Tampa Pro This Weekend

Our favorite pro contest of the year, Tampa Pro, is popping off this weekend. We’ll be out there with daily coverage for you. Here’s a list of what’s going down. Be sure to follow our Instagram and Twitter (@transworldskate) for the madness as it happens.

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Friday, March 23rd
Open Pro Street & Am Vert Practice

12pm – Team Manager/Industry VIP Street Contest

2pm – Am Vert Contest
Two, 45-second run, best counts

Top 10 advance Finals

Three, 45-second runs, best counts

8pm – Black Lips with Special Guests The People's Temple at The Orpheum
1915 E. 7th Ave./Ybor City

Saturday, March 24th

9am – Doors open
Tickets are $15 and available at skateparkoftampa.com

12pm – Street Qualifiers
Two, 50-second runs, best counts

Top 30 advance to Semi-Finals to join former winners of Tampa Pro

Winners of prior Tampa Pro Contests go straight to the Semi-Finals on Sunday and don’t have to skate the Qualifiers on Saturday. Those are: Mike Vallely (1995), Chris Senn (1996), Andrew Reynolds (1997, 1998), Gershon Mosley (1999), Kerry Getz (2000), Kyle Berard (2001), Eric Koston (2002, 2007), Tony Trujillo (2003), Bastien Salabanzi (2004), Dennis Busenitz (2005, 2011), Greg Lutzka (2006, 2008, 2009), Paul Rodriguez(2010)

Top two Golden Ticket spots go directly to Finals

9pm – Gratitude Art Show at The Bricks
Artists paint their respects to recreate pro deck graphics, as they were in their original style or how the artist desires to express them

1327 E. 7th Ave./Ybor City

Free/All Ages

Sunday, March 25th

LIVE WEBCAST AT 11am EST at skateparkoftampa.com, Contest at Noon
Tickets are $15 and available at skateparkoftampa.com

12pm – Pro Street Semi-Finals
Two, one-minute runs, best counts

Top 10 advance to Finals to join Golden Ticket holders from Qualifiers

Moat Race

Pro Street Finals
Top 12 get three, one-minute runs, best counts

Silver Trucks Best Trick – obstacle TBD

5pm (approx.) – Awards

8pm – After-Party at The Bricks Presented by Arnette and Hosted by Pat Duffy
1327 E. 7th Ave./Ybor City

Free/All Ages

Guest bartender Fred Gall