The annual Dew Tour, presented by TEN: The Enthusiast Network and Mountain Dew, announced today that it will return to Long Beach, Calif. for its fourth consecutive year, June 13-16, 2019. The FREE four-day event is a celebration of skateboarding competition, culture and creators and will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center and Rainbow Park Lagoon.
More than 80 of the world’s top pro male and female skateboarders will compete in team and pro and amateur individual competitions in Team Challenge and individual Park and Street events. Dew Tour also includes the Dew Tour Experience, a vibrant interactive sponsor village; and, Dew Tour on the Green, the festival with outdoor music, local food and drink vendors and lifestyle activations including a public skate park. Various activations incorporating the Long Beach community will also be featured throughout the weekend through local nonprofit partners.
Dew Tour will be televised nationally on NBC and live-streamed on dewtour.com, Facebook Live, Youtube and other major platforms.
“We are so happy to return to Long Beach, a community that is known worldwide for its fantastic skateboard culture,” said Adam Cozens, Dew Tour Vice President and General Manager. “The past three years have been a solid collaboration with local businesses and the greater skateboarding community who have welcomed us to their city. Each year, our fans come out in volume and embrace not only the competitions and athletes, but also the art and culture that is so important to skateboarding. The athletes and our staff love Long Beach and we look forward to returning in June.”
Skateboarding will be an Olympic sport starting at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, and will include men’s and women’s skateboard street and park competitions.