Kimberley Diamond Cup 2013

Kimberley Diamond Cup 2013

September 29

Kimberley, South Africa

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Our friends at CA PROductions and World Skateboarding are running the Kimberley Diamond Cup this weekend in South Africa. The Boardr crew is on staff in a few positions from live announcing to tech to photography to judging and more. Catch Nyjah Huston, Evan Smith, Manny Santiago and many other top pros and ams here this weekend on the live webcast or on live TV here in South Africa. We've got the full schedule for you here.

Thursday, Sept 26th: Girls Street & Am Vert

  • 9am: Registration/Practice for Girls Street and Am Vert
  • 10am: Girls Street
    • 4 minute jams
    • 4 skaters each
  • 11am: Vert
    • Skate in order
    • 5 runs, best counts, 50 second max
  • 12pm – 5pm: Registration and Open Practice

Friday, Sept. 27th: Vert World Championship & All Cities Jam

  • 10am – 5pm: Open Vert and Big Air Practice
  • 10am – 11am: South African Am Open Qualifier
    • Open Jam
    • Designated number of skaters will be chosen to skate in the South African Am
  • 11am – 2pm: Open Street Practice
  • 2pm – 4:30pm: Hood to Hood Team Skateboarding Championships
    • 8 teams
    • Single elimination
    • Head-to-head jam format
    • 4 minute jams on entire course
    • Judged on overall impression
    • Highest overall score from each of the 4 sections per team advances
  • 5pm – 6pm: Vert World Championship
    • 12 skaters
    • 2 Jams
    • 6 skaters per Jam, skate in order
    • 5 runs, best counts
    • 12 walls back-to-back
    • If skater falls prior to 12th wall, run is over
    • All runs are scored even if skater doesn’t make all 12 walls
    • 50% of score, Big Air is other 50%
    • Overall time is 58 minutes
  • 6:15pm – 8:15pm: Concert and Opening Ceremonies – details TBD
  • 8:15pm: Fireworks

Saturday, Sept. 28th: Big Air & Street World Championship Qualifiers

  • Live TV & Webcast 4:30pm – 6pm South African Standard Time
  • 10am – 1pm: Open Street Practice
  • 12pm – 4:30pm: Big Air Practice
  • 1pm – 4pm: Street World Championship Qualifiers
    • 36 Skaters
    • 12 Jams
    • 3 skaters per Jam
    • Course split into 2 sections with middle hubba area being part of both sections
    • 3 minute Jams
    • 4 minutes in between each Jam
    • Judged on overall impression
    • Top 12 skaters advance to Finals with 1st through 4th getting a first round bye
    • Overall time is 2 hours and 48 minutes
  • 4pm – 4:30pm: Concert – details TBD
  • 4:30pm – 6pm: Big Air Finals and Awards
    • 12 skaters – same as Vert skaters
    • 2 Jams
    • 6 skaters per Jam, skate in order
    • 8 runs, best counts
    • 5 minutes in between each Jam
    • Judged on overall impression
    • 50% of score, Vert is other 50%
    • Overall time is 58 minutes

Sunday, Sept. 29th: Am Street, Big Air Gap Best Trick, & Street World Championship Finals

  • Live TV & Webcast 4pm – 6pm South African Standard Time
  • 10am – 12pm: Open Street Practice
  • 12pm – 2pm: South African Am Street
    • 24 Skaters
    • 6 Jams
    • 4 skaters per Jam
    • Course split into 2 sections with middle hubba area being part of both sections
    • 4 minute Jams
    • 4 minutes in between each Jam
    • Skaters judged on overall impression
    • Overall time is 1 hour and 46 minutes
    • Prizes for top 3
  • 3pm – 4pm: Big Air Gap Best Trick
    • Same skaters as Vert and Big Air
    • 20 minute Jam
    • Not judged in conjunction with Big Air and Vert
  • 3pm – 4pm: Street World Championship Practice
  • 4pm – 6pm: Street World Championship Finals and Awards
    • 12 Skaters in head to head Jams using the entire course
    • 4 minute Jams
    • 3 minutes in between each Jam
    • Final Jam is 4 minutes with 6 minute rest before
    • Skaters judged on overall impression
    • Overall time is 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Closing Cermonies – details TBD

Prize Purses

Street Purse

  • 1st – $100,000
  • 2nd – $40,000
  • 3rd – 4th – $15,000
  • 4th – 8th – $4,500
  • 9th – 13th – $3,000
  • 14th – 20th – $1,500
  • 21st – 24th – $1,000

Vert/Big Air Purse

  • 1st – $60,000
  • 2nd – $30,000
  • 3rd – $20,000
  • 4th – $15,000
  • 5th – $5,000
  • 6th – $3,000
  • 7th – $2,500
  • 8th – $2,500

Big Air Best Trick Purse

  • 1st – $5,000
  • 2nd – $3,000
  • 3rd – $2,000

All Cities Purse

  • 1st – R25,000
  • 2nd – R10,000
  • 3rd – R5,000

KDC Am Purse

  • 1st – R20,000
  • 2nd – R10,000
  • 3rd – R5,000
  • 4th – R2,500
  • 5th – R2,500

Women’s Street Purse

  • 1st – R10,000
  • 2nd – R5,000
  • 3rd – R3,000
  • 4th – R1,000
  • 5th – R1,000

Amateur Vert Purse

  • 1st – R10,000
  • 2nd – R5,000
  • 3rd – R3,000
  • 4th – R1,000
  • 5th – R1,000

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.

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Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Lakeland, Florida

April 25, 2020 POSTPONED

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 Oceania Regionals RESCHEDULING

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May 1 - 2, 2020 RESCHEDULING

4 Weeks Away
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The Boardr Am at Atlanta

The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

May 2, 2020

4 Weeks Away
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Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

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May 16, 2020

6 Weeks Away
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May 22 - 23, 2020

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May 30, 2020 POSTPONED

8 Weeks Away
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The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 6, 2020

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Harold Hunter Day

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New York City, New York

June 7, 2020

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Vans Park Series Pro Tour France and Europa Regionals

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Paris, France

June 15 - 21, 2020

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Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Montreal, Canada

July 6 - 12, 2020

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Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

South Africa

July 24 - 25, 2020

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Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

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Huntington Beach, California

July 30 - August 2, 2020

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Vans Showdown

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Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 9, 2020

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Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Salt Lake City, United States

August 24 - 29, 2020

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2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

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Malibu, California

September 5, 2020

5 Months Away
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Empire Open

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Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020

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Havana Skate Festival

Havana Skate Festival

Havana, Cuba

October 9 - 11, 2020

6 Months Away
Details coming soon... Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

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October 23 - 25, 2020

6 Months Away
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The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

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November 5, 2020

7 Months Away
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Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

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7 Months Away
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Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

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Tampa, Florida

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7 Months Away
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