City to hold Skate Bowl II, Battle of the Bands VII

The Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is planning two events on

  • Monday, June 2, 2008 6:42pm
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Auburn’s Robin Cleveland performs a trick in last year’s skating competition.

The Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is planning two events on

June 21 for youth and teen skateboarders and musicians at Brannan Park.

The day will begin with Auburn’s second annual skateboard competition,

Skate the Bowl II at Brannan Park’s Skatebowl, 611 28th Street NE.

Registration and check-in begin at 10 a.m., warm-ups begin at 11 a.m. and the competition start at noon.

Competition is open to all skill levels and judges will determine winners in each of three age groups – 10 and under, 11-14 or 15 and over.

Skaters will be judged on skill, creativity and showmanship. Prizes include skateboards, electronic gear, T-shirts and more.

Pre-registration fee is $10 before June 21 or $15 the day of the event.

After the skate contest, local bands will have the opportunity to compete in the Battle of the Bands VII. Tune-up begins at noon and the battle starts at 1 p.m. At least one band member must attend an Auburn school or reside in Auburn city limits.

Registration fee is $25 per band. Pre-registration required by June 6.

For additional information, visit www.auburnwa.gov or call 253-931-3043.

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