Tampa Am 2012 Presented by Nike Skateboarding Schedule of Events

Posted on Thursday, October 04, 2012 by Rob

Buy tickets for Tampa Am online here:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 20 Year Anniversary Party.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Friday, December 7, 2012

LIVE BROADCAST 3pm to 5pm at skateparkoftampa.com
Get Friday tickets online here
  • 9am – Doors Open - $5
  • 9am – 12pm – Open Practice
  • 12pm – Street Qualifiers Begin
    • Three skaters jams, three minutes each
    • Top 16 make the cut to Sunday
    • 1st Place gets Golden Ticket to Finals
  • 4pm – Open bar courtesy of Red Bull and PBR
  • 8pm – Art Show at The Bricks
    • 1327 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • All Ages – Free

Saturday, December 8, 2012

LIVE BROADCAST 3pm to 6pm at skateparkoftampa.com
Get Saturday tickets online here
  • 9am – Doors Open - $10
  • 9am – 12pm – Open Practice
  • 12pm – Street Qualifiers Begin
    • Three skater jams, three minutes each
    • Top 16 make the cut to Sunday
    • 1st Place gets Golden Ticket to Finals
  • 4pm – Open bar courtesy of Red Bull and PBR
  • 8pm – Skatepark of Tampa 20 Year Anniversary Party Presented by Converse
    • Souls of Mischief and Killer Mike on the Main Stage
    • Jensen Serf Co., Cuates, and The Shrine on the Middle Stage
    • Music Provided by DJ Sandman
    • Czar – 1420 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • All Ages
    • Tickets - $15 Advance/$20 Door – Available at Skatepark of Tampa, SPoT Ybor, skateparkoftampa.com, and Ticketmaster
    • Get tickets online here at skateparkoftampa.com

Sunday, December 9, 2012

LIVE BROADCAST 11am to 7pm at skateparkoftampa.com
Get Sunday tickets online here
  • 9am – Doors Open - $10
  • 10am – Team Manager/Industry VIP Bowl Jam XI Presented by Grind for Life
  • 12pm – Street Semi-Finals
    • 30 skaters from Qualifiers joined by top two skaters from the Damn Am 2012 events
      • Damn Am Canada: Matt Berger, TJ Rogers
      • Damn Am Shanghai: Chen Jun An, Ben Mullinkosson
      • Damn Am Huntington Beach: Dylan Witkin, Oscar Meza
      • AmsterDamn Am: Axel Cruysberghs, Kyle Walker
      • Damn Am Atlanta: Auby Taylor, Dan Corrigan
      • Damn Am Woodward West: Anthony Anaya, Philip Meranto aka PIP
    • Two, one-minute runs, best counts
    • Top 10 advance to Finals to meet Golden Ticket winners from Friday and Saturday
  • Moat Race Presented by Curren Caples
  • 4pm – Open bar courtesy of Red Bull and PBR
  • Street Finals
    • Three, one-minute runs, best counts
  • Independent Trucks Best Trick
  • 5pm (approx.) – Awards
  • 8pm – After-Party at The Bricks
    • 1327 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • All Ages – Free
    • Celebration of the Tampa Am 2012 winner

  • Zumiez "Destroyer" Award – overall ripper gets to destroy more with his new Sawzall
  • Gatorade "Driven from Within" Award – can’t stop this dude and he gets a year’s supply of Gatorade
  • Red Bull "That S**t’s Tight" Award – tightest moves yo’ and your choice of a trip to any US Damn Am next year or Tampa Am ain’t bad. Includes flight and hotel
  • The Skateboard Mag Fan Favorite Award - use the hashtag #tsmfanfave on Instagram to cast your vote for who you think it should be

Good Hash

  • Tag things on Insta and Twitter with #TampaAm and we'll have quite a collection of thoughts, images, crazy characters like the Shoe Licker, and general ruckus that comes to town for this skateboard shindig that closes out the year. Thanks for sharing your experiences!

Other Places to Visit

  • SPoT Ybor
    • 1420 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • Check out the In Shop Only Nike SB shoes without The Moat!
  • The Bricks
    • 1327 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • Specials all week with plastic Skatepark wristband
  • Reservoir Bar
    • 1518 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • $1.50 Tall Boy PBR and Red Bull drink features all week with plastic Skatepark wristband
  • Czar
    • 1420 East 7th Avenue – Ybor City
    • 18 & Up – Free entry with plastic Skatepark wristband on Friday night

  • Don’t Drink & Drive – Cab Numbers – 813-964-8000 – 813-229-1888



Last Year's Coverage

How Trevor Colden Won Tampa Am 2011

It was real close between Luke Hampton and Trevor Colden, but when the dust settled, it was Trevor in first by less than a point. Check the full Final results of Tampa Am 2011 here. Independent Best Trick Results are here.

Sunday at Tampa Am 2011

Sunday at Tampa Am has the top 40 skaters out of nearly 250 that skated on Friday and Saturday. The skating is of course is top notch, but you've also got the Moat Race and Best Trick where everyone steps it up into madness that you'd never be able to land in a run. Tampa Am 2011 is a wrap and it's been another great weekend. We're already looking forward to next year. Thanks to everyone who came to be a part of what we do. We'll see you next year at the 19th Annual Tampa Am.

Saturday at Tampa Am 2011

Saturday's footage from Tampa Am includes moms getting SPoT tats, ripping gingers, plus another 121 skaters in the Qualifiers on Saturday were cut down to 16 for the Semi-Finals that will be broadcast live at skateparkoftampa.com at noon on Sunday EST.

Friday at Tampa Am 2011

While you're waiting for the webcast on Sunday at noon EST, get a taste of the ripping already going on from Friday.

Friday Night at Dr. Octagon's Show: SPoT 19-Year Anniversary Party

Wow, Chet Childress got naked, Kool Keith got shoved off stage, we danced, we lost our voices, and @HiDefJoe logged it all for you.

Thursday at Tampa Am 2011: Welcome to Town

@HiDefJoe has an edit from the 5 Spot Art Show and Welcome to Tampa Party last night. There was a raging bowl jam, free sauce, all the homies, and work from over 100 participating artists to buy at very fair prices with all the proceeds going to Boards for Bros. Welcome to town, Tampa Am is on!

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Tampa Am 2012 Semi-Finals Heats Skater Listing

by Rob on Saturday, December 08, 2012

The pre-show tomorrow starts at 11am, then at noon when the contest starts, it's 100% coverage of the runs in the Semi-Finals, the Moat Race Presented by Curren Caples, and the Finals. Look at this list of top ams who are going to make it one amazing show tomorrow. I hope you're here and have tickets.

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Tampa Am 2012 Friday Qualifiers

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The full list of skaters in the Tampa Am 2012 Friday Qualifiers.

Tampa Am 2012 List of Skaters in the Qualifiers

by Rob on Thursday, November 29, 2012

Here is the full list of skaters in Tampa Am 2012 Qualifiers. Vote for your favorite to make the cut to the Semi-Finals! The entire weekend will be broadcast live at skateparkoftampa.com on December 7th, 8th, and 9th. See you here or online.

Tampa Am Headshots From 10 Years Ago: How Many Can You Name?

by Rob on Tuesday, November 06, 2012

We are celebrating 20 years of Skatepark of Tampa that started on January 1, 1993. I have a batch of headshots from Tampa Am at the halfway point in our history. These are from Tampa Am 2003. How many faces do you know?

Nerd Out: Tampa Am 2011 Live Broadcast Statistics

by Rob on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Hopefully if you weren't in Tampa, you got to check out the live broadcast here on the site that we do for Sunday's Semi-Finals, Finals, and Best Trick. Sometimes I love numbers, so let's dive into some.

Tampa Am 2011 After-Party and Damn Am of the Year Awards

by Rob on Friday, December 09, 2011

Thanks to everyone who joined in on the dance party and good times at the Tampa Am After-Party at The Bricks. We also had the Damn Am of the Year Awards. Check out a classic list of party photos and some banter.

Tampa Am 2011 Sunday Awards and Credits

by Rob on Friday, December 09, 2011

Sunday at Tampa Am was a crazy day for our staff. From them running the shop and the largest crowd of the weekend to us putting the finishing touches on the live broadcast production, Sunday is a very hectic day, but also the most fun and the best skating.

Tampa Am 2011 Saturday and SB Chronicles Premiere

by Rob on Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Saturday at Tampa Am was another 117 people in the Qualifiers and the premiere of Volume One of the Nike SB Chronicles.

Friday at Tampa Am 2011

by Rob on Tuesday, December 06, 2011

A few skate and lurk photos from the day at the Park and also the Dr. Octagon show in Ybor.

How Trevor Colden Won Tampa Am 2011

by Rob on Monday, December 05, 2011

It was real close between Luke Hampton and Trevor Colden, but when the dust settled, it was Trevor in first by less than a point.

Tampa Am 2011 Thursday Welcome to Town Party

by Rob on Monday, December 05, 2011

I don't want it to be over, so all week long, I'm going to be sharing my photos from the Tampa Am weekend here. The Thursday night Welcome to Town Art Show and Party seems like it was already so long ago.

Blowing it in Tampa Am

by Rob on Monday, October 31, 2011

If you're coming to skate Tampa Am next month, don't worry about blowing it. I went through 10 years of results to find some interesting names at the bottom of each day's Qualifiers for Tampa Am. It almost seems like it's an honor to get DFL at this point. Someone needs to step in and make a trophy for that.

Lunch at The Bricks and A Tour of SPoT Skate Shop Ybor

by Rob on Monday, July 11, 2011

With this crazy travel schedule, it's been three weeks since I've been at the home base here in Tampa. The thing you miss the most about home is familiar meals. My first had to be The Bricks followed by a stroll through SPoT Skate Shop Ybor. Next weekend is our One Year Anniversary Party. What a year. That was fast, just as all good times are.

Skatepark of Tampa Nearby Hotels

by Rob on Monday, November 16, 2009

A list of nearby hotels at SPoT.

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