WKND 1: AUG 4-6 | WKND 2: AUG 10
A COMPETITIVE TEAM SKATEBOARDING 'SCAVENGER HUNT' TRICK AND FILM EVENT
ABOUT THE EVENT /
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2019 WINNING TEAM PRIZE PACKAGE .
$300 IN CASH for KOM winning Team
Assorted Gear and merch from Contact Skateboard shop
A Massive trophy with your team name engraved that will displayed at Society year-round for bragging rights.
What the heck is the King of Memphis or KOM?
King of Memphis is an annual 'scavenger hunt-style' skateboarding competition centered around THE BOOK OF CHALLENGES. The competition takes place all over the great city of Memphis, TN. Various challenges are location-based or you find your own spot to do the trick/challenge. (some skating... some not) There are challenges of different difficulty levels, making it a fun event for beginners as well as experienced skaters. All of the action/challenges have to be captured on video, edited with challenges noted and presented at the ending party where a winning team is crowned. The event promises new friendships and loads of fun and memories to be had for all ages. The Kick-Off Party and the final competition, video screenings and award party are open to the public to come and watch the craziness.
To keep up with the latest news and for teams to find out about pop-up insta challenges, please follow @KINGOFMEMPHIS2K19
THINGS ARE CHANGING A LITTLE THIS YEAR!
FRIDAY NIGHT at 7pm – KOM kickoff event at Society w/ a special competition...
before teams are given their “Book of Tricks.” At approx 8:30…IT’S A GO! Teams are released with their book and they have until MIDNIGHT the next night to complete as many tricks on film as possible. (Approx 27 hours) .
Film must be submitted at the KOM HQ (Socie
ty Upstairs) by 12 on Sat Night.
ON SUNDAY – the teams will have from 8am to 10pm to completely edit their film submission with provided guidelines.
KOM FINAL EVENT | SATURDAY 8/10/19
Final team competitions
– THINK DIME GLORY STYLE EVENTS
- Screening of all films from KOM Teams
- Crown the KOM and awards
You must complete an online form to sign up your team.
To enter the competition:
fill out the online form
name all of your team members
give your team a name (that can be shared publicly on social media)
COST: $25/person ($100 - Team)
Includes shirt for competitors only
3 admissions to Society
w/ team competitions
Food at KOM finals for teams
Chance to win $300 as a team
Chance to have your name on an enormous trophy displayed year-round at Society
a crapload of fun
no sleep for a weekend
* Shirt design release 7/6/19
We represent a diverse crowd of people of all ages, races, genders, abilities and sizes. Part of this competition is also on public property. We want to keep KOM going for many years.
So we will not tolerate:
– racism of any form
– bigotry in any way
– this a friendly competition lets honor it
– DISrespect public and/or private property
– violence, threats, or physical aggression
– any acts with the intention of harming someone from another team.
This year you are allowed to have a maximum of 4 people on a team.
* INCLUDES FILMER!
Submitted team videos from last year
TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE
KOM KICKOFF @ SOCIETY MEMPHIS
6:30 PM - TEAM CHECK-IN
7:00 PM - TEAM RELAY RACE 'Thrasher Style'
8:30 PM (approx) - Teams are given their BOOK of Tricks
and sent out to film!
8:30 PM Friday - 11pm Satuday KOM Team filming
all day - teams are filming
11:00 PM - DEADLINE TO have film RAW submitted at
KOM HQ (Society)
8am - 11pm - Teams have the entire day edit their film
at the KOM HQ and submit final edit by 11pm!
6PM - Teams Check-in
6:30pm - Final Team Competitions- Dime Glory Style
8:00 PM - KOM Team's video screening
9:00 PM - KOM Team is Crowned
9:30 PM - Band starts and OPEN skate