The TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING “Come Up Tour” (AKA: C.U.T.) is back in 2016 for its fourth consecutive year. The six-stop amateur skate contest series traverses the U.S. in search of the best, unsponsored skateboarders in the country. This year the tour kicks off in Las Vegas in May, continues to Ft. Worth, Aiken, SC, Louisville, KY and New York City throughout June, and concludes in Battle Ground, Wash. in July. And new for 2016, a women’s division with 12 spots at each stop.

More than just a one-off, run and done skate contest, the C.U.T. Series gives unsponsored skaters across the country the chance to get their shine on multiple levels while earning prizes from some of the top names in the industry: Sioeye, Arizona Iced Tea, Bones Wheels, Remind Insoles,Official, Independent Trucks, Lurkville, Stance, Dakine and Skatepark of Tampa.

Aside from the bevy of prizes that first place winners from each stop will receive, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING is also giving participants the opportunity to film a video part in the span of a month that will be hosted on Fans can vote for their favorite video over a two-week period, which will funnel down to one overall winner who will receive a Check Out in an upcoming issue of TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING and free entry to the notorious Tampa Am contest.

The 2016 C.U.T. Series:
May 29 – Las Vegas – Craig Ranch Skatepark
June 5 – Fort Worth – Chrisholm Trail Skatepark
June 11 – Aiken, SC – HIC Warehouse
June 18 – Louisville, KY – David Armstrong Skatepark
June 25 – NYC – LES
July 9 – Battle Ground, WA – Battle Ground Skatepark

For fans who can’t make it to any of the stops, our friends at Sioeye will be live-streaming the finals of each stop through the Sioeye app. Download it on the App Store and stay up to date in real time.

$35 entry fee gets you into the contest, a free TWS t-shirt, Official hat, Arizona sunnies, Remind insoles, and a year-long subscription to TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING. For more information visit: Follow @transworldskate and keep the conversation going with #TWSCUT