From the Queens Cup Open — Park City, Utah — This March, the world's top female professional and amateur skiers alike will flock to Park City to be a part of the 6th Annual Queens Cup Open presented by Park City Freestyle, held at Park City Mountain Resort. Registration has officially opened for the slopestyle and halfpipe events on the event's From the website.
"Queen's Cup has always been a great way to get talented girls from all across North America to come out and have a good time," said professional skier Dania Assaly, who skis out of Park City and is fresh off a win in halfpipe at the first stop of the Dew Tour. "Skiing is a passion that we all love and commit to year round. To bring a group of enthusiastic girls together and ski hard and progress is something that we do not get to do everyday. I look forward to this event every year."
One lucky girl will win a free camp session at Evolve Chile at Valle Nevado ski resort in Chile, which is sponsoring the Pro-Throw Down Video Contest. “We are super stoked to be part of such a great event, there are not enough events like this which allow amateur and young up and coming female riders to shine and show the world who they are,” said Daniel Rinzler, Evolve Chile’s founder. With prizes from Moment skis, Paul Mitchell, Skullcandy, Bendis skin products, Advent Group, Skully Boom designer speakers, Dakine, Smith, Bern helmets, Monster, Vitamin Water and $500 in cash to the winner of the slopestyle and halfpipe events, competitors will have extra incentive to throw down this year.
The Event will Feature: The Pro Throw Down An opportunity for the invited professional athletes to show off their skills at an exciting night rail jam Friday evening. All invited pros will participate in a “jam” format event at the base of Park City Mountain Resort. The rail jam is intended to get the girls pumped for a weekend of excitement and create a spectacle that shows off the progression of the top athletes in the industry. The contest is a winner takes all cash purse of $1000.
Evolve Chile Pro Throw Down Video Contest
The Pro Throw Down Video contest, sponsored by Evolve Chile, is an opportunity for amateurs to show what they've got in the Pro Throw Down and also win a free session at Evolve Chile ski camp at Valle Nevado ski resort. The details of the contest are:
1. E-mail QueensCup@EvolveChile.com and explain in less than 300 words why you want to win a free camp session.
2. Place Evolve Chile and Queens Cup logo at the beginning of your video.
3. Upload video on youtube or vimeo and post to the Evolve Chile (company) fan page. Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes and will be judged on technicality, originality, skill and variety. Show us what you got… personality, spills, thrills, the scariest and coolest thing you’ve done on skis! The effort you put into your video is extremely important!
4. The last day to submit a video is Friday, March 18th. 5. Three ladies will win a chance to compete at The Pro Throw Down which will be announced on Monday, March 21.
6. Final decision will be made at the Pro Throw Down on Friday, March 25 where one of the lucky three girls will win a free camp session at Evolve Chile.
High- Fives Non- Profit Raffle The High Fives Foundation is a non- profit organization to help raise awareness for those who have suffered a life altering injury while persuing a snow sport. During the the Pro Throw Down spectators can donate $5 and receive a chance to win prizes that will be raffled off from sponsors like Moment skis, Paul Mitchell, Skullcandy, Bendis skin products, Advent Group, Skully Boom designer speakers, Dakine, Smith and Bern helmets. All proceeds will be donated to High Fives. Slopestyle and Halfpipe Events The QCO will utilize a unique team format. Invited pros serve as team- captains and the teams will practice together and compete together. Teams will be selected at random, although age and ability level are taken into consideration. Athletes (excluding the invited pros) will be judged individually to determine first, second and third place podiums which will include cash as well as product prizes. The team score is based on the entire team, including the invited pros and the winning team will receive product prizes. The unique format allows amateurs to compete against amateurs in the individual competition while giving incentive for pros to throw down and help their team out in the team competition. Girls on Skis The ladies from Girlsonskis.com will be making edits from each day of the event in addition to live web updates with interviews and clips. The winners of the slopestyle and halfpipe competition will win a day of filming with Girls on Skis and have the opportunity to be featured on their website. QCO After Party The QCO After Party will be held on Saturday, March 26 at The Downstairs on Main St. in Park City for 21+ competitors.