2008 Vans Downtown Showdown
Watch the Webcast and Win the Ultimate Vans Prize Pack!

Watch the live webcast of the Vans Downtown Showdown this Saturday October 11 for your chance to score some great prizes!

We’re giving away a custom Downtown Showdown Epiphone Les Paul Jr guitar signed by the competitors, plus a killer prize pack that will outfit you in head-to-toe Vans gear.  Just complete the entry form, cross your fingers and tune in to vans.com to see if your name is called on air as the winner.   The last day to enter is Friday, October 10 so be sure to visit vans.com/showdown today!

More on the Vans Downtown Showdown:
Join Vans on Saturday, October 11 to see skateboarding’s top pros and ams shred for their chance at $85,000, as the 4th Annual Downtown Showdown invades Paramount Studios’ Back Lot.  We invited top skateboard companies and their riders to submit designs for one of four custom obstacles that were chosen and built as part of the Showdown course.

Those that can’t make it to this year’s Showdown can catch all the action at vans.com, including a live webcast of the entire event, plus plenty of photos and up-dates.  The Downtown Showdown will also air on January 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm EST/PST on FUEL action sports network.

Who: The top teams in skateboarding including Deathwish, Foundation, Toy Machine, Girl, Real, Element, Habitat, Creature, Black Label and Blind.

What: Each team will session four unique, custom-made obstacles in a round-robin format with awards going out for top team, best pro, top am and best performance by obstacle.

When: Saturday, October 11 at 5 pm (doors open at 4 pm)

Where: Paramount Studios Back Lot

Prize Purse: $85,000 in cash and prizes for individual and team winners

The Vans Downtown Showdown is made possible by the support of Rockstar Energy Drink, Scion, Epiphone and Skateboard.com.

For updates, check out vans.com/showdown