Skateboarding was officially introduced in the 1950s in California by a group of surfers. They needed a sport to do when the waves were low. In the US it grew in popularity until it peaked around 1963, before a crash in the market in 1965. Attend the 2022 Rock Hill Amateur Street Skateboarding Classic contest this Saturday, April 23, 2022, in the Episcopal Church of our Saviour. Meet then in the (ECOOS) parking lot at 153 E White Street. On-site registration begins at 10am sharp! You can also register online in
advance (strongly encouraged.) This fun event will feature music, local restaurants, vendors,
and prize giveaways for contestants.
The contest will consist of a timed obstacle course set-up and a best trick contest. Age Groups are:
Groms: 8-12, Shred Bots: 12-16, ATVs: 16 & Up. To register to participate click here. The contest is supposed to pay homage to the forefathers of street skateboarding, while combining modern day progression with today’s street skating. Modeled after the 1986 historical “Sacto” Street Contest, it will be used to bring awareness for the future development of a Rock Hill Public Skate Park.