Tampa Pro 2010 Contest Kicks Off Today

Tampa Pro 2010 Contest Kicks Off Today

One of the biggesst skateboard events of the year kicks off today – the Tampa Pro 2010 skate contest, get all the details here.

No way I’m going to write all of this up – the good old copy and paste will do just fine here and of course a link to the organizers is included. $75,000 in prize money, damn! But no word about how much the vert skaters are getting…whatever, check out the contest video trailer and the rest is also there to read! Oh yeah, Sunday there’s a live webcast on Fuel.tv – just wished they would use something different than Silverlight, that plug-in messes up my computer everytime 🙁

Friday, March 12th

* 9am – Doors Open
o Tickets are $5 & available at Skatepark of Tampa the day of
* Open Pro Street & Am Vert Practice
* 12pm – Team Manager/Industry VIP Street Contest
* 2pm – Am Vert Contest
o Two, 45-second run, best counts
o Top 10 advance the Finals
o Finals
+ Three, 45-second runs, best counts
* 4pm Riders’ Meeting
* 5pm – Session & BBQ at The Bro Bowl
o I-4 West, Get off at Jefferson Street, follow to left, Bro Bowl will be on left
* 8pm – Doors Close
* 8pm – Tampa Pro Party @ The RITZ Ybor with F**ked Up, Torche, Trash Talk, and forgetters – free PBR, Berentzen specials, and Red Bull drink features – details… [Buy Tickets Here]
* After-Party – Reservoir Bar
o 1518 East 7th Avenue/Ybor City
o $1.50 Tall Boy PBR, Berentzen specials, and Red Bull drink features ALL WEEK with plastic Skatepark wristband

Saturday, March 13th

* 9am – Doors Open
o Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
o Buy in advance – they will sell out
* 12pm – Street Qualifiers
o Two, 50-second runs, best counts
o Top 30 advance to Semi-Finals to join former winners of Tampa Pro
o Top two Golden Ticket spots go directly to Finals
* 5pm – Pro/Celebrity/Friend Vert Session – all friends of Skatepark of Tampa are welcome and encouraged to participate to help celebrate a 17-year era of Vert Contests at SPoT
* 4pm – Premiere of The Bro Bowl Documentary “30 Years of Tampa Concrete” in the Snack Bar
* 8pm – St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 7th Avenue in Ybor City
* Parade After-Party – Czar
o 1420 East 7th Avenue/Ybor City
o Free entry with plastic Skatepark wristband
o Berentzen specials and Red Bull drink features

Sunday, March 14th – LIVE WEBCAST AT 12pm ON FUEL.TV

* 9am – Doors Open
o Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
o Buy in advance – they will sell out
* 10am – GRO Workshop and Game of SKATE (see GRO tent for details)
* 12pm – Pro Street Semi-Finals
o Two, one-minute runs, best counts
o Top 10 advance to Finals
* Moat Race
* Pro Street Finals
o Top 12 get three, one-minute runs, best counts
* Silver Trucks Best Trick – obstacle TBD
* Giant Product Toss
* 6pm (approx.) – Awards
* Doors Close
* 8pm – Contest After-Party – Rock N Sports Bar
o Upstairs Centro Ybor/Ybor City
o 2 for 1 drafts
o 10% off food ALL WEEK with plastic Skatepark wristband
* After-After-Party – Reservoir Bar
o 1518 East 7th Avenue/Ybor City
o $1.50 Tall Boy PBR, Berentzen specials, and Red Bull drink features ALL WEEK with plastic Skatepark wristband

Other Information

* Chiropractor and massage therapist available at Gatorade Go All Day tent from 11am – 4pm on Saturday and Sunday with Go All Day wristband
* Check out the “Tampa Tribute” Art Show in the Snack Bar – 13 local artists pay tribute to some of the most amazing skateboarding artists of all time
* Gatorade Go All Day Award – special award for the most drive and determination of the weekend
* Fan Favorite Award Presented by The Skateboard Mag, SPoT, and Nike SB – based on crowd noise, fire power, and countless other intangible unmentionables

Don’t Drink & Drive – Cab Numbers – 813-964-8000 – 813-229-1888

$75,000 Tampa Pro 2010 Prize Purse

Street

* 1st: $20,000
* 2nd: $15,000
* 3rd: $10,000
* 4th: $5,000
* 5th: $4,000
* 6th: $3,000
* 7th: $2,000
* 8th: $1,750
* 9th: $1,500
* 10th: $1,250
* 11th: $1,000
* 12th: $1,000

Best Trick

* 1st: $3,000
* 2nd: $2,000
* 3rd: $1,000
* 4th: $1,000
* 5th: $1,000

Tampa Pro 2010 Sponsors: Nike, Gatorade, Red Bull, CCS, Silver Trucks, FUEL, Indy, Nixon, Skull Candy, Plan B, Mob, Reservoir Bar, Brixton, Bob Bulatowicz, Neff, FKD, War Effort, PBR, Berentzen, Dean, Bones, Dakine, Team Pain, Lowcard, Skateboarder, Transworld, Thrasher, SLAP, The Skateboard Mag, Rock N Sports, and World Industries

Tampa Pro 2010 contest flyer

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