Coming Events

Check the below list of coming events to see where Freestyle Now will be at next, be it a bmx stunt show, skatepark competition or skatepark coaching workshop. The information below can change at any time so please check page regularly for any changes or up dated information. If you would like to catch up on some past events and see where Freestyle Now has been since we started rolling out the rad in 1986, then check out our PAST STUNT SHOW PAGE  or take a look over our PAST COMPETITIONS PAGE . To see where we are going in the future check the list below. You can also look at our Facebook event page or for registration of events our Eventbrite event page

 

29th September 2022 – Skatepark competition (skateboard, scooter, bmx, rollerskate)

  • EVENT – Cooloongup skatepark competition
  • TIMES – Registrations 11am – Competition 12pm – 4pm
  • LOCATION – Cooloongup skatepark, Cooloongup, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a skatepark competition at the Cooloongup skatepark. A skatepark competition is a place for participants to showcase their skills and to demonstrate their growing skills to their friends, family, peers and the wider community. Skatepark competitions activate communities, help engage youth positively and involve community, parents, and beginner to advanced skatepark users. All thanks to The City of Rockingham.
  • COMPETITORS INFORMATION – All disciplines will have a limit on competitor’s numbers so make sure you register online to guarantee your placement in the competition.
  • DISCIPLINES DIVISIONS – Competitors can only enter one division but can enter multiple disciplines
    • Scooter – Beginner, Intermediate, Open
    • Skate – Beginner, Intermediate, Open
    • BMX – Beginner, Intermediate, Open
    • Rollerskates – Beginners, Open
  • COMPETITION FORMAT – The whole skatepark can be used. Each competitor gets 2 x 1 minute individual run. Best run counts. No finals. Competitors are judged on Difficulty, diversity and consistency
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.

 

30th September 2022 – Pop Up Skatepark coaching workshop session (skateboard, scooter, bmx, rollerskates)

  • EVENT – Groundswell festival
  • TIMES – 10am – 4pm
    • Session 1 – 10am
    • Session 2 – 11am
    • Session 3 – 12noon
    • Session 4 – 1pm
    • Session 5 – 2pm
    • Session 6 – 3pm
  • LOCATION – Scarborough Beach, Scarborough, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a pop up skatepark coaching workshop session as part of the Groundswell Festival. Freestyle Now will be holding coaching sessions for skateboard, scooter rollerskate and BMX participants who would like to increase their skill level and get advice on tricks and gain new confidence levels. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. We do, however, reserve the right to not permit a participant to attend the workshop if we feel that their equipment does not meet safety requirements. All thanks to the Groundswell festival
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here, limited availability. if vacancies you can register on the day.

 

1st October 2022 – Skatepark competition (bmx)

  • EVENT – Groundswell Festival BMX bowl battle
  • TIMES – 10am – 3:30pm
  • LOCATION – Scarborough Beach skatepark, Scarborough, Western Australia
  • SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY IS AS FOLLOWS (subject to change)
    • Official practice, check in and registrations – 10am
    • Qualifying rounds – 11am
    • BMX bowl battle finals – 1:30pm.
  • COMPETITION SPONSORS – Colony bmx, Sneaky Wholefoods, Local BMX
  • INFORMATION – The Groundswell BMX bowl battle will see bmx riders compete in the biggest skatepark bowl this side of the universe. Competitors can either choose to enter pro, open, intermediate or beginners classes to battle it out with the other competitors to for their share of the prizes and pro purse prize money. Riders will have to make their way through qualifying rounds to make it to the battle finals. The importance of qualifying on top plays a key role in the battle finals. The lower placed qualifiers have to battle it out to make their way to the top to have a chance to take the win. In the battle finals if competitors are not staying on top of the competition they are dropped out until a winner if announced. The best BMX riders will show of their skills and compete for some epic prize money and all the glory! This is one action pack competition you don’t want to miss.
  • COMPETITOR REQUIREMENTS
    • All competitors must be able to drop in and jump out of the bowl
    • All competitors will require a certified helmet to compete. Ditch you plastic soft foam fashion accessory and protect yourself with a proper helmet. Helmets will be inspected at check in. If your certified helmet is cracked you will require a replacement.
  • DIVISIONS
    • THE RAD – competitors with good skills Entry fee – $10 on the day
    • THE RADDEST – competitors with great skills Entry fee – $20 – on the day
  • QUALIFYING ROUNDS
  • Qualifying is highly important as it set the order of the battle finals. Qualify first you are guaranteed either a first or second place.
  • Competitors are split up into heats of 5 riders (4 groups)
  • Each group gets a 5 minute warm up
  • The rad group gets two x 1 minute runs (not all time has to be used)
  • The raddest group gets two x 2 minute runs (not all time has to be used)
  • JUDGING – Competitors will be judges on the overall impression of their run. 3 judges will each score from 0 to 30 for overall impression. Lowest score drop, best run counts. If there is a tie for a relevant place a 1 minute runoff is the tie breaker.
  • BATTLE FINALS
    • Round 1 – 10th, 9th and 8th place. 3 minute warm up. 2 x 1 min runs. Judges vote who makes it into next round. Bottom two drop out. Winner proceeds to round 2. Places given.
    • Round 2 – winner from round 1 plus 7th and 6th place. 3 minute warm up. 2 x 1 min runs. Judges vote who makes it into next round. Bottom two drop out. Winner proceeds to round 3. Places given.
    • Round 3 – winner from round 2 plus 5th and 4th place. 3 minute warm up. 2 x 1 min runs. Judges vote who makes it into next round. Bottom two drop out. Winner proceeds to round 4. Places given.
    • Round 4 – winner from round 3 plus 3rd and 2nd place. 3 minute warm up. 2 x 1 min runs. Judges vote who makes it into next round. Bottom one drop out. Remaining two proceed to round 5. Places given.
    • Round 5 – two riders from round 4 plus 1st place. 3 minute warm up. 2 x 1 min runs. Judges vote who makes it into next round. Bottom two drop out. Final places given.
  • Register on line here
  • Facebook event page

 

1st October 2022 – Skatepark rail jam (BMX, scooter, skateboard)

  • EVENT – Groundswell Festival
  • TIMES – 4pm – 7pm
  • LOCATION – Scarborough Beach skatepark, Scarborough, Western Australia
  • SCHEDULE
    • 4pm Animal bikes BMX rail jam
    • 5pm Urban Artt scooter rail jam
    • 6pm Modus bearings skateboard rail jam
  • INFORMATION – The Groundswell rail jam will be a first for the festival. BMX scooter and skateboard riders will compete against other riders in their discipline and their own determination by sending the best trick down or over the rail or stair at the Scarborough beach skatepark. This is a very technical competition that takes place in a very loose format over a 40 minute time frame. Each competitor will have the opportunity to throw down their best trick with the hopes that no will beat it. It’s back and forth with the skills until there is one final winner, the one who will shut down the rail. Whatever your wheels are you will be able to get involved. Watch as Perth best riders send it down the rail with some crazy tricks. Who will be the first to shut down the rail with their set? This is something you want to be a part of either as a spectator or as a participant.

 

 

2nd October 2022 – BMX stunt show

  • EVENT – Groundswell Festival
  • TIMES – 10am – 4pm.
  • LOCATION – Scarborough Beach, Scarborough, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be returning to rolling out the rad at the 2022 Groundswell festival with some radical BMX stunt shows. Last years shows were some of the best we have done and we are sure the crowd will be just as hyped once again. Controlled chaos is the best way to describe the Freestyle Now BMX stunt show. Professional BMX riders launch into the air and perform a variety of mid-air BMX stunts over a specially designed stunt show ramp. Backflips, front flips, 360s and no-handers are just some of the crazy tricks the riders perform. No show is ever the same with the riders trying new tricks and routines to engage and excite the crowd. The Freestyle Now BMX stunt show performers sometimes jump the ramp at the same time or jump over each other, you just never know what is next in this exciting and thrill seeking daredevil experience. The Freestyle Now BMX stunt show announcer will rev up the audience, encouraging them to give back some energy for the BMX performers. The more noise they make, the more the Freestyle Now BMX stunt show riders will want to throw bigger tricks. This is a one of a kind entertainment experience that is exciting for people of all ages.

 

 2nd October 2022 – Skatepark competition (skateboard)

  • EVENT – Groundswell Grind
  • TIMES – 10am – 5pm
  • LOCATION – Scarborough Beach skatepark, Scarborough, Western Australia
  • SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY IS AS FOLLOWS (subject to change)
    • Official practice, check in and registrations – 10am
    • Competition starts – 11am
  • COMPETITION SPONSORS – DC shoes, Panda skateboards, Modus Bearings, Maple Road skateboard, Sneaky Wholefoods, Aikenheads skateboards
  • INFORMATION – The Groundswell Grind skateboard bowl competition will see skateboarders of all ages and skill levels roll in one Australia’s biggest bowls. The Scarborough beach bowl will be the center point for the Groundswell festival in a spectacle of grinds, slides high airs and tricks that will carve up the competition. With categories for 9 years and under, 12 years and under, 15 years and under and the open class in both men’s and women’s along with the masters class for riders over 40 years there is a spot for all competitors. The open men’s and women’s class will share in a prize purse of $3000 with equal prize money for both. Groundswell grind is sanctioned by the Australian Skateboarding Federation with competition points going to Australian points rankings. This is one action packed competition you don’t want to miss.
  • COMPETITOR REQUIREMENTS
    • All competitors must be able to drop in and jump out of the bowl
    • All competitors will require to wear a helmet. Your future mental health is a priority let alone seeing you have a fit on the floor of the bowl because you smacked your head.
  • DIVISIONS
    • 9 years and under – Men
    • 9 years and under – Women
    • 12 years and under – Men
    • 12 years and under – Women
    • 15 years and under – Men
    • 15 years and under – Women
    • Opens – Men
    • Open – Women
    • Master class (40 years +)
  • COMPETITION FORMAT – All competitors will get 3 runs, up to 2 minutes for open and masters and up to 1 minute for other divisions. Competitors lowest score dropped, two best scores will be added together to form the total score. If there is a tie for a relevant place a 1 minute runoff is the tie breaker.
  • Facebook event page
  • Register on line here

 

3rd October 2022 – Skatepark coaching workshop session (skateboard, scooter, bmx)

  • EVENT – Carramar BMX / MTB jump coaching jam session
  • TIMES – 1pm – 4pm
  • LOCATION –Houghton Park BMX Track, Carramar, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a FREE coaching jam session BMX and MTB participants at the Houghton Park BMX Track in Carramar. Participants will be able to learn new tricks or get advice on tricks and have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. Throughout the skatepark jam session a variety of challenges will cater for all levels of abilities and be all inclusive for all participants. This is a chance for participants to showcase their abilities amongst their peers and for the community to see the skatepark participants excelling in a positive way. Some of the types of challenges that might take place would include best trick, longest manual, slow races, foot down, most engaged rider, best youngest rider, etc. Prizes are given out to the winners of the challenges. All thanks to the City of Wanneroo.
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on the day.

 

4th October 2022 – pump track coaching workshop session (BMX / MTB)

  • EVENT – Dianella pump track BMX coaching workshop session
  • TIMES
    • Session 1 – 9:00am – 9:50am
    • Parent information session – 10:00am – 10:10am
    • Session 2 – 10:20am – 11:10am
    • Parent information session – 11:20am – 11:30am
    • Session 3 – 11:40am – 12:30pm
  • LOCATION – Dianella pump track, Dianella, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a BMX / MTB coaching workshop session at the Dianella pump track. The session will be open to any BMX /MTB participant over the age of 6 who would like to increase their skill level, get advice on tricks and gain new confidence levels but most of all everyone can have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. We do, however, reserve the right to not permit a participant to attend the workshop if we feel that their equipment does not meet safety requirements. Between the sessions Freestyle Now will host a skatepark information session the help educate participants and parents on all things related to skatepark use (etiquette, safety, equipment) All thanks to the City of Stirling
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.
  • Facebook event link

 

5th October 2022 – Skatepark coaching workshop session (skateboard)

  • EVENT – Balga skatepark skateboard coaching workshop session
  • TIMES
    • Session 1 – 9:00am – 9:50am
    • Parent information session – 10:00am – 10:10am
    • Session 2 – 10:20am – 11:10am
    • Parent information session – 11:20am – 11:30am
    • Session 3 – 11:40am – 12:30pm
  • LOCATION – Balga skatepark, Balga, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a skatepark coaching workshop session at the Balga skatepark. The session will be open to any skateboard participant over the age of 6 who would like to increase their skill level, get advice on tricks and gain new confidence levels but most of all everyone can have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. We do, however, reserve the right to not permit a participant to attend the workshop if we feel that their equipment does not meet safety requirements. Between the sessions Freestyle Now will host a skatepark information session the help educate participants and parents on all things related to skatepark use (etiquette, safety, equipment) All thanks to the City of Stirling
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.
  • Facebook event link

 

6th October 2022 – Skatepark coaching workshop session (skateboard, scooter, bmx)

  • EVENT – Ellenbrook skatepark coaching jam session
  • TIMES – 1pm – 4pm
  • LOCATION –Ellenbrook skatepark, Ellenbrook, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a FREE coaching workshop jam session for skateboard, scooter and BMX participants at the Ellenbrook skatepark. Participants will be able to learn new tricks or get advice on tricks and have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. Throughout the skatepark jam session a variety of challenges will cater for all levels of abilities and be all inclusive for all participants. This is a chance for participants to showcase their abilities amongst their peers and for the community to see the skatepark participants excelling in a positive way. Some of the types of challenges that might take place would include best trick, longest manual, slow races, foot down, most engaged rider, best youngest rider, etc. Prizes are given out to the winners of the challenges. All thanks to the City of Swan.
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on the day.

 

7th October 2022 – Skatepark coaching workshop session (scooter, BMX)

  • EVENT – Bunbury coaching workshop session
  • SESSION TIMES
    • 10:00 – Beginner scooter coaching sessions
    • 10:00 – Beginner BMX coaching session
    • 11:00 – Beginner scooter coaching sessions
    • 11:00 – Beginner BMX coaching sessions
    • 12:00 – Beginner scooter coaching sessions
    • 12:00 – Intermediate BMX coaching sessions
    • 1:00   – Intermediate scooter coaching sessions
    • 1:00   – Intermediate BMX coaching sessions
  • LOCATION – Bunbury skatepark, Bunbury, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting scooter and BMX coaching workshop sessions at the new Bunbury skatepark. The session will be open to any scooter and BMX participants over the age of 6 who would like to increase their skill level and get advice on tricks and gain new confidence levels but most of all everyone can have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills, they are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. We do, however, reserve the right to not permit a participant to attend the workshop if we feel that their equipment does not meet safety requirements. Between the sessions Freestyle Now will host a skatepark information session the help educate participants and parents on all things related to skatepark use (etiquette, safety, equipment). All thanks to The City of Bunbury.
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.

 

7th October 2022 – Skatepark competition (scooter)

  • EVENT – Bunbury scooter skatepark competition
  • TIMES – Registrations / check ins 2pm – Competition 3pm – 7pm
  • LOCATION – Bunbury skatepark, Bunbury, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a scooter competition at the new Bunbury skatepark. A skatepark competition is a place for participants to showcase their skills and to demonstrate their growing skills to their friends, family, peers and the wider community. Skatepark competitions activate communities, help engage youth positively and involve community, parents, and beginner to advanced skatepark users. All thanks to The City of Bunbury.
  • COMPETITORS INFORMATION – All divisions will have a limit on competitor’s numbers so make sure you register online to guarantee your placement in the competition.
  • DIVISIONS – Competitors can only enter one division. Consistency is the key to division categorising
    • Beginner – Younger and still learning. Basic tricks, low consistency.
    • Intermediate – Basic to medium level tricks, higher consistency.
    • Open – Medium to advanced level tricks. High rate of consistency
  • COMPETITION FORMAT – The transition run and street section next to it is the competition zone. Each competitor gets 2 x 1 minute individual run. Best run counts. No finals. Competitors are judged on Difficulty, diversity and consistency
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.

 

8th October 2022 – Skatepark competition (rollerskate)

  • EVENT – Bunbury rollerskate skatepark competition
  • TIMES – Registrations / check ins 9am – Competition 10am – 12noon
  • LOCATION – Bunbury skatepark, Bunbury, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a rollerskate competition at the new Bunbury skatepark. A skatepark competition is a place for participants to showcase their skills and to demonstrate their growing skills to their friends, family, peers and the wider community. Skatepark competitions activate communities, help engage youth positively and involve community, parents, and beginner to advanced skatepark users. All thanks to The City of Bunbury.
  • COMPETITORS INFORMATION – All divisions will have a limit on competitor’s numbers so make sure you register online to guarantee your placement in the competition.
  • DIVISIONS – Competitors can only enter one division. Consistency is the key to division categorising
    • Beginner – Still learning. Basic tricks, low consistency.
    • Open – Basic to medium /advanced level tricks. High rate of consistency
  • COMPETITION FORMAT – The large bowl section is the competition zone. Each competitor gets 2 x 1 minute individual run. Best run counts. No finals. Competitors are judged on Difficulty, diversity and consistency
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.

 

8th October 2022 – Skatepark competition (BMX)

  • EVENT – Round 2 Western Australian BMX freestyle state championships
  • TIMES – Registrations / check ins 1pm – Competition 2pm – 7pm
  • LOCATION – Bunbury skatepark, Bunbury, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting round 2 Western Australian BMX freestyle state championships at the new Bunbury skatepark. A skatepark competition is a place for participants to showcase their skills and to demonstrate their growing skills to their friends, family, peers and the wider community. Skatepark competitions activate communities, help engage youth positively and involve community, parents, and beginner to advanced skatepark users. All thanks to The City of Bunbury.
  • COMPETITORS INFORMATION – All divisions will have a limit on competitor’s numbers so make sure you register online to guarantee your placement in the competition.
  • DIVISIONS – Competitors can only enter one division. Consistency is the key to division categorising
    • Under 10’s – Riders ages 10 years and under. (under 10’s don’t have to ride in this division if they are capable of competition in the other divisions)
    • Beginner – Still learning. Basic tricks, low consistency.
    • Intermediate – Basic to medium level tricks, higher consistency.
    • Open – Medium /advanced level tricks. High rate of consistency
  • COMPETITION ZONE – The transition run and both street sections next to it is the competition zone.
  • COMPETITION FORMAT – Qualifying rounds and finalsEach competitor gets 2 x 1 minute individual run. Best run counts.
    • 3 riders make a class
    • 3 – 7 riders in a class – 3 into finals
    • 8 – 9 riders in a class – 4 into finals
    • 10 – 11 riders in a class – 5 into finals
    • 12 or more riders in a class – 6 into finals
  • JUDGING CRITERIA
  • Difficulty. Best score possible from one judge – 20 points
    Definition

    • Tricks that are difficult to execute
    • Technical tricks
    • Difficult lines within the park
    • Large gaps or high airs will also be taken into account
  • Diversity. Best score possible from one judge – 20 points
    Definition

    • A run consisting of various types of tricks (grinds, stalls and airs)
    • Using the park to its full capability (tricking on as many obstacles as you can)
    • Using the park in ways that other competitors are not (original lines through the park or tricking parts of the park that no one is tricking.)
    • The more varied the run and the more obstacles ridden the higher the score.
  • Consistency. Best score possible from one judge – 20 points
    Definition

    • A run that has been done without any feet touching by mistake or crashes.
    • Tricks done but not pulled smooth will also come into account with consistency points
    • The less touches or crashes and the smoother the run the higher the score the competitor will receive.
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.

 

5th November 2022 – Skatepark coaching jam session (skateboard, scooter, bmx, rollerskate)

  • EVENT – Australind skatepark coaching jam session
  • TIMES – Beginners coaching 11:00 – 12:00 noon, Parent information session 12:00 – 12:15, Open Jam Session 12:30 – 2:00
  • LOCATION –Australind skatepark, Australind, Western Australia
  • INFORMATION – Freestyle Now will be hosting a FREE coaching jam session at the Australind skatepark. Participants in skateboard, scooter, bmx and rollerskate will be able to learn new tricks or get advice on tricks and gain new confidence levels but most of all everyone can have a stack of fun. These workshop sessions are more than just helping teach skills. These workshops are fun, informative and motivational. The squad members let the participants ride at their own level and encourage progression. All our instructors are very easy going and relate to the participants well. Our workshops cover all aspects of the sports, as well as equipment maintenance and personal safety issues. Throughout the skatepark jam session a variety of challenges will cater for all levels of abilities from all participants. This is a chance for participants to showcase their abilities amongst their peers and for the community to see the skatepark participants excelling in a positive way. Some of the types of challenges that might take place would include best trick, longest manual, best trick on a certain part of the skatepark, most engaged rider, best youngest rider, etc. Prizes are given out to the winners of the challenges. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. We do, however, reserve the right to not permit a participant to attend the workshop if we feel that their equipment does not meet safety requirements. All thanks to the Shire of Harvey.
  • Facebook event link
  • Register on line here or if vacancies available on the day.