Red Bull Hart Lines

May 13 - 15, 2016

Detroit, Michigan

This Event Has Passed

Red Bull Hart Lines is back for its second year. Ryan Sheckler worked closely with Red Bull to come up with a fun and unique format for this lines contest in Detroit's Hart Plaza. The invite list includes top pros with spectating open to the public. Hart Lines is also part of the Red Bull Signature Series on NBC.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
Thursday, May 12
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
  • 5pm: Riders' Meeting
  • 8pm: Launch Party
    • Garden Bowl, 4120 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
Friday, May 13
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
  • 4pm: Contest Rehearsal
  • 5pm: Qualifiers Heats posted (on TheBoardr.com, Insta @TheBoardr, Twitter @TheBoardr)
Saturday, May 14
  • 9am - 11am: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 11am: Venue opens to public
  • 10:30am: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Riders’ Meeting
  • 11am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Contest
    • Six Shops, two skaters per Shop
    • Scoring and rules are the same as the main event, except
      • Each skater gets one run in each Lane
      • Lowest score from each shop per Lane gets dropped
      • Shop’s final score is the best score from Lane 1 and Lane 2 averaged
  • 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Awards
  • 12:15pm – 1:45pm: Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Qualifiers
    • Skaters broken into two heats
    • Two runs on each Lane, best run from each counts
    • Order of skating:
      • Heat 1, Lane 1 - both runs
      • Heat 2, Lane 1 - both runs
      • Heat 1, Lane 2 - both runs
      • Heat 2, Lane 2 - both runs
    • Skate in forward direction, no stopping or redos
    • Each obstacle in each Lane may only be hit once in each Run
    • Best run from each Lane averaged to determine final score
    • Each run is timed
      • Average time from highest scored Run in each Lane will be used to calculate overall placing for time
      • Placing in terms of time is subtracted from overall average to determine overall placing
      • Maximum time penalty deduction is 10
      • Example: If average of best scores from Lane 1 and Lane 2 is 79 and skater is the 3rd fastest clocked time based on those two runs, the final score for overall placing is 79 minus 3 = 76
    • Ties will be broken by going to the second runs for each skater. If second run scores tie, it will be broken by the Head Judge
    • Top seven qualify for Finals
    • Skate against top five from 2015
Sunday, May 15 - LIVE BROADCAST AT RedBull.tv
  • 10am - 1:45pm: Practice for Finalists only
  • 11am: Venue opens to public
  • 2pm - Live Broadcast starts
  • 2:15pm: Opening Ceremony, National Anthem, and Finals
    • Order of skaters
      • Top five from 2015 will skate in reverse order
        • Ryan Decenzo, Evan Smith, Chris Cole, Tommy Fynn, Curren Caples (based on skaters attending the event)
    • Seven from Qualifiers will skate next in reverse order
    • One heat
    • Same format as above
  • Best Trick Contest immediately following
    • Cash for tricks
    • Set of BFGoodrich tires to the best overall
  • Awards
  • 7pm: After-Party - details TBD
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