Contest Info

COWTOWN’S 17th Annual PHXAM presented by Vans

March 24th – March 25th, 2018

The contest will be held at Desert West Skateboard Plaza in Phoenix AZ. Just North of the I -10 on 67th Ave.

Desert West Skateboard Plaza: 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Phoenix AZ 85035
From I-10 Eastbound:
 Exit on 67th Ave. and head North to Encanto Blvd. Turn right (east) and the park is on the left-hand side. Click For Map

Best Trick Contest: all registered riders can automatically compete for $2500 purse.

Prizes: 1st – $3000, 2nd – $2000, 3rd – $1000

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE: Registration is on a first pay basis. Riders must have nationally recognized industry sponsor to enter. Team managers click here to register.


Schedule of Events:

Friday, March 23rd:

RIDER CHECK IN/PRACTICE 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
*Private practice for riders only at the park.· Rider Check-In/Heat notification.

Saturday, March 24th:

GATES OPEN 9:00 am
*first 500 each day get LTD PHXAM T-Shirt

QUALIFIERS begin 10 am: JAM FORMAT. 4 riders, 3 minutes broken into heats, top 39 go to Semi-Finals. 1st Place receives Golden Ticket to Finals.

AFTER PARTY: Doors 8p at The Pressroom

 Sunday, March 25th:

GATES OPEN 10:00 am
*first 500 each day get LTD PHXAM T-Shirt

SEMI-FINALS: Top 39 from Qualifiers, JAM FORMAT. 3 riders, 3 minutes broken into heats, top 11 to go to Finals to meet up with Golden Ticket Winner!

FINALS:  Each rider gets 3 – 1 minute runs. Best run gives the winner a Grand Prize of $3000.

BEST TRICK immediately following Finals. Winner takes home $2500

AWARDS CEREMONY immediately following Best Trick.


Hotels: *Busy season for events in AZ, BOOK EARLY

West Phoenix: (Closest to the Park):

Holiday Inn 
1500 N. 51st Ave., Phoenix AZ 85043
(2.5 miles from park, nicer and has security)

Red Roof Inn
5215 W. Willetta St., Phoenix AZ 85043

Motel 6
1530 N. 52nd Dr., Phoenix AZ 85043

Central Phoenix:

The Clarendon Hotel
401 W. Clarendon Ave. Phoenix AZ 85013
4 Star 602-252-7363


Contact info

For Registration

Sponsorship and Tent City 


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