The World Skateboarding Rider Cup New York is a team skateboarding competition happening for six Saturdays in each one of New York’s boroughs: Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Four-person teams from each different borough will compete in individual jam-style events to earn a $2000 cash prize and a spot in the finals on August 16th at the Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Skatepark, where the tournament began on July 12th. Out of the twelve teams who go to the finals, one will win $10,000 and an all-expense paid trip to South Africa to participate in the World Skateboarding Rider Cup World Championships at the Kimberly Diamond Cup. Here are the dates for each upcoming tournament. All events start at noon :
Saturday, July 26, 2014: Brooklyn Qualifier at McCarren Skatepark
Saturday, August 2, 2014: Queens Qualifier at Astoria Skatepark
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Staten Island Qualifier at 5050 Skatepark
Saturday, August 16, 2014: NYC Final at L.E.S. Skatepark
For more information, visit worldskateboarding.com.