Maloof Money Cup
The Annual Maloof Money Cup is held in Queens every summer inside Flushing Meadows Corona Park. There is a free portion of the events as well as competition skating.
10am-6pm Tickets $20-$30 More info here
Gear and Lessons
Belief- Astoria based skate shop Belief has a good selection of skating fashions and gear. They also offer lessons at the local Astoria skate park. Check out their site here.
Where to Skateboard in Queens
There are four skate parks in Queens: Astoria Park, Rockaway, Flushing Meadows and Forest Park each with a totally different set of features ranging from stairs with rails, banks, skate obstacles, ledges, and concrete pavements to Grindrails, quarter pipes, launch ramps, wall rides, and halfpipes.
There are some rules when skating in NYC parks and you can check out more info here.