Skatepark Tour 2019

The Skatepark Tour returns for a chance to show off your skate, BMX and scootering skills and compete against other contestants.

In January nine competitions are scheduled across the Nelson Tasman region with over $5,000 of prizes on offer.

This page provides details on the 2019 Skatepark Tour with dates, locations, times and how to enter.

Tour Calendar

Town Date Time Location

Takaka

Sunday 6 January

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Takaka Skate Park, Village Green 

Mapua

Monday 7 January

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Mapua Skatepark, Mapua Domain

Tapawera

Wednesday 9 January

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Tapawera Skatepark, Tapawera Recreation Reserve

Motueka 

Saturday 12 January

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Motueka Skatepark, Old Wharf Road

Murchison

Sunday 13 January

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Murchison Recreation Reserve

Wakefield Monday 14 January 5:00pm - 7:00pm McGazza Land, Wakefield Recreation Reserve, Pigeon Valley Road entrance

Brightwater 

Wednesday 16 January

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Brightwater Skatepark, Brightwater Recreation Reserve

Richmond

Saturday 19 January

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Richmond Skatepark, Jubilee Park

Nelson

Sunday 20 January

3.00pm – 6.00pm

Nelson Skatepark, Neale Park

How to Enter

Entries are taken on the day. Helmets are compulsory for all competitors.

Competition Format, Terms and Conditions

  • Competitions will be contested in Skateboarding, BMX Biking and Scootering.
  • Each competition will consist of 10 minute open jam, followed by 1-2 minute rounds of individual runs. Competitions may be split into heats, of which the time allocation to each jam/individual runs will be adjusted accordingly.
  • Prize money and/or merchandise will be presented to place getters.
  • Judges will assess consistency, style, routine flow, trick difficulty, trick variety, park utilisation, crowd appreciation and sportsmanship. Judges decisions are final.
  • Organisers have the right to refuse entry if a competitor is determined to be a health and safety risk to themselves or others.
  • Entering the competition is done at the competitor's own risk.  Organisers have made every effort to ensure the parks are safe and fit for competition, however, risks are associated with participating in all types of sports.
  • The use of protective equipment is highly recommended, and helmets are compulsory for all competitors. 
  • Competitors under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused entry.
  • Competitors are responsible for ensuring their skateboard/bike/scooter is fit for use.
  • Finally, respect the park, respect each other, have fun and go hard.

 

Age Group Categories

  • Junior (11 years and under)
  • Senior (12-17 years)
  • Open (18+ years)

Competitors' age is at 1 January 2018

 

Need More Information? 

Make sure you keep up to day on Facebook to track all the results from the tour as they unfold.

For more information, contact Lani Evans, lani.evans@tasman.govt.nz, 03 543-8980.