Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

August 5 - 10, 2019

Paris, France

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Location

Casanostra Skatepark, 18 Rue du Tir, 77500 Chelles, France

Registration

Women's Pro Tour Prelims are open.

Check TheBoardr.com/Vans for details on how to qualify for the Men's Pro Tour.

Schedule

  • Monday, August 5
    • 9am - 11am: Women's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 11am - 2pm: Men's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 2pm - 4pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 4pm - 6:30pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 6:30pm - 8pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Tuesday, August 6
    • 9am - 11am: Women's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 11am - 2pm: Men's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 2pm - 4pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 4pm - 6:30pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 6:30pm - 8pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Wednesday, August 7
    • 9am - 11am: Women's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 11am - 2pm: Men's Regionals Registration and Practice
    • 2pm - 4pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 4pm - 6:30pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Registration and Practice
    • 6pm: Regionals Start Lists posted and Regionals Riders’ Meeting
    • 6:30pm - 8pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Thursday, August 8
    • 12pm - 1pm: Women's Regionals Practice
    • 1pm - 2pm: Women's Regionals Prelims and Finals
    • 2pm - 3pm: Men's Regionals Practice
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men's Regionals Prelims and Finals
    • Awards immediately following
      • The winner in both Men's and Women's for each Regionals gets a spot in the World Championships in Utah along with airfare and lodging for the trip.
    • 5pm: Global Qualifiers Start Lists posted, Wildcards Announced, and Pro Tour Riders' Meeting
    • 5pm - 6pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 6pm - 7pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 6pm: Scoring Test Run
    • 7pm - 8pm: Practice for Select Pros only
  • Friday, August 9
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 11am - 2pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Prelims and Semi-Finals
    • 2pm - 3pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice - Tour Challengers only
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Prelims and Semi-Finals
    • 5pm - 7pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice - Semi-Finals only
    • 5:30pm: Men's and Women's Final Heats posted
    • 7pm - 8pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice - Finals only
  • Saturday, August 10 - live broadcast
    • 9am - 11am: Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 11am - 12pm: Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 12pm - 1pm: Women’s Finals
      • Awards immediately following
    • 1pm - 1:20pm: Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice
    • 1:20pm - 2:20pm: Men’s Finals
    • 2:20pm: Awards
    • 2:35pm - 2:55pm: $2,500 Cash for Tricks

Pro Tour 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 5 from Prelims advance to Semi-Finals
      • They meet the pre-seeded Select Pros (8) and Tour Wildcards (2)
    • 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

Regionals Format

  • Organized Jams format
  • 5 skater Jams, skate in order
  • 4 runs each
  • Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
  • Judged on overall impression
  • Top 8 advance to Finals in one Jam, same format
    • Semi-Finals will be eliminated if participation is below 15 riders

Men's Pro Tour 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 Pro Tour 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.

Hotel

An option for hotel near the venue is: Paris Nation Porte de Montreuil Hotel.

The Course

Paris Vans Park Series Course

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, Director

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Registration, Scoring

Scotty Conley aka The Body from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Scotty Conley aka The Body, Registration, Timekeeping

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Scoring Tech

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

Greg Poissonnier Skateboarder Profile

Greg Poissonnier, Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Kyle Berard from Virginia Beach VA Skateboarder Profile

Kyle Berard, Judge

The Boardr Events List

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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.

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Event Date Description
Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Huntington Beach, California

August 22 - 24, 2019

5 Days Away!
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. 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

5 Days 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

13 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
Empire Open

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

August 29 - September 1, 2019

11 Days 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 Pro Tour World Championships Utah

Vans Park Series Pro Tour World Championships Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

September 3 - 7, 2019

2 Weeks Away
The final stop and World Championships for Vans Park Series. 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 Weeks Away
An open skateboarding and BMX contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Houston

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Houston

Houston, Texas

October 5, 2019

6 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
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Huntington Beach, California

November 2, 2019

3 Months Away
This is the 8th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 11, 2019

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

December 14, 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