Texas Skate Jam Presented by Middleman Skateboards and Southside Skatepark

Texas Skate Jam Presented by Middleman Skateboards and Southside Skatepark

November 5, 2016

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.

Location

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

Schedule

  • 8:30am – Set-up
  • 10am – Volunteer Meeting
  • 12pm – Gates open
  • 1pm – Federal Stone Bowl Jam
    • Three minute Jams, three skaters each
    • Top five skaters advance to Final Jam
    • Final Jam is eight minutes
  • 1:45pm – Bowl Jam Best Trick: Over the spine
  • 2pm – Autographs
  • 3pm – JScott Hands Down Flatground Challenge
    • Head to head brackets like a Game of Skate
    • JScott calls the trick
    • Each skater gets one try
    • If they both bail, each skater gets one more try
    • Head judge calls who advances
    • Last skater standing wins
    • Handsdown Rules from JScott Himself
      • Handsdown cannot drag the ground or it doesn't count. Hands can't be all stiff after the land or it doesn't count. You just have to keep them handsdown and relax without making it look forced.
  • 4:15pm – Best Trick Contest on the Tech Center
  • 5pm – Awards
  • 8pm – After-Party

Buy Tickets Online

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Confirmed Skaters So Far

Just a few from the long list of pros and ams confirmed to show up and skate: Chris Cole, Evan Smith, Johnny Layton, Charlie Thomas, Raney Beres, Guru Khalsa, Ronnie Sandoval, Tate Malpass, Beaver Fleming, Mikey Whitehouse, Jack Olson, Sebo Walker

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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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