City of Los Angeles Parks & Recs, Pico Youth & Family Center and Cosmic Demise Host Skate Contest
Unity Skate Championship Aims to Promote Unity through Skateboarding Culture
West Los Angeles, Ca. – Event organizers are excited to bring diverse youth together for a one of a kind skateboarding event. The Unity Skate Championship will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022 starting at 1pm at Stoner Skate Plaza – 1835 Stoner Ave. Los Angeles, CA. 90025
All ages are welcome to compete and enjoy free food and music. There will be awesome prizes, free merchandise and celebrity judges. In addition, Cosmic Demise founder and PYFC film crew leader Ali Bilal will premier his anticipated skate film Security Camera: CDVX2500
“Stoner Skate Plaza is a special place for many skaters on the Westside. Skate culture accepts all ethnicities, genders and social classes and I am super excited to be co-hosting this competition because skaters will be given an opportunity to showcase their skills and talents. In addition, I am excited to share my film that will inspire others to pick up a skateboard and camera to create.” stated Ali Bilal, event organizer and director of Security Camera: CDVX2500.
The event is free for all and $5.00 to enter the competition. Those interested in competing must sign liability waivers. If under 18, parents must sign for minors wishing to compete. Waivers will also be available at Stoner Park and can be found at: laparks.org
“The Westside is the birth place of modern day skating and many of our youth gravitate towards this sport because it’s accessible and all embracing. Skateboarding is now recognized as an Olympic sport. We are looking forward to seeing the top local talent on March 19th at Stoner Skate Plaza in preparation for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles,” stated Alex Aldana, Executive Director of the Pico Youth & Family Center.