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Alberta Snowboarding Announces Alberta Style Series Part I January 10th to 12th at Canada Olympic Park

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/10/14 -- The first of the 5 event Alberta Series sponsored by the ASA will be held at C.O.P. on January 10-12th. This competition weekend is focused on fun! From the Grom Jam on the Friday night, to Halfpipe FIS and Open on Saturday, to the Slopestyle event on Sunday. There will be something for all ages and levels of riders.

Friday, January 10th - Grom Jam (for riders 12 & under)


--  A combination of 3 features: half-pipe, jumps, and rails 
--  Devoted time for girls to train in Progression Park 
--  Prizes 
--  Participants in the Grom Jam can take part in the Speed Training day On
    Saturday, January 11th for $10 
--  Participants can sign up on site the day of the grom event 

Schedule:


5-6pm          Registration (in C.O.P Amphitheatre)                         
                                                                            
5:30-5:50pm    Girls only (in Progression Park)                             
                                                                            
5:50-6:30pm    Warm-up (in Progression Park)                                
                                                                            
6:30pm         Riders meeting at bottom of Progression Park                 
                                                                            
6:45-8:30pm    Competition (in Progression Park)                            
                                                                            
8:45pm         Awards (in C.O.P. Amphitheatre)                              

Saturday, January 11th - Half Pipe FIS and Open


--  Super pipe event 
--  Prizes 

Schedule:


8:30-9:30am    Registration                                                 
                                                                            
9:30-10:15am   Course open for training                                     
                                                                            
10:15am        Riders Meeting (at start)                                    
                                                                            
10:30am        Heat 1                                                       
                                                                            
12:00pm(i)     Heat 2                                                       
                                                                            
1:30pm(i)      Finals                                                       
                                                                            
3:30pm(i)      Prizing                                                      

Sunday, January 12th - Slopestyle Competition FIS and Open (West Line)


--  A fun, yet exciting slopestyle competition designed for club riders that
    will combine two jumps with a set of rails to cap off an exciting season
    warm-up 
--  Prizes 

Schedule:


8:00-9:00am    Registration                                                 
                                                                            
9:30-10:00am   Course open for training                                     
                                                                            
10:15am        Riders Meeting (at start)                                    
                                                                            
10:30am        Heat 1                                                       
                                                                            
12:00pm(i)     Heat 2                                                       
                                                                            
1:30pm(i)      Finals                                                       
                                                                            
3:30pm(i)      Prizing                                                      

The Alberta Snowboarding Association would like to thank the athletes, volunteers and sponsors who donated generous time and prizing to make this event a success. Sponsors include Electric, Shredz Shop, Royal Board Shop, Ski Cellar Snowboard, Mountain Cultures, Lake Louise Inn, Unltd, Somewon, Skullcandy, Rackanize and Marketwired.

(i) Schedule is subject to change

The Alberta Snowboarding Association is a non-profit provincial sports association promoting the development of snowboard training and competition.

Contacts:
For more information or media inquiries
contact Aletta De Rooij at 403-247-5609.

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