K-Town Showdown Rail Jam Series

Sat Feb 13 2010

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 a 2010/11 Unlimited Killington/Pico Season Pass and bragging rights. So come show off your stuff, earn points and grab some sweet prizes.

Dates:

Rail Jam #1: Dec. 19, 2009, Killington Resort, Mouse Run Terrain Park, see results below
Rail Jam #2: Jan. 16, 2010, Killington Resort, Dream Maker Terrain Park
Rail Jam #3: Feb. 13, 2010, Pico Mountain, Triple Slope Rail Park
Rail Jam #4: April 3, 2010, Killington Resort, OL Rail Park

Registration:

Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. on the third floor of the Pico Mountain Lodge for skiers and riders. Online registration for the Feb. 13 rail jam is closed, however there are still competitors spots available. The cost will be $10 for the Grom division and $20 for the Open division. Plus, all pre-registered competitors will receive a goodie bag.

For the Feb. 13 K-Town Showdown event, competitors will be required to have a season pass/lift ticket in order to compete, $20 discounted lift tickets will be available for competitors to purchase. If you are under 18, you will need a parent/guardian to sign an Express Assumption of Risk form.

Registration and check in will take place in Lee's Lounge, third floor of the Pico Mountain Lodge.

Schedule:

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.  Grom registration / check-in, Lee's Lounge, 3rd floor of Pico Mountain Lodge  
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.  Open registration / check-in, Lee's Lounge, 3rd floor of Pico Mountain Lodge
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.  Grom practice
10:10 a.m.  Grom athlete meeting at top of venue
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Grom rail jam
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.  Event Venue Maintenance
11:00 -11:30 a.m.  Open practice
11:20 a.m.  Open athlete meeting at top of venue
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Open rail jam
12:30 - 12:45 p.m.  Awards, Lee's Lounge, 3rd floor of Pico Mountain Lodge

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, unless Grom chooses to compete in both Open and Grom divisions for the cost of $30 registeration per event. With this option, the competitor will need to register online twice in Open and Grom.

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.

Grand Prize

• Each overall winner with the most points in the Open Division will receive a 2010/11 Adult Unlimited Season Pass, a $1249 value!
• Each overall winner with the most points in the Grom Division will receive a 2010/11 Young Adult Unlimited Season Pass, a $949 value!

If a tie occurs, the following will decide the overall winner:

• Judges overall series impression
• The competitor who has attended more events
• The competitor who is present at the Final Rail Jam on April 3

Points

Open Ski/Snowboard, Men/Women Divisions will receive:

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.

Competitors in the Grom Ski/Snowboard Divisions will receive:

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.

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