Modern Skate Park
February 25, 2023


After 10 years the Bitter Cold Showdown is happening one last time.


At Modern Skate Park.


An encore.


One final trade show.


One final contest.


One final champion.


And a few surprises.


Let’s make it count.

Saturday, February 25


Industry Trade Show

9:00AM - 1:00PM

Buy the latest equipment, apparel & accessories
Meet your favorite bladers
Check out new companies



12:00PM - 1:00PM

Skate park opens for competitors only
Spectators allowed to claim spots



1:00PM - 4:00PM

6-8 Heats with 10 Competitors each
10 Minutes per Heat



4:00PM - 5:00PM

2 Heats with 12 Competitors each
15 Minutes per Heat



6:00PM - 7:00PM

12 Competitors
20 Minute Final Heat


Although the event is inclusive across all ages, genders, skill levels, styles & disciplines, the contest is for advanced rollerblading competitors only.


Extensive competition experience is absolutely required.


Unlike past events, the contest will NOT be open to all competitors. There will only be 1 advanced rollerblading contest.


Do you think you have what it takes to become the last Bitter Cold Showdown champion?

frequently asked questions

Is this really the last event?

This will absolutely be the last and final Bitter Cold Showdown. After this, there will be no other opportunities to experience the event.
So don’t miss it!

Will there be a Womens contest?

There will be no specific contest for women. Or beginners, amateurs, veterans or quads. If you have extensive competition experience, please register for the advanced rollerblading contest.
There are no gender or age restrictions.

Is the contest open to anyone?

The contest is not open to all competitors. Extensive competition experience is required. There will only be 1 advanced rollerblading contest.
Not all registrations will be accepted.

Really? This is the last BCSD?

We are aware that rollerblading is experiencing a resurgence. We know that the event could continue successfully. But it is time for other organizers to step up and create other great rollerblading events.

Will there be an Amateur contest?

Unfortunately, no. Although past events were open to all competitors, for this encore, we can only focus on the advanced contest.