Well spring break is over and the season is starting to wind down with only a few weeks remaining. But we have saved the biggest event of the season until the very end! In less than a week every top Canadian snowboarder will be visiting Grouse Mountain for the 3rd annual Quiksilver Showdown Over the City!
A few of these athletes are fresh off wins or big podium placements this season inlcuding:
Seb Toutant: Currently 9th on the TTR tour. He just came 2nd in the US Open Slopestyle yesterday, 3rd in the QP on Friday, 2nd at the Canadian Open
Craig Beaulieu: Just won the UB Crowned Slopestlye in Quebec on Saturday. He is ready to battle it out for another $10K cheque
Dave Fortin: 1st place at the Telus Big Air 2 weeks ago at Blue Mountain. Dave is always ready to put on a show.
Mat Belzile: 1st place at the You Look Good Seymour Cup earlier in the year.
Registration is still open for AM Qualifiers This event includes a Qualifier division taking place on Friday that is open to any rider that wants to either earn a qualifier spot or just to compete against other am riders from across Canada. Top 6 riders from the qualifiers will advance to both the Friday Night Jib Session and Saturday Jump + Jib Session.
Register Now (Please note: this is a mens only event, sorry ladies)
EVENT SCHEDULE - Check out the key times and details below FRIDAY
|11:00am-9:00pm||Rusty Rail Outdoor BBQ||Watch the action on the big screen!|
|12:00pm - 4:00pm||Qualifying|
|6:00pm - 7:00pm||Friday Night Session Practice|
|6:00pm - 9:00pm||DJ MARVEL spinning on-course|
|7:30pm - 8:30pm||Friday Night Jib Session|
|9:00pm – Close||Awards in the main chalet Coors Light Apres in Lupins Cafe||Featuring DJs SEKO + MARVEL|
|11:00am-close||Rusty Rail Outdoor BBQ||Watch the action on the big screen!|
|11:00am-3:30pm||DJ MARVEL spinning on-course|
|10:30am – 12:15pm||HEAT 1 Practice and Semi-Final|
|12:30pm - 2:00pm||HEAT 2 Practice and Semi-Final|
|3:45pm||Awards in front of Peak Chalet|
|9:00pm - Late||Coors Light Afterparty at Tonic|
Visit www.showdownoverthecity.ca and check out last year’s short video on the home page for a taste of what’s in store.