2024 Spring Fling Skim Jam Schedule & Information

    The fourth annual Spring Fling Skim Jam returns to Nokomis Beach, a premier skim break on the Gulf Coast of Florida. This event is designed to bring the skim community together for the weekend and have a fun filled time at the beach. Bring your best tricks and see how you stack up against local talent!

    Skim Jam is a three day event consisting of a FREE Skim Clinic, Pro/Am Skim USA sanctioned contest, Pro Signing and awards ceremony. Held at Nokomis Beach, we will have prizes, raffles and a family friendly atmosphere focused on community!

    Registration link: https://liveheats.com/events/205670

    Note about Registration: Competitors must sign up for Skim USA membership to register for the Spring Fling Skim Jam.

    There will be NO BEACH ENTRIES allowed. 

    Registration Deadline: Thursday May 16, 2024  at 11:59 ET. To avoid a late fee of NZ$18, please register by Wednesday May 15, 2024 at 11:59 ET.

    Hotel Information: 

    Home2Suites (Special Rate for competitors) https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/rooms/?ctyhocn=SRQSTHT&arrivalDate=2024-04-16&departureDate=2024-04-19&groupCode=CHTSFS&room1NumAdults=1&cid=OM%2CWW%2CHILTONLINK%2CEN%2CDirectLink

    Holiday Inn Express- 206 E Albee Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275

    Hampton Inn & Suites- 881 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34292

    Casey Key Resorts- 1660 S Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229

    Ramada by Wyndham Venice- 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N, Venice, FL 34285

    Nearest Airports:

    Tampa International (TPA)

    Sarasota (SRQ)

    Fort Myers (RSW)

    Contest Location and Parking (MAP)

    Marked in Red is the contest location on the Map. Marked in Blue is parking locations. We will be just a little bit south of the main beach at Nokomis Beach. There is limited parking there but plenty of parking as soon as you pull over the main bridge to Nokomis Beach.

    Schedule of Events:

    Friday May 17, 2024 - FREE Skim Clinic Hosted by Alley Oop Skim Camps

    Location: Nokomis Beach, FL (208 S Casey Key Rd., Nokomis FL 34275)

    Registration: 4:30 PM 

    Clinic Time: 5PM-6PM

    Details: Zap Skimboards and Alley Oop Skim camps have partnered up to offer a FREE Skim Clinic to the community. Don’t miss out on the chance to get tips from Zap Professional riders. This clinic is geared towards riders of all skill levels. Never touched a skimboard? No worries! Don’t have a board? We got you covered! 

    Rider Check-In Hosted by Island Fin Poke

    Location: Island Fin Poke (997 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275)

    Time: 7PM-8PM

    Details: Come grab a bite to eat and check-in for the competition at Island Fin Poke. We will have goodie bags for all competitors. NOTE: Rider Check-In not required at Island Fin Poke. We will have an opportunity for rider check-in at the beach as well.

    Saturday May 18, 2024 - Spring Fling Skim Jam (Day 1)

    Location: Nokomis Beach, FL (208 S Casey Key Rd., Nokomis FL 34275)

    Rider Check-In/Mandatory Riders Meeting: 8AM

    Lunch for competitors provided by Island Fin Poke: 12 PM

    Competition Ends: TBD

    Skim USA Fundraiser & Pro Signing Hosted by Shuck N’ Ale

    Location: Shuck N’ Ale (648 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285)

    Time: 7PM-9PM

    Details: Help send the Skim USA team to Brazil this summer as we raise funds for their exciting trip they have planned. The top Professional riders will be in attendance to sign autographs and we even have a new movie to premiere:) Live Music and great food at Shuck N’ Ale!

    Sunday May 19, 2024 - Spring Fling Skim Jam (Day 2)

    Location: Nokomis Beach, FL (208 S Casey Key Rd., Nokomis FL 34275)

    Competition Starts: 8:00 AM

    Lunch for competitors: 12 PM

    Competition Ends: TBD

    Awards Ceremony to commence after competition ends.

    Thank you to all our sponsors that made the Spring Fling Skim Jam possible! Please support these local businesses.

    Zap Skimboards
    Composites One 
    Spice Skate
    Ride Nature
    Shore LB.
    Island Fin Poke
    Shuck N’ Ale
    Alley Oop Skim Camps
    Windflight Surf Shop
    Compound Boardshop
    Venice Jetty Surf
    Skim Team Geritol
    Roof It Right
    RDS Skim Company
    Surf Hardware
    Black Summer Clothing Brand
    Venice Print Center
    Wave Zone Skimboards
    Hammer Traction

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