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SK8 For A Cause: SkateFest 2009

If you’re a [kwlink 5207]skater[kwlink] and you live in or around the Fairfax, VA area, you don’t want to miss out on the Fairfax Surf Shop’s third annual SkateFest and SK8 For A Cause – a fundraiser that supports the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Washington, D.C. – happening June 19-20, 2009.

Participate In Person

SkateFest and Sk8 For A Cause is back and bigger than ever! This is the third year in a row that the Fairfax Surf Shop in Fairfax, VA, has held the fundraiser in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Last year, over 500 spectators and 200 [kwlink 2173]skaters[kwlink] raised more than $4,000 for the kids’ hospital. For 2009, [kwlink 4445]skater[kwlink] of all ages and abilities are invited to join SK8 For A Cause, happening at 2 p.m. at Wakefield Skate Park. Visit skatefestfairfax.com for more details and to register.

Plus, this year’s skate competition begins with preliminary tryouts June 19 at Wakefield Skate Park. There are three age brackets (10 and under, 14 and under, and 18 and under) and four event categories (half pipe, best trick, street course and FSS Skate Team tryout).

On the main festival day – June 20, 2009 – finals for the skate competition will start at 3 p.m. and be held throughout the day. Visit skatefestfairfax.com for more details and to register.

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