Horseshoe Resort will kick off March Break Week in Ontario with the Horseshoe Open, a new three event ski and snowboard contest featuring Slopestyle, Rail Jam and Big Air and over $24,000 in cash and prizes (see prize money breakdown below). It’s part of a two day Ski & Snowboard Festival on Friday March 11 and Saturday March 12, which will include DJs, parties, ski and snowboard demos, an SBC photo contest, and live radio broadcast by 102.1 the Edge.

The Rail Jam and Slopestyle are open to all skiers and snowboarders while the Big Air is pro invite only. On-site registration and practice opens on Thursday March 10 (see full schedule below). Pro riders interested in being considered for the Pro Big Air invite list should contact: events@Horseshoeresort.com. For more event info and to book accommodations check: www.horseshoeresort.com.

The Horseshoe Open is supported by Ford, Pepsi, 102.1 the Edge, Electric, and Snowboard Canada Magazine. Participating snowboard demo village brands include Electric, Nomis, Technine, Liberty Skis, Oakley, Snowboard Canada Magazine and SBC Skier Magazine with more T.B.A.

Pro Invite Snowboard & Ski Big Air ($4,000 for each of Snowboard & Ski)
Men

1st $2000.00 (for each of Snowboard & Ski)
2nd$1000.00
3rd $500.00
Women
1st $500.00

Snowboard Rail Jam ($1,400 cash for each of Snowboard and Ski)
Men
1st $500 (for each of Snowboard & Ski)
2nd $200
3rd $100
Women
1st $300.00
2nd $200.00
3rd $100.00

Snowboard Slopestyle ($1,400 cash for each of Snowboard & Ski)
Men

1st $500 (for each of Snowboard & Ski)
2nd $200
3rd $100
Women
1st $300.00
2nd $200.00
3rd $100.00

Horseshoe Open Schedule

Thursday March 10
10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Registration (Fairway Room) & Practice (Terrain Park)

Friday March 11

7:30-9:30 a.m. Rail Jam Registration (Fairway Rm)
10 a.m.-3pm Rail Jam Qualifications
6 p.m. Music Showcase (Main Stage)
7 p.m. Rail Jam Finals followed by Awards
9 p.m. SBC Pro Rider Party (Crazy Horse Saloon)

Saturday March 12

7:30-9:30am Slopestyle Registration (Fairaway Room)
10 a.m. Slopestyle Qualifications
1 p.m. Slopestyle Finals
6 p.m. Music Showcase (Main Stage)
7 p.m. Pro Invite Big Air followed by Awards
10 p.m. Pro Rider After Party (Crazy Horse Saloon)

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Horseshoe Open to kick off March Break 2011 in style

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