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Street League Showdown - Press Release

  • Written by Mike Bennett

Camp Woodward & Street League Partner for the Woodward SLS Showdown

Campers at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania and California Compete for Trip to Street League Championship and the Chance to Skate among the Pros

Together with Street League Skateboarding, the world-class action sports training facility, Camp Woodward announced today a new partnership that will provide young campers at both Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania and Woodward West in Tehachapi, California the chance to compete each week in a Street League formatted skateboard street series for ten weeks equipped with the contest’s revolutionary instant scoring technology from the scoring team at ISX™ (Instant Scoring experience). The winner from both camps events will return on the final week of Camp to compete in the Woodward Street League Finals. The top three skaters from Pennsylvania and California will be invited to compete in front of a live audience at the Woodward SLS Showdown Finals immediately before at the Street League DC Pro Tour Fueled by Monster Energy Championship at the Prudential Center New Jersey on August 26

“Woodward has always been about providing a unique, unforgettable experience for kids,” said Camp Woodward owner, Gary Ream. “We feel by doing the weekly Street League contests at both camps in Pennsylvania and California with the final showdown in Newark before the Street League Championships, we are not only providing an amazing experience and opportunity for some of our Woodward Campers, but offering them the chance to grow their talents as a skater and possibly become a Street League pro themselves someday.”

“Partnering with Woodward on the SLS Showdown is a perfect way to integrate our series at the grass roots level by having campers on both coasts experience our format, instant scoring, and even what its like to skate in front of an arena full of fans at the most important event in skateboarding – the Street League Championship,” says Street League creator Rob Dyrdek.

“I look forward to working with Woodward to make this a staple their camper experience.”

To compete in the Woodward Street League Showdown and register to be a camper please visit the following links for Camp Woodward located in Woodward, Penn. (http://bit.ly/N44uMC) or Woodward West located in Tehachapi, Calif. (http://bit.ly/LBIQzd ). To learn more about Street League Skateboarding please visit www.streetleague.com

About Camp Woodward

Founded in 1970 in rural central Pennsylvania, Camp Woodward facilities host thousands of aspiring and professional action sports, gymnastics and cheer athletes from around the world, including current and future Olympians. The company recently expanded its properties to include training facilities for snowboarding and skiing, including Woodward Tahoe and Woodward at Copper Mountain, Colorado; summer camps at Woodward West in Southern California; and Woodward Beijing outside of Beijing, China. For more information on Camp Woodward, please visit www.campwoodward.com

About Street League

Street League Skateboarding (SLS) is the premier professional skateboarding contest series worldwide. Founded by 20-year professional skateboarder and entrepreneur, Rob Dyrdek, Street League features 24 of the world’s top street skateboarders competing exclusively for a groundbreaking $1.6 million prize purse in a nationwide tour live on ESPN/ESPN2. Driven by the need to enhance the experience of live professional street skateboarding, Street League utilizes the ISX™ instant-scoring format that makes every single trick count. More information is available at www.streetleague.com

The series is available live on ESPN2, ESPN3, Street League’s official Facebook Page, and distributed to more than 198 countries on ESPN networks.

Media Contact

Neal Hendrix, Camp Woodward, 949-296-5705; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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