick Contest Presented by Diamond – obstacle TBD
  • 4pm – Best Trick Contest Presented by South Shore + The Boardr + Southside Skatepark – obstacle TBD
  • 5pm – Awards
  • 8pm – After-Party at The Hay Merchant
    • 1100 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77006

Buy Tickets Online

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Confirmed Pros and Ams

Just a few of the pros and ams you'll see this year include: Jamie Thomas, Erik Ellington, Paul Hart, Daniel Espinoza, Mikey Taylor, Chris Cole, Tom Schaar, Joey Brezinski, Cody McEntire, TJ Rogers, Sierra Fellers, the local area's most ripping skaters, and more.

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We're using the hashtag #TexasSkateJam on this one.

Texas Skate Jam 2015 at Southside Skatepark

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 and Announcer

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

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.

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