Seven Springs Mountain Resort To Host The Country’s Best Amateur Snowboarders And Skiers In Their Quest To Compete At The US Open In Vail
This dual event, in partnership with Burton Snowboards, U.S. Snowboarding and MINI, will bring the country’s best amateur skiers and snowboarders one step closer to competing at the U.S. Open in Vail and possibly on to the Olympic Trials. Athletes will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle and cross for both freeskiing and snowboarding.
At the conclusion of the US Open Qualifiers, the top five women and top 10 men in each discipline will earn a spot to move on to the semi finals at the prestigious 31st annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI, taking place at Vail Mountain from February 25-March 2, 2013. In addition to scoring a spot at the US Open, top-placing riders will earn a piece of a $20,000 prize purse.
For more information and if you can’t make it to Seven Springs, be sure to tune in to the live webcast on February 2-3 from 8:45 a.m.–3:45 p.m. EST each day at www.burton.com/USQuals.
WHEN: February 1-7, 2013 – Please see attached suggested media opportunities schedule attached to this email.
WHERE: Seven Springs Mountain Resort
777 Waterwheel Drive
Seven Springs, PA 15622