Today, BBC announced Mos Def, The Pharcyde, Del The Funky Homosapien,Guttermouth, and Flogging Molly, as the music line-up at Boarding For BreastCancerís 5 th Annual Snowboard + Music Festival, Presented by RLX PoloSport, to be held on Saturday, April 15th at Sierra-At-Tahoe, CA.
BBC is a non-profit, youth-focused, awareness and fundraising foundation. BBCís mission is to spread breast cancer awareness among today’s youth, and toraise funds for research and educational programs. The foundation’s annualsnowboard + music festival combines snowboard exhibitions by the worldís topprofessional snowboarders like Shannon Dunn, Tina Basich, Ross Powers, andMichele Taggart, breast cancer awareness and educational exhibits, and musicperformances by top bands for a one day blow out. The festival alsoincludes amajor benefit raffle and silent auction with over $50,000 of snowboards andother merchandise, a chance to ride with pros, and free snowboard productdemos.
For the second year, RLX Polo Sport will return as the eventís PresentingSponsor. Polo continues to play a prominent role in the fight against breastcancer including Ralph Lauren’s 1989 launch of Nina Hyde Center for CancerResearch and Treatment.
ChickClick.com, a network of websites focusing on young women, has signed onthis year as the event’s Co-Sponsor. Burton Snowboards has returned for thefourth year as an Associate Sponsor, and is joined by Nissan Xterra, SoBeBeverages, and Cartoon Network’s PowerPuff Girls, all first time AssociateSponsors. This year’s Supporting Sponsors are Mountain Dew, Nike ACG, Sessions, Sims,Clif Bar, Fitness Magazine, Roxy, Salomon/Bonfire, Convert by Columbia,Xgames San Francisco, Oneworldlive.com, and Snowboarding-Online.com
Tickets cost $42 for lift access / concert and $27 for concert and can bepurchased at:all BASS ticket outlets, call: (800)-225-BASS, (916)-766-BASS,(209)-226-BASS,(707)-546-BASSandSierra-At-Tahoe Resort, call: (530)-659-7453 (tickets are subject to convenience charge)
Since its inception in 1996, BBC has raised over $400,000 for the causethroughits events and programs. Each year, BBC awards grants and funds to awarenessand research projects, while continuing to develop BBCís own youth-orientedoutreach programs. Past beneficiaries have included The Breast Cancer Fund,The Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Nina Hyde Center For Breast CancerResearch,and a variety of regional organizations.
BBC’s Snowboard + Music Festival depends on event ticket sales, riderregistration fees, on-site raffle and product sales, sponsor and publicdonations.
We are seeking assistance from media to help raise awareness and funds tofightbreast cancer.
To stay informed of up-to-date event information including band updates andevent schedule, visit the official BBC website at: http://bbc.chickclick.com
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