Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

September 27 - 29, 2018

Montreal, Canada

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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!


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


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.

Register For Men's Division Register For Women's Division


  • 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


  • 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


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


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


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.

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
Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Marinela Demos at Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

November 14 - 16, 2018

It's on!
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 Saint Petersburg

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Florida

February 2, 2019

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
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

March 4, 2019

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 Pro. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York, New York

June 1, 2019

7 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, New York

June 2, 2019

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