The 4th annual Zoo York AmGetting Paid contest will be taking place July 18th – 20th in Montreal Canada with $10,000 in the the prize purse. Taking a look at the winners from the last two years, you can notice that the winner usually stays in the media madness afterwards (Ryan Decenzo 2006 and Nyjah Huston 2005)
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Zoo York is proud to announce the fourth installment of the most prestigious international amateur skateboard contest “Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid”. The contest’s focus is showcasing the very best in skateboarding on a scale no other amateur event can offer. This pro free event will happen again July 18th to 20th 2008 at South Parc in Montreal (Quebec). This years prize purse is $10 000 dollars.
This years contest will be held in the middle of the summer making it a great opportunity for skate companies to come to eastern Canada to promote their pro & amateur teams simultaneously. There is opportunity to organize demos, in store signings in, and/or to simply go out & get footage for upcoming videos. Montreal is close to Quebec city, Ottawa & Toronto. All of these cities are known for having some of the best street spots in North America*.
The event is brought to you by Zoo York & Underworld skate shop, in collaboration with SBC Media, Dakine, Vestal watches, 33 Mag, Brigada, Transworld Skateboarding Magazine & more to be announced soon.
For three action packed days, the event will bring together some of the best international amateur skateboarding talents. The contest in the past has been a huge hit & has received national & international coverage on television, film & magazines. It was deemed one of the biggest contests of the year by SBC magazine. Past contest winners include Antoine Asselin, Nyjah Huston & Ryan Descenzo.
The Best Trick is one of the most exciting parts of the contest and gives skaters a last chance to get some extra cash. The best trick contest will be right after the final. The cash will be handed out for every single banger that goes down on the selected BEST TRICK obstacles.
Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid will be held at the South Parc. This awesome skate parc designed by Dan Vezina and will please any skateboarder from across the world. South Parc is located at 8100 Taschereau. For more information call 450-672-4884 or visit www.south-parc.com
Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid registration fee is $100 USD which includes entry for the contest & best trick contest & for the first 100 pre-registered riders a Dakine backpack.
With various magazine ads, over 50,000 flyers, 10,000 posters & 10,000 stickers going out to better skateboard shops & distributors around the world, this contest will quickly attract the worlds best. We will also be seen across North America at events like San Diego’s ASR trade show, Know Show in Vancouver & Montreal. Show in early January or February. This is a very special event & history in the making! Be there!
The Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid contest is meant to support and stimulate the growth of future professional skateboarders as well as promote the skateboard industry. Last year’s Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid DVD is available! Contact us to get a copy www.amgettingpaid.com
*More about Montreal: Montreal is known for its European flavor, it’s five thousand plus; bars, night clubs and restaurants, it’s relatively young drinking age (18yrs old), it’s relatively late “last call” 3am, it’s beautiful women, hot summer’s, and great street skate spots.
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Phone : 450.672.4884