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
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 28th, 2018

6 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
Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Huntington Beach, California

July 27 - 29, 2018

6 Days Away!
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Los Angeles Area, California

Marinela Demos at Los Angeles Area, California

Los Angeles Area, California

July 26 - 29, 2018

4 Days 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 Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 30 - August 4, 2018

12 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
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 Weeks 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
CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

Berlin, Germany

August 9 - 12, 2018

2 Weeks Away
Copenhagen Open is coming to Berlin this year. Full Details
Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

Singapore

August 17 - 18, 2018

3 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series Continentals lead to the World Championships in Shanghai. This is a bowl contest open to both men and women from Singapore. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obsipo

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obsipo

San Luis Obispo, California

August 18, 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
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

4 Weeks 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

5 Weeks 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 3 - 6, 2018

6 Weeks 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 3 - 8, 2018

6 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
The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

San Diego, California

September 8, 2018

6 Weeks 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
Vans Park Series African Continental Championships

Vans Park Series African Continental Championships

Cape Town, South Africa

September 14 - 15, 2018

7 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series leads to the World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Full Details
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

Montreal, Canada

September 27 - 29, 2018

2 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
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

3 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

Bradenton, Florida

October 7, 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
Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

October 11 - 12, 2018

3 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 Series Presented by Marinela at Austin

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Austin

Austin, Texas

October 13, 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
Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

October 18 - 19, 2018

3 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
Chase Hawk and Empire BMX Present the 4th Annual Born and Raised at Austin

Chase Hawk and Empire BMX Present the 4th Annual Born and Raised at Austin

Austin, Texas

October 20, 2018

3 Months Away
Born and Raised is an open, all ages and skills, BMX contest series. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Shanghai, China

October 26 - 27, 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
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

3 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
Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida

November 3, 2018

4 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
Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

November 1 - 4, 2018

4 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
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

November 2 - 4, 2018

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Saint Petersburg

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Florida

January 19, 2019

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