Monarch Mountain and Salida Recreation will host an Open Skate Jam Competition at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 9 in Centennial Park at the brand-new skateboard park.
The skateboard-only competitors will include a three-minute group warm-up per heat, 30-second introduction run per professional athlete, and a five-minute group open jam per heat. Athletes will contend in age of Under 18 Male and Female, ages 7 and under, 8 to 12, 13 to 14, and 15 to 17. Athletes will be evaluated on their design and techniques. Helmets and pads are needed.
In addition, Monarch Mountain will be on-site throughout the competitors to offer details on all their winter season ski and snowboard curricula.
Monarch Event Director Kathryn Wadsworth described, “Monarch is excited to partner with Salida Recreation to host the first youth skateboard competition in the new skateboard park. We encourage all levels of skateboarders to participate, and everyone is welcome to come to the competition and cheer on these young athletes.”
The expense to contend is $10.00 with online registration due by October 8. Register for the competitors through the Salida Recreation online registration website.