Tampa Pro 2009 contest infos

Tampa Pro 2009 contest infos

One of the biggest skateboard contests of the year will be taking place this upcoming weekend in Tampa, Florida with $100,000 in the prize purse for the top pro skaters from around the world.

Friday, March 20th 2009
– 9am – Doors Open
– Tickets are $5 & available at Skatepark of Tampa the day of
– Open Pro Street & Vert Practice all day
– 12pm – Team Manager/Industry VIP Street Contest
– 3pm – Am Vert Contest
– Two, 45-second runs, best counts
– Top 10 advance to Finals
– Finals
– Three, 45-second runs, best counts
– 10pm – Doors Close

Friday Night
– Czar
– 1420 East 7th Avenue, Ybor City
– Free with Plastic Skatepark Wristband
– Girls free with any Skatepark Wristband
– Doors 10:30pm
– 18 & Up

Saturday, March 21st 2009
– 9am – Doors Open
– Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
– 11am – Pro Vert Contest
– 12-minute jams with five skaters each
– One intro run
– Top six advance to Finals
– Finals
– 20-minute jam
– One intro run
– Street Qualifiers Immediately Following
– Three skaters per heat (four if necessary)
– One, one-minute intro run
– Counts for 25% of score
– Three-minute jam (four if four skaters)
– Counts for 75% of score
– Top 24 advance to Semi-Finals to join previous Pro winners
– Top two Golden Tickets go straight to Finals
– 8pm – Doors Close

Saturday Night
– Ghostface & Raekwon @ The RITZ Ybor
– Skatepark of Tampa & Nike SB Present Tampa Pro Contest Party w/ Ghostface & Raekwon
– Special Guests – The BASIQS, DJ Sandman, & DJ Mega
– The RITZ Ybor, 1503 East 7th Avenue, Ybor City, 813-621-6793
– All Ages
– Tickets – $15
– Doors 8pm
– Available here and at Ticket Master

Sunday, March 22nd 2009
– 9am – Doors Open
– Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
– 12pm – Pro Street Semi-Finals
– Three skaters per heat
– One, one-minute intro run
– Counts for 25% of score
– Three-minute jam
– Counts for 75% of score
– Top 10 advance to Finals to join Golden Ticket winners
– Moat Race
– Pro Street Finals
– Format same as Semi-Finals, but four-minute jam instead of three
– Silver Trucks Best Trick on Tech Center
– Giant Product Toss
– 6pm (approx.) – Awards
– Doors Close

Sunday Night
– 8pm – Contest After Party at Rock N Sports Bar
– Upstairs Centro Ybor
– 2 for 1 drafts
– 10% off food ALL WEEK with Skatepark plastic wristband

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