May 1, 2007 Athens, GA - The Skate Park Of Athens User Group, in conjuction with Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services and The Friends Of The Southeast Clarke Park, is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Skate Park Of Athens Contest will be held Saturday, June 9th, 2007. This contest is free to enter for skaters 21 & under. Trophies will be awarded to the winner in each age division (6 & under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-21).
Each skater will be given two 60 second runs to display their skills throughout the skatepark. After all skaters have finished competing, the top two skaters from each age division will participate in a 5 minute jam session to determine the 2007 SPOA Overall Champion.
Registration and open practice begins at 9:00 am, contest begins at 10:00 am. All skaters under age 18 must have a parent or guardian present to register. Skaters not following park rules, including but not limited to helmet usage, will be disqualified. In the event of an all day rainout, the contest will be held the following day, Sunday, June 10th, 2007.
The Skate Park Of Athens User Group is a volunteer organization committed to the long term success of the skatepark. Formed in 2003 to facilitate use of SPLOST funds intended for skatepark construction, The SPOA User Group currently operates under the umbrella of The Friends Of The Southeast Clarke Park.
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