The 2009 three-day festivals took place at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California, during the opening weekend of the Orange County Fair. The Maloof Money Cup 2008 boasted the largest purse in the history of professional skateboarding with more than $450,000 in prize money awarded in three professional U.S. Championship Competitions: Men’s and Women’s Pro Street, Men’s Pro Vert, and the U.S. Amateur Championships.