Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Sao Paulo

May 30 - June 2, 2018

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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About

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.

Location

Parque Candido Portinari, Avenida Queiroz Filho 1365

Hotel

We're staying at the Quality Hotel Faria Lima, R. Diogo Moreira, 247 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, 05423-010, Brazil. Phone: +55 11 2197-7050.

Divisions

Men's and Women's

Registration

For men, only Select Pros and Tour Challengers skate in the Global Qualifiers events. For women, the Prelims at Global Qualifiers stops are open for anyone to enter and you can register and save your spot below. Female Select Pros do not need to register. They are already seeded in the Semi-Finals. Find out more about how the entire Vans Park Series works at TheBoardr.com/Vans.

Schedule

  • Wednesday, May 30
    • 9am - 12pm: Women’s Registration and Practice
    • 12pm - 4pm: Men’s Registration and Practice
    • 4pm – 5:30pm: Men’s Practice - Select Pros and Tour Wildcards only
  • Thursday, May 31
    • 9am - 12pm: Women’s Registration and Practice
    • 12pm - 4pm: Men’s Registration and Practice
    • 4pm – 5:30pm: Men’s Practice - Select Pros and Tour Wildcards only
    • 5pm: Rider Meeting, Event Wildcards announced, and Heats posted
    • 5pm: Scoring Test Run
  • Friday, June 1
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Practice
    • 11am - 2pm: Women’s Prelims and Semi-Finals
    • 2pm - 3pm: Men’s Practice - Tour Challengers only
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men’s Prelims
    • 5pm - dark: Men’s Practice - Semi-Finals only
    • 5:30pm: Men's Semi-Finals Heats and Women's Final Heat posted
  • Saturday, June 2 - Live Broadcast in the Vans Park Series App
    • 9am - 11am: Men’s Practice
    • 11am - 12pm: Women’s Practice
    • 12pm - 1pm: Women’s Finals
    • 1pm - 3pm: Men’s Semi-Finals
    • 3pm - 4pm: Men’s Finals

Format

  • Men’s
    • 5 skater Heats for Prelims and Semi-Finals
    • 4 runs each
    • Best run counts
    • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
    • Top 5 from Prelims advance to Semi-Finals
      • They meet 15 pre-seeded Select Pros (8) and Tour Wildcards (7)
    • Top 8 from Semi-Finals advance to Finals
    • Same format
    • In the Finals: First trick rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets
  • Women’s
    • 5 skater Heats for Prelims and Semi-Finals
    • 4 runs each
    • Best run counts
    • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
    • Top 12 from Prelims advance to Semi-Finals
      • Prelims will be eliminated if participation is below 15 skaters
      • They meet the pre-seeded Select Pros (8)
    • Top 8 from Semi-Finals advance to Finals
    • Same format
    • In the Finals: First wall rebate on last run only, one time only, clock resets

Men's Prize Purse

1st:$20,000, 2nd:$15,000, 3rd:$10,000, 4th:$5,000, 5th:$4,000, 6th:$3,000, 7th:$2,000, 8th:$1,500, 9th - 20th:$1,000.

Women's Prize Purse

1st:$20,000, 2nd:$15,000, 3rd:$10,000, 4th:$5,000, 5th:$4,000, 6th:$3,000, 7th:$2,000, 8th:$1,500, 9th - 15th:$1,000.

Social

Follow @TheBoardr, @VansParkSeries, and #VansParkSeries for the coverage and the latest information on the series.

The Course

Vans Park Series Brazil Course

Past Video Coverage

Top 3 Runs from Vans Park Series 2017: São Paulo, April 2017

Vans Park Series Brazil Highlights | 2017 Vans Park Series, April 2017

Worlds Best Bowl Skaters in Finals at Vans Park Series 2017 Brazil, April 2017

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.

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Tech and Registration

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Webcast and Scoring

Marco Cruz from Florianopolis Santa Catarina Skateboarder Profile

Marco Cruz, Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

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