Kids and adults can show off their skateboard skills to score a free gift card through Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation.
On Friday, Jan. 3 contests are being held at two locations for interested skateboarders:
* Noon at Brandon Skate Park, 5720 Providence Rd., Riverview
* 5 p.m. Apollo Beach Park, 664 Golf & Sea Blvd., Apollo Beach
It is free to enter and adults and minors will compete in separate categories before judges.
Participants must have a have a current notarized waiver on file at the skate office. For more information, call Jack Reeder at (813)671-7635 or visit http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1250