Although the event will take some time to sell out… it always does sell out! Make sure to lock down your spot before it’s too late at http://skatecentralMA.com/
Central Mass Skate Festival increasing its focus on being as environmentally sustainable as possible in 2015. Registrants are asked NOT to print paper tickets, and will instead be checked in digital. There will be free water for those who bring reusable containers (no plastic single-use bottles), and the event has made a conscious effort to partner with environmentally-conscious brands like: Comet Skateboards, ENO, Tecnu & iNi Cooperative.
There is a special lodging discount for event-affiliated guests at the Springhill Inn & Suites in Devens, MA. Book your stay at http://bit.ly/CM6hotel; discounted rates and reserved rooms are held until 2 weeks before the event. Learn more here.
FRIDAY, AUG 7: Mini Ramp Open Skate, Best Trick & Jam; Rider Check-in; BBQ, Street Course & Raffle ($1,000 prize purse; $10 entry. BBQ grilling, DJ & live announcing. Free water if you bring a reusable bottle/container*! Harvard General Store – 1 Still River Rd, Harvard, MA 01451)
12:00pm – Mini ramp open skate, street course open skate & rider check-in begins. Free event shirts for the first 300 skaters to check in! Posters, hats & raffle tickets available for purchase. Raffle benefits Harvard Ambulance Squad.
3:00pm – Mini ramp “best trick” contest ($150)
4:00pm – Mini ramp jam ($850)
5:00pm – Street course “Game of S.K.A.T.E.”
6:00pm – Raffle drawing
SATURDAY, AUG 8: DH Race, After Party; Mini Ramp Open Skate
$2,000 prize purse; $75 entry. BBQ, Food & Drink for purchase from HGS. Free water*!
8:00am – Rider check-in begins; first shuttles from Springhill Inn & Suites
9:00am – Road closes & practice runs begin
10:00am – Mini ramp open skate begins (continues all day)
11:00am – RACING BEGINS! AM, Junior, Women’s & Pro
5:30pm – Racing concludes
6:00pm – Road re-opens
8:30pm – After-party begins at Billiards Café! First shuttles from hotel
12:30am – Last shuttle home from Billiards Café to hotel
SUNDAY, AUG 9: Slide / Skate Jam
$2,000 prize purse; $45 entry. BBQ for purchase from HGS. Free water*! Raffle benefiting Harvard Ambulance Squad.
8:15am – Shuttle leaves Springhill Inn & Suites
8:30am – Meet at Harvard General Store. Those who drove will follow staff instructions and signs for parking. Board shuttles ASAP
9:00am – Buses shuttle riders to the slide jam hill. NO parking at the slide hill!
10:00am – Practice begins
11:00am – Slide/Skate Jam begins! Junior, Women’s, Techslide & Open divisions
4:00pm – Longest slide (heelside & toeside)
5:00pm – Ramp jam & biggest air
6:00pm – Buses shuttle riders back to town center
6:30pm – Podium ceremony at Harvard General Store
Anything you’re still not sure about? Check out the Central Mass 6 FAQ