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Big Mountain West/Intermountain Series

Big Mountain West Series

2014 USASA NATIONALS INVITATIONS BEGIN THIS WEEK!


WATCH YOUR EMAILS AS ONCE THE PROCESS BEGINS, INVITES WILL GIVEN THROUGH EMAIL ONLY, AND ALL HAVE A LIMITED TIME TO ACCEPT.

ONCE THE EXPIRATION DATE HAS PASSED FOR A NATIONAL INVITE, THE SPOT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE NEXT ATHLETE.

DON'T MISS YOUR INVITE BY NOT REPLYING TO YOUR EMAIL! 

 


 


 

FOR MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION & TO JOIN USASA:

Go to usasa.org and click on the Join, Renew or Login green tab at the top of your screen.



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  WINTER 2013 - 2014 Competition Schedule - Big Mountain West Series

January 17-19, 2014 - EAGLE POINT RESORT - BEAVER UTAH - Postponed!!  New Dates February 22-23, 2014

 

Friday - Training /BDX

Saturday - BDX #1

Sunday - ALPINE EVENTS / GS #1 & #2, SL #1

  

January 24-26, 2014 - JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT / SNOW KING RESORT  JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

***RESULTS AVAILABLE AT USASA.ORG:  Go to Regional Events/Big Mountain West/click on Results Tab.

Friday - Rail Jam #1 at Snow King Resort

Saturday - Slopestyle #1

Sunday - Halfpipe #1 


February 1-2, 2014 - CANYONS RESORT - PARK CITY, UTAH

EVENTS AVAILABLE AT USASA.ORG:  Go to Regional Events/Big Mountain West/click on Results Tab for each event

Saturday - Rail Jam

Sunday - Slopestyle


February 6-10, 2014 - DOLLAR MOUNTAIN RESORT IN SUN VALLEY, IDAHO

RESULTS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT usasa.org/click on Events Tab/then select Big Mountain West events.

Thursday - Boardercross/SX #1

Friday - Boardercross/ SX #2 & #3 - Double Event Day!

Saturday - Slopestyle #2

Sunday - Halfpipe #2 


February 26-March2, 2014 - KING OF THE WASATCH EVENTS - PARK CITY MTN RESORT

Wednesday - Alpine GS & SL

Thursday - Halfpipe #3

 Friday - Slopestyle #3

Saturday Slopestyle #4 & Rail Jam

Sunday - Halfpipe #4

 

 


For Volunteer Opportunities, Additional Information or Questions regarding our schedule or events, contact:

Kim Raymer / Series Director

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801-448-4698

BIG MOUNTAIN SNOWBOARD SERIES - Located in Park City Utah.  Serving athletes and teams in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.

If you would like information on training and teams in our region, send an email to Kim Raymer for a list of team contacts.  

 

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2013-2014 USASA MEMBERSHIPS!

Renew your membership today for the upcoming winter season and join us at Big Mountain West Snowboard & Freeski Series.    If you are not a member and are interested in becoming a part one of the regions of USASA which organizes fun, safe and fair competition opportunities for snowboarders and freeskiers from the ages of under 6 years old and up, join today.  You will meet athletes and develop friendships as a member of USASA.  Join our community of athletes, teams/coaches and families who compete together in resorts in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.   

 

IF you have been an athlete in the past in the INTERMOUNTAIN SERIES, ALL of your membership and results history have been automatically transferred to the BIG MOUNTAIN WEST SERIES.  IF YOU HAVE NOT JOINED YET, SELECT BIG MOUNTAIN WEST AS YOUR HOME SERIES IF YOU PLAN TO COMPETE WITH US THIS SEASON.  YOU MAY COMPETE IN EVENTS OUTSIDE OF OUR REGION TO ACCUMULATE YOUR POINTS TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE BIG MOUNTAIN WEST SERIES, YOUR MEMBER INFORMATION OR EVENTS BEING PLANNED FOR THIS SEASON,  PLEASE CONTACT KIM AT 
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The dates for the 2014 National Championships are:

Snowboarding Nationals:
Early Bird Registration, Friday, March 28th
Practice and Opening Ceremonies, Saturday, March 29th
Competition, Sunday, March 30th thru Thursday, April 3trd
Weather Day, Friday, April 4th

Skiing Nationals:
Practice and Opening Ceremonies, Saturday, April 5th
Competition, Sunday, April 6th thru Tuesday, April 8th
Weather Day, Wednesday, April 9th

 

 


How to qualify for USASA Nationals?

Qualify through this region as the first place overall qualifier in each discipline, or by attending multiple events and accumulating enough points to place you on the National Ranking list to earn additional allocated invitations. No Point events do not contribute to National Rankings points.  Please see the Rankings and Nationals info on the USASA homepage. www.usasa.org

 

BIG MOUNTAIN WEST SNOWBOARD SERIES - REGIONAL CRITERIA FOR NATIONALS:

REGIONAL WINNER WILL BE SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

SLOPESTYLE - BEST 3 RESULTS

HALFPIPE - BEST 3 RESULTS

BOARDERCROSS - BEST 3 RESULTS

RAIL JAM - BEST 2 RESULTS

SLALOM - BEST 2 RESULTS

GIANT SLALOM - BEST 2 RESULTS

 

Series Background

Welcome to the Big Mountain West / Intermountain Snowboard Series, formerly known as the Intermountain Snowboard Series.   The Big Mountain West Snowboard Series mission is to promote snowboarding of all abilities and foster friendly, safe competition within the surrounding regions of Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE BASED ON THE USASA NATIONAL RANKING SYSTEM IN ADDITION TO THE OUTRIGHT WINNERS IN EACH SERIES IN EACH DISCIPLINE, AGE GROUPING, AND SEX. To compete at any of these events you must be a USASA member. It is best to register ONLINE prior to arrival to any event, and always bring a printed copy of your confirm registration, your waiver and proof of paid membership!!!! Competitors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian signature and proof of insurance.

 HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS.

Competitor Information

Skiers will be allowed in all our regional 2013-2014 Freestyle events (Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Boardercross).   The ONLY events that do not permit skiers in our series are Alpine SL & GS.

  • ALWAYS BE SURE TO READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL THE INFORMATION REGARDING EVENTS HERE, AND SPECIFICALLY UNDER EACH VENUE HEADING BELOW.
  • ALWAYS CHECK THIS SITE THE EVENING BEFORE, FOR ANY LAST MINUTE CHANGES DUE TO VARIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES.
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT SERIES - We offer on-line registration for our event schedule.  Once our schedule is confirmed this fall, and on-line registration is available, we will post that all events are open for on-line registration.  Registration for each event closes on Sunday night / week of the event - these dates will be posted on the event schedule in September.

Event registration will stay open for this period...or until an individual event discipline day hits its maximum on-line competitor field size. The limit is set at 120 per day Slopestyle, and 95 for Halfpipe events.    

 

Event On-Line Registration: 

 

1) w.usasa.org and login, you must be a usasa member to compete in BIG MOUNTAIN WEST events
2) Click the events link and do a search by region for Intermountain/BMW Snowboard Series Events
3) If the event is open for registration you will be able to click on the box on the right side of the event, then follow the directions and come to the event ready to ride (make sure you know all USASA rules and regulations.  Example: helmets required)

Be sure to keep your online profile on USASA.ORG accurate. ALL INFO is sent via email...INCLUDING YOUR NATIONALS INVITATION!!!!

Inaccurate or unchecked email info will possibly lead to you missing your limited National invite! 

 

DAY OF REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AS LONG AS EVENT HAS NOT BEEN FILLED IN ON-LINE REGISTRATION.  ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED TO INSURE A CONFIRMATION IN THE EVENT.  EVENTS WHICH ARE SOLD OUT WILL BE NOTED ON LINE IMMEDIATELY UPON EVENT CAP BEING MET.


*ONE DAY MEMBERSHIPS - are only available at Registration / Day of Event if space is available at Event.  If Event is sold out and noted on this site/ there will be no additional 

Day of Event Registration available.  In full events, a lottery may be available for additional spots in the event - this information will be posted on this site.

You cannot purchase a one day membership on-line!

If you want to become a member the day of event for a one day membership, we can assist at the registration table, but recommend that whenever possible you register on-line for your full membership.  Remember that one day memberships do not accrue points for Nationals!

Refund Policy

 

There are no refunds period. Once you are signed up and paid through on-line registration/ payments are final.

For Medical or Injury Consideration, please contact the Series Director/ Kim Raymer.  These will be considered on a case by case basis pending time of injury in relationship to date of contest and registration.

Coaches Notices 

 
Lift Tickets - Any lift ticket qualifications or opportunities for certified USASA coaches who meet the ratio requirements of # of riders per coach will be posted the week prior to each event.  These lift ticket privileges will vary per event this season due to limitations we are given by each resort.

If you are interested in assisting as a starter or other key event position not requiring additional certification, and are a USASA coach, please contact the Series Director or Technical Supervisor.  Lift Ticket, Lunch available for key positions.

 

Series Staff

Kim Raymer - Series Director

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801-448-4698

 

Tommi Ylianttila - Technical Supervisor

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Justine Goulet - Series Tabulator

usasa.justine@gmail.c

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