Q and A: Dew Tour Beach Championships

 

Dew Tour General Information:

The Dew Tour is a free 4-day action sports and lifestyle festival coming to Ocean City, Maryland June 20-23.  The event features Skateboarding, BMX and Surf competitions with live music and the Dew Tour Experience where fans can get athlete autographs, interact with the Dew Tour sponsors, ride the Skate and BMX fan courses  and more. The Dew Tour Beach Championships will be held on the beach, just north of the Pier.

 

Where is the Dew Tour?

For the third year in a row, Dew Tour will return to Ocean City, Maryland. The Dew Tour Beach Championships will capture the East Coast beach lifestyle in the unique Ocean City setting with the Atlantic Ocean and lively boardwalk as backdrops. The Dew Tour Experience will be located on the beach right off the boardwalk between Caroline St and the Pier.

 

What events/disciplines will be featured?

The following events will be featured at the Dew Tour Beach Championships:

BMX Park, BMX Flatland, BMX Vert, Skate Vert, Skate Bowl, Skate Legends Bowl, plus new this year both BMX and Skate Battle at the Beach.

 

What athletes will be competing?

Bucky Lasek, Scotty Cranmer, Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Tom Schaar, Pedro Barros, Steve McCann and Jamie Bestwick among many others will be competing. Click HERE for the full athlete roster.

 

ADA Accessibility

ADA Compliance – Dew Tour 2013 events are currently in the planning stages.  We take the compliance with the ADA very seriously and the Dew Tour venues will be in compliance with the law.  Please continue to check back for more information.

 

Premium Passes

The Dew Tour Beach Championships will be free to attend.  Premium passes – offering the ultimate Dew Tour fan experience – are available for purchase now via Ticketmaster.   Premium passes include guaranteed seating at all events, a souvenir credential and Dew Tour Swag Bag. Premium pass pricing info is listed below:

  • Thursday: $35
  • Friday: $80
  • Saturday: $80
  • Sunday: $80

 

Daily Event Schedule

Thursday, June 20

  • Skate Vert Semi-Final
  • Surf Shop Showdown

Friday, June 21

  • BMX Park Semi-Final
  • Skate Bowl Semi-Final
  • BMX Vert Final
  • Concert

Saturday, June 22

  • BMX Battle at the Beach
  • Skate Vert Final
  • Skate Bowl Legends Final
  • Skate Battle at the Beach
  • Concert

Sunday, June 23

  • BMX Flatland
  • BMX Park Final
  • Skate Bowl Final

*Schedule subject to change

 

What can someone expect to see/ get out of their time in The Dew Tour experience?

The Dew Tour Experience reflects the culture of action sports and the lifestyle of our fans through live partner brand experiences.  The Dew Tour Experience will be FREE for everyone.  Each of our partners will have a booth filled with different elements and products.

Our Partners include: Mountain Dew, Toyota, iON, Mongoose, National Guard, Paul Mitchell, Stride and Dogfunk.com.

Dew Tour Experience elements include: Autograph signings, Skate and BMX Courses, Giveaways, Product demonstrations, live music and entertainment.  

 

How can someone get to the Dew Tour Beach Championships?

The best way for Dew Tour fans to get to the event is by using public transportation, including the Coastal Highway Bus-“The B”, and the Ocean City Boardwalk Tram. Below is more information on the different ways to get to the Dew Tour Beach Championships.

 

The Coastal Highway Bus- “The B”

The Coastal Highway Bus is the fast, easy, inexpensive way to get around Ocean City.  It runs daily from S. Division St. to 144th St and back. The B will make various stops along the route during the hours of operation, and operates during all Dew Tour hours.

Click here for a full map, schedules and fare information. 

 

Ocean City Boardwalk Tram

The Boardwalk Tram runs the length of the Boardwalk- from the north booth at 27th Street down to the Pier. The tram will stop at most locations along the scenic route which takes you right down to the beach and puts you in the middle of all the Dew Tour action.

Detailed ticket information can be found here

 

Bicycle parking and transportation

There are bus/bike lanes on both sides of Coastal Highway. Ocean City has designated times for bicyclists to ride on the boardwalk.

Permitted riding times are as follows:

  • Monday through Friday  2:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m
  • Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

 

How can someone volunteer for the Dew Tour?

If you are interested in volunteering for the Dew Tour you can e-mail Monica Martin at lloydm119@gmail.com.

 

Where can someone watch coverage of the Dew Tour?

The Dew Tour Beach Championships can be viewed on both NBC and NBC Sports Network at the following dates and times, all time EST*:

 

 

PROGRAM DAY DATE TIME (EST) NETWORK

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Saturday

22-Jun-13

4:00PM to 6:00PM

NBCSN

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Saturday

22-Jun-13

11:30PM to 1:00AM

NBCSN

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Sunday

23-Jun-13

2:00PM to 4:00PM

NBCSN

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Sunday

23-Jun-13

11:30PM to 1:00AM

NBCSN

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Sunday

30-Jun-13

11:00PM to 12:00AM

NBCSN

Dew Tour Beach Championships

Sunday

21-Jul-13

2:00PM to 3:00PM

NBCSN

 

 

Fans can also see all the action on Dew Tour Live at dewtour.com.  Don’t miss live streamed competitions, athlete interviews, industry insiders and behind the scenes action from Ocean City, MD.

*Schedule subject to change