Snow in September? Definitely, at the highly anticipated 10th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails! Impressive lineups of over 40 professional snowboarders from across the world are slated to take part in the annual winter kick-offevent at Bear Mountain.
The best of the best high-performance athletes will take over the mountain on Saturday, September 21 to showcase their ultimate skills and compete for bragging rights- and $15,000 worth of cash prizes- at the one and only Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails snowboarding competition.
The men's first place winner will be awarded $10,000 and the women's first place will take home $1,000. The jibber with the best trick will take home $500. Both men and women's first place finishers and the best trick winner will be presented with one-of-a-kind, customized iPad Minis, which will serve as their digital trophy. Provided courtesy of Fusion of Ideas, the iPad Minis will display the digital checks and headshots of winners. These winners will also take home go-pro cameras customized by Fusion of Ideas.
Presented by Bear Mountain and Red Bull, the event will take place on 140 tons of man-made snow and will include urban-style steel features, which will be available for the public to ride in the Red Bull Plaza at Bear Mountain this winter season.
"From up-and-comers to seasoned riders, the 10th anniversary lineup is bigger and better than ever," says Rio Tanbara, Director of Marketing for Bear Mountain. "Each year, riders take the contest to a new level, and we can't wait to see what new tricks they have in store."
The event will showcase the talents of Bear Mountain Professional Team Riders Dylan Alito, Zak Hale, Brandon Hobush, Desiree Melancon and Scotty Vine, among dozens of other top riders. Judges include Chris Bradshaw, Joe Sexton, Scott Stevens, JP Walker and special guest snowboard legend Dave Downing.