Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela in Association with the Dave Tuck Skate Jam at Ann Arbor

June 15, 2019

Ann Arbor, Michigan

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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.

This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa where top skaters in each category are recognized.

Location

Ann Arbor Skatepark, 350 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Waiver Required

Sign your waiver ahead of time here, or get your parent or legal guardian to if you're under 18.

Schedule

Times are approximate, but we try to be as on schedule as possible at each stop. The number of participants can affect these start times, so arrive early for your division.

  • Street Jams format events: 3 skaters per jam, 3 minutes per jam. Judged on overall impression.
  • Bowl Jams format events: 8 skaters per jam, 3 runs at 30 seconds each, skate in order until you fall. Judged on overall impression.

Register Now

If you've never entered a GFL contest before, your first time is FREE! Register in person for that and we will put you in the contest when you show up.

For everyone else, registration is $35 online, $40 day of. 8.5% sales tax added to Florida stops.

Skip the check-in line and register now online. You can go straight to skating and skip check-in when registering online. Refunds are completely okay if you can't make it. Email Rob@TheBoardr.com for a refund.

Register Online

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Course Photos

GFL Ann Arbor Course
GFL Ann Arbor Course
GFL Ann Arbor Course

Past Video Coverage

Grind for Life Series at Ann Arbor, Michigan Presented by Marinela, July 2018

The Grind for Life National Skateboarding Contest Series, 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.

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Director, Photography

Rob Meronek from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Rob Meronek, Tech, Scoring, Photography

Garold Vallie from Detroit MI Skateboarder Profile

Garold Vallie, Announcer

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, Head Judge

Dan Pond from Ann Arbor MI Skateboarder Profile

Dan Pond, 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
Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Cape Town, South Africa

July 26 - 27, 2019

7 Days Away!
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. Full Details
Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Huntington Beach, California

July 26 - 28, 2019

7 Days Away!
An Invitational BMX Contest at US Open. Full Details
Vans Showdown

Vans Showdown

Huntington Beach, California

July 29 - August 4, 2019

10 Days Away!
A men and women invite-only jam format event with best trick contests and obstacles designed by select brands. Full Details
Vans Park Series Europa Regionals

Vans Park Series Europa Regionals

Paris, France

August 8, 2019

3 Weeks Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Los Angeles

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

August 10, 2019

3 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
Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

Vans Park Series Pro Tour France

Paris, France

August 5 - 10, 2019

3 Weeks Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. Full Details
Vans Park Series Asia Regionals

Vans Park Series Asia Regionals

Singapore

August 16 - 17, 2019

4 Weeks Away
It's the fourth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. Full Details
Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Americas Regionals

Huntington Beach, California

August 22 - 24, 2019

5 Weeks 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 Weeks 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

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
Empire Open

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

August 29 - September 1, 2019

6 Weeks Away
Each year 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

7 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

2 Months 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

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
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Huntington Beach, California

November 2, 2019

4 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

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 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

5 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