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March 1, 2017

Skiers and riders to shine at Okemo’s Light the Night rail jam

Skiers and riders to shine at Okemo’s Light the Night rail jam

$5,000 cash and prizes up for grabs

Saturday, March 4—LUDLOW—Okemo Mountain Resort will light up the night sky and a specially constructed rail garden on Bull Run, Saturday, March 4, for its Light the Night rail jam presented by Amp Energy Drink. Cash and prizes totaling $5,000 will go to the best skiers and riders in this jam-format competition. The Bull Run trail, located adjacent to Okemo’s Clock Tower base area, makes an optimal venue for participants and spectators alike.

Okemo’s Light the Night rail jam competitors can participate in one of two divisions: the amateur class will compete for prizes, while the pro class will compete for the chance to win a portion of the $5,000 cash purse. Included in this year’s event is a best-trick contest presented by Clif Bar.

The entry fee is $20. Registration is scheduled 3-5 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Clock Tower base lodge. Competitors may also pre-register online at okemo.com. The amateur competition starts at 5:30 p.m. and the pro class starts at 6:30 p.m. Helmets are required for all competitors. Participants under 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

“This after-hours jam format competition under the lights is always popular with spectators and the competitors turn it up for an electrifying contest of terrain-park skill,” said Okemo events manager Mercedes Bolles.

For more information, call 802-228-1600 or visit okemo.com.

Photo courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort
Ian Dugger slides the rail during Light the Night at Okemo.

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