Australian Open 2007 Registration Info

Competitor last chance for registration into theGarnier Fructis Australian Open 2007, Perisher 21-25 August  Best up and coming Australian can win trip to Whistler Sydney/AUS (13th August, 2007) Final call for Open registration into the Garnier Fructis Australian Open. With a over $60,600 in cash, plus prizes, along with a TTR Ranking of 4, the 2007 Garnier Fructis Australian Open is the third event on the prestigious Ticket To Ride World Series, via which riders are ranked internationally. Best Aussie Rider: Whistler Resort, Air Canada and Garnier Fructis will give a return trip to Whistler — including flights and accommodation along with entry into the World Ski and Snowboard Festival in April 2008 to one young up and coming Australian rider who proves the best overall performance in both event disciplines at the Garnier Fructis Australian Open.The 2007 Australian Open will kick off with the men and women's slopestyle finals and the Junior superpipe finals on Friday 24th August followed by the men and women's superpipe finals on Saturday 25th August. Practise and preliminary rounds kick off from Tuesday 21st August.•	Registrations for mens, womens halfpipe, slopestyle and junior halfpipe are open until — 20th August (17:00pm AUS EST) 2007 at www.opensnowboarding.com (click on AUSO!).•	For the men and women, slopestyle and superpipe competitors seeking to enter the pre-qualifiers must register online for the lottery and will be notified on or before 20th August confirming entry into the Australian Open. There are 70 spots for male competitors and 35 for female in each of the slopestyle and superpipe competitions.•	Registration for the junior superpipe is on a first come first served basis for the sports available - 20 boys and 10 girls.  •	Winners of the men's and women's slopstyle and superpipe will also receive wildcard entries into the Burton Canadian Open, including complimentary airfares to the event.•	The event will also feature an Invitational Big Air event for 10 athletes on Friday afternoon 24th August, presented by Garnier Fructis.2007 Burton Australian Open ScheduleTuesday 21st August		PracticeWednesday 22nd August		Superpipe	Men's & Women's QualifiersThursday 23rd August		Slopestyle	Men's & Women's QualfiersFriday 24th August		Slopestyle 	Men's & Women's Semi Finals & Finals				Superipe	Junior JamSaturday 25th August		Superpipe	Men's & Women's Semi Finals & Finals				Invitational Big Air event Sunday 26th August		Weather Day	About the Burton Global Open Series, Presented by MotorolaThe Burton Global Open Series events are the pinnacle snowboarding events of the season. Founded by Jake Burton, the Opens have grown from grassroots events to global spectacles attracting tens of thousands of spectators and riders from around the world. Since the beginning, the Opens have been driven by riders, for riders evolving with snowboarding and riders' needs over the years. With events held in Europe, Japan, the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, the Opens set the standard for snowboarding events around the globe. For more information, visit www.opensnowboarding.com.The Burton European Open is part of the Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour, the largest group of independent freestyle snowboard events in the world. TTR ranks riders based on their results at participating competitions and crowns a TTR World Champion at the US Open. For more information, visit www.ttrworldtour.com