Park Skateboarding World Championships

Park Skateboarding World Championships

October 29 - November 4, 2018

Nanjing, China

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Location

Fish Mouth Skatepark
Yangzijiang Ave
Jianye District
Nanjing City
Jiangsu Province, China

Course

Nanjing World Championships Park Course
Nanjing World Championships Park Course
Nanjing World Championships Park Course

Schedule

  • October 29th: Practice
    • 08:30: Registration
    • 09:00 – 11:00: Women – Practice Group 1
    • 11:00 – 13:00: Women – Practice Group 2
    • 13:00 – 14:00: Women – Open Practice
    • 14:00 – 16:30: Men – Practice Group 1
    • 16:30 – 19:00: Men – Practice Group 2
    • 19:00 – 20:00: Men – Open Practice
    • 19:00: Judges/All Contest Staff Meeting
    • 20:00: Park Closes
  • October 30th: Practice
    • 08:30: Registration
    • 09:00 – 11:00: Women – Practice Group 1
    • 11:00 – 13:00: Women – Practice Group 2
    • 13:00 – 14:00: Women – Open Practice
    • 13:00: Riders Meeting, Team Manager Meeting, and heats posted
    • 14:00 – 16:30: Men – Practice Group 1
    • 16:30 – 19:00: Men – Practice Group 2
    • 19:00 – 20:00: Men – Open Practice
    • 19:00: Riders Meeting, Team Manager Meeting
    • 20:00: Park Closes
  • October 31st: Women – Qualifiers
    • 8:30: Opening Ceremony
    • 9:00 – 10:00: Women – Open Practice
    • 10:00: Women – Qualifiers
      • Each heat will get a 5 min warm-up between heats
      • 6 skater heats
      • 3 runs each
      • Best run counts
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Top 22 advance to Semi-Finals
    • Immediately Following: Men – Open Practice
    • 20:00: Park Closes and heats posted
  • November 1st: Women – Semi-Finals and Finals
    • 9:00 – 11:00: Women – Open Practice
    • 11:00: Women – Semi-Finals
      • Top 8 from VPS Finals meet Semi-Finalists
      • Each heat will get a 10 min warm-up between heats
      • 6 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Best run counts
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 14:30: Women – Finals
      • Same format as Semi-Finals
    • 15:15: Awards
    • Immediately Following: Men – Open Practice
    • 20:00: Park Closes
  • November 2nd: Men - Qualifiers
    • 9:00 – 10:00: Men – Open Practice
    • 10:00: Men – Qualifiers
      • Each heat will get a 5 min warm-up between heats
      • 6 skater heats
      • 3 runs each
      • Best run counts
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Top 22 advance to Semi-Finals
      • Immediately Following: Men – Open Practice for Semi-Finals
    • 20:00: Park Closes and heats posted
  • November 3rd: Men – Semi-Finals and Finals
    • 9:00 – 11:00: Men – Open Practice
    • 11:00: Men – Semi-Finals
      • Top 8 from VPS Finals meet Semi-Finalists
      • Each heat will get a 10 min warm-up between heats
      • 6 skater heats
      • 4 runs each
      • Best run counts
      • Max 40 seconds or skate until you fall
      • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 14:30: Men – Finals
      • Same format as Semi-Finals
    • 15:15: Awards

Who Skates in This Event

You’ll need to be affiliated with your national federation to participate in the contest.

All VPS Finals at Suzhou skaters are eligible to skate the Park World Championships, including:

  • Transportation
  • Hotel
  • World Skate will contact you with details

Registration

Email Help@TheBoardr.com to get the registration process started. Include the following:

A photo of your passport
A clean headshot photo on a white background
Current sponsors list and stance

The registration deadline is October 21st.

$150,000 Prize Purse, $75,000 Per Gender

1st: $30,000, 2nd: $20,000, 3rd: $10,000, 4th: $5,000, 5th: $4,000, 6th: $3,000, 7th: $2,000, 8th: $1,000

Lodging

If you book an official hotel, transportation to and from the venue is included. To book a hotel and get the most current information contact:
Telephone (included country code +): 0086-18552783711
Email address: zhaojing@skateboardchina.com

Currently, the official hotel is:
Glarun Jinling Hotel
No.8 Guorui Road, Yuhuatai district, Nanjing

Entry Fee

The entry fee is $150USD. Vans Park Series Finals skaters have their entry fee waived.

You can pay your entry fee in cash on site.

Entry fees can also be paid by wire. Wire must be paid without additional bank expenses (free of charge) to World Skate at the following bank account:

WORLD SKATE BENEFICIARY: WORLD SKATE UBS Lausanne
BANK ACCOUNT: 0243-186105.61M
IBAN: CH580024324318610561M
BIC: UBSWCHZH80A
REASON OF PAYMENT (mandatory): WC SKB NANJING2018

Visas

Visas are your responsibility to obtain, but if you need an invitation letter you must send an e-mail to Rocky Wang at wangzhen@skateboardchina.com.

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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.

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