Jul 16, 2019

Teaser: Vans Showdown

The Vans Showdown is an invitational street contest that will give a nod to iconic contests of the past. Fans can expect a celebration of skate culture, and still witness the highest level of professional skateboarding. We have asked for the help of Quasi, Toy Machine, Girl, and Baker to dig deep into their memory banks of skateboarding to help us design the course.

The Vans Showdown will bring out the signature energy and essence of skateboarding celebrating community with some of the best skateboarding on unique obstacles. 

SKATERS

  • Kyle Walker 
  • Beatrice Domond
  • Kader Sylla
  • Breanna Geering
  • Pedro Delfino
  • Etienne Gagne
  • Dick Rizzo
  • Josh Wilson
  • Justin Figeroa
  • Riley Hawk
  • Austyn Gillette
  • Collin Provost
  • Tyler Pacheco
  • Blake Carpenter
  • Johan Stuckey
  • Mason Silva
  • Cyril Jackson
  • Axel Cruysbergh
  • Miles Willard
  • Yonnie Cruz

CONTEST  FORMAT

New this year for skate with be the Vans Showdown, A Pointless Contest! As an invitational contest, this will be a fun, exciting and low-pressure environment, taking place in the new Vans Pro Park.  

Format Considerations:

  • Gender inclusive heats (Judged separately)
  • Contest judged by riders, legends and invited VIP’s
  • Jam format style heats

Prize Purse:

  • $125,000

Women’s Main Event

  • 1st: $12,000
  • 2nd: $7,000
  • 3rd: $5,000

Men’s Main Event

  • 1st: $12,000
  • 2nd: $7,000
  • 3rd: $5,000
  • 4th: $3,000
  • 5th: $3,000
  • 6th: $2,500
  • 7th: $2,000
  • 8th: $2,000
  • 9th: $1,500
  • 10th: $1,000
  • 1th: $1,000
  • 12th: $1,000

Additional contests and superlatives

Industry Contest, winner takes all: $1,000

Thrasher’s Best Trick 

  • 1st: $2,000
  • 2nd: $1,500
  • 3rd: $1,000

Work Horse - $1000

Most Sweaty - $1000

Best Style - $1000

Most Creative - $1000

Fun Seeker - $1000

Cash for Tricks Wednesday $1,000

Cash for Tricks Thursday $1,500

Cash for Tricks Friday $2,000

Cash for Tricks Saturday $2,000

General Cash $2,500

Awards Revealed on Site $37,000

Dates

  • August 2 – 4, 2019 
  • Times: See detailed schedule 

Location

Vans Pro Park (south of Huntington Beach Pier)

Huntington Beach
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