2015-2016 Snowboard Contest and Event Schedule

Flakes are falling, snow is stacking up, and everyone is starting to make their first turns of the season. Whether you’re ready for it or not, contest and event season is right around the corner. We've compiled a schedule of the biggest snowboard events popping off this winter.

2015-2016 Snowboard Contest Season

What events are you most excited for? Photo: Jeff Brockmeyer

2015-2016 Snowboard Contest and Event Schedule

Air + Style : Beijing
Date: Dec. 5, 2015
Location: Beijing National Stadium, China
Details: Big Air

Winter Dew Tour
Date: Dec.10-13, 2015
Location: Breckenridge, Colorado
Details: Slopestyle, Superpipe, Streetstyle

9th Annual Dirksen Derby
Date: Dec. 11-13, 2015
Location: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon
Details: Snowboard Rally Race

TransAm Stop 1
Date: Jan 9
Location: Waterville Valley, NH
Details: Rail Jam

TransAm Stop 2
Date: Jan 16
Location: Big Boulder, PA
Details: Rail Jam

Swatch Freeride World Tour Stop 1
Date: January 16
Location: Vallnord, Andorra
Details: Big Mountain

Laxx Open 2016
Date: Jan. 18-24, 2016
Location: Laxx, Switzerland
Details: Slopestyle, Superpipe

Grand Prix : Stop 1
Date: Jan. 21-Jan. 24, 2016
Location: Mammoth Mountain, California
Details: Superpipe, Slopestyle

TransAm Stop 3
Date: Jan 23
Location: Brandywine, OH
Details: Rail Jam

Winter X Games 2016
Date: Jan. 28—31, 2016
Location: Buttermilk Mountain, Aspen
Details: Superpipe, Slopestyle, Big Air, Boarder cross

17th Annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders Poll Awards
Date: Jan. 29, 2015
Location: Denver, Colorado
Details: The biggest award show in snowboarding.

SIA Snow Show and On-Snow Demo
Date: Jan. 27—31, 2016 Tradeshow
Feb. 1-2, 2016 On-Snow Demo
Location: Colorado Convention Center and Copper Mountain
Details: The biggest tradeshow in the snow sports industry and on-snow demo

TransAm Stop 4
Date: Jan 30
Location: Angel Fire Resort, NM
Details: Rail Jam

Grand Prix : Stop 2
Date: Feb. 4— 6, 2016
Location: Park City, Utah USA
Details: Halfpipe

Air and Style : Innsbruck
Date: Feb. 6, 2016
Location: Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Details: Big Air

Grand Prix : Stop 3 
Date: Feb. 10-11, 2016
Location: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts USA
Details: Big Air

TransAm Stop 5
Date: Feb 13
Location: Big Sky, MT
Details: Rail Jam

Swatch Freeride World Tour Stop 2
Date: Feb 16
Location: Chamonix
Details: Big Mountain

30th Annual Legendary Banked Slalom
Date: Feb. 18-21, 2016
Location: Mt. Baker, Washington
Details: Banked Slalom

Air and Style– Los Angeles
Date: Feb. 20-21, 2016
Location: EXPO Park at the LA Coliseum
Details: Big Air

TransAm Stop 6
Date: Feb 27

Location: Mt Seymour, BC
Details: Rail Jam

Winter X Games Oslo 2016
Date: Feb. 24– 28, 2016
Location: Tøyen venue, Olso, Norway
Details: Big Air, Superpipe

34th Annual Burton US Open
Date: Feb. 29—March 5, 2016
Location: Vail, CO
Details: Halfpipe, Slopestyle

TransAm Stop 7
Date: Mar 19
Location: Bear Mountain, CA
Details: Rail Jam

Tailgate Alaska
Date: April 1-10, 2016
Location: Thompson Pass, Alaska
Details: Big Mountain Snowboard Festival

Swatch Xtreme Verbier 2016
Date: April 2—10, 2016
Location: Verbier, Switzerland
Details: Freeride World Tour Championship, Big Mountain Event

Contests and Events

What kind antics will go down behind the scenes this year? Photo: Chris Wellhausen

Check out contest coverage from last year here!