Free Flow Tour in Encinitas

FREE FLOW TOUR COMES TO ECKE FAMILY YMCA SKATEPARKIN ENCINITAS, CA SATURDAY JULY 15

Amateur skaters battle it out for the chance to win the wild card entry into theDew Action Sports Tour Finals in Orlando where they will compete against the Pros

The Free Flow Tour – the official amateur skateboard and BMX competition series of the Dew Action Sports Tour — is heading to Encinitas this weekend for a skateboard competition on Saturday July 15. This 25-event tour will cross the country this summer in search of the next big names in skateboarding and BMX. A grassroots, jam-style skateboarding and BMX park contest series, the Free Flow Tour gives amateur athletes the opportunity to get noticed in their sports and earn a trip to compete against other regional qualifying amateur athletes in the Free Flow Tour Finals, held at the Dew Action Sports Tour’s Vans® Invitational in Portland, Oregon August 17—20, where one champion will be crowned in each sport. Encompassing the ‘Flow to Pro’ theme, each overall champion wins a wild card spot to compete against the pros at the Dew Action Sports Tour’s last stop, the PlayStation® Pro in Orlando, FL. In addition, there is more than $7,000 in cash prizes for the Free Flow Tour.

Who: SKATERS IN ENCINITAS, CA AND SURROUNDING AREA

What: OPEN CONTEST FOR LOCAL SKATERS 18 AND UNDER

When: SATURDAY, JULY 15, 10:00AM — 6:00PM

Where: ECKE FAMILY YMCA SKATEPARK, ENCINITAS, CA

The Free Flow Tour Contest will be held on Saturday July 15, at ECKE FAMILY YMCA SKATEPARK, located at 200 SAXONY RD, ENCINITAS, CA. Amateur SKATERS will compete in the contest and all participants will receive a free registration gift pack at sign-in. The contest will run in a jam-style format. Registration is $10.00 and is open to participants 18 and under. Participants under the age of 18 must also have a parent or guardian present at time of registration to sign waivers.

The 2006 Free Flow Tour schedule includes the following dates and locations:

DATE CITY LOCATION DATE CITY LOCATION

April 29 Rye, NH Rye Airfield June 24 Denver, CO Denver Skatepark

April 30 Taunton, MA Skaters Edge July 1 SLC, UT OGIO

May 6 Brooklyn, NY Millenium Skate Park July 2 SLC, UT OGIO

May 13 Moorestown, NJ Overboard Skate Park July 8 Peoria, AZ Rio Vista Skate Park

May 20 Louisville, KY Louisville Extreme Park July 15 Encinitas, CA Ecke Family YMCA

May 21 Louisville, KY Louisville Extreme Park July 22 Orange, CA The Block

May 27 Nashville, TN Sixth Avenue Skatepark July 23 Orange, CA The Block

May 28 Nashville, TN Sixth Avenue Skatepark July 29 Bay Area, CA Sunnyvale Skatepark

June 3 Orlando, FL Vans® Skatepark July 30 Bay Area, CA Ramp Ratz Petaluma

June 4 Orlando, FL Vans® Skatepark Aug 5 Portland, OR Dept of Skate

June 10 Dallas, TX Eisenbergs Aug 12 Seattle, WA Skatebarn West

June 11 Dallas, TX Eisenbergs Aug 17-20 ** Portland, OR Rose Quarter

June 17 Albuquerque, NM Los Altos Skatepark Oct 12-15 *** Orlando, FL TD Waterhouse Centre

Schedule subject to change.

Check out www.freeflowtour.com for additional information.