The 2006 U.S. Freeskiing Open Championships in Vail, Colorado is freeskiing's most prestigious event. Going into its ninth year, the Open Championships is the longest-running competition of its kind.Every year, the U.S. Freeskiing Open Championships finds the newest talent in freeskiing, and this year promises to be no different.See athletes from around the world compete in three different disciplines: Slopestyle, Superpipe, and Big Air. Year after year the Open proves itself to be the showcase for freeskiing's top stars and up-and-comers alike. You need to be here! 2006 U.S. Freeskiing Open Championships ScheduleVail, Colorado January 18th-21st, 2006WEDNESDAY, JAN 18 8:00-4:00Registration1:00-3:00Slopestyle Course InspectionTHURSDAY, JAN 19 8:00-8:45Slopestyle Course Inspection9:00-2:30Men's Slopestyle Qualifier2:30-3:30Men's Slopestyle Last Chance QualifierFRIDAY, JAN 20 8:00-8:45Slopestyle Course Inspection9:00-12:00Men's Slopestyle Semifinal12:00-2:00Women's Slopestyle Semifinal/Final2:00-3:10Men's Slopestyle Final3:30Slopestyle Awards Ceremony (U.S. Open base awards stage)9:00-4:00Superpipe PracticeSATURDAY, JAN 21 7:30-8:30Superpipe Course Inspection8:30-11:00Men's Superpipe Qualifier11:30-12:00Men's Superpipe Last Chance Qualifier12:30-2:00Men's Superpipe Semifinal2:15-3:00Men's Superpipe Final3:00-3:45Women's Superpipe Semifinal/Final3:30-5:30Big Air Practice5:45-6:45Big Air Invitational7:00Big Air Final-Superpipe & Big Air Awards at base of Big Air following Big Air Final- Registration opens December 1, 5pm MST! Go to: http://www.usfreeskiingopen.com to register, and get more info!