Sat, February 22nd
Sat, March 07th
9 AM - 1:30 PM
Whitefish, MT
NORTHWEST MT

Biggie Banked Slalom Series

EVENT DATE & TIME

  • 1/18/20, 9:00 AM – 1/18/20, 1:30 PM
  • 2/22/20, 9:00 AM – 2/22/20, 1:30 PM
  • 3/7/20, 9:00 AM – 3/7/20, 1:30 PM

CONTACTS

Whitefish Mountain Resort

406-862-2900

[email protected]

http://www.skiwhitefish.com

PRICE OR FEE

Pre-registration Online - $15

The Biggie Banks Series

January 18, 2020 - Saturday - Banked Slalom
February 22, 2020 - Sunday - Skier Cross / Boarder Cross.
March 7, 2020 - Sunday - Banked Slalom

Pre-registration is mandatory for any of the Biggie Banks Events.

Banked Slalom events are so fun! So is racing your friends! We are stoked to offer more races than ever before with the adddition of the Biggie Banks Series. This event also gives great practice for snowboarders for the Nate Chute!

REGISTRATION / FEES

Pre-registration Online - $15 per event
Discounted lift tickets ($42, only good for the day of the event) are available for competitors. These can be purchased the day of the event at registration.
Pre-registration will close at midnight the night before the event.
**ALL RACERS MUST come to the check in/registration window on each event morning to pick up bib goodie bag and generally be an awesome competitor.


COURSE

Banked Slaloms consists of a custom shovel built course full of banked turns using the terrain to provide the most fun course possible.

This is our entry level banked slalom / cross event race series, with courses and races designed for a wide variety of ages and abilities.

The boarder/skier cross event (2/22) will take place on the Goat Haunt SBX course, which is a groomer built course full of rollers and berms. It is open to the public after January 1.

LOCATION

Day of Check in – Events Office Registration Shack (Map)
Course Location - Varies. Likely banked slalom events will be in the trees skiers right of Goat Haunt and possibly in the Gorge. The Skier Cross / Boarder Cross event (2/22) will be located on the Goat Haunt Boardercross Course (accessed from summit / Chair 7).
Awards - Ed and Mully’s Restaurant in the Upper Village (Map)

SCHEDULE

MANDATORY PRE REG THIS YEAR (closes midnight before the race)

9:00-10:00am Mandatory Check-In at Lift Plaza Ticket Center. Must pick up shirt bib, confirm participation, etc.
10:15am-11:00am Mandatory Course Inspection (one slow speed run, one higher speed run if time permits)
11:20 Competitors Meeting at Race Start
11:30am-1:30pm Race
3:30pm Awards @ Ed & Mully’s
CATEGORIES

These categories are available separately to both skiers and snowboarders, and separately in separate Men and Women's divisions -

Youngest Division - (Ages 5-7)
Younger Division - (Ages 8-11)
Young Division - (Ages 12-17)
Kinda Young Division - (Ages 18 to 34)
Neil Young Division - (Ages 35 +)
PRIZES
Modest prizes for winner of each division.

FAQs

Bro, Is this the Oympics?
No it is not. We aim to provide a quality and affordable competition in an effort for our skiers and riders to push and pursue their goals on the moutain. These competitions garner a wide spectrum of skill sets, and will offer features to suit that spectrum of riders across our banked slalom courses.
Our awards ceremony is based on recognizing our winners, but focusing on a raffle that can benefit all competitors. Most competitors leave awards with prizes valued far beyond their entry fee (thanks again to our great sponsors).

What is the cancellation / refund policy?
If you cannot make it to the event for any reason, no problem. Just call 406.862.2910 by 7am on the day of the event for a full refund.

Are there Discounted Lift Tickets for Event Competitors?
Yes. When you come to pick up your bib, whether registering or checking in, you can buy a discounted ticket for $42.

What about parking?
There are SHORT TERM parking options in front of event registration (15 minute). After that, please follow all parking signage and park as per normal during the race. For this event registration is at the ticket office located by Chair 2 near the LIFT PLAZA. See Map.

What are my transport options getting to the event?
A shuttle will operate in the upper village areas, and all parking lots will be open through the event.
The SNOW Bus will also operate between Whitefish and Whitefish Mountain Resort.
http://skiwhitefish.com/getting-here/

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No. You can easily request a full refund prior to the day of the event. New registrations must be completed by the competitor / gaurdian.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. I'll be honest, it is nice but it is not necessary.

Do WMR Employees / families receive a discount?
Pre-register online to recieve a 50% refund. (Credit card refunded)

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
All skiers and snowboarders must be at least 8 years old and have a parent / guardian sign an assumption of risk policy prior to competing.

Other Questions?
Please contact our events department at
406.862.2910 or [email protected]

For more events at Whitefish Mountain Resort, visit: http://skiwhitefish.com/events/