August 18 – September 20, 2020

Entires Accepted Now through Spetember 21, 2020


  • Southside Skatepark, 510 Iowa Street, South Houston, Texas 77587
  • Southside Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday: 2pm – 9pm
    • Friday: 2pm – 10pm
    • Saturday: 11am – 9pm
    • Sunday: 1pm – 8pm

Waiver Required

Sign your waiver ahead of time here, or get your parent or legal guardian to if you’re under 18.

How It Works

  • A DIGITAL version of a standard Grind For Life contest
  • Film a one-minute continuous line at Southside Skatepark
  • Submit your entry for your division (street, bowl, or both – photos below)
  • Judges score your runs like a regular GFL contest
  • Season Rankings points awarded like a regular GFL contest



  • Must be filmed between now and September 21 (extended from the original date of September 14th)
  • Your entry is one continuous run
  • It must be unedited, continuous footage, up to one-minute long
  • Film your entry, then register at


  • Wednesday, August 12th
    • Registration opens for entries
    • Watch for highlights from contest entries posted on The Boardr social
  • Monday, September 21th
    • Deadline to submit your entry at
  • Wednesday, September 23th
    • Judging takes place at The Boardr HQ
  • Thursday, September 24th
    • Winners announced and results published on Instagram
    • 9am: Street
    • 12pm: Bowl
    • Prize packs mailed
  • Friday, September 25th
    • GoPro Clip of the Day Event!
    • 12pm: We’re pulling the 10 best tricks from all the entries and doing a “round of applause” Insta vote to narrow it down to the top two
  • Saturday, September 26th
    • 12pm: Voting for top two GoPro Clip of the Day Event! begins on our Insta Story
  • Sunday, September 27th
    • 12pm: GoPro Clip of the Day Event! posted

Judging Criteria

Three qualified judges determine run scores based on a combination of difficulty, style, use of course, and trick selection. Their scores are averaged for your final score.

Points and Prizing

  • This “stop” will award points towards the Season Rankings just like a regular GFL
  • 1st – 3rd in each Division receives a prize pack and trophy
  • GoPro Clip of the Day Event! receives a GoPro


We’re using the hashtag #GFLSeries.

Regular Registration

  • $35 online (plus sales tax for Florida events). $40 day of contest/digital.
  • Your entry benefits the The Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses.
  • Sign up now, save your spot, and save $5.
  • Fully refundable if you miss the contest.
  • If you have never entered Grind for Life before, entry is free for your first time.

The Course: Street

The Course: Bowls

New Dog Bone Bowl Completed May 9, 2019 | photo Eric Visentin to Support Indoor Skateparks Like This!

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