Volcom to host skateboarding contest Saturday

The youth-culture brand Volcom will host a free skateboarding contest Saturday at its Westside Costa Mesa headquarters.

Registration will start at 10 a.m. and the contest at 11:30 a.m. It is expected to run for five or six hours.

The competition categories are ages 14 and under, 15 to 21 and open/amateur. Participants under 18 are required to bring a parent or guardian and a signed waiver. The form is available on Volcom’s website.

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  • 1740 Monrovia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627, US

The top seven competitors from each category will qualify to compete at a global championship event in Los Angeles in October. The cash purse is $15,000.

Saturday’s contest begins Volcom’s 2015 Wild in the Parks tour, which includes stops in Colorado, Argentina and Canada to find the best talent in amateur skateboarding.

For more information, visit http://www.volcom.com/witp. Volcom is at 1740 Monrovia Ave., Costa Mesa.

—Bradley Zint

Twitter: @bradleyzint

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