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VPS Select Pro Chris Russell, 2016 Vans Park Series, Huntington Beach | Photo Credit: Anthony Acosta
Jul 20, 2017

2017 Vans Park Series Pro Tour: Decisive Battle to Unfold in Huntington Beach, CA July 30 – August 5

- Full Huntington Beach Schedule Announced including VPS Women’s Pro Tour and VPS Americas Continental Championships

- Top Women Seeds Make Tour Debut; Highest-Ranking Men’s Challengers Seize Last Chance to Qualify for World Championships

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Huntington Beach, CALIFORNIA (July 20, 2017) – Vans Park Series (VPS), the official park terrain skateboarding World Championship tour, anticipates a decisive battle in Huntington Beach, CA on July 30 – August 5 as the world’s best men and women skateboarders converge for the final qualifying tour events ahead of the VPS World Championships in Shanghai this September. In addition to the final global qualifier event for the 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour, 16 of the best women pro skaters from around the world will make their VPS tour debut, welcoming the pre-seeded VPS Women’s Select Pros and Women’s Tour Challengers into the fold.

Finally, the inaugural VPS Americas Continental Championships are set to kick off the Huntington Beach festivities, providing a true global pathway for new talent to emerge on the VPS tour circuit. See below for the full schedule of events.

Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Schedule

Sunday, July 30

VPS Americas Men’s and Women’s Continental Championships

Semi-Finals + Finals

Thursday, August 3

LIVE BROADCAST ON VANSPARKSERIES.COM

VPS Women’s Pro Tour, Prelims + Finals

Friday, August 4

LIVE BROADCAST ON VANSPARKSERIES.COM

VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Prelims

Saturday, August 5

LIVE BROADCAST ON RED BULL TV

VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Semi-Finals + Finals

 

The Vans Park Series returns to Huntington Beach, CA in partnership with the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open of Surfing. With thousands of spectators descending upon the festival, the highly-anticipated summer event will feature an exceptional entertainment experience, filled with world-class surf, skate and BMX competitions, in addition to the interactive Van Doren Village, which will host art exhibitions and hands-on creative workshops for attendees. 

To see the full list of 2017 results and remaining 2017 VPS World Tour events with information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit Vans Park Series online.

Vans Park Series 2017 World Tour

World Championships*

Shanghai, China - September 23

Pro Tour*

Huntington Beach, USA - August 5

Vancouver, Canada** - July 8

Malmö, Sweden** - May 27

Serra Negra, Brazil** - April 8

Sydney, Australia** - March 4

Continental Championships

Asia Championships - Singapore - August 19

Americas Championships - Huntington Beach, USA - August 1

Europa Championships - Malmö, Sweden - May 26

Oceania Championships - Sydney, Australia - March 5

Africa Championships - Location TBA - Date TBA

 

*Broadcasted live on Red Bull TV

**Men’s-only event

Download the official Vans Park Series iOS App for free or stay tuned to the Vans Park Series online for final athlete and event confirmations, and more information on the VPS World Tour events as the series continues.

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ABOUT VANS PARK SERIES

The 2017 Vans Park Series Pro Tour is the premier series for professional park terrain skateboarders consisting of five men’s global qualifiers and one women’s global qualifier spanning five countries over six months and culminating with the official Vans Park Series World Championships. The men’s and women’s park terrain skateboarding 2017 Vans Park Series World Championships are sanctioned by the International Skateboarding Federation and will be held September 23 in Shanghai, China.

Known for its unrivaled combination of speed, style, flow, amplitude and creativity, park terrain is the fastest growing discipline in competitive skateboarding today. The Vans Park Series is the defining event series for global competitive park terrain skateboarding and the first and only point system culminating in the official ISF-sanctioned park terrain skateboarding select National, Continental and World Championships for men and women.

Showcasing an international roster of skateboarding’s elite pros and a total prize purse in excess of $500,000(USD), the Vans Park Series uniquely defines the park terrain format with its exclusive points system, judging guidelines and qualifying park terrain course criteria. Red Bull TV is the official Vans Park Series 2017 Men’s Pro Tour media partner. Additional information and live Webcast details will be available on the official Vans Park Series iOS app and online.

Follow the Vans Park Series on social media or sign up online now for the latest information on Vans Park Series event details, elite pros, official sanctions and competition formats.

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