With New York’s 2011 Maloof Money Cup less than a week away we decided to compile some of the contest info for you. If you have questions or would like to lookup more info please visit the MMC Facebook page or the official MMC site.
Part I: Dates & Times
6/2 (12PM – 6PM) – Practice Day One
6/3 (10AM – 6PM) – Practice Day Two
6/4 (10AM – 6PM) – High Ollie Qualifiers (public, in the Festival Village)
6/4 (10AM – 11AM) – Masters of Street (live webcast on the Maloof site)
6/4 (12PM – 3PM) – Mens Pro Street Pro Qualifiers
6/4 (4PM – 6:30PM) – Mens Pro Street Semi Finals
6/5 (11AM – 2PM) – Vitamin Water Am Open (live webcast on the Maloof site)
6/5 (2PM – 3PM) – High Ollie Contest Finals (live webcast on the Maloof site)
6/5 (2PM – 4PM) – Best Line Contest (in the Festival Village)
6/5 (4PM – 6PM) – Men’s Pro Street Finals
6/5 (6PM) – Awards Ceremony (will be live on Fuel TV)
Part II: Location
The contest is held inside the Astral Fountain skate park (Flushing Meadows Park – Queens, NY) which requires tickets to enter. Outside the park will be a Festival Village which is open to the public for free. The best way to get to the MMC site is to take the 7 Train to Mets/Willets Stadium. When you exit the station walk towards the Unisphere. MMC site is next to the NY State Pavillion (walk time is approx. 8 minutes).
Part III: Skaters & Judges
PRO ROSTER: Vincent Alvarez, Brian Anderson, Mike Anderson, Tom Asta, Zered Bassett, Theotis Beasley, Caswell Berry, Taylor Bingaman, Justin Brock, Dennis Busenitz, Jimmy Carlin, Danny Cerezini, Jack Curtin, Ryan Decenzo, Dustin Dollin, Corey Duffel, Adam Dyet, Pete Eldridge, Sierra Fellers, Chima Ferguson, Justin Figueroa, David Gravette, Emmanuel Guzman, Bryan Herman, Garrett Hill, Jordan Hoffart, Stefan Janoski, Cory Kennedy, Johnny Layton, Greg Lutzka, Nick Merlino, Matt Miller, Chris Pfanner, Collin Provost, Alex Olson, Eli Reed, Andrew Reynolds, Geoff Rowley, Omar Salazar, Manny Santiago, Keegan Sauder, Shuriken Shannon, Darrell Stanton, Rodrigo Teixeira, Nick Trapasso, Tony Trujillo, Brandon Westgate & Bobby Worrest.
AM ROSTER: Elijah Berle, Curren Caples, Gilbert Crockett, Sascha Daley, Julian Davidson, Cody Davis, Scott Decenzo, CJ Dixon, Felipe Gustavo, Ben Hatchell, Riley Hawk, Boo Johnson, Andrew Langi, Ryder Lawson, Louie Lopez, Daniel Lutheran, Alec Majerus, Jeff Marshall, Micky Papa, Marquise Preston, David Reyes, Kevin Romar, Evan Smith, Davis Torgerson, Ishod Wair, Clint Walker & Kyle Walker.
JUDGES: Jason Rothmeyer, Paul Zitzer, Rodney Torres, Mike Sinclair & Dan Pensyl.
Part IV: Prizes
$160,000 – 1st
$40,000 – 2nd
$15,000 – 3rd
Part V: Contest Details
MEN’S PRO STREET – 48 of the world’s best pro skateboarders compete for a shot at the $160,000 first prize (qualifiers and semi- finals on Saturday, finals on Sunday). Total prize purse is $300,000. The skaters whose combined scores from MMC NY and MMC D.C. land them in the top 12, will earn a spot on the Maloof All Pros and will be flown to Kimberley, South Africa to compete in the first-ever Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championships Sept. 30-Oct 2.
VITAMIN WATER AM OPEN – The best amateur skateboarders in the world battle it out for a chance to win $1,000, a one-year supply of vitaminwater and a trip to MMC South Africa and a spot in the open qualifiers at the first-ever world skateboarding championships in Kimberley, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2.
MASTERS OF STREET – Witness the pro skateboarding legends, who helped transform the skateboarding world into what it is today, as they demo their skills on the street course Sunday. Masters of Street features pro skaters Christian Hasoi, Steve Steadham, Lance Mountain, Eddie Reatigui, Pat Ngoho, Frankie Hill, Ron Allen and more.
HIGH OLLIE CONTEST – This contest is for the public. Qualifiers will take place Saturday in the Festival Village from 10am to 6pm. The top three (who successfully land the highest ollies) get a chance to compete on the street course in front of thousands of fans on Sunday. Winner takes $500.
BEST LINE CONTEST – This contest is for the public and will take place in the Festival Village. Winner of the New York line contest will join winners from 12 cities across the country who win spots during the Maloof Road Tour (beginning in Chicago on June 11) in Las Vegas for the finals August 22 and 23 during MAGIC, the fashion industry’s largest tradeshow.