The Canadian Skateboard Ranking List is designed to effectively create a national ranking tool to correctly rank Canadian Skateboarders
Ranking List | 2020
Skateboard competitions that meet the below criteria will be considered eligible to be included in the CNRL (Canadian National Ranking List) pending board approval and compliance of the below stipulations
Event sanctioning requests must be submitted to Canada Skateboard no later than 8 weeks prior to competition start date
Sanctioning approval from Canada Skateboard must be acquired in writing previous to competition start date
Men's and Women's events that are promoted with a Open, Amateur, and or Pro category are eligible for submission
Street and Park skateboarding is the only discipline(s) currently considered for approval
Any Canadian event owned and or sanctioned by Canada Skateboard
Points are allocated based on the following criteria:
Anticipated skill level, size of the event, and quality of the field
International events with top competitors are ranked the highest (World Championships, Pro Tour, 5 - Star Events)
Regional Canada Skateboard Sanctioned events with local competitors ranked lower
Points are allocated to the entire field distributed by a percentage formula with the full value of points to the top-ranked competitor and 8.5 points allocated to last place. All skaters between will receive points based on a percentage of the total number of points and the number of competitors.
Events with less than 20 competitors will be rounded to the highest 10
Seven participants ranked points eligible to 10th, thirteen competitors points eligible to 20th
Skaters are ranked using the three (3) highest results, based on allocated points within one (1) calendar year from the event selection date, no less than three weeks from the event.
Those three events are averaged to create a ranking value
Individual skaters are ranked compared to all other skaters based on the average of their top three (3) results.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, all points have been "frozen as of March 2020, with all events from March 2019 - March 2020 counting in this ranking process
Each event is assigned a base point value from 100 to 1000 based on the anticipated level of the event size of field and quality of competitors, with some extra consideration for Canadian events. Events can increase or decrease by a maximum of 30% depending
on the size of the field and quality of the competitors. For event value detail, click the links below.
Canada Skateboard's rankings use each skater's top 3 results in the past 12 months. Points from the top three Canadian events are averaged to create their points (max 1000). Each event is assigned a point value and points are awarded based on the value of the event. Points are awarded using the skater's result from the highest round of the event.
Allocation Of Competitive Opportunities
The number of competitive opportunities available to Canada Skateboard athletes is established by World Skate, described as the Canadian quota for that event. Canada Skateboard reserves the right to offer competitive opportunities to fewer athletes than the number designated as the Canadian Quota. Available quotas differ per event, details can be referenced on the World Skate website in the bulletins:
The opportunity to participate in World Skate sanctioned competitions shall be offered to athletes in the order of their ranking as determined by the “Ranking Process” detailed below.
Athlete selection for the following competitions will be determined no later than three weeks before the event:
Street League Pro Tour
World Skate Open's and 5 Star Events
Street or Park athletes who have earned individual spots by ranking in the top thirty (30) on the World Skateboarding Ranking List.
For all remaining competitive opportunities, interested athletes must communicate their intentions to participate by registering for the specific event by submitting a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligible athletes will be ranked, by gender, according to the Canadian Ranking List in the respective discipline (Street or Park) at the time of selection. The Canadian Ranking List is based on skater’s results at Pro and Am events in Canada and internationally. The ranking and points distribution process and current rankings are available on request. Contact Adam Higgins, Canada Skateboard High Performance Director .
Exceptions can be made. However, the grounds for any such decisions must be clearly detailed by the Selection Committee in their meeting minutes.