Every rider under the age of 18 must wear a helmet to compete. Over 18s must sign a waiver if they choose to not wear a helmet.
Opening trick / line to introduce rider, then 5 minute jam. 5 – 8 riders per heat.
Competition categories with less than 10 competitors will be in the Finals format without any heats.
Opening trick / line to introduce rider, then 10 minute jam.
Winners will be determined by overall impression and not just the difficulty of any one single trick.
Judging is based on the below criteria. Each criteria is worth 10 points towards a total 40 points scored by each judge. Top 5 scoring riders overall in the heats will advance to the finals plus two wildcards.
Consistency refers not only how many tricks you can land out of how many you attempt, but also how fluidly you can skate through the skatepark and link your tricks together in lines.
Difficulty can be applied to a stunt, line or a single technical trick. Tricks on obstacles that no one else touches, technical combinations or a long line of difficult tricks are the key. When comparing difficulty, the deciding factor will be the overall danger of a trick or tricks.
Style refers to both individual style and overall confidence on rollerblades. The competitor must be recognized as confident and effortless when performing tricks. Confidence and individual style on difficult tricks are an unbeatable combination.
Creativity refers to both obstacle and trick selection. Course obstacles are limited. Competitors that discover new uses or creative tricks on overlooked obstacles are rewarded. On popular obstacles, trick selection is the key. New or creative tricks that stand out from numerous other tricks performed by other competitors are rewarded.