Copper Mountain, CO…April 8, 2003…Sunsation 2003 returns to The Villageat Copper April 11 – 13, 2003 for a third year of music, animation, and ofcourse, spring skiing. Presented by KMX Energy Drink, Coors Light, Jim BeamMusic and Chevy Trucks, Sunsation marks the end of the winter season andcelebrates the coming of summer. Visitors will enjoy a festival-likeatmosphere complete with free concerts, games, the 18th annual Eenie WeenieBikini Contest and more.

Musical legends Toots and the Maytals and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe willshare the stage with up-and-coming pop-punk sensations the Riddlin’ Kids andMXPX. Local favorites Sucker and Martini Shot will round out the weekend.Concerts will be held outside in Burning Stones Plaza and all performancesare free to the public. On Sunday, Copper’s 18th annual Eenie Weenie BikiniContest, hosted by Summit County’s own Biff America, will take place at 4pm.This infamous contest is open to anyone brave enough to strut their stuffdown Main Vein in front of thousands of onlookers. Following is a scheduleof the weekend’s events:

Friday, April 11, 2003
8pm – 1:00am Hot Dog 20th Anniversary Party at Endo’s AdrenalineCafe Hot Dog Eating Contest, Retro Ski Gear

Costume Contest
9pm – 1:00am Sucker @ Endo’s Adrenaline Cafe
9pm – 1:00am DJ KBK @ Indian Motorcycle Cafe

Saturday, April 12, 2003
11:30pm – 12:15pm Sucker on Main Stage
1:00pm – 2:30pm Riddlin Kids on Main Stage
3:30pm – 5:00pm MxPx on Main Stage
7:00pm – 12:00am DJs KBK, Skillz, Nastie, and Rampage @Indian Motorcycle Cafe
10:00pm – 1:00am The Solution featuring DJ.com and members ofSucker @ Endo’s Adrenaline Café

Sunday, April 13, 2003
10:30am – 11:15am Martini Shot on the Main Stage
Noon – 1:30pm Toots and the Maytals on the Main Stage
2:30pm – 4:00pm Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe on the Main Stage
4:00pm – 5:00pm Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest
5:00pm – 7:00pm FOX “Peel the Layers” Party @ Endo’s Adrenaline Cafe

Sunsation lodging deals are available all weekend with hotel rooms startingat $79* per night and one-bedroom condos starting at $89* per night. *Basedon availability/inventory. Tax, surcharge and booking fee not included andrestrictions may apply.

For more information on Sunsation 2003, please contact (800) 458-8386 ext.4INFO. For reservations, please contact (888) 263-5302. For images and videoof Sunsation 2002, contact Beth Jahnigen at (970) 968-2318 ext. 38836.