Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

September 27 - 29, 2018

Montreal, Canada

This Event Has Passed

New for 2018: Women's Amateur Street Division with a $20k Prize Purse!

This year, we are hyped to announce they are adding a Women's Am division with the same $20k prize purse.

Win a Trip to Am Getting Paid! Use the Hashtag #GetMeToAGP

Hashtag your own posts with #GetMeToAGP. On Sept 18, we'll be picking two winners from there (one male, one female) to get an all expense paid trip to Am Getting Paid and a spot in the contest. Get it! Street or park footage works. See you in Montreal!

Update: Christiana Means and Shane Short Are Going to AGP!

Location

Le Taz, 8931 Avenue Papineau, Montreal, QC H2M 2G2, Canada

Registration

Register now online to save your spot at the Empire Am Getting Paid Qualifiers. 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.

Schedule

  • Thursday
    • 12pm - 2pm: Women's Open Practice and Registration
    • 2pm - 9pm: Open Practice and Registration
  • Friday
    • 11am - 1pm: Open Practice and Registration
    • 1pm - 2pm: Women’s Open Practice
    • 2pm - 3pm: Women’s Open Qualifiers
    • 3pm - 6pm: Men’s Open Qualifiers
  • Saturday
    • 10am - 2pm: Open Practice
    • 2pm - 3:45pm: Men’s Semi-Finals
    • 3:45pm - 4pm: Women's Practice
    • 4pm - 5pm: Women's Finals
    • 5pm - 6pm: Men's Finals
    • 6pm: Awards
    • $2,000 Vans Best Trick immediately following at P45
      • Open to all skaters
      • $1,000 per section
    • 10pm: After-Party at Don B Comber

Format

  • Qualifiers
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Men’s top 30 make the cut to Semi-Finals on Saturday
    • Women’s top 10 make the cut to Finals on Saturday
  • Men’s Semi-Finals
    • Top 30 from Friday Qualifiers join the pre-selected list of invited ams
    • Plus The Boardr Am winners and the top 10 from Am Getting Paid 2017
    • Jams format
    • Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
    • Jam scored on overall impression
    • Top 10 make the cut to the Finals
  • Men’s and Women’s Finals
    • Runs format
    • Three runs, one minute each, time starts on first trick, best run counts
    • Each run scored on overall impression

$20,000 Prize Purse for Both Men and Women

  • 1st: 10,000
  • 2nd: 4,000
  • 3rd: 2,500
  • 4th - 10th: 500

Social

We're using the hashtag #AmGettingPaid and #TheBoardrAm on everything. Use it with us and we'll have a nice collection of your Instas and Tweets to browse through. Follow @ThinkEmpire and @TheBoardr on Instagram for coverage.

Am Getting Paid Flyer

The Course

About

Am Getting Paid is hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners of each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal, a spot directly in the Semi-Finals, and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here.

Past Video Coverage

Empire Am Getting Paid Finals | TransWorld SKATEboarding, October 2017

Am Getting Paid Qualifiers | TransWorld SKATEboarding, October 2017

How 540 Jake Won $10,000 at Am Getting Paid, September 2017

EMPIRE AM GETTING PAID 2016 (FULL RECAP), June 2016

How Jamie Foy Won Empire Am Getting Paid 2016, June 2016

Empire Am Getting Paid 2016 - Finals, June 2016

Zoo York Am Getting Paid 2008, October 2008

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.

Upcoming Events

Join our mailing list and we'll keep you posted.

Upcoming Event Date Description
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with Cowtown at Phoenix

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with Cowtown at Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona

May 4, 2019

9 Days 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
The Boardr Am at Atlanta

The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

May 11, 2019

2 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Phoenix, Arizona

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

May 10 - 12, 2019

2 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour China

Vans Park Series Pro Tour China

Shanghai, China

May 14 - 18, 2019

3 Weeks Away
Full Details
Innoskate London

Innoskate London

London, England

May 24 - 25, 2019

4 Weeks Away
Skateboarding and the Smithsonian? It’s a unique and successful concept grounded in the belief that invention and innovation happen every day in places often overlooked. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York, New York

June 1, 2019

5 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York, New York

June 2, 2019

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

June 7 - 9, 2019

6 Weeks Away
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
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

June 15, 2019

7 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
Grand Prix Beroun

Grand Prix Beroun

Beroun, Czech Republic

June 21 - 22, 2019

8 Weeks Away
An annual pro and am skateboarding event and music festival in the Czech Republic. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour Brazil

Vans Park Series Pro Tour Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

June 19 - 23, 2019

9 Weeks Away
Full Details
The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California

July 6, 2019

3 Months Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada

Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada

Montreal, Canada

July 9 - 13, 2019

3 Months Away
Full Details
SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive Collection Day

SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive Collection Day

Tampa, Florida

July 20, 2019

3 Months Away
SanctSHOEary is a sneaker drive charity event that will put fresh shoes on local kids before school starts. We'll have open skating as usual combined with presence from key people in the sneaker community. Full Details
Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Cape Town, South Africa

July 26 - 27, 2019

3 Months Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the Finals in China. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive Distribution Day

SanctSHOEary Charity Shoe Drive Distribution Day

Tampa, Florida

August 3, 2019

4 Months Away
SanctSHOEary is a sneaker drive charity event that will put fresh shoes on local kids before school starts. We'll have open skating as usual combined with presence from key people in the sneaker community. Full Details
Vans Park Series Europa Regionals

Vans Park Series Europa Regionals

Paris, France

August 8, 2019

4 Months Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the Finals in China. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

Paris, France

August 5 - 10, 2019

4 Months Away
Full Details
Vans Park Series Asia Regionals

Vans Park Series Asia Regionals

Singapore

August 16 - 17, 2019

4 Months Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Huntington Beach, California

August 23 - 24, 2019

4 Months Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the Finals in China. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer for this event series. Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward Tahoe, California

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward Tahoe, California

Tahoe, California

August 23 - 25, 2019

4 Months Away
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
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obispo

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, California

August 31, 2019

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
Empire Open

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

August 29 - Septemer 1, 2019

4 Months Away
Each year Am Getting Paid hosts 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
Vans Park Series Pro Tour World Championships Utah

Vans Park Series Pro Tour World Championships Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

September 3 - 7, 2019

5 Months Away
Full Details
Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Woodward, Pennsylvania

Woodward, Pennsylvania

September 27 - 29, 2019

5 Months Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 11, 2019

7 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 Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Tampa, Florida

December 14, 2019

8 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