SKATEBOARDING + BOOZE + SURNBURN = SUMMER

This is all I've got at the moment, but there's still some good shit to come:

June 1-9 - Vans Tour - more info www.vanstour.com

June 2- Soul Brew Golden Jubilee Boat Party- River Thames - www.soulbrew.com

June 8 - Snozone - Milton Keynes - Skier/boarder/blader-X Sponsored by Neilson in association with Board Stiffy and Pago Win a holiday for two to Les Deux Alpes, France, including flights, transfers and half-board hotel accommodation Plus clothing from Board Stiffy and loads of other cool gear and Snozone passes Boarder, bladers and skiers battle it out down a slalom course of jumps and banks. Warm up 3pm - 4pm, comp starts at 4.00pm Entry fee per person: 10 in advance, 15 on the day (no concessions) Entry fee includes warm up session, competitor T-shirt, free drink and food voucher Competition format: heats with first and second going through to the next round After comp party in Beach Bar at Snozone (over 18s only), live band Minimum age for entry is 15 years Pick up an entry form and competition briefing from Snozone Reception or websites www.theboarder.co.uk and www.boardstiffy.com or email your entry form request to

June 8 - Crossfire night - The Tabernacle, Powis Square, London W11 7.30pm-1am - www.crossfirenight.com

June 22-23 - Scandinavian open - www.scandanaviaopen.org

June 23 - Beachbuggin VW show Southsea common (next to skatepark) - www.beachbuggin.com

June 28-30 - Glastonbury Festival

JULY 13 - Snozone Milton Keynes - Big Air comp - Sponsored by Tirol, Mayrhofen, Lufthansa: Win a week's boarding trip for one, including return flight, transfers, half-board accommodation and lift pass. Plus prizes from Fuze, Protest, Rome and Flow. Open to skiers, bladers and boarders Warm up starts 3pm, comp starts 4.30pmBig Air and Slope Style sessions After comp party in the Beach Bar at Snozone Entry fee per person: 10 in advance, 15 on the day (no concessions) Minimum age 10 years Details and entry forms from Snozone Reception or call or email your entry form request to

July 13 - 14 - Backyard Jam - Hastings - www.backyardjam.com

July 13 - Meanwhile Bowlrider comp hosted by Third Planet and hopefully sponsored Juice Clothing and The Sidcup Massive, great day out always gets boozy. See last years story.

July 13 - Crossfire Night/Bowlrider comp party - www.crossfirenight.com

July 20 - Bath NASS extreme thing

July 20 - Bug Jam

July 27 - Urban Games - Clapham Common

August 2-4 - Essential Festival - Hackney

August 17 - Snozone Milton Keynes - Indoor Sledging comp - Open to individuals and two-person teams Minimum age 5 years (5 - 9 years must be accompanied by adult) Warm up/risk assessment starts 3pm, races start 4.30pm Own-design and shop-bought sledges are allowed. One-person sledges are available from Snozone (included in entry fee) Entry fee: 10 per individual, 15 per team (no concessions) Details and entry forms from Snozone Reception or call or email your entry form request to

August 17-18 - V2002

August 23-25 - Reading Festival

September 13 - Something big going down in Brighton, more details soon.

September sometime to be confirmed - Sidcup Massive / Broadstairs Crew End of Summer Party @ Revolution Skatepark. DJ line up likely to include Mart from Swanley (aka Moondog), DJ Yoshi Naylor, DJ Ram Raid etc etc Allcomers welcome.

MORE TO BE ADDED SOON, If you know of any other events/festivals/sk8 comps/excuses to get wasted etc please e-mail me at

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