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2014 Mayoral Skateboarding Competition

The call is out for the region’s top skateboarders to carve it up at the 2014 Mayoral Skateboarding Competition at Crows Nest. Join in the action and demonstrations at the Crow’s Nest skate park in Recreation Terrace on Saturday, June 14.

Hosted by Toowoomba Regional Council’s Youth Connect and Skateboarding Australia, the day includes a packed program from 10am-3pm. A best tricks competition is a highlight on the program with all contests open to skateboarders from 12 to 25. Prizes and giveaways will be on offer with a street art workshop, a barbecue and drinks available. Nominate on the day and test your skill against the region’s best.

If you’re not ready to show off your moves in a competitive arena, Youth Connect and Skateboarding Australia are teaming up to deliver SbA – Street Wise, a free learn to skate program across the region. A team works with young people of all abilities to encourage beginners to step on a board and to guide and develop the skills of more experienced riders. Skateboards and helmets are provided.

The program includes the following sessions:
June 28, 10am-noon: Oakey skate park, Rotary Park, Campbell St, Oakey
July 5, 10am-noon: Westbrook skate park, Progress Ave, Westbrook
July 19, 10am-noon: Pittsworth skate park, Yandilla St, Pittsworth
July 26, 10am-noon: Goombungee skate park, Pioneer Park, Goombungee
August 2, 10am-noon: Meringandan skate park, William St, Meringandan West
August 16, 10am-noon: Highfields Fitness & Recreation Centre, O’Brien Rd, Highfields
August 30, 10am-noon: Quinalow skate park, Pechey-Maclagan Rd, Quinalow
September 13, 10am-noon: Harlaxton skate park, Flynn St, Harlaxton, Toowoomba

To learn more about Youth Connect and the dates, times and venues for all coming activities, please visit www.toowoombaRC.qld.gov.au/youthconnect

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