DC NATIONALS 2008 DATES ANNOUNCED
National Championship returns to Montreal, $20K cash purse, format changes
Thursday, May 08, 2008
DC announces some exciting changes for the 2008 DC National Skateboarding Championships. DC is proud to reveal a
$20K cash purse, new website, new dates and new qualifying format. In its 6th year, anticipation for the amateur event is
growing, with the first contest set to kick off the summer on June 28th.
The new qualifying format has opened the Regional Qualifiers to all skateboarders for a chance to win a spot at the
National Championship and will see the Local Qualifiers removed. All competitors must qualify at a Regional level in
order to compete at the Nationals. The finals return to South Parc, Montreal QC.
The website will offer on-going event updates, registration forms, contest dates and contest locations in a new clean
design. Check it out at www.dcnationals.com
DC Nationals is Canada’s only nationwide skateboarding contest. It also boasts the largest contest cash purse for
Canadian amateur skateboarders at $20K.
2008 Regional Contest Dates
- June 28th Port Coquitlam, BC – Railside Park
- June 29th Montreal, QC – South Parc
- July 5th Cochrane, AB – Cochrane Skate Park
- July 5th Regina, SK – Regina Skate Plaza
- July 26th Winnipeg, MB – The Forks Plaza
- July 26th Halifax, NS – The Commons Park
- August 2nd Brampton, ON – Brampton Plaza
August 23rd, FINALS Montreal, QC – South Parc
Since 2003, DC has given back to its roots of skateboarding by hosting the DC National Skateboard Championship. The
mission of the contest is to promote and involve Canadian youth in skateboarding. The DC Nationals is a Non-Profit,
Canada-Wide skateboard contest and the only event of its kind that gives Canadian amateur skaters a chance to
showcase their talent on a national level.
Founded by Ken Block and Damon Way in 1993, DC quickly grew to a leader in performance skateboarding shoes and
renowned action sports brand. Today DC stands as a global brand whose product line has expanded to include men’s,
women’s and kids’ skateboarding and lifestyle shoes, apparel, snowboard boots, outerwear, snowboards and
As one of the cornerstones of its marketing strategy, DC has built a world-class team of professional skateboarding,
snowboarding, surfing, BMX, motocross and rally athletes that exemplify and enhance DC’s brand, develop its signature
products, and support its promotional efforts. DC is a subsidiary of Quiksilver, Inc.