Go for gold at the SC OPEN!

September 1, 2016…San Clemente, California…The 16th Annual SC Open skate contest will be held on Saturday, September 10th at Ralph’s Skate Court at 241 Avenida La Pata. Check-in and on-site registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. The contest promotes local skaters of all ages, while raising funds for the Friends of San Clemente Beaches, Parks & Recreation Foundation. The contest typically draws nearly 500 spectators and over 100 youth athletes.

Early bird registration is available until September 5th at $35 per competitor. The registration fee will increase to $40 on September 6th. All contestants will receive a contest T-shirt and have an opportunity to win prizes and cash for the LOST Best Trick contest. Pre-registration is accepted online at san-clemente.org and on-site registration/check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. the day of the event. All competitors must wear proper safety equipment.

This year’s event hopes to be the best yet, with an incredible line-up of sponsors and vendors: Presenting Sponsor – STANCE; Gold Sponsors – CLIF KID, ELECTRIC, and SOCAL SURF SHOP; Bronze Sponsors – GROM USA and LOST. The City of San Clemente and Friends of San Clemente Foundation proudly thank the sponsors for their contributions towards this valued community event.

Returning for a second year, guest judges will include Tyler Hendley and Fabrizio Santos and the contest will be announced by Jamie Stone. Other activities include a vendor fair and food and beverage sales. The vendor fair will include all sponsors as well as local businesses. Food and beverage will be available for a nominal fee. For a complete list of vendors, please visit the skate contest calendar event at www.san-clemente.org.

For more information regarding this event, contact San Clemente Recreation at 949-361-8264 or 949-429-8797.