Speed is king for skiers and snowboarders who compete in the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Waterville Valley Resort.
Waterville Valley Resort will host the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. This is a day of racing, music, fun and giveaways for all in attendance.
The race is open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities and it is FREE! All you need is to do is purchase a lift ticket and complete a registration form. Race contestants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to register. Registration will open on race day from 8-11 a.m. and the race will start promptly at 11 a.m.
The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge has become the longest running and farthest-reaching ski and snowboard race competition in the United States as it rolls into Waterville Valley Resort for the 23rd season.
Product samples, contests and raffles will be offered throughout the day and all race contestants will automatically be entered to win a snowboard, hot finger gloves, t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more. The Vertical Victory Party and Awards start at 2:30 p.m. and include a raffle. The awards ceremony concludes the event with the top three finishers in their respective age categories being presented with a medal, as well as a qualifying packet to attend the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Finals on March 23, 2013 at Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont and a FREE lift ticket. Competitors will compete with some of the best skiers and snowboarders in the Northeast!
> > Visit www.snocountry.com for more information on the series.
> > Sign-up online.