Skate Jam rolls into Cherokee

The inaugural “SK8 Jam” will take place at noon Oct. 6 on the SK8 Park in Cherokee, with registration available before the start of the competition.

Besides the street comp/open bowl comp, there will also be food and live music by Vic Crown at the park. Entry fee is $20 per skater. There is a $500 cash purse for the advanced/sponsored division. Prizes will also be awarded in other divisions. The event is sponsored by Push, Skis and Tees and the Cataloochee Ski Area.

For more information, go to Facebook and search “WNC SK8 Shop.”

828.400.1252 or 828.452.4040.

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