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TransWorld SNOWboarding and Gatorade Free Flow Tour have teamed up to present the first Virtual Stop Video contest, giving four snowboarders a chance to win wildcard entry into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals, held February 10-13, 2011, at Snowbasin Resort. Read on for details, or visit http://gatoradefreeflowtour.transworld.net/

Check out the video from last year’s GFFT Finals:

The Virtual Stop Video Contest will run from now until January 31, 2011 and will accept videos from amateur male and female slopestyle and superpipe snowboarders who are between the ages of 13 and 21 at the date of entry. For complete rules and regulations, as well as to enter videos for consideration, visit http://gatoradefreeflowtour.transworld.net/.

Each video submitted in the contest must be an original creation under two minutes in length. Judging for the Transworld Virtual Stop Video Contest will take part in two phases. Phase 1 will occur after the submission period has ended, naming up to four snowboarders Grand Prize winners who will earn a wildcard spot in the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals. Judges from Alli Sports and Transworld evaluating all submitted videos based on overall style, board control, variety of tricks and use of obstacles, technical ability, consistency and amplitude. In Phase 2, judging will take place during the submission period by the public, determining the “Viewer’s Choice” winner, based off of positive comments in the comment section below the video.

When voting from both Phase 1 and 2 has been tabulated and compiled, up to four snowboarders will be named Grand Prize winners of the contest, and up to four will win the Viewer’s Choice award. The winners of the Virtual Stop Video Contest will be announced on Feb 1-2, 2011, and each Grand Prize winner will be awarded wildcard entry into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals, taking place February 10-13, 2011, at Snowbasin Resort in Utah.

2011 REGISTRATION
All competitions are open to both male and female amateur competitors 21 and younger for all snowboard disciplines. There is a $20-30 entry fee, and all participants under the age of 18 must bring a parent or guardian to the event to sign a liability waiver. Contest registration forms, waivers and detailed information are available ahead of time at http://www.allisports.com/winter-gatorade-free-flow-tour