HOLLYWOOD - The most exciting skateboarding competition of the summer soars into Hollywood on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Stan Goldman Skate Park, 800 Knights Road in Hollywood.
Come out to watch the best amateur skaters in South Florida showcase their skills and best tricks as they compete for a variety of prizes. “Last year we had a great turnout and we expect better this year,” says Tyrone Gordon, Special Events Coordinator for the City of Hollywood. “Events like the SKATE OFF expand the South Florida skateboarding scene and provide a great opportunity for skaters to show off what they’ve been practicing every day all year long.” To watch a highlight video from SKATE OFF 2015 please visit www.hollywoodfl.org/skateoff
Skaters will compete in three categories: ages 7-11, 12-15 and 16 and up, for prizes including gift cards and a variety of skateboarding prize packages provided by event sponsors. Participants will be judged on their best tricks and skills by skater Paul Hurtado from All-Out Skateboarding and Pro-Skater Mark Lake, owner of Lake Skateboards. Free hot dogs and drinks will be provided by the Knights of Columbus Hollywood Council #4851 while supplies last.
Skaters interested in participating in SKATE OFF had to pre-register at www.hollywoodfl.org/skateoff, but if competition space is still available, day-of registrations will take place after 9:30 a.m.
For more information on SKATE OFF, please call the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at 954.921.3404.