Category: Contest

Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne presents The X-Games Experience

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Yes Indeed folks you heard it correctly, we are sending 1 BMX Rider & 1 Skateboarder to this years X-Games in 2018 with some help from Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne!  Want more information on how you can enter to win?  Click Here to see all the criteria to enter!  

“Boarder Wars” Skate Contest to visit the Fort Wayne Indoor

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We happy to announce that we have been selected as the ONLY park in Indiana to be part of the Boarder Wars Skateboard Contest Series.  The Series will operate 8 stops over 7 states with The Fort Wayne Indoor just one month away from the Finals on June 23rd in Chicago at Grant Park.   We have summary of the the event below, but you may want to visit the website to get a full list of all the stops along with much more information.   The series is Sponsored by Finatik Apparel

5 Years in the Making, The Battle for Midwest BMX Begins Saturday at the Indoor!

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FWI Stop 1

Yes indeed folks, it’s back to that time of the year when you can smell the gun smoke in the air.  Time to put on those big boy pants and get to The Battle for Midwest BMX for all the fame and glory! (Actually a trophy and a bunch of great memories)  The Battle Series started five years ago, the idea and concept was to provide something fun for us BMX minded people to do over the winter months.  We support local skateparks around the midwest area and we provide a positive and overall great environment for the entire family to come out and enjoy.  The battle series is designed 100% around having fun and enjoying the sport that brings all of us so much joy.

Sponsors: Summit CIty Bicycles & Fitness / Wonder Wheels BMX

The year 2018 will bring us even more fun and good times as we push each other to the next level by competing against one another in the 5th annual Battle for Midwest BMX!  I am stoked beyond belief that you all made this possible for the past 4 years and am ready to continue this contest well into the future.  I thank each and every one of you who comes out to spend a day with some rowdy ol BMX’ers!

Happy New Year and I cannot wait to see everyone in Fort Wayne, Indiana this Saturday as we kick off 2018 in true BMX style!

Overall Winners from Beginner, Intermediate, & Expert win a free week of camp at Ohio Dreams!

Here the Video from last year via Ryan Mayo’s Backyard BMX Co!

The Full Schedule for The Battle for Midwest BMX!

The Battle for Midwest BMX (1)

3rd Annual “Cooley Classic” Skateboard Contest Set for Saturday 12.23.17

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Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Classes
$10 Entry FeeDoors Open at 6pm – Contest at 8pmCooley is back for Christmas this year! Come on out and rip the Indoor with you buds this Saturday Night as throw our last contest of 2017!

The fine folks out in California have offered up a “Cooley Calls It” as Cooley himself will help determine the winners of each class. Winners will receive a “Grab Bag” with all kinds of custom goodies from all 4 of our sponsors! We are stoked because this has never been done before!

Come Skate the Indoor this Saturday Night

The Battle for Midwest BMX | Results

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Beginner Class

Beginner Class Podium
1. DJ Martin (M) Age 8 | North Liberty, IN
2. Emilio Kidd (R) Age 12 | Churbusco, IN
3. Trevor Braden (L) Age 16 | Avilla, IN


The Battle for Midwest BMX Contest kicked off the new year at the Indoor with a huge bang!  With nearly 40 competitors competing in various skill levels from Beginner all the way up the ladder to Old Fools.  This contest series is held yearly at the Indoor and is part of an overall points series that makes its way around the midwest.  This year the building was rocking with local music by DJ Dap One, Summit City Bicycles and Fitness was also on hand help out with bike repairs and sponsored the event.  The action was packed and heavy through-out all the classes.  The open class was one of the most exciting competitions ever held at the Indoor (Video above).

Check out a few photos and videos from the park below,. Special Thanks to Teddy Pieper of Tedisgraphic 

Full Coverage from the event can be found at 

1. David Ousterhouse (M) 2. Ryan Mayo (R) 3. Joey Glover (L)

1. Tyler Hill (R) 2. Brandon Collette (M) 3. Sonti Charles (R)

Old Fools
1. Bill Nitschke (M) 2. Jake Hattaway (L) 3. Rich Hoppe (R

Open Class
1. Chase Pauza (M) 2. Nick Fix (L) 3. Scotty Kline (R)

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Today is the day!  The doors open today at Noon and the Contest begins directly at 2pm.  We are set to run 4 classes of pure BMX entertainment.

Classes: Beginner | Intermediate | Expert | Open | Old Fools

This is a FREE Event to spectate, donations are encouraged.  Come on out and support you local Indoor Skatepark and cheer on the rad ones! Skateboarding tonight after the BMX contest 6-10pm.

Trophies Provided by Summit City Bicycles


Skatesgiving Contest Results!

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Intermediate Class 1st - Aiden Jordan (M) 2nd - Logan Atkinson (R) 3rd - Jaise Jordan (L)

Intermediate Class
1st – Aiden Jordan (M)
2nd – Logan Atkinson (R)
3rd – Jaise Jordan (L)

The past holiday weekend at the park was filled a bunch of rad folks who came out on Saturday to support the young and old bucks as we presented our 1st Skateboard contest of this 2017 season, “Skatesgiving” sponsored by national brands, Creature Skateboards & Independent Trucks!

The day began at 2pm with the beginner class taking the course directly at 3:30pm event emcee was Matt Hanes who kept everyone entertained through-out the day.  We hosted 3 classes and everyone who entered skated extremely well.  The vibe was amazing all day long, inside we were cranking out tunes by Metallica, Pantera, and even some Black Sabbath during the contest!

25 folks entered in total and Frank Gray from the Journal Gazette showed up to report the action in Sundays newspaper, Logan Atkinson made the front page of the Metro section. Thanks for the support Frank and the Journal!  Click here to view the write up!


Beginner Class:: 1st – Isaac Angel (R) 2nd – Tim O’Keef (L) 3rd – Max Russell (M)

Advanced Cllass: 1st - David Rickey (L) 2nd - Jackson Coats (R) 3rd - Mike Di (M)

Advanced Cllass:
1st – David Rickey (L)
2nd – Jackson Coats (R)
3rd – Mike Di (M)

Thanks to everyone who continues to support our vision and our mission to provide a safe and legal place for folks to practice and compete in the action sport of their choice!


Happy Skatesgiving from the Indoor!

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Happy Holidays from the Fort Wayne Indoor! We have an action packed Thanksgiving weekend planned complete with a #SKATE CONTEST on Saturday from 2-6pm




Pay to get into the contest this Saturday and get free admission to the Saturday Evening Session from 6-10pm!

Open Sunday also for a mixed session 12-4pm


Black Friday Hours / Skakesgiving Contest Set for Thanksgiving Weekend!

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The Fort Wayne Indoor is proud to host our 1st SKATE Contest of the winter season.  Prizes from Creature Skateboards and Independent Truck Co along with the most amount of fun you can have on 4 wheels.

Come out and SKATE the Brand New Set-up at the Indoor! We will be giving out prizes by Independent Trucks & Creature Skateboards. Contest Format TBA!

Open Skate session after the contest included with your entry to the contest!
Admission is free to spectators
$15 per contest entrant – Must have waiver signed and $10 year fee paid.


Letter from Matt Hanes – Beneficiary from our March Skate Contest / Fundraiser

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Matt Hanes

Matt Hanes

This past month Dan Butler organized a benefit to help out Matt Hanes a Fort Wayne Skateboarder for over 30 years. as well as an overall good friend and contributor to the scenes in and around our local region.

Matt recently discovered that he has a stage 4 Kidney disease and also even more recently had hip replacement surgery (One of Two)

Matt has been off work for nearly 8 months and we are proud to have helped him out by raising enough $$’s to cover a full months mortgage on his house.

Here is a letter Matt sent over, true passion and nothing but love from this amazing human!

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