On May 25.2013 the Charmcity Skatepark will host the first ever MARYLAND AM skateboard contest. The contest has three divisions, Beginner (GROM), Intermediate and Advanced. Practice and Registration are from 9AM to Noon. The contest will begin at Noon. The entry fee is just $20 which seems really reasonable for a contest of this magnitude.
Preregistration is available and recommended, but not mandatory. There will also be Cash Prizing for multiple Best Trick contests. The Best Trick contests are presented by Gatorade, Jerry’s Scion and Pabst/Santa Cruz Skateboards.
There is an impressive list of sponsors and companies that are coming together to back this event. Osiris Shoes, Vox Shoes, DVS Shoes, SoCalled Clothing, Toy Machine Skateboards, Spitfire Wheels, Deluxe Distribution, Bro Style Griptape, Eastern Skate Supply, Bones Wheels, Iron Horse, I Ride I Recycle, Zero Skateboards, Habitat Skateboards, Alien Workshop, Almost Skateboards, Blind Skateboards, Green Issue, Green Trucks, Gatorade, Jerry’s Scion and the events title sponsor Under Armour have all pledged support!
On Friday March 24.2013 the Charmcity Skatepark will host a contest practice session from 3PM to 9PM which will be free for all pre registered contestants. At 9PM they will host the premiere of the new Blind Video “Damn” by Mike Manzoori and Bill Weiss.
To preregister for the contest click here!
The Charmcity Skatepark
The Charmcity Skatepark was started in September 1994 by Baltimore skateboarder Jason Chapman. The Charmcity Skatepark has strived to build the Baltimore skate scene (literally) and support skateboarding through events, demos and contests and help bring top talent and events to Baltimore. The 20,000 plus square foot facility is one of the largest on the east coast. The park is located in the Canton Trade Center industrial park in the Canton area of Baltimore (a stones throw from the historic Fells Point waterfront area) Maryland. The street address is 4401 O’donnell St. Baltimore, Maryland 21224. They can be found on the web at www.charmcity.tv
The Charmcity Skatepark Team
The Charmcity Skatepark team has consistently won the Best of Baltimore Contest Series and has won the Shop Contest at the Academy Skatepark in Connecticut. They participate annually in 3rd Lair’s Top Shop contest. The Charmcity Skatepark team are the proud winners of the 2013 Focus Magazine and Rep215.com’s Park Montage contest. The Charmcity Skatepark team frequently does team demonstrations for major companies (ASA,AST,Bowie Baysox,The Maryland Science Center,Dew Tour,Six Flags,Camp Sunrise-CampForTheTerminallyIll),schools and other skateparks. Their work with the less fortunate has been recognized and awarded by Mayor Martin O Malley and Mayor Sheila Dixon. The team stays busy street skating, chillin at the park and constantly filming for various video projects.
Jerry’s Scion (Event Sponsor)
Since opening it’s doors in 2003, Jerry’s Scion has been Baltimore’s leader for new Scions, service, aftermarket parts and accessories. From the fun loving box car that started it all, the Scion xB, to the new sports car, the Scion FR-S, Jerry’s Scion has the car and accessories to fit your personality. At Jerry’s Scion, It’s About You! Jerry’s Scion can be found at www.jerrysscion.com.
About Under Armour, Inc. (Maryland AM Title Sponsor)
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.ua.com.