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Aspen/Snowmass Open Registration and Schedule

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So you think you've got what it takes to tare it up on the holy grail, Winter X Games terrain? Well, here's your chance. Back for its 7th year, the Aspen/Snowmass Open invites men and women skiers and riders to Buttermilk Mountain to show their stuff on the Winter X Games slopestyle course and the monster 22-foot superpipe before the terrain is open to the public. The competition, boasting handsome cash prizes will run from February 23 - 26, 2012, so get up and get registered now for your chance to compete.

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This years events include Men SKI/SB, Men SKI Halfpipe, Men SKI Slope & Pipe, Women SKI/SB Slopestyle, Women SKI Halfpipe, Women SKI Slope & Pipe. Up for grabs are cash prizes of up to $5,000 for the top men's winner and up to $1,500 for the top winner in the women's categories. The Aspen/Snowmass open brings in about 350 athletes to compete. If you're hungry for competition, check out the schedule and registration information below to enter.

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Fees for registration:

Men SKI/SB Slopestyle: $115
Men SKI Halfpipe: $100
Men SKI Slope & Pipe: $200
Women SKI/SB Slopestyle: $75
Women SKI Halfpipe: $75
Women SKI Slope & Pipe: $140

** Keep in mind these prices do not include your lift ticket for the day. If you don't have a season pass, and need a lift they'll be available for $39 at the Buttermilk lift ticket office**

SCHEDULE: (Subject to Change)

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21-22, 2012
Training (SS and SP course open to credentialed competitors only)

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Ski Slopestyle (men) – Qualifying

Friday, February 24, 2012
Ski Slopestyle (women) - Qualifying
Ski Slopestyle (men and women) – Finals

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Ski Superpipe (men) – Qualifying
Snowboard Slopestyle (men) – Qualifying

Sunday, February 26, 2012
Snowboard Slopestyle (women) - Qualifying
Snowboard Slopestyle (men and women) – Finals
Ski Superpipe (women) - Qualifying
Ski Superpipe (men and women) – Finals

And if you're thinking that competing in the Open isn't for you, consider coming out to support the athletes while skiing and riding at your own pace. We've been getting hit hard with some great snow over the past few weeks. Check out the following footage from Aspen/Snowmass and see for yourself.

AS | 2010-2011 Sizzle Reel (Full) from Aspen Video Productions on Vimeo.