West 49 Take the Cake at Canada's Wonderland

August 30 - 31, 2012
A pro and top am invite only contest.

Details for West 49 Take the Cake at Canada's Wonderland

Thursday, August 30th

  • Sony Xperia Open Qualifier
    • 20-minute Jams on entire course
    • Top am and top pro overall advance directly to Finals
      • 1st Place Pro - $500
      • 1st Place Am - $500
    • 3rd – 12th advance to Last Chance Qualifier
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
    • Register online right here
  • 12pm – Registration and Practice
  • 2pm – Billabong Qualifying Heat with Ben Gore
  • 2:30pm – Circa Qualifying Heat with Sierra Fellers
  • 3pm – DC Qualifying Heat with Chris Cole
  • 3:30pm – DVS Qualifying Heat with Torey Pudwill
  • 4pm – Element Qualifying Heat with Nyjah Huston
  • 4:30pm – etnies Qualifying Heat with Ryan Sheckler
  • 5pm – Redstar Qualifying Heat with Paul Machnau
  • 5:30pm – Red Bull Qualifying Heat with Ryan Decenzo
  • 6:30pm – Autograph Signing
  • 9pm – Red Bull After-Party
    • 19+, ID Required
    • 381 Queen St. W., Toronto

Friday, August 31st

  • 2pm – Practice
  • 2:30pm – Sony Xperia Last Chance Qualifier
    • 20-minute Jam on entire course
    • Top two advance to Finals
  • 3pm – Autograph Signing
  • 4:30pm – Finals
    • 30-minute Jams on each Zone
      • Zone 1 – Chain area
      • Zone 2 – Straight ledges, rail, and stairs
      • Zone 3 – Two rails and stairs area
    • Skaters judged on overall performance
  • 6:15pm – Nixon Awards Ceremony

Purse

  • 1st - $20,000
  • 2nd - $10,000
  • 3rd - $6,000
  • 4th - $5,000
  • 5th - $3,000
  • 6th - $1,000
  • 7th - $1,000
  • 8th - $1,000
  • 9th - $1,000
  • 10th - $1,000
  • 11th - $1,000
  • 12th - $750
  • 13th - $500
  • 14th - $500

Jam 1

Ben Gore

Pompano FL
Stereo, Dekline Footwear, Venture, Billabong, MIA, HiFi Wheels

Magnus Hanson

Vancouver BC
C1RCA (footwear & apparel), Independent, Momentum, Coastal Skate Shop, Black Label

Matt Berger

BC Canada
Matix Clothing, Thunder, Flip Skateboards, Underworld Skateshop, Bones Wheels, Monster

Andrew Wenckstern

St. Catherine Canada
Emerica, Altamont, Foundation, Pig, Theeve, Stance

Jayden Bono

Toronto Ontario
The Baitshop, Etnies, Anti-Hero (flow), Volcom, Spitfire (flow), Super Distribution

Scott DeCenzo

Delta BC Canada
Plan B, Indy, CCS, RDS Clothing, Arnette, Monster

James Morrow

Burlington Ontario
Run Down Skate Shop

Ryan Warrington

Acton Ontario
The Ward Skatepark and Shop

Jam 2

Paul Trepannier

Ottawa Ontario
DC, RDS, Red Star Skateboards, Vivo Headwear, Indy, Top of the World Skate Shop

Kyle Perry

Surf Paradise

Alex Bailey

Maui and Sons

Sierra Fellers

Whitefish MT
Circa, Venture, Foundation, CCS, Dakine, Bones Wheels, Arnette

John Hanlon

Surrey BC, Canada
Nixon, Momentum, Orion, Darkstar, Circa, Ogio

TJ Rogers

Whitby Ontario
Circa, Venture, Blind, Diamond, Bones, Red Bull, Scotties Skateshop, Krew, The Rail Skatepark

Nolan Waller

Toronto Canada
Hammer Skate Shop, Quiksilver (flow), Krooked (flow), Word Zine

Mitch Donovan

Jam 3

Brendan Cahill

Josh Clark

New Brunswick Canada
DC, WESC, Real, Spitfire, Thunder, Underworld Skate Shop

Will Marshall

Cornwall Ontario, Canada
Oakley, DC, Element Canada, Spitfire, Top of the World

Garret Gardiner

Sascha Daley

Vancouver
DC Shoe Co., Mystery, Indy, RDS, Bones, Ogio, Nixon

Chris Cole

Philadelphia PA
Zero, DC, Thunder, Spitfire, Reign Skate Shop, Omit Apparel, Stance, Kershaw Knives, Mophie

JS Lapierre

Montreal Canada
Supra, Indy, Pig Wheels , Ultimate, KR3W Denim Co, Southparc Skatepark

Dillon Fleming

Ontrio Canada
Fallen, RDS

Jam 4

Jared Brandreth

Missasauga Ontario
Zoo York

Harrison White

Ontario Canada
Rundown Skateshop

Evan Smith

Orlando FL
Element, DC Shoes, Bones Wheels, Swiss, Indy, Creative Life Support

Brandon Del Bianco

Mississauga ONT, CAN
Element Skateboards/Clothing, The Rail, Venture

Alex Morin

St. Laurent QC
Element, Exo

Chad Wilson

Peterborough Ontario
SK8MAFIA, Bones Wheels, Vans, JSLV Clothing (flow)

Jon Cosentino

Oakville, Ontario Canada
Circa Canada, Nixon, Theeve (flow), SK8Mafia (flow), Hurley, Dakine, CBMK Skatepark, Momentum (flow)

Jordan Hoffart

Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Powell-Peralta, BONES Wheels, Bones Bearings, Quiksilver, Theeve, Active, 9Five, Neff, Etcetera

Jam 5

Trevor Casselman

Patrick Laflamme

Embrun ON
West 49, NBS

Zack Ferguson

Toronto Canada
Hammer Skate Shop, Emerica, Lucky, Theeve, Hubba, Think, CBMK Skatepark

Zach Cook

Thamesford Canada
West 49

Bobby De Keyzer

Whitey Ontario Canada
Element Canada, DC, Thunder, Scotties Skate Shop, The Rail

Nyjah Huston

Huntington Beach CA
Element, Diamond, Silver, Ricta, DC, Mob, FKD, Stance

Jesse Landen

Owensound Canada
ATM Skateboards, Billabong, Vans, Dakine, Bones

Darren Simpson

Milton Ontario
The Boarding Hut

Jam 6

Shayne Eldridge

Toronto
Converse (flow), Cardinal Skate Shop

Alexander Mitchell

Halfiax Canada
Habitat, Thunder, Spitfire, Huf, Quiksilver, Pro Skates

Jordan Bandula

Ontario Canada
Osiris, Monkey Skateboards, Scotty's Skate Shop

William Cristofaro

Montreal
Empire, Billabong, Spy, DC, Element Skateboards

Cameron Trahan

Oakville ON
Red Star, Lakai (flow), Hustler Skate and Snow

Tyler Ogrady

Red Star, Axion

Ricky Gouin

Peterborough Canada
West 49

Manny Santiago

Lowell MA
Ammo, Famous Stars and Straps, Tensor, Hubba, Axion, Pioneers Board Shop, Quinton, MSA, Etcetera, Grizzly, Diamond, Andele Bearings

Jam 7

Kirk Harriot

Toronto Canada
Billabong

Dillon Moore

Toronto Canada
etnies, Scotties Skate Shop, Stickup Skateboards

Ben Paterson

Toronto Canada
CBMK Skatepark, Toy Machine (flow), Momentum (flow), Volcom (flow), Fallen (flow)

Sam Brown

Jason Murray

Paul Machnau

Vancouver, Canada
Dakine, Globe, Darkstar, Dragon Optical, Darkstar, RDS, Nixon, Independent, Momentum Wheels

Dalton Fleming

Ontario Canada
Fallen, RDS

Thomas Boyd

Georgetown Ontario

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Waterdown Ontario
West 49

Jam 8

Alex Martin

Oakville Ontario
CBMK Skatepark

Kyle Cheesequay

Thunder Bay Ontario
Cyres Skateboards, Steve

Byron Ready

Ontario Canada
etnies, The Ward Skatepark

Colin Findlater

London Ontario Canada
RDS, Fallen, Mystery, The Board Shop

Joe Jones

Ottowa Ontario
New Beginning Skateboards, West 49

Ryan Decenzo

Vancouver B.C. Canada
Darkstar, Globe, Nixon, Dakine, Red Bull, RDS Apparrel, Neff, Bones, Empire Shop, Arnette, Orion Trucks, Kicker

Micky Papa

Vancouver BC
Plan B, DC, RDS, Underworld Shop, FKD, Silver, Bones, Nixon

Jesse Brown

Ty Peterson

Edmonton Alberta Canada
West 49

Press Release from West 49

WEST 49 "TAKE THE CAKE II" - CANADA'S LARGEST SKATEBOARD EVENT IS BACK BIGGER AND BETTER IN 2012 with Kellogg's* Cinnamon Pops* as presenting sponsor.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: eventSing promotions inc. and West 49 are excited to announce Take The Cake presented by Cinnamon Pops* which will take place at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario on August 30-31, 2012.

In order to reach more fans of skateboarding while still capturing a unique "forum" for this amazing contest – Kingswood Music Theatre at Canada's Wonderland, the country's premier amusement park, and home to world class thrills, fun and family entertainment was selected as this year's venue.

On Friday, August 31st, 2012, West 49 Take The Cake will feature the world's most influential and recognizable pro skaters throwing down their best tricks for a $50,000.00 CASH prize. The 2010 event included the highest caliber skaters including Paul Rodriguez "P-Rod" (Plan B), Chaz Ortiz (Zoo York), Torey Pudwill (DVS) and Sierra Fellers (C1RCA), all who were excited to participate in such a well-produced high profile event.

This year's list of competitors will be no different - Take The Cake is recognized by Street League Skateboarding™ allowing the top pros to participate in this event which is a major acknowledgement for this contest.

The excitement begins on Thursday, August 30th with an amateur qualifying contest on that will give one skater the pass to ride with the world's best in Friday's final feature. The event space will be filled with action sports retailers and manufacturers featuring interactive games, a public skate park and lots to see and do. Kingswood Music Theatre is the perfect venue to host this event and is large enough to host up to 17,000 fans through the two-day event.