The Boardr Am at NYC

The Boardr Am at NYC

June 3, 2017

New York, New York

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The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. We'll have details on the rest of the stops and the Series Finals stop real soon.

Location

LES Skatepark, 62 Pike Street New York, New York

Register Now

Register now online to save your spot The Boardr Am at NYC. Refunds are completely okay if you can't make it. Entering the contest after it is already full, however, is not possible. Please take care of your registration before that happens.

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Schedule

The schedule at every stop for The Boardr Am is the same. We run things on time and publish the Jams on @TheBoardr Insta and Twitter the night before.

  • FRIDAY
    • 12pm - 6pm: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 5pm: Start List Posted (on website, Insta @TheBoardr, Twitter @TheBoardr)
  • SATURDAY
    • 9am - 11am: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 11am: Qualifiers in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top 18 make the cut to the Semi-Finals
    • 3pm: Semi-Finals in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top six make the cut to the Finals
    • 4pm: Finals in Runs Format
      • Three, one minute runs, best counts
    • 5pm: Awards
      • Winner as well as top placing NYC skater gets all expenses paid to compete in The Boardr Am Series Finals at Empire Am Getting Paid in Montreal with a $20,000USD Prize Purse
      • The Zumiez Destroyer Award goes to The Boardr Am favorite at each stop, coming from anything having to do with ripping skating, style, side antics, or just overall killing it
      • Special thanks to our friends at Zumiez for helping with The Boardr Am travel expenses
  • SUNDAY
    • Rain Day

Questions about format? Click here to see details on Jams vs Runs format.

Hash It Out

Use the hashtag #TheBoardrAm and follow @theboardr for updates and coverage on Instagram and Twitter.

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Help us spread the word about The Boardr Am on Insta and Twitter, thanks!

The Boardr Am Skateboarding Series

It Was Austyn Gillette's Idea

We had a good time making this video announcing The Boardr Am last year with Austyn Gillette. Thanks for watching. Austyn, thanks for the great advice!

Past Video Coverage

Interview with Jake Ilardi, Winner of The Boardr Am at New York City, May 2016

Recap: The Boardr Am at New York City, May 2016

The Boardr Am NYC 2016, May 2016

Yoshi Tanenbaum Interviewed by Tim O'Connor After Winning The Boardr Am NYC, May 2015

Chris Nieratko Chats with You at The Boardr Am at New York City, May 2015

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

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Event Assistant, Registration

Rodney Torres from Queens NY Skateboarder Profile

Rodney Torres, Announcer

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Pat Stiener from Lakeland FL Skateboarder Profile

Pat Stiener, Head Judge

Dan Pensyl from Brooklyn NY Skateboarder Profile

Dan Pensyl, Judge

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

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.

Upcoming Events

Woodward Riviera Maya Street Contest and Grand Opening

It's on!

October 20 - 21, 2017, Cancun, Mexico

An invite only street contest with a focus on Mexican skaters. This is the grand opening of a new Woodward location and also includes a vert demo with Tony Hawk. Full Details

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope Finals

8 Days Away!

October 28, 2017, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details

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

8 Days Away!

October 28, 2017, Tampa, Florida

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

Marinela Demo in Tampa

11 Days Away!

October 31, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Tampa

12 Days Away!

November 1, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Lakeland

13 Days Away!

November 2, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Lakeland

2 Weeks Away

November 3, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

2 Weeks Away

November 4, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

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

Exposure Skate

2 Weeks Away

November 3 - 4, 2017, Encinitas, California

This is the 6th 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 at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

3 Weeks Away

November 9, 2017, Tampa, Florida

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. We'll have details soon. Full Details

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Doom Sayers

3 Weeks Away

November 9, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're planning a Best Trick contest on our new stuff we recently built in HQ. Details coming soon... Full Details

'SICKhead' Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

3 Weeks Away

November 10, 2017, Tampa, Florida

SICKhead is a video based in San Diego, CA featuring Kevin Love, Tyler Bolar, Ronnie Kessner, and John Dilorenzo. Full Details

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

4 Weeks Away

November 13, 2017, Tampa, Florida

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

Air + Style, Los Angeles

5 Months Away

March 3 - 4, 2018, Los Angeles, California

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

Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

6 Months Away

April 7, 2018, Gainesville, Florida

Jump the Creek is a day of fun skateboarding events at Possum Creek. We'll have full details on this one coming soon. Full Details

Harold Hunter Day

8 Months Away

June 1, 2018, New York City, New York

A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details

The Boardr Am at New York City

8 Months Away

June 2, 2018, New York City, New York

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