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There are so many great skateparks all over the world where riders are continuously recreating the sport and pushing it forward. Over the last few years, Solstik has partnered on skateboard and music events along the U.S. East Coast offering contests, music, food, special guests, and skate and apparel vendor booths.

Our events give riders a place to show up and skate for all of the right reasons. We've recently partnered on events with: 

Skate for Life

Skate sessions actively promote the sport, as well as the music and businesses related to the industry. We're moving in a positive direction; and motivating riders, musicians and their friends to keep rolling with us. Contact info [@] to partner. 

Event Components


The events are held at private indoor and public outdoor skateparks to help park owners and municipalities increase use of their facilities.

Best Trick Contests

Several small contests are held to keep the events rockin'. Best trick contests give groups of skaters 20 to 30 minutes to perform their best trick on a particular obstacle in the park.


Skateboard products, apparel, cash and other prizes contributed by sponsors are given away to contest winners. 

Musician Battles

Bands, DJs and MCs perform throughout the day and compete in a battle of the bands format. Winning artists receive prizes from sponsors.

Special Guests

Special guests attend the events, adding an additional element of interest. The events help raise the guests' visibility in the skate and music community. 


Food and drink vendors are invited to sell and or donate products. Some donated products are used as contest prizes. 


Skateboard, apparel and other vendors are invited to set up booths to sell and display their merchandise. Some donated products are used as contest prizes.


The events are promoted primarily through social media, email, websites and flyers. Vendors and merchants also partner in promotional responsibilities.

Admission and Contest Fees

Small admission fees can be charged to enter the events, as well as fees charged to compete in the contests. Fees are used to offset the costs of the events.

Events in the DC area attracted more than 100 people with less than $200 in grass roots marketing costs each. We grew with each successive event and got lots of great feedback. With your support, future events will be an even greater success and will do much more to promote skateboarding and music. 

Motivational Messaging
The events provide opportunities to conduct outreach to at-risk youth and deliver messaging about the value of education, discipline and career goals. 

Full Day Events

The events scheduled for a full day allow:

Event Photos

Contact: Derran Eaddy

Solstik: The Force of Light

Solstik Creative Founder Derran Eaddy rode for Element Skateboards and was a New Mexico Commissioner on Higher on Education appointed by then Governor Bruce King. He worked in the education field for seven years and holds a master’s degree in Mass Communications.

As the Sun illuminates our world and sustains life, Solstik radiates the force of light through skateboarding, music, photography and other creative outlets.

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