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basically there are 5 categories you can get points in.
Line, Control, Aggressiveness, Fluidity, Technique. All out of 10
Line- Basically the difficulty of the line you choose to ski. More/bigger features, dangerous exposure, and technical features give you more points. This is the most important category because you can only score 2 points higher in the other categories than the line score (so for example someone could ski a really easy line with great control, agressiveness, fluidity and technique, their score woul dbe something like 1 3 3 3 3, whereas someone could ski a crazy line with good contol, agressiveness and mediocre fluidity and their score would be 8 9 9 6 9)
Control- Staying over your skis, no backseat flailing, keeping the skis on edge and turning instead of just straighlining, control in air with stomped landings. (points are docked for falls from this category)
Aggressiveness- "attacking" the mountain, skiing fast, not hesitating on features.
Fluidity- skiing down the fall line, only going out of fallline to get to another feature.
Technique- There's no preferred technique as long as you're a solid skier, generally close to the same as the control category.
As for the thread poster, the Candadian Open registration hasnt opened yet, the stuff on the website is from last year.
heres a list of the IFSA freeski comps, but there are also ones in Kimberly(shitty) Fernie(ok) and Lake Louise (pretty sick)
IFSA NORTH AMERICAN JUNIOR FREESKIING EVENTS
Junior Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships, Red Mt, BC
Cowboy Up Freeskiing Challenge - Stevens Pass, WA
Jan 30-Feb 1, 2009
Junior Extreme Skiing Championships, Crested Butte, CO
Feb 17-22, 2009
Snowbird Junior Freeskiing Open, Snowbird, UT
Mar 9-10, 2009
Targhee Tee-Off Junior Freeride Comp, Grand Targhee, WY
Mar 21-22, 2009
Silver King Junior Freeskiing Championships - IFSA NA Junior Finals, Crystal Mt, WA
April 1-5, 2009
dont be afraid to ask if you have more questions!