Battle of the Sexes Winterfest is Feb. 3-4 at Big Bear Lake


Ladies and Gents Battle it out on Rails, Catwalk, and Dance Floor to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

From -- Big Bear Lake, Calif. (January 12) -- The inaugural XOS Battle of the Sexes Winterfest showcases females vs. males in three categories that includes a snowboard rail jam, fashion shows, and DJ battles. The purpose of the event is to educate and uplift women through fun, non-competitive events vs. men, and to raise awareness of breast cancer and the value of living an active lifestyle.

"We want to give women a comfortable forum where they can showcase their talents without any pressures. Winterfest is designed to give them a chance to playfully participate against the guys in a fun atmosphere," said XOS Productions Event Producer Marisa Lupo. "The other key piece of Winterfest is to communicate the message about breast cancer, the importance of self examination and early detection, and to provide knowledge to fight the deadly disease."

The two day event is February 3 and 4, 2012 in The Big Bear Village at the Big Bear Visitor Center parking lot. The event kicks off Friday, February 3 with a night-time DJ concert, featuring top-name DJs, and fashion show inside a large structured tent. The following day, Saturday, February 4, the Big Bear Visitor Center parking lot transforms into a winter-themed festival with a kid's snow play area, snowshoe demos, live entertainment, carnival-type games, food vendors, art displays, winter apparel and booths providing information about breast cancer awareness.

The main attraction on Saturday is the XOS Rail Jam that features top female snowboarders that rival top male snowboarders on professionally-built rails and jibs for an exciting snowboarding competition. Once the sun goes down, the music starts up again in the tented arena for a second DJ concert and fashion show Saturday night. Headlining acts for both Friday and Saturday evenings include internationally-renowned DJs Revolvr, Tatiana Fontes and Kristina Sky. Other performers include 2Deadbeatz, Duality, Shibby, MC2 and Ayla Simone. The tented events provide entertaining male vs. female DJ battles, dance-offs and catwalk fashion struts.

Big Bear Winterfest
XOS Battle of the Sexes Winterfest is Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4. Both of the evening tented DJ concerts are from 5 p.m. to 12 midnight for ages 18 and over. Admission is $25 each night. (A portion of ticket sales goes to Boarding for Breast Cancer, a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness and fundraising foundation for breast cancer.) Saturday's daytime festivities are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for all daytime activities, which includes the XOS Rail Jam are FREE and open to all ages. The location of the event is at The Big Bear Visitor Center, 630 Bartlett Road in Big Bear Lake. For more event information visit To purchase discounted concert tickets and lodging packages log onto or call 800-424-4232.