Important 2017 Statement on SkateFest
June 24-25, 2016
Over $25,000 in prizes
SkateFest is a two day charity based fundraiser event held in Northern Virginia. It includes skateboard competitions, Sk8 For A Cause, music, family friendly activites, food, games, over 12 skateboard vendor tents, over $25,000 in prizes and more!
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An epic event full of skateboarding
Plus free gear and a ton of the most legendary prizes to ever hit the DC Metro area. The weekend celebrates Go Skateboarding Day with family friendly activities for all ages: music, games, food, giveaways, skateboard vendor tents, the Sk8 For A Cause, Skate Competition all to benefit Children's National Medical Center.
The Skate Competition on Saturday features 5 main events and skaters from four separate age groups will compete for 42 custom prize packs. Over $25,000 in prizes!
Skaters from ages 5 - 50 who have raised money to benefit Children's National will Sk8 For A Cause and take a symbolic ride around Wakefield Park while picking up gifts from our sponsors along the way. The skater who raises the most money will win a scholarship to Camp Woodward. The top 10 will win prize packs!
Back again this year is the $hred for Bread, an Advanced /Sponsored division for ALL AGES sponsored by Papa Johns, as a separate street skating contest for CASH PRIZES! FREE Papa Johns for up to a year + prizes! Learn more here!
SkateFest has raised over $35,000 dollars for Children's National Medical Center of Washington DC over the past five years! Help us make this years event just as successful!
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SK8 for a Cause
Skateboard to raise money for Children's National. Download here or pick-up (Fairfax Surf Shop) a Sponsor Form, and get as many friends, family, neighbors and companies as you can to fill out the Sponsor Form with a donation to Children's National Medical Center to sponsor you to skate along the Sk8 For A Cause check-pointed route. Ride begins at 1 PM at Wakefield Skate Park and is OPEN TO ALL AGES. Wakefield Skate Park is located at 8100 Braddock Road Annandale, Virginia.
NEED AN HOTEL FOR SKATEFEST?
Holiday Inn Express - Springfield
OFFICIAL HOTEL OF SKATEFEST
For special rate, use code: SKF
The competition begins with preliminary tryouts on June 24 at Wakefield Skate Park. There are four age brackets - 11&U, 14&U, 18&U, 30 & Over and a separate (all ages) Advanced/Sponsored Division ($hred for Bread).
There are 4 event categories for each age bracket to compete in:
- Half Pipe Jam
- Best Trick
- Park/Street Course
- Game of S.K.A.T.E. (beginner and advanced)
The (all ages) Advanced/Sponsored Division contest is called $hred For Bread (sponsored by Papa Johns) which is a street skating competition taking place in Wakefield Skate Park's new concrete plaza. Advanced and Sponsored skaters of any age group can enter to compete in this division for CASH PRIZES!
On the Main Festival Day, June 25, finals for the skate competition will begin at 2 PM and be held throughout the day.
CA$H prizes and more
1st place - $500 CA$H!
FREE Papa Johns for 1 year *+ FREE Skate Gear [$1000 total value]
2nd place - $250 CA$H!
FREE Papa Johns for 6 months* + FREE Skate Gear [$500 total value]
3rd place - $100 CA$H!
FREE Papa Johns for 3 months* + FREE Skate Gear [$250 total value]
*Only valid in the National Capital Region.
Girls Only Competition
(All ages / All Levels)
Street Course Jam Style
Friday June 24, 2016