The K-Town Showdown is a series of four rail jams open to both skiers and snowboarders of all ages. Competitors will earn points throughout the series in hopes of walking away with the Grand Prize and bragging rights. So come show off your stuff, earn points and grab some sweet prizes. Plus, videographers can square off for each event to see who can put together the best two minute video.

Dates

Rail Jam #1: Dec. 19, 2009, Mouse Run Terrain Park

Rail Jam #2: Jan. 16, 2010, OL Rail Park

Rail Jam #3: Feb. 13, 2010, Pico, Triple Slope Rail Park

Rail Jam #4: April 3, 2010, OL Rail Park

Registration

Registration is open to skiers, riders and videographers (for a media pass). Pre-registration for the first event is available online now. The cost will be $10 for the Grom division and $20 for the Open division. For the Dec. 19 K-Town Showdown event only, competitors will be required to have a season pass/lift ticket in order to compete, $35 discounted lift tickets will be available for competitors to purchase. 

Go to http://www.killington.com to register!

Schedule

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Grom registration / check-in   

8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Open registration / check-in

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Grom practice

9:30 a.m. Grom athlete meeting at top of venue

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Grom rail jam

10:45 -11:15 a.m. Open practice

11:15 a.m. Open athlete meeting at top of venue

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Open rail jam

12:45 - 1:15 p.m. Awards

Divisions

Grom (16 & under) skiers

Grom (16 & under) snowboarders

Open skier men

Open skier women

Open snowboarder men

Open snowboarder women

Grom division is only open to athletes 16 & under. Athletes that qualify based on age for the Grom division may choose to compete in Open category. Groms are not eligible for Open category’s grand prize.

An athlete who has previously competed in the Grom division may choose to enter the Open division at any point during the series. However, the points the athlete has received in the Grom division will not carry over into the Open division. This also applies to an athlete that has previously competed in the Open division and would now like to switch to the Grom division.

Female athletes, 16 & under have the option of entering the Grom division and competing along with the men, or entering the Open women division.

Awards

Competitors in the Open Division will recieve:

1st place: prize and 5 points

2nd place: prize and 4 points

3rd place: prize and 3 points

Each Open division competitor will receive one point for participating.

Competitiors in the Grom Division will recieve:

1st place: prize and 5 points

2nd place: prize and 4 points

3rd place: prize and 3 points

 Each Grom division competitor will receive one point for participating, plus a goody bag from our sponsors.

Sponsors include: Basin Ski Shop, Darkside Snowboards, DC, Forum, Fuel TV, Nordica, Oakley, Orage, Skullcandy, White Flag!

Hope to see you here!!


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