The Boardr Am at San Diego

The Boardr Am at San Diego

September 8, 2018

San Diego, California

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The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams.


Linda Vista Skatepark, 6893 Osler Street, San Diego, California

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Register now online to save your spot at The Boardr Am at San Diego. 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.

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The schedule at every stop for The Boardr Am is the same. We run things on time and publish the Jams on @TheBoardr Insta and Twitter the night before.

    • 12pm - 6pm: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 5pm: Qualifiers Heats Posted (on website, Insta @TheBoardr, Twitter @TheBoardr)
    • 9am - 11am: Registration, Practice, Check-In
    • 11am: Qualifiers in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top 18 make the cut to the Semi-Finals
    • 3pm: Semi-Finals in Jam Format
      • Three skater jams, three minutes each
      • Top six make the cut to the Finals
    • 4pm: Finals in 2/5/4 Format
      • We're changing the format in the Finals this year to 2 runs and 5 best trick attempts where your best 4 out of those 7 scores counts. We call it 2/5/4 Format. Basically, Street League format. Check out The Boardr Employee Championships where we did a test run.
    • 5pm: Awards
      • Winner gets $500 towards travel expenses to compete in The Boardr Am Series Finals at Empire Am Getting Paid in Montreal with a $20,000 Prize Purse
      • The Zumiez Destroyer Award goes to The Boardr Am favorite at each stop, coming from anything having to do with ripping skating, style, side antics, or just overall killing it
      • Special thanks to our friends at Zumiez for helping with The Boardr Am travel expenses
    • 5:30pm: Best Trick open to everyone - $250 cash
    • Rain Day

Questions about format? Click here to see details on Jams vs Runs format.

Hash It Out

Use the hashtag #TheBoardrAm and follow @theboardr for updates and coverage on Instagram and Twitter.

It Was Austyn Gillette's Idea

We had a good time making this video announcing The Boardr Am with Austyn Gillette. Thanks for watching. Austyn, thanks for the great advice!

Past Video Coverage

The Boardr Am LA Recap | TransWorld SKATEboarding, September 2017

The Boardr Am - Huntington Beach Recap | TransWorld SKATEboarding, August 2017

The Boardr AM - LES Video Recap | TransWorld SKATEboarding, June 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.

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Registration, Tech

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Event Director, Logistics

TJ Rogers from Whitby Ontario Skateboarder Profile

TJ Rogers, Announcer

James Craig from Fullerton CA Skateboarder Profile

James Craig, Head Judge

Jeremy Wray from Placentia CA Skateboarder Profile

Jeremy Wray, Judge

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

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Upcoming Event Date Description


Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020 CANCELLED

3 Weeks Away
Each year Empire Open (formerly 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 World Championships United States CANCELLED

Vans Park Series World Championships United States CANCELLED

Salt Lake City, United States

September 22 - 26, 2020 CANCELLED

6 Weeks Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
Havana Skate Festival CANCELLED

Havana Skate Festival CANCELLED

Havana, Cuba


8 Weeks Away
This three-day celebration will feature various workshops with internationally renowned athletes, skateboarding demos and clinics, speaking panels of renowned cultural experts, photography and art exhibitions, and music performances. Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

October 23 - 25, 2020

2 Months Away
This is the 9th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

Tampa, Florida

November 5, 2020

3 Months Away
Save the date for this open house at our private TF followed by our Annual Best Trick Contest. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 9, 2020

3 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

November 21, 2020

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


Wildwood, Florida

April 3, 2021 RESCHEDULED

8 Months Away
A BMX event in a Florida swamp. Full Details
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York City, New York

June 6, 2021

10 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

Malibu, California

September 4, 2021

13 Months Away
A mini-ramp jam in Malibu. Full Details