Rock the Rails 2015

The seventh Rock the Rails will be held at the Leduc Skateboard Park on Saturday, August 22nd.

ON RAILS - The seventh Rock the Rails will be held at the Leduc Skateboard Park on Saturday

The seventh Rock the Rails will be held at the Leduc Skateboard Park on Saturday, August 22nd. This year the event will include a slip n slide and other extreme activities along with the traditional skateboard, BMX bike, and scooter competitions.


There will be a resource fair, graf arts camps, laser tag, and x-treme activities accompanying the competitions.  Things kick off with check in and registrations at 10 a.m. with the scooter competition beginning at 11 a.m. and ending with the award presentations that begin at 3:30 p.m.


On line registration has begun and those interested in participating can go to: for the registration forms.


Over the years Rock the Rails has grown in both participants and in sponsorships and this year shows very indication of being bigger and better and a great way to conclude summer before heading back to school.


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