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What is Rock the Rails?

  • Rock the Rails is a youth festival featuring competitions in the skate park, live DJ, a graffiti art camp, ukulele camps, food trucks, a Freestyle Market, and much more.

Is there a cost to attend this event?

  • The event is free for all to attend, but there are some nominal costs associated with various activities on site. Competition registration is also free.

When is the event taking place?

  • The event is being held on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Check in time for competitors is 10 a.m. and competition starts at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where is it taking place?

  • The event is being held at the Skateboard Park located at 50th Street and Corinthia Drive, across from No Frills in Leduc, Alberta.
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How many people are expected to attend?

  • The park can accommodate approximately 1500 people. The area and event is well equipped to handle this number of people – volunteers, Community Peace Officers, RCMP, Fire, EMS, etc.

Will the event affect residents?

  • The event operates between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Community Peace Officers will be at the event checking noise levels periodically throughout the event.

How do I get more information or sign up for the event?

  • Call The City of Leduc Community Development Department at 780-980-7167.
  • Fill out a registration form if you wish to participate in either the skateboard / BMX / Scooter / Trial competitions.

Who are our partners?

  • For a full list of event sponsors and partners, please check out our Sponsors page.

Will the event go on rain or shine?

  • The City of Leduc will be reviewing the weather forecast prior to the event and if it seems unfavourable, the event will altered; competitions will be canceled, however events and activities will move indoors to the Alex Arena.
  • If in doubt, check out Rock the Rails on Facebook and Twitter for up to the minute info! 

Is this a safe event for my child to attend?

  • This is a youth-friendly event that will be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers, City staff, Enforcement Services and others will be on site during the entire event.

Will there be washrooms on site?

  • There will be outhouses on site.

How will garbage from the event be dealt with?

  • There will be a set up and tear down crew that will be responsible for ensuring the park is left in good condition after the event.

What activities will be at the event?

  • Skateboard Competition
  • BMX competition
  • Scooter Competition
  • Free Style Market
  • Graffiti Art Camp
  • Live DJ
  • Ukulele camp
  • Crazy Hair colour booth
  • and so much more...

What is the purpose of the event?

  • Safe activity for youth to get them more involved in the community
  • Celebrate our great local youth talent
  • Benefits of recreation / leisure
  • Encourage arts and culture 

Where can I get more information?