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News Update: September 9, 2005

Adio and Volcom Clothing Present The Damn Am at Volcom in Costa Mesa

What is it?
It's an amateur street skateboarding contest for factory sponsored ams only. You can also qualify for Tampa Am. Your girlfriend, sister, and/or mom can also get soaked in a dunk tank while we all watch and pitch tents.

How did vert get to be less popular than cancer?
They wear shorts? Who knows, but Volcom tore down the vert bowl, so there is no vert contest this year unless you're feeling generous and want to have one built for us. We're broke like you.

When is it?
Thursday, October 27, 2005 to Sunday, October 30, 2005

How do I register?
Your team manager from a legit skateboard company must register you by sending an email to You cannot register yourself directly.

Is it free to spectate?

Can my company sponsor it?
Yes, as long as your company doesn't suck. Email for more information.

Where is it?
It's at the Volcom Warehouse, 1740 Monrovia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 Directions: 405 - South / 55 south / Right 17th / Right Monrovia / Volcom is located a 1/4 mile down on the right side.

What's going on each day?
All times are approximate. Bring your hot mom and 18+ sister for the Adio Dunk Tank mayhem going on all weekend long.
Street Open Practice: 9am - 9pm
Street practice: 9am - 11am
Street Qualifiers: 11am - 6:30pm
Nightlife to be announced
Street practice: 9am - 11am
Street Qualifiers: 11am - 6:30pm
Nightlife to be announced
Street practice: 9am - 11am
Street Semi-Finals: 11am - 1pm
Finals: 1pm - 2pm
Adio Best Trick: 2pm - 3pm
Product Toss: 3pm - 4pm
Awards/Closing: 4pm - 5pm

Where can I get more information?
Check for contest details, including articles and photos from past events.
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