Tony Hawk Vert Alert Qualifiers and Semi-Finals

August 16 - 19, 2021

A vert contest for men and women with invited skaters and an open qualifier. The Open Qualifiers and Semi-Finals are in Vista, California and the Finals are in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Important Information

  • This event is NOT open to the public. There are no spectators allowed.
  • Skaters under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian on site at all times

Location

Tony Hawk, Inc

Registration

Register Online Now

Entry fee is $100USD.

Waiver

Everyone will be required to sign a waiver on site. If you're under 18, make sure you have a parent or legal guardian with you to sign and remain in attendance with you the entire time.

Schedule

  • Monday, August 16
    • 9am - 5pm: Registration
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 11am - 1pm: Men’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm: Women’s Semi-Finals Practice
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men’s Semi-Finals Practice
  • Tuesday, August 17
    • 9am - 5pm: Registration
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 10:45am: Men’s and Women’s Open Qualifiers Riders Meeting
    • 11am - 1pm: Men’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm: Women’s Semi-Finals Practice
    • 2:45pm: Men’s and Women’s Semi-Finals Riders Meeting
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men’s Semi-Finals Practice
  • Wednesday, August 18
    • 9am - 5pm: Registration
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 11am - 1pm: Men’s Open Qualifiers Practice
    • 1pm - 3pm: Women’s Semi-Finals Practice
    • 3pm - 5pm: Men’s Semi-Finals Practice
  • Thursday, August 19
    • 8:30am: Women’s Open Qualifiers Warm-ups
    • 9:30am: Women’s Open Qualifiers
      • Format
        • 8 skater jams, 4 runs each
        • 45 seconds max
        • Organized, in order, one at a time
        • Skate until you fall
        • Top 4 advance to Semi-Finals
    • 10:30am: Men’s Open Qualifiers Warm-ups
    • 11:30am: Men’s Open Qualifiers
      • Format: Same as Women’s
    • 12:30pm: Women’s Semi-Finals Warm-ups
    • 1:30pm: Women’s Semi-Finals
      • Format
        • 10 skater jams, 4 runs each
        • Organized, in order, one at a time
        • No time limit on runs
        • Skate until you fall
        • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 2:30pm: Men’s Semi-Finals Warm-ups
    • 3:30pm: Men’s Semi-Finals
      • Format: Same as Women’s

$75,000 Purse

Check the Finals event details for the purse breakdown.

Social

Use the hashtag #THVertAlert.

Judging Criteria

  • Performance is judged on overall impression of skater in jam
  • Judges analyze the following elements when scoring:
    • Commitment, creativity, and use of entire ramp and features
    • Distance traveled through air, slides, or grinds
    • Speed, style, flow, and power
    • Lines carry weight, but innovation and difficulty are rewarded
  • Bails after a 30 second run is completed will not factor into the skater's score

The Course

This vert ramp will be in both Vista for the Qualifiers and Semi-Finals and Salt Lake City for the Finals.

Tony Hawk Vert Ramp


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