MORE THAN 30 PRO SKATERS TO SKATE FOR A CAUSE THIS SATURDAY AT ETNIES SKATEPARK OF LAKE FOREST
The Sheckler Foundation’s Skate Event Will Benefit Autism Speaks
May 10, 2011 (Lake Forest, CA) – This Saturday, May 14, fans can come to the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest to watch more than 30 pro skateboarders compete in four contests at the second annual Sheckler Foundation’s SKATE FOR A CAUSE, presented by etnies. Benefitting Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, the event, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is free to the public and will also feature a skateboard carnival village that includes games, drinks and food.
etnies and the Sheckler Foundation have confirmed more than thirty pro skaters from around the world to compete on Saturday at SKATE FOR A CAUSE for a total prize purse of $15,000. The Ball Park SkaterCross will start at noon with a $3,000 purse. The best trick contests will begin at 2 p.m. with $4,000 for the CCS best trick on tranny, $4,000 on the Red Bull tech center and $4,000 on the Power Balance stairs, rails and hubba section.
The following are the riders scheduled to skate for a cause:
In addition to watching their favorites skate in the best trick contests, SKATE FOR A CAUSE attendees are invited to join the fun at the skateboard carnival village. Money raised at the carnival will benefit Autism Speaks. The carnival village will feature the following sponsors:
Saddleback Valley Unified School District
The Sheckler Foundation
The carnival village will include food and beverages from Lemonade 4 Autism, Ball Park Franks and cotton candy and popcorn provided by The Sheckler Foundation. Other SKATE FOR A CAUSE sponsors include Wahoo’s Fish Taco, Red Bull and Direct Edge Media.
Fans can experience the live skate action with VIP seating inside the etnies skatepark available for only $50.00 per ticket. Preferred seating in the bleachers outside the skatepark is also available for only $20.00 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased by visiting shecklerfoundation.org .