Local skate park to hold competition Saturday during Iron Horse Festival

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Local residents, as well as some visiting from out of state, took to the concrete at Poplar Bluff’s local skate park to practice their sport and enjoy a sunny Sunday afternoon with friends. The skate park will soon be filled with eager skateboarders looking to participate in a competition being held by Dirty Skateboards. According to event flyers, at noon Saturday, skaters will gather to compete. The cost to enter the park jam is $5 and it will begin at 1:30. This is a more adult-oriented event, according to organizers. Prizes and cash will be awarded. For more information on this and future events check them out on Facebook at www.dirtyskateboards.bigcartel.com/ or visit the skate park located at 332 S Moran St. in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The event coincides with the Iron Horse Festival, which will be held downtown Saturday with food trucks and vendors.