Monday, January 22, 2007

Junior Free Ski event at Kimberley Alpine Resort Kicks off 2007 Series

Calgary, AB - January 22, 2007 - The 2007 RCR Junior Freeski Series will kick off at Kimberley Alpine Resort on January 27 and 28, 2007. The event provides the opportunity for youth between the ages of 7 and 18 to develop and showcase their skiing skills in a fun and supportive environment. The event is part of RCR's ongoing commitment to providing active and healthy pursuits for youth. The Series is the only one of its kind in Canada.

The Kimberley Junior Freeski will be split into age categories of 7-11 years, 12-15 years, and 16-18 years, for both boys and girls, with prizes for all categories.

The event schedule is as follows:

Saturday, January 27

7am-8am: Bib Pick Up (Stemwinder Bar and Grill)
8:00am: Competitors' Meeting
10:00am: 3:00pm: Competition
4:30pm: Awards of the Day
7:00pm: Competitors, friends and family are invited to view and celebrate the day's events (Trickle Creek Golf Resort Clubhouse).

Sunday, January 28

8:00am: Competitors' Meeting
10:00am: Competition Finals
3:00pm: Awards

The event entry fee is $50, and competitors may register in advance. Advanced registration is recommended, as space is limited to a maximum of 75 competitors, and registration is filling up quickly. Competitors also receive 20% off lift tickets for the event dates. Helmets are mandatory.
The event is part of the RCR Junior Freeski series, with upcoming events including the Lake Louise Junior Big Mountain Challenge on February 17 and 18, and the Fernie Junior Freeski on March 10 and 11. There will be a combined category prize for competitors that participate in all three events.

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