(PRWEB) September 10, 2010
October 1-2, 2010 marks the largest skate contest to hit Canada in 2010 with the West 49 Take the Cake Presented by Schick Xtreme 3 and the Axe Twist Amateur Open. This is Canada's largest cash purse event in Canadian skateboarding history with $100,000.00 CDN in prize money being awarded. Fifteen of the world’s best international skaters will descend on the Oakes Garden Theatre in Niagara Falls on Oct 1st and 2nd to showcase their tricks on a best trick stair set up.
Thanks to some of the great brand partnerships, confirmed to attend this explosive event are : Paul Rodriguez “P-Rod” (Plan B), Chaz Ortiz (Zoo York), Alex Olson (Quiksilver), Torey Pudwill (DVS), Sierra Fellers (C1RCA), Matt Miller (DC), Corey Duffel (OSIRIS), Darrell Stanton (ELEMENT), Chima Ferguson (Volcom), Paul Trep (RDS), Grant Patterson (Redst*r), Shuriken Shannon (Billabong), Brandon Westgate (Emerica), and Tom Asta (Fallen) are all coming to compete. To see more information on all the participants check out the Take the Cake website http://www.west49takethecake.com.
Limited tickets to this exciting and jam-packed event are now available to purchase at http://www.west49takethecake.com. A day pass for either Friday’s Axe Twist Amateur Open qualifiers or Saturday’s $100k pro competition is $10.00 and a weekend pass is $15.00 (plus fees & taxes).
The excitement begins on Friday, October 1st with the Axe Twist Amateur Open Qualifiers - which will give one skater the pass to ride with the world’s best in Saturday's final feature. Saturday, October 2nd will play host to the Axe Twist Amateur Open Finals and the highly anticipated West 49 Take The Cake Presented by Schick Xtreme 3 pro contest. The two day event is an outdoor event with Niagara Falls in the backdrop and showcases a live performance by Canadian hip hop musician SHAD.
Spectators can plan to celebrate and hang out with the skate brands in the sponsor village. This event that will be jam-packed with parties, signings, music performances and much more including The Push.ca Public Skate Park that will be open all day to the general public. (*Helmets are Mandatory.)
For more information including roster, ticket information, event schedule and more head over to the http://www.west49takethecake.com
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