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2008 DC National Skateboard Championship  

2008 DC National Skateboard Championship - June - August, 2008

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

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.

About DC: 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 accessories.

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.








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