Empire Am Getting Paid

June 17 - 19

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Location

Le Taz, 8931 Avenue Papineau, Montreal, QC H2M 2G2, Canada

Schedule

Thursday
  • 6pm - 9pm: Open Practice and Registration
Friday
  • 9am - 1pm: Open Practice and Registration
  • 1pm - 6pm: Open Qualifiers
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Top 30 make the cut to Semi-Finals on Sunday
  • 10pm - 3am: Kick Off Party
    • TRH-BAR, 3699, St Laurent, Montreal, QC
Saturday
  • 2pm - sunset: Vans Best Trick at P45, BBQ and music begins
    • All proceeds donated to P45, including $1,000 courtesy of Empire and Vans
  • 4pm: Best Trick Contests – open to any skaters that want to participate
    • Section 1 – 30 mins (15 mins each direction)
    • Section 2 – 30 mins (15 mins each direction)
    • Section 3 – 30 mins
  • 5pm - 9pm: Open Practice
Sunday
  • 9am - 1pm: Open Practice
  • 2pm - 4pm: Semi-Finals
    • Top 30 from Friday Qualifiers join the pre-selected list of invited ams
      • Winners of Tampa Am, Phoenix Am, The Boardr Am Finals, and the top 10 from Am Getting Paid 2015
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Top 10 make the cut to the Finals
  • 4:30pm - 6pm: Finals
    • Runs format
    • Three runs, 1 minute each, time starts on first trick, best run counts
    • Each run scored on overall impression
  • 6pm: Awards

Hotel

We're staying at Hotel Lord Berri, 1199, Rue Berri, Montreal. Use reservation code EMPIRE for a special rate of $139.00/night. Available from June 16th through June 20th.

Get Social

We're using the hashtag #AmGettingPaid on everything. Use it with us and we'll have a nice collection of your Instas and Tweets to browse through. Follow @ThinkEmpire and @TheBoardr on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat for coverage.

$20,000 Prize Purse

  • 1st: 10,000
  • 2nd: 4,000
  • 3rd: 2,500
  • 4th - 10th: 500

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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
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

March 4, 2019

8 Days 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 Pro. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at New Smyrna

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at New Smyrna

New Smyrna, Florida

March 16, 2019

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
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Huntington Beach, California

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach, California

April 5 - 7, 2019

5 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding contest (no BMX at this stop) for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

April 13, 2019

6 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 Oceania Regionals

Vans Park Series Oceania Regionals

Sydney, Australia

April 10 - 14, 2019

6 Weeks Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Red Bull Mind the Gap

Red Bull Mind the Gap

Atlanta, Georgia

May 11, 2019

3 Months Away
Mind the Gap is a street gap contest open to everyone down to jump. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Phoenix, Arizona

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

May 10 - 12, 2019

3 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Vans Park Series China

Vans Park Series China

Shanghai, China

May 14 - 18, 2019

3 Months Away
Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York, New York

June 1, 2019

4 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
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York, New York

June 2, 2019

4 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Rye, New Hampshire

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Rye, New Hampshire

Rye, New Hampshire

June 7 - 9, 2019

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Vans Park Series Brazil

Vans Park Series Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

June 22, 2019

4 Months Away
Full Details
Vans Park Series Canada

Vans Park Series Canada

Montreal, Canada

July 13, 2019

5 Months Away
Full Details
SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive

SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive

Tampa, Florida

July 27, 2019

5 Months Away
SanctSHOEary is a sneaker drive charity event that will put fresh shoes on local kids before school starts. We'll have open skating as usual combined with presence from key people in the sneaker community. Full Details
Vans Park Series France

Vans Park Series France

Paris, France

August 10, 2019

6 Months Away
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 23 - 25, 2019

6 Months Away
An open skateboarding contest (no BMX at this stop) for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Montreal, Canada

August 29 - Septemer 1, 2019

6 Months Away
Each year Am Getting Paid hosts 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
Vans Park Series World Championships Utah

Vans Park Series World Championships Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

September 7, 2019

7 Months Away
Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

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

Woodward, Pennsylvania

September 27 - 29, 2019

7 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 11, 2019

9 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 Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Tampa, Florida

December 14, 2019

10 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