Skate, video game competition

LONG BEACH - Lakewood SK8, a ministry of First Baptist Church of Lakewood, will hold its ninth annual skateboarding, BMX and video game competition May 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 16 from 1 to 8 p.m.Competitions will also be held in aggressive inline skating and scooter. Admission is free and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each competition level. Food, T-shirts and autographed items will be available for purchase. Registration is required the day of the event and release waivers must be signed by a legal guardian for all minors. Every event will include different levels of competition, from 10-and-under to sponsored categories. The video game competition will include Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Street Fighter IV, Skate 2, Guitar Hero, Mario Kart Wii, Rock Band 2 (no drums) and Wii Sports Resort (swordplay). First Baptist Church of Lakewood is at 5336 E. Arbor Rd. in Long Beach, near Del Amo and Bellflower boulevards. For a full itinerary of events, visit or call (562) 420-1471 ext. 150.

********** Published: April 16, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 52