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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Expands the Dick's Ditch Classic


Posted on - 2013-02-08

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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Expands the Dick's Ditch Classic

(February 8, 2013 - Teton Village, WY) Jackson Hole Mountain Resort's premier ski and snowboard freeride race event, The Dick’s Ditch Classic, is coming back bigger and better than ever for 2013. For the first time the banked slalom race will span two weekends in March, March 1-3 for skiers and March 8-10, 2013 for snowboarders. This new format of two weekends, one for skiers and one for snowboarders, will expand the field and create dynamic competition. The race, which has grown in popularity over the thirteen year history, has been an exciting on-hill event with fun off-mountain celebrations for locals and visitors alike.

The Dick's Ditch Classic winds over manmade and natural terrain in Dick's Ditch run, accessed from Amphitheatre bowl. It’s a banked slalom, with a thigh-burning course like no other, bigger prize money than ever for pro divisions, bragging rights and belt buckles for the amateur classes. The bigger than ever race also means bigger rewards with over $10,000 of cash and prizes. The pro divisions earn cash prizes of $1000 for 1st place, $500 for second place, and $250 for third place. Registration will be available online at www.jacksonhole.com starting Monday, February 11, 2013 at 12 noon MST. Category entry fees are as follows: Pros - $60, Masters & Amateur Classes - $55 and Groms (11-13 years old) - $45, Registration will be open until the 150 spaces (per weekend) have been filled. Discounted lift tickets are available for registered racers who have checked in and received their bib.

 

Jackson Hole Dicks Ditch Classic 2013
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March is an exciting month at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort with special events every weekend, including the famous Dick’s Ditch Classic, live Music Under the Tram every Saturday afternoon and the premiere music event of the winter, Jackson Hole Mountain Fest. The featured headliner for the 8th Annual Mountain Fest on March 30th is O.A.R. The band will bring new and familiar music to the stage, and is guaranteed to put on a show that will be bright and exciting for everyone in the Jackson Hole and ski community.