Back for the fourth consecutiveseason, the Winter Park Snowboard Series combinessnowboard cross, slopestyle, mogul, and halfpipe events, creating anexciting atmosphere for competitors and spectators alike. Due to manyrequests over the past couple of years, a ski or “freeride” segment hasbeen added to the series. Four freeride events have been added to theschedule: skier cross, halfpipe, mogul, and slopestyle events. The series will kick off Saturday, Jan. 13 with a skier-cross event. Asnowboard-cross, the second of nine events, follows on Sunday, Jan. 14.

Competitors may also battle for the overall series title as points areaccumulated with each event. All participants are entered into a raffledrawing following events as well as a grand finale raffle at the end of theseries. Registration for multiple events increase the chance of winning.Four grand prizes will be raffled at the season finale Apr. 21. The topprize for competitors 21 and older is a trip for two to the Hard Rock Hotelin Las Vegas. The trip includes lodging for two nights, airfare, onedinner, and one breakfast.

Cost for the entire series is $120 and $25 for a single event.Participants receive $5 off the registration price if signed up by 12 p.m.on the Friday prior to the event. Riders and skiers under the age of 14receive $10 off single event registration fees. Discounted lift tickets areavailable for competitors.

For more information on the Snowboard & Freeride Series, contact the WinterPark Competition Center at (970) 726-1686 or log on towww.winterparkresort.com . For moreinformation on lodging, call Winter Park Central Reservations at (800)729-5813.

Complete Series Schedule:Jan. 14, 2001 Snowboard-cross

Jan. 28, 2001 Slope-style

Feb. 11, 2001 Half-pipe

Feb. 25, 2001 Snowboard-cross

Mar. 11, 2001 Mogul Annual

Mar. 25, 2001 Snowboard-cross

Apr. 15, 2001 Slope-style

Apr. 21, 2001 Slope-style (Series Final)