Tampa Pro 2009 | 15th Annual Tampa Pro

The 15th Annual Tampa Pro will be presented by Nike SB, Tampa, Florida on March 20 - 22, 2009. This Pro Contest also includes Tampa Am VERT Contest and there will be a free Tampa Pro 2009 webcast.

As per presented by the official 2009 Tampa Pro website, here is the Tampa Pro 2009/15th Annual Tampa Pro schedule:
Friday, March, 20th
- 9am - Doors Open
- Tickets are $5 & available at Skatepark of Tampa the day of
- Open Pro Street & Vert Practice all day
- 12pm - Team Manager/Industry VIP Street Contest
- 3pm - Am Vert Contest
- Two, 45-second runs, best counts
- Top 10 advance to Finals
- Finals
- Three, 45-second runs, best counts
- 10pm - Doors Close

Friday Night
- Czar
- 1420 East 7th Avenue, Ybor City
- Free with Plastic Skatepark Wristband
- Girls free with any Skatepark Wristband
- Doors 10:30pm
- 18 & Up

Saturday, March 21st
- 9am - Doors Open
- Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
- 11am - Pro Vert Contest
- 12-minute jams with five skaters each
- One intro run
- Top six advance to Finals
- Finals
- 20-minute jam
- One intro run
- Street Qualifiers Immediately Following
- Three skaters per heat (four if necessary)
- One, one-minute intro run
- Counts for 25% of score
- Three-minute jam (four if four skaters)
- Counts for 75% of score
- Top 24 advance to Semi-Finals to join previous Pro winners
- Top two Golden Tickets go straight to Finals
- 8pm - Doors Close

Saturday Night
- Ghostface & Raekwon @ The RITZ Ybor
- Skatepark of Tampa & Nike SB Present Tampa Pro Contest Party w/ Ghostface & Raekwon
- Special Guests - The BASIQS, DJ Sandman, & DJ Mega
- The RITZ Ybor, 1503 East 7th Avenue, Ybor City, 813-621-6793
- All Ages
- Tickets - $15
- Doors 8pm
- Available here and at Ticket Master

Sunday, March 22nd
- 9am - Doors Open
- Tickets are $15 & available at Skatepark of Tampa & skateparkoftampa.com
- 12pm - Pro Street Semi-Finals
- Three skaters per heat
- One, one-minute intro run
- Counts for 25% of score
- Three-minute jam
- Counts for 75% of score
- Top 10 advance to Finals to join Golden Ticket winners
- Moat Race
- Pro Street Finals
- Format same as Semi-Finals, but four-minute jam instead of three
- Silver Trucks Best Trick on Tech Center
- Giant Product Toss
- 6pm (approx.) - Awards
- Doors Close

Sunday Night
- 8pm - Contest After-Party at Rock N Sports Bar
- Upstairs Centro Ybor
- 2 for 1 drafts
- 10% off food ALL WEEK with Skatepark plastic wristband

For the official 15th Annual Tampa Pro results / Tampa Pro 2009 results, please do visit often the official website stated above. The SPoTlight Productions will be posting them full, including video coverage.

Here is a video of Kevin Benson, doing some skateboard tricks:

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