This Saturday Epidemic Skateboard Shop (the desert’s only independent skate shop) will be hosting the BIGGEST skateboard competition of the year.  The event consists of:

Epidemic Skateboard Competition at Palm Springs Skate Park
Saturday, December 4th 10am-9pm (roughly)
Free to watch. $5 to compete
Divisions: Girls; 10 & under; 11-13,;14-16; 17 & up; Advanced Sponsored

Sign up now at Epidemic or at 10am the morning of the event at the park. (space is limited)

5 people from each division will skate in the main street section of the park for 7 minutes. Top 5 people from each division will transfer to the finals at the end of the night.

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Altamont/Emerica Best trick on the 9 stair around 8pm. $250 CASH PRIZE! (must skate in the regular competition to skate the best trick).

Music and Sound provided by DJ Alf Alpha.

Arts/Crafts section by Sarah from The Coachella Valley Art Scene

“We will be offering supplies for all ya ya’ll to make your very own sticker for your deck, your school folder, or the bumper of your car…. whatever you see fit.  We have tons of blank, different color stickers that you are welcome to cut up and make them yours.  Also, we have all sorts of craft supplies so you can even make your sticker 3D if you feel like it.  It’s art!  There are no rules!   Do what you want! “

Here is a cool example of  something you could do:

After Party at The Ace Hotel with a DJ Set by NO AGE!

Presented by Epidemic, Ace and Altamont! Doors open at 9pm. Opening DJ set by The Ghost Channel. This event is free.

Book your hotel room for the event at and enter promo code EPIDEMIC to get a discount!

Free giveaways from… Emerica, Es, Etnies, Altamont, LRG, DGK, Lakai, Electric, Osiris, Krew, Element, Volcom, DVS, The Hundreds, Adio, VANS, DC, Circa, Fallen, Habitat, Alien Workshop, Super Brand, Indy, Creature, Santa Cruz, Bones, Powell, Gravis, Royal, Girl, Chocolate, 4Star, Elwood, Shake Junt, Deatwish, Baker, Supra, Analog, Obey, Matix, RVCA, Spy, Insight, Loser Machine and more!

Email with any questions or call the shop at (760) 770-4177
68802 Ramon Road
Cathedral City, Ca 92234

Here are some videos from I think two years ago:

We really hope to see you there!!! It’s going to be bad ass.