EastCoastPride, you successfully chose Lil' John Strenio as the winner of the Mont Avila Young Gun Open and you're winning some Siver gear. We'll be in touch to get all your details so you can claim your prize. The last Siver Young Gun event of the year hits Stratton, VT this Saturday which means Place Your Bets IV is upon us. Contest rules are the same as the last three rounds: take a look at the athlete list below and make your choice for who will take the title. Post a comment in this article and the first one to guess correctly gets hooked up. Good luck to all.***Note:  There are 10 open spots for men and 10 spots for women open the day of the event.  Get there early as it's first come, first served and registration opens at 7:00 am.***Ladies HeatAlmy, AudreyAtwood, JillianForrest, AlyssaHobbs, TessManey, BethNelson, KirstenWisma, ShandraMen Heat 1Adams, DuncanAmato, JacobBarnoff, KyleBeaulieu, DavidBenedetto, MattBevelaqua, NathanielBolduc, CurtisBrogan, JonBrooks, ChaseBryant, JesseCarr, DouglasCarrick, TedCarter, TylerCiprari, louis (joey)Clarke, MichaelCobb, SterlingCohn, AlexConetta, ChrisConway, TylerCooper, MaxCote, AlexCowan, PatrickC ulnane, ChrisCurry, DylanCziok, AndrewDaigle, Pat-RickMen Heat 2Dakoulas, AJDalen, JaredDesLauriers, EvanDowd, ChristopherFelton, TaylorFischer, JonFlaherty, JarredFlynn, Sheafrizzell, ForrestGarrity, JoeGilberti, BanksGiuliano, BillGrashuis, DaneHarmon, JonHartmann, ScottHeitsmith, RyanHess, PaulHiam, ChrisHolson, AndrewJoyce, ColinJones, TimmyJordan, Sean Kenny, EricKerzetski, PatKiesel, JeffKish, BrianMen Heat 3Landy, HarryLangley, MattLeonard, MattLeven, BrodyLewis, BrandonLiggett, MichaelLow, NicholasLyons, NickMagliozzi, BradyManey, TimMaras, TyMaritni, NickMarks, MattyMathers, AlexMcKenna, BrianMildner, BenjaminMilewski, JoshuaMilewski, MatthewMiller, RyanMonson, ChristopherMoustafa, ChrisMoustafa, NickMurphy, NickNapier, AndrewNear, TaylorNelson, ScottMen Heat 4Nelson, TimPadgett, Jesseperkins, tuckerPope, ZacharyPopovich, SteveRafalik, GregRoberts, CoreySauve, JoeSchumacher, ChristianSchwartz, EvanSirois, ColinSMITH, BJSobiecki, AlexStackhouse, MikeStauss, jackSullivan, PatrickTalkington, DaleThistle, TylerThomas, KevinTownes, ScottVanIngen, ErikWaite, PatrickWard, BlakeWesson, WillWhite, KarnsWilmot, DevinRiders Letter from Mike Nick,Attention All Young Gun Open AthletesCongratulations… you are officially signed up for the Siver Young Gun Open at Stratton Mtn, VT. That makes you one of an elite few who’ll be showing up with all guns blazing. The stakes are high and we expect the level of riding to be even higher. This is the fourth and final event for the 05-06 season. On March 11 one rider will walk away with the top prize and earn himself a spot in the Final Throwdown. The Stratton stop will act as the fourth qualifier in addition to the Final Throwdown, showcasing all four 1st place winners from Copper, Seymour, Avila and Stratton. These four riders will battle it out in a head to head Final Throwdown where one rider will walk away with the ultimate prize… the Young Gun Contract.This is a big day, we’ll be dishing out 3 top spots for the ladies and three for the guys… in addition to declaring The Young Gun… We’re stoked to meet each and every one of you, and even more stoked to see you ride. But before we do; we need to give you some important details to make the event run as smooth as possible. With close to 125 athletes we need to run a tight show… and if you don’t come prepared, you won’t be allowed to ride…WaiversFirst and foremost… YOU ABSOLUTELY CANNOT RIDE UNLESS BOTH WAIVERS ARE SIGNED (W/ PARENT OR LEGAL GURARDIAN SIGNATURE IF YOU’RE UNDER 18)We’ve attached all necessary waivers. Print them out, sign them and bring them to check in on the day of the event.1. Event Organizer liability waiver (Siver and Line) 2. Resort liability waiver (Stratton)YOU CAN'T RIDE WITHOUT BOTH WAIVERS SIGNED AND BROUGHT TO REGISTRATION!!!!!!!! Registration / Check InTime: 7:00 am to 8:30am (we’re closing at 8:30 sharp)Place: Overflow Room (Main Base Lodge, basement level, two floors beneath Grizley’s) Schedule 7:00 – 8:30am Registration8:30 – 8:45 Athlete Meeting in registration room8:45 – 10:00 Practice10:00- 10:45 Female Prelim Heat10:45 - 11:30 Men Prelim Heat 111:30 - 12:15 Men Prelim Heat 212:15 - 1:00 Men Prelim Heat 31:00 - 1:45 Men Prelim Heat 42:15 – 3:00 Finals (Men and Women)3:00 – 3:30 Qualifier Award Ceremony3:30 – 4:30 Final Throwdown5:00 Young Gun Contract Presentation Ceremony8:00 – 11:00pm Rock Your Stinkin’ Socks Off party(Free for YGO competitors)FormatPrelims: Approx. 25 riders per heat, jam format. All riders guaranteed 2 runsFinals: Top 3 riders from riders from each prelim heat move onto finals. 2 runs, best combined score winsPrizingIf you don’t know about it yet… crawl out from under the rock… or visit http://www.sivercartel.com/en/young_gun/index.htmlHelmetsDon’t show up without one. You won't be allowed on course without a helmet.AccommodationsGet a room, get there early, get your rest and be on course first. We’ve hooked up a reduced room rate at the resort for all YGO competitors.For reservations call… 1-866-811-2407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ESTReference: Lift Line LodgeYoung Gun Open March 11, 2006 Stratton Resort, VTLodging Only Package$99/night at the Lift Line Lodge for a 2 night stay. (Single or double occupancy.) ORLift and Lodging Package $150/night for the room and lift ticket. (Available only for two night reservations)Siver Rockin’ Your Stinkin’ Socks Off PartyThe Stratton stop is the final YGO of the season… so we figured we’d rock out for a while after the event. We’re bringing a band to Stratton’s brand new Wreck Center for a skate session rock show. Entrance is free for all YGO competitors. Bring your skateboards and helmets, you’ll want both. The Wreck center also has b ball courts, arcade games, a climbing wall, pool tables and a big screen PS2 set up. Come chill with our pro judging staff, other competitors and team managers. Check out http://www.bishopmusic.com to see who’ll be rocking the house down.Doors open at 8pm… we rock ‘til 11.Everyone else… $10 entry fee.The WeatherIt’s the east coast, its March, it’s unpredictable weather. We’re crossing our fingers for blue bird, but you should come prepared, the long distance forecast is calling for possible wet weather. Stay dry…. You’ll enjoy yourself that much more. Welcome to the Opportunity…(If you want it, you need to bring it. So come prepared.)

 


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