Tampa Am is truly a one-of-a-kind contest. With a history that spans 23 years, not only is it a place to get noticed—it can also launch a pro career. Previous Tampa Am winners, Nyjah Huston and Luan Oliveira included, have gone on to achieve highly-successful careers in skateboarding that include SLS wins. The winner of Tampa Am gets an invite to the SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona where he gets an opportunity to compete on a truly professional level. Clearly, Tampa Am is the starting point for skaters that want to become the next superstar. The 2016 Tampa Am contest is being held on November 12 and 13. If you want to get a feel for who the next big names in skateboarding are going to be, you don’t want to miss it. Make sure you tune into the live webcast right here on streetleague.com.