Heavenly OPENS ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR JACKPOT RAIL JAM EVENT

WHO: Heavenly Mountain Resort

WHAT:Jackpot Rail Jam Series; Event 1

WHERE:Base of World Cup, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Calif.

WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 2009; 3:30pm – 7:00pm

SUMMARY: Heavenly Mountain Resort has opened online registration for the popular Jackpot Rail Jam Series at www.skiheavenly.com/parks select News & Events in the bottom bar and click on Jackpot Registration. Registration is open to the first 50 competitors for the kick-off event to be held February 28, 2009 at the base of World Cup at Heavenly’s California base. Open registration will be held in the Heavenly Race Department the day of the event from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm if spots are available. Registration is $10 and competitors will receive a Jackpot Rail Jam T-shirt while supplies last.

Participants are competing for a place in the March 28th Jackpot Rail Jam Finals which boasts a $4,000 cash purse prize in addition to sponsor gear. The three qualifying events will be held February 28, March 14 and March 21; the top five competitors in each category will qualify for the final event. Awards will be given to top finishers in men’s skiing and snowboarding, women’s skiing and snowboarding and overall best trick. This judged event is designed for skiers and snowboarders who are comfortable on advanced rail features who want to battle the best for a spot in the finals and some sweet prizes.

Prizes for the qualifying events include: Automaton snowboards, Moment skis, Solstice clothing, Neff gear, VonZipper goggles, Skullcandy headphones, DaKine bags, Freeskier gear, Bern helmets and items from Ride, Flatline, Eesa, Smith, Landing, Girl Powder and BettyRides.com.

Jackpot Rail Jam Dates:

·Saturday, March 14, 2009; Base of World Cup; online registration begins March 1.

·Saturday, March 21, 2009; Base of World Cup; online registration begins March 15.

·Saturday, March 28, 2009; Base of World Cup; invited athletes only.

All dates are subject to weather and conditions.

For more information, please call (775) 586-4461 or visit www.skiheavenly.com/parks.