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Wednesday, December 3, 2008
15th Annual Tampa Am Contest

By Press Release

Tampa Am Official Schedule—December 4-7, 2008, Skate Park of Tampa

Thursday
9am — Doors Open
Tickets are $5 and available at Skatepark of Tampa day of Event
9am — 10pm — Open Practice
5pm— Riders' Meeting
8pm — "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall" — Welcome to Tampa Art Show/Party in the Bowl Warehouse.Skatepark of Tampa has invited talented artists, skateboarders, and photographers from throughout the skateboarding world to create a unique bottle or two for the Show. Bottles will be sold the night of the Event with all proceeds being donated to SPoT's very own charity, Board for Bro's. Beverages provided for those of age and a ripping Bowl session! All Ages/Free

Friday
9am — Doors Open
Tickets are $10 and available at Skatepark of Tampa (last day to purchase online was Sunday, November 30th) — they will sell out
9am — 11am— Street Practice
11am — Street Qualifiers Begin
Two, 50-second runs, best counts
Top 16 make the cut to Sunday
First Place gets Golden Ticket to Finals
8pm— "Deathbowl to Downtown" —Video Premiere. Advanced screening of the documentary of the evolution of skateboarding in New York City Upstairs Centro Ybor/Ybor City. All Ages/Free.

Saturday 9am — Doors Open
Tickets are $10 and available at Skatepark of Tampa (last day to purchase online was Sunday, November 30th) — they will sell out
9am — 11am — Street Practice
11am — Street Qualifiers Begin
Two, 50-second runs, best counts
Top 16 make the cut to Sunday
First Place gets Golden Ticket to Finals
8pm — Skatepark of Tampa 16-Year Anniversary Party at Czar
Les Savy Fav, No Age, & HOW DARE YOU
1420 East 7th Avenue/Ybor City
All Ages/$10
Tickets available at TicketMaster, Skatepark of Tampa, & skateparkoftampa.com

Sunday— LIVE WEBCAST at skateparkoftampa.com andskateboard.com —12pm EST
9am — Doors Open
Tickets are $10 and available at Skatepark of Tampa (last day to purchase online was Sunday, November 30th)— they will sell out
10am — Old Man Bowl Jam VII
12pm — Street Semi-Finals
30 skaters from Qualifiers joined by top two skaters from Damn Am 2008 events
Two, one-minute runs, best counts
Top 10 advance to Finals
Street Finals
Three, one-minute runs, best counts
Moat Race
Independent Trucks Best Trick
6pm (approx.) — Awards
8pm — Contest After-Party at Rock N Sports Bar
Upstairs Centro Ybor/Ybor City
2 for 1 domestic drafts
10% off food ALL WEEK with plastic Skatepark wristband
All Ages/Free
After/After-Party — Reservoir Bar
1518 East 7th Avenue/Ybor City
$1.50 Tall Boy PBR ALL WEEK with plastic Skatepark wristband
Don't Drink & Drive — Cab Numbers — 813-964-8000 — 813-229-1888

skateparkoftampa.com