The World Skate – ISA Scooter World Championship
July 5 - July 7
We are pleased to announce that an agreement between the International Scooter Association and World Skate has been reached and the 2019 Barcelona WRG will host The World Skate-ISA Scooter World Championship. The WRG 2019 will also host a female only World Championship. In addition, there will be street riding competitions and junior competitions.
Thursday 4th (Not open to public. Qualified riders only – Practice)
Friday 5th July
Saturday 6th July
Sunday 7th July
Location: Palau Sant Jordi, Passeig Olímpic, 5-7, 08038 Barcelona.Event schedule coming soon!
Official WRG’s Website: https://www.wrg2019.com
ABOUT THE VENUE
The Palau Sant Jordi is a large arena located on the hill of Montjuïc. Designed by Arata Isozaki and Mamoru Kawaguchi, it was built in 1990 for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Summer Games. It can currently accommodate all types of indoor sports as well as concerts and other events. The modern architecture and the considerable dimensions make it one of the most prominent indoor sports arenas in Europe; it is able to accommodate 17,000 seated spectators for sporting events and up to 20,000 for concerts. The Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona is a part of the European Arenas Association (EAA), the association that brings together the most important European arenas.
Location: Palau Sant Jordi, Passeig Olímpic, 5-7, 08038 Barcelona.
Photos are for illustration purpose only – taken from the World Skate Official Website
WORLD SKATE – ISA
World Skate and the International Scooter Association have reached an agreement for the 2019 Barcelona WRG . The World Skate – ISA Scooter World Championship will be hosted at WRG between Friday 5 and Sunday 7 July at Palau Sant Jordi. World Skate, a governing body for roller sports are officially recognized by the IOC and are a member of the General Association of International Sport Federations (GAISF). The federation have recognised scooters and are working with the ISA.
CHANGES TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP
The World Skate – ISA World Scooter Championship will be governed under the ISA standards, so the rules and regulations have not changed. However, there has been a slight addition to the qualification process.
There will be a competition hosted at WRG for the federations of World Skate. Any rider can apply to be part of this competition by contacting their national World Skate Federation. The competition will be a qualifying event for the World Final; the top 8 riders will join the other qualifiers for the World Championship Semi-Finals. There will be 55 riders for 2019.
Womens World Championship: There will also be a womens World Championship. As the ISA or World Skate doesn’t have a qualification process for this it will be invitational only.
ISA WORLD CHAMPIONS
Since 2011, the ISA has been developing the World Scooter Championship. With the support of riders, ISA members, the scooter community and the industry, which includes skateparks, retailers and event organisers, the sport has created a world stage for the worlds best scooter riders to showcase the sport to the world. You can discover more about the qualification process here.
In 2012, the sports first World Champion was crowned, Dakota Schuetz (@ Deeside, UK). Since then, there have been a further 6 World Championships. There have been only three World Champions in the history of the ISA.
Jordan Clark – 2015, 2016, 2018
Dante Hutchinson – 2017
Dakota Scheutz – 2012, 2013, 2014
Who is going to take the World Title this year??? We’ll also crown the first ever womens world champion too!!
Get your tickets from the official World Roller Games website