Tony Hawk`s Vert Alert at Salt Lake City

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Tony Hawk`s Vert Alert at Salt Lake City

June 13 - 15, 2024

A vert contest for men and women with invited and pre-qualified skaters.

Location

Jon M. Huntsman Center, 1825 South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah

New for 2024: Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert Open Qualifiers at Tampa Pro

  • Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert Open Qualifiers are being held at Tampa Pro on April 4th and 5th. Register at Skatepark of Tampa
    • 1st through 6th get a spot in the Semi-Finals

Skaters Pre-Qualified for Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert at SLC

  • Breakdown of how the 20 men and 20 women get into Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert
    • Top 10 men and top 10 women from 2023 are pre-qualified
    • 1st through 6th from Tampa Pro go to the Semi-Finals
      • We will continue to go down the list if someone in top 6 is already pre-qualified
    • 4 wildcards
  • We encourage everyone to go to Tampa Pro, but the following skaters who placed 1st through 10th in 2023 are already pre-seeded for Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert 2024 Semi-Finals:
    • Men: Edouard Damestoy, Moto Shibata, Jimmy Wilkins, Gui Khury, Augusto Akio, Tom Schaar, Rony Gomes, Paul Luc Ronchetti, Reef Orlando, Yuro Nagahara
    • Women: Asahi Kaihara, Arisa Trew, Reese Nelson, Juno Matsuoka, Raicca Ventura, Bryce Wettstein, Ruby Lilley, Dora Varella, Lilly Stoephasius, Jada Ward
  • Confirmed wildcards:
    • Men:
    • Women: Mia Kretzer

Schedule

  • Thursday: Men’s and Women’s Practice
    • 9am - 11am: Women’s Practice Group 1
    • 11am - 1pm: Women’s Practice Group 2
    • 1pm - 2:30pm: Men’s Practice Group 1
    • 2:30pm - 4pm: Men’s Practice Group 2
    • 4pm - 5pm: Legends Practice
  • Friday: Men’s and Women’s Semi-Finals and Legends Demo
    • 9am - 10am: Legends Practice
    • 10am - 12pm: Women’s Practice
    • 12pm - 2pm: Men’s Practice
    • 2pm - 3pm: Women’s Practice
    • 3pm - 4:30pm: Women's Semi-Finals
      • Format
        • 5 minute practice before each heat
        • 10 skater heats, 4 runs each
        • Organized, in order, one at a time
        • No time limit on runs
        • Skate until you fall
        • Top 8 advance to Finals
    • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Men’s Practice
    • 5:30pm - 7pm: Men’s Semi-Finals
      • Format: Same as Women’s
    • 7pm: Legends Demo
  • Saturday: Finals, Best Trick, and Awards
    • 2:15pm - 3pm: Women's Finals Practice
    • 3pm - 3:30pm: Women’s Finals
      • Format
        • Organized, in order, one at a time
        • Skate until you fall
        • Total heat time: 30 mins
        • Each skater will receive equal amount of runs
    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm: Men’s Finals Practice
    • 4:15pm - 4:45pm: Men’s Finals
      • Same format as Women’s
    • 5pm - 5:20pm: Women’s Best Trick
      • Open to all Finalists and select wildcards
    • 5:20pm - 5:40pm: Men’s Best Trick
      • Open to all Finalists and select wildcards
    • 6pm: Awards

Purse

Tony Hawk Vert Alert Purse

Judging Criteria

  • Performance is judged on overall impression of skater in heat
  • 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

Tony Hawk Vert Ramp

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