Few and Far presents All Female Skate Gathering in Sacramento, CA this weekend!
See top professional skaters Leticia Bufoni, Eliana Sosco, Jessica Florencio, Allysha Bergado, Melissa Spillman, Olivia Rohdes, AmeeJay Papelera, Amelia Brodka, Julie Kindstrand and Summer X Games 2010 world-record holder, grom Annika Vrklan, as they set it off on the street course.
Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Level 2, Street Skate Course behind main aisle of S.L.A.T.E.
When: Mon, 08/22/2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
All Girl Skate Jam@Vans Warped Tour 2011
LA, CA, August 6th 2011
The All Girl Skate Jam is back on the Vans Warped Tour Wed. August 10th at Home Depot Center in Carson (Greater LA) from 11 am – 1:30 pm.
The All Girl Skate Jam Invitational includes the top 10 Professional skater girls Leticia Bufoni, Elaina Sosco, Jessica Florencio, Allysha Bergado, Melissa Spillman, Olivia Rhodes, AmeeJay Papelera, Amelia Brodka, Julie Kindstrand. World Record holder from Summer X Games 2010 grom Annika Vrklan and sister Klara will demo to inspire young girls too. Pro legend skateboarders Laura Thornhill, Cindy Whitehead, Tony Jetton, and Gold medal Summer X Games skateboarder and Olympian snowboarder Cara-Beth Burnside will judge. Holly Lyons and Steve Badillo will be tandem MC’s. Live performances from DJ Lisa D'Amato, UK artist Sibley and all-girls band Spare Parts for Broken Hearts.
The All Girl Skate Jam (AGSJ) motto is “all girls, all ages, all abilities”. Prizes will be given to the girls thanks to Girlz Garage, Keep-a-Breast, Daisy Rock, Vans, Stila Cosmetics, Hoopla, Vans Warped Tour, All Girl Skate Jam Clothing, Rockstar Bearings, Protec, Termite, Garage Board Shop, Sol Retreat, and more!
Often imitated but never duplicated the magic of the AGSJ is looking forward to another great event! The festival atmosphere of the Vans Warped Tour combines punk music with skateboarding all in one arena.
All Girl Skate Jam began in 1997 when founder Patty Segovia held the first professional all girls skateboarding event in San Diego. Since then Segovia - soul skater, action sports photographer and author has gone on to hold events from Hawaii to Spain. Follow AGSJ to Las Vegas for the S.L.A.T.E. at Magic tradeshow August 22nd - 24th with the skater girls showcasing All Girl Skate Jam clothing line at the 4,000 sq. ft. indoor street skate course.
For additional information log on to www.allgirlskatejam.com.
X Games Skateboard Street Women's Final is this Friday, July 29th from 2:30-3:30 pm in Los Angeles! Tickets are available for $15 through Ticketmaster. Come support the girls!
If you are unable to make it you can watch on ESPN and ESPN3.com.
Friday, July 29
2:30-2:30 pm (PST) - ESPN3.com (WEB)
Saturday, July 30
11:00-11:15 am (PST) - ESPN (TV)
11:00-11:15 am (PST) - ESPN3.com (WEB)
gro has partnered with X Games another year to reach out to all the female through Girl's Day with Demos, Workshops, Athlete Signings and more at Summer X Games! Come all females to LA, rally around the riders, learn to ride, and learn much more at the gro Booth!
Thursday - July 28th
11:00am - 7:00pm - gro At X Fest
Friday July 29th – Girls Day
11:00am - 7:00pm - gro At X Fest
12:00pm - 12:30pm - Olympic hurdler, Lolo James – Autograph Session
1:00pm - 1:30pm - BMX Athlete Signing
2:30pm - 3:30pm - X Games Women’s Skateboard Street Finals
3:30pm - 4:00pm - gro BMX Clinic – BMX Park
4:00pm - 4:30pm - Skate Athlete Signing
4:30pm - 5:00pm - gro Skate Clinic – Interactive SkatePark
Saturday July 30th
11:00am - 7:00pm - gro At X Fest
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Moto X Racing Women’s
Sunday July 31st
11:00am - 7:00pm - gro At X Fest
3:30pm - 4:00pm - gro BMX Clinic (BMX Park)
4:30pm - 5:00pm - gro Skate Clinic (Interactive SkatePark)
7:30pm - 8:00pm - Moto X Enduro Women’s Final
Visit www.girlsriders.org for more details.
Saturday, July 16th: 12pm – 6pm
The final stop of gro Experience is touching down in California at Garvanza Skatepark in Highland Park. The early afternoon to 4pm is an open skate and girls skateboard workshop. There will be filming, learning and extra equipment for girls to use to experience the various sports. At 4pm we clear the course for the ladies of gro Am. This is the final event of the gro Am Qualifiers and the last chance to step up the the next level of gro Am. Girls are traveling all over the country to come take part in the contest. Donations accepted for all workshops and events. Bring your friends and see you at the park!
12-4pm - Open Skate & Girls Skateboard Workshop
4-6pm - Girls Street Am Contest Qualifier & Finals
Ave. 63 and Meridian
Los Angeles, CA 90042
For more info visit www.girlsriders.org.
Not only did everyone learn to skate, but participants also walked away with some cool swag courtesy of the event sponsors: Hoopla Skateboards, Fydelity Stereobags, Etnies, DC, Osiris, and Volcom, and also enjoyed food and drink from sponsors Vitamin Water, Chipotle and Pop Chips.
The event was a big success and all-in-all it was a great day for female skateboarding. - TransWorld Media
GRO Experience Tour is traveling coast to coast this summer with the largest national series focused on females in action sports. From the GRO Am Skateboard Series to the GRO Experience Festival, there is something for everyone. This interactive event is open to the public and will provide opportunities for females to experience first hand action sports and active arts as a way to stay active and positive!
June 11 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – New York, New York
June 13 GRO Experience City Session – York, Pennsylvania
June 18 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – Columbus, Ohio
June 20 GRO Experience City Session – Bloomington, Indiana
June 22 GRO Experience City Session – Indianapolis, Indiana
June 25 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – Chicago, Illinois
July 2 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – Omaha, Nebraska
July 10 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – Denver, Colorado
July 13 GRO Experience City Session – Las Vegas, Nevada
July 16 GRO Experience Festival & GRO Am – Los Angeles, California
July 16 GRO Am Awards Ceremony – Los Angeles, California
GRO Experience Festival is an introduction to action sports and active arts for females of all ages, their families and friends. Over the course of the event, attendees will be shown a variety of activities through demos, workshops, question sessions, speakers and more. Inspire, educate, and support. Skateboarding, BMX, Roller Derby, Music, Art, Dance and more will be out in attendance providing females a true experience in each area. The education is free and open to the the public at the event, but spots are limited. Girls can purchase VIP packages that will include product, ability to preregister for specific workshops, and get behind the scenes information on where our crew is visiting around their town and throughout the tour!
GRO Experience City Session are an opportunity to come out and ride with the GRO Riders along the way. After a long day of driving we like to stop and ride. Girls of all ages are invited to come ride with us. There will be no festivals set up and no contest, just fun. Grab your friends, your board or bike and we will see you out!
For more info visit girlsriders.org.
House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY is hosting a girls skate jam March 9, 2011!
House of Vans
25 Franklin St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Hey lady shredders n friends! Come join us for the third annual Wheels of Fortune, a female skateboarding showcase! Sunday December 19th at Skatebarn! All ages and abilities are welcome to enter the jam-format contest. Advanced/Pro ladies will compete to win our famous “grassroots cash purse” (we’re not sponsored by an energy drink company) and Beginner + Intermediates will battle it out for hella prizes! Best Trick contests will also be held in the mini ramp, ledge/manual pad + hubba/double set.
Entry fees: Free for Beginners! $5 for Intermediate! $20 for Advanced/pro!
10:00am Park Opens
2:30pm Best Trick
Come one, come all! Support events that are run by skateboarders! Hosted by Seattle legend Marshall Reid!
Girls Combi Pool Classic
Vans Skatepark at the Block of Orange, CA
November 20, 2010
Vans is happy to present the first Girls Combi Pool Classic. Serving up a $10,000 prize purse for the girls, all the best ladies will be in attendance!
Open to the girls that can skate the combi, you know who you are! For pre-registration, please email Don Bostick from World Cup Skateboarding. Once you're approved, you're in! He’ll forward you an official entry form.
The past Pro Tec Pool Party Champions and the current WCS Bowl Series Champion will be advanced to the Girls Combi Pool Final.
Pro Tec Pool Party Past Champions:
Cara Beth Burnside (2005, 2006 & 2007)
Mimi Knoop (2008)
Julie Kindstrand (2009)
Lizzie Armanto (Current WCS Bowl Champion 2010)
Divisions: Open Amateurs up to 18 skaters– 3 heats of 6
Pro up to 30 skaters– 5 heats of 6
- Top 8 girls from Prelims advance to Final, meeting the 4 pre-qualified skaters.
EVENT SCHEDULE (subject to change, depending number of skaters)
Friday Nov. 19, 2010
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Registration
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Practice, welcome party!
Saturday Nov. 20, 2010
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Registration and Check in
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Girls under 13 Practice
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Girls 14 to 20 Practice
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Girls 21 & over Practice
12:00 PM - 12:10 PM – Amateur Heat 1 warm-up 6 skaters
12:10 PM – 12:20 PM – 10 minute jam
12:20 AM – 12:30 PM - Amateur Heat 2 warm-up 6 skaters
12:30 PM – 12:40 PM – 10 minute jam
12:40 AM – 12:50 PM - Amateur Heat 3 warm-up 6 skaters
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM – 10 minute jam
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Pre qualified skaters practice
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM - Pros – Heat 1 warm-up 6 skaters
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM – Intro run & 12 minute jam
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM - Pros – Heat 2 warm-up 6 skaters
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM – Intro run & 12 minute jam
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM - Pros – Heat 3 warm-up 6 skaters
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM - Intro run & 12 minute jam
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM – Pros – Heat 4 warm-up 6 skaters
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM - Intro run & 12 minute jam
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM - Pros – Heat 5 warm-up 6 skaters
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM – Intro run & 12 minute jam
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM – Finals Heat 1 warm-up
4:30 PM – 4:50 PM – Intro run & 15 min. jam
4:50 PM – 5:05 PM – Finals Heat 2 warm-up
5:05 PM – 5:25 PM – Intro run & 15 min. jam
5:45 PM - Awards