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FEBRUARY 3–4, 2018

in SAKU arena
Tallinn, Estonia

One of world's most iconic action sport events!


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All times EET (Eastern European timezone)
UTC + 3 hours

SIMPLE SESSION 18
TRAINING SESSIONS

THURSDAY 01.02
@ SAKU ARENA

(Open only for riders and accredited press)

 

10:00 – 11:00 SKATE 1 (Groups 1–5)
11:00 – 12:00 SKATE 2 (Groups 6–9)
12:00 – 13:00 SKATE 3 (Groups 10–13)
13:00 – 14:00 SKATE 4 (Groups 14–16)

14:00 – 15:30 BMX Street 1 (Groups 1-7)
15:30 – 17:00 BMX Street 2 (Groups 7-13)
17:00 – 18:30 BMX Park 1 (Groups 1-6)
18:00 – 20:00 BMX Park 2 (Groups 6-11)

21:00 BMX VS SKATE HOCKEY MATCH by Visit Estonia

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23:00 SS18 WARM-UP PARTY @ Club Hollywood

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SIMPLE SESSION 18
TRAINING SESSIONS

FRIDAY 02.02
@ SAKU ARENA

(Open only for riders and accredited press)

 

10:00 – 11:30 BMX Street 1 (Groups 1-7)
11:30 – 13:00 BMX Street 2 (Groups 7-13)
13:00 – 14:30 BMX Park 1 (Groups 1-6)
14:30 – 16:00 BMX Park 2 (Groups 6-11)

16:00 – 17:00 SKATE 1 (Groups 1–5)
17:00 – 18:00 SKATE 2 (Groups 6–9)
18:00 – 19:00 SKATE 3 (Groups 10–13)
19:00 – 20:00 SKATE 4 (Groups 14–16)

22:00 SS18 SKATE MOVIE NIGHT: The Flat Earth @ Apollo Cinema Solaris

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23:00 SS18 PRE-PARTY @ Club Hollywood

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SIMPLE SESSION 18
MAIN EVENT

SATURDAY 03.02
QUALIFIERS
@ SAKU ARENA

10:00 – 10:45 Skate warm-up (1 & 2)
10:45 – 11:30 Skate warm-up (3 & 4)

11:00 Doors open for spectators

11:30 – 13:00 Skate qualifiers (1 & 2)
13:00 – 13:15 Skate warm-up (3 & 4)
13:15 – 14:30 Skate qualifiers (3 & 4)
14:30 – 14:50 BMX street warm-up (1)
14:50 – 16:20 BMX Street qualifiers (1)
16:20 – 16:40 BMX Street warm-up (2)
16:40 – 18:00 BMX Street qualifiers (2)
18:00 – 18:20 BMX Park warm-up (1)
18:20 – 19:40 BMX Park qualifiers (1)
19:40 – 20:00 BMX Park warm-up (2)
20:00 – 21:10 BMX Park qualifiers (2)

23:00 SS18 CLUB NIGHT @ Club Hollywood

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SIMPLE SESSION 18
MAIN EVENT

SUNDAY 04.02
FINALS
@ SAKU ARENA

10:00 – 11:30 Scooter warm-up

11:00 Doors open for spectators

11:30 – 12:00 Scooter Demo

12:00 – 13:00 Skate Finals warm-up

13:00 – 15:00 Skate Finals

15:00 – 15:45 Skate Best Trick

15:45 – 16:00 Skate prize ceremony
16:00 – 17:00 BMX Finals warm-up
17:00 – 19:00 BMX Street Finals
19:00 – 20:30 BMX Park Finals
20:30 BMX prize ceremony

23:00 SS18 LEGENDARY AFTERPARTY @ Club Hollywood

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SIMPLE SESSION 18
OPEN DAY

MONDAY 05.02
OPEN PARK DAY
@ SAKU ARENA

Simple Session 18 contest course open for riding. Schedule and admission fee TBA.

 

SKATEPARK

For the 12th year the brand new and unique course is designed by ramp designer extraordinaire, Mr. Nate Wessel.

 

The SS18 course will make an unique riding experience for the street and ramp skaters and bike riders alike. As has become expected from Simple Sessions the course combines street and park elements to one single huge exclusive course. This skatepark is the bomb and will bring out world’s first tricks that go down in the history books of BMX riding and skateboarding. We cannot wait what riders will come up with!

CONTEST

SKATEBOARD PARK & STREET CONTEST

QUALIFICATIONS

Organised jam format.
Contestants start with introductory 30-second cruise and follow with 4 min jam format / 4 skaters in jam.

SKATEBOARDING FINALS

12 best skaters from the qualifications
Each skater has 2 individual 1-minute runs (best run counts).

BMX PARK & STREET CONTEST

QUALIFICATIONS

All contestants are divided into jam groups of 4 riders.
Park and street will be judged in separate classes and ride separately.
Qualifications start off with warm-ups.
Riders take turns in 8-minute jam sessions
each rider in a jam group gets 2 roughly 1-minute runs (2 min total).

BMX STREET FINALS

12 best street riders qualify for the Finals.
Organised jam format of 
4 riders in a jam
(list up to best qualifier).
Finals start off with warm-ups.
Riders take turns in 12-minute jam sessions
each rider in a jam group gets 3 roughly 1-minute runs 
(3 min total).
Every run will be scored, but counting will only be the best 2 runs – 1 run is a scratch (will not count). 

BMX PARK FINALS

12 best park riders qualify for the Finals.
Individual runs (list up to best qualifier).
Finals start off with warm-ups.
Each rider gets 3 roughly 1-minute runs (3 min total).
Every run will be scored, but counting will only be
the best 2 runs – 1 run is a scratch (will not count).

JUDGING CRITERIA AND RESULTS

The skateboarding and BMX jury will both consist of five international experts in the disciplines.

The riders and skaters will be judged on:

– flow
– style
– creativity
– use of course
– amplitude/height
– number of tricks shown in their run
– originality
– difficulty of tricks
– crashes/foot-downs/perfect runs
– NBD’s
– consistency
– variety of tricks
– control of tricks
– bike/skateboard control
– landings
– execution

Simple Session features a LIVE scoring system, which can be followed on the screen at the venue as well as the broadcast. 

CLUB PROGRAM

18+

SUNDAY / FEBRUARY 4

SIMPLE SESSION 18
LEGENDARY AFTERPARTY

@CLUB HOLLYWOOD
Vana-Posti 8, Tallinn
www.clubhollywood.ee

TOP BILLIN SOUNDSYSTEM:
COOL DJ PINBALL + DJ SHARK-E / FIN
ASPIRINS & PM2THEAM / LAT
KRISTOPHER LUIGEND
ANTON MUST
MUUDU
JAANJAAGO
Dr MUUL
Dr CROWNY
DR PHILGOOD

Doors: 23:00 / Age: 18+

Ticket: 9/7 €
(Discount for FB ‘going’, festival wristband or arrival before midnight)

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