Empire Open

Empire Open

Formerly Am Getting Paid, Empire Open in 2019 is now an open, pro and am street contest in Montreal with separate divisions and an equal cash purse for men and women.

Empire Open is also hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners from each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal, a spot directly in the Semi-Finals, and a chance at the $40,000 prize purse.

Empire Open has been officially sanctioned by Canada Skateboard as our country’s first National street skateboarding Championship, This contest represents a real opportunity for Canadian skateboarders who dream of competing against the best athletes in the world at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games!

Register now at the link below or come down to witness skating on an epic level and watch Pro & AM’s competing for a part of that $40 000 prize purse

2019, August 29th to 31st.
Thursday: 12pm to 9pm
Friday: 11am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm.

NEW FOR 2019:
Professional skateboarders can now enter the contest and once again this year, the women’s street division will get the same $20 000 cash purse as the men’s division!



Thursday, August 29th
12pm – 2pm: Women’s Open Practice and Registration
2pm – 9pm: Open Practice and Registration

Friday, August 30th
11am – 1pm: Open Practice and Registration
1pm – 2pm: Women’s Open Practice
2pm – 3pm: Women’s Open Qualifiers
3pm – 6pm: Men’s Open Qualifiers

*Jam format
Three skaters per jam, three minute jams
Jam scored on overall impression
Men’s top 30 + Women’s top 10 make the cut to Semi-Finals on Saturday

Saturday, August 31st
10am – 2pm: Open Practice
2pm – 3:45pm: Men’s Semi-Finals
3:45pm – 4pm: Women’s Practice
4pm – 5pm: Women’s Finals
5pm – 6pm: Men’s Finals
6pm: Awards

Follow @thinkempire and @theboardr for updates.