Nov
16

World Rookie Tour Grom Fest

The Rocky Mountain Series will be hosting two World Rookie Tour Grom Fests this 2018 season, qualifying the top groms into the World Rookie Fest Finals in Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, April 10th thru April 15th, 2018 immediately following the USASA National Championships.

Registration Criteria:

  • All competitors must be USASA members
  • All competitors must register online in advance of the events

Dates

  • Slopestyle - February 10th, 2018, A51 Park, Keystone Colorado
  • Halfpipe - February 25th, 2018, Freeway Halfpipe, Breckenridge Colorado

Gromfest for Website

Jul
17

The 2018 season is just around the corner

We hope that you are enjoying all of your time off the snow. By the number of Instagram posts we see, wake boarding, surfing, skating, golfing, mountain biking, camping and hiking seem to be very popular.

You can purchase your USASA membership for the 2017/18 season for $85 through August 31st.  The price increases to $100 on September 1st, so please take advantage of the early season discount if you can.

We also just wanted to get out in front of things and publish some dates that we already have contracted & on the books:

Boarder & Skiercross @ Ski Cooper

  • January 26th thru January 28th, 2018
  • February 2nd thru February 4th, 2018

Slopestyle @ A51 in Keystone

  • February 10th, 2018 Snowboard SS + WSF World Rookie Tour Sanction
  • February 11th, 2018 Freeskier SS + AFP Silver Event Sanction

Slopestyle and Halfpipe @ Breckenridge

  • February 24th, 2018 Snowboard SS
  • February 25th, 2018 Snowboard & Freeskier Halfpipe + AFP Bronze Event Sanction

We're working on finalizing a bunch of other dates too. Nothing concrete yet but please check back weekly to see if there are any additional dates posted.

Happy Summer!

Mar
24

Boarder / Skier Cross Training

 

Training check in begins at 8:30 am daily, beginning Monday March 27th thru Wednesday March 29th in Guest Services, located in the lower level of Copper One.  Only athletes that are on the training list for the specific day will be checked in.  Athletes that have purchased the 3 day package will check in once only, all single day athletes will be required to check in daily.

When you check in you will receive:

  1. Lift Ticket for the specific day of training ( 3 day will receive a lift ticket for good for 3 days)
  2. Color Coded / Dated Wrist Band (provides daily course access, 3 day good for all 3 days )

You will be required to show the Color Coded wrist band to access the course.  Please ensure this is visible to the official at the course entrance.  You may want to affix the band to your goggle strap or on the outside of your jacket for convenient identification.

Coaches will be allowed to inspect with athletes, however coaches are not allowed on course once the training portion of the program has begun.

Access the Cross Course via the American Eagle Lift. Main Vein and Bittersweet are slow riding / skiing runs.  Please keep your speed in check when going down to the course and when exiting and going down to the lift.

Obey all directions / instructions from the starter and course marshalls.  If you are flagged down on course you are required to stop and wait for instructions from the official.  As always please be aware of who is in the start gate along with you.  If you're a fast rider / skier and you're in the gate with some slower kids, please either get out in front of them immediately or allow them to drop and wait a minute or two before you go. 

During inspection please be aware that there will be groups of coaches and athletes on course.  Inspection is your opportunity to inspect the course.  Do not run the course at speed during inspection as this violation will cause you to be removed from the training session. 

Have fun, train, learn the course and respect the resort, guests and your fellow competitors!


Lift Tickets

  • Competitors
    • Included with training
  • Coaches
    • Comp'd at Guest Services Only (with current coaches credential * required)
  • Friends & Family
    • $65 at Guest Services Only (with athlete Color Coded wrist band * required)

Daily Schedule

  • 8:30 am to 10:00 am - Check In at Guest Services / Lower Level - Copper One
  • 10:00 am to 10:45 am - Inspection - Fairplay / Access via American Eagle Lift
  • 11:00 am to 2:00 pm - Training
  • 2:00 pm - Course Closed to All

Mar
02

Two more quit after one weekend

USASA Genuine Competitor

 

Startlists are ready & posted below for this weekends competitions beginning tonight at the Frisco Adventure Park and for Saturday and Sunday's contests in Breckenridge.

Live scoring will be available for the Slopestyle and Halfpipe contests in Breckenridge at m.rockymountainseries.com  Live scoring is not available for Rail Jams as they are ranked contests.

There is NO DAY OF / ONSITE REGISTRATION at any Rocky Mountain Series events and we will not be adding any additional competitors to the start list once registration closes. Check in for the Rail Jam is in the Frisco Adventure Park main lodge and for Saturday and Sunday in the "T Bar" at Peak 8 (Same location as last year).  We will be using the same bibs (black & red) that we used last season, cost is $25.00, cash or card please if you have lost yours. If you are visiting from another series bring your home series bib!

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It is the athlete’s responsibility to confirm that your bib # is correct on the start list before heading up to the venue.  If it is not correct on the start list please check in at the registration desk and advise us of the change.

  • Saturdays Freekskier Slopestyle contest is dual sanctioned, awarding both USASA Regional & National Points and AFP Bronze points.
  • Sundays Snowboard & Freeskier Halfpipe is dual sanctioned, awarding USASA Regional & National Points  and also awarding AFP Bronze points to freeskiers.

Lift Tickets
Friday, March 3rd at the Frisco Adventure Park
  • Free - Its a Rail Jam, get your hike on! 
Saturday, March 4th and Sunday March 5th at Breckenridge
  • $50 - Competitors 12 & under w/bib
  • $60 - Competitors 13 & over w/bib
  • $65 - Spectators / Friends & Family w/bib
 
Tentative Schedule
Friday March 3rd at the Frisco Adventure Park
  • 4:30 pm - Check in Main Lodge
  • 5:30 pm - Practice
  • 6:15 pm - Practice Closed
  • 6:25 pm - Riders meeting (Top of course)
  • 6:30 pm - Competion Start
  • 9:15 pm - Awards (Outside Main Lodge)
Saturday March 4th & Sunday March 5th at Breckenridge
  • 8:00 am - Check in Main Lodge
  • 8:45 am - Check in closed
  • 9:00 pm - Practice
  • 10:00 am - Practice Closed
  • 10:15 am - Riders meeting (Top of course)
  • 10:30 am - Competion Start
  • 3:00 pm - Awards (Main Deck Peak 8)

Feb
20

Please consider helping out our friends at AAS

Hard times fall on us all and can sometimes drive us to do things we may not normally do. That being said, to whomever thought that breaking into the Adaptive Action Sports office at Copper Mountain last night, stealing all of our cameras, several snowboards and prosthetic legs was the only option, there are better ways.

Denver Fox News did a piece on what happened;

Thank you again to everyone who has reached out to support us. We are asking anyone interested in helping, to visit our webpage at www.adacs.org/donate and make a donation. No matter the size, anything will help. If you can't donate, follow us on social media and push info to your networks. We need all the help we can get. Host a fundraiser at your home or business, encourage your friends to donate because you're supporting local Paralympic hopefuls and injured veterans.

If you're in Denver, please visit Homegrown Tap and Dough in Arvada or Wash Park because they are hosting a fundraiser for AAS all month long. Go grab a pizza and support our programming!

Contact, Executive Director, Daniel Gale or our Development Director, Matt Colvin to get involved - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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