St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark Grand Opening - Saturday, June 2 2018

The date is right around the corner for the Grand Opening of the New St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark. Come join us on Saturday June 2, 2018 for the highly anticipated Grand Opening Ceremony of the St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark. The Grand Opening Ceremony will include the ribbon cutting of our amazing skatepark by Mayor of St.Pete Rick Kriseman, other city officials and the St.Pete Skatepark Alliance.

If that weren't enough the St.Pete Skatepark Alliance is hosting a BMX Street, Skateboard Street and Bowl best trick contests with a $2400 in cash to give away and prizes complements of our sponsors. Come enjoy live DJ provided by T.A.S.C.O. and food trucks brought to you by the City of St.Petersburg.  

Please join us after the Grand Opening Ceremony/Best Trick at the Bends in Downtown St.Pete for the official after party of the St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark Grand Opening (See info below, Must be 21 and up)

St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark Grand Opening and Best Trick events
Date: Saturday, June 2 2018 

Where: St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark 600 12th St South St.Petersburg Florida 33705
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Spectators welcome

Who can enter Best Trick Events?

  • Skateboard and BMX best trick events are  open to All Ages, Advanced, Shop Sponsored or Sponsored Amateurs only. No Pro skateboarders or BMX riders


  • A St.Pete Skatepark Alliance Liability Release Form must be completed to participate in the best trick events. If participant is under the age of 18 parent or legal guardian must be present at registration to complete liability release form and sign. If parent or legal guardian is not present the liability release form must be notarized.  Click here for St.Pete Skatepark Alliance Liability Release form. 
  • All individuals  16 years and younger are required to wear helmets 
  • Registration is limited.  
  • BMX Street - 25 spots available
  • Skateboard Bowl (8ft) - 20 spots available  
  • Skateboard Street - 35 spots available
  • Skateboard Vert Bowl - 20 spots available
  • Please register online  for all best trick events. Please fill out registration form completely  at bottom of page.
  • All registered best trick skateboarders or BMX rider must check in at registration table between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm the day of the event. If you do not check in by noon your spot will be given away.  

Best Trick Events Schedule:

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am - Grand Opening Ceremony
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Best Trick Registration Check In
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm - BMX Street Best Trick
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm - Skateboard Bowl Best Trick (8 ft Bowl)
  • 1:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Skateboard Street Best Trick
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Skateboard Vert Bowl Best Trick and Awards

Best Trick Event  $2400 Cash Prize Purse
(Top 3 in each best trick event receive cash  and prize packs)

  • BMX Street - 1st $125, 2nd $75, 3rd $50
  • Skateboard Bowl (8ft Bowl) - 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $150
  • Skateboard Street - 1st $400, 2nd $300. 3rd $200
  • Skateboard Vert Bowl - $300
    highest or best air, $200 best lip trick or invert, $100 longest grind (not  a 50/50) 

Special thanks to all Event Sponsors:
St. Pete Skatepark Alliance
City of St.Petersburg 

City of St.Petersburg Parks and Recreation
Team Pain Skateparks
Cutler Associates

Cash Sponsors
Team Pain $500
Orthotic and Prosthetic Center  $500
Cappa Tittle Inc $250
John Cappa Esq. Law office $250
Reno Surf Shop $500
Westside Skateshop $300
Anchor Skate Supply  $250
School of Skatin $100 

Black Crow Coffee Co. $100
The Bends $100

Product sponsors:
The Boardr
Boards for Bros
Skatepark of Tampa

Vulgar Skateboard Supply Profile
Profile Racing
Grass Roots Kava House
Local Longboard Company
Action Sports Foundation
1 of 1 Customs
Coping Block Magazine

Offical After Party @ The Bends in Downtown St.Pete

The Bends: 919 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Date: Saturday, June 2nd 2018
Time: Doors open @ 4 pm
High Ollie Contest 6 pm

Bands start @ 7 pm 

Must be 21 or up to attend
Cover: Free
For event info The Bends

  • Bands
  • DJ
  • Drink specials
  • food
  • High ollie contest and more 
  • Local vendors

Registration and Check for best trick 10:00 am - Noon

St. Pete Skatepark Alliance Liability Release Form

Stpeteskateparkalliance_liabilitywaiverFinal (pdf)


St.Pete Skatepark Alliance

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Email or call (727) 729-1941