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Beaver Valley Banked Slalom 2017
Sat, March 25, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
5th Annual Beaver Valley Banked Slalom Saturday March 25, 2017
Ontario's largest snowboard gathering, the annual Beaver Valley Banked Slalom is THE end of the season snowboard event and bash you won't want to miss! Featuring a freeride format with categories for industry legends, bros, pros, and next gen shred kids. Supported by over 40 of snowboarding's leading brands with $5,000 in prizes. For 2017 the Beaver Valley Banked Slalom is part of the World Snowboard Federation (WSF) Banked Slalom World Tour
The Banked Slalom finishes right in front of Beaver Valley's base lodge sun deck which hosts a huge apres celebration all afternoon featuring live bands, beer garden, BBQ, Rider's Village, draw prizes and tons of shred fun!
Entry is open to all riders on first come first serve basis. Riders must pre-register. Last year's event sold out with 250 entries, so sign up early.
Entry Fee: $40
Lift Tickets: $40 (Can also be purchased at this special rate for Friends & Family)
All riders will need to complete an event waiver form. Riders age 18 and under require a parent or guardian to sign their event waiver. Riders require a helmet to participate.
This is a freeride (soft boots only) format event! The best of two runs counts. Race your bros in one of the following age categories:
Groms 14 and under
Young Guns: 15-19
Almost Washed: 20-29
The Banked Slalom is a fundraiser for Rebecca's Hope for Leukemia Research in memory of Beaver Valley snowboarder Jackie Snarr. Proceeds from the event go to Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation - PMCF. A charitable organization that supports the cure for Leukemia that Jackie had a part in starting. www.rebeccashope.com Charitable donation can be made directly to PMHF on behalf of Jackie Snarr at https://pmhf3.akaraisin.com/Donation/Event/DonationInfo.aspx?seid=13958&mid=48 (a charitable tax receipt will be issued automatically).
Banked Slalom event guests not competing can purchase a lift ticket and enjoy a day of riding Beaver Valley's famed hills and snowparks. beginners and mini-shreds can take advantage of spring conditions on the magic carpet hill featuring terrain based learning features. Or enjoy the afternoon deck party with live music.
The Beaver Valley Banked Slalom is open to snowboarders only. The fastest rider to the bottom of the banked slalom course wins. Riders will be given 2 timed runs on the course and the best time will be used in the final results. Riders will be disqualified if gates are missed, so hiking up to pass a gate will be permitted. Riders must cross the finish on a flat base to record a finish time. Finish line ollies or tricks may results in a missed time and disqualification.
Awards will be provided to the top three times in each age category ( for both men and women), as well as the overall fastest time of the day and the top three fastest Industry/Shop riders presented by Union Bindings.
8am-10am Registration in the Cafe in Main Clubhouse
9:30am Course Inspection on True North
10:15am Riders Meeting at the top of the course True North
10:30am Banked Slalom Start (1st runs followed by 2nd runs)
Have fun riding Beaver Valley parks in between and after your runs!
11:30am-1pm BBQ on the North Deck Main Clubhouse
1pm-3:30pm Apres featuring 'The Foremast Jacks' band presented by Red Bull + Coor's Beer Garden charity prize draws, beer garden on North Deck of base lodge
2pm Charity Fundraising Draws - Money going towards Rebecaa's Hope for Leukemia Research at Princess Margaret Hospital
3:30pm Awards at Podium