West 49’s Take the Cake contest is back, bringing top skaters to Canada’s Wonderland for a chance to win $50,000. Check the press release below for more information.

“West 49 is super stoked to be putting this event on again. We’re hyped  to partner with Street League and bring the world’s best skaters to Canadians whom otherwise only get to see these guys on TV.  No one else in Canada is as dedicated  and committed as West 49 to bringing the best in skateboarding  to our fine country.” 


                                                                                        — Cindy Mielke, Marketing Director West 49 Inc.


 February 15, 2012

West 49 “TAKE THE CAKE II” – Canada’s largest skateboard event is back bigger and better in 2012 with Kellogg’s Cinnamon Pops


eventSing promotions inc. and West 49 are excited to announce Take The Cake presented by Cinnamon Pops* which will take place at Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario on August 30-31, 2012.
In order to reach more fans of skateboarding while still capturing a unique “forum” for this amazing contest – Kingswood Music Theatre at Canada’s Wonderland, the country’s premier amusement park, and home to world class thrills, fun and family entertainment was selected as this year’s

On Friday, August 31st, 2012, West 49 Take The Cake will feature the world’s most influential and recognizable pro skaters throwing down their best tricks for a $50,000.00 CASH prize. The 2010 event included the highest caliber skaters including Paul Rodriguez “P-Rod” (Plan B), Chaz Ortiz (Zoo York), Torey Pudwill (DVS) and Sierra Fellers (C1RCA), all who were excited to participate in such a well-produced high profile event.
This year’s list of competitors will be no different – Take The Cake is recognized by Street League SkateboardingTM allowing the top pros to participate in this event which is a major acknowledgement for this contest.

The excitement begins on Thursday, August 30th with an amateur qualifying contest on that will give one skater the pass to ride with the world’s best in Friday’s final feature. The event space will be filled with action sports retailers and manufacturers featuring interactive games, a public skate park and lots to see and do. Kingswood Music Theatre is the perfect venue to host this event and is large enough to host up to 17,000 fans through the two-day event.