SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Sheckler Foundation and Oakley are proud to announce the 9th Annual Skate For A Cause taking place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. Skate For A Cause is a family-friendly event that features a world-class skate jam and carnival aimed to help raise funds for the Sheckler Foundation’s “Be the Change” initiative to support injured action sports athletes and children in need. This event is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and admission is free for families, friends and individuals of all ages. For exclusive access into the skatepark, limited-VIP tickets are available for a $50 donation on the Sheckler Foundation website: https://donate.shecklerfoundation.org/products/vip-access-to-skate-for-a-cause.
The charities and past “Be the Change” recipients joining the Sheckler Foundation in raising awareness include: Traveling Stories, Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), Tilly’s Life Center (TLC), Skate MD Team Lilly Foundation, Adaptive Skate Kollective (ASK), SC Skatepark Coalition and Passport 2 Freedom.
2018 Skate For A Cause Schedule:
|10:00 a.m.||Gates open to the public for the carnival village|
|10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Athlete warmup/practice|
|12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.||Nitro Cirucs WCMX Best Trick Contest|
|12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Roth Capital Adaptive Skate Best Trick Contest|
|1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||Plan B SkaterCross|
|2:45 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.||Red Bull Tech Center Best Trick Contest|
|3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.||OAKLEY Tranny Best Trick|
|3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||TILLYS Stairs, Hubbas, Rails Best Trick Contest|
|4:45 p.m.||SF Raffle winners announced at SF booth|
|5:00 p.m.||Carnival Ends|
As the contests take place, the event will host games, drinks, food and giveaways at the Carnival Village from the following sponsors: Woodward West, Tech Deck, Ethika, Chronic Taco, etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest, etnies, Plan B and Zebra House Coffee.
About The Sheckler Foundation:
Founded in 2008, the Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back to the community and industry that they are so grateful for. Fueled by the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, the Sheckler Foundation will produce fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. Our ultimate goal is to empower our community to “Be the Change!”