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Resort prepares for World Cup’s return to east coast

VIP tickets go on sale July 5

KILLINGTON – Killington Resort announced Tuesday, June  28, that tickets for the 2016 Audi FIS Ski World Cups will go on sale starting next Tuesday, July 5 at 8 a.m.

Taking place over Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 26-27, Killington will host the first Alpine World Cup event in the eastern US in 25 years. The World Cup event will include the women’s giant slalom and slalom races and is expected to bring U.S. Ski Team superstars Julia Mancuso, Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn to compete against the best women’s technical alpine skiers in the world. Killington Resort will offer three tiers of tickets to meet the needs and budgets of all skiing fans.

VIP Tickets – $350

VIP ticket holders will have access to a heated tent at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, which offer an unmatched vantage point of the course, along with televisions live-streaming the full event. The VIP package includes continental breakfast, gourmet lunch and a deluxe premium open bar.  VIP tickets include preferred parking and a World Cup commemorative souvenir, plus a Killington Adult Lift Ticket Voucher for the 2016-17 winter season without restriction. VIP packages are extremely limited each day of the World Cup.

Grandstand Tickets – $20

Ticketed Grandstands are located at the base of the Superstar Trail, adjacent to the race course, and are general admission. The grandstand provides a standing room only elevated view of the race course, along with a jumbo screen showing top-to-bottom race coverage. Limited accessible seating access is available in the front row of the grandstand. Grandstand tickets also include a commemorative World Cup access pass.

SuperFan Level – $75

The SuperFan package includes Grandstand tickets, along with a World Cup commemorative souvenir and a Killington Adult Lift Ticket Voucher for the 2016-17 winter season without restriction.

In addition to the three ticket offers, there will also be a free access viewing area for all fans to enjoy. The free area provides standing room access near the base of the Superstar trail with a jumbo screen for viewing the full race course. For more information www.killington.com/worldcup.

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