The USASA has announced the creation of a new regional series to help meet the needs of riders on the East Coast. The newlyformed Tri-State Regionwill hold competitions at Ski Windham and Hunter Mountain in Eastern New York and Jiminy Peak,Brodie, and possibly Wachusset in Western Massachussetts. The Tri-State Region is comprised of Half Pipe, Slopestyle, Boardercross, Giant Slalom, and Slalom events throughout EasternNew York and Western Massachussetts area. Co-Directors Carl Swanback and Mark Richardson hope to create a competitiveregion that fills the needs of competitive riders from New York, Massachussetts, Conecticut, and New Jersey by providing USASAsanctioned events within a reasonable traveling distance of many riders’ homes. The competition schedule is still being finalized and will be available on the USASA web site ( very soon. Checkit often for updates. If you have any questions regarding this series, please contact Carl Swanback or Mark Richardson at(518)734-4300 x 325 or e-mail to m.richardson@skiwindh