Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

Van Doren Invitational at Huntington Beach

July 26 - August 2, 2014

Huntington Beach, California

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This is Vans' annual bowl jam in the sands of Huntington Beach.

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Van Doren Invitational Webcast 2014

Saturday, July 26

  • 12pm - 5pm: Shop Battle Practice and Registration

Sunday, July 27

  • 12pm - 2pm: Shop Battle Practice and Registration
  • 2pm - 5pm: Shop Battle Contest

Monday, July 28

  • 12 noon – 3 pm: Industry Skate Day + Womens Practice & Registration
  • 3 pm – 6 pm: Womens Practice & Registration

Tuesday, July 29

  • 12pm - 2pm: Open Practice
  • 2pm - 4pm: Women’s Practice
  • 4pm - 6pm: Women’s Contest

Wednesday, July 30

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Thursday, July 31

  • 2pm - 6pm: Invitational Practice and Registration

Friday, August 1

  • 2pm - 4pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 4pm - 6pm: Invitational Qualifiers

Saturday, August 2

  • 11am - 3pm: Invitational Practice and Registration
  • 3:15pm - 4:45pm: Invitational Semi-Finals
    • 5 jams, 4 skaters, 12 minutes each, 3 minutes between each jam
    • Top 10 overall advance to Finals
    • All jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds
    • Judges choose 2 Wild Cards to advance to Finals
    • View skaters in the Semi-Finals with live results here
  • 4:45pm - 5:40pm: Invitational Finals
    • 4 jams, 3 skaters, 10 minutes each, 3 minutes between each jam
    • Jams start with an intro run - skate until you fall - up to 40 seconds
    • Results for the Finals will be announced on site and on the webcast at the Awards Ceremony
  • 5:40pm - 6pm: Cardiel Cash
  • 6pm: Awards

Addtional Judging Info

  • Any 540 spin (or more) with a grab that consists of take-off and landing on the same wall, counts for ZERO points.
  • No grab 540’s and any 540 (or more) with take-off and landing on different walls counts as normal.
  • All scores based on overall impression.

Social Media and Coverage

Use the hashtags #vandoreninvitational and #vansusopen and follow @vansskate and @theboardr for updates, results, and more information as VDI happens. Check back right here for video coverage from Ride Channel on our show, On The Boardr.

$100,000 Prize Purse

PlaceInvitationalWomen'sShop Battle
1st$25,000$5,0001st Team: $3,000
2nd15,0003,0002nd Team: 2,000
3rd10,0002,5001st Individual: 1,000
4th6,5002,000
5th4,0001,500
6th3,0001,000
7th2,500
8th2,000
9th1,500
10th1,000
11th750
12th750
13th500
14th500
15th500
16th500
17th500
18th500
19th500
20th500
  • Random Cash for Tricks: $1,000
  • Cardiel Cash: $2,000
  • G-Shock Never Blend In Award: $1,000
  • G-Shock Never Blend In Award, Women's: $1,000


The Bowl

Van Doren Invitational Huntington 2014 Bowl


Van Doren Invitational 2014 at US Open

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