The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

September 23, 2017

Los Angeles, California

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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

Westchester Plaza, 7200 West Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Register Now

Register now online to save your spot The Boardr Am at Los Angeles. 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: Qualifiers Heats 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 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
    • 5:30pm: Best Trick open to everyone - $250 cash

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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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

Amelia Chats With Ryan Sheckler, Skateboarders at The Boardr Am Contest, April 2016

Alex Midler, Jamie Foy & More - The Boardr Am - Vista, CA, April 2016

Recap: The Boardr Amateur Skateboarding Contest Series at Vista, California, April 2016

Tyson Bowerbank Just Won The Boardr Am 2016 - Vista CA, April 2016

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

TJ Rogers from Whitby Ontario Skateboarder Profile

TJ Rogers, Announcer

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

James Craig from Fullerton CA Skateboarder Profile

James Craig, Head Judge

John Tanner Skateboarder Profile

John Tanner, Event Assistant

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

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

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
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

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

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

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
This will be our 5th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details
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