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Tokyo 2020

SKATEBOARDING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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Qualification System

The qualification system will be based on World Skateboarding Rankings maintained by World Skate. Skateboarders will earn points by competing in World Skate sanctioned events during the Olympic qualifying period beginning January 1, 2019 and ending May 31, 2020.

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Point System

Skateboarder from around the world will be able to accrue points for the World Skateboarding Ranking competing in officially sanctioned World Skate events. Points will be awarded for the different level events as shown in the table below

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Calendar

The following is a comprehensive list of events sanctioned by World Skate to be part of the TOKYO 2020 Olympic qualification system for Skateboarding Street and Park.

SLS Tour 2019: London May 23-26, Los Angeles (Date TBA), Street Skateboarding World Championships 2019 Mexico City Sep 18-22

Ranking Starting from May 2019

World Skateboarding Ranking will be available and updated starting from the first event of Season #1

Judging

World Skate International has established an International Skateboard Judging Commission (ISJC) to create an official skateboarding judging criteria and system.


The committee is made up of a diverse group of National Federation and Sport Organizer skateboard judging experts.


The aim of the ISJC is to standardize skateboarding judging criteria ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics based on what is universally agreed and accepted in current skateboarding competitions.

Olympic Skateparks

World Skate supports the idea of Skateparks being unique in design thus enhancing progress and creativity of Skateboarding. For this reason World Skate will not release any official Skatepark Designs for the Olympic competitions.


Instead, World Skate will disclose criteria and examples enabling Skatepark designers to create Skateparks matching the Olympic standard.