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News Update: October 21, 2005

Texas Skate Jam IX for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

When is it?
Saturday, November 5, 2005

What is it?
It's a Skate Jam, but with more of a purpose! We raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation ( All money raised goes to MAW - over $185,000 in the last eight years!

Who goes to this?
Over 100 invited pros and ams (YOU'RE INVITED!) skate for 700+ spectators. Tickets are $30 each and are available at many locations - check for more info.

Anyone that wants to see something 'amazing' we mean skateboarding giving back. And not just everyday people giving money out, but SKATEBOARDING giving money to an organization that offers real hope and happiness to children with life threatening illnesses.

Who sponsors the Jam?
Adio, South Shore Distributing, Zoo York, 411VM, Transworld, Skatepark of Tampa, and most of all, Southside Skatepark, where it all goes down.

Companies: Please send product to be part of the Biggest Product Toss Ever!

South Shore Distributing
Attn: Make-A-Wish
5005 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77023

What's going on that weekend in Houston?
Friday: Free skate for skaters on the list. Please contact Damian to get on the list

Friday night: Bar to hang out at T.B.A.

Skating and autographs going on all day
Every spectator gets a Swag Bag that includes an event shirt, stickers, and other stuff
10am - Doors open
1pm - Bowl Jam
3pm - Street Jam - obstacle T.B.A.
5pm - Street Jam - obstacle T.B.A.
6pm - Biggest Product Toss Ever immediately following
6:30pm - Awards

Saturday night: 8pm - Adio After-Party (location T.B.A.)

How do I get there and where do I stay?
Click here for directions and hotel info.

Flights from LA to Houston are under $200 right now! Flights from SF to Houston are about $250
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