Sunday, March 21st – Mountain High, CA
– The Sponsor Me contest is for the up and coming rider looking for an arena to showcase his or her talents in front of our industry’s finest. Open to amateur snowboarders, there are three Divisions to this event: Sponsor Me (winner is sponsored for a year from the headlining sponsors), Women's (prize packages) and Groms (12 and under). The Sponsor Me division will have a finals for the top 10. Awards will immediately follow the event, located at the Playground area at Mountain High.
– Terrain features will be constructed by the elite Mountain High terrain park staff, with 5 features that are set up to help promote creativity in the rider.
– Judging will be headed up by the key industry people who have their finger on the industry and those who always have their eyes searching for some new talent. Brent Futagaki will be the head judge, and has amassed a panel of experts. There will be a minimum of one judge per feature. Judges will focus on skill, creativity, difficulty, and overall impression. Competitors will be sessioning each obstacle for 15 minutes then rotate to the next obstacle. There will be rest areas between each feature to allow competitors to watch the competition, drink some water and rest up.
Active Ride Shop, Rome SDS, Von Zipper, 32 Boots, Mountain High, Skullcandy