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vr 20 sep




On September 21st and 22nd, Ghent will host an exciting international parkour competition, featuring some of the world’s best athletes. Watch as they throw down the sickest lines and tricks against the beautiful backdrop of Houtdok.


Time & Location

20 sep 2024, 09:00 – 21 sep 2024, 18:00

Gent, Houtdok, 9000 Gent, Belgium

About the Event

Free Entry: Open to everyone over 16, but you must register in advance.

Competition Format: 

  • Best line, best combo, best trick
  • During the qualifiers the participants will be judged on both a line and a combo. During the final they'll have to perform a different line and a big trick.
  • Max duration of lines: 20 seconds, aim for 10-15 seconds.
  • Definition of a line: A concatenation of moves. It's up to the participant to choose how flip/parkour heavy or experimental he/she wants to make it. The judging criteria are listed below. 
  • Definition of combo: 2 or 3 consecutive moves that are linked together without any steps (except for the start of a move), this will be made clear at the start of the event with a couple of examples.
  • Creativity as main judging criteria

Judging Criteria:

  • Creativity: Innovative and unique movements.
  • Execution: Precision and control.
  • Flow/Connection: Seamless transitions between moves.
  • Spot Interaction: Effective use of the environment.


  • Friday: 18-23h -> Athletes can explore the set-up
  • Saturday: 9h-13h -> Prep time for preliminaries, 13h-16h -> women's preliminaries, 16h-19h -> men's preliminaries
  • Sunday:  12h -13h30 -> Prep time for finals, 13h30 - 15h -> women's finals, 15h- 16h30 -> men's finals, 16h30 -> award ceremony


  • Prize money: First place = 200 euro, second place = 150 euro, third place= 100 euro.
  • Equal for men's and women's podium
  • Some extras are to be announced :)

Our esteemed panel of international judges will ensure a fair and thrilling competition. Whether you're a parkour enthusiast or just curious, this event promises to be an inspiring experience for all.

In addition to the competition, enjoy interactive workshops, live music, delicious food, and a chance to meet your favorite athletes.

 It’s a celebration of movement, culture, and community.


  • Gymfed (The competition is part of 'Move')
  • Fast Forward


  • Kevin Franzen
  • Joe Scandrett 
  • Camila Stefaniu (TBC)

Be part of an unforgettable event that will leave you inspired.

See you there!

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