On January 25th and 26th, the newest event in snowboarding makes its way to the Village of Blue Mountain.ÃÂ Previously known as "Rockstar Rail Jam",ÃÂ PRIMETIME Slip N' Slime is bigger, better and more exciting - promising to make an even greater impact on The Village than ever seen before.ÃÂ ÃÂ With two days of activities scheduled, there is sure to be something for everyone!ÃÂ On Friday night, Ride snowboards will be premiering Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½CUT & PASTEÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ and Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½TIME WELL WASTEDÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ in the village plaza. On Saturday, more thanÃÂ 125 athletes from eastern CanadaÃÂ will be competing against each other for a grand prize of $5,000 in cash and prizing and a chance at tons of give a-ways. PRIMETIME will be hosted by the editor of Snowboard Canada Magazine Matt Houghton and Ride Snowboards pro-athlete Andrew Hardingham.ÃÂ ÃÂ After the nighttime finals under the lights, the fun continues at Gel night club for the officialÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ Coors Light after-party.ÃÂ ÃÂ Athletes, friends and spectatorsÃÂ of legal drinking age are invited to come out to the party and celebrate the day's events with a toast and a few cold certified Coors Lights.ÃÂ Come out and join more than 3,000 expected spectators to witness PRIME TIME Slip Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½NÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ Slime at the Village of Blue Mountain.PRIMETIME Slip N Slime Event Info Information and event schedule subject to change without noticeREGISTRATION ÃÂ ÃÂ $40 ÃÂ ÃÂ Registration Fee (Helmets Mandatory // Parent or Guardian must be present for waiver completion if applicant is under 18 years of age)$5ÃÂ ÃÂ Bib deposit: ÃÂ (Deposit will be returned in exchange for bib) ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ NOTE: ÃÂ ÃÂ Cash or Cheque Only - payable to eventSing promotionsÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ CATEGORIES:ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ MEN SKI AMATEUR (AM)*ÃÂ (Beginner /Intermediates)PROÃÂ ÃÂ (Athletes are obliged to compete in the Pro category if they currently receive; retail level sponsorship, pro form sponsorship, flow deal, travel budgets or salary)WOMEN SKI OPENÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ (PRO and AM athletes will compete together)RIDE SNOWBOARDSÃÂ AMATEUR (AM)*ÃÂ (Beginner /Intermediates)PROÃÂ ÃÂ (Athletes are obliged to compete in the Pro category if they currently receive; retail level sponsorship, pro form sponsorship, flow deal, travel budgets or salary)RIDE SNOWBOARDS WOMENOPENÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ (PRO and AM athletes will compete together)ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ *Amateur Ski and Snowboard athletes will be restricted to beginner / intermediate features onlyÃÂ **eventSing promotions retains, in its sole discretion, the right to remove any athlete, staff, employee, media, contractor or volunteer from the event site that is posing a risk to themselves or others.ÃÂ ÃÂ COMPETITION FORMAT: (SKI & SNOWBOARD)ÃÂ PRACTICE:ÃÂ Controlled Start - Open Practice QUALIFIERSÃÂ Jam Format: Athletes must check in with starter before dropping-in for course clearance and bib identification.ÃÂ The number of athletes advancing to the finals will be determined at the mandatory athletes meeting prior to the beginning of qualifications (Proposing Top 5 Am + Top 5 Pro move onto finals). FINALSÃÂ ÃÂ 3 Judged runs, All runs count. Top 3 in each category move into the finals ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ (Super Finalists announced immediately following Finals Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ athletes to stay inside course parameters)SUPER FINALS:ÃÂ Athletes to check in with announcer on top of start deck and athletes are to publicly call their tricks before dropping-in. Super Finalists will receive 3 runs each, podium will be decided on Single Best Trick.EVENT SCHEDULE:FRIDAY JANUARY 25, 20087:00PMÃÂ 8:00PMÃÂ ÃÂ ATHLETE PRE REGISTRATION8:00PMÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ RIDE SNOWBOARDS VIDEO PREMIERESATURDAY JANUARY 6, 200810:00AMÃÂ ÃÂ ATHLETE REGISTRATION11:00PM 12:00PMÃÂ SKI AM QUALIFIERS*12:00PM 1:00PMÃÂ SKI PRO QUALIFIERSÃÂ 1:00PM 1:30PMÃÂ SKI AM/PRO FINALS2:00PMÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ SKI AM/PRO AWARDS3:00PM 4:30PMÃÂ RIDE SNOWBOARDS AM QUALIFIERS*4:30PM 6:00PMÃÂ RIDE SNOWBOARDS PRO QUALIFIERS7:00PM 9:00PMÃÂ RIDE SNOWBOARDS AM/PRO FINALS9:30PMÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ RIDE SNOWBOARDS AM/PRO AWARDS10:00PMÃÂ ÃÂ COORS LIGHT AFTER PARTY- GEL NIGHTCLUB ($10 COVER, 19+)MANDATORY: Athlete site inspection by all Skiers and Snowboarders before taking first practice run.ÃÂ The mandatorysite inspection entails assessing the rail arena features; takeoffs, landings, rails, ledges gaps, Slime pit, to assure each individual is able, aware and comfortable with the risks associated with event course.ÃÂ Athletes will be given thirty minutes to practice; Athletes are encouraged to communicate any concerns or questions to the eventSing staff before taking additional runs.CASH & PRIZING: SKIAM MEN: ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $100 CIBC VISA CARDÃÂ 2nd SMITH OPTICSÃÂ 3rd OGIO BAGÃÂ OPEN WOMEN:ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $100 CIBC VISA CARD ÃÂ PRO MEN: ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $300ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 2nd $200 ÃÂ ÃÂ 3rd $100RIDE SNOWBOARDSAM MEN: ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $100 CIBC VISA CARDÃÂ 2nd SMITH OPTICSÃÂ 3rd OGIO BAGOPEN WOMEN:ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $300 CIBC VISA CARD ÃÂ PRO MEN: ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 1st $1,500ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ ÃÂ 2nd $750 ÃÂ ÃÂ 3rd $250++ $1,000 YAMAHA BUCKS will be awarded to the crowds favorite rider++Results will be read by the host announcer immediately following Qualifiers, Finals and Super Finals.ÃÂ Results will also be posted on our central information board located in front of the judgesÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ tower.ÃÂ ÃÂ Official results, pictures, and videos will be uploaded on http://www.thevillageatblue.com and http://www.eventsing.com by midnight the following Tuesday.Any questions or comments please email email@example.com
This Saturday is International Women's ski day, and for the first time the event is coming to Whistler. Check out all the details of the Whistler event, and if you are unable to get to Whistler, find out about all the other events taking place and even how to set up your own event.