Australian Skateboarding League
The Australian Skateboarding Leagues (ASL) is a national skateboarding competition series for men and women. The ASL is sanctioned by Skate Australia and delivered by the YMCA in partnership with the Victorian Skateboarding Association. These organisations form the committee that develop the ASL series rules and guidelines.
The aim of the ASL is promote Australian Skateboarding and its talent to the mainstream media and communities across the nation.
The ASL takes place throughout Australia, showcasing some of the highest levels of amateur and professional skateboarding the country has to offer.
The series State and Territory qualifiers are held between November and February each year. The National Final takes place in March during Melbourne’s Moomba Festival, at Riverslide Skate Park.
How to qualify for the ASL National FinalThere are three paths to the ASL national final
|Participants can automatically qualify for the ASL national final if they finish in the top three places (for each age division) on their SPL State league ladder. League ladders and events can be found at www.skateparkleagues.com|
|Skaters can qualify through the Australian Skateboarding League State and Territory Qualifiers. The top five place getters from each state and age division will be invited to the ASL National Final.|
|There are up to 20 wild card places awarded per year for the National Final. These places are awarded through applications to the ASL Event Committee, and will be granted upon successful review of application.|
Judging CriteriaThe ASL judges analyze the following elements when scoring runs:
- Creativity and use of course features
- Combination of tricks
- Variety and amount of tricks
- Speed, Style, Flow and Power
The ASL Series earns skaters world ranking points through The Boardr, available at www.theboardr.com
- Male: 12 & Under, 16 & Under & Open
- Female: 14 & Under & Open
Age division with less than 4 competitors may be rolled into the next highest age division
- State qualifiers $25 per person per entry (pay on the day, cards excepted)
- National final no cost.
ASL Prize money allocation
Prize money is awarded based on the following conditions
- At a minimum, State/Territory Qualifier events will have $1,000 cash prize pool
- At a minimum, the National Final will have a $10,000 cash prize pool
- State Qualifier and National Final prize money will be equality shared across 1st, 2nd and 3rd place getters for the Open Male and Female divisions
(With extra sponsor contributions the prize pool may increase)
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Click here for the recap video from day 1 of the 2018 National Championship