This time next week, many of the UK's top riders will be packing their bags ready for the early morning departure for Pardubice.
Whether you are one of those riders, a rider from elsewhere in Europe, a fan heading over, or just tuning in from home, here is all the info you need in the run up to the 2013 European Championships...
Date - 1st-2nd of June 2013
Place - Skatepark Pardubice, Kpt. Bartoše 2788, 530 02 Pardubice
Travel - Driving - Head for GPS coordinates N 50°02.160´ E 015°45.315´ or the above address
Train - The Skatepark is just down the road from Pardubice Train Station (Pardubice hlavní nádraží). Check out Here
Plane - Pardubice has its own airport, but loads of budget airlines land in Prague, which is a short train journey from Pardubice.
Scoot - If you leave now, i guess you could get there in time?
Accommodation - Click HERE
for links to local Pardubice hotels, or there is a designated camping/parking area right next to the Skatepark.
The Park - Skatepark Pardubice is a pretty comprehensive setup which has hosted all kinds of events in the past. There is seating for spectators and the park is undercover so no worries about rain! Check out the layout below, and photos here
Registration - All riders can register now on this page (english link in the top right) - Registration
Contest Disclaimer can be read/printed and signed by parents here (if you are traveling alone, make sure you take a signed one with you!) - Disclaimer
Competition Program - All times for contests, click the linky (Pardubice local time = BST+1hr) - Program
Tickets - Tickets are now available from Gizmania online, grab one if you are a spectator - Tickets
Live Streaming - Sunday's Best Trick and Pro finals will be available to watch for free online. Links below...
Other Events -
Dirt - The local BMX racing track is open for use a few hundred meters from the park all weekend, so bring your dirt scoot.
Exhibition - Loads of brands from the scooter world and beyond will be exhibiting beside the park all weekend.
Prague street tour - The Gizmania boys will be leading a tour of Prague on friday night. A 10 euro ride on the train from Pardubice drops you in the heart of Prague for a tour of the best street spots with the locals. Meeting at the Gizmania shop at 6.45pm - Bubenská 43, Prague, CZ. This is not an official ISA event, and not intended for young kids.
For all updates, make sure you join the facebook event page here
And check out the video invite...
See you in the Czech Republic!