Category Archives: Contests & Giveaways

All contests & giveaways for Active Ride Shop!


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Nixon Blaster Available @ Active!

Nixon & Active Pro Team Rider, Brian “Slash” Hansen tests out the new Blaster speakers at the Active Park with help from Keeper & Mother the dogs!

Get yours HERE!


***Enter our Instagram contest for your chance to win the Blaster featured in this video signed by Slash himself + a box on us!:

1.) Post a photo of your favorite band, album, or music inspiration for a chance to win a Nixon Blaster and an Active box.
2.) Hastag #SlashBlaster
3.) Follow and tag: @activerideshop @nixon_now @volcanicsunrise

Lucky Winner chosen on Friday the 13th***

#ARTKEEPER Contest w/ Altamont x Active

Altamont x Active are giving you a chance to display a piece of your original artwork in Active Irvine Spectrum this fall. With Altamont bringing in a new build out to the shop we want to include you in being a part of making this space interactive. Active Pro, Brian “Slash” Hansen will be choosing his favorite piece of art submitted via instagram to be displayed in the center of the Altamont display. On top of showing your art at Active’s Flagship location in Southern California, the winner will get a box of goods from Altamont x Active.

Here are the guidelines!
• Post your art on Instagram. Follow and tag @ActiveRideShop  @Altamont  @Volcanicsunrise
• Hashtag #ARTKEEPER on your post.
• Submitted art MUST be an original by YOU.
• Art dimensions must stay within 30”x30”
• Any medium works, that means Paint, Photo, Collage, Sculpture (etc)

Winner will be chosen at Noon – Sept 9th!

Once Slash has chosen his favorite piece we will reach out to the winner and set up shipping your piece to us.

Good Luck!



Active Week @ Element Skate Camp!

Sign up for Skate Camp during Active Week w/ Chad Tim Tim! (July 14th-19th)

Register NOW to reserve a spot on


Also, get in on this insta-contest!


Win A free week at Skate Camp for you and a buddy!

All you gotta do is:
1.) Take a picture of the sign, or grab a photo of Element YMCA Skate Camp on the web.

2.) Post it on instagram and for a better chance to win, add a message or get creative, maybe even make it a message to Active/Element Pro Chad Tim Tim (@7im7im)

3.) Include #LetsGoToSkateCamp and tag @activerideshop @elementusa!

***Must be 8-17 years old to attend camp! Anyone can enter!

Wishful Thinking Holiday Contest

Anyone looking to win $250 worth of their Active Wishlist? Click the image below and follow the simple instruction to enter our Wishful Thinking Holiday Contest:
Watch the video.
Click the image below.
Follow the simple instructions


Winners will be selected between 11/9/12  & 12/21/2012. GOODLUCK!

November 29th Winner: Adam Hamra!
December 6th Winner: Corbyn Farrell!
December 13th Winner: Tyler Reiff!
December 17th Winner: Alfredo Garcia!
December 20th Winner: Jasper Li!

Pretty Sweet Enter to Win


Check out the Pretty Sweet Teaser and try to top it. Girl & Chocolate will be giving out a Pretty Sweet prize package to the winner.

Here’s how to enter:

1. Shoot and Edit footage of yourself doing a Pretty Sweet skit.

2. Submit to Active Ride Shop by November 12, 2012.

3. Check for updates and feedback from other viewers.

4. Girl will pick their favorite one and announce the winner by November 16, 2012

Follow the simple instructions below on how to post your video on our site:


* Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of the 50 United States. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. If the winner is under the age of 18, the winner’s parent or legal guardian must give consent.

Shop Pretty Sweet here:


Shop Girl Skateboards here:


Shop Chocolate Skateboards here:


Girl, Chocolate, & Active would like to congratulate Cody Hyman on his Pretty Sweet skit! Cody, you are now the proud owner of the Pretty Sweet video and prize package.

Dave Anderson: Andrew Reynolds’ Fakie Flip Contest WINNER

Remember Dave? He won the Watch & Learn w/ Andrew Reynolds contest last September and we finally got the chance to fly him out from his native homeland, Florida. We picked him & homegirl up at the airport today to show them the California life.

Continue reading Dave Anderson: Andrew Reynolds’ Fakie Flip Contest WINNER

Slash Picking the #KeeperContest Winner…

On 4/20, we met up with Active Pro, Brian “Slash” Hansen at Garvanza Park to help him pick a winner for the Keeper Contest we had going on our Instagram along with Birthday Boy Figgy, The Boss, & Jeremy Adams from The Skateboard Mag.

Continue reading Slash Picking the #KeeperContest Winner…

#KeeperContest Entries & Winner!


9:00 AM – Slash has picked out his top #KeeperContest Entries and he will be announcing the winner later today on Instagram @wishdeath! We had over 1,000 entries for the contest.. Thanks to Fallen Footwear for supplying a years supply of shoes for the winner & thanks to everyone that participated…

4:20 PM Update – from Slash aka @wishdeath “@oops_stoops sick fucking photo you are the winner, thanks for everyone who posted I liked every photo it was really hard to choose, keeper appreciated every photo”


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Follow Slash @wishdeath
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Matix x Krooked Shmoo Facebook Drawing Contest!

Hey! Shmoo you! It’s time to get that doodling you’ve been doing in class to good use! Here’s your chance to win a signed Mike Anderson Krooked deck as well as some of his signature clothing from Matix! Heck, we’ll even throw in a set of his own Spitfire Wheels for you!

Continue reading Matix x Krooked Shmoo Facebook Drawing Contest!