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

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