Get ready for one of the biggest skateboarding competition Indonesia has ever seen – Billabong City Squared Indo!!
The event, presented by Sony Ericsson, is an elite one with a Rp. 60.000.000 prize pool for 32 highly skilled skaters will be keenly sought after. It is going to happen on 23rd of October 2011 in one of the largest and busiest shopping district of Jakarta.
“I have never seen a skate event with this huge amount of prize money ever being held in Indonesia. This is big!” Exclaimed Tony Sruntul, Billabong’s South East Asia Skate team Manager. “With this much prize and experience to gain, I’m sure skaters all over Indonesia will gear up and step up their game.”
Billabong City Squared Indo also boasts an over 15m x 5m obstacle course custom built just for this event.
The qualification for the event will be held on 9th of October during FORNAS (Festival Olahraga Rekreasi Nasional) in Gelora Bung Karno and only the best skaters can compete on those sick rail, ledge and stair steps.
The champ of Billabong City Squared Indo will walk away with bragging rights, Rp. 30.000.000, a Nixon watch, Sony Ericsson-Billabong phone and a Sector 9 board. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th places will receive Rp. 15.000.000, Rp. 10.000.000 and Rp. 5.000.000 respectively.
The event will also be packed by cool activities such as a coaching clinic hosted by our own Tony Sruntul, poster signing, tons of giveaways and not to mention a performance by premier guitar band just back from England, a little group of three uber cool guys called Gugun Blues Shelter.
Mark your calendar guys. Billabong City Squared Indo. 23rd October, La Piazza.