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09.06.2010 12:00 AM


etnies Announces Dates for Qualifiers and Main Event in Montreal on Sept. 25, 2010


Lake Forest, CA. (March 29, 2010) – etnies is proud to announce that the  etnies 2010 AM Getting Paid contest will be held at Le TAZ skatepark in Montreal, Canada this September 24-26.  AM Getting Paid was created by the Underworld Crew in 2004, and has consistently brought out the world’s top AMs to battle it out for the overall title and a healthy paycheck.


In celebration of the event’s 6th anniversary, the etnies 2010 AM Getting Paid contest will feature a jam format in the newly built Le TAZ skatepark centrally located in downtown Montreal.  Le TAZ features a 35,000 square foot indoor street course, lounges for competitors, media and VIPs, and has plenty of room to accommodate the hordes of spectators and fans expected to attend.


For the first time in the history of the event, the etnies 2010 AM Getting Paid contest will host six qualifiers across Canada to give skateboarders from all over the chance to compete for the $10,000 USD prize purse in the main event on September 24-26.  The winner of each qualifier will receive a free trip to the main event, which includes hotel accommodations and a golden ticket straight to the semi final.


2010 etnies AM Getting Paid Qualifier Events:

  • Edmonton – June 19 at Callingwood Skatepark
  • Winnipeg – June 26 at Forks Skatepark
  • Halifax – July 10 at Commons Skatepark
  • Montreal – July 24 at Le TAZ skatepark
  • Toronto – August 7 at Ashbridges Bay Skatepark
  • Vancouver  August 14 at Port Coquitlam Skatepark

The event is presented by Monster Energy, LRG Clothing, Arnette eyewear, Underworld Skateshop and SBC Skateboard Magazine, with additional support from New Era, Urbanears, Coors Light, Control skateboards, Protec, Dakine, Hubba wheels, Vestal, Venture Truck Co.,, Transworld SKATEboarding, Exposé Magazine, 33mag and  AM Getting Paid is widely recognized as one of today’s most prestigious international skateboarding competitions for amateurs only.


Check out and for additional info leading up to the event.   


About etnies:

Established in 1986, etnies is the first skateboarder-owned and operated global action sports footwear and apparel company. etnies not only pushed the envelope by creating the first pro model skate shoe, but it pioneered technological advances  and changed the face of skateboard footwear forever. Today etnies’ vision, led by owner and skateboarder Pierre Andre Senizergues, is to remain the leading action sports company committed to creating innovative products that provide the most style, comfort and protection possible.  etnies stays true to its roots by sponsoring a world class team of skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, moto x and BMX riders and continues its dedication by giving back to each of these communities.  For additional information, visit




Press Contacts:

Alex Bastide

Event Organizer

778-233-8949 or


Ashton Maxfield

etnies Public Relations

949.900.2884 or

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