Aptos Post Office Jump Jam

Sep 15, 2008
by Jason Peters  
Do you rip dirt jumps? Do you want to impress the pros and have a shot a prizes?

Well if you do, you need to come to Aptos and enter in the Post Office Jump Jam!THE APTOS POST OFFICE JAM
The Aptos post office Jam is presented by Bicycle trip and Barry Swenson Builder. This is Aptos Post Office Bike Park's first freeride/dirt jumping competition. The family atmosphere will feature music, food, bike vendors, amateur Comp and professional freestyle Demo. The Post Office Jump Jam will offer amateur class qualifying and competition for MTB 26” and 24” free style. Men and Women Amateur categories will be awarded with a medal and prizes from our sponsors. Riders will be judged on difficulty of trick, style, and composition on how you use dirt jump park. This coarse is mostly double jumps with gaps. This event is not beginners.

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 11th 2008
TIME: 9am – 4pm
WHERE: Aptos Post Office Jump Park, 500 Cathedral, Aptos Central California

CONTEST ADMISSION: $20 amateurs + Pros free for demo
AM AWARDS: Medals for top 5 riders of each class (3 deep in the woman's class)
(sorry no 20” wheel BMX class)
Girls and “woman” (all ages)
Men 18 and under “Advanced novice”
Men 18 and under age “Jr. Expert”
Men ages 18 and Over “Open class”

NOTE: Age shall be yours of the day of the event

EVENT JUDGES: 5 judges; decimal scoring system for single runs
Cam McCaul (Emcee)
Greg Watts
Tyler McCaul
Jamie Goldman
And maybe even Ryan Howard and Alex Reveles

9:00 am – 11:00am Registration + Safety Check + practice schedule
11:00 am - 12: 30 pm Qualification runs post results at 12:30
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm ½ hr Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Best trick,Single run format. Awards directly following.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Jump Jam contest main event for each class
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Pro jump jam demo
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Awards for all class
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Park is open for all to ride


The Classes will be posted and you get in line in order as posted.

The Qualifier (start after practice) will be 3 separate runs per each rider and a 1/10th decimal point will be added like 1.1 to 10.0 to minimized tie scores with a 10 score being perfect. Any tie scores Averages will governed who ever had the best score on their last run in the main event.

Then, after lunch we will have an open best trick for each class. Swag prizes. Each Rider will have one run showing off their best trick before the main event.

Main event will be a 8 to 10 min. 4 per rider jam format (four riders all riding at the same time pushing there bikes back up the hill) low qualifying point riders will start first and higher points last.

Go to the bicycle trip booth for a mandatory bike check.

Riders will be judged on difficulty of trick, style, and composition on how you use dirt jump park. This coarse is mostly double jumps with gaps. This event is not beginners.

Check out our Sponsors

X fusion

Fox racing shox


Santa Cruz Bikes

Black Market


Bicycle trip shop
Barry Swenson Builder
Schafer design

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 and u should list the prizes like a brand new fully built 209 p-3 an 09 riot and x-fusion fork plus more
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 im so upset im in colorado when this is like 30 minutes away from my house...
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 anyone wanna send me a plane ticket? Razz that looks pretty sweet, cant wait to see what happens!
  • 1 1
 son, gonna be way legit was building there today Wink
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 it sucks cause thats the day i leave for vegas! if my new job starts and i cant go to vegas im going to be there!
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 I'm so there! I'll be down in UCSC in 5 days...whoohoooooooo!!!!!
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 i cant wait gonna be a GNAR comp
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 come home and ride!
  • 0 1
 I want to go too, I just don't have the cash or the mad skills.
  • 1 2
 see 26" are the way forward
  • 0 1
 way cool- i can't wait to come watch you dudes rip it up
  • 0 1
 Im there! gonna be sickk..
  • 0 1
 I would go but im not the best dirt jumper
  • 0 0
 at least give it a shot, it cant hurt. and even if u dont want to compete at least come out and watch. gonna be sick
  • 0 0
  • 0 0
 hell ya!!!!!!!!!
  • 0 0
 I'll be there watching.
  • 0 1
 sweet post it
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 are you entering jesse? of course you are! who is going to be in the Pro Category?
  • 0 2
 be there for sure....some dope shit is goin down that day
  • 0 1
 you better be in bos!!

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