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Mini Shred Madness brings groms to the rail garden

By Robin Alberti

A youngster participates in the Mini Shred Madness competition at Killington Resort.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m.—KILLINGTON— Join Killington Resort in the park and compete for prizes in a friendly and fun environment in the annual youth rail jam event, Mini Shred Madness, Saturday, Jan. 12. Grom skiers and riders, 13 years and under, will get a feel for park riding and experience the rules and navigation of the park. Mini Shred Madness is all about having fun in a competition setting. There will be Killington Park team riders cruising through the event offering help and motivation to participants. Not to mention, there will be all sorts of free giveaways being handed out at the event to competitors.

The second event of the season will be held Feb. 23 at Pico Mountain.

There will be two divisions: Super Grom, ages 9 and under (first time park riders), male and female; and Grom, ages 10-13 (having park-riding experience), male and female.

Registration will take place from 9-10 a.m. on the third floor of Ramshead Base Lodge, and is limited to 120 competitors. Entry fee is $10 for all divisions. Competitors are required to have a season pass/lift ticket in order to compete. Discounted lift tickets will be available for competitors. Helmets are required.

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