Skate International Distance and Supercross Association

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About SkateIDSA

The Skate International Distance and Supercross Association’s (SkateIDSA) 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. SkateIDSA 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.


Typical race formats are:

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 races vary in nature. More information can be found at

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.


Stand Up Paddle racing is divided into two subsections:

Pump Only

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



SkateIDSA 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.


SkateIDSA Presents: Push

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Membership Information

SkateIDSA 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:

SkateIDSA Sanctioned Event

  • Event organizers must provide proof to SkateIDSA 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.
  • SkateIDSA event liability insurance required or proof of events own insurance must be submitted.
  • Event must follow SkateIDSA rules and regulations- a copy of the rules will be sent to event organizers or found at-
  • 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.
  • SkateIDSA ranking will be used to set starting positions in mass start events and preferred heat seating’s in bracket events

Need a SkateIDSA Representative @ your event? 

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

Skate IDSA will provide for your event

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