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12:30 PM - 11:59 PM Babybacked Mountain Ridge Begiaka Village, Obudu
Date: November 24, 2020 to November 24, 2020
Where: Babybacked Mountain Ridge Begiaka Village, Obudu, 1 Lion Square Begiaka, Cross River, New York, United States
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Other
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ROCK! ROLL & RIDE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT! THE FIRST EVER ANNUAL ROLLER BLADE DERBY Come! Rock, Roll,Ride and Skate with us on this one of a kind Roller Blade Derby. The first of its kind in the nation! Ride to protect the last remainnig habitat for Nigeria's Gorillas, A rare Sub-Species with less than 300 left in the wild! The Baby backed Mountain range that span from the majestic Obanlikwu Mountains through Begiaka to Boki and neighboring Cameroon is home to numerous species vital to science but not yet discovered. It's also the only such tropical forest remaining in Africa that contributes significantly to the reduction of worldwide Green House gases and should be protected at all costs. GOALS 1. To raise awareness of this most beautiful sublime part of the world, hithererto unseen by launching mountain climbing Tours and expeditions 2. The Roller Derby will help raise funding to prevent yearly local forest fires, 2. Launch various sustainable Agricultural innitiatives for the locals whose livelihood depend on the cuting down of these trees for timber and Cocoa cultivation, an economic cash crop 3. Help protect thousands of endangered species which still call this magnificent Range Home 4. Save the Forests for our children. We borrow the earth from them. It is not ours to destroy! ROUTE START: GIANTS STADIUM, UKORSHIE-THROUGH BEGIAKA-THROUGH KUTIA-THROUGH BETUKWEL-THROUGH OHONG-THROUGH BEDIA-END AT LIONS FIELD BEGIAKA. APPROXIMATE DURATION TWO AND HALF HOURS. PRIZES 1st Prize N50,000 2nd Prize N30,000 3rd Prize N15,000 RULES AND REGULATIONS: A. No age rstrictions: Must own a pair of certified B. Rollerblades or Skates or Skate board, Motorized and non motorized C. Must Have protective gear, Knee and Elbow patches. Helmet Roller Blade Registration - $6.00