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Keystone to Host College Nationals March 28

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posted: 03/18/2008

Some of the hottest collegiate ski and snowboard slopestyle athletes will gather at Keystone Resort in Colorado on March 28-29 for the 2008 Collegiate Nationals, a first-of-its kind event showcasing collegiate championships.

You can still register for the Edge® Shave Gel Collegiate Snowboarding Open Championships or the Edge® Shave Gel Collegiate Freeskiing Open Championships. Male and female snowboarders and skiers of all levels are encouraged to come out for a chance at the Collegiate Snowboarding and Skiing Open Championships titles. In addition, winners will take away a share of the $2500 per sport cash purse.

Register today at www.thecollegiatenationals.com. Registration is $25 per competitor and includes a two-day lift ticket, Saturday lunch and an event T-shirt.  Participants must be enrolled in a minimum of three college credits within the past nine months.

In its third consecutive year, The Collegiate Nationals, which emphasizes collegiate lifestyle sports, brings together athletes from over 100 different colleges and universities across the country in a range of competitive events. Competitions will be held in Keystone, CO; Reno, NV; San Diego, CA; and Boulder, CO.

The 2008 Collegiate Nationals line-up brings back last year's roster of Championships including snowboarding, wakeboarding, beach volleyball, boxing, freeskiing, weightlifting and flowboarding. For the second consecutive year, students can compete in both filmmaking and music, featuring bands and film students from colleges around the country. New for 2008, competitive eating debuts this year at Collegiate Nationals.

For more information and for college students interested in participating in The Collegiate Nationals, log on to the event's website: thecollegiatenationals.com.

Extensive television coverage of The Collegiate Nationals kicks-off with a special one-hour program airing on CBS Sports on Sunday, May 25 (2:00 PM, ET). The show will launch seven consecutive days of Olympic style programming on CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK (CSTV), followed by eight days of sport specific programming on the network. CBS College Sports Network's coverage begins on Monday, May 26.

Event Schedule:

Friday, March 28th

  • 8am to 6pm - Registration Open
  • 10am to 4pm - Open Practice
  • 5:00pm - Athlete Meeting
    Saturday, March 29th
  • 8am to 9am - Registration Open, Last Chance
  • 9:30am to 2pm - Men's and Women's Ski and Snowboard Qualifiers
  •  2:30pm to 5:00pm - Men's and Women's Ski and Snowboard Finals
  • 5:30pm - Awards
  • 6pm to 8pm - Event Apres Party at the Last Lift Bar
  • Prizes:

  • Cash Prizes for Top 3 Male and Female, Ski and Board
  • $1000 1st place per discipline for Men's Ski and Board
  • $500 1st place per discipline for Women's Ski and Board

    Rules:

  • Each athlete will receive 2 qualifier runs and 2 final runs, best run counts
  • Relative number from each qualifier will advance to finals

    Location:

  • Keystone Resort, CO - A-51 Terrain Park
  • Access to course by the Peru Express Lift and the A-51 Terrain Park Lift
  • Competition course located directly under the lift

    Registration/Other Information:

  • Mountain House Base Lodge, Upstairs
  • Lodging, Car Rental, and Airfare Discounts Available
  • Log onto http://thecollegiatenationals.com for all info and discounts
  • Log onto http://registration.mtsports.com to register
  • Registration is $25/athlete
  • Registration includes 2 Day Lift Ticket, Saturday Lunch, Event T-shhirt
  • 120 athletes total: 60 ski (40/20 Male/Female) and 60 board (40/20 Male/Female)


    **Event Schedule & Info Subject to Change***
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