HEAVENLY HOSTS JACKPOT RAIL JAM SERIESThe JackPot Rail Jam Series will Include Four OpenJams and One Invitational Final EventHeavenly Mountain Resort, Calif./Nev. â Feb. 19, 2008 - The JackPot Rail Jam will be held under the lights on World Cup and will feature the Smith limo as the feature. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Race Department Office at the California Lodge. The event is limited to the first 50 participants to sign up, so morning registration is suggested. The entry fee is $5 and the event is open to any skier or rider with the guts to attack the Smith limo, helmets are required to participate. There is $700 purse, with cash being awarded to the best participants in each category: menâs skiing, menâs snowboarding, womenâs skiing, womenâs snowboarding and best overall trick.âWe are very excited about this seasonâs JackPot Rail Jam Series,â said Heavenly Terrain Park Manager Michael Thomas. âPartnering with Smith to host the limo for this event is very exciting and participants will be amped when they see it!âHeavenly Mountain Resort will host this seasonâs first JackPot Rail Jam event on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. on World Cup at the California Base. This event will guarantee the top ten star participants a spot in the JackPot Rail Jam Series Finals to be held on April 12, 2008.âThe judges will be scoring on overall impression,â said Thomas. âThey will be looking for creativity of tricks, style and use of the feature, consistency and solid landings.âPractice will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the event kicking off at 5:00 p.m. with 50 competitors, which will be reduced to 25 competitors within the first half hour. From 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. the these 25 competitors will be competing for the top ten spots that will be invited to the JackPot Rail Jam finals on April 12. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the top ten will compete for prize money and the winners in each category will be announced and awarded prize money.The event will be hosted by the Heavenly Terrain Park Crew. DJ Kronic will provide onmountain tunes for the evening. Judging the event will be Trevor Snowden, High Roller Team member, and J.P. Lagos, owner of TheSnowLife.com.About Heavenlyâs Terrain ParksHeavenly Mountain Resort will offer skiers and riders three terrain parks, one boardercross and one super pipe this season. Heavenlyâs parks are designed to help riders progress from beginner to expert, with features designed for each level. High Roller is located off the Canyon chairlift on the California side and is for advanced riders. It is also the home for the South Shore Soldiers camp each spring. The High Roller Super Pipe will be located on Lower High Roller Trail, just below the terrain park, and will be Lake Tahoeâs largest pipe, cut with Heavenlyâs 22-foot Zaugg pipe cutter. Powderbowl Terrain Park is located on Upper Powderbowl run off of Ridge Run and is for intermediate riders. This park is a perfect transition for improving skills to prepare for the High Roller advanced park. The Cascade Boardercross will be located off the Tamarack chairlift on the California/Nevada border. It features burms, whoops, step-ups and table tops for the experienced rider. Groove is Heavenlyâs beginner park, located between Groove and Patsyâs chairlifts on the California side. For more information on Heavenlyâs terrain parks, and to watch recent videos, please visithttp://www.skiheavenly.com/freeride/parks_pipes/.

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