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International Distance Skateboarding Association

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About the IDSA

The Skate International Distance and Supercross Association’s (Skate IDSA) mission is to promote skateboard racing & competition in all its forms (LDP/Distance, Garage, and Skateboard Supercross [SBSX]), We will grow participation by providing a consistent governing body and assistance to those with a shared interest in the sport.  It is our aim to grow global awareness of the sport by supporting skateboard racing conducted in a way that is exciting and safe for all participants.  We hope to spread acceptance of the sport throughout communities through assisting in the organization of legal (non-outlaw) sanctioned insured competitions. Skate IDSA showcases skateboarding as part of a healthy and positive lifestyle that is appropriate for all ages and skill levels.  We believe that skateboarding is a lasting form of transportation, fitness and ultimately an inspiring form of competition.

Long Distance

Long Distance Skateboarding, or Long Distance Push/Pump (LDP) is the main discipline of the IDSA. Worldwide races take place and rank participants on an annual basis, with trophies and per-race prizes.

Push/Pump

Typical race formats are:

5k
10k
25k
Marathon (26.2 Miles)
Ultraskate (24 Hours)

Urban Downhill

Urban Downhill, a newer addition to the IDSA league, hosts racers from all over the globe in a fun and thrilling sanctioned downhill format.

Garage Racing

Urban Downhill race points are included in annual cumulative totals and will affect your overall ranking.

Skateboard Supercross

SBSX racing incorporates pumptracks that may include sharp turns, high speeds, or jumps.

SBSX

SBSX races vary in nature. More information can be found at SkateboardSupercross.com

Stand Up Paddle

Stand Up Paddle incorporates the use of a paddle to propel a racer forward, making use of different muscle regions and creating a different race.

Pump/Push

Stand Up Paddle racing is divided into two subsections:

Pump/Kick
Pump Only

Pump/Kick participants may use their legs as a means of travel in addition to an external paddle.

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RACE CALENDAR

IDSA operates year round, bringing you sanctioned racing in all formats around the globe. View the full calendar for an optimal view of the current season.

VIEW FULL CALENDAR

Membership Information

IDSA membership fees are for memberships only and do not include race entry fees, which are determined by the race hosts.

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Sanction Your Event

In order for your event to be considered sanctioned by the IDSA, it must meet these minimum standards:

Skate IDSA Sanctioned Event

  • Event organizers must provide proof to IDSA that event has a safe environment for participants. Events with safe environments are ones held on closed roads, trails or parking garages without active motorized traffic, or an active road that local government will provide or approve traffic control measures.
  • IDSA event liability insurance required or proof of events own insurance must be submitted.
  • Event must follow IDSA rules and regulations- a copy of the rules will be sent to event organizers or found at- http://theidsa.org/about-us/official-rules/
  • Event organizers will provide participants Name, Age, Finishing times to IDSA for official posting of event results.
  • Event will provide discount entry to active Skate IDSA members.- List of active members’ will be provided to event organizers. Minimum 10% discount of full entry price.
  • Skate IDSA ranking will be used to set starting positions in mass start events and preferred heat seating’s in bracket events

Need a Skate IDSA Representative @ your event? 

  • Skate IDSA on site representative fee will be assessed.
  • IDSA representative will help with registration and membership on event day
  • IDSA representative will provide an official timing for event.
  • IDSA banners and Start/Finish Archway setup.

Skate IDSA will provide for your event

  • IDSA can provide online registration for your event.
  • IDSA will use member email database to blast event info.
  • IDSA may be used to help event organizers with local government
  • IDSA can provide an event checklist for organization of event.
  • IDSA will help promote IDSA recognized events via all media outlets with info and advertising provided from event organizers.
  • IDSA representative will have live updating of race results and points allotted on media outlets.
  • Recap of event will be posted via IDSA website.
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