PHOTO: Mike Schirf
PHOTO: Mike Schirf

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (October 11, 2016)—The 17th Annual Powder Awards is excited to announce its move to Breckenridge, Colorado, this December. Celebrating the best in skiing cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement, the Powder Awards brings its rich 16-year history to the newly revamped Winter Dew Tour. With the most most prestigious ski awards event opening the weekend, the Dew Tour establishes its new festival-style format with a blend of awards shows, music, on-snow events, and action sports culture.

Highlighting the best ski films and athletes of the year, the Powder Awards commences on the evening of December 8, 2016, at the Riverwalk Center. The event also showcases readers’ favorite skiers with the annual Powder Poll.

Voting for the Powder Poll opened October 5 on PowderAwards.com and runs through November 4, 2016. During the first four weeks that voting is open, POWDER is hosting a weekly giveaway that includes VIP Packages and two invitations to the 17th Annual Powder Awards.

POWDER is also accepting film submissions for the 13 film categories. Filmmakers can find submission information on PowderAwards.com.

One of the biggest nights in skiing, the Powder Awards attract a who’s who of the industry, including professional skiers, ski legends, ski film production crews, industry brands, media, and celebrities.

About POWDER
Established in 1972 as The Skier’s Magazine, POWDER is produced by and for those who embrace skiing and developed through a collective love of two things: good skiing and quality storytelling. Since its inception, POWDER believes in authenticity, experience, and a respect for its readers—the most passionate, dedicated, and loyal in the sport. Forty-five years after its founding in Sun Valley, Idaho, POWDER’s network of digital and social properties, magazines, books, radio, and events, makes it the most influential and reliable source of information for the ski community. POWDER is published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network. For more information, please visit POWDER.com.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier trans-media network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 60 websites, 50 publications, 50 annual events, the Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video-on-demand service, as well as the world’s largest automotive and action/adventure sports media platforms, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit enthusiastnetwork.com.