Southbound and Down IV at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

October 28, 2017

Tampa, Florida

This Event Has Passed

This will be our 4th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ.

Location

The Boardr Headquarters, 4611 North Hale Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33614

Schedule

  • Friday Night
    • Pre Party at Crowbar
      • Doors at 8pm
      • $10 donation
      • Toke, Beerwolf, and Weltesser playing
  • Saturday
    • Food and drink served all day
    • Free haircuts courtesy of Bentley Salon
    • Free tattoos courtesy of Krystal Ralph
    • 9am - Load in
    • 11am - Open to public - no cover
    • 12pm - Wiener Grab - free to enter
    • 1pm - Beer provided by PBR
    • Raffle 1
    • 2pm - Head to Head Slow Races - free to enter
    • Raffle 2
    • 3:30pm - Best Garage Built Bike Award - free to enter
    • Load Out
    • 4pm - Ride to After-Party
    • 8pm - Elite Gentleman's Club, no cover, 8804 66th Street North, Pinellas Park

Booth Space: $50

Indoor booths include electricity, outdoor booths do not. Exact spots will be assigned during the week of the event.

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Good Hash

Use the hashtag #southboundanddown and follow @southbound_and_down and @theboardr for updates and coverage.

Hotel

Econo Lodge Airport at RJ Stadium
4732 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, Florida 33614
(813) 874-6700
$64 nightly

Southbound and Down 4

Past Video Coverage

Southbound and Down III at The Boardr HQ, October 2016

Southbound and Down II at The Boardr HQ Presented by Emerica, July 2015

Southbound and Down - On The Boardr, October 2014

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.

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Event Coordinator

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, Event Coordinator

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Lurker

Vince Kenney from Sacramento CA Skateboarder Profile

Vince Kenney, Parking

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photographer

Andy Johnson from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Andy Johnson, The Boardr Store

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.

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Event Date Description
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

May 26 - 27, 2018

5 Days 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 Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil

May 30 - June 2, 2018

9 Days Away!
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 2, 2018

12 Days 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 City, New York

June 3, 2018

13 Days Away!
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Orange

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Orange

Orange, California

June 16, 2018

3 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
Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Orange, California

June 14 - 17, 2018

3 Weeks Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Go Skateboarding Day Special Event at The Boardr HQ

Go Skateboarding Day Special Event at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

June 21, 2018

4 Weeks Away
Save the date! Join us on Go Skateboarding Day for a special event here at our home base in Tampa. We'll have full details soon. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan

July 7, 2018

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 Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

July 13 - 14, 2018

7 Weeks Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 14 - 15, 2018

7 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 28th, 2018

2 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
Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisbon, Portugal

July 26 - 29, 2018

2 Months Away
Lisboa Stone Crushers is a contest at various street spots in Lisbon, Portugal, including a vert contest in the heart of the city. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach, California

July 26 - 29, 2018

2 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Huntington Beach, California

July 28 - 29, 2018

2 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 4, 2018

3 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
CPH Open at Berlin

CPH Open at Berlin

Berlin, Germany

August 9 - 12, 2018

3 Months Away
Copenhagen Open is coming to Berlin this year. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Brooklyn, New York

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York

August 12, 2018

3 Months Away
An open skateboarding contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. There is no BMX at the Brooklyn stop. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. 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 24 - 26, 2018

3 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

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

Woodward, Pennsylvania

August 31 - September 2, 2018

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

Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

Malmo, Sweden

September TBD

4 Months Away
The Vans Park Series leads to the World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

Malmo, Sweden

September 7 - 8, 2018

4 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

San Diego, California

September 8, 2018

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
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Montreal, Canada

September 28 - 29, 2018

4 Months Away
For the second year, Am Getting Paid is hosting 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
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Bradenton, Florida

October 6, 2018

5 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
Hot Wheels™ Junior Open Built by Woodward Final Stop at Tehachapi, California

Hot Wheels™ Junior Open Built by Woodward Final Stop at Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi, California

October 5 - 7, 2018

5 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

October 11 - 12, 2018

5 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

October 18 - 19, 2018

5 Months Away
At select Marinela stores, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

Tampa, Florida

October 27, 2018

5 Months Away
This will be our 5th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Shanghai, China

October 26 - 27, 2018

5 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

November 1 - 3, 2018

6 Months Away
At select locations, we're setting up our mobile street course in the parking lot to demo some skateboarding and sample some Marinela snacks and other products. You're welcome to come roll with us. Full Details
Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida

November 3, 2018

6 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
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

November 2 - 4, 2018

6 Months Away
This is the 7th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details
Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela at Tampa

Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela at Tampa

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

6 Months Away
The Annual Awards where we honor the top skaters in each division of Grind for Life. Full Details
Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

6 Months Away
A best trick open to anyone, including all our friends in town for Tampa Am. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 12, 2018

6 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