The Boardr Am Series at Vista

April 16, 2016

Vista, California

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The Boardr Am is a top international amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin in June to meet other specially invited ams. A one hour show on ESPN's World of X produced by The Boardr will document the skaters' stories of the road to Austin, Texas.

Location

Academy Skatepark, 1410 Vantage Court, Vista, California 92081

Registration

We're limited to 100 entrants per stop. Register online now to save your spot. Refunds are completely ok if you end up not skating. However, if the contest is full and you haven't registered, you're out of luck.

Register Online Now

Schedule

The schedule at every stop for The Boardr Am is the same. We run things on time and publish the Jams on @TheBoardr Insta and Twitter the night before. Get live scoring updates as the contest unfolds on The Boardr Live ™, our live and instant scoring app.

  • FRIDAY
    • 12pm - 6pm: Registration, Practice, Check-In
  • SATURDAY
    • 9am - 11am: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 11am: Qualifiers in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top 18 make the cut to the Semi-Finals
    • 3pm: Semi-Finals in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top six make the cut to the Finals
    • 4pm: Finals in Runs Format
      • Three, one minute runs, best counts
    • 5pm: Awards
      • Winner gets all expenses paid to compete in The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games Austin
    • 5:30pm: Best Trick open to everyone - $250 cash
  • SUNDAY
    • Rain Day

Questions about format? Click here to see details on Jams vs Runs format.

Academy Skatepark

Academy Skatepark in Vista, California

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The Boardr Am Skateboarding Series Vista

It Was Austyn Gillette's Idea

We had a good time making this video announcing The Boardr Am last year with Austyn Gillette. Thanks for watching. Austyn, thanks for the great advice!

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.

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Tech, Registration, Scoring

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator, Announcing

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Coverage of The Boardr Am Series at Vista

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.

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