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Steps Of Success to stage skateboard competition

April 25, 2001|By MARIO RENTERÍA, Staff Writer

CALIPATRIA — The opportunity for local skateboarders to showcase their talents is here.

The Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program Steps Of Success program in this city will be staging a "Wheels United" park event from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the city's Caldwell Park.

The event will include skateboarding competition for three age groups: ages 5-8, 9-13 and 14 and up.

The event will include other competitions such as sack races and three-legged races.

A volleyball court will be set up for anyone who wants to play.

"We want to show that they (S.O.S. participants) can give back to the community," said Sylvia Castañeda, coordinator for the SOS program in Calipatria.

The skateboarding competition will start at 3 p.m. Individuals wanting to compete must register between 1 and 3 p.m. Registration is free.

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Staff Writer Mario Rentería can be reached at 337-3435.

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