Daytona Bike Week Skateboard "Art on Deck" Contest and Charity Auction

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Daytona Bike Week Skateboard "Art on Deck" Contest and Charity Auction

UPDATE: Submission window has closed. We will be making final decisions by Nov 30th.


Daytona Bike Week Skateboard "Art on Deck" Contest, presented by Gnarly Magazine!

Skateboard artist will offer their talents and create a work of art on a blank skateboard deck provided by Flying Piston Benefit that will be auctioned off at the Flying Piston Benefit Auction & Builder Breakfast on Monday, March 6th, 2023. The skateboards will also compete in an art contest hosted at with the winner receiving a $200 cash prize.


1. We are looking for 20 skateboard artists
2. The 20 artists selected will be mailed a skateboard to paint
3. The skateboard art will be mailed back to Flying Piston Benefit in time for the auction
4. A photo of the skateboard art will be emailed to for the art contest.
5. Independent submissions also welcomed

WHAT TO DO: Email us if you're interested in offering your skateboard art talents for the benefit.

WHAT YOU GET: If you are a chosen artist, you will be mailed a skateboard blank to create a work of art that will be sent back to Flying Piston Benefit for the charity auction in Daytona, Florida. The 20 artists chosen will be from the USA due to hefty international shipping charges, but international artists may still participate (details below).

DEADLINE: If you’d like to be considered, please email Johnny at by Tuesday, November 29th. We will make the official announcement of the participating artists on Wednesday, November 30th.


1.) If you are one of the 20 chosen artists, you’ll be mailed a blank skateboard to create your skateboard art and you will then mail it back to Flying Piston Benefit by February 27th, 2023.

IF YOU'RE NOT A CHOSEN ARTIST: If you are not one of the 20 artists chosen, you can still participate in the charity auction. You may donate a painted skateboard deck and mail it to the Flying Piston Benefit in time for the auction. Email Johnny for the mailing address.

SKATEBOARD ART CONTEST: The skateboard art contest will be held the day after the auction on Tuesday, March 7th at 9AM EST at The winner will receive a $200 cash prize. In order for you to be eligible to win the cash prize, your skateboard art MUST be mailed back to Flying Piston Benefit in time for the auction. Photo of your skateboard art must be emailed to by February 27th, 2023.

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS: If you live outside of the USA and still want to donate your skateboard art for a great charity, please Email Johnny for shipping details.


About The Flying Piston Benefit: The Flying Piston Benefit events are produced by Marilyn Stemp of Iron Trader News and Jeff Najar of Horsepower Marketing to assist in raising awareness and funds for non-profits and individuals in the biker community. New ridership and veteran’s concerns are the focus.

In addition to Motorcycle Missions, Flying Piston Breakfast proceeds support, a foundation that makes bike riding a part of the kindergarten curriculum in schools, with the goal to cover the nation.

The Builders Breakfast began organically, as many efforts. But the event has evolved, bringing a firm goal into focus: to bring more riders into motorcycling.