This year’s 8th annual Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails presented by Red Bull, is set to take place at Bear Mountain on Saturday, September 24th, 2011 starting with season pass sales at 9 a.m., BBQ and Beach Bar opening at lunchtime, and the event kicking off at 2p.m. This unique, summertime snowboard competition features some of the best freestyle snowboarders battling it out for $15,000 in cash on a one-of-a-kind, man-made snow park utilizing 110 tons of snow.


Riders are going to be competing for a prize purse of $15,000. There’s a stacked riders list for this years contest. The list includes:

Alex Andrews, Austin Hironaka, Alex Hereford, Brandon Cocard, Brandon Hobush, Chad Tarbell, Chris Brewster, Daniel Brown, Desiree Melancon, Durrel Willliams, Dylan Ailito, Dylan Dragotta, Dylan Thompson, Ethan Deiss, Forest Bailey, Harrison Gordon, Ian Sams, Jager Bailey, Jake Kuzyk, Jamie Madrid, Jed Anderson, Jess Kimura, Jonah Owen, Johnny Lazz, Justin Mulford, Justin Kenniston, Laura Currier, Lucas Magoon, Melissa Evans, Mike Ravelson, Nick Sibyan, Nick Visconti, Parker Duke, Pat Lynch, Ryan Tarbell, Ryan Paul, Scott Stevens, Scott Vine, Spencer Shubert, Ted Borland, Victor Simco, Yale Cousino, Zach Rawles, and Zak Hale.

With all of these amazing riders, it’s really hard to imagine anything but an awesome time. Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails is free to the public and promises to get you ride-ready with roll back pricing on Big Bear Mountain Resorts’ screaming deal season passes – your last chance to get the best rates for the 2011/2012 season! This ultimate pre-season party promises to get snowboarders and skiers pumped for the coming season with live DJ’s, movie premieres for Bear Mountain’s “People’s Park” and The People Crew’s movie “Good Look,” as well as a vendor booth city, product giveaways, BBQ and Bear Mountain’s world famous Beach Bar. A full schedule of events and information can be found at


Last years contest was really sick. Take a look at some of the action. We can only image how much better this year will be!