Registration begins for the 1st edition of the Orage European Open 2006. Monday February 20th kicks off the registration period for the 2006 Orage European Open Laax. You have until Wednesday, March 8th to register. You can enter in Slopestyle, Superpipe or both. Registration is possible ONLINE ONLY using this Registration Form on: http://www387.ws7.inname.net or in the events section of http://www.laax.com. All athletes registering must be 14yrs or older at time of competition (must be born before March 22nd, 1992). This event is open to pros and amateurs alike, men and women. The Orage European Freeski Open in Laax has 80 open spots available on the start list for Men in Superpipe and Slopestyle, plus 20 open spots for Women in Superpipe and Slopestyle. If more athletes register in a discipline than start places are available, a random computerized draw will determine the athletes who will get a spot. Qualification runs are open to all skiers. In the end the best riders will compete for a grand prize of $50,000 USD. The start list will be finalized and published Thursday March 9th, 2006. Schedule: Tuesday, 21.3.06 : Training Slopestyle Party at Riders Palace Wednesday, 22.3.06: Slopestyle Qualifications Training Superpipe Party at Riders Palace Thursday, 23.3.06: Superpipe Qualifications Training Slopestyle Party at Riders Palace Friday, 24.3.06 : Semi finals Slopestyle Finals Slopestyle DJ Party at Riders Palace Saturday 25.3.06: Semi finals Superpipe Finals Superpipe Award ceremony Live-Concert and Party at Riders Palace Sunday 26.3.06 Extra day in case of postponement The 1st edition of the ORAGE EUROEPAN OPEN, March 22 – 26, 2006, Laax, Switzerland. http://www.laax.com
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