The First Annual U.S. Open of Freestyle Skateboarding

Where is it?

Etnies Skatepark 20028 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630

When is it?

July 20th, 2024 9am - 5pm


Registration is limited to 40 skaters. You must register before May 30th in order to participate in the U.S. Open. Click HERE to register.


Each rider will have two 90-second runs. The highest score will be counted. In the event of a tie, the lower scores will be used as a tie breaker.

Surface Size

The competition surface measures approx. 80' x 50'. The surface is concrete with a manhole cover in the center and a flat bar along its western edge.


The U.S. Open of Freestyle uses a judging system based on the Japan Flatland Skateboard Association (JFSA) competition judging system. This system deploys three judges. Each judge is responsible for scoring a different aspect of the skaters' routine, as outlined below.


Technicality refers to the level of difficulty required for each trick that the skater lands during their competition run.
technicality us open freestyle skateboarding
Composition is a skater's preparedness, fluidity, and use of space on the floor during their competition run.
Aesthetics focuses on a skater's originality, musical harmony, and stability.


The First Annual U.S. Open of Freestyle has a single pro-am division.

Entry Fee

The entry fee for the U.S. Open of Freestyle is $30. This grants competitors access to the park for the day, an event T-shirt, and a goodie bag


For the First Annual U.S. Open, prizes will include skateboard decks, wheels, trucks, stickers, bearings, and trophies


Live stream of the U.S. Open of Freestyle Skateboarding will be available on YouTube via the Waltz Skateboarding channel.

You can also watch a 24 hour static live feed of Etnies Skatepark by clicking HERE


Hilton Garden Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest - 0.5 miles
Hampton Inn Irvine East - Lake Forest - 0.5 miles
Courtyard by Marriott Foothill Ranch Irvine East/Lake Forest - 1 mile
Extended Stay America - Orange County - Lake Forest - 1 mile
Staybridge Suites Irvine East/Lake Forest, an IHG Hotel - 2 miles
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Irvine Spectrum - 9 miles


We recommend flying in to the following airports for this event
John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 20 miles
Long Beach Airport (LGB) - 40 miles
Los Angeles Airport (LAX) - 57 miles


Please email us if you have any additional questions