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Global Open Qualification Round took place today in Rio

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Skateboarding

The Arena Carioca in Rio de Janeiro - Brasil- is hosting the first World Skate - sanctioned Championships of Street Skateboarding, final step of the SLS Tour 2018.

Today it was the turn of the Open Qualifications: skaters from 5 continents reached the Arena to compete and try to get a pass for the Men Quarter Finals and the Women Semi Finals: Top 11 girls will go directly to Semi finals on the 12th; Top 20 guys will skate tomorrow in the Quarter Finals.

Women Global Open Qualification
1 BRUGGEMAN Lore BEL
2 ISA Kaya JPN
3 OLDENBEUVING Keet NED
4 MENDES LEAL Jhúlia Rayssa BRA
5 GUGLIA Annie CAN
6 FEITOSA DEBARROS Karen BRA
7 ODA Yumeka JPN
8 BENITEZ Andrea ESP
9 LONG Kendra USA
10 FORTES AGUAS Virginia BRA
11 HYM Charlotte FRA

Click here for the full results with score

Men Global Open Qualification
1 ROGERS TJ CAN
2 GIRAUD Aurélien FRA
3 MONTEIRO Ivan BRA
4 MCCOY Mario USA
5 PHAM Denny GER
6 RABELO NOBRE SOARES Lucas BRA
7 GONZALEZ ORTIZ Luis Jhancarlos COL
8 ILARDI Jake USA
9 DELL OLIO Matias ARG
10 IKEDA Daisuke JPN
11 CORIA BACILIO Brayan Osvaldo MEX
12 TURY Richard SVK
13 DECUNHA Alex GBR
14 RIBEIRO Gustavo POR
15 CARO NARVAEZ Angelo PER
16 MAJERUS Alec USA
17 OJANEN Jaakko FIN
18 KROETKOV Sewa NED
19 BELLIDO DE LA CRUZ Pool Ernesto
20 DEPREZ Simon BEL

Click here for the full results with score

Tickets available at https://goo.gl/MB1ff5
Finals will be live on www.worldskate.tv

UPDATED EVENT SCHEDULE
Time Zone
BRST (Brasilia Summer Time)
UTC/GMT -2 hours

THURS JAN 10 MEN'S & WOMEN'S GLOBAL OPEN QUALIFICATION ROUND
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Skater Registration
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Practice - Women's Global Open Registered Skaters
10:00 AM - 11 :30 AM Women's Global Open Qualifiers (Jam format: Heats of 9; 3 minutes x 3 skaters)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Practice - Men's Global Open Registered Skaters
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Men's Global Open Qualifiers (Jam format: Heats of 9; 3 minutes x 3 skaters)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Practice - Women's SLS Pros (Semi Finalist)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Practice - Men's SLS Pros (All Rounds excluding Global Open Athletes)

FRI JAN 11 MEN'S QUARTER FINAL
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Skater Registration: SLS Pros
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Practice - Men's Quarter Finalists only - Session 1
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Practice - Men's Quarter Finalists only - Session 2
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Men's Quarter Final (SLS 2/5/4 Format. 30 skaters; 5 heats of 6 - top 1 4 advance to Semi Final)
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Practice - Women's Semi Finalists only
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM Practice - Men's Seeded Semi Finalists only

SAT JAN 12 MEN'S & WOMEN'S SEMI FINAL
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Practice - Women's Semi Finalists
12:00 PM Arena Open to Public
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Women's Semi Final (SLS 2/5/4 Format. 24 skaters; 4 heats of 6 - top 8 advance to Final)
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Practice - Men's Semi Final Heats #5 - #7
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Practice - Men's Semi Final
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Men's Semi Final (SLS 2/5/4 Format. 30 skaters; 5 heats of 6 - top 4 advance to Final)

SUN JAN 13 MEN'S & WOMEN'S FINAL
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Practice - Men & Women Finalists
2:00 PM Arena Open to Public
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Practice - Women Finalists
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Women's Final (SLS 2/5/4 Format. 1 heat of 8) 2:30 = TV/Live Stream Starts on www.worldskate.tv
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Intermission, course cleaning
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Practice - Men Finalists
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Men's Final (SLS 2/5/4 Format. 1 heat of 8) TV / Live Stream Continues on www.worldskate.tv

COMPETITION FORMAT
The Men’s competition comprises 4 rounds: Global Open Qualifier, Quarter Final, Semi Final, and Final. The Women’s competition comprises 3 rounds: Global Open Qualifier, Semi Final, and Final.

Global Open Qualifiers
In the global qualifiers, skaters will compete in heats of up to 9 skaters, 3 skater 3 minutes jam session format.

Quarter Final, Semi Finals and Finals
Skaters will compete in heats of 5 to 6 skaters during the Quarter Final and Semi Final rounds. Finals will feature a single heat comprised of 8 skaters. All three rounds from Quarter Final through Finals will follow the 2/5/4 format in which skaters perform 2 runs of 45 seconds each, followed by 5 single best trick attempts, and wherein their top 4 scores from these 7 attempts will be aggregated to produce their final overall score. Each skater in the heat performs a single attempt at a time, with the heat’s skaters rotating through completely before moving on to the next attempt beginning with the original skater.

Click here for the competition rules

Photo Credits: Paulo Macedo