Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

May 6, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

This Event Has Passed

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

Ramp 48 Skatepark, 6290 Northwest 27th Way, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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.

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.

Past Video Coverage

Grind for Life Skateboarding Contest at Fort Lauderdale presented by adidas, March 2016

Recap: Grind for Life at Fort Lauderdale Presented by adidas, June 2015

Grind for Life Skateboarding Contest Series: Ramp 48 Fort Lauderdale, May 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.

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, Registration and Scoring

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, Head Judge

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photographer

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
  • 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
Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Zephyrhills, Florida

January 27, 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
Air + Style, Los Angeles

Air + Style, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

March 3 - 4, 2018

3 Months Away
We will be hosting an invite-only, transition-based contest at this year’s Air + Style. The event will also feature two main stages with 20+ musical acts. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

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Tampa, Florida

March 5, 2018

3 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 Pro. Full Details
Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Sarasota, Florida

March 24, 2018

3 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
Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

Gainesville, Florida

April 7, 2018

4 Months Away
Jump the Creek is a day of fun skateboarding events at Possum Creek in Gainesville, Florida. Full Details
6th Annual DJV Contest

6th Annual DJV Contest

Whitby, Canada

May 26, 2018

5 Months Away
DJV Skate is an annual event organized by TJ Rogers to honor Doug Victory, a friend and local skater in the community who passed away. It's an all ages and skills street contest. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 2, 2018

6 Months Away
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Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

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June 3, 2018

6 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

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Montreal, Canada

September 28 - 29, 2018

9 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
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

10 Months Away
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Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

November 2 - 4, 2018

11 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

Grind for Life Annual Awards Presented by Marinela

Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

11 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

11 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

11 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