Snowboard Jamboree is back in 2014 with a freestyle only edition as part of the Snowboard World Cup Tour
Stoneham, Monday, September 16, 2013 — From January 14 to 19, 2014 The Mazda Snowboard Jamboree presented by Vidéotron will once again host the FIS Snowboard World Cup circuit at Stoneham Mountain Resort and downtown Quebec City with three official freestyle disciplines as well as being identified for the first year as a 5-Star event on the famous World Snowboard Tour (WST).
Freestyle wall to wall! In fact, the next edition of the Mazda Snowboard Jamboree presented by Vidéotron will host three official freestyle disciplines. This is the first time ever that the Jamboree offers a complete freestyle schedule with the best riders in the world to attract thousands of spectators. This will be the last chance for many of the athletes from around the world to secure a spot on their respective Olympic Teams for Sochi, since Stoneham will host the two Olympic disciplines, half-pipe and slopestyle.
Snowboard Jamboree joins TTR World Snowboard Tour In addition to its FIS (International Ski Federation) sanction for hosting the World Cup, the Snowboard Jamboree has obtained a spot on the World Snowboard Tour. Run and owned by TTR Pro Snowboarding, the World Snowboard Tour is the world’s largest series of freestyle snowboarding events. The Snowboard Jamboree is very proud to join WST’s 2014 edition as a five stars event. The ranking of the events on the World Snowboard Tour calendar ranks from 3 to 6 and is determined on many different factors. To qualify as a first-time 5-Star event is a great testimony of the quality of the Snowboard Jamboree and race management.
The complete program of the Snowboard Jamboree will be available on www.snowjamboree.com shortly.
About Snowboard Jamboree In 2013, Snowboard Jamboree hosted for the very first time the 10th Mazda Snowboard FIS World Championships presented by Videotron. Back for a stop on the World Cup circuit for the 15th edition, the snowboard festival will return to Stoneham Mountain Resort and downtown Québec City from January 14 to 19, 2014. Corporation Événements d’hiver de Québec has tasked Gestev with putting on the international event. Gestev is an avant-garde event management company that has specialized in sports and cultural events in the Québec City area since 1992. It is a certified responsible event manager (BNQ 9700-253). www.snowjamboree.com.
About TTR Pro Snowboarding TTR Pro Snowboarding is a new breed of sports governing body made up of a professional network of events, athletes, nations and industry partners. TTR has been built upon the sport’s core values and unique culture with the goal of making snowboarding the most recognized progressive sport in the world. The overall objective is to uphold the progression of snowboarding by providing fair and open competition environments, including innovative judging and ranking systems, that allow for athletes to develop from rookies into world-class athletes. A non-profit organization, TTR Pro Snowboarding owns and operates the World Snowboard Tour, the TTR World Ranking System and the World Championships of Snowboarding. At the end of each World Snowboard Tour competitive season, TTR Pro Snowboarding awards World Snowboard Tour Champion titles in each of the following categories: Overall, Halpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air.
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