DIGITAL Grind for Life Presented by Marinela at Des Moines in Association with Skate DSM and Subsect Skate Shop

October 18 - November 16, 2020

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.

Entries are accepted October 18 - November 16, 2020

Location

Waiver Required

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

How It Works

  • A DIGITAL version of a standard Grind For Life contest
  • Film a one-minute continuous line at Lauridsen Skatepark
  • Submit your entry for your division (street, bowl, or both - photos below)
  • Judges score your runs like a regular GFL contest
  • Season Rankings points awarded like a regular GFL contest

Submit Your Entry Now

Format

  • Must be filmed between now and November 16
  • Your entry is one continuous run
  • It must be unedited, continuous footage, up to one-minute long
  • Film your entry, then register at GFLSeries.com

Registration

Submit Your Entry Now

Schedule

  • Sunday, October 18th
    • Registration opens for entries
    • Watch for highlights from contest entries posted on The Boardr social
  • Monday, November 16th
    • Deadline to submit your entry at GFLSeries.com
  • Wednesday, November 18th
    • Judging takes place at The Boardr HQ
  • Thursday, November 19th
    • Winners announced and results published on Instagram
    • 9am: Street
    • 12pm: Bowl
    • Prize packs mailed
  • Friday, November 20th
    • GoPro Clip of the Day Event!
    • 12pm: We’re pulling the 10 best tricks from all the entries and doing a “round of applause” Insta vote to narrow it down to the top two
  • Saturday, November 21st
    • 12pm: Voting for top two GoPro Clip of the Day Event! begins on our Insta Story
  • Sunday, November 22nd
    • 12pm: GoPro Clip of the Day Event! posted

Judging Criteria

Three qualified judges determine run scores based on a combination of difficulty, style, use of course, and trick selection. Their scores are averaged for your final score.

Points and Prizing

  • This “stop” will award points towards the Season Rankings just like a regular GFL
  • 1st - 3rd in each Division receives a prize pack and trophy
  • GoPro Clip of the Day Event! receives a GoPro

Social

We're using the hashtag #GFLSeries.

The Course

Note: Bowl for the Bowl Divisions is the one circled in red. Entire Street course applies for the Street Division.

Grind for Life Des Moines Course



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