Grind for Life at Houston Presented by Marinela

June 17, 2017

Houston, Texas

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

Southside Skatepark, 510 Iowa Street, South Houston, Texas 77587

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

The Grind for Life National Skateboarding Contest Series, April 2017

Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela, April 2017

The Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela, March 2017

Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela, February 2017

Grind for Life Skateboarding Series 2015 at Lakeland, Florida, February 2015

Grind for Life Bradenton, Florida Skateboarding Contest, October 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.

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Event Coordinator

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

Jordan Miles from Houston TX Skateboarder Profile

Jordan Miles, 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
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Rye, New Hampshire

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Rye, New Hampshire

Rye, New Hampshire

May 26 - 27, 2018

It's on!
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Helmets are required at all Hot Wheels Junior Series events. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil

May 30 - June 2, 2018

4 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
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 2, 2018

7 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
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York City, New York

June 3, 2018

8 Days Away!
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Orange

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Orange

Orange, California

June 16, 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
Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Marinela Demos at Orange, California

Orange, California

June 14 - 17, 2018

3 Weeks 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
Go Skateboarding Day Special Event at The Boardr HQ

Go Skateboarding Day Special Event at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

June 21, 2018

4 Weeks Away
Save the date! Join us on Go Skateboarding Day for a special event here at our home base in Tampa. We'll have full details soon. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan

July 7, 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
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

July 10 - 14, 2018

7 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
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 14 - 15, 2018

7 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 28th, 2018

2 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
Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisboa Stone Crushers

Lisbon, Portugal

July 26 - 29, 2018

2 Months Away
Lisboa Stone Crushers is a contest at various street spots in Lisbon, Portugal, including a vert contest in the heart of the city. Full Details
Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Marinela Demos at Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach, California

July 26 - 29, 2018

2 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
Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Huntington Beach, California

July 28 - 29, 2018

2 Months Away
It's the third year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details
Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 4, 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
CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

CPH OPEN: CPH > BER

Berlin, Germany

August 9 - 12, 2018

3 Months Away
Copenhagen Open is coming to Berlin this year. 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 Months 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
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

3 Months 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

3 Months 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 TBD

4 Months 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 7 - 8, 2018

4 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
The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

San Diego, California

September 8, 2018

4 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
Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

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Montreal, Canada

September 28 - 29, 2018

4 Months Away
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Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton

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Bradenton, Florida

October 6, 2018

5 Months Away
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Hot Wheels™ Junior Open Built by Woodward Final Stop at Tehachapi, California

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Tehachapi, California

October 5 - 7, 2018

5 Months Away
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Marinela Demos at San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas

October 11 - 12, 2018

5 Months Away
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Marinela Demos at Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas

October 18 - 19, 2018

5 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
Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

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October 27, 2018

5 Months Away
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Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

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October 26 - 27, 2018

5 Months Away
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Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

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Tampa, Florida

November 1 - 3, 2018

6 Months Away
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Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Lakeland

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Lakeland, Florida

November 3, 2018

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