Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

September 23, 2017

Shanghai, China

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WEATHER UPDATE

Semi-Finals are now on FRIDAY!!

8am - Women's Practice!
11:30am - Women's Semis!
Men's Practice Immediately Following !
3pm - Men's Semis

Construction

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Location

Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, No. 500 East Daming Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai

Divisions

Men's and Women's

Schedule

  • Wednesday, September 20 – Practice/Registration
    • 9am - 12pm - Women
    • 12pm - 6:30pm - Men
  • Thursday, September 21 – Practice/Registration
    • 9am - 12pm - Women
    • 12pm - 6:30pm - Men
  • Friday, September 22 – Practice/Registration
    • 9am - 12pm - Women
    • 12pm - Women's Riders' Meeting
    • 12pm - 6:30pm - Men
    • 6pm - Men's Riders' Meeting
  • Saturday, September 23 - Contest
    • 9am - 10am – Men's Practice
    • 10am to 11am – Women's Practice
    • 11am to 12pm - Women's Semi-Finals
      • Top 7 Tour Challengers meet 3 Select Pros and Continental Champions
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 12pm - 12:30pm - Women's World Championships
      • Same format as Semi-Finals
      • First wall rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets
    • 12:30pm - 1pm - Men's Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm - Men's Semi-Finals
      • 20 skaters
      • Top 5 Challengers meet 15 Select Pros
      • 5 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Best run counts
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 3pm - 3:40pm - Men's Finals
      • Same format as Semi-Finals
      • First wall rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets
    • 3:45pm - 4pm - Awards
  • Sunday, September 24 - Rain Day

Official Hotel

Hyatt On the Bund, 199 Huangpu Road, Shanghai, P.R.China, Tel: +86 21 6393 1234

Men's Prize Purse

1st: $30,000, 2nd: $18,750, 3rd: $10,000, 4th: $9,000, 5th: $6,750, 6th: $6,000, 7th: $5,250, 8th: $3,750, 9th: $3,000, 10th: $2,250, 11th: $2,000, 12th: $2,000, 13th: $2,000, 14th: $2,000, 15th: $2,000, 16th: $2,000, 17th: $2,000, 18th: $2,000, 19th: $2,000, 20th: $2,000. Total: $114,750.

Women's Prize Purse

1st: $15,000, 2nd: $9,375, 3rd: $5,000, 4th: $4,500, 5th: $3,375, 6th: $3,000, 7th: $2,625, 8th: $2,000, 9th: $2,000, 10th: $2,000. Total: $48,875

Park Rendering

Vans Park Series Shanghai Bowl Rendering
Vans Park Series Shanghai Bowl Rendering
Vans Park Series Shanghai Bowl Rendering

Past Video Coverage

World Championships Men's Highlights - Malmo | 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series, August 2016

World Championships Women's Highlights - Malmo | 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series, August 2016

Vans Park Series World Championships: Live in Malmö, Sweden | Skate | VANS, August 2016

World Championships Men's - Alex Sorgente 1st Place Run - Malmo | 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series, August 2016

World Championship Part 5 - Malmö | 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series, August 2016

World Championship Part 1 - Malmo | 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series, June 2016

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