Q and A: Dew Tour Information, San Francisco City Championship

Q and A: Dew Tour Information, Toyota City Championships

Dew Tour General Information:

The Dew Tour is a free 4-day action sports and lifestyle festival coming to San Francisco October 18-21.  The event features Skateboarding, BMX and FMX competitions with live music and the Dew Tour Experience where fans can get athlete autographs, play games, ride the Skate and BMX fan courses and more all from our Dew Tour partners. The Dew Tour Toyota City Championships will be held at Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Francisco.  The Streetstyle events will take place on Sunday, October 21 on Harrison Street, between Fremont and Spear.

Where is the Dew Tour?

For the first time in its eight year history, the Dew Tour will be hosted in San Francisco, California.  The Dew Tour Toyota City Championships will take place in the heart of San Francisco in Civic Center Plaza.  The event is sure to have a city feel with many of our courses inspired by San Francisco and the skaters and BMX riders that live there.

 

What events/disciplines will be featured?

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

BMX Dirt, FMX, Skateboard Street, BMX Street, Dirt Best Trick, Skate Streetstyle and BMX Streetstyle.

 

What athletes will be competing?

Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Nyjah Huston and many more are set to compete at the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships.  Check out the full list of confirmed athletes here:

http://www.allisports.com/dew-tour/event/san-francisco-2012/news/toyota-city-championships-athletes-confirmed

 

Ticketing Info.

The Dew Tour’s Toyota City Championships in San Francisco will be free to attend, with the option to purchase a Premium Pass for that ultimate fan. These passes are limited so get yours today!

Thursday:

Ticket Name: FMX Triple Threat Pit Pass

Price: $50

Meet the top Dew Tour FMX athletes before the FMX Triple Threat competition. Receive an autographed poster, the opportunity to take a photograph with the athletes and be automatically entered in the Dew Tour raffle! Then hang out near the Pit until practice starts to catch the athletes as they prep to throw down!

Click here to purchase Thursday Pit Passes.

Friday:

Ticket Name: Premium Pass

Price: $35

Are you looking to guarantee a seat during the BMX Dirt and Skate Street Semi-Finals while taking home some exclusive Dew Tour swag? Don’t miss out on your chance to witness the top action sports athletes; purchase your Premium Pass now!

Click here to purchase Friday Premium Passes.

Saturday:

Ticket Name: Premium Pass

Price: $65

Guarantee your seat during all Saturday finals including Skate Street and BMX Dirt while taking home exclusive Dew Tour swag. Also, Premium Pass holders only will have an exclusive meet and greet with a skate street athlete!

Click here to purchase Saturday Premium Passes.

 

 

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, Pantech, iON, Paul Mitchell, Mongoose, National Guard, Stride and Dogfunk.com.

Dew Tour Experience elements include: Autograph signings, Skate and BMX Courses, Giveaways, Product displays, Social Media, Scavenger hunts and Contests.  

 

How can someone get to the Dew Tour at Civic Center Plaza?

The best way for Dew Tour fans to get to the event is by using public transportation, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni).  Parking will be available, but limited around the venue.  Below is more information on the different ways to get to the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships.

 

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

The Bay Area Rapid Transit is the fast, easy, inexpensive way to get around San Francisco.  Take The BART to the Civic Center/UN stop and you arrive right at the Dew Tour.  The BART operates during all Dew Tour hours.

 

Click here for a full map, schedules and ticketing information:

 http://www.bart.gov/stations/civc/map.aspx

 

The BART runs like a subway, so ticket fares and times depend on location and destination.

 

Hours of Operation:

Weekdays: 4:00 am – Midnight

Saturday: 6:00 am – Midnight

Sunday: 8:00 am – Midnight

 

 

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni)

The Muni services can be taken from many locations into downtown San Francisco and the Dew Tour at Civic Center Plaza.  Muni services include Cable cars, Historic streetcars and buses.  A Muni ticket can be purchased in any Muni subway station.  Visitor information and ticketing information can be found here: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/mcust/visitors.htm

Please refer to the links below to plan your trip from your select destination to the Civic Center Plaza.

Trip Planner: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/mroutes/tripplan.htm

Map: http://transit.511.org/static/providers/maps/SF_1222201020215.gif

 

Below are links to five popular routes, which have stops at the Civic Center Plaza:

N Judah Route: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/asystem/routedesc.php?rted=N

The N Judah Route is local with a sub-way section and a metro streetcar. Inbound to downtown (Civic Center Plaza), Outbound to Ocean Beach. 

19 Polk Route: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/asystem/routedesc.php?rted=19

19 Polk Route is a local bus route.  Inbound to the Fisherman’s Wharf, Outbound to Hunters Point, via Civic Center.

S Castro Route: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/asystem/routedesc.php?rted=S

S Castro Shuttle is a local, metro streetcar.  Inbound to downtown (Civic Center Plaza), Outbound to Castro Station.

F Market and Wharves: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/asystem/routedesc.php?rted=F

F Market and Wharves is a local, historic streetcar.  Inbound to Fisherman’s Wharf, Outbound to The Castro.

5 Fulton: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/asystem/routedesc.php?rted=5

5 Fulton is a local, Trolley Bus.  Inbound to Downtown (Civic Center Plaza), Outbound to The Richmond.

 

Parking  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Civic Center Plaza Garage is an underground parking garage beneath the Civic Center Plaza, which will be available for guests of the Dew Tour on a first come, first served basis. 

Dew Tour fans can also use limited meter-parking on the streets, as well as various private parking lots surrounding the Civic Center Plaza.   For more information on the Civic Center Plaza Garage, visit: http://www.civiccentergarage.com/

Civic Center Garage

  • San Francisco, CA
  • 355 McAllister Street (entrance is in the middle of the block)
  • 94102

 

Hours of Operation:  

  • Mon-Fri 6am – Midnight
  • Saturday: 8am – Midnight
  • Sunday: 9am – 10pm  

 

Bike Parking

There will be a designated section for bike parking within the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships venue.  San Francisco has made their streets very bike-friendly. We encourage our guests to use the complementary bike parking at our venue.  

  • The Monitored Bike Parking will be located at the corner of Polk and Grove St. with the entryway being on the north side of the intersection.
  • Access to this location is easiest if traveling from the west on Grove St. and turning left onto Polk St.

 

How can someone get to the Dew Tour at Harrison Street?

The Streetstyle events will take place on Sunday, October 21 on Harrison Street, between Fremont and Spear. The best way for Dew Tour fans to get to the event is by using public transportation, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni).  Parking will be available, but limited around the venue.  Below is more information on the different ways to get to the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships at Harrison Street on October 21.  The Harrison Street Streetstyle course is located between Fremont Street and Spear Street.

 

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

The Bay Area Rapid Transit is the fast, easy, inexpensive way to get to San Francisco.  The BART operates during all Dew Tour hours.  The closest BART stop to the Harrison Street venue is Embarcadero Station.  There are four different BART lines that get you to Embarcadero Station.  The lines include: Pittsburgh/ Bay Point to SFIA/Millbrae, Fremont to Daly City, Richmond to Daly City/Millbrae and Dublin/Pleasanton to Daly City. 

 

More specific route information for Embarcadero Station can be found here:

http://www.bart.gov/stations/embr/index.aspx

 

Click here for a full map, schedules and ticketing information:

 http://www.bart.gov/stations/civc/map.aspx

 

The BART runs like a subway, so ticket fares and times depend on location and destination.

Hours of Operation:

Sunday: 8:00 am – Midnight

 

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni)

The Muni services can be taken from many locations into downtown San Francisco and the Dew Tour at Civic Center Plaza and Harrison Street.  Muni services include Cable cars, Historic streetcars and buses.  A Muni ticket can be purchased in any Muni subway station.  Visitor information and ticketing information can be found here: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/mcust/visitors.htm

Please refer to the links below to plan your trip from your select destination to our Harrison Street venue.

Trip Planner: http://www.sfmta.com/cms/mroutes/tripplan.htm

Map: http://transit.511.org/static/providers/maps/SF_1222201020215.gif

 

Where can someone watch coverage of the Dew Tour?

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

Toyota City Championships

 

 

Thursday 10/18

NBC Sports Network

11:00p – 12:00a

Friday 10/19

NBC Sports Network

7:30p – 10:00p

Saturday 10/20

NBC

1:30p – 3:30p

 

NBC Sports Network

11:00p – 12:30a

Sunday 10/21

NBC

2:00p – 4:00p

 

NBC Sports Network

11:00p – 12:00a

Sunday 10/28

NBC Sports Network

11:00p – 12:00a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 San Francisco.