Shredageddon; Tommy McGuigan Skate Jam, July 28th

The BCSA is hosting “Shredageddon” a memorial skate jam at the Corvallis Skatepark on Saturday July 28th in honor of Tommy McGuigan.  The event includes live music from Love Songs from the Hated, hot dogs and drinks and Skate Challenges.

Note: Neutral is not playing (revised flyer will be posted soon)

The Skate Challenge includes: a timed speed track challenge, longest grind in the bowl, high ollie/hippie jump, best trick (Cash Prize!) and best trick  in the bowl (Cash Prize!).  All skaters under 16 must wear a helmet.  All riders must sign a waiver.  Parental authorization required for all risers under 18.

Sponsored by: The Uprise skate shop in Corvallis.

5th Annual BCSA Art and Music Benefit, June 2nd!

The Benton County Skateboarding Alliance is hosting our 5th Annual Art and Music Benefit to raise money to expand the Corvallis Skatepark at the Corvallis Elks Lodge (1400 NW 9th St, Corvallis, OR 97330) on Saturday June 2nd! All ages, doors open at 6pm, 5$ at the door, music starts at 7:00 pm. the band line up includes: Metallov 7-7:30. Sh!twolf 7:45-8:30. Arcweld 8:45-9:45 and Bonneville Power 10-11:00pm. Come support local skateboarders, artists and musicians. Food and soft drinks will be provided. Bring your ID to purchase beer or hard drinks. No outside beverages are allowed in the Elks Lodge so do not BYOB!

After Party! 12 AM, 21 and over, at Jack O’Koles (140 NW 3rd St, Corvallis, Oregon 97330), 3$ at the door. Features music by Sumbitch and Blood Cobra!

Last call to get your art in the show! Email us at to arrange art drop off.

Thanks for your support!

Communication Skatedown Finals

Here’s some highlights from last Saturdays Communication Skatedown. Thanks to Jackson St. Youth Shelter, The Corvallis Graffiti Collective and everyone else who helped make this happen. This event was sponsored locally by The Uprise and Peak Sports. Special thanks to Pro-Tec and Rabid Skateboards.

Under the Overpass; Communication Skatedown!

Celebrate Jackson Street Youth Shelter’s 10th Year Anniversary!

3:30 pm Communication Skatedown Competition – Tommy McGuigan 2nd Annual Memorial Competition – Cash Prizes! $3 Entry fee.  All skaters under 16 must wear a helmet.  All skaters must sign a waiver and parental authorization if under 18.  Brought to you by the Benton County Skateboarding Alliance!

4:30 pm Graffiti Art Competition – Cash Prizes!  $3 Entry Fee.  Live Art –  there will be a temporary  wall and paint (free of charge) for all to participate. Brought to you by the Corvallis Graffiti Collective!

5:30 pm Community Awards and Appreciation: Announcement of winners for skateboard and graffiti competitions. Thanks to founders who started the grassroots efforts 10-years ago to create a local youth shelter for teens in crisis. Thanks to long-time supporters. And thanks to the youth who have achieved so much for themselves. Brought to you by the Jackson Street Youth Shelter!

6:30 pm Rock Music – Stairway Denied Corvallis’ own Led Zeppelin Tribute Band reunites for a good cause!

Cupcakes – Juice Bar and more.  This is a FREE ALL AGES  EVENT!

Donations to Jackson Street Youth Shelter Inc., Corvallis Graffiti Collective and the Benton County Skateboarding Alliance Inc. are welcome.

4th Annual Art and Music Benefit!

The BCSA is proud to announce our 4th annual Art & Music Benefit!  The benefit will be from 6:00 PM to Midnight on Saturday March 26th at the Corvallis Elks Lodge (1400 NW 9th St. Corvallis).  The benefit will include a silent art auction, food, drinks, cash bar, Pro-Tec Helmet Give-a-Away and much more. Admission $5.00 at the door.

Live Music by:  love songs from the hated, WUPS, James Hunnicutt, Neon Nights and Neutralboy!

Special thanks to the Corvallis Elks Lodge for hosting the show and to Vans/Pro-Tec for donating helmets and other merchandise.  Thanks to Anthony for this and the Call for Art fliers and local business sponsor King Machine Products, Inc for sponsoring this years event.  Please contact us at if you are interested volunteering for the benefit.  Thank you for your support.