Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

April 15, 2017

Sarasota, Florida

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It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa.

Location

Payne Skatepark, 2110 Adams Street, Sarasota, Florida 34237

Register Now

Skip the check-in line and register now online. You can go straight to skating and skip check-in when registering online. Refunds are completely okay if you can't make it. Email Rob@TheBoardr.com for a refund.

Register Online

Waiver Required

Sign your waiver ahead of time here, or get your parent or legal guardian to if you're under 18.

Park Walkthrough

We’ll be doing the Street on the plaza area and the Bowl on the bigger flow area surrounding the blue quarterpipe.

Schedule

Times are approximate, but we try to be as on schedule as possible at each stop. The number of participants can affect these start times, so arrive early for your division.

  • 10am: Street 9 and Under Division: Jams
  • 10:30am: Street 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 11am: Street 13 to 15 Division: Jams
  • 11:30am: Street Girls Division: Jams
  • 12pm: Awards Break
  • 12:15pm: Street 16 to 29 Division: Jams
  • 12:45pm: Street 30 and Up Division: Jams
  • 1:15pm: Street Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 1:45pm: Awards Break
  • 2pm: Bowl 9 and Under Division: Jams
  • 2:30pm: Bowl 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 3pm: Bowl Intermediate (13 to 39) Division: Jams
  • 3:30pm: Bowl Girls Division: Jams
  • 4pm: Bowl Masters (40 to 49) Division: Jams
  • 4:30pm: Bowl Grand Masters (50 and Up) Division: Jams
  • 5pm: Bowl Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 5:30pm: Awards
  • Street Jams format events: 3 skaters per jam, 3 minutes per jam. Judged on overall impression.
  • Bowl Jams format events: 8 skaters per jam, 3 runs at 30 seconds each, skate in order until you fall. Judged on overall impression.

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

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Event Coordinator Assistant

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, Head Judge

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

Jake Ilardi from Sarasota FL Skateboarder Profile

Jake Ilardi, Marinela Branding

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
  • Weekdays noon to 5pm 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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Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

10 Months Away

September 28 - 29, 2018, Montreal, Canada

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