As you know, the 4th annual Burton Rail Days presented by MINI is set to take place in Japan on November 15th. Sixteen of the world's top urban riders will compete at the Roppongi Hills Arena in downtown Tokyo for a $27,000 prize purse.
Male and female riders age 16 and older can send in a video part through October 13th that showcases their best urban snowboard style. Online fan voting will take place from October 20th through November 2nd. On November 3rd, the winning rider will be announced and will head to Japan to compete at Burton Rail Days. Complete details on applications and voting can be found at Burton.com/BRD.
The actual competition on November 15th will start with a 40-minute jam session, followed by a best of two-run finals with the top 6 riders to determine the winner. There will also be 3 different best trick awards given out at this year's event. Last year brought in a packed crowd of 5,000 fans to the arena and we're expecting the same amazing response as previous years. The competition will be webcast LIVE at www.burton.com/BRD.