Spin Master UK and Tech Deck have been sponsors of Grassroots Skateboarding for several years through its association with the schools programs, residential holiday camps and national skateboarding championships. The new series will feature three regional qualifiers and a national final to be held in July.
The series kicks off with the Southwest/Wales Qualifiers at Exist Skatepark, Swansea on the 10th June, followed the by Northern/Scottish Qualifiers at Transgression Skatepark, Edinburgh on 1st July. The South East/UK Qualifiers will be held on the 22nd July at XC Skatepark Hemel Hempstead with the National finals being held on the same day later that same day.
Stuart Picton, marketing manager for Tech Deck, said “We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of Young Guns and extend the geographical coverage of the event, giving more kids the opportunity to compete. Tech Deck is currently celebrating its 5th consecutive year of consumer sales growth and we believe the unique authenticity of the product combined with the brand’s close links with the skateboarding community is a key factor in its continued and growing popularity.’’