Damn AM, Amsterdam , UPDATED
DAMN AM AMSTERDAM PRESENTED BY NOORD
Amsterdam, Netherlands / NOORD Skatepark
August 4-6, 2017
The top 10 skaters will qualify to skate Tampa Am
Partnership opportunities – firstname.lastname@example.org
1021 KB Amsterdam
- €12,500 Prize Purse
- Street – €10,000
- Independent Best Trick – €2,500
FRIDAY, AUGUST 4
- 12:00pm-8:00pm – Registration / Open Practice
- 8:00pm – Welcome to Town Party and Mini Ramp Session at the Skate Cafe
- Gedempt Hamerkanaal 42
- PH +31 20 210 0232
- Facebook link
SATURDAY, AUGUST 5
- 12:00pm – Qualifiers: jam format, three skaters per jam, three minutes
- Top 30 advance to Semi-Final
- Top two get Straight Shot directly to Final
- 7:00pm – Independent Best Trick
- 10:00pm – Damn Am Party at the Chicago Social Club
- Leidseplien 12
- 1017 PT Amsterdam
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
- 10:00am – Open Practice
- 12:00pm – Semi-Finals
- 28 skaters from Qualifiers
- Two, one-minute runs, best run counts
- Top 10 go to Finals, joining Straight Shot winners
- 3:30pm – Finals
- 12 skaters
- One heat
- Three one-minute runs, best run counts
- Awards and product toss
PURSE / STREET- €10,000
PURSE/ BEST TRICK – €2500
Link to this hotel
This is a campsite very close to the park (12 min walk) on a great location, you can hang, swim, etc. Their normal fee is 15 a night, now 10 euro and we would get our own field to camp on.
Kids under 18 need to have guardian. And own equipment is required
Link to this hotel
These hotels start around 85 -100 euro, better be quick cause it’s gay pride the same weekend.
DIRECTIONS TO THE SKATEPARK
From Central Station:
- Take the ferry from the backside of the central station. The ferry is located on the eastside of the station and its called “IJplein”.
- The ferry operates during rush hours once per 7 minutes and off rush hour once per 15 minutes.
- Once you Arrive in north, you leave the point in the north direction. Turn right onto the IJplein and turn right after 90 meters on Hollandia Kattenburg Road. After 305 meters turn left onto Gedempte Insteekhaven and continue your route until you reach the Aambeeldstraat after 990 meters. Pass the parking gates in north direction and you will find the skatepark on your right hand side.
From Schiphol Airport:
- Take the train from platform 1-2 to Amsterdam Central station. From here you can follow the directions as they are given above.
The top 10 skaters automatically qualify for Tampa Am.
DAMN AM OF THE YEAR
- Must skate two or more Damn Ams to be in the running
- The skater with the best two finishes will be Damn Am of the Year
- Damn Am of the Year receives a Tampa Am Finals Golden Ticket and an invite to skate the 2018 SLS Pro Open
ABOUT DAMN AM
The Damn Am is a global amateur skateboarding contest series. Established in 2001 by Skatepark of Tampa (SPoT), the series built on the success of Tampa Am by taking that experience on the road. Over 5000 skaters have participated in Damn Am events, including most of today’s top professionals. The Damn Am series serves as the only qualifier to both Tampa Am and the SLS Pro Open. In its 16-year history it has become the number one amateur skateboarding contest series in the world. Want to know more about the series and what it takes to enter? Click here