Events

Events

Go Skateboarding Day

Go Skateboarding Day is an annual one-day celebration of skateboarding, usually held on 21st June, with the aim of promoting the sport and encouraging skaters...

Go Skateboarding Day

Downtown Showdown

Vans’ Downtown Showdown is a unique event, pitching some of the world’s finest skateboarding teams against each other in not only a battle of skill,...

Downtown Showdown

Boardmasters

Boardmasters is an annual five-day event first held in 1981, involving surf, BMX and skate competitions, as well as music performances. It is held at...

Boardmasters

Camp WeSC

Camp WeSC UK is a residential skateboard camp set up in 2011 by professional skateboarder Mark Baines. The aim of the camp is to give...

Camp WeSC

Independent Vert Series

The Independent Vert Series is held over several legs at some of the UK’s premier skateparks. Supported by companies such as Vans, Skullcandy and Santa...

Independent Vert Series

NASS

NASS is an action sports and music festival held each summer at the Bath and West Showground in Somerset. Skate has come a long way...

NASS

Wheels and Fins

Founded in 2012, the first Wheels and Fins festival at Joss Bay Beach in Broadstairs, Kent was a resounding success, with great attendance and huge...

Wheels and Fins

Shop Riot

First held in 2009, Vans Shop Riot is all about recognising European skateboarding, independent skateshops and their teams through a series of original contests. It’s...

Shop Riot

The UKSA National Skateboard Championships

The annual UK Skateboard Association National Skateboard Championships, in association with Vans, were first held in 2008 at Corby’s Adrenaline Alley. The competition was a...

The UKSA National Skateboard Championships

Young Guns

Go Skateboarding Day is an annual one-day celebration of skateboarding, usually held on 21st June, with the aim of promoting the sport and encouraging skaters...

Young Guns

Concrete Carnival

After a number of years at venues such as Wakefield’s Thornes Park skatepark, Vans Concrete Carnival, sponsored by brands including Monster Energy, Santa Cruz, Independent...

Concrete Carnival

The Big Push

Some of the UK’s premium skateboarding teams took part in the first Big Push, organised by Document magazine in 2005. The competition pitted the teams...

The Big Push

UK Mini Ramp Champs

The UK Mini Ramp Champs take place each year, usually in November. Since 2008, when the event was won by Vans skater Aaron Sweeney, the...

UK Mini Ramp Champs

Volcom Wild in the Parks

Volcom Stone’s Wild In The Parks tour is one of the world’s leading amateur skateboard contests. Now entering its 11th year in 2014, it has...

Volcom Wild in the Parks

Crossfire Halloween Massacre

Online skateboard mag Crossfire’s annual, infamous Halloween Massacre event, in association with Vans, is staged at the BaySixty6 skatepark in west London. Since the first...

Crossfire Halloween Massacre

Element Make it Count

Element’s Make It Count is a global series of amateur skateboarding events designed to seek out new talent. In keeping with the brand’s message of...

Element Make it Count