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A contestant makes a run through Ralphs Skate Court while the crowd looks on during last year's SC Open Skate Contest. Photo: Courtesy
A contestant makes a run through Ralphs Skate Court while the crowd looks on during last year’s SC Open Skate Contest. Photo: Courtesy

San Clemente Times

Local skateboarders will have a chance to show off their skills on Sept. 26 at the 15th Annual SC Open Skate Contest at Ralphs Skate Court.

The annual contest draws dozens of top amateur skaters of all age levels and is currently accepting early registration. The contest is open to male and female skaters. Cost to enter the contest is $35 and includes a t-shirt and a chance to compete in the best trick contest. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m.

The contest kicks off at 8 a.m. and runs through 3 p.m. There will be food, music and industry vendors on-site throughout the day.

The popular best trick contest will once again be a main attraction, with a cash prize going to the winner.

Guest judges for the contest include: Tyler Hendley, Fabrizio Santos, Jimi James and Jake Palole. Dave Duncan will handle emcee duties.

The contest is put on by the Friends of San Clemente Beaches, Parks and Recreation Foundation and the City of San Clemente. For more information or to register visit

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