Bud Light Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

The highly anticipated return of the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge was everything we expected last season! The annual competition will heat up again on Saturday as 200 amateur bumpers take to the slopes of Outer Limits to battle for a place in the finals. The top 32 men and 16 women will return on Sunday to compete in a head-to-head competition for the mogul challenge cup.

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Dates:

April 5 - 6, 2014

Location:

Outer Limits - Bear Mountain
972 Bear Mountain Rd, Killington, VT

Registration:

All participants must fill out an Express Assumption of Risk Form. If you are under 18, you will need a parent/guardian to sign your form. Save time and fill it out now. 

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  • The first 200 prepaid registrants will be entered for competition. The entry fee is $50.
    • Entry fee doesn’t include a lift ticket. Discounted $35 competitor lift tickets will be available for purchase at registration Saturday and Sunday. These tickets will only be offered to racers competing that day who have already been assigned a bib.
  • This is an amateur, No USSA members or anyone who has been a member of USSA as a competitor in the past five years will be allowed to race.  
  • All competitors must check-in at the 3rd floor of Bear Mountain Lodge, between 7:00 – 8:30a.m.  on Saturday, April 5 pick-up competition bibs.
  • A waiting list will start on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 a.m. at the registration table for all non-registered competitors. A drawing will take place for unclaimed bibs. You must be present to enter your name and you must be present at 9:00 a.m. for the drawing of the unclaimed competitors’ bibs.
  • Divisions: Women 13 & under, Men 13 & under, Women 14 – 20 years old, Men 14 – 20 years old, Women 21 – 34 years old, Men 21 – 34 years old, Women 35 – 49 years old, Men 35 – 49 years old, Women 50+ years old, and Men 50+ years old. On Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. each competitor will get one run.
  • Join us for the start order party at Sushi Yoshi on Friday April 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

RULES

  • Each participant must wear a properly fastened snow sports helmet during all event practice/inspection and competition.
  • Scope it out. Make a habit of course/venue inspection before every event.
  • Know your limits (skill and ability levels) and stay within them. This isn’t the time to try something you’ve never done before.

Competition Schedule

Friday, April 4 2014

Start Time

End Time

Location

USSA Mogul Event-Singles

9:00 AM

1:00 PM

Outer Limits

BMMC Competitor Training

Immediately following USSA mogul event

Outer Limits

Start Order Party  

10:00 PM

11:00 PM

Sushi Yoshi

Saturday, April 5 2014

Start Time

End Time

Location

Registration / check-in

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

3rd Floor, Bear Mountain Lodge

Course Inspection/Practice

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

Outer Limits

Wait List Raffle

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

3rd Floor, Bear Mt. Lodge

Competitor Meeting

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Judge's Stand, Bottom of Outer Limits

Qualifying Rounds (Kids, Men & Women)

10:00 AM

1:00 PM

Outer Limits

Live Music

11:00 AM

5:00 PM

Bear Mountain Deck

Awards

Presented after qualifying rounds conclude

Bear Mountain Deck

BMMC After Party

8:00 PM

2:00 AM

Pickle Barrel Night Club

Sunday, April 6 2014

Start Time

End Time

Location

USSA Dual

9:00 AM

12:00 PM

Outer Limits

BMMC Registration/Check-in

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

3rd Floor, Bear Mountain Lodge

Course Inspection/Practice

12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Outer Limits

Competitor Meeting

10:00 AM

2:00 PM

Judge's Stand, Bottom of Outer Limits

BMMC Finals

12:30 PM

3:00 PM

Outer Limits

Awards

Presented after duals conclude

Bear Mountain Deck

Official BMMC Post Party

4:00 PM-7:00 PM

The Lookout Tavern

Please note that all times and locations are subject to change.

Live Music:

  • Saturday - DJ Prime fueled by Monster Energy Joey Leone Band
  • Sunday - Killington’s own DJ Dave


Judging Criteria:

Males and females are scored separately in each of the age groups. Each Judge can award a maximum of 5 points in the following categories:

  • Turns and Line (50%): Quality and variety of well-executed turns while staying as close as possible to the fall line.
  • Air (25%): Quality of upright aerial maneuvers executed spontaneously in the fall line. Inverts are strictly prohibited.
  • Speed (25%): Speed score will be based on a male and female pacesetter’s time.

Note: The purpose of the Mogul Challenge is to recognize technical superiority and athletic ability

Elimination Rounds:

  • On Saturday at 10 a.m., competitors will each have one run, then the top 32 men and 16 women will return on Sunday to compete in a dual format at 11 a.m. Pairs of competitors will run a dual course with sudden death format - only the winners remain.
  • The top 32 men and 16 women will return to compete in the finals on Sunday, pairings for Sunday’s first run will be arranged tennis tournament style.
  • On Sunday, at 10:00 a.m. pairs of competitors will run a dual course with sudden death elimination until only the winners remain. Awards will be presented to the first, second, third and fourth place overall male and female winners. The 1st – 4th place winners’ names will be engraved on the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge trophy. Each overall winner will also go home with a Bern helmet and a new pair of custom BMMC Championship New Balance Shoes!
  • Also, any men or women who qualify for Sunday's finals will be entered to win a week- long trip to Momentum Ski Camp! The drawing for this grand prize will be at the Pickle Barrel Night Club during the BMMC

Allen Pools & Spas Tailgate BBQ Contest

Allen Pools & Spas will be the official Tailgate BBQ Judging Team for the 2014 Killington Mogul Challenge! On Saturday, April 5th, the cook-off will commence at 10am and the Allen Pools & Spas BBQ Judging Team will visit each grill from 12pm to 130pm! They will announce 3 winners at 2pm- THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL RECIEVE THE BIG GREEN EGG VALUED AT OVER $1,200!!

 

Put your best food forward and plan on WOWING the Allen Pools & Spas judges for your chance to win the most versatile cooking device ever! The Big Green Egg is an all-in-one Grill, Smoker, and Oven and it’s the only grill with a *LIFE TIME WARRANTY!  *Life-time warranty applies to ceramic parts (The Big Green Egg is 99% ceramic)

 

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