Straight from event organiser Nic Powley himself - read and act accordingly...

This year the Vans UK National Skateboarding Championships is relocating to the Flo Skatepark in Nottingham.

On Friday night Volcom are bringing their Road Tested tour to the venue with live music from Tombstoned and guest support act Meansteed (featuring Death Skateboards rider Steak). Their European skate team will also be in attendance - Harry Lintell, Eniz Fazliov and Axel Cruysburghs.

Friday: 7pm - Midnight: Open practice/Bands/Skate Jam - See Volcom flyer below.

Saturday: 2pm - 8pm Qualifiers and some kind of stupid Writerstailblock comp if we have time

Sunday: Park opens 10am. Pro Semis 2pm, Girls jam 3.30pm Finals/Best Trick 4.30-6pm. Prize Giving.

It's £20 for the weekend to enter, you can skate from Friday lunchtime for anyone who wants the practice.This price includes entry to Rock City on Saturday night for the After Party and includes a free Jaeger shot.

TEN GRAND prize money as usual. Anyone who wants to enter please mail

To just come down, hang out, skate the bowl/mini etc is £10 all weekend, you'll be able to skate the street course when the comp isn't on too.