Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Serra Negra

April 7 - 8, 2017

Serra Negra, Brazil

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Location

Fazenda Agua Santa, Serra Negra, Brazil

Global Qualifiers Divisions

Men's Only

Hotel

We're staying at the Hotel Cordilheira in Serra Negra, 20 minutes from the skatepark.

Prices:
Single - R$248 per day with breakfast
Double - R$310 per day with breakfast

Additional hotels:

Hotel Shelton
Single R$248 / Double R$310 per person
e-mail: jonis@hotelshelton.com.br

Hotel Grand Resort
Single R$360 / Double R$450
e-mail: eventos@grandresortserranegra.com.br

Hotel Montana
Single R$130 / Double R$200
e-mail: recepcao@hotelmontana.com.br

The reservation code "Vans Park Series Serra Negra" is good at Hotel Shelton, Hotel Montana, and Hotel Grand Resort.

National Championships Divisions

Men's and Women's

How It Works

Click here for the full details on who skates which events in the Vans Park Series.

  • Tuesday, April 4
    • 9am: Women’s National Championships Registration and Practice
    • 11am: Men's National Championships Registration and Practice
    • 1pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 3pm – 5:30pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Wednesday, April 5
    • 9am: Women’s National Championships Registration and Practice
    • 11am: Women’s National Championships Heat Sheets Posted and Riders Meeting
    • 11am: Men's National Championships Registration and Practice
    • 1pm: Men’s National Championships Heat Sheets Posted and Riders Meeting
    • 1pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 3pm – 5:30pm: Practice for Select Pros only
    • 5pm: Scoring Test Run
    • 6pm: Event Wildcards announced
  • Thursday, April 6
    • 9am: Women’s National Championships Practice
    • 10am: Women’s National Championships Prelims
      • Organized jams format
      • 5 skater jams, skate in order
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Judged on overall impression
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
      • Cuts may be adjusted based on participation
    • 11am: Men’s National Championships Practice
    • 12pm: Men’s National Championships Prelims
      • Organized jams format
      • 5 skater jams, skate in order
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Judged on overall impression
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
      • Cuts may be adjusted based on participation
    • 2pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 2pm – 3:30pm: Practice for Tour Challengers only
    • 3:30pm – 5:30pm: Practice for Select Pros only
    • 5pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Heats posted and Riders Meeting
  • Friday, April 7
    • 9am: National Championships Finals Practice
    • 9:30am: Women’s National Championships Finals Practice
    • 10am: Women’s National Championships Finals
      • Finals - same format as Prelims
      • Winner gets a spot in Continental Championships Semi-Finals
    • 10:30am: Men’s National Championships Finals Practice
    • 11am: Men’s National Championships Finals
      • Finals - same format as Prelims
      • Winner gets a spot in Continental Championships Semi-Finals
    • 11:30am: VPS Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 2pm - 5pm: VPS Global Qualifiers Prelims
      • 20 skaters consisting of Tour Challengers (18) and Event Wildcards (2)
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 45 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 5 advance to Semi-Finals
    • 5pm (or earlier if possible) - 5:30pm - Practice for VPS Global Qualifiers Semi-Finals
    • 5pm: Semi-Finals Heats posted
  • Saturday, April 8 - live broadcast
    • 11am UPDATE! now starts at 9am due to weather: VPS Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm UPDATE! now starts at 11:30am due to weather: VPS Global Qualifiers Semi-Finals
      • 20 skaters
      • Top 5 from Qualifiers meet 15 pre-seeded Select Pros (8) and Tour Wildcards (7)
      • There will always be 20 skaters in the Semi-Finals
      • 2 alternates permitted in Practice
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 45 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 3pm - 4pm UPDATE! now starts immediately after Semis due to weather: VPS Global Qualifiers Finals
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 45 seconds or skate until you fall
      • First wall rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets
      • Best run counts

Prize Purse

1st:$20,000, 2nd:$15,000, 3rd:$10,000, 4th:$5,000, 5th:$4,000, 6th:$3,000, 7th:$2,000, 8th:$1,500, 9th - 20th:$1,000.

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

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Tech, Scoring, Broadcast

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Registration, Scoring

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Kyle Berard from Virginia Beach VA Skateboarder Profile

Kyle Berard, Judge

Leo Kakinho from Florianopolis  Skateboarder Profile

Leo Kakinho, Judge

Paulo Davi from Sao Paulo  Skateboarder Profile

Paulo Davi, Announcer

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